From Q2 Live Concerts: “International Contemporary Ensemble Does Old and New”

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

These concerts will now be recorded by WQXR for future Webcast and on-demand streaming on Q2. There will be no live streaming component.

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International Contemporary Ensemble and Matthias Pintscher (Chad Batka)

“Join Q2 for live tapings from the 2011 Mostly Mozart Festival’s Kaplan Penthouse of the adventurous International Contemporary Ensemble. On Monday, August 8 at 10:30 p.m. conductor Pablo Heras-Casado leads the ensemble through an intimate program centered around the music of Igor Stravinsky, including lesser-known works by Edison Denisov, Luciano Berio, Alfred Schnittke and more.

On Thursday, August 11 at 10:30 p.m., conductor-composer Matthias Pintscher takes up the baton against the backdrop of the New York City skyline in a program featuring New York and world premieres by Jonathan Harvey, Steve Lehman and Phyllis Chen. The program also includes John Zorn’s Chistabal and the visually compelling Mozart’s Adagio and Rondo for glass armonica, K. 617.

See the full article here. The article includes the programs for August 8 and August 11.

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