September 7, 2017
World premiere of Violin Concerto by Georg Friedrich Haas
with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and Ilan Volkov
Suntory Festival, Suntory Hall, Tokyo
Info here

September 11, 2017
“de terrae fine” for solo violin
Georg Friedrich Haas portrait concert
Suntory Festival, Blue Rose Hall, Tokyo
Info here

October 6
Days and Nights Festival with Philip Glass, Matt Haimovitz and more
Carmel, CA

October 15
Recital benefit for the Princeton Symphony Orchestra with pianist Aaron Wunsch
“Native Explorations”
works by Beethoven, Finney, Huang Ruo, Penderecki, Sciarrino

November 5
Stuff Smith Violin Concerto, arranged by Dave Soldier
Composers Concordance
Le Poisson Rouge

November 20
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time w Raman Ramakrishnan, cello, Charles Neidich, clarinet, Aaron Wunsch, piano
Music Mondays, Advent Lutheran Church, NYC

November 28
MATA Festival benefit gala, honoring conductor Alan Gilbert
“Vocalise” for violin by Taylor Brook
“Gran Turismo” Andrew Norman

December 1
Michael Hersch’s award lecture for the President’s Frontier Award at Johns Hopkins University, 2pm:
solo violin movements from “14 Pieces”, “the weather and landscape are on our side” and “the wreckage of flowers”
Free, open to public
Info here

December 16
AMOC at American Repertory Theatre Dec 15-18
Cambridge, MA
Dec 16: “Cage Match”
violin duos by Donatoni, Bartok, Telemann with Keir GoGwilt
and performances by Matthew Aucoin, Conor Hanick, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Zack Winokur
Info here 

February 11
counter)induction trio concert
at Scorca Hall, National Opera Center
Theisen, Boyce, Davidovsky, Bartlett, Stravinsky

February 14-15
Brown University visit, including recording “Unbreathable Colors” for solo violin by Wang Lu

February 23-25
residency with Nunc at Rice University/Shepherd School of Music, Houston
Feb 23: solo violin recital – music by Wang Lu, Dzubay, Hersch, Haas, Ferneyhough
Feb 24: Nunc ensemble concert – music by Erber, Gervasoni, Alessandrini, Mumford, Currier
Feb 25: student composers workshop

February 27-March 1
residency at Harvard University with AMOC

March 17
counter)induction at Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

March-April dates tba
residency at Park Avenue Armory with AMOC

April 5-7
residency at Williams College with Nunc
music by Christopher Bailey, Sebastian Hilli, Nina C. Young, Harold Meltzer, Ileana Perez Velasquez

April 20
Violin Concerto by Michael Hersch *New York premiere*
with Ensemble Echappe and Jeffrey Milarsky
Lex54 concerts

May 1-5
solo residency at UC Davis
work with undergraduate and graduate composers – concert May 3
May 5: Ligeti Violin Concerto with the UCD Symphony Orchestra and Christian Baldini

May 6-8
solo residency at UC San Diego
collaboration on new violin+electronics work with Rand Steiger

May 14
counter)induction at Scorca Hall, National Opera Center

July 8 and 9
Violin Concerto No. 2 by Georg Friedrich Haas *European premiere*
with Staatsorchester Stuttgart and Sylvain Cambreling

various recording projects of new music (Dzubay and Wang solo violin pieces, Christopher Bailey duo with Mariel Roberts, Louis Karchin duo with Jacqueline Leclair, Suzanne Farrin with ICE)



September 7-8, 2016
music of Michael Hersch at Spectrum, NYC:
“in the snowy margins” for solo violin
“Carrion-Miles to Purgatory” for violin and cello with Mariel Roberts
“the weather and landscape are on our side” for solo violin *premiere*
“After Hölderlin’s ‘Hälfte des Lebens'” for viola and cello with Sophie Shao

October 4
Violin recital on Festival Integrales at Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires
Stefan Wolpe: Piece in Two Parts
Elliott Carter: Four Lauds
Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9
Roger Sessions: Sonata for Violin

October 22
“Al-Andaluz” for solo violin by Dave Soldier
Composers Concordance concert “All about Spain”

November 15
MATA benefit gala, 6:30
“Kango” for solo violin, by Nikolet Burzynska

November 19
Vladimir Feltsman and Friends at Merkin Hall, NYC, 8pm
Schnittke Piano Trio with Feltsman and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

November 20
counter)induction at National Sawdust, 8pm
music of Eric Moe

November 28
new solo violin works by composers of Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College 8pm

December 4
“Tethys” for violin and ensemble by Douglas Boyce
with Inscape Chamber Ensemble
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Info here

January 6, 2017
benefit concert for Composers Conference/Contemporary Performance Institute
chamber music by Sheng, Davidovsky, Berio, Wuorinen
The Juilliard School, 6pm

February 10
Improvisatory Minds – music by Michael Patterson
“Strange Beauty”with pianist Lee Musiker
“Assembling Breughel” for violin
info here

February 19
solo recital on Frequency Festival
Art Institute of Chicago, 3pm
works by Lehman, Burzynska, Desenne, Huang Ruo, Boulez, Kernis
info here

March 7
Miller Theatre
Pop-Up solo recital, 6-7pm
works by Hersch, Lehman, Kernis, Huang Ruo
info here 

March 15
music by Joseph Branciforte, 8pm
Scholes St. Studio, Brooklyn

March 17
recording “Carrion-Miles to Purgatory” by Michael Hersch
with cellist Jay Campbell

March 31
Harbison: Double Concerto for violin and cello and orchestra
Sawyer: Fantasy Concerto for violin, cello, piano and orchestra
with Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Gil Rose at Jordan Hall
Julia Bruskin, cello
Andrea Lam, piano
info here

April 5
release concert for new solo album “Invisible Colors” on Urlicht Audiovisual:
music of Ferneyhough, Wolpe, Carter, Barrett, and premiere of “Unbreathable Colors” by Wang Lu
National Sawdust, Brooklyn
Tickets here

April 6-7
residency and concert at Williams College with ICE ensemble
new violin/piano work “Fire of the Heart and Mind” by Ileana Perez-Velasquez and chamber music by Aperghis, Gee, Cleare, Dubrovay

April 28
MATA Festival at the Kitchen
“Friends of MATA” chamber concert

April 30
counter)induction at the Brooklyn Public Library

May 13
counter)induction at Thalia Theater, Symphony Space
Six works by ACA composers

May 18
Look and Listen Festival, NYC
solo violin pieces by Gabriela Lena Frank, Louis Karchin, Salvatore Sciarrino

May 25
music of Huang Ruo at Huntington Library in Los Angeles
Four Fragments for violin
info here 

June 30 to July 9
West Cork Chamber Music Festival in Ireland
Penderecki Sonata No. 2 and Sextet, Bartók Sonata No 2, Brahms B-flat Sextet
“Language” for solo violin by Sam Perkin (premiere)
Salvatore Sciarrino “Six Caprices”  for solo violin
info here

July 16-30
Composers Conference and Contemporary Performance Institute
various works including premiere of “Capriccio” for violin and ensemble by Diego Tedesco

August 7-14
artists’ workshop/retreat in Vermont

September 7 
world premiere of Violin Concerto by Georg Friedrich Haas
with Tokyo Symphony and Ilan Volkov
Suntory Festival, Tokyo

September 11
“de terrae fine” for solo violin
Portrait concert of chamber music of Georg Friedrich Haas
Suntory Festival, Tokyo


September 8-10
residency at East Carolina University, presented by NC NewMusic Initiative:
solo recital of music by Carter, Perez-Velasquez, Xenakis, Saariaho, Barrett, Mackey, Ferneyhough, Chasalow
+ composers workshop and violin/viola masterclass

September 12, 9:30pm
solo concert presented by Contemporary Insights
Elliott Carter “Four Lauds”, Brian Ferneyhough “Unsichtbare Farben” and Richard Barrett “Air”

September 25
“Dialogues” event presented by Composers Now
Eric Chasalow: “Scuffle and Snap” for violin and electronics
also on the program: Marcos Balter, Ryan Muncy, Valerie Coleman
at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem

October 3
Michael Hersch “On the Threshold of Winter”
at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore

October 30
Michael Hersch “On the Threshold of Winter”
at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN

November 8
Composers Conference artists concert at Wellesley College
Haydn Trio F# minor
Telemann Trio Sonata in G
Davidovsky “Flashbacks”
Harbison “Samuel Chapter”

November 14
solo show at Liquid Music, presented by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN
with Nina C. Young, electronics
works by Fujikura, Saariaho, Barrett, Perez-Velasquez, Young

December 4
with Yarn/Wire at National Sawdust
premiere of “Into the Breach” by George Lewis for violin, two pianos and percussion

December 12
counter)induction at National Sawdust
Hyla chamber works, including NY premiere of “Wave”

January 9, 7pm
Boulez tribute concert at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC
Boulez: Anthèmes 1 for violin
Ryan Francis: Anthem for violin and electronics (premiere)

January 9, 10pm
music of Gregg Kallor: “Short Stories” for violin and piano
with Gregg Kallor, piano
Subculture, NYC

January 24, 8pm
Nunc at National Sawdust:
Diego Tedesco  “Divertimento II” premiere
Jonathan Dawe “Roventi” premiere
David Fulmer  “Silence of the Sirens” NY premiere
Elliott Carter “Four Lauds” for violin
Michael Jarrell “Eco III” for soprano and harp
Iannis Xenakis  “Aroura” for 12 strings

January 30, 7:30pm
at Tenri Institute, Composers Now Festival opening concert:
“Repeated Notes” for solo violin by Steven Mackey

February 2
chamber works by Hungarian composers
Sheen Center, NYC

February 17
8pm: “La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” by Luigi Nono
with Christopher Burns
at National Sawdust
preceded by 7pm: Ekmeles performs vocal music of Josquin, Ockeghem, Nono, Scelsi, Sciarrino

February 27
solo recital benefit for The Walden School
Jazzway, Baltimore

March 3
Paul Desenne violin concerto “The Two Seasons of the Caribbean Tropics”
with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and conductor Carlos Izcaray
Birmingham, AL

March 7
Music Mondays at Advent Lutheran Church
violin/piano pieces by Ross Lee Finney and Krysztof Penderecki with pianist Aaron Wunsch

March 15
solo and with electronics at the Met Breuer
music by Francis (premiere), Young, Karchin, Ferneyhough, Wolpe, Saariaho, Fujikura
with David Bird on electronics

March 23-26
“La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” by Luigi Nono
with Christopher Burns
Utopian Listening: the Late Electroacoustic Music of Luigi Nono”
co-sponsored by Tufts and Harvard Universities
March 24, 7:45pm  workshop/discussion of “La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura”
March 25 8pm performance
March 26 8pm performance

April 3
Fonema Consort at National Sawdust with Miranda Cuckson, viola
works by Pablo Chin, Irene Quero, Jason Eckardt, Francisco Guerrero, Anton Webern

April 16
music by Lansing McCloskey at Spectrum, 7pm
premiere of “Two” for solo violin

April 17-19
Nunc residency at Williams College
April 18: concert of works by Ileana Perez Velasquez (incl. new work for violin+ensemble), Shulamit Ran, Jay Schwartz and Ton That Tiet

May 3
New Music USA presents A John Duffy Celebration:
“Heritage Suite” for violin and piano by John Duffy
with Aaron Wunsch
7:30pm at Roulette

May 5
Sebastian Currier “Verge” at the Institute for Advanced Study,
Princeton University
with Ben Fingland and Stephen Gosling

May 7, 8pm and May 8, 4pm
Frederic Rzewski Piano Trio at Bargemusic
with Ursula Oppens and Raman Ramakrishnan

May 10
ECM album release concert “Bartók, Schnittke, Lutoslawski” with Blair McMillen
Le Poisson Rouge, NYC, 7pm

May 15
premiere of “Whistleblower” with Philip Glass and Jerry Quickley
benefit for Days and Nights Festival
City Winery

June 3
counter)induction at Tenri Institute, incl world premiere of “Tethys” for violin+ensemble by Douglas Boyce

June 10
Lex54 concerts, St. Peter’s Church NYC
György Kurtág: selections from “Kafka Fragments” for soprano and violin
Michael Hersch: “a breath upwards” for soprano, clarinet, viola, horn

July 17-31
performer at Composers Conference and Contemporary Performance Institute

August 6
Crested Butte Festival, CO
with ICE, music by Suzanne Farrin

August 26
Locrian Chamber Players
Riverside Church, 8pm
music by Bermel, Tse


CD releases:

  •  Melting the Darkness: solo violin works by Xenakis, Haas, Bianchi, Burns, Perez-Velasquez, Sigman, Rowe (Urlicht Audiovisual) 
  • music of Anna Weesner (Albany Records) – solo and duos 

September 7
solo set on Brothers Balliett evening:
works by JS Bach and Eric Chasalow

September 20
Lee Hyla memorial concert, 12-3pm
with counter)induction: “Amnesia Redux” for piano trio
St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, NYC

September 27
counter)induction at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

October 5
solo recital at Haverford College, PA
Bach G minor Sonata
solo contemporary works by Bianchi, Weesner, Chasalow, Hersch

October 7
solo performance at MATA gala: Oscar Bianchi’s “Semplice”
Tibet House, NYC

October 23
Stefan Wolpe Society concert at DiMenna Center, NY, 8pm
Wolpe: Piece in Two Parts for solo violin
Ralph Shapey: Four Etudes for solo violin

October 30
world premiere of string sextet by Charles Wuorinen
viola with the JACK Quartet
Italian Academy at Columbia University, NY

November 3
counter)induction at the New York Library of the Performing Arts
works by Otto Luening, Margaret Brouwer

November 6
Mutations with Vijay Iyer
Strathmore Music Center, North Bethesda, MD

November 8-9
Mutations with Vijay Iyer
OZ  Nashville

November 12
7:30pm NYC
release event for “Melting the Darkness” Part I
violin+electronics and solo electronics works by Ileana Perez-Velasquez, Alex Sigman and Robert Rowe

November 14
6:00pm, FREE
first concert of new Brown Institute Concert Series (Columbia University, 2950 Broadway)
release event for “Melting the Darkness” Part II: microtonal works by Xenakis, Haas, Burns, Bianchi

November 17
recital at Bard College, 8pm
with Blair McMillen

November 18
faculty recital at Mannes College, 8pm
with Blair McMillen

November 20-23
Black Mountain Songs at BAM
music by Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner

December 5
Mutations and Radhe Radhe with Vijay Iyer

December 10-11
seminar and solo recital at Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore
Mikka S   Iannis Xenakis
Piece in Two Parts for violin alone    Stefan Wolpe
Four Etudes for solo violin  Ralph Shapey
Semplice  Oscar Bianchi
Intermedio alla ciaconna  Brian Ferneyhough

December 18-20
Mutations with Vijay Iyer
Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY

January 25, 3pm
solo c)i X+N show with electronics
music by Mario Davidovsky and Donald Martino
Spectrum, NY

January 30
music by George Lewis and John Zorn with ICE
Abrons Arts Center, NYC

February 8
new violin/piano piece by Wendy Griffiths
Music Under Construction, 4:30pm
Mannes Concert Hall

February 11
Nono “La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” at Lawrence University, WI
with Christopher Burns
webpage link

March 13
ICE at Americas Society, NYC
music by Mario Davidovsky (including world premiere)

March 14
Richard Cameron-Wolfe’s Lilith with pianist Michael Brown
American Composers Alliance
at DiMenna Center in NYC

March 21-23
Nunc residency at University of Wisconsin, Madison
music by Crumb, Augusta Read Thomas, Schwendinger, Sebastian Currier

April 4
counter)induction at Trinity Center, Philadelphia
music of George Crumb, Douglas Boyce

April 9
solo recital at Strathmore Music Center
works by Xenakis, Davidovsky, Sessions and Ferneyhough:

April 11
counter)induction at Subculture, NYC
music of George Crumb, Douglas Boyce

April 12
music by Anthony Korf at Academy of Arts and Letters, 3pm
with Louis Hanzlik et al

April 25
solo set: works by Haas, Ferneyhough, Xenakis at EMPAC, Troy NY

April 27
Lou Harrison: Concerto for Violin and Percussion Orchestra
with Mannes Percussion Ensemble and James Baker
Mannes Concert Hall, 8pm

April 30
Schoenberg Suite Op. 29
Hindemith Clarinet Quartet
with Neidich, Gythfeldt, Sherry, Oppens
CUNY Graduate Center, 1:00pm

May 3
Look and Listen Festival, NY, 7pm
solo works by Shulamit Ran, Iannis Xenakis, Kaija Saariaho
Donatoni “Ciglio III” with pianist Cory Smythe

May 9
new violin piece by Marcelo Toledo
at Spectrum

May 12
Steven Mackey’s “Repeated Notes” for solo violin (US premiere)
Sound Kitchen at Princeton University

May 16
counter)induction at Church of the Intercession
works by Nielson, Bartlett, Boyce, Moe

May 31-June 5
Beethoven Institute at Mannes College with pianist Thomas Sauer
May 31: Beethoven Sonata Op. 30 No. 3
June 3: George Walker: Sonata No. 2  and
Lyric for String Quartet with Serena Canin, Misha Amory, Michael Kannen

June 11
chamber music of Gregg Kallor at Subculture
with Gregg Kallor, piano and Joshua Roman, cello

June 17-19
Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance (IFCP) at Mannes College
June 17:  Boulez: Dérive I
June 18: music of David Sanford
June 19:  solo recital:  Xenakis, Ferneyhough, Saariaho, Mackey

June 26
Richard Barrett festival at Spectrum
“Air”for solo violin

July 19-August 2
Composers Conference at Wellesley College



October 17
works by Jonathan Keren, Steven Mackey, Jorge Liderman, Paul Desenne, Charles Wuorinen
with guitarist Nadav Lev and mezzo-soprano Rinat Shaham

October 19
portrait concert of Michael Hersch, including two solo violin works
DiMenna Center, 8pm

October 24
faculty recital at Mannes College, 8pm
with pianist Yegor Shevtsov
Debussy Sonata
Steven Mackey Sonata
Donald Martino: Fantasy-Variations for violin
Beethoven Sonata Op. 30 No. 2 in C minor

November 10
counter)induction at Tenri Institute, 8pm
music by Halka, Stem, Boyce, Gander, Cage, Feldman

November 19
“Dolce Far Niente” for violin/piano by Cenk Ergun with pianist Ning Yu
Princeton University, 8pm

December 14
Nunc concert at Tenri Institute, 8pm
music by Cenk Ergun, Gilad Cohen, Sofia Gubaidulina, Alexander Goehr, Anton Arensky

January 2-5
New Year’s Festival at Bargemusic
Paul Desenne’s Sonata for solo violin
US premiere 

January 10-11
counter)induction at Williams College
music by Ryan Streber, Mario Davidovsky, Ileana Perez-Velasquez, Douglas Boyce

January 24
recital at French Embassy in Washington, DC, 7:30pm
FUSION presented by the Phillips Collection and broadcast by Radio France
music by Barber, Boulez, Debussy, Mackey, Copland
with pianist Yegor Shevtsov

February 7 and 8
Nunc at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University

Brahms, Ligeti, Rakowski, Ferneyhough
Nunc page

February 10
Kurtag concert at Music Mondays, Advent Lutheran Church
chamber music of Kurtag, Webern, Schumann (violin and viola)

February 23
Recital presented by Las Americas en Concierto:
works by North and South American composers for violin/viola and piano
at Greenwich House Music School

March 2
recital at Contempo, University of Chicago
with pianist Ning Yu
works by Haas, Davidovsky, Xenakis, Gubaidulina, Unsuk Chin, Jae-Goo Lee 

March 4
Nono “la lontananza..” at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

March 5
Nono “la lontananza..” at Northwestern University, Chicago

March 8 and 9
Pascal Zavaro’s “Songs of Innocence” for violin and chorus
with Cantori New York

March 16
counter)induction at Greenwich House Music School

March 29
performance with Vijay Iyer at Haus der Kunst in Munich

March 31
solo recital on Signatures series at Lorain County College, Ohio
works by Desenne, Boulez, Mumford, Hersch, Mamlok
info here

April 1
solo concert at the Cleveland Museum of Art
works by Xenakis, Haas, Ferneyhough, Boulez, Burns

April 10
Recital at Bargemusic
with pianist Steven Beck
Andrew Rudin Sonata
Milton Babbitt “Little Goes a Long Way”
Bela Bartok  Sonata No. 1
Brian Ferneyhough  Intermedio alla Ciaconna

April 12
Washington Square Contemporary Music Society
chamber music by Robert Cuckson, Elizabeth Hoffman, Louis Karchin
Tenri Institute, 8pm

April 13
solo works by Jeffrey Mumford at Spectrum, 8pm
(from new Mumford CD, “from a stillness brightening”)

April 17-19
Nono “la lontananza..” at New Music New College
Sarasota, FL

April 29
solo violin works by student composers at SUNY Purchase

May 9
solo recital on “Brooklyn’s Own” series
at Brooklyn Conservatory, 8-9pm

May 13
new Violin Concerto “Noonieland” by Gilad Cohen
with Decoda at Princeton University

May 31
Collide-o-Scope at Symphony Space
works by Jason Eckardt, Yotam Haber, Spencer Topel, Lou Bunk

June 7
counter)induction at SubCulture, NYC
music of Mario Davidovsky

June 8
“Souvenir” for viola and electronics by Carl Christian Bettendorf
at the New York Electro-Acoustic Festival
8pm at Abrons Arts Center, NYC

June 25
Nunc premiere of “On the Threshold of Winter” by Michael Hersch
at BAM’s Fishman Space
BAM page (buy tickets)

July 6
Messiaen’s “Quatuor pour la fin du temps” at Music Mountain, CT
with Alex Fiterstein, Nick Canellakis and Michael Brown

July 24
Steven Mackey Sonata for violin and piano at the Composers Conference
with pianist Molly Morkoski
Wellesley College

August 15 and 16
Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina
with Nunc honoring the 80th birthday of Mario Davidovsky
all-Davidovsky program

August 28
Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church, NYC


Fall 2012-2013:

September 18
“in the snowy margins” for solo violin by Michael Hersch
all-Hersch concert at Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore

October 7
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
violin and viola:
Debussy Piano Trio
Debussy Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp
Ravel Piano Trio

 October 11
Portland Chamber Music Festival at the Space Gallery
Portland, Maine, 8pm
Guus Janssen String Quartet #2
Anna Weesner “The Nearness of Things” for solo violin
Sebastian Currier “Next Atlantis” for string quartet, electronics and video

 October 20
counter)induction presented by the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society

October 23
Sequitur at McGill University, Montreal
works by Vivier, Crockett, Meltzer, Currier

November 5 
chamber music of Thomas Adès: Catch, Court Studies from The Tempest, Les Baricades Misterieuses, Cardiac Arrest
and Janacek Violin Sonata
at Music Mondays series at Advent Lutheran Church, Broadway and 93rd st, FREE

November 18
Sequitur at Music on the Edge in Pittsburgh, PA
works by Meltzer, Ravel, Rosenblum, Williams 

December 8 and 9, 15 and 16
Beethoven String Quartets Op. 18: Nos. 3, 1, 2 on Dec 8/9 and Nos. 5, 6, 4 on Dec 15/16
at Bargemusic
with Jesse Mills, Melissa Reardon and Raman Ramakrishnan

January 4

Nono CD release event at Spectrum, *7pm:
121 Ludlow Street, Second Floor, NYC
Tickets: $15 general/$10 students and seniors

–Live performance by Miranda and Chris of Leggii 3 and 4 from “la lontananza nostalgica utopica futura”
–Demo of the recording featuring Richard Warp’s realizations of the electronics in 5.1 channel surround sound
–Miranda performs Chris’ composition “come ricordi come sogni come echi: six studies on Nono’s ‘la lontananza nostalgica utopica futura’ for solo violin”
–Open forum with the artists

January 5

artists’ event at Spectrum, *7pm
121 Ludlow Street, Second Floor, NYC
Tickets: $15 general/$10 students and seniors

— Miranda Cuckson and Chris Burns perform Dai Fujikura’s “prism spectra” for viola and live surround electronics
— Chris Burns presents his compositions: “Opalescence” performed by Trevor Saint, and “Xenoglossia” for live electronics
— Richard Warp demonstrates his new brain-computer spatialization interface

January 13
benefit event for Nunc 4pm
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St.

January 18
“Got to be Modernistic”
Nunc concert at Mannes Concert Hall, 8pm
works by Xenakis, Gubaidulina, Aperghis, Wuorinen, Loeb, Hersch, James P. Johnson
violin/viola with Mary Nessinger, voice; Adrian Morejon, bassoon; Ning Yu, piano; Joseph Brent, mandolin; Alex Lipowski, percussion

 January 31
counter)induction presented by the New York Public Library
at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, 6:00pm

February 4
Kaminsky memorial concert at Merkin Hall, 8pm
with Talea Ensemble, music by Olga Neuwirth

February 10
Jeffrey Mumford’s music at the National Gallery of Art
solo violin works and vln/vcl duo with cellist Julia Bruskin
Washington, DC

February 15
“Here and Now” 8pm
recital at Bargemusic

February 19
American Composers Alliance festival
Louis Karchin’s Rhapsody for violin and piano w/Steven Beck

March 1
Nunc at Contempo series at University of Chicago
Ralph Shapey Composer Portrait concert, 7:30pm
pre-concert panel discussion 6:30
Clarinet Quintet
Five for violin and piano
String Quartet No. 10
Piano Quintet
Contempo site

March 3 
guest performer with Fonema Consort
and works by Wuorinen, Bianchi, Saariaho
Vail Chapel at Northwestern University, Chicago

March 10
guest performer with Collage New Music
music of Anton Webern and Morton Feldman (“Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello”)
Longy School, Boston, 8pm

March 15
“Pairings” concert: Messiaen “Quartet for the End of Time” and music by JS Bach
at WMP Concert Hall, 8pm
with Alexander Fiterstein, Aaron Wunsch and Julia Bruskin 

March 29
8pm: solo show at The Stone, NYC
program including works by Robert Rowe, Roger Sessions, Anna Weesner 

April 13
chamber works by Donald Martino and Salvatore Sciarrino
with Collide-o-Scope Music
at Greenwich House Music School

April 20
MATA festival with Talea Ensemble
Roulette, NYC 

April 21 
premieres of new works by NYU graduate composers, 8pm
with loadbang and a solo violin work by Wang Jie 

May 5
Nunc concert in Millbrook, NY at the Millbook School
works by Carter, Sciarrino, Bianchi, Stroppa, Weesner
1:30 presentation, 4:00 concert

May 8
recital at the Italian Academy at Columbia University, 7pm
with Blair McMillen
world premiere of Jason Eckardt’s “Strömkarl”
Oscar Bianchi’s “Semplice”
Sciarrino Sonatina
Marco Stroppa “Passacaglia cannonica”
Tartini/Kreisler “Devil’s Trill” Sonata
FREE admission

May 31
counter)induction at Tenri Institute, 8pm
Dai Fujikura’s “Halcyon” and “Dolphins” for two violas
Paul Desenne’s “The Worm’s Belly Dance” from Sonata for Solo Violin
and works by Vines, Rogers, Boyce

July 1-13
teaching and performing at the Foulger International Music Festival
performing chamber music by Schubert, Dvorak, Cage, Brahms, O’Connor, and Bach’s Violin Concerto in A minor

July 16
recital with pianist Yegor Shevtsov at the Golandsky Festival
McCarter Theatre, Princeton University, 8pm
Steven Mackey  Sonata
Beethoven  Sonata Op. 30 No. 2 in C minor
Debussy  Sonate
Bach Sonata in A BWV 1015

July 21-August 4
Composers Conference
including Eric Chasalow’s “Scuffle and Snap” for violin and electronics

August 12-18
Portland Chamber Music Festival 20th Anniversary season
chamber music by Mozart and Spohr

August 22
Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church, 8pm
music by Robert Carl, David Macdonald and Carl Schimmel 



January 23
counter)induction at Scandinavia House, 8pm
“Suomi”: works by Magnus Lindberg, Jukka Tiensuu, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kaija Saariaho

February 3
concert at Library of Congress in Washington, DC in honor of Fritz Kreisler
World premiere of Harold Meltzer’s “Kreisleriana” for violin and piano, commissioned by the McKim Fund
works by Kreisler: String Quartet, Chanson Louis XIII et Pavane, Caprice Viennois, Praeludium and Allegro

February 15
String Quartet by Robert Cuckson
at Mannes College, the New School for Music, 8pm

March 4
counter)induction at Italian Academy, Columbia University, *6pm*
Lachenmann “dal niente”
Nono: Fragmente-Stille, an Diotima
Schoenberg: Ode to Napoleon

March 24
music of Alexander Sigman at Spectrum in NYC, 9pm
– world premiere of VURTRUVURT for violin and electronics
– “the shining pillar of anti-beauty” for viola
– works for video and electronics

March 25
Bach Partita in D minor
at An die Musik, Baltimore, 5pm

March 27
“Time and Tide”: solo violin recital in Washington DC
George Washington University Department of Music
Stanley Yeskel Memorial Concerts
Jack Morton Auditorium, GW campus
Bach Partita in D minor, BWV 1004
Hersch “in the snowy margins”
Ysaye Sonata No. 5

April 4
Columbia concert honoring Tristan Murail: new solo violin and viola pieces by Mika Pelo, Carl Bettendorf, Oliver Schneller and Oscar Bianchi
at Italian Academy, 8pm

April 15
recital at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, 3pm
with pianist Aaron Wunsch:
Janacek Violin Sonata
Strauss Violin Sonata
Ross Lee Finney  Fiddle-doodle-ad

April 23
Music Mondays at Advent Lutheran Church in NY: music of Sean Shepherd
with Aaron Wunsch, Claremont Trio, Liang Wang
Shepherd: Dust for violin and piano; Oboe Quartet
Mozart: Oboe Quartet

April 24
“Dikhthas” by Iannis Xenakis and new work “Homage” by Cenk Ergun, with Ning Yu
at Princeton University

April 29
“Group Theory” on New Dynamic Records
counter)induction’s CD release concert, 8pm

May 12
Lost Dog Ensemble at Queens New Music Festival, 3pm
works by Bodin, Gubaidulina (“Dancer on a Tightrope” for vln/pno)

June 10
concert at Artist Profiles Project in Havertown, PA, 4pm
with cellist Sumire Kudo
Hersch: “After Hölderlin’s ‘Hälfte des Lebens'” for viola and cello
Hersch: “in the snowy margins” for violin
Rochberg:  Duo Concertant for violin and cello

July 2-7
Foulger International Music Festival, Kean University, NJ
July 6 concert:
Schumann Piano Quartet
Shostakovich Piano Quintet

July 10
Guggenheim Museum, NYC, 8pm
opening of “Art of Another Kind”
music by John Cage, Toru Takemitsu, Edgard Varèse, more
with Christopher McIntyre, Luke DuBois
, Stephen Gosling

July 13
solo recital on “Here and Now” series at Bargemusic: “The Nearness of Things”
Jeffrey Mumford  “linear cycles VII (cambiamente II)”  *NY premiere*
Mika Pelo  “Sprites”
Oscar Bianchi  “Semplice”  *US premiere*
Michael Hersch  Five Fragments *NY premiere*
Robert Cuckson  Rhapsody No. 1
Kaija Saariaho  Nocturne
Anna Weesner  “The Nearness of Things”  *world premiere*

August 10
8pm, Fisher Center
Opening concert of Bard Festival: Saint-Saëns Piano Quartet Op. 41 (viola) with Horszowski Trio

August 11
“La muse et le poète”: Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns
with Sophie Shao, Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra
at the Bard Festival, 8pm, Fisher Center

August 12
Camille Saint-Saëns “Carnival of the Animals” at the Bard Festival
5:30 pm, Fisher Center

August 13-19
Portland Chamber Music Festival, concerts August 16 and 18
music by Sebastian Currier, Mozart, Brahms, Copland

August 24
Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church, NYC, 8pm
works by Caleb Burhans, James Bunch, Christian Carey, David Macdonald,
and Georg Friedrich Haas (including “de terrae fine” for solo violin)

September 1
Maverick Festival with Sequitur
works by Ravel, Faure and Meltzer



October 18
Nunc presents Music by Michael Hersch at Merkin Hall, NY, 8pm
“After Hölderlin’s ‘Hälfte des Lebens'” for viola and cello: with Julia Bruskin, cello  – NY premiere
selections from The Vanishing Pavilions: Michael Hersch, piano  – NY premiere

October 30
counter)induction at Tenri Cultural Institute, 8pm: “Multiple Modernisms”

November 1
recital on Evolution series in Baltimore, MD
Hersch: the wreckage of flowers
Hersch: 14 Pieces for solo violin

November 5
benefit concert for Amnesty International, at Mannes College, 8pm:
Prokofiev Violin Sonata in F minor, with Thomas Bagwell
pianist Richard Goode will perform Mozart and Chopin
November 6

counter)induction at the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

November 17
solo recital at Bargemusic, 8pm
works by Shulamit Ran, Alexander Sigman (world premiere), Reiko Fueting,
Georg Friedrich Haas, Pierre Boulez and Ileana Perez-Velasquez

December 8
103rd birthday concert for Elliott Carter, 8pm
at the 92nd Street Y

December 16
Washington Square Contemporary Music Society at Tenri Cultural Institute, 8pm