Night of the Living Composers

Saturday February 3, 2018

Pre Show Panel Discussion 6:00pm

Performance begins at 7:30pm

Samper Recital Hall

A concert of new and unusually diverse chamber works, including four world premieres by Santa Cruz' most celebrated composers! New Music Works Ensemble collaborates with UCSC Guitar Ensemble and favorite soprano, Sheila Willey for this newest installment of "Night of the Living Composers."

FOUR WORLD PREMIERES:

  • STRUM, Phillip Collins (for guitar ensemble)
  • A QUEER ALPHABET, Michael McGushin (for soprano and instrumental octet)
  • TAXIM SIN DARBUKA, Scott Stobbe (clarinet duet)
  • THREE BONGO DUETS, Steed Cowart

Also, THREE LITTLE MULTIVERSES, Susan Alexjander (in memory of Lou Harrison), along with works by Barry Phillips and Jon Myers.