Month: May 2014

Kernis: Upcoming News, Season Highlights & More

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Spring 2014 has been a whirlwind for Aaron Jay Kernis, with three (!) premieres, A Delaware Symphony AI duPont Composers Award, and induction in the American Classical Music Hall of Fame. His new Viola Concerto premiered on April 24th and…

Kernis: Viola Concerto @ Idyllwild

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On April 24, 2014, acclaimed violist Paul Neubauer joined the St. Paul Orchestra to premiere Aaron Jay Kernis’ new Viola Concerto. Neubauer and Kernis subsequently travelled to California in May for Idyllwild Arts Academy music director Peter Askim’s final season…

Kernis: New Hall of Fame Member

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Pictured is Aaron Jay Kernis with Nina Perlove, executive director of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, after his April 24th induction. The ceremony took place in Minnesota before the world premiere of Kernis’ new Viola Concerto performed by…

Bermel: Featured in Colorado

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From May 9 – 11, Derek Bermel serves as composer-in-residence with the Colorado Chamber Players, where they’ll perform several of his works including Mulatash Stomp and the recent work A Short History of the Universe for clarinet and string quartet.…

Jalbert: Visual Abstract @CMSLC (Oberon’s Grove)

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Recently, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performed Pierre Jalbert’s work Visual Abstract. The culture blog Oberon’s Grove describes the work as “fascinating, spiritual, lyrical, vibrant” and more. Read the complete review here.