Exploring the new and neglected
Curated by Aaron Larget-Caplan
Now Musique is a new music series celebrating the recital format of new and often neglected solo and ensemble music with outstanding international artists.
June 2022 - Grant Award from the City of Boston
Read here: https://alcguitar.com/blog/grant-award-concerts/
All concerts are Free, open to the public, and lasting under an hour. All-ages are welcome to attend with each concert being an introduction and exploration of the music for guitar. The programs are built around Aaron's New Lullaby Project, with many composers present, and will feature Aaron's own compositions as well. Audience members who to wear PG rated pajamas for concerts 1, 3-5, will receive a New Lullaby Project sticker!
CONCERT 1: Night Songs & Dances
CONCERT 2: Frets & Plectrums with Frederick Jodry, harpsichord
CONCERT 3: Lullings
CONCERT 4: Electric Hush
CONCERT 5: Catching Dreams
America – Music by Living American Composers March 2020 - Cancelled
Michael Hall, viola • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
Sunday March 22, 2020 at 7:30pm • Arlington Street Church
The program repeats:
• Marh 19 in Dorchester at Upham's Corner Library • March 21 in New York City at National Opera Center
• March 22 in Boston • March 23 in Providence at The Music Mansion • March 24 in Boston at King's Chapel
Francine Trester: Borrowed Blue
John Anthony Lennon: Infinite Arrow
Darleen Mitchell: Images
Thomas L. Read: Traveller’s Frolic*
Antonio Celso Rebeiro: Melancholy Dressed in Yellow
David Liptak: Freight (Guitar Solo)
Tom Flaherty: Steps and Leaps* (Guitar + Electronics)
Alice Shields: Sri Mata (Viola solo)
David Froom: Shades of Red
Matthew Davidson: Magyar Rondo
Portraits & Light – Music for viola & guitarMichael Hall, viola • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
Works for viola and guitar by Samuel Adler, World Premieres by Francine Trester (USA) and Antonio Celso Ribeiro (Brazil), and solos by Kee Yong Chong (Malaysia), Paul Coletti (UK), Arshia Samsaminia (Iran), and Americans Jim Mobberley, Kevin Siegfried and John Cage.
Michael Hall, viola, lives in Chicago and is an internationally recognized soloist, teacher, and thought leader. He has over 50 compositions written for him, is a board member of the American Viola Society, and Co-Founder, Artistic Director, and Director of Education of the Bandung Philharmonic - the first professional orchestra in Indonesia.
As a soloist, Michael has appeared in Vienna, Jakarta, Reykjavik, Bangkok, Los Angeles, Bali, New York City, Singapore, Boston, Sorrento and Chicago’s Orchestra Hall. Michael has performed live on NPR, WFMT, and Thailand PBS-TV, and his recordings can be found on the Centaur, Delos, Vienna Modern Masters, Acoma, Albany and Parma labels