Wolpe-at-piano

FOUR PORTRAITS OF A VISIONARY
WORKS BY THE COMPOSER AND HIS CIRCLE
at Cary Hall, DiMenna Center, 450 W. 37th, NYC
Presented by the Stefan Wolpe Society, assisted by the Roger Shapiro Fund


DIZZYING DIALECTICS AND A TOWERING MASTERPIECE
Thursday, October 23, 8PM

Wolpe: Piece in Two Parts for Flute & Piano
Passacaglia, for piano
Piece in Two Parts for Violin Alone
String Quartet

Ursula Mamlok: Above Clouds
Ralph Shapey: Four Etudes

Momenta Quartet; Miranda Cuckson, violin; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; David Holzman, Cheryl Seltzer, piano; commentary by Austin Clarkson

THE QUEST FOR A NEW LANGUAGE
Wednesday, January 7, 8PM

Wolpe: Suite im Hexachord
Battle Piece, for piano
Yiddish Folksongs
Award-winning director Jayne Parker’s films of pianist Katharina Wolpe performing her father’s music.

Matthew Greenbaum: “You Crack Me Up”

Re’ut Ben-Ze’ev, mezzo-soprano; ToniMarie Marchioni, oboe;
Moran Katz, clarinet; David Holzman, Cheryl Seltzer, piano

THE VIOLIN IN STEFAN’S LIFE
Monday, May 11, 8PM

Wolpe: Second Piece for Violin Alone
Tagore Songs from “Gitanjali
Violin Sonata

Martin Brody: (G) Corona, for piano
Morton Feldman: The Viola in My Life III
Andy Laster: New work Raoul Pleskow: Work TBD

Movses Pogossian, violin; Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Andy Laster, saxophone; Anne Chamberlain, Susan Grace, Joel Sachs, Cheryl Seltzer, piano
$20, $10 (Students, Seniors); (212) 873-3258, www.wolpe.org

THE NEW YORK NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE plays Wolpe and Feldman
Monday, December 15, 8:30PM, Tenri, 43 W. 13th, NYC

Wolpe: From Here On Farther, Oboe Quartet.

Feldman: Extensions 1, Why Patterns

$20, $10 (Students, Seniors); (917) 592-4037, www.nynme.org