Thursday, February 25, 2010
New Epigrams (1997) (New York premiere)
Little Night Music (1992) (U.S. premiere)
Four Darks in Red (2009) (world premiere, Miller Theatre commission)
Seven Scenes from Hamlet (1988-1989) (U.S. premiere)
This performance is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.
THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY OCCURED IN A PREVIOUS SEASON!
Onstage discussion with Benet Casablancas and Paul Griffiths
Meet one of today's most exciting Catalan composers, Benet Casablancas (b. 1956), in this program of works never before heard in New York. Highlights include the composer's acclaimed Seven Scenes from Hamlet for narrator and chamber ensemble and the world premiere of Four Darks in Red, inspired by Rothko's painting of the same name and commissioned by Miller Theatre.
Click here to read this concert's full program notes.
Major support for contemporary music programming is provided by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, the Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, and The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. Support for this Portrait is provided by Institut Ramon Llull of Barcelona and the Foundation for Iberian Music.
Part of Composers Now, a festival celebrating the music of our time at venues throughout the city, Feb. 22–28, 2010.
illustration by Ray Smith
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