Livewire 10

Papers and Lecture-Recitals

Curated by Dr. Patricia Burt (Assistant Professor of Music, University of Delaware),  Livewire 10 presents scholars and performers presenting papers and lecture recitals reflecting on influences in works by contemporary composers. Influences 1: Nature and Spectralism 1 p.m. Choosing a Location for Music for Wilderness Lake Sarah Teetsel, University of Buffalo 1:30 p.m. Inspiration and Transformation — …

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Dream Prayer Observatory

The Livewire 10 new music festival presents Dream Prayer Observatory, an installation by Dan Bailey, photographer; Alan Wonneberger, surround audio; Linda Dusman, composer; and Airi Yoshioka, violin (recorded). Linda Dusman’s composition for solo violin will slowly envelop the audience via Alan Wonneberger’s surround mix as Dan Bailey’s slowly evolving photographic recording of a landscape over time provides a horizon in focus …

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Pendulum Clocks

Soprano Susan Botti and clarinetist Gleb Kanasevich present the premiere of Rahilia Hasanova‘s chamber opera for two performers, Pendulum Clocks (2014). In the world of contemporary classical music, Rahilia Hasanova is known as a brilliant and prolific composer with a unique and powerful voice. The strength of her music is in bridging the two seemingly disparate …

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Livewire Student Composers and Performers

The next generation of emerging talent is showcased in this concert, featuring premieres and works in progress by UMBC student composers, performed by their colleagues. The department’s composition area provides a diverse and highly individualized foundation for students aspiring to build careers in composition with opportunities to create music for the stage, as well as …

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Third Practice

“First rate” —The New York Times The vocal ensemble Third Practice presents the North American premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s rarely performed 12 Madrigali — 17th-century haiku by the poet Basho that are turned inside out and upside down in the ‘“unreliable mirror” of Sciarrino’s otherworldly music. Since its founding in 2012, Washington, D.C.-based Third Practice …

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Ruckus

The Ruckus new music ensemble opens UMBC’s annual new music festival — Livewire 10: Rewind / Fast Forward — with a program of music featuring: Feuilles à travers les cloches (1999) by Tristan Murail Dust Encapsulated #2 (2009) by Rune Glerup Toward (2012) by Mischa Salkind-Pearl Thème et variations (1932) by Olivier Messiaen torsion (2009) …

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Ruckus

Music Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Ruckus Thursday, October 26, 7:30 p.m. Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall The Department of Music presents Livewire 8: Asian Music in America, a festival of contemporary music that will explore the creativity of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Complete festival details …

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert

Music Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert Friday, October 27, 12 p.m. Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall The Department of Music presents Livewire 8: Asian Music in America, a festival of contemporary music that will explore the creativity of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Complete festival …

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — P.Q. Phan

Music Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Lecture by P. Q. Phan “Characters and Their Arias in The Tale of Lady Thị Kính” Friday, October 27, 7:30 p.m. Music Box (151 Performing Arts and Humanities Building) The Department of Music presents Livewire 8: Asian Music in America, a festival of contemporary music that will explore the …

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