Concert 1: Music and Minimalism
Thursday, September 3, 2009 – 8 PM
White Recital Hall
James C. Olson Performing Arts Center
Saturday, September 12, 2009 – 8 PM
Bell Cultural Events Center
MidAmerica Nazarene University
newEar returns to minimalism once again for our first concert of the season as a part of the Second International Conference on Minimalist Music. Highlights of the concert will be the professional premiere of Terry Riley's Autumn Leaves and a performance of Tom Johnson's Narayana's Cows, a musical rendition of the fourteenth century Indian mathematician's numerical sequence. Also featured on this concert will be Grind by Phill Niblock, Vladimir Tosic's beautiful Arios for cello and piano, Barbara Benary's Sun on Snow for soprano and mixed ensemble, and The Body of Your Dreams for piano and boombox by Jakob ter Veldhuis. For more information please visit the Second International Conference on Minimalist Music.