Best of Biddle: Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme]

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 7:30pm

Event Price: 
Free

Online at https://sites.duke.edu/bestofbiddle/. Directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, [dnme]'s final concert of the year features multiple premieres performed and/or written by undergraduate performers and composers, graduate composers, Music Department faculty members, guests Alex Sopp, flute and Alissa Roca, soprano, in addition to the Ciompi Quartet, Vice Provost for the Arts John Brown, and community members. Program: David Johnston: "Prelude, Intermission, & Rondo" (Caleb Woo, saxophone); Jason Mulligan: "Easter, 1916" (Alissa Roca, soprano & Jason Mulligan, piano); Courtney Dantzler: "Woodland Mischief" (Alex Sopp, flute); Brooks Frederickson: "Carson Yoga" (Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano & Jennifer Curtis, violin; Julie Rooney, videographer and editor; Carson Moody, yogi, writer); Brittany Green: "Embers" (Mike Kris, trombone); Steven Bryant: "Dusk" (The [dnme] Ensemble: Courtney Dantzler, voice, Nidhi Dhupati, violin, Happy Yao, cello, Peter Liu, piano, conducted by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant); Dayton Kinney: "Falling Between the Worlds" (Sandra Cotton, mezzo soprano & David Heid, piano); James Budinich: "Fragments Cast in Bronze" (Alex Sopp, flute); Minato Sakamoto: "Partita Americana" (Hsiao-Mei Ku, violin); Huijuan Ling: "Two Elastic Canons" (Carla Copeland-Burns, flute & Susan Fancher, saxophone); Maximiliano Amici: "Solo" (Daniel Seyfried, piano); Steven Bryant: "The Low Arc of the Sun" (Ciompi Quartet, John Brown, community members)

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