Wednesday, October 30, 2019​, 8pm

Musical Spirits Reappear 

Merkin Concert Hall Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, NYC

Hildegard von Bingen receives belated 900th birthday greetings. Ockeghem (15th century composer) sneaks into a piece written last year. Louis Karchin’s Ancient Scenes places Seamus Heaney’s poetry in the context of ancient panoramas. Arm yourself for Halloween with musical spirits from long ago!

Louis Karchin, Ancient Scenes  (2014)

Jihyun Kim, Once Upon a Time  (2018) – Winner of the League of  
  Composers/ISCM annual composers competition

Jonathan Dawe, On Again, Ockeghem  (2018)

Cynthia Folio, Through Window’s Lattices  (1999) – Written in celebration
  of the   900th birthday of Hildegard von Bingen

Bruce Adolphe, And All Is Always Now (1992)

Vasiliki Krimitza, Aeoliás (2019)

DA CAPO CHAMBER PLAYERS

Curtis Macomber, violin

Patricia Spencer, flute

Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet

Chris Gross, cello

Steven Beck, piano

GUEST ARTISTS

Marisa Karchin, soprano

John Ferrari, percussion

Louis Karchin, conductor

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 8pm

Remembering George Walker

Merkin Concert Hall Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, NYC

 

Celebrate Lincoln’s birthday by hearing masterworks by two African-American composers, cited as “ultimately life-enhancing” (about George Walker, in Fanfare Magazine) and “sharply drawn and gripping” (about Wendell Logan, in The New York Times)

George Walker, Music for 3  (1970/1991)

George Walker, work to be transcribed for Da Capo

George Walker, Modus  (1998) – Special collaboration with Cygnus Ensemble

Wendell Logan, Runagate, Runagate (1989)

DA CAPO CHAMBER PLAYERS

Curtis Macomber, violin

Patricia Spencer, flute

Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet

Chris Gross, cello

Steven Beck, piano

GUEST ARTISTS

William Anderson, guitar

Oren Fader, guitar

Robert Ingliss, oboe

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 8pm

Juxtapositions

Merkin Concert Hall Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, NYC

Eminent composers with whom Da Capo has worked closely for decades will be juxtaposed with young, budding talents and recent discoveries. Featuring works by Elliott Carter, George Perle, and younger composers Amy Williams, Kate Soper, and Lei Liang.

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