Saturday, February 24, 2018

Morton Feldman: Rare Solos
with Arcana New Music Ensemble

University Lutheran (UniLu)
3637 Chestnut Street
8pm; $12 - $20

Bowerbird is pleased to present a program of rarely performed solo works by Morton Feldman. The concert, which features members of the Arcana New Music Ensemble, includes pieces for electric guitar, trumpet, voice, percussion, cello, piano, and pipe organ.

Feldman: The Possibility of a New Work for Electric Guitar (1966)
Nick Millevoi, electric guitar

Feldman: A Very Short Trumpet Piece for Trumpet (1984)
Tessa Ellis, trumpet

Feldman: King of Denmark (1964)
Andy Thierauf, percussion

Feldman: Only (1947)
Alize Rozsnyai, voice

Feldman: Principal Sound (1980)
David Hughes, pipe organ

Feldman: Projection 1 (1950)
Feldman: Intersection 4 (1953)
Eric Coyne, cello

Feldman: Nature Pieces (1951)
Michael Tan, piano

The Arcana New Music Ensemble is Bowerbird's resident ensemble for performing interesting, beautiful, and unconventional music in interesting, beautiful, and unconventional spaces. Founded in 2016, the ensemble comprises a flexible roster of more than 30 musicians and performs regularly in Philadelphia. Past concerts have featured the music of Julius Eastman, Galina Ustvolskaya, Morton Feldman, Moondog, among others.


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