EVENTS


2018-2019 Concert Season

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018


Marc A Scorca Hall at the National Opera America Center
FANTASIES, SONATAS, and POEMS

Sonata for Piano and Cello — Emiko Hayashi
Dan Barrett, cello, Craig Ketter, piano

Songs of Day and Evening — Kevin McCarter
Margaret O'Connell, mezzo-soprano, Craig Ketter, piano

Poem for Pauline for electronics — Madelyne Byrne
electronics

Fantasy for Piano — Hubert S. Howe
Craig Ketter, piano

Fantasy for Flute and Piano — Debra Kaye
Michael Ladermanm, flute, Craig Ketter, piano

Sonata for Piano — Craig Slon
Craig Ketter, piano

Wild Turkey Suite — Timothy Lee Miller
Vasko Dukovsky, bass clarinet

Twelve Preludes and Fugues — Dana Dimitri Richardson
Craig Ketter, piano

Fantasy for Violin and Piano — Christopher Sahar
Mioi Takeda, violin, Craig Ketter, piano


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Monday, December 10, 2018


Marc A Scorca Hall at the National Opera America Center
TRIO NAMASTE — ITALY MEETS NEW YORK

Ricercare — Kevin McCarter
Trio Namaste
Natalia Benedetti, E-flat clarinet, Guido Arbonelli, B-flat clarinet
Michele Fabrizi, piano

Dialogue — Richard Brooks
Natalia Benedetti, E-flat clarinet, Guido Arbonelli, B-flat clarinet

Parallax — Max Giteck Duykers
Guido Arbonelli, B-flat clarinet, Michele Fabrizi, piano

Table Canon for Two Clarinets — David Mecionis
Natalia Benedetti, E-flat/B-flat clarinet
Guido Arbonelli, B-flat/bass clarinet

Aspetta Ancora Qualche Minuti — Eugene Marlow
Natalia Benedetti & Guido Arbonelli, B-flat clarinet
Michele Fabrizi, piano

Rhapsody in Blues — John de Clef Piñeiro
Guido Arbonelli, B-flat clarinet, Michele Fabrizi, piano

Small Talk — Gayther Myers
Trio Namaste
Natalia Benedetti, B-flat clarinet, Guido Arbonelli, bass clarinet
Michele Fabrizi, piano

Evocare III — Linda Marcel
Trio Namaste
Natalia Benedetti, B-flat clarinet, Guido Arbonelli, bass clarinet
Michele Fabrizi, piano, Linda Marcel, percussion

Trio in Two Parts — Raoul Pleskow
Gregor Kitzis, violin, Dave Eggar, cello, Craig Ketter, piano

String Quartet — Carl Kanter
Klang String Quartet
Gregor Kitzis, violin, Katie Thomas, violin
Artie Dibble, viola, Dave Eggar, cello

Ruminations — Sam Hoyland
Natalia Benedetti, B-flat clarinet, Gregor Kitzis, violin
Dave Eggar, cello, Craig Ketter, piano
Mike Deering, percussion, Carl C. Bettendorf, conductor

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019


"Little Church Around the Corner" Church of the Transfiguration
NEW CHAMBER MUSIC for STRINGS and HAND PERCUSSION

String Motion — Joseph Pehrson
Klang String Quartet
Gregor Kitzis, violin Robin Braun, violin
Artie Dibble, viola, Dave Eggar, cello

String Quartet — Peter Kelsh
Klang String Quartet

Suite for Sarro — Bunny Beck
Gregor Kitzis, violin, Artie Dibble, viola, Dave Eggar, cello

Triptych — Roger Blanc
Gregor Kitzis, violin, Artie Dibble, viola, David Picton, djembe

Three Goat Blues — Gilad Cohen
Winner of the 2018 John Eaton Memorial Competition
Klang String Quartet

Shadow Lake — Peri Mauer
Klang String Quartet

Suite for String Trio — Thomas Parente
Gregor Kitzis, violin, Artie Dibble, viola, Dave Eggar, cello

Roll of the Dice — David Picton
Klang String Quartet
David Picton, bongos

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019


"Little Church Around the Corner" Church of the Transfiguration
CLAUDIA DUMSCHAT performs NEW MUSIC FOR ORGAN

Aaron's Jubilee — Richard Brooks

Four Poems — Kevin McCarter

The Brightness of His Presence — Jinhee Han

Tre Laudi — Raoul Pleskow

Spring Rain Prelude & Fugue — David Picton

Psalm 18 — Roger Blanc
with Bill Gross, baritone

Three Fugues and a Bolero — Eugene Marlow

Sapphire Cantos nos. V & VI — Frank Retzel

Claudia Dumschat, organ
Assisted by Anabelinda deCastro, registrant

The New York Composers Circle
dedicates this concert to the memory
of our dear friend and colleague
FRANK RETZEL

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Marc A Scorca Hall at the National Opera America Center
NEW MUSIC at the CLOSE of WINTER

Fantasy for Clarinet, Bassoon, and Tag-Team Oboes — Eric Heilner
Erin Lensing, oboe, Gregory Weissman, oboe
Sammy Lesnick, clarinet, Shotora Mari, bassoon

Departure — Kyle McGucken
Ammon Swinbank, flute, Vasko Dukovski, bass clarinet
Gregor Kitzis, violin, Dan Barrett, cello

An Autumn Passing — Peri Mauer
Gregory Weissman, English horn, Jeremy Vigil, piano

Improvs —Richard Brooks
Vasko Dukovski, bass clarinet, Shotora Mari, bassoon

Die Sprechmasken von Hofmannsthal — David Mecionis
Bob Lukomski, tenor, Gregor Kitzis, violin
Erin Lensing, oboe, Vasko Dukovski, bass clarinet
David Mecionis, electric guitar

Theme & Variations — David See
Dan Barrett, cello, David See, piano

43 Commas — Monroe Golden
Ammon Swinbank, flute, Jeremy Vigil, piano
Monroe Golden, electronics

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019


"Little Church Around the Corner" Church of the Transfiguration
SUNDERMAN WIND QUINTET plays NEW YORK COMPOSERS CIRCLE

Movement for Woodwind Quintet — Paul Aljian

Ahab — David Mecionis

Woodwind Quintet No.1: Twist — William Price

The Callithumpian Duck:
or the Misadventures of Oldsquaw — Timothy Lee Miller

Filaments — Catherine Neville

Under Blood Moon — Robert S. Cohen


SUNDERMAN WIND QUINTET

Teresa Bowers, flute & piccolo
Edward Stanley, oboe & English horn, Aaron D. Scott, clarinet
Kenneth Bell, French horn, Ben Greanya, bassoon

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Marc A Scorca Hall at the National Opera America Center
NEW MUSIC for ENSEMBLES and ELECTRONICS

This is Fine — Jacob Elkin
Tony park, bass clarinet
electronics

Assassination of Angels — Scott D. Miller
electronics

a Violin and a Piano — Peri Mauer
Esther Noh, violin, Geoffrey Burleson, piano

Newtrio — Dary John Mizelle
Linda DiMartino Wetherill, flute, Tony Park, clarinet
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

Duopoly I — Roger Blanc
Vasko Dukovski, clarinet, Ayako Oshima, bass clarinet

Ocean Filigree — Max Giteck Duykers
Esther Noh, violin, Geoffrey Burleson, piano
electronics

Trio for Two Clarinets and Piano — Craig Slon
Vasko Dukovski, clarinet, Ayako Oshima, clarinet
Georffrey Burleson, piano

Worship — Frederick Boyle
Angel Desai, mezzo-soprano, Anthony F. Morris, double bass
Geoffrey Burleson, piano


2018-2019 Concert Season