NJE
Nan Melville

Sep. 20 at 8:00

New Juilliard Ensemble

FREE tickets available

Featuring:

Joel Sachs, conductor

Onadek Winan, soprano

Program:

Bernd Franke (Germany): Veil (I) (2013, Western Hemisphere premiere)

Shulamit Ran (Israel/US): Fault Line (2005-6)

Harrison Birtwistle (UK): Cantus Iambeus (2004-5, New York premiere)

Alessandro Annunziata (Italy): Ritrovare (2014, World Premiere)

The New Juilliard Ensemble celebrates the liveliness of today's music, focusing primarily on repertory of the last decade. Led by founding director Joel Sachs, "one of New York's great advocates for contemporary music" (New York Times), NJE opens its 22nd season with World and Western Hemisphere premieres, and the New York premiere of Harrison Birtwistle's Cantus Iambeus, performed in honor of the composer's 80th birthday