A Burst of Blinding Clarity: METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 - 7:30 am

Metropolis Ensemble
(le) Poisson Rouge 7:30 pm

We feature the great Metropolis Ensemble with a full evening’s worth of incredible new music! First, our final MATA commission of the season, for the young New York composer, Ryan Carter; then Gaudeamus Prize winner Marko Nikodijevic’s extraordinary Music Box, followed by the brilliant twenty-year old Chilean Remmy Canedo’s Instantaneas 6; and topping it all off — a hip-hopera, The Oracle Hysterical by Brad Balliett and Elliot Cole!

Brad Balliett & Elliot Cole: Oracle Hysterical (2011)*

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*, **Ryan Carter: Skeumorphic Tendencies for large chamber ensemble (2011)

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Remmy Canedo: Instantaneas 6 (2007)

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Marko Nikodijevic: Music Box (2006)

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* indicates world premiere, ** indicates MATA commission