Celebrate with ACO May 22!
Join ACO in celebrating the 10th year of the ground-breaking Orchestra Underground series. With performances by Paquito D'Rivera, Daniel Roumain, Lisa Bielawa, Kenji Bunch and more. Cocktails, dinner and performances at the spectacular Tribeca Rooftop.
Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute
Readings at Miller Theatre, Columbia University
The JCOI New Music Readings will take place at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre, with mentor composers George Lewis, Anne LeBaron, and Paul Chihara, conducted by Gil Rose. Featured composers are Jennifer Bellor, José Beviá, Courtney Bryan, Ingrid Laubrock, Andy Milne, Richard Sussman, and Sumi Tonooka. The Readings will include an open rehearsal on Monday, June 3 at 10am, and a run-through performance on Tuesday, June 4 at 7:30pm. Both events are free and open to the public. Reservations suggested.
Composers Orchestra Institute Expands to
ACO and The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, in cooperation with EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, will present the second JCOI Readings in 2013. Three orchestras - the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (April 23 & 24), ACO (June 3 & 4), and La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (September 19 & 20) - will workshop, rehearse, and give public readings of new works for symphony orchestra written by seventeen jazz composers.
Peter Fahey Wins 2012 Underwood Composer Commission
ACO's latest album, Orchestra Underground: X10D, our third digital download, explores the extremes possible when featured soloists play atypical - even bizarre - instruments with the orchestra. Music for the orchestra with contrabass flute, electric guitar, bass clarinet, baritone sax, and "cyborg" violin, by Fred Ho, Neil Rolnick, Ned McGowan, Keeril Makan and Evan Ziporyn. Available on iTunes, Amazon, Instant Encore and more.
SONiC: Sounds of A New Century ran Oct. 14-22, 2011 with 100+ composers, 24 world premieres, 16 ensembles & much more...
In October 2011, New York Public Radio's Q2music.org
aired two special Re:Sound webcasts: a special,
patchwork-quilt, virtual concert of those pieces which received the most votes
from the SONiC audience. Click to listen to both installments.
LISTEN NOW - Re:Sound 2:
features music from the October 18-22, 2011 concerts, including ACO's big finish concert,
"American Pie." Hear exclusive live performances of pieces by Marcos Balter, Son Lux, Andrew Norman, Tristan Perich, Matt Marks and many more.
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