Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sun, Jul 7 2024 7:00 PM

West Oakland Sound Series
2201 Poplar Street Dresher Ensemble Studio Oakland
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sfSound performs a program covering half a century of composed, semi-composed, and improvised music by Anthony Braxton, Elliott Carter, Brian Ferneyhough, Vinko Globokar, Eva-Maria Hauben, and Salvatore Sciarrino. From craggy complexity to sexy extended instrumental techniques including graphic notation and free jazz, the whole gamut of sfSound’s musical skill and interest is presented here in a single concert!

M U S I C I A N S
Kjell Nordeson, percussion
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Darren Johnston, trumpet
John Ingle, saxophone
Matt Ingalls, clarinet
Diane Grubbe, flute
Kyle Bruckmann, oboe


P R O G R A M

ANTHONY BRAXTON
- Composition No. 142 (+110A, +SBN-A-1 66K) (1988/1984/1971, 10m)
- Composition No. 23E (489M 70 - 2 - - (TH - B) M) (1974, 10m)

ELLIOTT CARTER - Esprit rude/esprit doux II (1994, 4m)

BRIAN FERNEYHOUGH - In Nomine a 3 (2001, 2m)

VINKO GLOBOKAR - Correspondences (1971, 16m)

EVA-MARIA HAUBEN - by a departing light X 4 (2023, 15m)

SALVATORE SCIARRINO - Muro d'orizzonte (1997, 11m)

Cost: $10-$25 sliding scale
Audio samples in which musicians at this event play:
Videos featuring musicians playing at this event
avantNOIR, a suite of compositions for jazz quartet plus guests, is a musical companion to the crime novels of Dashiell Hammett and Paul Auster. All music by Lisa Mezzacappa.
The premiere, at the 2013 Outsound New Music Summit, of Wrack ...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire (made possible by the Chamber Music America New Jazz Works commissioning program).