Ensemble Dal Niente to Perform Works by Stanford University Composers  

Source: Ensemble Dal Niente.

Dal Niente to Perform Works by Stanford University Composers in Chicago
April 7, 2023 @ 8PM
Nichols Hall
1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

CHICAGO: on April 7, Ensemble Dal Niente will present works by Stanford University graduate composers in a free-to-the-public evening program at Nichols Hall, followed by a reception. The concert will feature five world premieres for large ensemble, and marks the culmination of a week-long residency between Dal Niente and the Stanford music department.

The concert includes works by sound artist Clara Allison and multi-media experimentalist Julie Zhu; Iranian electro-acoustic composer Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi; Brazilian composer and musicologist Tatiana Canzaro; Irish sound artist Seán Ó Dálaigh; and composer Utku Asuroglu, whose energetic music was first performed by Dal Niente in 2018.

Program (* indicates world premiere)
Clara Allison and Julie Zhu, Lighthouse* for large ensemble
Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi, In Betweenness* for large ensemble
Tatiana Catanzaro, Traces fouillis gris pâle presque blanc sur blanc* for violin, viola, and cello
Seán Ó Dálaigh, La luz de la mañana* for large ensemble
Utku Asuroglu, Untitled* for large ensemble

Performed by
Andy Nogal, oboe
Matt Oliphant, horn
Katherine Jimoh, clarinet
Kyle Flens, percussion
Mabel Kwan, synthesizer and piano
Minghuan Xu, violin
Lena Vidulich, violin
Ammie Brod, viola
Juan Horie, cello
Eddie Kass, bass
Jesse Langen, guitar
Ben Melsky, harp
Hunter Brown, electronics
Michael Lewanski, conductor