Scramble (1971) – Simone Forti (*1935, US) Lágrimas de sol (2018) para oboe EUA – Melissa Vargas Franco (*1980, CO) undone (2020)*** for violin solo UA – Soosan Lolavar (*1987, IR/UK) Points of return (2018)** for alto recorder solo EUA – Rachel C. Walker (*1994, US) decessio (2019)* – Jeanne Strieder (*1980, DE)
* for XelmYa+, ** for Sylvia Hinz, *** for Sarah Saviet
A photo from the rehearsal earlier today with Liu Yu-Hsiu and Li Chi-Chien, who will premiere The space in between for two Beiguan musicians and electronics on the 23rd during the opening concert of the Kuandu Arts Festival.
Autumn wrote an introduction to her text and the piece here.
Pianist Humay Gasimzade gave an online concert last weekend:
The full program was:
Turkar Gasimzada: Dhikr for piano and live electronics (2016) Ben Damann: The Baby Duck in You Has Died for piano and electronics (2020) Ka Hei Cheng: The Engulfing Turbulence for piano and electronics (2020) – premiere Julius Eastman: Piano II- 2nd movement (1986) Rachel Walker: Fú’ōu (2016) Brian Ferneyhough: Lemma Icon Epigram (1981)
A few months ago, I finished a new work for soprano and double bass with text by poet Eleanor Goodman. Departure Duo had commissioned the work, and gave several performances last month in New York and Boston — they are ideal collaborators and were so attentive to the world of the piece.