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CONCERT HISTORY



March 10, 2016

From Barcelona with Passion: Enrique Granados in New York

Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, NY NY
From Barcelona with Passion: Enrique Granados in New York (Concert)
Perspectives Ensemble (artist in residence at the Foundation for Iberian Music), under director Ángel Gil-Ordoñez, will be joined by Douglas Riva and Spanish dancer Anna de la Paz to present a program of works by Enrique Granados and the world premiere of Benet Casablancas’s new work, Romanza sin palabras: Homage to Granados.

Program

Barcarola (Barcarolle), DLR V:4

Vals de concierto (Concert Waltz), DLR VII:9
Douglas Riva, piano

Trio, C Major (1895)
Poco allegro, con espressione
Scherzo, vivace molto
Duetto, andante con molta espressione
Finale, allegro molto

Benet Casablancas (b. 1956), Romanza sin Palabras (Homage to Granados)
WORLD PREMIERE

Danza de los Ojos Verdes (Dance for Green Eyes)
with Anna de la Paz, classical Spanish dance

Elisenda
El jardín de Elisenda (Elisenda’s Garden)
Trova
Elisenda

PERSPECTIVES ENSEMBLE

Ángel Gil-Ordoñez, Conductor Sato Moughalian, Artistic Director

Perspectives Ensemble is generously supported by the Danièle Doctorow Prize for Music and the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation.

The concert closes the celebration’s international conference, “The Life and Music of Enrique Granados (1867-1916): A Centennial Celebration.” Admission is free, but reservations are recommended.

7 pm, March 10
Ticket Reservations
Elebash Recital Hall
CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Ave
NY, NY 10016


October 16, 2015

Walking Among Noise Tonality, Atonality, and Where We Go From Here: Concert and Talk by Roger Scruton

CUNY Grad Center, Proshansky Hall, 365 Fifth Avenue, NY NY
Presented by the CUNY Grad Center, Music of George Rochberg, Anton Webern, and Michael Tippett

April 25, 2015

Oror/Lullaby Armenian Music

St. James Chapel, Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Ave.at 112th St., New York City
Armenian Village and Classical Music, and Sharagans. Featuring Zulal Armenian A Capella Trio, Sato Moughalian, flute and Alyssa Reit, harp.

March 19, 2015

UN Conference

UN Chapel
Armenian music

May 29, 2014

The Intimate World of Toshio Hosokawa

Tenri Cultural Institute 43 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011
Perspectives Ensemble presents chamber music of the acclaimed Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa, with guest shakuhachi soloist Ralph Samuelson and Japanese soprano Miwako Handa, an acclaimed interpreter of Hosokawa's work. This concert celebrates the life of Perspective Ensemble's great friend and board member, Daniele Doctorow and is generously supported by the Jarvis & Constance Family Foundation, with additional support from Japan Foundation New York, the S.I. Newhouse Foundation, and Hester Diamond. Reception to follow the one hour concert. Free Admission.

March 22, 2014
March 23
3:00 pm Panel discussion

March 23
4:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Falla and Flamenco

New York Flamenco Festival
El Amor Brujo

PERIDANCE COMPANY & ROCO BAZN
FALLA AND FLAMENCO
Profoundly memorable . . .The Washington Post
A fully staged production of Manuel de Fallas flamenco masterpiece El Amor Brujo featuring the famous Spanish flamenco cantaora Rocio Bazn and New Yorks Peridance Contemporary Dance Company.
Perspectives Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordez
Choreography by Igal Perry

July 6, 2013

Sparkle! Music of Huang Ruo, with the composer in residence, Chen Yi, Bright Sheng and others

Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter, NY
Perspectives Ensemble presents music of Huang Ruo, as well as works of the generation of Chinese-American composers who came of age during the Cultural Revolution. The program explores the intersection of folk music and new music.

May 16, 2013

Dark Eyes/New Eyes--A Journey in Armenian Music, with Visual Artist Kevork Mourad

Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012
Perspectives Ensemble presents a program of traditional and new Armenian music, integrated with the visual art of Kevork Mourad. The art takes place in real time and with animations, projected onto a large screen. Other participating artists are MAYA Trio: John Hadfield, percussion; Bridget Kibbey, harp; Sato Moughalian, flute; and composer and oudist Ara Dinkjian, composer and vocalist Eve Beglarian, percussionist Shane Shanahan, recorder/chalumeau player Nina Stern, and the a capella Armenian folk trio Zulal. This concert celebrates the life of Danile Doctorow. Admission is FREE.

March 14, 2013

MAYA at the United Nations 57th Commission on the Status of Women: Empowering Women Throughout the Globe

777 United Nations Plaza, 2nd fl., 44th St. and First Avenue.
MAYA opens the UN Commission on the Status of Women with a short concert featuring the music of Katherine Hoover, Robert Paterson, and John Hadfield.

March 4, 2013

MAYA at Mayville State University -- Music of Rob Paterson, Erik Friedlander, Ravi Shankar, Toru Takemitsu, John Hadfield, Paquito d'Rivera, Katherine Hoover and others

Classroom Building Auditorium, MSU, North Dakota
For more information, call 701-788-4742.
Music of Rob Paterson, Erik Friedlander, Ravi Shankar, Toru Takemitsu, John Hadfield and others

March 3, 2013

MAYA at North Dakota Museum of Art Music of Rob Paterson, Erik Friedlander, Ravi Shankar, Toru Takemitsu, John Hadfield , Paquito d'Rivera, Katherine Hoover, and others

North Dakota Museum of Art
http://www.ndmoaconcerts.com/

December 16, 2012

MAYA+West Village Chorale--A Village Noel

Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq South, NYC
West Village Chorale + MAYA in a holiday program

September 28, 2012

Homage to Catalonia: Music of Xavier Montsalvate, Roberto Gerhard, Benet Casablancas (Commissioned work--premiere)

The Morgan Library
Homage to Catalonia--In Celebration of the Centenary of Xavier Montsalvatge

September 27, 2012

Montsalvatge Symposium

Instituto Cervantes
A recital including chamber works of Montsalvatge and a roundtable discussion including Joseph Horowitz, Angel Gil-Ordonez, Antoni Piza and Sato Moughalian

July 8, 2012

Perspectives Ensemble and Judson Arts present: Music of the Mountains

Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South, New York City
Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring and the Traditional Music that Inspired It (CONCERT PROGRAM
)

July 7, 2012

Music of the Mountains: Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring and the Traditional Music that Inspired It.

Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter, NY


January 29, 2012

MAYA
The Green Lama!
Perspectives Ensemble in collaboration with Sympho and Paul Haas

The Rubin Museum of Art
Music of Haas, Hadfield, Shankar, Takemitsu, Azmeh, Paterson

Also starring Brian Cox, Linus Roache and Elliott Forrest

November 21, 2011

MAYA

Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall
Classical Recording Foundation, Adam Abeshouse, Director

Music of Robert Paterson

November 20, 2011

MAYA--Music of Yotam Haber, Erik Friedlander, Robert Paterson, Victoria Bond, John Hadfield, and traditional Sephardic and Armenian works

Temple Emanu-El


July 9, 2011

Perspectives Ensemble

Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter, NY
Cello!
Music of Villa-Lobos, Klengel, Kaiser-Lindemann, Saint-Sans, Rachmaninoff, Cassado, Herbert, & Friedlander

May 27, 2011

MAYA

The Stone
Music of Neil Rolnick


April 29, 2011

Perspectives Ensemble

Elebash Recital Hall, City University of New York
New Music by Joan Valent
Melodia cega, KLI, Quatre Estacions a Mallorca, Caiassa, Pangaea
Foundation for Iberian Music

April 28, 2011

MAYA

Judson Memorial Church


April 21, 2011

MAYA

Hudson River Performing Arts Center, Weehawken, New Jersey
UBS Atrium Series Concert
Music of Vadillo, Valent, Erkoreka, Pato


March 28, 2011

MAYA

Symphony Space
Cutting Edge Concert Series, Victoria Bond, Artistic Director

Music of Hannah Lash - Premiere MAYA Commissioning Project

February 16, 2011

Perspectives Ensemble, in collaboration with SYMPHO

Park Avenue Armory
Arco

Music of Paul Haas, Paul Fowler, Bora Yoon

June 8, 2010

MAYA

Judson Memorial Church
Commissions Concert

Music of Erkoreka, Haber, Hadfield, Paterson (Premieres)


February 25, 2010

Perspectives Ensemble

Miller Theatre, Columbia University
Composer Portrait: Benet Casablancas

New Epigrams, Little Night Music, Seven Scenes from Hamlet, Four Darks in Red (Premiere)

January 31, 2010

MAYA

Culturarte NYC
Cultures in Harmony

Music of Romaneiro, Wolf, van Dijk, Hadfield,


October 4, 2009
October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009

MAYA

Church of Our Saviors Atonement
Music at Our Saviors Atonement
Outreach: Hudson Guild
Outreach: Operation Exodus
Music of Romaneiro, Wolf, van Dijk, Zimmerli, Hadfield

April 1, 2009

Perspectives Ensemble

Morgan Library
Iberian Inspirations

Music of Falla, Montsalvatge, Rodrigo, Villa-Lobos, Gerhard

March 1, 2009

MAYA

MAYA US Tour
Music of Rolnick, Romaneiro, Shaheen, Shankar, Sveinsson, Hadfield

January 11, 2009

MAYA

Briarcliff Manor, NY
Choral Arts Society


December 24, 2008

MAYA

Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Westport, CT
Music & Arts at Christs & Holy Trinity


December 20, 2008

MAYA

92nd Street Y
Songs of the Spirit: A Family Holiday Concert

The Young Peoples Chorus of New York City

November 1, 2008

MAYA

Roulette
Music of Neil Rolnick

August 31, 2008

MAYA

Catskill Mountain Foundation
Information: 518-672-0121 or 518-263-3330

June 4, 2008

MAYA

Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
MAYA Commissions Concert
featuring premieres of works by:
Alexandra du Bois, Erik Friedlander, John Hadfield, Seongah Shin

April 28, 2008

MAYA

Shepard Hall Auditorium, City College of NY
138th St and Convent Avenue, New York, New York 10031
Cost:FREE
A FREE one-hour lunchtime program including music by Ricardo Romaneiro, J. S. Bach, Simon Shaheen, Sayat-Nova, John Hadfield, Ravi Shankar and traditional Hungarian Romani music. Sponsored by the Music Dept. of City College and made possible through the generous support of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation.

April 27, 2008

MAYA

Christ and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
75 Church Lane
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 227-0827


February 25, 2008

MAYA at NYU

Frederick Loewe Theater, 35 W 4th St, New york, NY
NYU Interactive Arts Performance Series

April 14, 2007

Pocket Concertos: Year 2

Miller Theatre, New York, NY


February 7, 2007
February 8, 2007

Oratorio Terezin

Tilles Center, Brookville, Long Island
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Music of Ruth Fazal

November 29, 2006

Finding Spain in Music

Guggenheim Museum: Works and Process
With Angel Gil-Ordoez, Pdro Carbone

November 5, 2006

MAYA concert

Nyack, NY
Grace Music Concerts

October 8, 2006

MAYA concert

New Jersey
Locktown Church Concerts

August 11, 2006

MAYA concert

Cornelia Street Caf, New York, NY
Composers Collaborative New Music Festival

April 29, 2006

Transient Glory: The Voices of Children

Ethical Culture Society, New York, NY
Music of Thea Musgrave, Mark Adamo

Young People's Chorus of New York

March 16, 2006

MAYA concert

Trinity Church, New York, NY
Music at One


March 1, 2006

MAYA concert

First Congregational Church of Westfield, NJ
Mid-day Musicales

February 18, 2006

American Choral Directors Association

Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Recording and concert

October 3, 2005

MAYA concert

Advent Lutheran Church, New York, NY
Music Monday

August 11, 2005
August 12, 2005
August 13, 2005

Transient Glory Choral and Chamber Music Festival

The Young Peoples Chorus of New York City New York University
Music of Bright Sheng, Michael Torke, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, Kevin James, Nils Vigeland, Benjamin Lees, Tod Machover, Judith Weir

May 9, 2005

What Makes It Great: Bach: Concerto for Two Violins

Lincoln Center, New York NY
Lincoln Center - Great Performers Series

April 18, 2005

What Makes It Great: Vivaldi: The Seasons Spring & Summer

Lincoln Center, New York NY
Lincoln Center - Great Performers Series

June 16, 2004

Transient Glory: The Voices of Children

Ethical Culture Society, New York, NY
Young People's Chorus of New York

June 20, 2003

The Movie Music of Spike Lee & Terence Blanchard

Carnegie Hall, New York NY
JVC Jazz Festival

April 3, 2003
April 4, 2003

Music of Arriaga and Gabriel Erkoreka (world premiere)

Illinois Institute of Technology & Roosevelt University Conservatory, Chicago IL
Program organized by The Spanish Ministry of Culture

December 5, 2002

Music & Architecture in 20th Century Spain

CUNY Graduate Center, New York NY
A celebration of the150th anniversary of the birth of Cataln architect Antoni Gaud

The New Generation: World premieres of works by Eneko Vadillo, Juan Manuel Artero, and Roberto Lpez, and US premiere of work by Mauricio Sotelo

IberArtists

April 22, 2002

What Makes It Great: Handel: Water Music

Lincoln Center, New York NY
Lincoln Center - Great Performers Series

April 14, 2002

Transient Glory: The Voices of Children Music of Debussy, and world premieres by Steven Mackey & Walter Thompson

92nd Street Y, New York NY
The Young Peoples Chorus of New York City

December 12, 2001

Music & Architecture in 20th Century Spain

Miller Theatre, New York NY
A celebration of the150th anniversary of the birth of Cataln architect Antoni Gaud
Barcelona Modernista: Music of Xavier Montsalvatge and Roberto Gerhard
IberArtists


October 23, 2001

Music of Karel Husa

Merkin Hall, New York NY
Quintet of the Americas

July 10, 2001

Popular Culture & the Arts in 1920s Europe

Rutgers SummerFest
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Music by Darius Milhaud, Kurt Weill

June 14, 2001

Leonard Bernsteins New York

World Trade Center Plaza, New York NY
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

April 5, 2001

Familiar Strangers: The Triumph of Culture: Spain

92nd St. Y
Manuel de Falla's masterpiece El Amor Brujo presented in the context of the cante jondo that influenced him.

April 5, 2001
April 12, 2001

Familiar Strangers: The Triumph of Culture: Spain
Familiar Strangers: The Triumph of Culture: Hungary

92nd Street Y
Music of the Roma (Gypsy) diaspora and its impact on European classical music

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April 2, 2001

What Makes It Great: Stravinsky: The Soldiers Tale

Lincoln Center, New York NY
Lincoln Center - Great Performers Series

December 8, 1999
December 12, 1999
December 15, 1999

Homage to Joaqun Turina: Turina & the Piano
Homage to Joaqun Turina: Turina & Spanish Music at the Turn of the Century
Homage to Joaqun Turina: A Portrait of Turina in Words & Music

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Producer: Iberartists

Piano music, orchestral music, and songs by Turina

May 11, 1999

The 19th & 20th Century Melodrama

Producer: 92nd St. Y
Music of Richard Strauss and the New York premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis setting of Christina Rossettis Goblin Market and a discussion of the place of melodrama as dramatic expression

February 23, 1999

El Amor Brujo: Flamenco y Falla

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
The 1915 version of Fallas masterpiece, El Amor Brujo, and the traditional art of cante jondo

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April 14, 1998

An American Legacy

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Music of Charles Ives, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein and Richard Danielpour, and issues of influence, assimilation, and Romantic traditions in 20th century composition

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April 3, 1997

The World of Heitor Villa-Lobos

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Chamber music of Villa-Lobos and a discussion of early 20th century Brazilian cultural history

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February 21, 1996

Under the Influence: Popular Culture & the Arts in 1920s Europe

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Music by Darius Milhaud, Kurt Weill; cabaret songs by Satie, Schoenberg, Zemlinsky, & Weill and a discussion of Cubism, Dada, and Futurism

April 11, 1995

Charles Tomlinson Griffes: An American Original

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Music and times of Griffes

April 12, 1994

The Prairie and the Search for an American Style

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Music of Aaron Copland and a discussion of Frank Lloyd Wrights Prairie House style

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April 13, 1993

Symbolists and Symbolism

St. Pauls Chapel, Columbia University
Music of Manuel de Falla, Sofia Gubaidulina, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Andr Caplet, with a reading of work of Edgar Allen Poe

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November 30, -0001
April, 25, 2015 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Oror/Lullaby Armenian Music

St. James Chapel, Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Ave.at 112th St., New York City
Armenian Village and Classical Music, and Sharagans. Featuring Zulal Armenian A Capella Trio, Sato Moughalian, flute and Alyssa Reit, harp.

November 30, -0001

OROR/LULLABY ARMENIAN VILLAGE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC AND SHARAGANS (HYMNS) A CONCERT IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Cathedral of St. John the Divine, St. James Chapel 1047 Amsterdam Ave. at W.112th St. New York, NY 10025
Featuring:
ZulalTeni Apelian, Anas Alexandra Tekerian, Yeraz Markarian
Perspectives Ensemble membersSato Moughalian, flute; Alyssa Reit, harp

Perspectives Ensemble presents a one-hour concert of Armenian village and classical music and sharagans (hymns) in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The concert celebrates the beauty and endurance of Armenian culture and includes music of Komitas Vartabed, Sayat-Nova, and Grikor Mirzaian Suni, in arrangements by Alyssa Reit; and traditional village songs and hymns, arranged by Zulal.


November 30, -0001

Oror/Lullaby

Cathedral of St. John the Divine, St. James Chapel 1047 Amsterdam Ave. at W 112th St., New York, NY 10025


 
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