Performances | 2017-2018
August 12 - September 5, 2017
Orchestra of the Lucerne Festival Academy
Lucerne, Switzerland; Cologne and Hamburg, Germany
The LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY has established itself as a master school for new music that is unique around the world. In 2017 the Academy embarks on its 14th season – and its second under the artistic directorship of Wolfgang Rihm and Principal Conductor Matthias Pintscher.
September 16, 2017 | 3:00PM
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra
Fort Washington Collegiate Church | New York City
Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Samuel Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D “Prague” K. 504
September 19 - 23, 2017
Casa Tomada IV: Gathering of Young American Artists
Casa de Las Americas| Havana, Cuba
Performing works by Marcos Balter, Felipe Lara, Alejandro Cardona, Jordan Nobles and Julio Estrada with NYC ensemble Tenth Intervention. September 22nd, 2017 | 11:30am
Casa Tomada aims to promote the the interaction and mutual knowledge among young persons up to 36 years old, as well as to stimulate and promote more diverse means of rethinking the past, present and future of the intellectual and artistic production in the continent, and to promote the work of the more recent generations.
September 28, 2017 | 7:30 PM
Classical Thursdays Presents: sTem
Brooklyn Center for the Arts | Brooklyn, NY
Join sTem at the Brooklyn Center for the Arts for their New York City premiere performance of their newest commissioned work "Naughty Boy" by Frédéric Lacroix; Ned Rorem's epic song cycle "Ariel", a little Strauss, and more!
October 6, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra
Christ and St. Stephen's Church | New York City
Samuel Coleridge Taylor: Nonet
Jennifer Jolley: Spielzeug Strassbahn
Evan Williams: Dead White Man Music
October 14, 2017 | 2:00 PM
Masterworks for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano
Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library | Cutchogue, NY
Acclaimed clarinetist, Eric Umble; cellist, Meaghan Burke and pianist, Adam Marks, team up for an afternoon of chamber music exploring the depth and breadth of the clarinet, cello, and piano repertoire. The program centers around Brahms' seminal Clarinet Trio, the New York based musicians known for their electric performances, frames the Brahms with new masterworks by Xenakis and Joan Tower that delve into the sonic possibilities of the medium. Join us for an exploration of musical perspectives from 1891, to the music of today.
November 2, 2017 | 7:30 PM
East Coast Contemporary Ensemble (ECCE): Residency at Clark University
November 4, 2017 | 8PM
Manhattan School of Music Students and Alumni Perform Columbia University Composers
Scholes Street Studio | Brooklyn, New York
November 5, 2017 | 10:00 AM
Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Saint Peters Church | New York City
November 7, 2017 | 7:30 PM
East Coast Contemporary Ensemble (ECCE)
DiMenna Center for Classical Music | New York City
Sunyeaong Pak, Remnants (NY Premiere)
Philippe Leroux, Postlude a l’Epais (NY Premiere)
Franck Bedrossian, We met as Sparks (NY Premiere)
Stephanie Haensler, Dann und Wann
Rebecca Saunders, To & Fro
November 29, 2017 | 12:00 PM
The Interchurch Center Presents: sTem
The Interchurch Center | New York City
Work uptown? Take your lunch break with sTem on November 29th. Enjoy a free afternoon performance in the beautiful chapel at The Interchurch Center.
December 9, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Currents @ Times Two Series Presents: The Nouveau Classical Project
The Record Company / 960 Mass Ave. / Boston, MA
NCP will play their electro-acoustic program "Currents," featuring music by Olga Bell, David Bird, Gabrielle Herbst, and Isaac Schankler.
January 6, 2018 | 7:30 PM
DUO HELIX DEBUT RECITAL
Arts on Site | 12 St. Mark's Place
New York City
$10 at door or online
January 19, 2018| 7:00 PM
Parlour Room Sessions: SoundMind Ensemble
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
Woodwind quintet SoundMind Ensemble explores the depth of counterpoint in the seminal Wind Quintet, Op. 26 by Arnold Schoenberg and a new work, Syanpses by Will Healy, that explores the associations and rapid firing of neurons at a time of loss.
January 25 and 26, 2018 |8:00PM
Ensemble of the Lucerne Festival Alumni
The Music of Frank Zappa
Roulette | Brooklyn
February 10, 2018 | 8:00 PM
East Coast Contemporary Ensemble at the Boston Conservatory
Seully Hall / 8 Fenway / Boston MA
March 1-4, 2018
University of Miami | Miami, Florida
Collaborations with composer Juraj Kojs
March 16, 2018 | 8:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament After Dark Presents: sTem
West 71st Street, Manhattan, New York City
BS Music - After Dark is a monthly series showcases cutting edge ensembles pushing the envelope in their fields through performance composition and commissioning. With these concerts we create a unique atmosphere where audience members can either sit and listen or mingle among the musicians getting a close view of the action.
sTem performs new works by Barry Sharp, Can Bilir, Sergio Cote, Louis J Chiappetta, and Charles Peck.
March 17 - 21, 2018
Clarinetist in Residence: Sul Ross State University
Eric Umble will present recitals and masterclasses in collaboration with Sul Ross flute professor Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Thompson-Meyer.
March 24 and 25, 2018
Musical Bridges Around the World Present: SoundMind
San Antonio, Texas
SoundMind will be joined by pianist, Svetlana Smolina, who has performed with orchestras and in recitals worldwide.
April 19, 2018 | 3:00 PM
sTem & Manhattan School of Music Composition Forum
Manhattan School of Music | New York City
sTem collaborates with composition students at Manhattan School of Music.
April 22, 2018 | 3:00 PM
St. Martha-Yamaha Concert Series Presents:
Messiaen Quartet: Music for Eternity
Barry University | Miami, FL
Olivier Messiaen’s 1942 masterpiece, Quartet for the End of Time. Featuring internationally renowned pianist Daniel Epstein, violinist Sheng-Ching Hsu, clarinetist Eric Umble, and cellist Ben Larsen.
May 19, 2018 |3:00 PM
Washington Height Chamber Orchestra
Fort Washington Collegiate Church | New York City
Join us for our season finale, featuring Jennifer Higdon's furiously virtousic opener, "Machine," and a concerto by our Young Artist Competition winner. The season closes with Brahms' timeless and profound second symphony.