Dedicated to music written in the past five years, “Parameters of Sound” will bring forth three World Premieres and three New York premieres by a host of composers including Christopher Adler, Christopher Burns, Matthew Burtner, Sidney Corbett, Laurie Schwartz and Mari Takano. The array of works on offer– many of which were written for Plum – range from solo violin, violin with electronics, and duo for violin and cello, to trio for violin, electronics and recorded sounds. For some works, Plum will be joined by cellist Jonathan Ruck, composer Matthew Burtner on electronics and composer Christopher Adler performing piano accompaniment to his concerto.
Violinist Sarah Plum’s notable performing career has earned her a reputation as a modern music specialist for her numerous collaboration with composers and appearances at a myriad of festivals such as the as the Luzern Festival, Archipel, Ars Musica, and the Festival d'Automne Paris, to name a few. Her latest CD “ABSCONDITUS,”
The repertoire selection for the evening reflects Plum’s collaborations with the composers whose music she has been advocating, most notable of which is Sidney Corbett. His two works to be presented on the program : Archipel Chagall 1 for Solo Violin and Absconditus for Violin and Cello were recorded by Plum a year earlier, with the later work having been written for her. The concert also offers a preview of a new violin concerto by Christopher Adler currently being written for Plum, with its second movement being performed on the program.
The complete program is as follows:
Sidney Corbett - Archipel Chagall 1 for Solo Violin (1998) NY Premiere
Christopher Burns - come ricordi come sogni come echi (2011) World Premiere
Christopher Adler - Jolie Sphinx (2009)
Christopher Adler - Violin Concerto, 2nd Mvmt World Premiere
Written for Sarah Plum
Sidney Corbett - Absconditus for Violin and Cello (2011) World Premiere
Written for Sarah Plum
Mari Takano - Full Moon (2008)
Laurie Schwartz - the shores (2011) for Solo Violin, electronics and recorded sounds New York Premiere
Matthew Burtner - DisAppearances for DisEmbodied trio (2009) New York Premiere
You can watch Sarah perform Christopher Adler's Jolie Sphinx (to be performed at the concert) HERE:
The Firehouse space is located at 246 Frost Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (NY). Tickets are $10, and are available for purchase at the door. For more information, please visit: http://thefirehousespace.org/