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From Q2 Live Concerts: “International Contemporary Ensemble Does Stravinsky “

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Mostly Mozart Festival Welcomes New-Music Group for Focus on Modernist Icon
Monday, August 08, 2011

“Join us Monday, August 8 at 10:30 p.m., right here for a live videocast from the 2011 Mostly Mozart Festival of the adventurous International Contemporary Ensemble performing an intimate program of works centered around Igor Stravinsky.

Led by conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, the show takes place in Lincoln Center’s Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse with its majestic views of the New York City skyline and features lesser-known works by Edison Denisov, Luciano Berio, Alfred Schnittke and more.

Program:

Igor Stravinsky: Pour Pablo Picasso
Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Stravinsky, ed. Hogwood): Selections from Four Preludes and Fugues, from the Well-tempered Clavier (New York premiere)
Igor Stravinsky: Epitaphium
Michael Finnissy: Untitled piece to honour Igor Stravinsky (U.S. premiere)
Edison Denisov: Canon in Memory of Stravinsky
Luciano Berio: Autre fois: Berceuse canonique pour Igor Stravinsky
Elliott Carter: Canon for Three Equal Instruments: In memoriam Igor Stravinsky
Alfed Schnittke: Canon in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky: Octet”

Now, really, folks, where else but at Q2?

See the full article here.

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