Vanishing New York

December 21, 2018, 10:00 pm

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"Midtown Morning"by Heath Cajandig is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Jeremiah Moss’ book, Vanishing New York inspired this program featuring the music of New York City composers who were an important staple of the ’70’s and ’80’s scene but were taken too soon. We’re honoring Julius Eastman, Arthur Russell, Ben Weber, and Tui St. German Tucker by representing their works and stories.


The Peyote Sonata, by Tui St. George Tucker
Roger Tréfousse, piano

Three Short Pieces, by Arthur Russell
Caeli Smith viola; James Kim, cello

Lyric Piece, by Ben Weber
Adelya Nartadjieva, violin; Suliman Tekali, violin; Caeli Smith, viola; James Kim,cello

Experimental Music for Ezra Pound, by Arthur Russell
Roger Tréfousse, piano; Neil Beckmann, guitar; Sae Hashimoto, percussion; Aaron Wolff, cello/narrator

The Moon’s Silent Modulation, by Julius Eastman
Opera on Tap; Suliman Tekalli, violin; Adelya Nartadjieva, violin; Caeli Smith, viola; James Kim, cello; Sam Suggs, bass; Beomjae Kim, flute; Sae Hashimoto, percussion; Erika Dohi, piano; Mika Sasaki, piano; Mila Henry, conductor

“This is How We Walk On the Moon”, by Arthur Russell
Christian Hörgren, cello; ndreas Söderström, guitar; Johnny Lynch, Karl-Jonas Winqvist, and Sara Wilson vocals