Upcoming Washington Square Contemporary Music Society Concerts

Source: Washington Square Contemporary Music Society.

2019-2020 Season
Concert I

Friday, March 27, 2020 8:00 PM
Tenri Cultural Institute
43a West 13th St. (between 5th and 6th Ave.)
New York, NY

The Washington Square Ensemble
Sammy Lesnick, clarinet
Zachary Herchen, saxophones
Miranda Cuckson, violin
Pauline Kim Harris, violin
Dan Lippell, guitar
Steven Beck, piano
John Ferrari, percussion
Alice Teyssier, soprano

Gordon Beeferman Alerta! (Antifascista) (2020) World Premiere, written for the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society
Chaya Czernowin Sahaf (2008)
Richard Festinger Spring Ice (2010) New York Premiere
Elizabeth Hoffman Chacun/e (2014), morsels (2018)
Wang Lu Ryan and Dan (2017)

Concert II Preview

Thursday, April 23, 2020
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
19 Washington Square North
6:00 PM

Composers Shih Hui Chen, Louis Karchin and Matthew Quayle discuss their respective works and creative processes, with excerpts of their upcoming quartets presented by the Avalon String Quartet

Sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute and 19 Washington Square North, NYU Abu Dhabi’s home in New York.

Concert II

Friday, April 24, 2020 8:00 PM
Tenri Cultural Institute
43a West 13th St. (between 5th and 6th Ave.)
New York, NY

The Avalon String Quartet:
Blaise Magniere and Marie Wang, violins
Anthony Devroye, viola
Cheng-Hou Lee, cello

Shih Hui Chen Fantasia on a Theme of Plum Blossom (2007) New York Premiere
Louis Karchin String Quartet #3 New York Premiere (2015)
Matthew Quayle String Quartet #3 New York Premiere (2016)