Carillon Presents: Felix del Tredici & The Whale's Lament
Jun
30
8:00 PM20:00

Carillon Presents: Felix del Tredici & The Whale's Lament

Whale’s Lament is a musical journey made by earthlings entranced by the song of a Humpback Whale. As the whale starts diving it descends through layers of radioactivity, garbage old and new, ghostly fishing nets, and oil spills -- all of it punctuated by underwater explosions -- to arrive at last in the realm of mermaids, lost cities, immortal fish, and pure, deep vibrations from our blue planet. For the dive sequence I have combined music by Alvin Lucier, Sandeep Bhagwati, Luciano Berio, Alexander Alyabyev, and Béla Bartók. 

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Carillon Presents: The Beach Noise
Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

Carillon Presents: The Beach Noise

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"The Beach Noise" is the first installment of our new concert series, Carillon Presents. The program features solo trumpet compositions by California-based composers, performed by California-based trumpeters in the California-based heart of downtown Los Angeles. All of the pieces explore the trumpet's unique emotional and sonic possibilities, including but not limited to extreme dynamic shifts, incorporating the player's voice in a melodic setting, the contrast between noisy disintegration and heartbreaking purity, and the melting of musical notation into improvisation. 

The composers comprise varied generations and include David Aguila, Mark Applebaum, Robert Erikson, Saad Haddad, Robert Henderson, Anne LeBaron, and David Rosenboom. The performers are some of the most exciting young trumpeters, both emerging and established, in the California new music scene: Nicolás Bejarano, Noah Dugan, Cameron Kalemkarian, Ethan Marks, Daniel Rosenboom, Alexandria Smith and Evan Wendell. 

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Nah und Fern
Apr
29
8:00 PM20:00

Nah und Fern

Music performed by Carillon Quartet with sound projection by David Aguila
Staging created by aLma.MaddR with director Brian Carbine

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Nah und Fern is the biggest contribution to the trumpet repertoire that the Carillon Quartet has thus far brought into fruition. The idea is to create a live version of Kagel’s hörspiel in order to introduce it to new audiences. It seems obvious that in the 21st century, radio no longer has the power it once enjoyed in the post-war era. Bringing Nah und Fern into a live context is a way to preserve it and reintroduce it to concertgoers. We present an imaginative, unique staging that gives insight into the many dimensions of Kagel’s fascinating work. With brilliant playback reconstruction by David Aguila, the trumpets of the Carillon Quartet, aLma.MaddR and director Brian Carbine, this piece is now being heard live for the first time since its première in 1994 in the city of Utecht.

Carillon Quartet:
Nicolás Bejarano Isaza
Lucas Lipari-Mayer
Ethan Marks
Cameron Kalemkarian

aLma.MaddR
Anabel Romero
Christina Ward
David Aguila

$5 Students
$10 General

https://www.almamaddr.com/
http://www.carillonquartet.com/
https://www.briancarbine.com/

Running Time: 60 minutes

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Triangles
Feb
18
8:00 PM20:00

Triangles

Join us for our first concert of the year 2017 at ArtShareLA! The concert will feature Triangles by Thomas Stevens, Pianissimo by Martin Smolka, Sofia Gubaidulina's trumpet trio, and other surprises!

 

Please join our event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/194302704384779/ 

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Awakening After a Musical Zero Hour, the Kölner Konzert
Apr
2
5:00 PM17:00

Awakening After a Musical Zero Hour, the Kölner Konzert

The title of this recital is shamelessly stolen from a chapter in Michael Kurtz's Stockhausen Biography. The recital is a celebration of the Köln based composers that revived music after the void of World War II. It is also a celebration of the return of melody to the serial movement in spectacular fashion (in the case of Stockhausen). 

The works featured will be the following:

K. Stockhausen: ARIES (1977/80) (the awakening)
K. Stockhausen: MICHAELS RUF (the internalization) 
M. Kagel: Nah und Fern (city landscapes) *live version created by the Carillon Quaret
K. Stockhausen: MICHAELS ABSCHIED (the lasting influence)

Performers: 

Nicolás Bejarano
Carillon Quartet (with special guests Dan Flores & Patrick Hoff)
Amy Golden: Laptop/Reconstruction of Nah und Fern

For the geographically impaired, the link is: 

https://music.calarts.edu/wild-beast-webcast

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