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New Music New Haven features three faculty composers Nov. 20

Concert features duets by three faculty composers: Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Christopher Theofanidis
November 17, 2014
Christopher Theofanidis

Christopher Theofanidis

The Yale School of Music presents a New Music New Haven concert on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will feature three duets by faculty composers Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Christopher Theofanidis.

The featured composers comprise the second half of the program. Kaoru for two flutes, by Christopher Theofanidis, will be performed by Andrew Robson and Victor Wang.

Aaron Jay Kernis

Aaron Jay Kernis

The duo TwoSense—YSM alumna Ashley Bathgate, cello, and contemporary music specialist Lisa Moore, piano—will play the final works on the program: Aaron Jay Kernis‘ Second Ballad  and Martin Bresnick‘s Prayers Remain Forever.

The New Music New Haven series, which is directed by Hannah Lash and Christopher Theofanidis, also presents new works by YSM student composers. The student works on this program are Tiange Zhou‘s The Peony Pavilion, a Glance, for a large ensemble of strings, winds, and percussion, and Liliya Ugay‘s Third World Fable  for violin, cello, and piano, with the composer at the piano.

The concert takes place in Morse Recital Hall (within Sprague Hall), located at 470 College Street (corner of College and Wall Streets), New Haven. Admission is free. The concert will also stream live online.


For more information, visit music.yale.edu or contact the Yale School of Music concert office at 203 432-4158.

Martin Bresnick, composer

Martin Bresnick