C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective Presents New Choral Music With New York Composers Circle On Today At Church Of The Transfiguration In Manhattan
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present a program of new choral music, in cooperation with New York Composers Circle, on Tuesday, May 15 at 7:30 PM at Church of the Transfiguration, the "Little Church Around the Corner", 1 E. 29th Street (between Madison and Fifth Avenues) in Manhattan.
C4 continues its second decade with this program featuring the group's trademark eclecticism, this time presenting works, featuring six World Premieres and one New York Premiere, by NYCC composers, including Frederick Boyle's Four Prayer Songs, Richard Brooks' Yeats Triptych, Tamara Cashour's Sacred Introits, Robert Cohen's Peter Quince at the Clavier, Kevin McCarter's When the Dawn, Timothy Lee Miller's Jubilate Deo, Dary John Mizelle's Requiem and Kyrie, Dana Dimitri Richardson's Remembrance and David See's The Kiss: A Dialogue, from Two Poems by Robert Herrick. Special guest will be pianist Tamara Cashour.
Tickets for the May 15 concert are $20, available for purchase at the door. A wine and cheese reception will follow the event. For more concert information, call 516-586-3433 or email email@example.com.
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The New York Composers Circle is an artistic and educational organization dedicated to new music - its creation, its performance, and the development of new audiences. Its members and supporters are composers, performers, and music lovers. Its activities include concerts of new music (currently six each season), monthly salons at which composers play and discuss new works and works in progress for fellow members and guests and hear talks by various members of the new-music community, an annual competition open only to nonmembers, and a program of outreach concerts to benefit the broader community and to attract new concert audiences. Visit them at http://newyorkcomposerscircle.org/.
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, the first time they received this honor. Their first two CD releases, Volume 1: Uncaged and Volume 2: Cornerstones, are on the 4Tay label. Visit them at http://www.c4ensemble.org/. For photos or more press information, visit http://www.c4ensemble.org/press-kit.html.
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