At New Music for Strings Festival 2017, New Music for Strings presents six extraordinary concerts in the Stony Brook community of Long Island and in New York City as well as three world-class masterclasses and several lecture workshops by our renowned performance and composition faculty.

The festival culminates with a gala concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, which will highlight the full roster of 27 festival artists from America and Scandinavia.

 

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Recital by Three Village Chamber Players and Stony Brook University Graduate Students

Thursday June 22 | 7.30 pm

Mount Sinai Congregational ChurcH, Long Island

Works by Taylor Ackley, Mark Peters, Eivind Buene, Amy Beach, Morton Feldman and George Crumb.  

 
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Recital by Faculty and Students from Royal Academy of Music Aarhus, Denmark and Stony Brook University

Saturday June 24 | 6pm

All Soul's Episcopal Church, Stony Brook, Long ISland

Works by Alan Hankers, Malthe Volfing Højager, Aulis Sallinen, Vagn Holmboe, Niloufar Nourkhbash, and Eivind Buene  

 
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Carnegie Hall Gala Concert

Tuesday June 27 | 8pm

weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

Led by Philip Setzer and Eugene Drucker from the Emerson String Quartet, New Music For Strings presents its annual gala concert, this year at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall.  Celebrate the second season of New Music for Strings with performances by New Music for Strings Chamber Orchestra; The Parhelion Trio; Rachel Schutz, soprano; Piero Guimaraes, percussion; Steinem Quartet, and Three Village Chamber Players.  

Works by Gérard Grisey, Per Nørgaard, Eugene Drucker, Ludwig van Beethoven, Bent Sørensen, Samuel Barber, and Joan Tower.

 
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NMFS at National Sawdust

Wednesday June 28 | 10 pm 

National sawdust, williamsburg New york

Works by Simon Steen-Andersen, Derek Bermel, Mari Kimura, Anne Sophie Andersen, Daniel Weymouth, David Cutright, and Tania León

 

Collaborative Recital by Yarn/Wire, The Parhelion Trio and Three Village Chamber Players

Thursday June 29 | 7.30 pm 

STaller recital hall, Stony brook University

Works by Morton Feldman, Jennifer Higdon, Sidney Boquiren, Marta Sniady, and György Kurtag, and new works by Yarn/Wire institute participants.

 
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Stony Brook Gala Concert

Saturday July 1 | 8pm

STaller recital hall, Stony brook University

New Music for Strings Stony Brook Gala Concert presents New Music for Strings Chamber Orchestra, led by Philip Setzer and Eugene Drucker; The Parhelion Trio; Rachel Schutz, soprano; Piero Guimaraes, percussion; Steinem Quartet, and Three Village Chamber Players.

Works by Simon Steen-Andersen, Eugene Drucker, Ludwig van Beethoven, Bent Sørensen, Samuel Barber, Eivind Buene, and Loïc Destremau.