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Mostly Mozart Festival Presents

International Contemporary Ensemble

Saturday | August 3 2019 | 9 pm

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The International Contemporary Ensemble explores the expressive potential of traditional Persian, Hungarian, American, and Japanese instruments in a program of works influenced by ancient ritual, oceanic wonderment, Irish Bardic poetry, and beyond. This inventive evening culminates in the world premiere of Dai Fujikura's Shamisen Concerto.

Artists

International Contemporary Ensemble
Vimbayi Kaziboni, conductor (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)
Hidejiro Honjoh, shamisen (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)
Kate Soper, soprano

Concert Program

Nathan Davis: Inside Voice (2018) (New York premiere)
Ann Cleare: teeth of light, tongue of waves (2017–18)
György Kurtág: Tre pezzi op. 38/Tre altri pezzi op. 38a (1998)
Kate Soper: The Ultimate Poem is Abstract (2016)
Anahita Abbasi: Sketch II (2012)
Dai Fujikura: Shamisen Concerto (World premiere)