category: Other MATA Event

The Fences Show

Tuesday, January 19th, 1999

January 19th, 1999

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue, New York, NY

THE FENCES SHOW

Tonk
Derek Bermel: clarinets/artistic director
Mark Haanstra, electric/double bass
Wiek Hijmans, electric guitar/artistic director
Ned McGowan, flutes
Mark Stone, percussion
Rona Ballesteros Taylor, scenic designer/set designer
Tanisha Thompson, actor
Kimako X. Trotman, baritone
Wendy S. Walters, poet/artistic director
Sheron Wray, dancer/ choreographer

Duke Ellington Tonk
(arr. J Buis)

Derek Bermel Manifest Desitny (World Premiere)
Derek Bermel, music and text
Commissioned by TONK.  Underwritten by The American
Composers Forum with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.

Toek Numan Reincarnation (World Premiere)
Toek Numan, music and text
Commissioned by TONK.  Underwritten by The Dutch Fund with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.

Brian Ferneyhough Dungeons of the invention IIb

Aaron Stewart Infrastructures (World Premiere)
text by Wendy S. Walters
Commissioned by MATA with funds provided by The Jerome Foundation
and The Greenwall Foundation

Daniel Worley Good Neighbors (World Premiere)
text by J. Edward Ball

Wiek Hijmans Paradijs (World Premiere)

Lisa Bielawa Here (World Premiere)
text by Wendy S. Walters

Praises

Tuesday, March 10th, 1998

March 10, 1998

MATA with Cascabel and Lionheart

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue
New York, NY

Perotin Diffusa est gratia

Guillaume de Machaut Des toutes flours

Performed by Lionheart:
Lawrence Lipnik
Stephen Rosser
John Olund
Richard Porterfield
Jeffrey Johnson
Kurt-Owen Richards

Lisa Bielawa The Boat
text by Gertrude Stein
Performers: Cascabel
Marion Beckenstein
Katie Geissinger
Alexandra Montano

Pierre-Kresimir Klanac Louanges (World Premiere)
Martin Goldray, conductor
Cascabel, with Lisa Bielawa, soprano
William Schimmel and Heike Storm, accordian

Satoshi Minami Rokka I
Amy Goeser, oboe
Heike Storm, accordian
Charles Tomlinson, bass

John Fitz Rogers Summum Bonum (World Premiere)
text by Robert Burton
Lionheart
commissioned by MATA with funds profided by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust Commissioning Program

Intermission

Peter Herbert Muhler
text by Alexandra Montano
Cascablel with Peter Herbert, bass

Jon Gibson Unfinished Business (World Premiere)
Melody III
Martin Goldray, conductor
Amy Goeser, oboe; William Schimmel and Heike Storm, accordian; Charles Tomlinson, bass; Cascabel, vocals; Eleanor Sandresky, keyboard; saxophone solo, Jon Gibson
funded in part by the Margaret Fairbank Jory Copying Assistance Program of the American Music Center, made possible through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Helen F. Whitaker Fund and the Chase Manhattan Bank.

Sounds of War and Peace

Sunday, September 7th, 1997

September 7, 1997 at 5 PM

Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Sounds of War and Peace

Lee Ferguson, percussion
Lisa Moore, piano
Marshall Coid, violins
Andrea Schultz, violins
Louise Schulman, viola
Michael Finckel, cello
Dan Dryden, engineer
Philip Glass, piano
Jonathan Hart Makwaia, voice and piano
Ted Baker, piano

Lisa Bielawa The Great Plasto-Dio-Dada Drama (New York premiere)
Text by Johannes Baader
tr. L. Bielawa & Lukas Ligeti
Commissioned by percussionist Lee Ferguson
Underwritten by the American Composers Forum with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.
Lee Ferguson, percussion

Frances White Lesser celandines(World Premiere)
Lisa Moore, piano
Marshall Coid and Andrea Schultz, violins
Louise Schulman, viola
Michael Finckel, cello
Dan Dryden, engineer

Peter Alexander Phylux Mix (World Premiere)
Commissioned by MATA
Marshall Coid and Andrea Schultz, violins
Louise Schulman, viola
Michael Finckel, cello

intermission

John Cage Music for Marcel Duchamp
piano prepared by James Pritchett
Philip Glass, piano

Jonathan Hart Makwaia African Memory Song & Sea Change
African Memory Song was commissioned by Molissa Fenley for her 1997 season at the Joyce Theater with support from the Uary
Flagler Cary Charitable Trust Live Music for Dance program.
Jonathan Hart Makwaia, voice and piano

Erik Santos Guernlca Dances (New York premiere)
Lisa Moore and Ted Baker, pianos