What happens when the very old and the very new collide? A kaleidoscope of harpsichord, piano, violin, viola da gamba, electric guitar, percussion, and flute make beautiful sounds across time.
We're delighted to be joined by special guests Baroque instrument ensemble Mélomanie and sitarist Richard Belcastro for an unforgettable evening of new music.
Richard Belcastro: Buddleja Davidii (2013 Mélomanie commission) – Mélomanie, with sitar
Randall Woolf: Punching the Clock (2014 NakedEye commission funded by New Music USA, world premiere)
Missy Mazzoli: Orizzonte (2005) – piano + track
Julia Wolfe: Compassion (2001) – solo piano
Jonathan Russell: Sextet (2010, arr. for NakedEye 2013)
Mark Hagerty: Estados de espírito (2013 Mélomanie commission) – two cellos
Anthony Mosakowski: Menuet-Fantaisie (2012 Mélomanie commission) – quintet for baroque instruments
Louis Andriessen: Workers' Union (1975) – NakedEye Ensemble and Mélomanie
Punching the Clock was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit the project page: Punching the Clock New Music USA