Earplay Season 30


Festival of New American Music 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8:00 pm
CSU Sacramento

Howard Hersh: Full Court Press (2009)
for cello, vibraphone, and piano


rhythm is a conception
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 7:30 pm
ODC Theater

Henry Cowell: 26 Simultaneous Mosaics (1963)
for clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, and cello

Linda Bouchard: Bref (2014)
for alto flute and viola
World premiere

Maria Cristina Kasem: Niebla y Luz (2008)
for violin
US premiere

David Lang: Frag (1984)
for flute, oboe, and cello

Eliane Aberdam: Figurines (2014)
for flute, clarinet, cello, percussion, and piano
World premiere

Edmund Campion: Descent (2014)
for violin and piano
World premiere

Allen Shearer: Intermezzo (2014)
for clarinet
World premiere

Shinji Eshima: Es MUSK Sein (2014)
for cello
World premiere

Hi Kyung Kim: EarBrush (2014)
for viola
World premiere

Henry Cowell: 26 Simultaneous Mosaics (1963)
for clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, and cello


the part of us that opens up to art
Monday, March 16, 2015 at 7:30 pm
ODC Theater

Terry Riley: String Trio (1961)
for violin, viola, and cello

Ross Bauer: Pas de Deux (2009/2015)
for viola and cello
World premiere

Christopher Wendell Jones: Archaeology (2015)
for clarinet, viola, and piano
World premiere; Earplay commission

Richard Festinger: Double Take (2015)
for violin
World premiere

Daniel Tacke: im Rückblick (2012)
for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
2014 Earplay Donald Aird Composers Competition winner

Chen Yi: Happy Rain on a Spring Night (2004)
for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano


my compositional tools on my sleeve
Monday, May 18, 2015 at 7:30 pm
ODC Theater

Lou Harrison: Threnody for Carlos Chávez (1978)
for gamelan and viola

Guillermo Galindo: Plink! (2015)
for piano and music boxes
World premiere

Peter Josheff: Big Brother (2014)
for piccolo
World premiere

Wayne Peterson: Brief Encounters (2014)
for violin
West Coast premiere

Hyo-shin Na: Ocean/Shore 2 (2003)
for clarinet, violin, viola, and cello
Earplay commission

Carla Lucero: El Castillo Interior: The Interior Castle (2015)
for male soprano, bass clarinet, and prepared piano
World premiere

Bruce Christian Bennett: twasome (2015)
for flute and clarinet
World premiere; Earplay commission

Nicolas Tzortzis: Emak-Bakia (2015)
for flute, clarinet, viola, cello, and piano
World premiere; Earplay commission


San Francisco Silent Film Festival
Sunday, May 31, 2015


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