ENSEMBLE ACJW OCTOBER 2014 PROGRAM
FEATURED GUEST COMPOSER: David Lang
FRIDAY, October 17, 2014
7:00pm - Pre-Performance Discussion
8:00pm - Performance
Helen Filene Ladd Recital Hall
Arthur Zankel Music Center
MOZART Quartet for Flute and Strings in D Major, K. 285
DAVID LANG these broken wings
BEETHOVEN Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Residency made possible by generous support from Beverly Sanders Payne '59 and David B. Payne
|Photo © 2009 Peter Serling|
David Lang (b. 1957) is a New York-based composer who is active in many genres and media. His piece the little match girl passion, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 and a Grammy Award in 2010. Lang is Musical America's 2013 Composer of the Year and recipient of Carnegie Hall's Debs Composer's Chair for 2013-2014. An active collaborator, he has worked closely with a diverse group of artists including Peter Greenaway, Benjamin Millepied, Susan Marshall, Darren Aronofsky, Ann Hamilton, and Mark Dion. Lang is co-Artistic Director of New York's Bang on a Can, which he founded in 1987 with composers Michael Gordon and Julia Wolfe, and he is Professor of Music Composition at the Yale School of Music.
Hear more of David Lang's compositions in his co-curated multimedia exhibit, I was a double, featured at Skidmore's Tang Teaching Museum from July 5th, 2014 through January 4th, 2015.