Schedule

Nov
9
2022

From Adversity to Triumph

Rescheduled from January 2022, Voices of Ascension and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City perform The Glass Box, Paola Prestini’s gripping oratorio from 2018 about young refugees in Sweden afflicted by a coma-like condition. Voices will also give the world premiere of James Bassi’s Protect, a reflection on humanity’s collective struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. The evening culminates in brilliance and victory with Haydn’s magnificent “Lord Nelson” Mass.

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Rescheduled from January 2022, Voices of Ascension and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City perform The Glass Box, Paola Prestini’s gripping oratorio from 2018 about young refugees in Sweden afflicted by a coma-like condition. Voices will also give the world premiere of James Bassi’s Protect, a reflection on humanity’s collective struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. The evening culminates in brilliance and victory with Haydn’s magnificent “Lord Nelson” Mass.

New York, NY
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Sep
10
2022

Iroquois Amphitheater

Kicking off the season with a free concert at Iroquois Amphitheater, the Louisville Orchestra celebrates with a colorful program of symphonic music. The featured soloist is pianist LARA DOWNES performing Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. She is the creator of Rising Sun Music, a recording series that sheds light on the music and stories of Black composers over the last 200 years.

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Kicking off the season with a free concert at Iroquois Amphitheater, the Louisville Orchestra celebrates with a colorful program of symphonic music. The featured soloist is pianist LARA DOWNES performing Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. She is the creator of Rising Sun Music, a recording series that sheds light on the music and stories of Black composers over the last 200 years.

Louisville, KY
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Jul
10
2022

Stillpoint: The Art of the Piano Festival

Awadagin Pratt, celebrated pianist and conductor, explores the truth and beauty found within T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets through its sibling universe in music. Joined by composers Tyshawn Sorey, Paola Prestini, Peteris Vasks, Jessie Montgomery, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Alvin Singleton and Judd Greenstein, out-of-the-voice-box, super-group Roomful of Teeth and armed with seven newly composed works, Pratt embraces Eliot in a concert-length narrative that expresses an elemental truth…”at the still point of the turning world…there the dance is…and there is only the dance.”

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Awadagin Pratt, celebrated pianist and conductor, explores the truth and beauty found within T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets through its sibling universe in music. Joined by composers Tyshawn Sorey, Paola Prestini, Peteris Vasks, Jessie Montgomery, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Alvin Singleton and Judd Greenstein, out-of-the-voice-box, super-group Roomful of Teeth and armed with seven newly composed works, Pratt embraces Eliot in a concert-length narrative that expresses an elemental truth…”at the still point of the turning world…there the dance is…and there is only the dance.”

Cincinnati, OH
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Jul
11
2022

Masterclass: Art of the Piano

Masterclass/seminar with Paola Prestini whose new work is part of the Stillpoint project. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Paola and asking her questions. The public is invited to attend and listen.

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Masterclass/seminar with Paola Prestini whose new work is part of the Stillpoint project. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Paola and asking her questions. The public is invited to attend and listen.

Cincinnati, OH
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Feb
22
2023

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

The Swedish premiere of Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola', conducted by Speranza Scappucci

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The Swedish premiere of Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola', conducted by Speranza Scappucci

Stockholm, SE
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Nov
15
2022

Romaeuropa Festival 2022

Paola Prestini presents her multimedia project Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello , an immersive live / installation in which music, word, movement and image are combined to explore the intersection between mind body and nature. Alongside cellistJeffrey Zeigler, former member of the Kronos Quartet, Prestini combines texts by Anaïs Nin, Pablo Neruda, Brenda Shaughnessy and Natasha Trethewey, unites the most disparate worlds and imaginaries and reflects on the themes of being, becoming, solitude, communion and freedom.

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Paola Prestini presents her multimedia project Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello , an immersive live / installation in which music, word, movement and image are combined to explore the intersection between mind body and nature. Alongside cellistJeffrey Zeigler, former member of the Kronos Quartet, Prestini combines texts by Anaïs Nin, Pablo Neruda, Brenda Shaughnessy and Natasha Trethewey, unites the most disparate worlds and imaginaries and reflects on the themes of being, becoming, solitude, communion and freedom.

Rome, IT
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May
14
2022

Aging Magician

This sweeping and inspiring new multi-media operatic work employs video projection, shadow puppetry, and cutting-edge stage craft to tell the story of Harold (Rinde Eckert); a man on his vibrant last adventure as he explores the allegory of time, youth and the peculiar magic of ordinary life.

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This sweeping and inspiring new multi-media operatic work employs video projection, shadow puppetry, and cutting-edge stage craft to tell the story of Harold (Rinde Eckert); a man on his vibrant last adventure as he explores the allegory of time, youth and the peculiar magic of ordinary life.

San Diego, CA
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Aug
27
2022

Ravinia Festival

Boosting Stephen Sondheim’s legacy as a composer for all time, Anthony de Mare brings that songbook to solo piano with 50 inspirations at his fingertips, created by the likes of Jon Batiste, Steve Reich, Paola Prestini, and more.

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Boosting Stephen Sondheim’s legacy as a composer for all time, Anthony de Mare brings that songbook to solo piano with 50 inspirations at his fingertips, created by the likes of Jon Batiste, Steve Reich, Paola Prestini, and more.

Highland Park, IL
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Jun
24
2022

Spoleto Festival (Italy)

Continuing the tradition of midday concerts established by Gian Carlo Menotti, the musicians of the Budapest Orchestra deliver a series of chamber performances at the Teatro Caio Melisso Spazio Carla Fendi. The programme of the morning concerts is a tribute to Gian Carlo Menotti, with a new transcription for voice and ensemble of the Canti della lontananza and pieces by contemporary composers.

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Continuing the tradition of midday concerts established by Gian Carlo Menotti, the musicians of the Budapest Orchestra deliver a series of chamber performances at the Teatro Caio Melisso Spazio Carla Fendi. The programme of the morning concerts is a tribute to Gian Carlo Menotti, with a new transcription for voice and ensemble of the Canti della lontananza and pieces by contemporary composers.

Spoleta, ITAL
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May
1
2022

Long Play Festival

Under the direction of their founder Dianne Berkun Menaker the Brooklyn Youth Chorus has become one of the most inspiring, ambitious, and polished ensembles in the city. Singing music by Nathalie Joachim, Tania León, Paola Prestini, Olga Bell and Gity Razaz.

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Under the direction of their founder Dianne Berkun Menaker the Brooklyn Youth Chorus has become one of the most inspiring, ambitious, and polished ensembles in the city. Singing music by Nathalie Joachim, Tania León, Paola Prestini, Olga Bell and Gity Razaz.

Brooklyn, NY
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Nov
3
2022

Philharmonia Orchestra

Anna Clyne, the Philharmonia’s Featured Composer, curates a free evening of chamber music by some of the most engaging composers working today. Paola Prestini’s 'G-force', dedicated to the memory of a friend and “a life fully lived”, combines the traditional textures of a string quartet with the otherworldly sound of the vibraphone.

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Anna Clyne, the Philharmonia’s Featured Composer, curates a free evening of chamber music by some of the most engaging composers working today. Paola Prestini’s 'G-force', dedicated to the memory of a friend and “a life fully lived”, combines the traditional textures of a string quartet with the otherworldly sound of the vibraphone.

London, UK
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Sep
10
2022

Ravinia Festival

Inna Faliks breaks ground with the first full performance of nine social responses she commissioned on Maurice Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Op. 126 Bagatelles plus the original masterpieces.

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Inna Faliks breaks ground with the first full performance of nine social responses she commissioned on Maurice Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Op. 126 Bagatelles plus the original masterpieces.

Highland Park, IL
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Jul
30
2022

Cabrillo Festival

Paola Prestini’s piano concerto Let Me See the Sun, which features trailblazing pianist Lara Downes. The concerto is about the human impulse to remain hopeful, and what it means to struggle towards clarity and light. The work is structured as a dialogue between piano and orchestra, at times contentious and at times unified.

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Paola Prestini’s piano concerto Let Me See the Sun, which features trailblazing pianist Lara Downes. The concerto is about the human impulse to remain hopeful, and what it means to struggle towards clarity and light. The work is structured as a dialogue between piano and orchestra, at times contentious and at times unified.

Santa Cruz, CA
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Oct
16
2022

Edward Tulane: World Premiere

Edward Tulane is a toy rabbit who thinks of himself as quite exceptional. Content in his easy life, his world is upturned when he is separated from his loving family. Based on the best-seller by local author Kate DiCamillo.

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Edward Tulane is a toy rabbit who thinks of himself as quite exceptional. Content in his easy life, his world is upturned when he is separated from his loving family. Based on the best-seller by local author Kate DiCamillo.

Minneapolis, MN
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Jun
1
2022

International Trumpet Guild

Monarch Brass will perform Paola's original composition 'Wave' at the International Trumpet Guild.

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Monarch Brass will perform Paola's original composition 'Wave' at the International Trumpet Guild.

San Antonio, TX
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Apr
1
2022

Con Alma Live

Magos Herrera and Paola Prestini will present the live Con Alma concert, which includes original works and selections from the Mexican and jazz songbook. The concert celebrates a groundbreaking journey from creating a digital work viewed by audiences around the world, to a live theatrical version.

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Magos Herrera and Paola Prestini will present the live Con Alma concert, which includes original works and selections from the Mexican and jazz songbook. The concert celebrates a groundbreaking journey from creating a digital work viewed by audiences around the world, to a live theatrical version.

San Miguel de Allende, MX
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Jun
22
2022

Oregon Bach Festival

Simone Dinnerstein joins forces with pianist-activist Lara Downes for a celebration of trailblazing American artists called “Variations on a Dream,” performed June 22. The concert includes the world premiere of the Oregon Bach Festival commission, “Let Me See the Sun,” from Paola Prestini.

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Simone Dinnerstein joins forces with pianist-activist Lara Downes for a celebration of trailblazing American artists called “Variations on a Dream,” performed June 22. The concert includes the world premiere of the Oregon Bach Festival commission, “Let Me See the Sun,” from Paola Prestini.

Eugene, OR
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May
19
2022

Teatro Carlo Felice

The European premiere of Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola', conducted by Speranza Scappucci.

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The European premiere of Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola', conducted by Speranza Scappucci.

Genova, Italy
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Jun
5
2022

Houses of Zodiac

This collaboration between composer Paola Prestini, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, Sankai Juku dancer Dai Matsuoka, New York City Ballet dancer Georgina Pazcoguin, and filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu explore the intersection of mind, body, and nature—themes mirrored in the recent artworks of Takashi Murakami which express his interests in spirituality and ecological and human-made disasters. Houses of Zodiac is a series of live cello solos and dance, with lush filmic visuals and poetic interludes by Pablo Neruda, Anaïs Nin, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Natasha Tretheway underscored by Zeigler along with musicians such as Nels Cline and Tanya Tagaq.

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This collaboration between composer Paola Prestini, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, Sankai Juku dancer Dai Matsuoka, New York City Ballet dancer Georgina Pazcoguin, and filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu explore the intersection of mind, body, and nature—themes mirrored in the recent artworks of Takashi Murakami which express his interests in spirituality and ecological and human-made disasters. Houses of Zodiac is a series of live cello solos and dance, with lush filmic visuals and poetic interludes by Pablo Neruda, Anaïs Nin, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Natasha Tretheway underscored by Zeigler along with musicians such as Nels Cline and Tanya Tagaq.

Los Angeles, CA
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Mar
26
2022

Con Alma Live

Magos Herrera and Paola Prestini will present the live Con Alma concert, which includes original works and selections from the Mexican and jazz songbook, at Palacio de Bellas Artes on March 26th. The concert celebrates a groundbreaking journey from creating a digital work viewed by audiences around the world, to a live theatrical version in Mexico City’s cultural center.

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Magos Herrera and Paola Prestini will present the live Con Alma concert, which includes original works and selections from the Mexican and jazz songbook, at Palacio de Bellas Artes on March 26th. The concert celebrates a groundbreaking journey from creating a digital work viewed by audiences around the world, to a live theatrical version in Mexico City’s cultural center.

Palacio de Bellas Artes, MX
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Mar
4
2022

Next Ensemble and Peabody Camerata: Celebrating 150 Years of Composition

World premiere of 'Let the Wind Speak for Choir, Percussion and Cello' at Peabody Conservatory.

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World premiere of 'Let the Wind Speak for Choir, Percussion and Cello' at Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore, MD
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Dec
17
2021

AloneTogether

AloneTogether comprises spoken word, poetry, sculpture, video art, music, and film and features 500 YPC choristers, 15 composers and songwriters, seven poets, three choreographers, and two filmmakers. Featuring a newly-commissioned work by Paola Prestini.

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AloneTogether comprises spoken word, poetry, sculpture, video art, music, and film and features 500 YPC choristers, 15 composers and songwriters, seven poets, three choreographers, and two filmmakers. Featuring a newly-commissioned work by Paola Prestini.

New York, NY
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Nov
21
2021

The 5 Boroughs Music Festival

The Cramer Quartet premieres the Seven Last Words Project, featuring Paola Prestini's "It is finished," at the 5 Boroughs Music Festival.

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The Cramer Quartet premieres the Seven Last Words Project, featuring Paola Prestini's "It is finished," at the 5 Boroughs Music Festival.

Queens, NY
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Nov
18
2021

The 5 Boroughs Music Festival

The Cramer Quartet premieres the Seven Last Words Project, featuring Paola Prestini's "It is finished," at the 5 Boroughs Music Festival.

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The Cramer Quartet premieres the Seven Last Words Project, featuring Paola Prestini's "It is finished," at the 5 Boroughs Music Festival.

New York, NY
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Nov
11
2021

Sensorium Ex: Voice beyond Language

Paola Prestini will be joined by Copenhagen’s Enactlab to discuss their interdisciplinary arts, research, and community project centered around Prestini’s opera, Sensorium Ex, a multi-sensory narrative woven together at the intersections of disability and artificial intelligence.

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Paola Prestini will be joined by Copenhagen’s Enactlab to discuss their interdisciplinary arts, research, and community project centered around Prestini’s opera, Sensorium Ex, a multi-sensory narrative woven together at the intersections of disability and artificial intelligence.

Rome, Italy
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Nov
7
2021

Sjaella at Kirke Harstad

Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

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Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

Trondenes, Germany
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Sep
30
2021

Sjaella at Sint-Waldetrudiskerk

Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

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Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

Herentals, Germany
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Sep
24
2021

Sjaella at Evangelischen Kirche

Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

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Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

Wallern an der Trattnach, Germany
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Sep
18
2021

Sjaella at Paderborner Dom

Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

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Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍

Paderborn, Germany
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Sep
17
2021

Sjaella at Basilika St. Margareta

Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'

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Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'

Düsseldorf, Germany
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Mar
26
2022

Liaisons: Re-imagining Sondheim from the Piano

Pianist Anthony de Mare performs a new work by Paola Prestini as part of the landmark commissioning and concert project Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano.

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Pianist Anthony de Mare performs a new work by Paola Prestini as part of the landmark commissioning and concert project Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano.

New York, NY
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Jan
13
2022

Reimagine: Beethoven and Ravel

Pianist Inna Faliks performs new works from her album 'Reimagine: Beethoven and Ravel,' including Paola Prestini's 'Variations on a Spell'

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Pianist Inna Faliks performs new works from her album 'Reimagine: Beethoven and Ravel,' including Paola Prestini's 'Variations on a Spell'

Beverly Hills, CA
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Oct
30
2021

Protestra

Protestra performs Thrush Song by Paola Prestini

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Protestra performs Thrush Song by Paola Prestini

New York, NY
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Sep
23
2021

Irish Arts Center

World premiere of "What the Silence Said," written by Marie Howe, composed by Paola Prestini, and performed by Nels Cline, Yuka C. Honda, and Jeffrey Zeigler.

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World premiere of "What the Silence Said," written by Marie Howe, composed by Paola Prestini, and performed by Nels Cline, Yuka C. Honda, and Jeffrey Zeigler.

New York, NY
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Dec
15
2021

21c Liederabend

Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust present an audience-interactive and sensorial iteration of 21c Liederabend, featuring new works by Paola Prestini and others.

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Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust present an audience-interactive and sensorial iteration of 21c Liederabend, featuring new works by Paola Prestini and others.

Brooklyn, NY
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Apr
8
2022

Orchestre Métropolitain

Orchestre Métropolitain performs Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola' alongside works by Debussy and Alma Mahler.

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Orchestre Métropolitain performs Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola' alongside works by Debussy and Alma Mahler.

Montréal, Canada
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Aug
28
2021

Therme Forum: Exploring the Future

This panel will explore the future of creative expression in the context of rapidly evolving technologies and economic, political, and social change.

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This panel will explore the future of creative expression in the context of rapidly evolving technologies and economic, political, and social change.

Sibiu, Romania
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Sep
9
2021

Houses of Zodiac Pre-Launch Event

Presented by Death of Classical, the pre-release event for Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello (out September 10 on National Sawdust Tracks) includes a reception and spirits tasting, performances by Jeffrey Zeigler, readings of the poetry featured on the album, and an exclusive preview of the film and immersive video projections by Murat Eyuboglu, featuring dancers Georgina Pazcoguin and Dai Matsuoka.

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Presented by Death of Classical, the pre-release event for Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello (out September 10 on National Sawdust Tracks) includes a reception and spirits tasting, performances by Jeffrey Zeigler, readings of the poetry featured on the album, and an exclusive preview of the film and immersive video projections by Murat Eyuboglu, featuring dancers Georgina Pazcoguin and Dai Matsuoka.

New York, NY
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Sep
19
2021

Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival

"Thrush Song" with words by Maria Popova, performed in Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival's Series Concert Five, with Benjamin Rous, conductor; Rachel Calloway, soprano; Soovin Kim, violin; Aki Saulière, violin; Timothy Summers, viola; Raphael Bell, cello; I-Jen Fang, percussion.

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"Thrush Song" with words by Maria Popova, performed in Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival's Series Concert Five, with Benjamin Rous, conductor; Rachel Calloway, soprano; Soovin Kim, violin; Aki Saulière, violin; Timothy Summers, viola; Raphael Bell, cello; I-Jen Fang, percussion.

Charlottesville, VA
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Nov
4
2021

New Century Chamber Orchestra

World premiere with Tanya Tagaq from her new album with Saul Williams

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World premiere with Tanya Tagaq from her new album with Saul Williams

Berkeley, CA
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Sep
17
2021

Bryant Park Picnics: Diametrically Composed

World premiere of Allison Loggins-Hull's commissioning project Diametrically Composed, with mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and pianist Gabriela Martinez, featuring works by Prestini and others

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World premiere of Allison Loggins-Hull's commissioning project Diametrically Composed, with mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and pianist Gabriela Martinez, featuring works by Prestini and others

New York, NY
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May
9
2022

Aging Magician at San Diego Opera

In its west coast premiere, Aging Magician is a hauntingly beautiful hybrid of opera and theatre that combines opera, choral music, and puppetry, composed by Paola Prestini and produced by Beth Morrison Projects.

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In its west coast premiere, Aging Magician is a hauntingly beautiful hybrid of opera and theatre that combines opera, choral music, and puppetry, composed by Paola Prestini and produced by Beth Morrison Projects.

San Diego, CA
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Dec
13
2021

Edward Tulane Choral Suite

Halted by the pandemic, Minnesota Opera’s premiere of Edward Tulane was put on hold. Tune in for a virtual concert featuring choral highlights from Paola Prestini's opera based on the best-selling novel by Kate DiCamillo. Streaming begins December 13.

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Halted by the pandemic, Minnesota Opera’s premiere of Edward Tulane was put on hold. Tune in for a virtual concert featuring choral highlights from Paola Prestini's opera based on the best-selling novel by Kate DiCamillo. Streaming begins December 13.

Minneapolis, MN
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Jul
9
2021

America/Beautiful

America/Beautiful is a project by pianist and arts advocate Min Kwon, in which she has commissioned a diverse group of more than 70 of today’s leading American composers to each compose a variation on “America the Beautiful.” The series culminates in two live programs at Green-Wood Cemetery on July 8 and 9.

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America/Beautiful is a project by pianist and arts advocate Min Kwon, in which she has commissioned a diverse group of more than 70 of today’s leading American composers to each compose a variation on “America the Beautiful.” The series culminates in two live programs at Green-Wood Cemetery on July 8 and 9.

New York, NY
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Jun
27
2021

21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide

Paola Prestini and Beth Morrison present 21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide (digital), the first installment of Contemplations from National Sawdust celebrating the institution's 5th anniversary

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Paola Prestini and Beth Morrison present 21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide (digital), the first installment of Contemplations from National Sawdust celebrating the institution's 5th anniversary

New York, NY
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May
8
2021

The Red Book at Fadensonnen

Performance by the Thalea Quartet

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Performance by the Thalea Quartet

Baltimore, MD
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May
19
2021

American Composers Orchestra Professional Development Panel: Programming & Digital Curation

Paola Prestini will be joined by composer Kamala Sankaram and sound artists Mendi and Keith Obadike to discuss online programming and classical music in the digital age. American Composers Orchestra president Melissa Ngan will moderate.

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Paola Prestini will be joined by composer Kamala Sankaram and sound artists Mendi and Keith Obadike to discuss online programming and classical music in the digital age. American Composers Orchestra president Melissa Ngan will moderate.

New York, NY
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Apr
11
2021

Maryland Symphony Orchestra (Sharon Isbin)

Grammy-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin performs Tango! by Paola Prestini with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra

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Grammy-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin performs Tango! by Paola Prestini with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Hagerstown, MD
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Apr
14
2021

Mark Campbell: New Work

In this New York Festival of Song showcase, Pulitzer- and Grammy-winning librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell previews new work including songs from Paola Prestini's opera Edward Tulane, commissioned by Minnesota Opera

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In this New York Festival of Song showcase, Pulitzer- and Grammy-winning librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell previews new work including songs from Paola Prestini's opera Edward Tulane, commissioned by Minnesota Opera

New York, NY
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May
11
2021

The Future of Performance

Influential opera director Yuval Sharon will join Paola Prestini to discuss arts leadership in times of change, the future of performance and the operatic form, collaborating with artists and creating safe spaces for all.

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Influential opera director Yuval Sharon will join Paola Prestini to discuss arts leadership in times of change, the future of performance and the operatic form, collaborating with artists and creating safe spaces for all.

New York, NY
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Mar
28
2021

Caramoor Conversations: The Red Book

Paola Prestini joins renowned author Sonu Shamdasani to discuss the inspirations behind her new quartet based on Carl Jung's The Red Book, which will receive its livestreamed world premiere on Sunday, April 11, 2021 by the Thalea String Quartet.

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Paola Prestini joins renowned author Sonu Shamdasani to discuss the inspirations behind her new quartet based on Carl Jung's The Red Book, which will receive its livestreamed world premiere on Sunday, April 11, 2021 by the Thalea String Quartet.

Katonah, NY
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Jun
24
2021

Active Hope - Episode 5 (Livestream)

Episode 5 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses feminism and social justice, as well as beauty and aesthetics in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.

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Episode 5 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses feminism and social justice, as well as beauty and aesthetics in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.

New York, NY
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May
27
2021

Active Hope - Episode 4 (Livestream)

Episode 4 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses futurism in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.

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New York, NY
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Apr
22
2021

Active Hope - Episode 3 (Livestream)

Episode 3 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses borders live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.

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New York, NY
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Mar
12
2021

Active Hope - Episode 2 (Livestream)

Episode 2 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses incarceration, law, and politics live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.

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Episode 2 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses incarceration, law, and politics live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.

New York, NY
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Feb
7
2021

AMP Concerts

Exploring the Creative Process with Paola Prestini & Magos Herrera at AMP Concerts: Screening of videos from the Con Alma project, including a world premiere video, La Creación de las Aves (The Creation of The Birds), followed by an online discussion and Q&A. Hosted by the National Hispanic Cultural Center, in collaboration with UNM's Latin America and Iberian Institute.

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New York, NY
tickets
Jan
26
2021

Chicago Opera Theater

Panelist for Chicago Opera Theater 'Inner Workings' Discussion: Taking Care of Business

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Chicago, IL
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Feb
24
2021

No One Is Forgotten

Premiere of No One Is Forgotten: A Live Radio Opera Experience at HERE

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New York, NY
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Jan
8
2021

Active Hope

Live kickoff event for the #ActiveHopePodcast with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center

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Live kickoff event for the #ActiveHopePodcast with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center

New York, NY
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Jan
7
2021

National Sawdust FERUS Festival

Talkback with Ash Koosha and Tateo Nakajima

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New York, NY
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Jan
29
2021

SphinxConnect

Panelist for Presenting Progress: American Classical Heritage at SphinxConnect 2021 (2:20pm ET)

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New York, NY
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Feb
10
2021

Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium

Speaker for the Artists and Technology Working Together panel at the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium

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Speaker for the Artists and Technology Working Together panel at the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium

Alberta, Canada
tickets
Dec
13
2020

Con Alma

Con Alma - The Digital Event

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New York, NY
tickets
Nov
12
2020

G-Force at CSO

Part of CSO Sessions

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Chicago, IL
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Oct
3
2020

Tree of 40 Fruit

Performance with Pioneer Works

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Performance with Pioneer Works

Brooklyn, NY
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Sep
2
2020

The Colorado

Public Broadcast premiere of The Colorado with Arizona PBS

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Public Broadcast premiere of The Colorado with Arizona PBS

Tempe, AZ
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Aug
16
2020

From the Bones to the Fossils at Bang on a Can

Performance by Jeffrey Zeigler

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New York, NY
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Aug
21
2020

Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Amir ElSaffar

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New York, NY
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Aug
14
2020

Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Trimpin

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New York, NY
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Aug
7
2020

Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Lawrence Brownlee

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New York, NY
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Jul
17
2020

Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Jennifer Walshe

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New York, NY
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Jul
10
2020

Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Lara St. John

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New York, NY
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Apr
11
2021

The Red Book at Caramoor

World Premiere performance by the Thalea Quartet

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World Premiere performance by the Thalea Quartet

Katonah, NY
tickets
Mar
26
2021

Aging Magician at San Diego Opera

POSTPONED

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San Diego, CA
tickets
Jul
25
2020

Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar

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New York, NY
tickets
Dec
9
2019

NEW INC Bonfire Guest Lecture

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New York, NY
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Dec
3
2019

Sensorium Ex

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Urbana, IL
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Nov
18
2019

Edward Tulane

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Minneapolis, MN
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Nov
14
2019

Lecture at the Composers Forum

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New York, NY
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Oct
29
2019

20th Anniversary Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) Clocktower Award for Paola Prestini

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New York, NY
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Sep
12
2019

Silent Light

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New York, NY
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Sep
12
2019

Imaginary World of Wild Order: A Mass

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New York, NY
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Sep
11
2019

Fistful of Stars from The Hubble Cantata

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New York, NY
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Sep
9
2019

Juilliard School Composer of Today Initiative

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New York, NY
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Jul
4
2019

Margaret Greenham Theatre

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Alberta, Canada
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Jun
9
2019

Nightsong

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Cooperstown, NY
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May
30
2019

Forward Music Project

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Beverly Hills, CA
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May
15
2019

National Sawdust

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Rotterdam, Netherlands
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May
2
2019

Silent Voices: Amplify

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New York, NY
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Apr
20
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Sound of Science

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Austin, TX
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Apr
16
2019

The Seven Last Words

Juilliard Historical Performance Commission

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Juilliard Historical Performance Commission

New York, NY
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Apr
6
2019

The Stone: Featuring Jeffrey Zeigler

Performance of works in collaboration with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

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Performance of works in collaboration with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

New York, NY
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Apr
5
2019

The Stone: Featuring Dave Nelson

Performance of new works for trombone and electronics with Dave Nelson of the duo Nelson Patton

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New York, NY
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Apr
4
2019

The Stone: Opera and Foley Art

Performance of an excerpt Stellet Licht – that will be workshopped at Banff Opera in the 21st Century

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New York, NY
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Apr
3
2019

The Stone: Amanda Gookin

Performance of To Tell a Story by Amanda Gookin, cello and electronics

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Performance of To Tell a Story by Amanda Gookin, cello and electronics

New York, NY
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Apr
2
2019

The Stone: The Voice and AI

New works for voice, exploring extended techniques, AI, and a new sound world @ The New School

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New works for voice, exploring extended techniques, AI, and a new sound world @ The New School

New York, NY
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Apr
2
2019

For Becca

For Becca, @ Miller Theater

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For Becca, @ Miller Theater

New York, NY
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Apr
1
2019

Silent Voices: Amplify

Silent Voices: Amplify @ The Kennedy Center Direct Current

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Washington, D.C.
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Mar
18
2019

Union

Performance of Union @ New England Conservatory of Music

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Performance of Union @ New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA
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Mar
2
2019

Sound of Science

Sound of Science @ Centro de Artes Vivas

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Sound of Science @ Centro de Artes Vivas

Mexico City, Mexico
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Upcoming Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

November 9, 2022
From Adversity to Triumph
New York, NY
Rescheduled from January 2022, Voices of Ascension and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City perform The Glass Box, Paola Prestini’s gripping oratorio from 2018 about young refugees in Sweden afflicted by a coma-like condition. Voices will also give the world premiere of James Bassi’s Protect, a reflection on humanity’s collective struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. The evening culminates in brilliance and victory with Haydn’s magnificent “Lord Nelson” Mass.
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September 10, 2022
Iroquois Amphitheater
Louisville, KY
Kicking off the season with a free concert at Iroquois Amphitheater, the Louisville Orchestra celebrates with a colorful program of symphonic music. The featured soloist is pianist LARA DOWNES performing Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. She is the creator of Rising Sun Music, a recording series that sheds light on the music and stories of Black composers over the last 200 years.
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July 10, 2022
Stillpoint: The Art of the Piano Festival
Cincinnati, OH
Awadagin Pratt, celebrated pianist and conductor, explores the truth and beauty found within T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets through its sibling universe in music. Joined by composers Tyshawn Sorey, Paola Prestini, Peteris Vasks, Jessie Montgomery, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Alvin Singleton and Judd Greenstein, out-of-the-voice-box, super-group Roomful of Teeth and armed with seven newly composed works, Pratt embraces Eliot in a concert-length narrative that expresses an elemental truth…”at the still point of the turning world…there the dance is…and there is only the dance.”
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July 11, 2022
Masterclass: Art of the Piano
Cincinnati, OH
Masterclass/seminar with Paola Prestini whose new work is part of the Stillpoint project. Young Artists from the Art of the Piano program will be playing for Paola and asking her questions. The public is invited to attend and listen.
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February 22, 2023
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Stockholm, SE
The Swedish premiere of Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola', conducted by Speranza Scappucci
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November 15, 2022
Romaeuropa Festival 2022
Rome, IT
Paola Prestini presents her multimedia project Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello , an immersive live / installation in which music, word, movement and image are combined to explore the intersection between mind body and nature. Alongside cellistJeffrey Zeigler, former member of the Kronos Quartet, Prestini combines texts by Anaïs Nin, Pablo Neruda, Brenda Shaughnessy and Natasha Trethewey, unites the most disparate worlds and imaginaries and reflects on the themes of being, becoming, solitude, communion and freedom.
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May 14, 2022
Aging Magician
San Diego, CA
This sweeping and inspiring new multi-media operatic work employs video projection, shadow puppetry, and cutting-edge stage craft to tell the story of Harold (Rinde Eckert); a man on his vibrant last adventure as he explores the allegory of time, youth and the peculiar magic of ordinary life.
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August 27, 2022
Ravinia Festival
Highland Park, IL
Boosting Stephen Sondheim’s legacy as a composer for all time, Anthony de Mare brings that songbook to solo piano with 50 inspirations at his fingertips, created by the likes of Jon Batiste, Steve Reich, Paola Prestini, and more.
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June 24, 2022
Spoleto Festival (Italy)
Spoleta, ITAL
Continuing the tradition of midday concerts established by Gian Carlo Menotti, the musicians of the Budapest Orchestra deliver a series of chamber performances at the Teatro Caio Melisso Spazio Carla Fendi. The programme of the morning concerts is a tribute to Gian Carlo Menotti, with a new transcription for voice and ensemble of the Canti della lontananza and pieces by contemporary composers.
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May 1, 2022
Long Play Festival
Brooklyn, NY
Under the direction of their founder Dianne Berkun Menaker the Brooklyn Youth Chorus has become one of the most inspiring, ambitious, and polished ensembles in the city. Singing music by Nathalie Joachim, Tania León, Paola Prestini, Olga Bell and Gity Razaz.
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November 3, 2022
Philharmonia Orchestra
London, UK
Anna Clyne, the Philharmonia’s Featured Composer, curates a free evening of chamber music by some of the most engaging composers working today. Paola Prestini’s 'G-force', dedicated to the memory of a friend and “a life fully lived”, combines the traditional textures of a string quartet with the otherworldly sound of the vibraphone.
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September 10, 2022
Ravinia Festival
Highland Park, IL
Inna Faliks breaks ground with the first full performance of nine social responses she commissioned on Maurice Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Op. 126 Bagatelles plus the original masterpieces.
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July 30, 2022
Cabrillo Festival
Santa Cruz, CA
Paola Prestini’s piano concerto Let Me See the Sun, which features trailblazing pianist Lara Downes. The concerto is about the human impulse to remain hopeful, and what it means to struggle towards clarity and light. The work is structured as a dialogue between piano and orchestra, at times contentious and at times unified.
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October 16, 2022
Edward Tulane: World Premiere
Minneapolis, MN
Edward Tulane is a toy rabbit who thinks of himself as quite exceptional. Content in his easy life, his world is upturned when he is separated from his loving family. Based on the best-seller by local author Kate DiCamillo.
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June 1, 2022
International Trumpet Guild
San Antonio, TX
Monarch Brass will perform Paola's original composition 'Wave' at the International Trumpet Guild.
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April 1, 2022
Con Alma Live
San Miguel de Allende, MX
Magos Herrera and Paola Prestini will present the live Con Alma concert, which includes original works and selections from the Mexican and jazz songbook. The concert celebrates a groundbreaking journey from creating a digital work viewed by audiences around the world, to a live theatrical version.
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June 22, 2022
Oregon Bach Festival
Eugene, OR
Simone Dinnerstein joins forces with pianist-activist Lara Downes for a celebration of trailblazing American artists called “Variations on a Dream,” performed June 22. The concert includes the world premiere of the Oregon Bach Festival commission, “Let Me See the Sun,” from Paola Prestini.
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May 19, 2022
Teatro Carlo Felice
Genova, Italy
The European premiere of Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola', conducted by Speranza Scappucci.
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June 5, 2022
Houses of Zodiac
Los Angeles, CA
This collaboration between composer Paola Prestini, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, Sankai Juku dancer Dai Matsuoka, New York City Ballet dancer Georgina Pazcoguin, and filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu explore the intersection of mind, body, and nature—themes mirrored in the recent artworks of Takashi Murakami which express his interests in spirituality and ecological and human-made disasters. Houses of Zodiac is a series of live cello solos and dance, with lush filmic visuals and poetic interludes by Pablo Neruda, Anaïs Nin, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Natasha Tretheway underscored by Zeigler along with musicians such as Nels Cline and Tanya Tagaq.
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March 26, 2022
Con Alma Live
Palacio de Bellas Artes, MX
Magos Herrera and Paola Prestini will present the live Con Alma concert, which includes original works and selections from the Mexican and jazz songbook, at Palacio de Bellas Artes on March 26th. The concert celebrates a groundbreaking journey from creating a digital work viewed by audiences around the world, to a live theatrical version in Mexico City’s cultural center.
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March 4, 2022
Next Ensemble and Peabody Camerata: Celebrating 150 Years of Composition
Baltimore, MD
World premiere of 'Let the Wind Speak for Choir, Percussion and Cello' at Peabody Conservatory.
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December 17, 2021
AloneTogether
New York, NY
AloneTogether comprises spoken word, poetry, sculpture, video art, music, and film and features 500 YPC choristers, 15 composers and songwriters, seven poets, three choreographers, and two filmmakers. Featuring a newly-commissioned work by Paola Prestini.
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November 21, 2021
The 5 Boroughs Music Festival
Queens, NY
The Cramer Quartet premieres the Seven Last Words Project, featuring Paola Prestini's "It is finished," at the 5 Boroughs Music Festival.
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November 18, 2021
The 5 Boroughs Music Festival
New York, NY
The Cramer Quartet premieres the Seven Last Words Project, featuring Paola Prestini's "It is finished," at the 5 Boroughs Music Festival.
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November 11, 2021
Sensorium Ex: Voice beyond Language
Rome, Italy
Paola Prestini will be joined by Copenhagen’s Enactlab to discuss their interdisciplinary arts, research, and community project centered around Prestini’s opera, Sensorium Ex, a multi-sensory narrative woven together at the intersections of disability and artificial intelligence.
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November 7, 2021
Sjaella at Kirke Harstad
Trondenes, Germany
Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍
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September 30, 2021
Sjaella at Sint-Waldetrudiskerk
Herentals, Germany
Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍
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September 24, 2021
Sjaella at Evangelischen Kirche
Wallern an der Trattnach, Germany
Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍
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September 18, 2021
Sjaella at Paderborner Dom
Paderborn, Germany
Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'‍
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September 17, 2021
Sjaella at Basilika St. Margareta
Düsseldorf, Germany
Acclaimed Leipzig-based vocal sextet Sjaella performs Paola Prestini's 'A Triptych for Our Time'
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March 26, 2022
Liaisons: Re-imagining Sondheim from the Piano
New York, NY
Pianist Anthony de Mare performs a new work by Paola Prestini as part of the landmark commissioning and concert project Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano.
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January 13, 2022
Reimagine: Beethoven and Ravel
Beverly Hills, CA
Pianist Inna Faliks performs new works from her album 'Reimagine: Beethoven and Ravel,' including Paola Prestini's 'Variations on a Spell'
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October 30, 2021
Protestra
New York, NY
Protestra performs Thrush Song by Paola Prestini
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September 23, 2021
Irish Arts Center
New York, NY
World premiere of "What the Silence Said," written by Marie Howe, composed by Paola Prestini, and performed by Nels Cline, Yuka C. Honda, and Jeffrey Zeigler.
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December 15, 2021
21c Liederabend
Brooklyn, NY
Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust present an audience-interactive and sensorial iteration of 21c Liederabend, featuring new works by Paola Prestini and others.
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April 8, 2022
Orchestre Métropolitain
Montréal, Canada
Orchestre Métropolitain performs Paola Prestini's 'Barcarola' alongside works by Debussy and Alma Mahler.
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August 28, 2021
Therme Forum: Exploring the Future
Sibiu, Romania
This panel will explore the future of creative expression in the context of rapidly evolving technologies and economic, political, and social change.
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September 9, 2021
Houses of Zodiac Pre-Launch Event
New York, NY
Presented by Death of Classical, the pre-release event for Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello (out September 10 on National Sawdust Tracks) includes a reception and spirits tasting, performances by Jeffrey Zeigler, readings of the poetry featured on the album, and an exclusive preview of the film and immersive video projections by Murat Eyuboglu, featuring dancers Georgina Pazcoguin and Dai Matsuoka.
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September 19, 2021
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival
Charlottesville, VA
"Thrush Song" with words by Maria Popova, performed in Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival's Series Concert Five, with Benjamin Rous, conductor; Rachel Calloway, soprano; Soovin Kim, violin; Aki Saulière, violin; Timothy Summers, viola; Raphael Bell, cello; I-Jen Fang, percussion.
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November 4, 2021
New Century Chamber Orchestra
Berkeley, CA
World premiere with Tanya Tagaq from her new album with Saul Williams
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September 17, 2021
Bryant Park Picnics: Diametrically Composed
New York, NY
World premiere of Allison Loggins-Hull's commissioning project Diametrically Composed, with mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and pianist Gabriela Martinez, featuring works by Prestini and others
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May 9, 2022
Aging Magician at San Diego Opera
San Diego, CA
In its west coast premiere, Aging Magician is a hauntingly beautiful hybrid of opera and theatre that combines opera, choral music, and puppetry, composed by Paola Prestini and produced by Beth Morrison Projects.
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December 13, 2021
Edward Tulane Choral Suite
Minneapolis, MN
Halted by the pandemic, Minnesota Opera’s premiere of Edward Tulane was put on hold. Tune in for a virtual concert featuring choral highlights from Paola Prestini's opera based on the best-selling novel by Kate DiCamillo. Streaming begins December 13.
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July 9, 2021
America/Beautiful
New York, NY
America/Beautiful is a project by pianist and arts advocate Min Kwon, in which she has commissioned a diverse group of more than 70 of today’s leading American composers to each compose a variation on “America the Beautiful.” The series culminates in two live programs at Green-Wood Cemetery on July 8 and 9.
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June 27, 2021
21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide
New York, NY
Paola Prestini and Beth Morrison present 21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide (digital), the first installment of Contemplations from National Sawdust celebrating the institution's 5th anniversary
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May 8, 2021
The Red Book at Fadensonnen
Baltimore, MD
Performance by the Thalea Quartet
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May 19, 2021
American Composers Orchestra Professional Development Panel: Programming & Digital Curation
New York, NY
Paola Prestini will be joined by composer Kamala Sankaram and sound artists Mendi and Keith Obadike to discuss online programming and classical music in the digital age. American Composers Orchestra president Melissa Ngan will moderate.
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April 11, 2021
Maryland Symphony Orchestra (Sharon Isbin)
Hagerstown, MD
Grammy-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin performs Tango! by Paola Prestini with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra
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April 14, 2021
Mark Campbell: New Work
New York, NY
In this New York Festival of Song showcase, Pulitzer- and Grammy-winning librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell previews new work including songs from Paola Prestini's opera Edward Tulane, commissioned by Minnesota Opera
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May 11, 2021
The Future of Performance
New York, NY
Influential opera director Yuval Sharon will join Paola Prestini to discuss arts leadership in times of change, the future of performance and the operatic form, collaborating with artists and creating safe spaces for all.
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March 28, 2021
Caramoor Conversations: The Red Book
Katonah, NY
Paola Prestini joins renowned author Sonu Shamdasani to discuss the inspirations behind her new quartet based on Carl Jung's The Red Book, which will receive its livestreamed world premiere on Sunday, April 11, 2021 by the Thalea String Quartet.
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June 24, 2021
Active Hope - Episode 5 (Livestream)
New York, NY
Episode 5 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses feminism and social justice, as well as beauty and aesthetics in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
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May 27, 2021
Active Hope - Episode 4 (Livestream)
New York, NY
Episode 4 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses futurism in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
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April 22, 2021
Active Hope - Episode 3 (Livestream)
New York, NY
Episode 3 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses borders live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
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March 12, 2021
Active Hope - Episode 2 (Livestream)
New York, NY
Episode 2 of the #ActiveHopePodcast discusses incarceration, law, and politics live in partnership with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center.
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February 7, 2021
AMP Concerts
New York, NY
Exploring the Creative Process with Paola Prestini & Magos Herrera at AMP Concerts: Screening of videos from the Con Alma project, including a world premiere video, La Creación de las Aves (The Creation of The Birds), followed by an online discussion and Q&A. Hosted by the National Hispanic Cultural Center, in collaboration with UNM's Latin America and Iberian Institute.
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January 26, 2021
Chicago Opera Theater
Chicago, IL
Panelist for Chicago Opera Theater 'Inner Workings' Discussion: Taking Care of Business
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February 24, 2021
No One Is Forgotten
New York, NY
Premiere of No One Is Forgotten: A Live Radio Opera Experience at HERE
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January 8, 2021
Active Hope
New York, NY
Live kickoff event for the #ActiveHopePodcast with the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center
Read More
January 7, 2021
National Sawdust FERUS Festival
New York, NY
Talkback with Ash Koosha and Tateo Nakajima
Read More
January 29, 2021
SphinxConnect
New York, NY
Panelist for Presenting Progress: American Classical Heritage at SphinxConnect 2021 (2:20pm ET)
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February 10, 2021
Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium
Alberta, Canada
Speaker for the Artists and Technology Working Together panel at the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium
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December 13, 2020
Con Alma
New York, NY
Con Alma - The Digital Event
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November 12, 2020
G-Force at CSO
Chicago, IL
Part of CSO Sessions
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October 3, 2020
Tree of 40 Fruit
Brooklyn, NY
Performance with Pioneer Works
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September 2, 2020
The Colorado
Tempe, AZ
Public Broadcast premiere of The Colorado with Arizona PBS
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August 16, 2020
From the Bones to the Fossils at Bang on a Can
New York, NY
Performance by Jeffrey Zeigler
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August 21, 2020
Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Amir ElSaffar
New York, NY
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August 14, 2020
Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Trimpin
New York, NY
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August 7, 2020
Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Lawrence Brownlee
New York, NY
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July 17, 2020
Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Jennifer Walshe
New York, NY
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July 10, 2020
Masterclass w/ Helga Davis feat. Lara St. John
New York, NY
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April 11, 2021
The Red Book at Caramoor
Katonah, NY
World Premiere performance by the Thalea Quartet
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March 26, 2021
Aging Magician at San Diego Opera
San Diego, CA
POSTPONED
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July 25, 2020
Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar
New York, NY
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December 9, 2019
NEW INC Bonfire Guest Lecture
New York, NY
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December 3, 2019
Sensorium Ex
Urbana, IL
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November 18, 2019
Edward Tulane
Minneapolis, MN
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November 14, 2019
Lecture at the Composers Forum
New York, NY
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October 29, 2019
20th Anniversary Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) Clocktower Award for Paola Prestini
New York, NY
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September 12, 2019
Silent Light
New York, NY
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September 12, 2019
Imaginary World of Wild Order: A Mass
New York, NY
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September 11, 2019
Fistful of Stars from The Hubble Cantata
New York, NY
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September 9, 2019
Juilliard School Composer of Today Initiative
New York, NY
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July 4, 2019
Margaret Greenham Theatre
Alberta, Canada
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June 9, 2019
Nightsong
Cooperstown, NY
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May 30, 2019
Forward Music Project
Beverly Hills, CA
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May 15, 2019
National Sawdust
Rotterdam, Netherlands
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May 2, 2019
Silent Voices: Amplify
New York, NY
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April 20, 0219
Sound of Science
Austin, TX
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April 16, 2019
The Seven Last Words
New York, NY
Juilliard Historical Performance Commission
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April 6, 2019
The Stone: Featuring Jeffrey Zeigler
New York, NY
Performance of works in collaboration with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler
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April 5, 2019
The Stone: Featuring Dave Nelson
New York, NY
Performance of new works for trombone and electronics with Dave Nelson of the duo Nelson Patton
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April 4, 2019
The Stone: Opera and Foley Art
New York, NY
Performance of an excerpt Stellet Licht – that will be workshopped at Banff Opera in the 21st Century
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April 3, 2019
The Stone: Amanda Gookin
New York, NY
Performance of To Tell a Story by Amanda Gookin, cello and electronics
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April 2, 2019
The Stone: The Voice and AI
New York, NY
New works for voice, exploring extended techniques, AI, and a new sound world @ The New School
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April 2, 2019
For Becca
New York, NY
For Becca, @ Miller Theater
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April 1, 2019
Silent Voices: Amplify
Washington, D.C.
Silent Voices: Amplify @ The Kennedy Center Direct Current
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March 18, 2019
Union
Boston, MA
Performance of Union @ New England Conservatory of Music
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March 2, 2019
Sound of Science
Mexico City, Mexico
Sound of Science @ Centro de Artes Vivas
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