ACME
Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Scorca Recital Hall, National Opera Center
330 7th Avenue, MANHATTAN

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5BMF’s 9th season kicks off with the brilliant composer-performers of the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)! Timo Andres, Caleb Burhans, Clarice Jensen, Ben Russell and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw will perform a program featuring their own works, as well as music by Meredith Monk and Charles Ives. The group will also present the World Premiere of 5×5, a suite of five movements commissioned by Five Boroughs Music Festival, featuring musical contributions by each of the five composer-performers on the program!

PERFORMERS
Timo Andres, piano
Caleb Burhans, viola
Clarice Jensen, cello
Ben Russell, violin
Caroline Shaw, violin
Caitlin Lynch, viola (playing on “Stringsongs”)

PROGRAM
TIMO ANDRES……….Heavy Sleep
CALEB BURHANS……….Jahrzeit
CAROLINE SHAW……….Gustave Le Grey
MEREDITH MONK……….Stringsongs
CHARLES IVES……….Piano Trio, Op. 86
ANDRES, BURHANS, JENSEN, RUSSELL & SHAW……….5×5 (World Premiere)

VENUE
Scorca Recital Hall
The National Opera Center (Opera America)
330 7th Avenue, 7th floor