Past Events (2016)

November 19, 8:00 PM
Code Switch
The Free Sound Ahn-somble
The Cell
New York, NY, USA

World premiere of Code Switch by Dorian Wallace's avant-garde NYC-based big band, The Free Sound Ahn-somble, part of the contemporary music organization Tenth Intervention. This will be their second "composers' concert".

Info and tickets here


November 6, 4:00 PM
Never the Same River (chamber)
Society for Chamber Music in Rochester
CityView Ballroom at the Strathallan
Rochester, NY, USA

The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester presents Never the Same River for 5 players, winner of SCMR's 2015 composition competition (college division).

Info and tickets here


October 28, 1:30 PM
Never the Same River (chamber)
Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival
Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts
Terre Haute, IN, USA

Selected for the Music Now call for scores, Never the Same River for 5 players will be performed at ISU's 50th annual Contemporary Music Festival.

Details TBA.


October 16, 2:30 PM
Arc of Horizon
PEI Symphony Orchestra
Zion Presbyterian Church
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Music Director Mark Shapiro leads the Prince Edward Island Symphony Orchestra in the Canadian premiere of Arc of Horizon.

Info and tickets here.


August 21, 3:00 PM
String Quartet no. 2, In Flames
Rosamunde Festival
Laudamus Auditorium, Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Canada

My second string quartet, In Flames, receives its Canadian premiere at the Rosamunde Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Part of the festival's Mainstage concert series, In Flames will be performed by Karl Stobbe, Elation Pauls, Elise Lavallée, and Yuri Hooker – all members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

Info here.


August 15, 4:30 PM
SkyRise
Anima Brass Quintet
Aspen Music Festival and School
Scanlan Hall
Aspen, CO, USA

Anima Brass premiere SkyRise for brass quintet at the Aspen Music Festival and School.

Info here.


August 13, 6:00 PM
SkyRise
Anima Brass Quintet
Carbondale Library
Carbondale, CO, USA

Anima Brass perform SkyRise for brass quintet.

Info here.


August 12, 8:30 PM
String Quartet no. 3, Emergence
Aspen Music Festival and School
Scanlan Hall
Aspen, CO, USA

My third string quartet, Emergence, receives its US premiere at Aspen Music Festival and School. It will be performed by members of the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble Seohee Min, Andrew Stock, and Richard Narroway, joined by violinist Jeremías Sergiani Velázquez.

The concert will include works by AMFS composition fellows Theophilus Chandler, Tommy Dougherty, Clare Glackin, Andrew Hsu, Edmund Scott Miller, Charles Peck, Matthew Ricketts, Sonnet Swire, and Meng Wang.

Details TBA.


August 8, 8:00 PM
Hyperion
Patrick Kearney, guitar
International Guitar Festival BRNO
New Town Hall, Brno, Czech Republic

Canadian guitarist Patrick Kearney performs Hyperion for solo classical guitar at the International Guitar Festival BRNO as part of his 2016 European tour.

Info here.


August 3, 2:30 PM
Calibrating Friction
Aspen Contemporary Ensemble
Harris Concert Hall
Aspen Music Festival and School
Aspen, CO, USA

My new work for chamber septet, Calibrating Friction, will be premiered by the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble. It was commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and School for its First Glimpse concert series. The concert will include works by Andrew Hsu, Charles Peck, Matthew Ricketts, and Sonnet Swire.

Info here.


July 20, 9:00 AM
Never the Same River (orchestra)
Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra
Harris Concert Hall
Aspen Music Festival and School
Aspen, CO, USA

A new orchestral adaptation of my chamber work Never the Same River will be read by the Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra, conducted by Felix Mildenberger. The readings are free and open to the public.

Info here.


July 7, 8:00 PM
Hyperion
Patrick Kearney, guitar
Classical Guitar Retreat – Cathedral of The Isles
Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland, UK

Canadian guitarist Patrick Kearney performs Hyperion for solo classical guitar at the Classical Guitar Retreat in Scotland as part of his 2016 European tour.

Tickets available here.


July 1
Hyperion
Patrick Kearney, guitar
Tours, France

Canadian guitarist Patrick Kearney performers Hyperion for solo classical guitar as part of his 2016 European tour.


June 26
Hyperion
Patrick Kearney, guitar
Heerenveen, Netherlands

Canadian guitarist Patrick Kearney performs Hyperion for solo classical guitar as part of his 2016 European tour.


June 25
Hyperion
Patrick Kearney, guitar
Doopsgezinde Kerk, Onnastraat 10
Steenwijk, Netherlands

Canadian guitarist Patrick Kearney performs Hyperion for solo classical guitar as part of his 2016 European tour.


June 23
Hyperion
Patrick Kearney, guitar
Prins Claus Conservatorium
Groningen, Netherlands

Canadian guitarist Patrick Kearney performs Hyperion for solo classical guitar as part of his 2016 European tour.


June 7, 7:30 PM
In Flux
McGill Chamber Orchestra
Maison Symphonique (Place des Arts)
Montreal, QC
My new work for organ, string orchestra, and percussion, In Flux, will receive its world premiere by the McGill Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Boris Brott, who commissioned the work for their 2015-16 season as part of my composer-in-residence position with the orchestra. Jean-Willy Kunz, organist-in-residence of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, will join the MCO as guest organist.

Tickets available here.


May 3, 7:30 PM
Ashes to Light the Sky
McGill Chamber Orchestra
Salle Bourgie (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts)
Montreal, QC
My new work for string orchestra, Ashes to Light the Sky, will receive its world premiere by the McGill Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Boris Brott, who commissioned the work for their 2015-16 season as part of my composer-in-residence position with the orchestra.

Tickets available here.


April 3, 2:00 PM
Brittle Fracture
University of Western Ontario Symphony Orchestra
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7

Conductor Shalom Bard leads the University of Western Ontario Symphony Orchestra in two performances of Brittle Fracture.


April 2, 8:00 PM
Brittle Fracture
University of Western Ontario Symphony Orchestra
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7

Conductor Shalom Bard leads the University of Western Ontario Symphony Orchestra in two performances of Brittle Fracture.


February 24, 7:30 PM
In Memory
The GC Composers' Alliance
Elebash Recital Hall
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Pianist Nicolas Namoradze performs In Memory for solo piano. This concert, hosted by the GC Composers' Alliance, features works by doctoral composers of the CUNY Graduate Center.

February 17, 7:30 PM
String Quartet no. 1, Of Episodic Nature
Spokane Symphony Orchestra
The Davenport Hotel
807 W Sprague, Spokane, WA

My String Quartet no. 1, Of Episodic Nature, will be performed on two nights by the Spokane Symphony as part of its winter Chamber Soirée concerts.

Tickets available here.

February 16, 7:30 PM
String Quartet no. 1, Of Episodic Nature
Spokane Symphony Orchestra
The Davenport Hotel
807 W Sprague, Spokane, WA

My String Quartet no. 1, Of Episodic Nature, will be performed on two nights by the Spokane Symphony as part of its winter Chamber Soirée concerts.

Tickets available here.

January 24, 2:30 PM
Brittle Fracture
Victoria Symphony Orchestra
Royal Theatre
805 Broughton St, Victoria, BC, Canada

Brittle Fracture will be performed by the Victoria Symphony in their milestone 75th season, with Alexander Prior conducting. Also on the program, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Lorraine Min performing Chopin's Piano Concerto no. 1.

Tickets available here.

January 23, 8:00 PM
Brittle Fracture
Victoria Symphony Orchestra
Royal Theatre
805 Broughton St, Victoria, BC, Canada

Brittle Fracture will be performed by the Victoria Symphony in their milestone 75th season, with Alexander Prior conducting. Also on the program, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Lorraine Min performing Chopin's Piano Concerto no. 1.

Tickets available here.