Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2013-2014

APRIL 11 at 8 PM

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Part of Oliver Knussen Residency
APRIL 7 - 12, 2014     Learn more

 

Presented in association with:
The British Council

Coolidge Auditorium

A special evening of British and American chamber music features musicians from BCMG with distinguished guests in a varied program of landmark twentieth-century works, including the regional premiere of Elliott Carter’s final work Epigrams. The concert unwraps the world premiere of a new piano trio by American composer Marc Neikrug, paired with Frank Bridge’s Piano Trio no. 2 (dedicated to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge in 1929.) Photo credit: Adrian Burrows

BRITTEN

Phantasy, op. 2

CARTER (Regional Premiere)

Epigrams

NEIKRUG (World Premiere)

Tiger’s Nest for piano trio [Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music Commission]

HENZE

Adagio adagio

KNUSSEN

Cantata (Triptych, part 3)

BRIDGE

Piano Trio no. 2

PRE-CONCERT PRESENTATION
6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)

A conversation with Oliver Knussen and Marc Neikrug