Update on Boston and Chicago Lee Hyla Tribute Shows

Kronos Quartet
Cover of Kronos Quartet

BOSTON
Thursday, September 25, 2014 8PM
New England Conservatory of Music-Jordan Hall (http://necmusic.edu/calendar_event/2014-9-25)
Free admission

Composer Lee Hyla taught at New England Conservatory from 1992 through 2007, and was co-chair or chair of the composition department for most of that time. This memorial concert brings together performers of Hyla’s music who had the opportunity to work with him during his time here.

Ensembles: Firebird Ensemble, Lydian String Quartet, Callithumpian Consort

Conductors: Jeffrey Means, Stephen Drury

Artists: Stephen Drury (Piano), Gabriela Diaz (Violin), Sarah Brady (Flute), Gary Gorczyca (Clarinet), Sarah Bob (Piano), Kate Vincent (Viola), David Russell (Cello), Aaron Trant (Percussion), Judith Gordon (Piano), Thea Lobo (Mezzo Soprano), Alexis Lanz (Clarinet), John Diodati (Bass Clarinet), Franziska Huhn (Harp), Yukiko Takagi (Piano), Ashleigh Gordon (Viola), Jeffrey Means (Percussion), Yoko Hagino (Piano), Jessi Rosinski (Alto Flute, Flute)

Program:

Hyla: Basic Training
Stephen Drury (Piano)

Hyla: Passeggiata for solo violin
Gabriela Diaz (Violin)

Hyla: Field Guide
Sarah Brady (Flute), Gary Gorczyca (Clarinet), Sarah Bob (Piano), Gabriela Diaz (Violin), Kate Vincent (Viola), David Russell (Cello), Aaron Trant (Percussion)

Hyla: Third Party
Judith Gordon (Piano)

Hyla: String Quartet no 3

Hyla: Migración
Thea Lobo (Mezzo Soprano), Sarah Brady (Flute), Alexis Lanz (Clarinet), John Diodati (Bass Clarinet), Franziska Huhn (Harp), Yukiko Takagi (Piano), Gabriela Diaz (Violin), Ashleigh Gordon (Viola), David Russell (Cello), Jeffrey Means (Percussion)

Hyla: Warble
Sarah Brady (Flute), Yoko Hagino (Piano)

Hyla: My Life on the Plains
solo cadenzas
Sarah Bob (Piano)

Hyla: Ciao Manhattan
Jessi Rosinski (Alto Flute)Alto Flute, Flute), Stephen Drury (Piano), Gabriela Diaz (Violin), David Russell (Cello)

CHICAGO
Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:30PM
Northwestern University
Lutkin Hall
50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL (http://www.pickstaiger.org/event/lee-hyla-memorial-concert)
Free admission

A concert honoring the late Bienen School professor Lee Hyla, an award-winning composer who wrote for such ensembles as the Kronos Quartet, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. His honors included the Stoeger Prize from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Goddard Lieberson Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the St. Botolph Club Award, and the Rome Prize.

Featuring:

Ryan Muncy and Thomas Snydacker, saxophone; Joshua Rubin, bass clarinet; Austin Wulliman, violin; Chris Wild, cello; Spektral Quartet; Nolan Pearson, piano

Program: All works by Lee Hyla

We Speak Etruscan
Passeggiata
Winter/Fall
Pre-Amnesia
Basic Training
String Quartet No. 4