Current Season

2015-16 Concert Season

Rob Smith, director
Alejandro Basulto Martinez, assistant director

To the Max

Monday September 28, 2015, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

Vecino del Sur (Southern Neighbor)

Monday November 16, 2015, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

With Words

Monday February 15, 2016, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

Evocative

Tuesday April 19, 2016, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House


To the Max

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Monday September 28, 2015
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

with special guests:
Charles Halka, composer
Dan Gelok, soprano saxophone

Throbbing (1997/2005) – Paul Stanhope (b.1969)
flute/piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello & piano

Rhapsody (2008) – Charles Halka (b.1982)
soprano saxophone & harp

The Eye of Night (2010) – David Bruce (b.1970)
flute/alto flute/bass flute, viola & harp

A Fast Stomp (2004) – Mark-Anthony Turnage (b.1960)
violin, cello & piano

Tooth and Nail (2010) – Missy Mazzoli (b.1980)
viola & electroacoustic sounds

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Vecino del Sur (Southern Neighbor)

Vecino del Sur- concert image

Monday November 16, 2015
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

with special guests:
Javier Àlvarez, composer
Tali Morgulis, piano

Metal de Corazones (2012) – Javier Álvarez (b.1956)
clarinet/bass clarinet, trumpet, violin, viola, cello, piano & 5 percussion

Horas marcadas (2014) – Javier Alvarez (b.1956)
flute & string quartet

Chaconna (1991, rev.2015) – Javier Álvarez (b.1956)
two violas & harpsichord

Le Repas du Serpent & Retour a la Raison (2004)– Javier Álvarez (b.1956)
cello, electroacoustic sounds & video

n mambo (2001) & Triple enclave (2004) – Javier Álvarez (b.1956)
piano

Overture (1995) – Javier Álvarez (b.1956)
electroacoustic sounds

Mambo à la Bracque (1990)– Javier Álvarez (b.1956)
electroacoustic sounds

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With Words

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Monday February 15, 2016
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

A collaborative concert with writers from the
UH Creative Writing Department

Cheating, Lying, Stealing (1993) – David Lang (b. 1957)
bass clarinet, cello, piano, percussion & antiphonal brake drums

little bits (2000) – Stacy Garrop (b.1970)
clarinet, violin, cello & piano

Only the Words Themselves Mean What They Say (2010-11) – Kate Soper (b.1981)
soprano & flute/piccolo/bass flute

Retro Kitty (2001) – Joe Cutler (b.1968)
violin, marimba & piano

Pitch Perfect – Ralph Farris (b.1970)
viola quartet

Drawings, Set No.13 (1997) – Sydney Hodkinson (b.1934)
two violas

Chamber of Horrors (1995)– Elena Kats-Chernin (b.1957)
harp

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Evocative

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Tuesday April 19, 2016
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

with special guests:
Dan Gelok, alto saxophone
David Heuser, composer
Stephen Lias, composer
Sophia Torres, choreographer
Psophonia Dance Company

Taxi of Midnight (2016) – David Heuser (b.1966) world premiere
flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion

Imaginary Folksongs (2011) – Stephen Lias (b.1966)
alto saxophone & piano

New Work (2016) – Jonathan Booker world premiere
flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, harp, piano & percussion

Tatatata(1998) Jacob TV (b.1951)
viola & electroacoustic sounds

New Work (2016) – Kyle Rivera world premiere
viola & piano

Danza (2013) – Misook Kim (b.1963)
viola & dance

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