American Contemporary Music Ensemble

At the River

Pop-Up Concerts: Join the Music Uptown & Onstage

American Contemporary Music Ensemble

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 6pm

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Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today’s most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre on select early evenings.

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble presents works from fast-rising star Timo Andres, whose music “achieves an unhurried grandeur that has rarely been felt in American music since John Adams came on the scene” (The New Yorker). The program draws inspiration from diverse sources, including Schumann’s solo piano works and February weather in New England. The four sections of Thrive on Routine—“Morning,” “Potatoes,” “Passacaglia,” and “Coda”—are modeled after a description of composer Charles Ives’ daily schedule, which involved rising early to dig potatoes and play Bach.

Concert starts at 6 p.m. Admissison is on a first-come, first-served basis, and doors open at 5:30 p.m.


  • Timo Andres Clear and Cold (2013) for solo piano New York premiere
  • Andres Piano Quintet (2012)
  • Andres Thrive on Routine (2010) for string quartet