Sam Desmet Classical Guitar

Praised for his “poetic and sensible playing”, award winning European Guitarist Dr. Sam Desmet performed in Taiwan, the United States, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Germany interpreting nineteenth and twentieth century repertoire.

Spanning two centuries of guitar music, ‘Asocaciones’ draws inspiration of several art forms, crossing borders of different cultures, colors and tonalities.

www.samdesmet.com

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/samdesmet

$10-$20 suggested donation. Please bring food or wine to share.

Alterity Chamber Orchestra featuring Ariadne Greif

March 22nd
Alterity Chamber Orchestra featuring Ariadne Greif, soprano
7:00pm doors, 7:30pm show
$20 general admission

Note: this concert will be held at the Orlando Ballet Company Studios, 610 N. Lake Formosa Drive.

Timucua’s ensemble in residence returns after an ecstatic debut! This time out, the 17-piece chamber orchestra will be led by conductor Benoit Glazer, and will feature acclaimed soprano Ariadne Greif in a performance of The Pieces that Fall to Earth, by Christopher Cerrone. Greif is an Orlando favorite, having performed in the Orlando Philharmonic’s premiere Women in Song Series, and starred as Adina in Elixir of Love, and as Papagena in The Magic Flute.

Flying Machine, a new work by Benoit Glazer

Flying Machine, a new work by Benoit Glazer
Presented by Alterity.co and Central Florida Composers Forum
7:00pm Doors, 7:30pm Show.

Leonardo Da Vinci’s sketches of impossible flying machines inspired the poet Al Rocheleau to compose a suite of poems. Composer Benoit Glazer has written a suite of 16 movements to be performed by the Alterity Woodwind Quintet with a reading by the poet! Don’t miss this world premiere event.

Program:

On Reading Shakespeare by Stan Cording
Flying Machine by Benoit Glazer

Personnel:

Carrie Wiesinger, flute
Beatriz Ramirez, oboe
Natalie Grata, clarinet
Matt Tavera, horn
Chris Eberle, bassoon

Singularity Saxophone Quartet

Sunday, January 14th
7:00pm Doors, 7:30pm Show.

Singularity is a contemporary saxophone quartet dedicated to building relationships through live performance. This program features NY composers David Lang, Charles Wuorinen, Anthony Stillabower, and British composer Barbara Thompson. Lang’s and Wuorinen’s works will be featured in our upcoming album “miniMAX”. Stillabower’s work is dedicated to Singularity, and this will be the second performance.

Personnel:
Thomas Giles, alto/soprano
Cole Belt, alto
Scotty Phillips, tenor
Bryan McNamara, baritone

Program

New Work (2017-18) AJ Stillabower (b. 1991)
Green (2002) Barbara Thompson (b. 1944)
revolutionary etudes (2006) David Lang (b. 1957)
Saxophone Quartet (1992) Charles Wuorinen (b. 1938)

Sarah Cahill, presented by Accidental Music Festival

Sarah Cahill

Sarah Cahill, presented by Accidental Music Festival
Thursday, December 14th
7:00pm Doors, 7:30pm Show
$20 general admission

Sarah Cahill is an internationally recognized, critically acclaimed pianist specializing in 20th and 21st Century music. This year, she helps us mark the centenary of one of America’s most innovative composers, Lou Harrison, with a program featuring his work and that of his circle. The program includes four pieces by Harrison, who died in 2003, and works by Henry Cowell, John Cage, Johanna Beyer, James Cleghorn, and Frank Wigglesworth.

Baroque Chamber Orchestra

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra brings string players from the Maitland Symphony Orchestra together under the direction of Dr. Alvaro Gomez to put the best works of the Baroque period on today’s stage. The Orchestra is the newest musical group of the Performing Arts of Maitland. Its first performance was at Maitland Presbyterian Church on May 16.

Live Art: Elizabeth St Hilaire.

$10-$20 donation suggested. Please bring food or wine to share.

Alterity Woodwind Quintet

Did you know that Timucua is one of the busiest presenters of new music in the Southeastern United States? Thousands of new works have been premiered right in our living room, so we’re proud to once again bring together two groups dedicated to new music: Central Florida Composers Forum (CF2) and Alterity Chamber Orchestra.

The phenomenal musicians of the Alterity Woodwind Quintet will perform original pieces by CF2 composers Keith Lay, Chan Ji Kim, David MacDonald, Sharon Omens, and James Croson.

Performers: 

Flute – Carrie​ ​Wiesinger
Oboe – Beatriz​ ​Ramirez-Belt
Clarinet – Natalie​ ​Grata
Bassoon ​-  ​Kat​ ​Sleeper
Horn – Kathy​ Thomas

$10-$20 donation suggested. Please bring food or wine to share.

 

 

Louis Goldstein Performs Feldman

Louis Goldstein

Louis Goldstein was co-founder and co-director of the California New Music Ensemble and an associate member of the Los Angeles Group for Contemporary Music and Newband, in New York City. His CD recordings of John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes, Dream, and One5, and Morton Feldman’s Triadic Memories have garnered accolades from print and internet sources as well as fellow musicians (“One of the most beautiful piano recordings ever made,” Fanfare; “The year’s best piano release,” La Folia). His most recent recording, of Morton Feldman’s For Bunita Marcus (Nuscope Recordings), ranked in the top 10 modern composition recordings of 2010 by The Wire Magazine.

$10-$20 donation suggested. Please bring food or wine to share.

 

CANCELLED: Fifth Annual Composers Salon

Writing Music

This event has been cancelled due to Hurricane Irma and will be rescheduled. We will be closed this Sunday, September 10th.

The annual Central Florida Composers Forum salon concerts celebrate new music written by local composers in the Central Florida area. They are an opportunity for composers to share new music with the community. All ears are welcome.

 

Null-state, presented by Accidental Music Festival

Null-State

Join Null-state co-founders Melody Chua and Benjamin D. Whiting as they unveil their sensor-augmented flute, dubbed the “Chaosflöte,” for the first time in the United States. The concert will feature premières of works, with both audio and visual components, for the instrument by both Benjamin and Melody. The concert will conclude with a special live-coding segment where Benjamin will be controlling the Chaosflöte, performed by Melody, live through code.

$10-$20 donation suggested. Please bring food or wine to share.