Visit us at WAA and Arts Midwest 2019 Conferences

August 14, 2019

We hope to see you at WAA (Booth #200) in Los Angeles and Arts Midwest (Booth #424) in Minneapolis! Learn about our artists & projects below. To set up a meeting, contact Gina Meola: gina@jensenartists.com, 646*536*7864 x4

 

 

The Philip Glass Ensemble (for performances January 2020 and later)

 

"The PGE represents the most authentic performance practice of my music in our time. I am looking forward to championing them as they carry it forward and bring its unique repertoire to new generations."

– Philip Glass

 

"A vibrant exhibition of genius…spirited and sometimes mesmeric" – The Guardian

 

PROGRAMS:

  • Revival for 2020: Music in Eight Parts

  • Early Works

  • Koyaanisqatsi LIVE

  • La Belle et la Bête

  • Music in Twelve Parts

  • Music with Changing Parts (2018 Expanded Arrangement)

  • Residencies with The Philip Glass Ensemble

  • Browse all programs

 

By special arrangement with Philip Glass and Dunvagen Music Publishers, Inc.

 

THE DAY - THE DAY is a new music/dance work by cellist Maya Beiser, dancer Wendy Whelan, choreographer Lucinda Childs, with music by David Lang. 

 

A collaboration among legends, THE DAY is an evening-long sensory exploration of two journeys—life and the eternal, post-mortal voyage of the soul. This bold, highly collaborative work explores universal themes through the shared language of music and dance.

 

"Powerfully beautiful"

The Boston Globe

 

"Handsomely meditative… elegant and artful"

The New York Times

 

Learn more

 

American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) - In a little more than a decade, led by cellist and artistic director Clarice Jensen, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) has risen to the highest ranks of American new music through a mix of meticulous musicianship, artistic vision, engaging collaborations, and unwavering standards in every regard.

 

"contemporary music dynamos" - NPR

 

PROGRAMS:

  • The Music of Jóhann Jóhannsson

    • Drone Mass with Theatre of Voices, conducted by Paul Hillier (Deutsche Grammophon recording, out fall 2020)

    • The Chamber Music of Jóhann Jóhannsson

  • Sleep by Max Richter (booked by CAMI Music)

  • Cracking the Code with Third Coast Percussion, Music by David T. Little

  • Resonant Space

  • Frequencies

  • Thrive on Routine

  • Browse all programs

 

Maya Beiser, cellist - Describing renowned cellist, producer, and multifaceted artist Maya Beiser, The New York Times writes, "The adventurous Ms. Beiser has been called the 'cello goddess,' which is not hyperbole: She summons from her instrument an emotional power so stirring that even the most stoic audience members risk turning into sobbing sacks of flesh." Passionately forging her artistic path through uncharted territories, Maya Beiser has been captivating audiences worldwide, bringing a bold and unorthodox presence to contemporary classical music, experimenting with various musical styles, and defying conventional norms with her boundary-crossing performances.

 

PROGRAMS:

  • Maya Beiser, Wendy Whelan, Lucinda Childs, David Lang: THE DAY

  • delugEON

  • Spinning by Julia Wolfe

  • Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar with Evan Ziporyn

  • Browse all programs

 

Jupiter String Quartet - Now enjoying their seventeenth year together, this tight-knit ensemble is firmly established as an important voice in the world of chamber music.

 

"The Jupiter String Quartet, an ensemble of eloquent intensity, has matured into one of the mainstays of the American chamber-music scene." – The New Yorker

 

PROGRAMS:

  • Beethoven's Orbit

  • Last Quartets: Mozart, Bartók, Mendelssohn

  • The Mendelssohns

  • Influenced: Haydn, Schnittke, Tchaikovsky, Britten

  • Viennese School: Mozart, Webern, and Schoenberg

  • Jupiter String Quartet & baritone Tyler Duncan

  • Jupiter String Quartet & pianist Gloria Chien

  • Browse all programs

 

Telegraph Quartet - The Telegraph Quartet formed in 2013 with an equal passion for the standard chamber music repertoire and contemporary, non-standard works alike.

 

"soulfulness, tonal beauty and intelligent attention to detail ... an incredibly valuable addition to the cultural landscape." – San Francisco Chronicle

 

PROGRAMS:

  • A Tale of Two Cities: Haydn, Bartók, Brahms

  • A Late Quartet: Haydn, Berg, Beethoven

  • Contrapassos with soprano Abigail Fischer

  • War and Peace: Schulhoff, Korngold, Britten

  • Browse all programs

 

Neave Trio - Since forming in 2010, Neave Trio – violinist Anna Williams, cellist Mikhail Veselov, and pianist Eri Nakamura – has earned enormous praise for its engaging, cutting-edge performances.

 

"The performances balance passion with sensitivity and grace” – BBC Music Magazine

 

"eloquent phrasing and deft control of textures” – The Strad

 

PROGRAMS:

  • Her Voice: Farrenc, Beach, Clarke, Higdon

  • Masterworks: Rachmaninov, Brahms, Ravel

  • French Moments: Debussy, Fauré, Roussel

  • Honoring Astor Piazzolla with Carla Jablonski, mezzo-soprano

  • Spanning the Eras: Beethoven, Schumann, Shostakovich, Eric Nathan

  • Browse all programs

 

Kristin Lee, violinist - A recipient of the 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, as well as a top prizewinner of the 2012 Walter W. Naumburg Competition and the Astral Artists’ 2010 National Auditions, Kristin Lee is a violinist of remarkable versatility and impeccable technique who enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and educator.

 

“... she delivered a powerfully constructed and played programme, one of the most satisfying recitals that I’ve heard in years.” – The Strad

 

PROGRAMS:

 

Carolina Eyck, theremin - Carolina Eyck is a German-Sorbian musician and composer, largely recognized as the world’s leading theremin virtuoso.

 

"to play the theremin like Eyck does, with her lyrical phrasing and precisely 'fingered' articulation, takes a special kind of virtuosity." – NPR

 

"Eyck modernizes the theremin, merging it within the classical tradition like child’s play" – Electronic Musician

 

PROGRAMS:

  • Elegies for Theremin and Voice - celebrating the centennial of the invention of the theremin - view brochure

 

Sarah Cahill, pianist - Sarah Cahill, recently called “a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” by The New York Times, has commissioned and premiered over sixty compositions for solo piano.

 

Composers who have dedicated works to Cahill include John Adams, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, Julia Wolfe, Yoko Ono, Annea Lockwood, and Ingram Marshall.

 

PROGRAMS:

  • The Future is Female

  • Music in Every Sound

  • For Ruth Crawford

  • Terry Riley’s 85th Birthday

  • Exploring the Enneagram

  • Quintets with Friction Quartet

  • Duo with violinist Kate Stenberg

  • Duo with pianist Regina Myers

  • Browse all programs

 

Lisa Bielawa, composer/vocalist - Composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa is a Rome Prize winner in Musical Composition. She takes inspiration for her work from literary sources and close artistic collaborations.

 

"Bielawa is gaining gale force as a composer, churning out impeccably groomed works that at once evoke the layered precision of Vermeer and the conscious recklessness of Jackson Pollock" – Gramophone

 

PROGRAMS:

 

Robert Sirota, composer - Over four decades, composer Robert Sirota has developed a distinctive voice, clearly discernible in all of his work – whether symphonic, choral, stage, or chamber music.

 

"Sirota’s musical language is personal and undogmatic, in the sense that instead of aligning himself with any of the competing contemporary styles, he follows his own internal musical compass." – Allan Kozinn, Portland Press Herald

 

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