2017-2018 Concert Season                             

THE NYCC

Tuesday, November 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Benzaquen Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music


New Music For Strings


Gorman Quartet*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frederick Boyle


Klang String Quartet

Gregor Kitzis, violin      Katie Thomas, violin

Artie Dibble, viola      Dave Eggar, cello


                     Love Is Not a Subaru: Musical Meditations on 21st-Century Libidinal

                     Economy, Greed Technomia, American Healthcare and the

Rationing of Knowledge*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tamara Cashour

                                             1. Awareness = Consciousness

                                             2. There Is Too Much Information

                                             3. “Let's Go Places” (Toyota)

                                             4. Waltz of the 1%

                                             5. “Educated Sheep” Fail to Stump Trump

                                             6. Healthcare 1: Obamacare – A Maze of Forms

                                             7. Healthcare 2: Obamacare – Lost: My Family Doctor. Please Call xxx-xxx-xxxx If Seen

                                             8. Healthcare 3: Trumpcare – Peel Off and Replace

                                             9. Healthcare 4: Big Pharma – “Side Effects Include Death” but Both Your

                                                  Heartbreak of Psoriasis and Your Opioid-Induced Constipation Will Be Cured!

                                             10. Love Is Not a Subaru (Sung by Al)


Klang String Quartet      Grant Swift Glidden, guitar


Hyssop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jinhee Han


Gregor Kitzis, violin


INTERMISSION


String Quartet No. 2*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peter Kelsh

                                             1. Moderato

                                             2. Allegro molto


Klang String Quartet


Ikarus — Duo for Binya (rev. 2017)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye


Gregor Kitzis, violin      Artie Dibble, viola


SQrt: Series 1, Episode 2* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Heilner


Klang String Quartet


String Quartet No. 2*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Slon

                                             1.

                                             2.

                                             3.


Klang String Quartet


                                             * World Premiere


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Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

Marc A Scorca Hall at the National Opera America Center


CRAIG HULTGREN

performs

New Music For Cello


Sonatina*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Dimitri Richardson

                                               I.

                                               II.

                                               III.


September 16th, for cello* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peri Mauer


Cello Song* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Kanter


Tacking* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Kevin McCarter


Suite II for Unaccompanied Cello* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dary John Mizelle

                                             1. A Touch of Spring — Lento

                                             2. Sour Cherry — Andante

                                             3. Creamy and Crunchy — Allegro

                                             4. Fragments — Moderato

                                             5. Dance — Allegretto


INTERMISSION


Chimera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hubert Howe


Pinhoti, for cello and fixed media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monroe Golden


Dialogue With the Ghost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye


Black Meadow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Giteck Duykers


KC: Queen of Hoards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tamara Cashour

                                        (5th mvmt. of Queens' Suite)


                                             * World Premiere


Craig Hultgren, cello


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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

Advent Lutheran Church, New York City


New Music for

Voice and Ensembles


The Bird Lady* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Timothy Lee Miller

                                             I.  Mourning Dove, Watching Me

                                             II.  The Hummingbird


Lauren Ishida, soprano      Artie Dibble, viola

Christopher Sahar, piano


Tabiji (Travels in Japan)*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Picton

                                             I.  Kurobe Gorge

                                             II.  Mountain River Rapids

                                             III.  Gold Leaf Tea


Craig Ketter, piano


Dance Music in Seven Movements* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jacob Elkin


William Birkbeck, clarinet      Ayana Ouchi, clarinet

Alex Yu, clarinet      Tony Park, bass clarinet


Three Songs of Seamus Heaney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Retzel

                                             I.  The Poplar

                                             II.  The Swing

                                             III.  St. Kevin and the Blackbird


Jacqueline Milena Thompson, soprano      Craig Ketter, piano


INTERMISSION


String Quartet in Five Movements*† . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrey Komanetsky


Klang String Quartet

Gregor Kitzis, violin Katie Thomas, violin

Artie Dibble, viola Jillian Blythe, cello


Brief Encounter** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Blanc


Tony Park, bass clarinet      Christopher Sahar, piano


Ode to Hölderlin* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Slon


Jillian Blythe, cello


Winona's Lesson** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monroe Golden


Miolina Duo

Lynn Bechtold, violin      Mioi Takeda, violin


Stars Above and Earth Below**. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin McCarter

                                             I.  Evening: New York

                                             II.  Leaves

                                             III.  Winter Dusk

                                             IV.  April


Margaret O'Connell, mezzo-soprano      Michael Laderman, flute

Artie Dibble, viola


                                             * World Premiere

                                             ** New York Premiere

                                             † Winner of the 11th Annual NYCC Composers' Competition


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Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

Marc A Scorca Hall at the National Opera America Center


CRAIG KETTER

performs

New Music For Piano


Conversations with Michael*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madelyn Byrne


Sonata for Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emiko Hayashi


Fantasy of Fragments** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raoul Pleskow


A Little New Year's Flair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peri Mauer


Arborescence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Giteck Duykers


INTERMISSION


The Major Scale in Octaves* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott D. Miller


Piano Variations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Dimitri Richardson


Blues for Sal – in memoriam Sal Mosca* . . . . . . . . . . . . Dary John Mizelle


Three-Card Monte Suite* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher Sahar

                                             I.

                                             II.

                                             III.


                                             * World Premiere

                                             ** New York Premiere


Craig Ketter, piano


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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

St. Peter's Chelsea Episcopal Church


Trombone Explorations* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Pehrson


Jacob Elkin, trombone      David See, piano


Swansong Suite* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks

                                             I.  Andante

                                             II.  Allegro

                                             III.  Moderato


Erin Lensing, English horn


The Witch* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Catherine Neville

                                             I.  The Witch

                                             II.  I am a Bird

                                             III.  Dance


Sammy Lesnick, clarinet      Gregor Kitzis, violin

David See, piano


Hippolopolus* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frederick Boyle


Dave Eggar, cello


Expansions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hubert Howe


electronics


INTERMISSION


Love Triangles* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Cohen

                                             I.  Down at Nookies Bar

                                             II.  Next Morning

                                             III.  What Were We Thinking???


Hansol Choi, percussion      Juan Herrera, percussion

Patrick Kennedy, percussion


Exercise for Looped Cello*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Heilner


Dave Eggar, cello and looping pedal


Piano Trio*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Kanter

                                             I.  Allegro

                                             II.  Andante

                                             III.  Allegro Vivace

                                             IV.  Allegro


Gregor Kitzis, violin      Dave Eggar, cello

Craig Ketter, piano


                                             * World Premiere


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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

"Little Church Around the Corner" Church of the Transfiguration


New Music by NYCC

performed by C4


Jubilate Deo* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Timothy Lee Miller


SAATTB chorus a cappella

Perry Townsend, conductor


Four PrayerSongs* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frederick Boyle

                                             I. Lift Up a Song

                                             II. Song of Deborah

                                             III. Lumen Center

                                             IV. Rejoice

SATB chorus a cappella

Melissa Wozniak, conductor


Five Introits** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tamara Cashour

                                             I. As a Hart Longs

                                             II. Jacob Said

                                             III. Be Strong and of Good Courage!

                                             IV. Hymn of Resurrection

                                             V. O Sing Unto the Lord a New Song


version for SSAATTBB chorus with piano

Hannah Carr, conductor

Tamara Cashour, piano


When the Dawn* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin McCarter


SSAATTBB chorus with piano

Perry Townsend, conductor

Tamara Cashour, piano


The Kiss: A Dialogue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David See


SATB chorus a cappella

Timothy Brown, conductor


INTERMISSION


Yeats Triptych* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks

                                             I. The Everlasting Voices

                                             II. To a Squirrel at Kyle-Na-No

                                                  III. The Lake Isle of Innisfree


SATB chorus a cappella

Jacob Gelber, conductor


Remembrance*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Dimitri Richardson


SSA chorus with piano

Hannah Carr, conductor

Tamara Cashour, piano


Requiem and Kyrie* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dary John Mizelle

                                             I. Requiem

                                             II. Kyrie


version for chorus and four soloists

with piano four-hands and electronics

soloists:

Rebecca Ehren, soprano, Hilary Purrington, mezzo-soprano,

Joseph Rubinstein, tenor, Brian Mountford, baritone

Dary John Mizelle, conductor

Tamara Cashour & Jinhee Han, piano


Peter Quince at the Clavier** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert S. Cohen

                                             I. Andante

                                             II. Adagio

                                             III. Moderato ridicoloso

                                             IV. Larghetto


SSAATTBB chorus a cappella

Timothy Brown, conductor


                                             *World Premiere

                                             **New York Premiere


Sopranos: Hannah Carr, Rebecca Ehren, Marisa Karchin, Melissa Wozniak

Altos: Jamie Klenetsky Fay, Jacob Gelber, Leonore Nelson, Hilary Purrington

Tenors: Mario Gullo, Brett Roelofs, Joseph Rubinstein, Perry Townsend, Richard Tucker

Basses: Hayes Biggs, Timothy Brown, Brian Mountford, David See



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