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New Music Concerts Robert Aitken, artistic director

Six Hundred Year Anniversaries

Saturday April 6, 2013
Doors Open at 7:30, Festivities Commence at 8:00 pm

Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Avenue [MAP]

To celebrate the centenaries of some of New Music Concerts most distinguished guest composers in a gala evening of music, words and pictures, a number of noted musicians and musical friends will play and reminisce about John Cage, Barbara Pentland, John Weinzweig, Witold LutosÅ‚awski and Henry Brant. The evening will feature an auction of André Leduc photographs from our archives, fabulous door prizes, fine food, and wine of course, plus a tribute to American rhythmic pioneer Conlon Nancarrow.

Proceeds will benefit New Music Concerts. Tickets $100, 2 for $150
with charitable receipt for the CRA allowable portion. RSVP 416.961.9594

John Cage (USA 1912-1992) – Etudes Australes No. 31 (1974) for solo piano
John Weinzweig (Canada 1913-2006) – Belaria (1992) for solo cello
Barbara Pentland (Canada 1912-2000) – Commenta (1981) for solo harp
Witold Lutoslawski (Poland 1913-1994) – Dance Preludes (1954) for clarinet and piano
Conlon Nancarrow (USA / Mexico 1912-1997) – Selected Studies for Player Piano (recording)
Henry Brant (Canada / USA 1913-2008) – Mobiles 2 (1932, rev. 1984) for solo flute and six spatially dispersed accompanying instruments.

featuring Harpist Erica Goodman, pianist Stephen Clarke, cellist David Hetherington, clarinetist Max Christie, accordionist Joseph Macerollo, percussionist Rick Sacks and flutist Robert Aitken