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New Music Works Presents “Pacific Premieres,” new chamber music from the Pacific Rim and beyond!
April 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$14 – $19
Springtime bursts forth with powerful new works for large and small ensembles.
U.S. Premieres by Hyo-shin Na and Jack Body, music by Margaret Brouwer and more.
PRE-concert FREE-of-charge Composer – Performer Panel Discussion at 7pm
Saturday, April 4th, 8PM, at the Cabrillo College VAPA Barbara Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos
Hyo-shin Na’s Dark Study (2013) (oboe, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion) and Morning Study (2011) (piccolo, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, percussion) are sequential accounts of sounds in a single environment, first during the evening (Dark Study), followed by dawn soundings, (Morning Study).
Dark Study was co-commissioned by the Daegu International Contemporary Music Festival, New Music Works, and the Seoul Modern Ensemble. This performance marks the U.S. premiere of this work.
Kick in the Arse (2013-14) Jack Body (piano trio) A virtuosic and maniacally jovial expression of human perseverance.
Margaret Brouwer’s Skyriding (1992) (flute, violin, cello, piano) is a spellbinding pastoral of dazzling imagination and breadth.
Casey Cangelosi (U.S.A.) – Theatric no 1 (2002) is an entrancing, albeit brief, percussion duet, for two players sharing three roto-toms.