Louis Karchin music performances September - October 2023 season

Sat - October 28, 2023, 7:30 pm


Louis Karchin music performances September - October 2023 season

Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:30 PM Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano at The Village Trip Arts Festival, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York City. The Horszowski Trio joins the The Village Trip Arts Festival for a program of works including the New York premiere of Karchin's 25-minute Trio, and works by Paul Chihara, Wang Jie, Elliott Carter and Shostakovich’s landmark Second Trio.

Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:30 PM Pastorale/Galop Baker Hall, Zoellner Center for the Performing Arts, Bethlehem, PA. Violinist Domenic Salerni presents the first live performance of this solo violin work, written in 2021 for a celebration of the life and work of composer Earl Kim. Other works on the program are by Paul Salerni, Steven Sametz, Domenic Salerni, and will be performed by Antonello DiMatteo, Marisa Karchin, Steven Beck, Susan Grace, and others.

Sunday, October 15 Incantations and Dances at Tenri Cultural Institute, New York City. The Da Capo Chamber Players present the world premiere of  Incantation and Dances (2023), written for “Pierrot” ensemble with percussion. James Baker conducts, and the evening shines a spotlight on the music of Elliott Carter, with a performance of his Triple Duo among other works. Composers Karchin withTyson Davis will participate in a panel discussion on Carter’s influence, hosted by composer and Carter scholar, John Link. 

Saturday, Oct. 28, 7:30 PM That mirthless laugh…. Aria from Jane Eyre The Cell Theater, New York City. The inaugural concert of the Marshall Opera (named for the founder of the Center for Contemporary Opera, Robert Marshall) will present arias from a host of operas that CCO curated under the leadership of its recent director, James Schaeffer. A selection from Louis Karchin's opera, Jane Eyre, will be performed by soprano Monica Niemi. Composers Victoria Bond, Daron Hagen, Tobias Picker, Judith Shatin, Scott Wheeler and many more, will be represented as well.

Bridge Records has released the latest compilation of new works by Louis Karchin, September 15, 2023.