Ensemble Dal Niente 2016-17 Schedule

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2016 @ 8:30PM
Season Opener: Dal Niente Debuts
Constellation
3111 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL
$15/ $10 students
http://www.constellation-chicago.com/event/1236645-dal-niente-debuts-chicago/

Julio Zúñiga – Vacas de medio luto, 1 (2016) for soprano, harp, piano, viola (World Premiere)
Sam Pluta – hydra (2015) for violin, piano, electronics
Christopher Wendell Jones – A Crowd of Twisted Things (2011) for violin & piano
Alex Mincek – Flutter (2012) for solo cello

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016 @ 8:45PM
Ear Taxi Festival
Harris Theater
205 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL
http://www.eartaxifestival.com/events/

Pierce Gradone – To Paint Their Madness (2016) for flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, horn, percussion, piano, harp, violin, viola, cello, bass (World Premiere)
Christopher Fisher-Lochhead – stutter-step the concept (2016) for flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, horn, percussion, piano, harp, violin, viola, cello, bass (World Premiere)
Jeff Parker – Water on Glass (2016) for synthesizer, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, horn, percussion, piano, harp, violin, viola, cello, bass (World Premiere)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016 @ 8PM
Permutations 102516: Dal Niente Presents Emma Hospelhorn and Ben Melsky
Center for New Music
San Francisco, CA
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Salvatore Sciarrino – Fauno che fisca a un merlo (1980) for flute and harp
Robert Reinhardt – Fit (2016) for Alto Flute and Harp (World Premiere)
Alican Camci – New Commission (2016) for flute and harp (World Premiere)
Toshio Hosokawa – Vertical Song I (1995) for flute
Toru Takemitsu – Towards the Sea (1981) for Alto Flute and Harp
Kaija Saariaho – Tocar (2010/2016) for Flute and Harp

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016
Los Angeles Debut
Los Angeles, CA
Venue information and Ticket Purchase link coming soon

Raphaël Cendo – Graphein (2014) for flute, clarinet, saxophone, horn, harp, piano, percussion, violin, cello, bass
Natacha Diels – Elpis (2016) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, percussion, MIDI keyboard, cello, three assistants, video projections, electronics
Greg Saunier – Deerhoof Chamber Variations (2013) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, harp, piano, violin, cello, and bass
Stefan Prins – Piano Hero #1 (2012) for MIDI keyboard, video, electronics

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016 @ 8:00PM
Scripps Presents: Ensemble Dal Niente
Garrison Theater
231 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA
http://www.scrippscollege.edu/events/scripps-presents-category/ensemble-dal-niente

Katherine Young – like a halo (2014/15) for soprano, saxophone, horn, harp, piano, violin
Natacha Diels – Elpis (2016) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, percussion, MIDI keyboard, cello, three assistants, video projections, electronics
Greg Saunier – Deerhoof Chamber Variations (2013) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, harp, piano, violin, cello, and bass
Giacinto Scelsi – Okanagon (1968) for harp, bass, percussion
Franco Donatoni – Ala – I (1983) for cello, bass
Alexandre Lunsqui – Vertebrae (2016) for solo percussion

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016 @ 4PM
PROXIMITY: Enno Poppe (guest conductor & composer)
Merit School of Music – Gottlieb Hall
38 S Peoria St
Chicago, IL
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Enno Poppe – Stoff (2016) for flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn, trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, cello (North American Premiere)
Enno Poppe – Holz (2000) for solo clarinet, flute, saxophone, keyboard, percussion, violin, viola, cello
Enno Poppe – Theme with 840 Variations (1997) for solo piano
Michael Pelzel – …sentiers tortueux… (2007) for flute, oboe, clarinet, piano, micro-tuned piano, percussion, violin, viola, cello (North American Premiere)
Rebecca Saunders – Vermilion (2003) for clarinet, cello, electric guitar

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017 @ 8:30PM
DN Presents: Jesse Langen, Guitar
Constellation
3111 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL
$15/ $10 students
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Pablo Chin – House of Mirrors: Concentric Etudes for Electric Guitar
Santiago Diez-Fischer – Residual Switch (2014, revised 2016)
Andres Carrizo – Have You Ever Been (2016)
Jenna Lyle – So Lately I’ve Been Thinking A Lot about Cause and Effect (2014)
Sivan Cohen Elias – Hack (2015)
Marcel Duchamp, arr. Fredrick Gifford: Musical Sculpture (1934, arr. 2016)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
Waverly Project New Music Festival
New York, NY
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Carola Bauckholt — Zopf (1992/94) for flute, oboe, clarinet, and other objects
Augusta Read Thomas — Capricci, “Hummingbird Romance” (2011) for flute & clarinet
Takuma Tanikawa — uzu 2 (2008) for solo flute
Joël-François Durand — In the Mirror Land (2003) for flute and oboe
Alex Temple — Thick Line (2012) for flute, oboe, and bass clarinet
Alican Çamci — karalama (2012) for solo oboe
Franco Donatoni — Triplum (1995) for flute, oboe, and clarinet

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017 @ 7:30PM
Frequency Festival: Dal Niente’s Hard Music, Hard Liquor
Constellation
3111 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL
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Murat Çolak – World Premiere (2017) for flute, oboe, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello, electronics, multimedia (World Premiere)
Huck Hodge – Apophenia (2014) for flute, oboe, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello
Ray Evanoff – World Premiere (2017) for solo piano
Iannis Xenakis – Psappha (1975) for solo percussion
Mark Andre – un-fini I (1996) for solo harp with auxiliary bass drum and tam-tam
Michael Baldwin – Various Terrains ( ≡ degrees of similarity) (2011) for solo voice
Joan LaBarbara – Circular Song (1975)

FRIDAY, MARCH 24 @ 7:30PM
Dal Niente & Roosevelt University Present: Duo Diorama
Ganz Hall
430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
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SUNDAY, APRIL 9 @ 3PM
Contempo @ University of Chicago
Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th St
Chicago, IL
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Isabel Mundry – Sandschleifen (2003/06) for violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion
Kaija Saariaho – Aer (1991) for flute, harp, harpsichord, percussion, violin, viola, cello, electronics
Sofia Gubaidulina – Songs of the Gallows (1996) for mezzo-soprano, flute, bayan, bass, percussion

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
Crash, Squeak, Buzz in Des Moines

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017 @ 7:30PM
Des Moines Civic Music Association
Sheslow Auditorium
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
http://civicmusic.org/concerts/ensemble-dal-niente/

LJ White – World Premiere (2017) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, harp piano, violin, cello, bass
Greg Saunier – Deerhoof Chamber Variations (2013) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, harp piano, violin, cello, bass
Hector Berlioz – Mongagnard Exile (1823) for two sopranos, harp
Johannes Brahms – Horn Trio – I (1865) for violin, horn, piano
György Ligeti – Horn Trio – II (1982) for violin, horn, piano
Marcos Balter – memória (2007) for solo cello
Jessie Marino: Witford Rimley and his Robotic Dog Seize Burger King in a Bloodless Coup (2013) for performer(s) and 2 transducers

SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 @ 8:30PM
Dal Niente Presents: Greg Beyer, percussion
Constellation
3111 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL
$15/ $10 students
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John Cage – Child of Tree (1975)
Iannis Xenakis – Psappha (1975)
Raphaël Cendo – Scratch Data (2002)
Philippe Hurel – Loops II (2002)
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez – Winik/Te’ (2005)
Mikel Kuehn – Devouring Time (2010)
Alexandre Lunsqui – Diogenes’ Lantern (2010)
Alexandre Lunsqui – Vertebrae (2015)

SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017 @ 7:30PM
PARTY 2017
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL
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Joshua Fineberg – Take My Hand (2017) for two sopranos, flute, clarinet, horn, harp, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, viola, cello, assistants
Franck Bedrossian – Swing (2009) for flute, clarinet, saxophone, percussion, piano, guitar, two violins, viola, cello, bass
LJ White – Chicago Premiere (2017) for two sopranos, saxophone, horn, harp piano, violin, cello, bass
Hans Abrahamsen – Winternacht (1987 version) for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, guitar, violin, cello
Chaya Czernowin – Sahaf (2008) for saxophone, electric guitar, piano, percussion
Additional works TBA