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January 9-12, 2014
The seventh soundON Festival of Modern Music
We present concerts featuring San Diego New Music's ensemble-in-residence NOISE,
San Diego's modern choral ensemble Sacra Profana, guest artists soprano Alice Teyssier
and the McAllister-Keller Guitar Duo, and we celebrate the release of two new recordings featuring
NOISE artists: Morris Palter's solo double-LP
This Place / Our Body, and Matthew Burtner's CD
NOISE Plays Burtner, both featuring music first heard at soundON!

Download the FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE

THE FESTIVAL IN DETAIL

SOLOS & DUOS
Thursday, January 9
7:30 p.m.

The McAllister-Keller Guitar Duo
Derek Keller, Mixtures-Crossfades-Foci (2013)

Christopher Adler, piano
Christopher Fox, relliK (1991-93)

NOISE
Richard Carrick, la scène minature (2009)

Morris Palter, percussion
Matthew Burtner, Song for Low Tree (2012)

Franklin Cox, cello
Franklin Cox,Transcendental Etudes for Cello Solo: Etudes 1-5 (2009-13)

NOISE
Marcela Pavia, Solen (2009)

 

WORKSHOP IN NEW MUSIC
Friday, January 10

6:30-9:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Library's Park Boulevard Studios
4441 Park Blvd., San Diego

Saturday, January 11
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall St., La Jolla

Join the members of NOISE for a community workshop in contemporary music. Winds, brass and strings are invited to spend an intense evening exploring the sounds and techniques of contemporary chamber music and to present a concert as part of the soundON Festival of New Music at the Athenaeum Library in La Jolla. The workshop is open to all players ranging from high school to amateur adults. This workshop will focus on ensemble works ranging from pulse-pattern to soundscapes. Works presented will include In Daylight and Cool White (to Dan Flavin) by Christopher Adler, Voices of Nagasaki by Wil Offerman, Loops by Christian Hertzog, and 16,511,451,251 by Daniel Jabasa.

Please contact Lisa Cella at lisacella@hotmail.com with any questions and to register for the workshop.Description: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif

Enrollment in the Workshop in New Music is $20.

 

WORKSHOP IN NEW MUSIC CONCERT
Saturday, January 11

12:00 p.m.

Performance workshop concert

Workshop participants perform contemporary and experimental chamber music including:

Christopher Adler, In Daylight and Cool White (to Dan Flavin)
Wil Offerman, Voices of Nagasaki
Christian Hertzog, Loops
Daniel Jabasa, 16,511,451,251

Admission to the performance workshop concert is free. Donations are suggested.


PIERROT LUNAIRE
Saturday, January 11

7:30 p.m.

Featuring soprano Alice Teyssier in a performance of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire. This concert is sponsored in part by a generous donation from David Gregson.

NOISE with guest artists Alice Teyssier, soprano, Batya Macadam-Somer, violin and viola,
and Robert Zelickman, clarinet
Arnold Schoenberg, Pierrot Lunaire (1912)

Morris Palter, percussion
Christopher Adler, Plenum Vortices (2009, west coast premiere)

The McAllister-Keller Guitar Duo
Nathan Brock, epigrammatical (2002)

NOISE
Adam Greene, Flame (2013, world premiere)


SACRED NOISE
Sunday, January 12
2:00 p.m. NOISE / 3:00 p.m. Sacra Profana

Featuring NOISE and the choral ensemble Sacra Profana

NOISE
Giacinto Scelsi, Hyxos (1955)

Lisa Cella, flute
Matthew Burtner, Flute Code (2013)

Morris Palter, percussion
Mark Applebaum, Aphasia (2010)

Franklin Cox, cello
Matthew Burtner, Fragments from Cold (2006)

Sacra Profana
a 24-voice vocal ensemble directed by Krishan Oberoi
presents "The Vocal Vanguard"
Alt-J, Interlude I
Joshua Shank, A Grass-Green Pillow
Ola Gjeilo, Unicornis Captivatur
Ernst Krenek, Two Choruses on Jacobean Poems
Sarah Kirkland Snider, The Guest
Michael Gordon, He Saw A Skull
Christopher Adler, Madrigal: Epitaphium Poliae
Caesar Carillo, Oiga, Compae!

The seventh soundON Festival of Modern Music is dedicated to the memory of Paul Bergen.

All performances at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall Street, La Jolla, ljathenaeum.org

Tickets for individual concerts are $25/general, $20/members and seniors, and $10/students.
An all-festival pass includes admission to all three concerts: $60/general, and $50/members and seniors.
Advanced tickets available from the Athenaeum at ljathenaeum.org/new_music.html or by calling
858.454.5872.

Alice Teyssier photo by Yonatan Aljadeff

 

 

 
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