American Composers Orchestra: Parables
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Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Tue, May 23, 2017 8:00pm
Expected Run Time is 90 minutes
$40/30; Members $34/$26; 30 and under (with I.D.) $20 Limited premium seating available for $50
Part of Fuse Project / Music

American Composers Orchestra returns to the Sharp Theatre with special guests Rossen Milanov (conductor), Sharon Isbin (guitar), Meaghan Burke (vocals & cello), David Tinervia (baritone), and R. Luke DuBois (video), for evening of works by current composers known for stretching the limits of new classical music. Featuring world premieres from Alex Temple, Nina C. Young, and Carlos Simon alongside a classic by John Corgliano.

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Three Principles of Noir by Alex Temple (b. 1983)
World Premiere

Out of whose womb came the ice for baritone, orchestra, and electronics by Nina C. Young (b. 1984)
World Premiere

New work by Carlos Simon (b. 1986)
World Premiere

Troubadours: Variations for Guitar and Orchestra by John Corigliano (b. 1938)


“American Composers Orchestra has brought to the city a repertory of music of our time which leaves all the major American orchestras far behind.” -The New York Times

“That’s why the American Composers Orchestra is so indispensible… the ACO fearlessly goes where others do not dare.” -Sequenza 21


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