Monday, June 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Pre-concert discussion at 6:30 PM
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St, MANHATTAN
5BMF’s 2014-2015 season concludes in June with the exciting vocal talents of EKMELES! These master interpreters of avant garde vocal music, led by director and baritone Jeffrey Gavett, will join with musicians from TILT Brass and the loadbang ensemble in a thrilling program of works for brass and voice.
Featuring two US Premieres by contemporary European masters and a World Premiere by a young American talent, this new program showcases the flexibility and expressive possibilities inherent in voice and brass. Join us before the concert for a special discussion about creating works for these forces led by Ekmeles director Jeffrey Gavett, composer Christopher Fisher-Lochhead, and trombonist Will Lang (soloist in prosodia daseia).
MATTHIAS SPAHLINGER: über den frühen tod fräuleins anna augusta marggräfen zu baden (US Premiere)
WOLFGANG RIHM: SKOTEINÓS (US Premiere)
CHRISTOPHER FISHER-LOCHHEAD: prosodia daseia (World Premiere)
Ekmeles: Charlotte Mundy, Mary Mackenzie, Kirsten Sollek, Tomás Cruz, Brian Giebler, Jeffrey Gavett, Kelvin Chan, and Steven Hrycelak, vocalists
Instrumentalists: Andy Kozar, trumpet; Will Lang, Chris McIntyre, Jen Baker, Benjamin Harrington and Matt Melore, trombones; Scott Bartucca, oboe; Carlos Cordeiro, clarinet
About the venue
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, home of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, is conveniently located near multiple subway lines in West Midtown, including the 1, 2, 3 or 7 trains at Times Square or the A, C, and E trains at Penn Station.