Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort

Conductor: Stephen Drury

Artists: Michael Avitabile (Flute), Sarah Brady (Flute), Neil Godwin (French Horn), Mary Tyler (Trombone), Beth McDonald (Tuba), Alfonso Peduto (Electronics), Amy Advocat (Clarinet), Yukiko Takagi (Piano), Robert Anemone (Violin), Mary Ferrillo (Viola), Michael Unterman (Cello), David Tarantino (Percussion), Jeffrey Means (Percussion), Stephen Drury (Piano), Scott Deal (Percussion), Stuart Gerber (Percussion)

Led by Stephen Drury of the NEC faculty, Callithumpian Consort is a loose aggregation of NEC students, alumni, and new music enthusiasts that performs locally, on the East Coast, and in Europe. Throughout the year, the group visits NEC with performances of contemporary avant-garde music.

In this concert, the Consort premieres a new commissioned work by Christian Wolff - Moderate (Stefan Wolpe) - accompanied by other works by Wolff, and commissioned works by D. Edward Davis and Lee Weisert.

Don't miss an all-Wolff session of Open For'm on March 11, the night before this concert.

Program

Wolff: Duo for 2 Flutes
Michael Avitabile (Flute), Sarah Brady (Flute)

Davis: Curving Tide
Neil Godwin (French Horn), Mary Tyler (Trombone), Beth McDonald (Tuba), Alfonso Peduto (Electronics)

Weisert: New England Drift
Sarah Brady (Flute), Amy Advocat (Clarinet), Yukiko Takagi (Piano), Robert Anemone (Violin), Mary Ferrillo (Viola), Michael Unterman (Cello), David Tarantino (Percussion)

Wolff: Digger Song
Robert Anemone (Violin), Mary Ferrillo (Viola), Michael Unterman (Cello), Jeffrey Means (Percussion)

Weisert: Worm & Wheel
Stephen Drury (Piano), Yukiko Takagi (Piano), Scott Deal (Percussion), Stuart Gerber (Percussion)

Wolff: Moderate (Stefan Wolpe)
Stephen Drury (Piano), Yukiko Takagi (Piano), Scott Deal (Percussion), Stuart Gerber (Percussion)

Date: March 12, 2015 - 8:00PM

Price: Free

Location: NEC's Jordan Hall

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