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New Music New Haven features David Lang, Hannah Lash Feb. 5

Guest artists include the ensemble Antico Moderno and contralto Hilary Summers
January 30, 2015
Hannah Lash, composition faculty

Hannah Lash

The New Music New Haven series at the Yale School of Music presents a concert featuring music by faculty composers David Lang and Hannah Lash on Thursday, Feburary 5 at 7:30 pm. WATCH LIVE

The concert also includes works by four graduate students in the School’s prestigious composition program: Krists Auznieks, Katherine Balch, Ian Gottlieb, and Liliya Ugay.

Featured guest performers include the ensemble Antico Moderno and contralto Hilary Summers. The Yale Voxtet will also perform.

The first half of the program features student works performed by Summers and Antico Moderno. Krists Auznieks’s Nuts and Bolts opens the program, followed by Katherine Balch’s Recordatorio, Ian Gottlieb’s song of the mosquito, and Liliya Ugay’s …that glowing face, beautiful and blind.

David Lang, composer

The members of Antico Moderno are Jesse Irons and Emily Dahl, baroque violins; Jacques Lee Wood, baroque cello; and Balint Karosi, harpsichord and organ. Wood and Karosi are Yale School of Music alumni.

After intermission are the faculty pieces. Hannah Lash’s From the Depths I Cry Out will be performed by the eight-member Yale Voxtet. The concert concludes with David Lang’s ark luggage for string quartet and soprano.

Antico Moderno is a chamber ensemble born out of a mutually shared passion by its members for both historically -informed performance on period instruments and the creation and performance of new music. MORE INFO

Hillary Summers has been called “a true contralto with a wide vocal range.” She has excited the attention of many contemporary composers including Elliott Carter, Peter Eötvös, Oliver Knussen, and Pierre Boulez. MORE INFO

The concert takes place in Morse Recital Hall, located in Sprague Memorial Hall (470 College Street, New Haven). Admission is free. The concert will also stream live online.