Millennial Music

February 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
Network for New Music Ensemble
Rose Recital Hall, 3340 Walnut Street, Room 419

 

Network for New Music, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania Department of Music, showcases the music of the Millennial generation featuring five works by some of the most talented composers of this generation. The two featured commissioned works include: Reflections #2 (viola, cello, piano) by Rene Orth, and a new work for violin and cello by composer Joshua Hey. The program takes further shape with: Sky Macklay’s bold and humorous FastSlowHighLow for violin and piano; the Philadelphia premiere of Charles Peck’s piano quartet Sunburst; and a performance of erebus, an evocative work for clarinet and piano, by the critically acclaimed pianist and composer Andrew Hsu.

 

Featuring exceptional performances by the Network for New Music Ensemble performing comissioned works by composers Rene Orth and Joshua Hey, plus music by Sky Mackay, Charles Peck, Gabriel Bolaños, and Andrew Hsu

 

Concert admission is free for PennCard holders, though seating is limited. Please register via email to Maddie Hewitt, Performance and Communications Coordinator.

 

About Network for New Music

The mission of Network for New Music is to commission and perform a diversity of new musical works of the highest quality by both established and emerging composers; to strengthen the new music community in the Philadelphia region; and to build support for new music by engaging in artistic and institutional collaborations, as well as educational activities. Network is recognized for its excellent performances, innovative programming, in-depth education programs and cross-genre collaborations with other art forms – all created with the purpose of enriching the life of the greater cultural community and supporting the important work of musicians and composers.

Network for New Music, which The Philadelphia Inquirer has called the city's "premier new music organization" presents passionate, meticulously rehearsed performances of music by emerging and established composers from the United States and abroad. The Network Ensemble is a flexible, 20-member group whose players also perform with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Ballet, and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Since its inception in 1984, the Ensemble has presented more than 650 works and recorded 4 CDs for the Albany and Innova labels. Also committed to education, the Network Ensemble has worked with students from the Curtis Institute of Music, the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Swarthmore College, The University of Delaware, and West Chester University; the Ensemble has held an ongoing residency at Haverford College since 2007. For more information