Pierson and Sonenberg featured in Composers Up Close and Personal

composers up close
Brooklyn Conservatory’s New Music Collective and American Opera Projects present “Composers Up Close and Personal” a collaborative evening of new music and interviews with seven contemporary composers. Featuring compositions by Tom Cipullo and C&V composers Raymond Lustig, Kala Pierson, Daniel Sonenberg, Andrew Staniland, and Stefan Weisman. Tan Dun's Pipa Concerto will also be performed by the Momenta String Quartet and Sun Li .

Featuring performances by Abigail Fischer, Donna Smith, Julieanne Klein, Kenneth Overton


Tom Cipullo and Kelly Horsted (piano), Sun Li (pipa), and the Momenta String Quartet

Saturday, October 18, 2008, 8 pm

Cost $15 / $10 students and seniors
Brooklyn Conservatory Concert Hall
58 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Directions to the Brooklyn Conservatory
Take the B or Q train to Seventh Avenue and walk four blocks south to Lincoln Place, or take the 20 or 3 train to Grand Army Plaza, walk south to Lincoln Place and then west to Seventh Avenue. The B43, B65, and B67 buses stop within a few blocks of the Conservatory.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Zerve ticket services at 212.209.3370. For more information, please visit www.bqcm.org.

SO6 and Momenta in concert

Momenta May 17 poster
The Momenta Quartet will premiere works by South Oxford Six at the Brooklyn Conservatory Concert Hall on Saturday, May 17, at 8pm.

Upcoming Michael Rose events

March 7 at the Brooklyn Conservatory and March 10 at Merkin Hall, "A Celebration of the Voice" - the Brooklyn Conservatory New Music Collective collaborates with the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society on a concert of vocal music, including Michael Rose's song "Der Panther," world premieres by Peter Susser and Steven Burke, and the New York premiere of elliott carter's "La Musique" sung by Lucy Shelton. Also on the concert are works by Tom Cipullo, John Eaton, Steven Ebel, Louis Karchin, and more Elliott Carter.

May 15 at Roulette, Juho Laitinen premieres "Year Zero" for solo cello, along with works by Kaija Saariaho, Jean Sibelius, Jukka Tiensuu, and Tania Leon.

New Pierson audio featured in Belfast, Northern Ireland

 In March 2008, the Naughton Gallery of Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, will launch a long-term interactive exhibit that includes audio by Kala Pierson (commissioned with funds from the U.K.'s National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts.