Friday: Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church

CC: Once again, cheering for the home team. Locrian performed my Gilgamesh Suite in 2012.  Towards the last days of summer, a concert that I eagerly anticipate is Locrian Chamber Players’ August season finale. The group’s mandate is to focus (nearly) exclusively on pieces composed within the previous decade. Artistic director David MacDonald, a composer who teaches at ManhattanContinue reading “Friday: Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church”

Friday: Locrian Plays JLA

John Luther Adams Locrian Chamber Players’s mission is clear: they play the very newest contemporary classical fare: selections must have been written in the last decade to be programmed. This time out, the focus is on the music of John Luther Adams, including his setting of the late Alaskan poet John Haines’s “Cosmic Dust,” performed by the group’s regular vocalist,Continue reading “Friday: Locrian Plays JLA”

Friday: Locrian Chamber Players

Toshio Hosokawa Concert Announcement Locrian Chamber Players will present a concert at 8 PM on Friday at their regular venue, the 10th Floor Performance Space at beautiful Riverside Church. Quite a program too – all works composed in the past decade, which is the group’s mission and demonstrates their strong connection to the now! The Program:Continue reading “Friday: Locrian Chamber Players”

Locrian Players Celebrate Rautavaara

On Saturday March 25th at 8 PM, Locrian Chamber Players present a concert at their home base of operations, the performance space at Riverside Church. The program celebrates the legacy of Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016) with two works: The Last Runo for flute and string quartet and the violin-piano duo Summer Thoughts. It also features New YorkContinue reading “Locrian Players Celebrate Rautavaara”

Friday: Locrian Players at Riverside Church

The Locrian Players present music from the past decade. The repertoire that their curators find is always a fascinating listen and often includes several premieres. Check them out (for free) on Friday. Friday, August 26 at 8PM   Derek Bermel A Short History of the Universe Martin Suckling Visiones after Goya** Elliott Carter Figment IV RoydenContinue reading “Friday: Locrian Players at Riverside Church”

5/29 – Locrian Chamber Players Concert

Locrian Chamber Players concert will give a concert next Thursday (May 29) at 8PM in Riverside Church, 10th floor performance space.  The concert is free. . The program: George Crumb–“Sun and Shadow,” for mezzo-soprano and amplified piano Harrison Birtwistle–“Lied,” for cello and piano Nils Vigeland–“Capriccio,” for flute, glockenspiel, cello and harpsichord (world premiere) Justin Merritt–“AContinue reading “5/29 – Locrian Chamber Players Concert”