C4 to Present 'VOCAL - C4 HONORS ITS FOUNDATIONS' This Month
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present Vocal - C4 Honors Its Foundations: Music for Voices Alone, the first concerts of its Cornerstones 2015-16 New York season on Thursday, November 19 at 8:00 PM at Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues) in Manhattan and Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street (south of Christopher Street), also in Manhattan.
C4 begins its second decade with this program featuring the group's trademark eclecticism. This program honors the ensemble's foundations: music for voices alone.
Works to be presented will be Donald Crockett's Daglarym/My Mountains, Bruce Saylor's The Spheres at Play, Jonathan David's (C4 Alum) Te Lucis Ante Terminum, plus premieres and encore performances of works by William Bolcom, Michael Dellaira, Mario Gullo (C4), David Hurd, Jon Olmstead, Joseph N. Rubinstein (C4), and Bettina Sheppard (C4).
Tickets for the November 19 and 21 concerts are $20 general admission, $25 day of performance, with 10 $4 "Rush" admissions 30 minutes advance at the door. A reception will follow the Saturday evening performance. Tickets can be ordered here. For more concert information, call 516-586-3433 or email email@example.com.
All C4 concerts are ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit tripplanner.mta.info/_start.aspx.
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective exists to enrich artists and audiences alike through passionate advocacy of new choral works: performing pieces written within the last 25 years; premiering and commissioning new choral work; and mentoring emerging singers, composers, and conductors of today's choral music. C4's adventurous programming ?lls an important niche in the cultural life of New York, and the ensemble has proven its commitment to presenting high caliber music in a welcoming atmosphere.
C4 received the 2014 Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. This is the first time they have received this honor. Their first CD release, Volume 1: Uncaged, is on the 4Tay label. Visit them at www.c4ensemble.org. Join their Facebook page.
IF YOU GO:
Vocal - C4 Honors Its Foundations
When: Thursday, November 19 at 8 PM and Saturday, November 21 at 8 PM
Where: November 19 at Church of the Transfiguration and November 21 at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, both in Manhattan