June 27, 2017
Historic Naumburg Bandshell, NY, NY
Ensemble LPR with Lara St. John, violin

Jessie Montgomery, (1981-), Starburst (2012)
Ralph Vaughan Williams, (1872-1958), The Lark Ascending (1920) arr, Arman
Lara St John, violin
Matthew Hindson, (1968-), Maralinga (US Premiere)
, Lara St John, violinINTERMISSION
Benjamin Britten, (1913-76), Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 (1936)
I. Introduction and Theme
II. Variation 1: Adagio

III. Variation 2: March
IV. Variation 3: Romance
V. Variation 4: Aria Italiana
VI. Variation 5: Bour é e classique
VII. Variation 6: Wiener Waltz
VIII. Variation 7: Moto perpetuo

IX. Variation 8: Funeral March
X. Variation 9: Chant

XI. Variation 10: Fugue and Finale
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), Concerto in E-flat, “Dumbarton Oaks” (1937-38)
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PAST EVENTS:

May 18, 2017
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
London Contemporary Orchestra & Ensemble LPR: The London Sound

Edmund Finnis: Relative Colour
Mica Levi: Jackie (US Premiere)
Mica Levi: Under The Skin
Johnny Greenwood: Application 45, Detuned Orchestra, Future Markets, Mata Aini Kuru Kara Ne (US Premiere)
Jed Kurzel: Macbeth (World Premiere)
Ricardo Romaneiro: 12 Volt Ghost Render
Julius Eastmann: Joy Boy
Philip Glass: Echorus
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April 12, 2017
House of Yes, Brooklyn, NY
Opus Concert Series Presents: BLACK ANGELS

George Crumb: Black Angels
Ricardo Romaneiro: Nocturnal Suite (World Premiere)
Hildegard von Bingen: “Favus Distillans” from Chants to Ursula
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June 14, 2016
Historic Naumburg Bandshell, NY, NY
Ensemble LPR with Vasko Dukovski

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis  
Aaron Copland: Concerto for Clarinet, Strings and Harp
Julia Wolfe: Cruel Sister
Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question (Revised Version ca. 1934)
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May 12, 2016
House of Yes, Brooklyn, NY
BLACK ANGELS

George Crumb: Black Angels
Ricardo Romaneiro: Nocturnal Suite (World Premiere)
Hildegard von Bingen: “Favus Distillans” from Chants to Ursula
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March 31, 2016
(le) poisson rouge, NY, NY
Ensemble LPR with Christopher Rountree (conductor) and Pauline Kim Harris (violin)

Andrew Norman: Gran Turismo
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Michael Gordon: Weather One
Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (arr. Bashai)
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October 13, 2015
American Irish Historical Society, NY, NY
Ensemble LPR and Irish American Historical Society Present Lunaire: A Vocal Salon for the New Moon

Ensemble LPR: Arnold Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire Op. 21
Ricardo Romaneiro: (World Premiere, Lamplighting)
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June 30, 2015
Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, NY, NY
Ensemble LPR w/ Simone Dinnerstein, piano

John Adams: Shaker Loops
W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 23 in A/K488<
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
David Handler: (World Premiere, tba)
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February 23, 2015

Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Follow, Poet: An evening of Irish Song featuring Ensemble LPR
w/ music of Mohammed Fairouz, a world premiere by David Handler and readings by Paul Muldoon

Handler: Celtic Verses [world premiere]
Fairouz: Audenesque
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March 11, 2015
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
w/ André de Ridder and a premiere by Mica Levi (of Micachu & The Shapes)

Vivier: Zipangu
Xenakis: Aurora
Levi: Greezy [North American Premiere, co-commisioned by Ensemble LPR, London Sinfonietta & Ludwigsburg Orchestra]
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SELECTED PAST PERFORMANCES

September 09, 2014
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Ensemble LPR performs string quartets by John Lurie and his compositions re-imagined for string quintet

w/ arrangements by Evan Lurie, David Handler, Anthony Coleman, John Medeski, Jane Scarpantoni, Doug Wieselman and more
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May 28, 2014
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Timo Andres, piano
Christopher Rountree, conductor

Britten: Young Apollo, Op. 16
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414
Timo Andres: Thrive on Routine
Ted Hearne: Law of Mosaics


 

March 28, 2014
San Fermin with Ensemble LPR
BRIC House Ballroom

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March 07, 2014
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
André de Ridder, conductor (New York debut)

Jonny Greenwood: Suite from There Will Be Blood
Bryce Dessner: Lachrimae (US premiere)
Bela Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

 


 

January 24, 2014
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Taka Kigawa, piano
Oliver Hagen, conductor

Edgard Varèse: Octandre
Brad Lubman: Gallery Music
Zosha Di Castri: The Thinking Eye
Dai Fujikura: Joule
György Ligeti: Piano Concerto

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June 18, 2013
Summer Stage, NYC
The Airborne Toxic Event
Tito Muñoz, conductor

Program:

All at Once
Wishing Well
This Losing
Half of Something Else
Dublin
All For A Woman
Letter To Georgia
Something New
Changing
Numb
Safe
The Storm
Timeless
Sometime Around Midnight
All I Ever Wanted
Innocence

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June 14, 2013
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Jennifer Koh, violin
Tito Muñoz, conductor

John ZORN: Passagen – for Solo Violin (2011)
Charles WUORINEN: Spin 5 – for Violin and 18 Players (2006)
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 (1812)

listen to an archived recording from WQXR
review at Bachtrack
review from Feast of Music


 

April 18, 2013
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Ólafur Arnalds and Ensemble LPR

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Live video recording

NBC video interview of Olafur Arnalds and Ensemble LPR


 

January 13, 2013
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
ensemble LPR & Fred Sherry:
A Memorial Concert for Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter: Con Leggerezza Pensosa for clarinet, violin, and cello (1990)
Elliott Carter: Figments for solo cello (1994)
Elliott Carter: Tempo e Tempi for oboe, clarinet, cello, violin, and voice (1998-99)
Elliott Carter: Gra for solo clarinet (1993)
Elliott Carter: Duettino for violin and cello (2008)
Elliott Carter: Fantasy for solo violin (1999)
Elliott Carter: Quintet for piano and strings (1997)

Fred Sherry, cello
Ursula Oppens, piano
Charlie Neidich, clarinet
Steve Taylor, oboe
Rolf Schulte, violin
Tony Arnold, voice
and members of ensemble LPR

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review at The New York Times
listen to an archived recording from WQXR
review at Bachtrack


 

December 20, 2012
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Max Richter’s Vivaldi Recomposed
w/ Ensemble LPR and Daniel Hope, violin

Max Richter: Vivaldi Recomposed (2012)
Max Richter: Infra (2010)

Tito Muñoz, conductor
Daniel Hope, violin

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watch a video of the complete performance via NPR Music & WQXR
review at the New York Times


 

April 15, 2012
Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
Gavin Bryars’ The Sinking of the Titanic
on the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the titanic
performed by ensemble LPR and the Wordless Music Orchestra

Gavin Bryars: The Sinking of the Titanic (1969)

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listen to an archived recording from WQXR
review at Headphone Commute