PRISM Quartet
Rudresh Mahanthappa

FREE CONCERT: PRISM Quartet w/Greg Osby and Rudresh Mahanthappa @ Vernon Park, Philadelphia

September 10, 2017; Vernon Park FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet is joined by jazz saxophone luminaries Greg Osby (Inner Circle and Blue Note recording artist) and Rudresh Mahanthappa (Downbeat’s alto saxophonist of the year) in a free concert of music for six saxophones. The concert draws upon a groundbreaking body of music PRISM has commissioned since 2014 for its Heritage/Evolution project, bridging …

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Breath Beneath

Breath Beneath

September 14, 2017; Drexel University URBN Center Annex, Black Box Theater FIND OUT MORE
September 15, 2017; 3-Legged Dog FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by Chamber Music magazine for “pioneering achievements of the highest order,” the PRISM Quartet partners with Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design in Philadelphia and 3-Legged Dog in New York City to co-present Breath Beneath, a pilot project that explores the intersection of music, interactive technology, and durational visual art. The …

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PRISM Quartet and Andrew Rathbun at Western Michigan University, Free Recital

October 14, 2017; Dalton Center Recital Hall FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by The Los Angeles Times for “remarkable examples of virtuosity,” the PRISM Quartet is presented by Western Michigan University in a concert featuring music by several award-winning Michigan composers: Christopher Biggs (Western Michigan University), Kristin Kuster (University of Michigan), and Alexis Bacon (Michigan State University). The program includes the world premiere of Biggs’ “Surfaces and Essences” and “Forbidden …

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PRISM Quartet with WMU Symphonic Band: William Bolcom’s “Concerto Grosso”

October 15, 2017; Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet joins the Western Michigan University Symphonic Band under Scott Boerma in a performance of  “Concerto Grosso” by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, William Bolcom. Mr. Bolcom writes: “Concerto Grosso, written for the PRISM Quartet (which has included at different times a few of my former students in composition), was written purely as a piece …

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PRISM Quartet and Saxophonist Andrew Bishop Play Ann Arbor

October 16, 2017; First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by The Los Angeles Times for “remarkable examples of virtuosity,” the PRISM Quartet returns to Ann Arbor, where it was founded more than 30 years ago, for a concert featuring music by several award-winning Michigan composers: Kristin Kuster (University of Michigan), Alexis Bacon (Michigan State University), and Christopher Biggs (Western Michigan University). The program …

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Ensemble Music Society of Indianapolis

January 31, 2018; Glick Indiana History Center FIND OUT MORE

Program •Julia Wolfe: Cha (2015) •Schumann: Schumann Bouquet, arr. by Bolcom •Bresnick: Every Thing Must Go (2007) and other works to be announced

PRISM Quartet Plays Interlochen

June 21, 2017; Corson Auditorium @ Interlochen Center for the Arts FIND OUT MORE

PRISM Quartet Recital 6 PM, Free Admission   PROGRAM Sarabande from French Suite No. 1 (1722) by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Arr. Lawrence Dillon Mazurka No. 13 in A Minor, Op. 17 No. 4 (1833) by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Arr. Lawrence Dillon Night Music (2014) by Emma O’Halloran (b. 1985) Red Pine (2014) by Kristin Kuster …

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Joe Lovano

Heritage/ Evolution: PRISM Quartet with Joe Lovano at (le) poisson rouge (NYC)

June 04, 2017; Le Poisson Rouge FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by Chamber Music magazine for “pioneering achievements of the highest order,” the PRISM Quartet and (le) poisson rouge present the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists. This time around, Heritage/Evolution spotlights saxophone luminary Joe Lovano, who will join …

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Joe Lovano

Heritage/ Evolution: PRISM Quartet with Joe Lovano at the Painted Bride (Philadelphia)

June 03, 2017; Painted Bride Art Center FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by Chamber Music magazine for “pioneering achievements of the highest order,” the PRISM Quartet and the Painted Bride Art Center present the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists. This time around, Heritage/Evolution spotlights saxophone luminary Joe Lovano, who will …

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PRISM Quartet Plays Ann Arbor – CANCELLED

April 29, 2017; First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor FIND OUT MORE

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL. Hailed by The Los Angeles Times for “remarkable examples of virtuosity,” the PRISM Quartet returns to Ann Arbor, where it was founded more than 30 years ago, for a concert featuring music by two award-winning Michigan composers: Alexis Bacon (Michigan State University) and …

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Paradigm Lost, CD Release Concert (Philadelphia)

April 02, 2017; Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents a program celebrating the release of Paradigm Lost on its new label, XAS Records, featuring music by Lee Hyla, Chen Yi, Bernard Rands, David Rakowski, Augusta Read Thomas, and John Adams. The record and concert are dedicated to the memory of Lee Hyla (1952-2014), a dearly missed friend whose beautiful saxophone …

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Paradigm Lost, CD Release Concert (NYC)

April 01, 2017; Marc A. Scorca Hall at The National Opera Center FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents a program celebrating the release of Paradigm Lost on its new label, XAS Records, featuring music by Lee Hyla, Chen Yi, Bernard Rands, David Rakowski, Augusta Read Thomas, and John Adams. The record and concert are dedicated to the memory of Lee Hyla (1952-2014), a dearly missed friend whose beautiful saxophone …

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Big Ears

Big Ears Festival (Knoxville, TN): The Crossing and PRISM Quartet

March 24, 2017; TBA FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet joins The Crossing (chamber choir) at the Big Ears Festival in a performance of Gavin Bryars’ The Fifth Century. PRISM will also perform KEEN by Roshanne Etezady, as part of the program.

ADAMS @ 70: NIXON IN CHINA / LA PHIL

March 03, 2017; Walt Disney Concert Hall FIND OUT MORE
March 05, 2017; Walt Disney Concert Hall FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet joins the Los Angeles Philharmonic under John Adams for a concert production of his seminal opera, “Nixon in China.” Los Angeles Philharmonic John Adams, conductor Elkhanah Pulitzer , director Ryan McKinny, Nixon Russell Thomas, Mao Joélle Harvey, Pat Nixon Kathleen Kim, Madame Mao Peter Coleman-Wright, Kissinger Joo Won Kang, Chou En-Lai Lacey …

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Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

January 29, 2017; Siosberg Music Center, Brandeis University FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents a program of world premieres of works written by graduate students from Brandeis University: Victoria Cheah, Todd Kitchen, Emily Koh, Ernest Ling, Jeremy Rapaport-Stein, and Joseph Sowa. The concert concludes with David Rakowski’s Compass, commissioned by a consortium of saxophone quartets led by PRISM in 2010. The program is the culmination a …

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Robert Schumann

The Art of the Transcription (NYC)

January 07, 2017; The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Benzaquen Hall FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by The Los Angeles Times for “remarkable examples of virtuosity,” the PRISM Quartet presents stunning saxophone quartet adaptations of masterworks from the Western canon. The program features three anthologies: the New York premiere of A Schumann Bouquet, Pulitzer Prize-winner William Bolcom’s transcription of piano works from Album for the Young by Robert Schumann, presented as …

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Philadelphia Chamber Music Society: The Music of Robert Capanna

January 06, 2017; Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE

Presented by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Robert Capanna has had a profound influence on the musical life of Greater Philadelphia, both as a composer of poignant concert music and in a leadership role with many important cultural institutions. Bob is a dear friend of the PRISM Quartet, and has been a vital member of …

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Palaces International Music Festival (Russia)

November 19, 2016; The State Hermitage Museum, Heraldic Hall FIND OUT MORE

With support from USArtists International of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the PRISM Quartet makes its Russian debut in a concerto program at the St. Petersburg Palaces International Music Festival. PRISM will perform William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso, and individual member of the Quartet will be featured in solo concerti. …

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St. Petersburg, Conservatory Hall (Russia)

November 15, 2016; Conservatory Hall FIND OUT MORE

KEEN (2004) by Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) July (1995) by Michael Torke (b. 1961) 20th Anniversary Dedications Howler Back (2004) by Zack Browning (b. 1953) Lu (2004) by Tim Ries (b. 1959) Bop (2004) by Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) Fair and Balanced?, Incremental Change (2004) by Frank J. Oteri (B. 1964) speed metal organum blues …

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Yale University: Oneppo Chamber Music Series

October 25, 2016; Morse Recital Hall FIND OUT MORE

Click HERE for more info. (Tickets go on sale September 1st)     PROGRAM KEEN (2004) by Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) Pagine – elaborazioni da concerto per 4 saxofoni (1998)  Salvatore Sciarrino (b. 1947) (adaptations of the following works) Madrigal: Itene miei sospir – Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (1564 – 1619) Fughetta “Dies sind die …

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Western Michigan University

October 23, 2016; Dalton Center Recital Hall FIND OUT MORE

Guest Artist Recital Part of the New Sounds Festival Click HERE for more info PROGRAM KEEN (2004) Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) 20th ANNIVERSARY DEDICATIONS Bop (2004) Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) Inkling (2004) Roshanne Etezady Lu (2004) Tim Ries (b. 1959) Howler Back (2004) Zack Browning (b. 1953) Fair and Balanced?, Incremental Change (2004) Frank J. …

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PRISM Quartet Concert (Ypsilanti, MI)

October 22, 2016; First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by The New York Times as “A bold ensemble that set the standard for contemporary-classical saxophone quartets,” the PRISM Quartet returns to its musical birthplace for an exciting program of contemporary music. Proceeds from the concert will benefit a residency program this year in which PRISM visits schools in Detroit and throughout Southeast Michigan …

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University of Michigan: Concert and Masterclass

October 21, 2016; Britton Recital Hall in the Earl V. Moore Building, University of Michigan FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet is the proud first recipient of the University of Michigan’s Christopher Kendall Award. As part of the festivities, PRISM presents a free concert and masterclass. Program: Saxophone Quartet (2014) by Georg Friedrich Haas (b. 1953) Schumann Bouquet by Robert Schumann (1810-1856), arr. 2015 by William Bolcom (b. 1938) I. Lieber Mai (The …

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Hartt

The Hartt School: Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series

October 06, 2016; Alfred C. Fuller Music Center F Millard Auditorium FIND OUT MORE

Click HERE for more info.   PROGRAM KEEN (2004) by Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) Pagine – elaborazioni da concerto per 4 saxofoni (1998) by Salvatore Sciarrino (b. 1947) (adaptations of the following works) Madrigal: Itene miei sospir – Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (1564 – 1619) Kyrie “Gott Vater in Ewigkeit” – J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Fughetta “Dies sind …

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Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Concert Series

September 27, 2016; Kilbourn Hall FIND OUT MORE

Click HERE for more info.     PROGRAM KEEN (2004) by Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) Pagine – elaborazioni da concerto per 4 saxofoni (1998) by Salvatore Sciarrino (b. 1947) (adaptations of the following works) Madrigal: Itene miei sospir – Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (1564 – 1619) Fughetta “Dies sind die heil’ gen zehn Gebot” – J.S. …

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Temple Univ

Temple University

September 25, 2016; Rock Hall Auditorium FIND OUT MORE

Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance presents the PRISM Quartet in a concert and saxophone masterclass. Both are FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required. Just show up! The closest parking garage is in the Liacouras Garage located at 1710 N. 15th St. Philadelphia, PA 19121. Questions? Contact 215-204-7609 or …

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Interlochen Arts Camp (Michigan)

June 22, 2016; Interochen Center for the Arts, Corson Auditorium FIND OUT MORE

PRISM Quartet Recital 6:00 PM Free Admission Corson Auditorium Interlochen Center for the Arts 4000 S. M-137 Hwy. Interlochen, MI 49643 Above (2013) Matthew Levy Saxophone Quartet (2014) Georg Friedrich Haas (b. 1953) Schumann Bouquet by Robert Schumann (1810-1856), arr. 2015 by William Bolcom (b. 1938) I. Lieber Mai (The beautiful month of May) II. …

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The Crossing

ECM CD Release Concert: The Crossing and PRISM Play “The Fifth Century”

June 16, 2016; Trinity Church Wall Street FIND OUT MORE

PRISM joins Maestro Donald Nally and The Crossing (choir) at Trinity Church Wall Street in NYC for a CD release concert celebrating the world premiere recording of Gavin Bryars’ “The Fifth Century” on ECM. FROM THE CROSSING’s WEBSITE: To celebrate the release of our all-Bryars recording on ECM Records, we reprise The Fifth Century, Gavin’s …

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Color Theory: Composition for Kids

June 15, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Merck Arts Education Center FIND OUT MORE

Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Merck Arts Education Center, School program June 15, 2016 Fourth and fifth graders work with the PRISM Quartet over multiple sessions to transcribe a collection of saxophone sounds into written symbols, and use those symbols to …

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The Crossing

ECM CD Release Concert: The Crossing and PRISM Play “The Fifth Century”

June 15, 2016; St. Mark's Episcopal Church FIND OUT MORE

PRISM joins Maestro Donald Nally and The Crossing (choir) at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia for a CD release concert celebrating the world premiere recording of Gavin Bryars “The Fifth Century” on ECM. FROM THE CROSSING’s WEBSITE: To celebrate the release of our all-Bryars recording on ECM Records, we reprise The Fifth Century, Gavin’s …

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Color Theory Concert: PRISM Quartet and Partch

June 12, 2016; Roulette FIND OUT MORE

Color Theory is inspired by the spirit in which scientists and visual artists have studied color throughout the centuries. In 1671–72, Sir Isaac Newton discovered the origin of color by shining a beam of light through a prism, splitting it into the colors of a rainbow. Visual artists have used color theory to develop a …

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Color Theory Concert: PRISM Quartet and Partch

June 11, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Perelman Theater FIND OUT MORE

Co-Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Color Theory is inspired by the spirit in which scientists and visual artists have studied color throughout the centuries. In 1671–72, Sir Isaac Newton discovered the origin of color by shining a beam of light through a prism, splitting it into the …

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Color Theory: Composers Forum

June 11, 2016; Curtis Institute of Music, Lenfest Hall (room TBD-- ask at front desk) FIND OUT MORE

Co-Presented by the Curtis Institute of Music and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Color Theory Composers Forum (90 minutes) David Ludwig, a highly accomplished composer and the Curtis Institute of Music’s Dean of Artistic Programs, moderates a panel discussion with Color Theory Composers Steven Mackey, Ken Ueno, and Stratis Minakakis. This panel is presented to enrich the …

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Color Theory: Composition for Kids

June 08, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Merck Arts Education Center FIND OUT MORE

Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Merck Arts Education Center, School program June 8, 2016 Fourth and fifth graders work with the PRISM Quartet over multiple sessions to transcribe a collection of saxophone sounds into written symbols, and use those symbols to …

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Color Theory: Instrument Making Workshop and Harry Partch Discussion

June 08, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Merck Arts Education Center FIND OUT MORE

Co-Presented by the Kimmel Center and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Instrument Making Workshop / Harry Partch Discussion  Join us for a free  after-school Instrument Making Workshop in which composer Charles Corey teaches participants to create their own simple musical instruments using provided materials. The workshop begins with a talk about Harry Partch, an iconic American composer who created …

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Color Theory Concert: PRISM Quartet and Sō Percussion

June 07, 2016; Roulette FIND OUT MORE

Color Theory is inspired by the spirit in which scientists and visual artists have studied color throughout the centuries. In 1671–72, Sir Isaac Newton discovered the origin of color by shining a beam of light through a prism, splitting it into the colors of a rainbow. Visual artists have used color theory to develop a …

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Color Theory Concert: PRISM Quartet and Sō Percussion

June 04, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Perelman Theater FIND OUT MORE

Co-Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Color Theory is inspired by the spirit in which scientists and visual artists have studied color throughout the centuries. In 1671–72, Sir Isaac Newton discovered the origin of color by shining a beam of light through a prism, splitting it into the …

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Color Theory: Composition for Kids

June 01, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Merck Arts Education Center FIND OUT MORE

Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and PRISM Quartet, Inc. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Merck Arts Education Center, School program June 1, 2016 Fourth and fifth graders work with the PRISM Quartet over multiple sessions to transcribe a collection of saxophone sounds into written symbols, and use those symbols to …

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Color Theory: Members of Sō Percussion in Family Drumming Workshop

June 01, 2016; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Merck Arts Education Center FIND OUT MORE

Co-Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and PRISM Quartet, Inc. After School Family Drumming Workshop with Sō Percussion Members of Sō Percussion form an after-school participatory workshop, teaching students (and parents) to play percussion instruments. Participants are asked to bring two objects that they can play with drum sticks: anything from a bottle, shoebox …

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PRISM Quartet, Diego Rivera and Andrew Bishop Join Forces for All-Saxophone Concert in Ann Arbor

March 26, 2016; Northside Community Church FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by NewMusicBox as “arguably the preeminent saxophone ensemble of its kind currently active in the United States” and for presiding “over what future music history textbooks might just look back on as a golden era for the sax quartet medium,” the PRISM Quartet presents a concert of intriguing music that bridges the saxophone’s dual …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Crescendo Detroit

March 24, 2016; Crescendo Detroit FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Crescendo Detroit Director: Damien Crutcher Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham Academy, has …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: McBride Middle School

March 23, 2016; McBride Middle School FIND OUT MORE

School Residency McBride Middle School Teacher: Tim Miller Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham Academy, …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Ellington Conservatory of Music & Arts at Beckham Academy

March 22, 2016; Ellington Conservatory of Music & Arts at Beckham Academy FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Ellington Conservatory of Music & Arts at Beckham Academy Teacher: Sean Patton Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Crescendo Detroit

March 21, 2016; Crescendo Detroit FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Crescendo Detroit Director: Damien Crutcher Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham Academy, has …

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World Premieres: PRISM with Special Guest Marilyn Nonken

March 20, 2016; Tenri Cultural Institute FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents a breathtaking program of freshly minted saxophone quartets by Barlow Prize winner Ben Hjertmann; Goddard Lieberson and Guggenhiem Fellow James Primosch; Pew and Guggenhiem Fellow Anna Weesner; Jay Reise, whose work has been supported by the Fromm Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts;Kyle Bartlett, of counter)induction fame; and Jane Lange, …

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University of Pennsylvania: Two Free PRISM Concerts of World Premieres with Guest Appearance by Marilyn Nonken

March 18, 2016; University of Pennsylvania, Rose Recital Hall FIND OUT MORE
March 19, 2016; University of Pennsylvania, Rose Recital Hall FIND OUT MORE

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania and PRISM Quartet, Inc. with major support from The Presser Foundation The University of Pennsylvania is an international center for the study of music composition whose faculty has long been regarded as among the nation’s leading voices in new music. From past faculty members George Crumb, Richard Wernick, and …

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Symphony Orchestra Augusta (Augusta, GA)

March 05, 2016; Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center at Columbia County Library FIND OUT MORE

Symphony Orchestra Augusta Program Pagine – elaborazioni da concerto per 4 saxofoni (1998) Salvatore Sciarrino (b. 1947) Kyrie “Gott Vater in Ewigkeit” J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Fughetta “Dies sind die heil’ gen zehn Gebot” J.S. Bach Who Cares? George Gershwin (1898-1937) Allegrissimo L. 215 (Kirk. 120) Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) KEEN (2004) Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) Improvisations …

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Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival (Walla Walla, WA)

January 17, 2016; Various FIND OUT MORE

January 14-17, 2016 Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival Thursday, January 14, 2016 Noon: Rotary Club Appearance Above (2013) by Matthew Levy (b. 1963) Pagine – elaborazioni da concerto per 4 saxofoni (1998) Salvatore Sciarrino (b. 1947) Allegrissimo L. 215 (Kirk. 120) by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) Columbian Songs I. Pueblito Viejo by Jose Alejandro Morales II. …

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New Works Concert at CMA Conference: “Cha” by Julia Wolfe

January 08, 2016; DiMenna Center FIND OUT MORE

PRISM will perform Julia Wolfe’s “Cha” at Chamber Music America’s National Conference on Friday, January 8th at 8 PM at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music located at 450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018. The New Works Concert is free and open to the public. Click HERE for more info. Also on the …

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Roshanne Etezady

PRISM Quartet Benefit Concert: Music by Michigan Composers (Ypsilanti, MI)

October 23, 2015; First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by The New York Times as “A bold ensemble that set the standard for contemporary-classical saxophone quartets,” the PRISM Quartet returns to its musical birthplace 31 years after it was founded for a concert benefiting the ensemble’s newly launched Southeast Michigan Residency. The concert features music by composers with Michigan roots, including Pulitzer Prize-winners …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Grand River Academy

October 23, 2015; Grand River Academy FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Grand River Academy, Livonia Teacher: Micaela Acomb Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy

October 22, 2015; Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy, Detroit Teacher: Colin Lord Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Entrepreneurship Seminar at University of MI

October 21, 2015; School of Music, Theatre, & Dance, Watkins Hall FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet, in partnership with the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance presents an Entrepreneurship Seminar for the benefit of student and emerging artists, and regional arts ensembles and cultural organizations. Establishing an Artistic Identity in a Crowded Field: This session will focus on the development of a unique artistic identity …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Cass Tech High School

October 21, 2015; Cass Technical High School FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Cass Technical High School, Detroit Teacher: Bryant McGee Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Grand River Academy

October 20, 2015; Grand River Academy FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Grand River Academy Teacher: Micaela Acomb Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham Academy, …

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Southeast Michigan Residency: Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy

October 19, 2015; Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy FIND OUT MORE

School Residency Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy Teacher: Colin Lord Not open to the public The Residency by the PRISM Quartet, organized in partnership with Progression, Inc./Crescendo Detroit, the John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy, Cass Technical High School, Grand River Academy, McBride Middle School, and Ellington Conservatory of Music and Arts at Beckham Academy, …

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University of Missouri-Kansas City, Concerto Performance

October 04, 2015; Helzberg Hall Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts FIND OUT MORE

PRISM Quartet residency at the University of Missouri – Kansas City October 4, 2015 @ 7 PM Conservatory Wind Symphony (Conservatory Artist Series) Join the Conservatory Wind Symphony, directed by Steven D. Davis, as it opens our 2015–16 Conservatory Artist Series in beautiful Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Featuring guest …

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University of Missouri-Kansas City, Master Class

October 03, 2015; White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center FIND OUT MORE

Saxophone/chamber music master class with PRISM Info at http://conservatory.umkc.edu/calendar.cfm#/?i=1

University of Missouri-Kansas City, Musica Nova Concert

October 01, 2015; White Recital Hall at the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center FIND OUT MORE

Musica Nova performs contemporary works, directed by Zhou Long. PRISM appears on UMKC’s Musica Nova series in a performance of David Ludwig’s “Josquin Microludes” as part of the Quartet’s residency. Info at http://conservatory.umkc.edu/calendar.cfm#/?i=1 — FREE Oct 1 7:30pm White Recital Hall James C. Olson Performing Arts Center 4949 Cherry Street Kansas City, MO 64110

Lafayette College, Williams Center for the Arts (Easton, PA)

September 27, 2015; Williams Center for the Arts FIND OUT MORE

“This bold ensemble has set the standard for contemporary-classical saxophone quartets with its rhythmic acuity and elegant sound,” hails The New York Times of the PRISM Quartet. Ever intrepid champions of new music, Timothy McAllister, Taimur Sullivan, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon have commissioned more than 200 works in their quest to explore every surprising …

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Interlochen Arts Camp (Michigan)

June 24, 2015; Interochen Center for the Arts, Corson Auditorium FIND OUT MORE

PRISM Quartet Recital 6:00 PM Free Admission Corson Auditorium Interlochen Center for the Arts 4000 S. M-137 Hwy. Interlochen, MI 49643 Directions: http://www.interlochen.org/getting-here Map of Interlochen Arts Center Campus: http://www.interlochen.org/map Program Night Music (2014) by Emma O’Halloran (b. 1985) Above (2013) by Matthew Levy (b. 1963) DEDICATIONS Bop (2004) by Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) Inkling …

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Heritage/ Evolution: PRISM Quartet with Chris Potter and Ravi Coltrane at Symphony Space

June 10, 2015; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by Chamber Music Magazine for “pioneering achievements of the highest order,” the PRISM Quartet presents the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists. This time around, Heritage/Evolution spotlights PRISM with saxophone luminaries Chris Potter and Ravi Coltrane. The program …

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Heritage/ Evolution: PRISM Quartet with Chris Potter and Ravi Coltrane at the Painted Bride

June 09, 2015; Painted Bride Arts Center FIND OUT MORE

Hailed by Chamber Music Magazine for “pioneering achievements of the highest order,” the PRISM Quartet presents the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists. This time around, Heritage/Evolution spotlights PRISM with saxophone luminaries Chris Potter and Ravi Coltrane. The program …

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Wall to Wall World Premieres: Symphony Space

May 23, 2015; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

PRISM presents an electrifying program of world premieres of new saxophone quartets by Bang on a Can composer and 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe; Grammy Award-winner Michael Daugherty; the Curtis Institute’s David Hertzberg; Princeton University’s Emma O’Halloran, Viet Cuong and Jonathan Russell; counter)induction’s Kyle Bartlett; Solon Snider and Mark Macaluso, winners of the PRISM/Walden School …

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Wall to Wall World Premieres: Curtis Institute of Music

May 22, 2015; Gould Rehearsal Hall in Lenfest Hall FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet, in partnership with the Curtis Institute of Music, presents an electrifying program of world premieres of new saxophone quartets by 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winner and Bang on a Can composer Julia Wolfe; Grammy Award-winner Michael Daugherty; the Curtis Institute’s David Hertzberg; Princeton University’s Emma O’Halloran, Viet Cuong and Jonathan Russell; counter)induction’s Kyle Bartlett; …

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The Springfield Symphony Concert Series: William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso (Springfield, OH)

May 16, 2015; Clark State Performing Arts Center FIND OUT MORE

As part of their Masterworks IV concert program, The Springfield Symphony will feature the PRISM Quartet in William Bolcom’s tuneful Concerto Grosso on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8pm. The full program includes: Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri Overture Bolcom: Concerto Grosso Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 Click here for more information.

PRISM Quartet and Uri Caine at Symphony Space

April 17, 2015; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Uri Caine, “A musical polymath with abundant improvising skills” (NPR), and the PRISM Quartet join forces for a concert of adventurous new music. PRISM and Caine will premiere Caine’s “The Book of Days,” a work that fuses modern jazz and new classical styles. The program also features music by Dutch avant-pop …

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LiveConnections presents PRISM Quartet and Uri Caine

April 16, 2015; World Café Live FIND OUT MORE

World Café Live 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 ………. LiveConnections brings you unique collaborations and fresh sounds from some of the best artists today, in the intimate atmosphere of World Cafe Live. LiveConnections is pairing Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Uri Caine, “a musical polymath with abundant improvising skills” (NPR), with the acclaimed PRISM Quartet …

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Jamestown Concert Association (NY State)

March 20, 2015; Luke’s Episcopal Church FIND OUT MORE

Friday, March 20, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 410 N Main St, Jamestown, NY 14701 In 1984, The PRISM Quartet decided to stop playing traditional French music and embarked on a new journey for the then limited instrument. Fast forward to the now two-time winners of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for …

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Delaware County Community College New Music Concert Series (Media, PA)

November 23, 2014; Large Auditorium, Delaware County Community College FIND OUT MORE

Now in their 6th season, the Arts community at Delaware County Community College is proud to present The PRISM Quartet in concert on Sunday, November 23, 2014 in the Large Auditorium The program is co-presented by PRISM Quartet, Inc. PROGRAM Josquin Microludes by David Ludwig KEEN (2004)  by Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973) Her August Touch …

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Coastal Concerts in Lewes, Delaware

November 22, 2014; Bethel United Methodist Church Hall FIND OUT MORE

In a concert considered long overdue, The PRISM Quartet will perform the following program on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm as part of the Coastal Concert Series. Pagine – elaborazioni da concerto per 4 saxofoni (1998)                   S. Sciarrino (b. 1947) Kyrie “Gott Vater in Ewigkeit”     …

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Princeton Sound Kitchen

October 10, 2014; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University FIND OUT MORE

Featured as part of the Department of Music at Princeton University Concert Season 2014-2015, The PRISM Quartet will perform new works by Princeton composers Viet Cuong, Alex Dowling, Noah Kaplan, Emma O’Halloran, Chris Rogerson, and Gabriella Smith in Taplin Auditorium. The program also include Steve Mackey’s seminal work, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, commissioned by PRISM in …

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Donald Sinta Tribute Concert (Ann Arbor, MI)

September 07, 2014; University of Michigan Museum of Art FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet performs on a concert honoring Professor Donald Sinta, a seminal American saxophonist and pedagogue who retired from the University of Michigan after nearly 40 years of teaching. PRISM soprano saxophonist Timothy McAllister succeeds Prof. Sinta in 2014. PRISM performs Above by Matthew Levy; Steamboat by Michael Daugherty; and Name Day by Tim …

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PRISM with The Crossing Choir, Month of Moderns III

July 12, 2014; Crane Art's Icebox FIND OUT MORE

PRISM joins The Crossing Choir to perform the world premiere of Gavin Bryars’ The Fifth Century, commissioned by The Crossing for their annual Month of Moderns Festival. Known for evocative texts in sparse, pensive settings, Bryars’ music has been praised for its “integrity and lucidity.” (The Guardian). The Fifth Century is a series of reflections on eternity set to …

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PRISM Quartet at Interlochen Arts Camp

Serving as guest faculty at the  Interlochen Arts Camp 87th Season, the PRISM Quartet is proud to be involved as guest faculty members for the summer program at the Interlochen Saxophone Institute. Directed by Dr. Timothy McAllister, the Interlochen Saxophone Institute provides an opportunity for advanced high school saxophonists to spend a week of intensive study …

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Heritage/Evolution 3: PRISM Quartet w/ Dave Liebman & Greg Osby at Symphony Space

June 12, 2014; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three-concert series featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón. Heritage/Evolution 3 features the PRISM Quartet with Dave Liebman and Greg Osby in world premiere performances of new …

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Heritage/Evolution 3: PRISM Quartet with Dave Liebman & Greg Osby at World Cafe Live

June 11, 2014; World Café Live FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three-concert series featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón. Heritage/Evolution 3 features the PRISM Quartet with Dave Liebman and Greg Osby in world premiere performances of new …

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Master Class and Panel Discussion with Liebman and Osby at the University of the Arts: Heritage/Evolution 3

June 10, 2014; Caplan Center for the Performing Arts, Terra Hall @ The University of the Arts 211 South Broad Street, 16th & 17th Floors, Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet and The University of the Arts present a series of three back-to-back master classes and panel discussions. Saxophonists/composers Rudresh Mahanthappa, Steve Lehman, Tim Ries, Miguel Zenón, David Liebman, and Greg Osby will work in pairs with student jazz ensembles. Master classes will be followed by panel discussions, moderated by jazz critic and …

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Free Community Concert

May 19, 2014; Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE

        Program   PAGINE—ELABORAZIONI DA CONCERTO PER 4 SAXOFONI (1998)  by Salvatore Sciarrino (b. 1947) (selected movements) 20TH ANNIVERSARY DEDICATIONS (2004) “Inkling” by Roshanne Etezady (b. 1963) “Lu” by Tim Ries (b. 1959) “Bop” by Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) “Fair and Balanced?, Incremental Change” by  Frank J. Oteri (B. 1964) “Song without Words” by Matthew Levy (b. 1963) “speed metal organum blues” by Gregory Wanamaker …

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Heritage/Evolution 2: PRISM Quartet with Tim Ries & Miguel Zenón at Symphony Space

May 09, 2014; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three-concert series featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón. Heritage/Evolution 2 features PRISM with Tim Ries and Miguel Zenón in world premiere performances of new works by …

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Miguel Zenon

Heritage/Evolution 2: PRISM Quartet with Tim Ries & Miguel Zenón at World Cafe Live

May 08, 2014; World Café Live FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three-concert series featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón. Heritage/Evolution 2 features the PRISM Quartet with Tim Ries and Miguel Zenón in world premiere performances of new …

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Master Class and Panel Discussion with Ries and Zenón at The University of the Arts: Heritage/Evolution 2

May 07, 2014; Caplan Center for the Performing Arts, Terra Hall @ The University of the Arts 211 South Broad Street, 16th & 17th Floors, Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet and The University of the Arts present a series of three back-to-back master classes and panel discussions. Saxophonists/composers Rudresh Mahanthappa, Steve Lehman, Tim Ries, Miguel Zenón, David Liebman, and Greg Osby will work in pairs with student jazz ensembles. Master classes will be followed by panel discussions, moderated by John Schaefer (host of WNYC’s …

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PRISM with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

April 27, 2014; Salvatore Capezio Theater FIND OUT MORE

PRISM joins the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary celebration to perform the world premiere of Chen Yi’s Not Alone, with choreography by Nai-Ni Chen. Guest Artists: Joan La Barbara The Ahn Trio Glen Velez The Prism Quartet Music by: Joan La Barbara Kenji Bunch Glen Velez Chen Yi Dancers: Greta Campo, Justin Dominic, Jenna …

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PRISM with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

April 26, 2014; Salvatore Capezio Theater FIND OUT MORE

PRISM joins the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary celebration to perform the world premiere of Chen Yi’s Not Alone, with choreography by Nai-Ni Chen. Guest Artists: Joan La Barbara The Ahn Trio Glen Velez The Prism Quartet Music by: Joan La Barbara Kenji Bunch Glen Velez Chen Yi Dancers: Greta Campo, Justin Dominic, Jenna …

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Heritage/Evolution 1: PRISM Quartet with Steve Lehman & Rudresh Mahanthappa at Symphony Space

April 12, 2014; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three-concert series featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón. Heritage/Evolution 1 features The PRISM Quartet with Steve Lehman and Rudresh Mahanthappa in world premiere performances of new …

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Heritage/Evolution 1: PRISM Quartet with Steve Lehman & Rudresh Mahanthappa at World Cafe Live

April 11, 2014; World Café Live FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three-concert series featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón. Heritage/Evolution 1 features The PRISM Quartet with Steve Lehman and Rudresh Mahanthappa in world premiere performances of new …

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Master Class and Panel Discussion with Mahanthappa and Lehman at The University of the Arts: Heritage/Evolution 1

April 10, 2014; Caplan Center for the Performing Arts, Terra Hall @ The University of the Arts 211 South Broad Street, 16th & 17th Floors, Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet and The University of the Arts present a series of three back-to-back master classes and panel discussions. Saxophonists/composers Rudresh Mahanthappa, Steve Lehman, Tim Ries, Miguel Zenón, David Liebman, and Greg Osby will work in pairs with student jazz ensembles. Master classes will be followed by panel discussions, moderated by John Schaefer (host of …

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Free Workshops at The Curtis Institute of Music: Heritage/Evolution

April 03, 2014; Field Concert Hall @ Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet and the Curtis Institute of Music, in partnership with the American Composers Forum, Philadelphia Chapter present back-to-back professional development seminars. Speakers: Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, & Matthew Levy 11 am – noon: Record Production Techniques: From Concept to CD This session will cover everything from developing thematic recording concepts to production and …

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North American Saxophone Alliance, Biennial Conference

March 22, 2014; University of Illinois FIND OUT MORE

Program Lyric (2011) Matthew Levy Josquin Microludes (2012) David Ludwig (1974) I. Milles regretz de vous abandonner… II. et d’eslonger vostre fache amoureuse… III. jay si grand dueil et paine doloureuse… IV. quon me verra brief mes jours definer… V. …brief mes jours definer…

PRISM Quartet with Pianist George Emmanuel Lazaridis

October 15, 2013; Zankel Hall FIND OUT MORE

Showcasing the music of one of Greece’s contemporary composers, the Onassis Cultural Center NY presents a concert of works by Giorgos Koumendakis, whose eclectic works range from chamber pieces to the music for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. The program, performed by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet and pianist George Emmanuel Lazaridis, features Koumendakis’s Typewriter …

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May Festival, Tianjin Conservatory of Music

May 26, 2013; Tianjin Conservatory Recital Hall FIND OUT MORE

May Festival Tianjin Conservatory of Music PROGRAM 20th Anniversary Dedications (2004) Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973): Inkling Zack Browning (b. 1953): Howler Back Tim Ries (b. 1959): Lu Frank J. Oteri (b. 1964): Incremental Change Donnacha Dennehy (b. 1970): Mild, Medium-Lasting, Artificial Happiness Ken Ueno (b. 1970): July 23 Chen Yi (b. 1953): Happy Birthday to …

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May Festival, Nankai University

Tianjin Conservatory of Music’s May Festival Performance at Nankai University Program Her August Touch by Matthew Levy Fascinating Rhythm by George Gershwin God Bless the Child by Billy Holiday Elegy to Eric Dolphy by Paquito D’Rivera

Beijing Modern Music Festival

May 22, 2013; Central Conservatory of Music FIND OUT MORE

Beijing Modern Music Festival Central Conservatory of Music PROGRAM 20th Anniversary Dedications (2004) Roshanne Etezady (b. 1973): Inkling Zack Browning (b. 1953): Howler Back Tim Ries (b. 1959): Lu Frank J. Oteri (b. 1964): Incremental Change Donnacha Dennehy (b. 1970): Mild, Medium-Lasting, Artificial Happiness Ken Ueno (b. 1970): July 23 Chen Yi (b. 1953): Happy …

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Ice Cream Time – Nick Didkovsky Composer Portrait

May 17, 2013; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Art After 5 Series FIND OUT MORE
May 19, 2013; Roulette FIND OUT MORE

PROGRAM The PRISM Quartet, composer/guitarist Nick Didkovsky, and sonic alchemist Thomas Dimuzio perform Ice Cream Time, an evening-length work by Didkovsky that uses electric guitar, an onslaught of saxophones, and real-time computer processing to explore the boundaries between human- and software-generated music. Didkovsky is best known for his work with Doctor Nerve, Fred Frith Guitar …

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Cage: Beyond Silence – John Cage Composer Portrait

January 19, 2013; Tenri Cultural Institute FIND OUT MORE
January 20, 2013; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Van Pelt Auditorium FIND OUT MORE

Cage: Beyond Silence John Cage Composer Portrait Curated by Dustin Hurt, Director of Bowerbird. The Philadelphia performance is part of the festival Cage: Beyond Silence, presented by Bowerbird in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum PROGRAM Freeman Etudes #4, #8, and #16 for solo violin (1977-80) Sonata for Two Voices (1933) Music for Nine (1984-87) Four5 …

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Chanting the Light – Terry Riley Composer Portrait

December 15, 2012; Tenri Cultural Institute FIND OUT MORE
December 16, 2012; Philadelphia Art Alliance FIND OUT MORE

PROGRAM Chanting the Light of Foresight (1987) Tread on the Trail (1964) Mandala Miniatures (select movements,1999)The PRISM Quartet presents a program of music for saxophones by Terry Riley, who launched the Minimalist movement with his revolutionary 1964 composition IN C. Deeply influenced by jazz and Indian classical music, Riley’s own music has in turn influenced artists …

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Multiple Minimal

May 31, 2012; Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia FIND OUT MORE
June 02, 2012; First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE

Born in the early 1960s in the underground scene in San Francisco and New York, minimalism and its offshoots (post-minimalism, totalism) have become wildly popular forms of new classical music. The PRISM Quartet performs music by two of its originators and long-time champions, Terry Riley and Philip Glass, along with composers deeply influenced by their …

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The Curtis Project

May 09, 2012; Curtis Institute of Music, Field Concert Hall FIND OUT MORE
May 10, 2012; Christ & St. Stephen's Church FIND OUT MORE

PRISM makes history as the first saxophone quartet to conduct a residency at the Curtis Institute of Music, renowned as one of the world’s finest conservatories. The residency culminates in PRISM concerts in Philadelphia and New York City featuring compositions by two Curtis faculty members: “Short Stories” by Pulitzer Prize-winner Jennifer Higdon and the world …

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PRISM Quartet and Music From China

February 04, 2012; First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE

World Premieres Music for Saxophones, Traditional Chinese Instruments, and Percussion by Bright Sheng, Fang Man, Huang Ruo, and Lei Liang The PRISM Quartet and the ensemble Music From China reunite after their groundbreaking 2009-10 tour and CD release (Antiphony, innova records), hailed by Chamber Music magazine for “shattering expectations” and “pioneering achievements of the highest …

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PRISM Quartet and Music from China

February 02, 2012; Chatham Square Library FIND OUT MORE
February 03, 2012; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall FIND OUT MORE

World Premieres Music for Saxophones, Traditional Chinese Instruments, and Percussion by Bright Sheng, Fang Man, Huang Ruo, and Lei Liang The PRISM Quartet and the ensemble Music From China reunite after their groundbreaking 2009-10 tour and CD release (Antiphony, innova records), hailed by Chamber Music magazine for “shattering expectations” and “pioneering achievements of the highest …

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World Premieres of Works by Bielawa, Goldstein, Haxo, Levy, Rakowski

June 03, 2011; Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia FIND OUT MORE
June 04, 2011; First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet unveils freshly minted works by David Rakowski, Lisa Bielawa, Perry Goldstein, Matthew Levy, and Cara Haxo, the winner of the PRISM/Walden School Young Composer Commissioning Award. Program: Double Duet – Lisa Bielawa Filaments of Yesterday – Perry Goldstein The Giving Tree – Cara Haxo Lyric – Matthew Levy Compass – David Rakowski

CD Release Concert, “DEDICATION”

May 28, 2011; World Cafe Live (upstairs) FIND OUT MORE
May 31, 2011; The Stone FIND OUT MORE

PRISM performs a program of stunning music from their new innova CD, DEDICATION, featuring 23 short works composed in 2004 in celebration of the Quartet’s 20th anniversary. Music by Tim Berne, William Bolcom, Zack Browning, Robert Capanna, Donnacha Dennehy, Dennis DeSantis, Nick Didkovsky, Jason Eckardt, Roshanne Etezady, Reneé Favand-See, Perry Goldstein, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, …

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Xenakis and Beyond – New music from three generations of Greek composers

March 19, 2011; First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia FIND OUT MORE
March 20, 2011; Tenri Cultural Institute FIND OUT MORE

PRISM celebrates Iannis Xenakis and his influence over three generations of Greek composers, with stunning works by Stratis Minakakis, Georgia Spiropoulos, Michael Adamis, Giorgos Koumendakis, and Xenakis himself. PROGRAM Iannis Xenakis (1922–2001) – Xas (1987) Stratis Minakakis (b. 1979) – Alismono ke Cherome (Based on a traditional song from Epirus, Greece) (2011) WORLD PREMIERE Stratis …

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DAVE, The Premiere

June 04, 2010; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
June 05, 2010; Settlement Music School, Mary Louise Curtis Branch FIND OUT MORE

PRISM presents new music by guys named Dave, including world premieres by David Biedenbender, David Laganella, David Little, David Ludwig, and the New York/Philadelphia premiere of “Revolutionary Etudes” by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang. The concert also features the world premiere of a freshly minted work by “Davey” Rainero-de Haan, winner of the 2010 PRISM/Walden …

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25th Anniversary CD Release Concert

January 31, 2010; Le Poisson Rouge FIND OUT MORE

Since 2008, the PRISM Quartet has released no fewer than five recordings, encompassing an astonishing range of musical styles, from Middle Eastern laments to progressive rock to Highland bagpipes to Chinese folk music. To celebrate the group’s 25th anniversary, PRISM performs a CD release concert featuring music from each of the five albums, including compositions …

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25th Anniversary CD Release Concert

January 29, 2010; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Art After 5 Series FIND OUT MORE

25th Anniversary CD Release Concert Art After Five Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130 http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/

PRISM with Boston Modern Orchestra Project

January 22, 2010; Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory FIND OUT MORE

Friday, January 22, 2010, 8pm PRISM with Boston Modern Orchestra Project Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory PRISM and BMOP (Gil Rose, conductor) team up for a performance of Wayne Peterson’s “And The Winds Shall Blow” for Saxophone Quartet, Winds, and Percussion. tickets and information

Saxophones and Voices

May 16, 2009; Church of the Holy Trinity FIND OUT MORE
May 17, 2009; Settlement Music School, Mary Louise Curtis Branch FIND OUT MORE

Cantori New York joins forces with PRISM in a riveting evening of international music for chorus and saxophone quartet, including world premieres by Efstratios Minakakis (Greece) and Kristin Kuster (U.S.), as well as works by Hugi Guðmundsson (Iceland), Giya Kancheli (Georgia), and Bernd Franke (Germany).

Recital and Masterclass

March 29, 2009; Central Michigan University FIND OUT MORE

March 29, 2009 Central Michigan University Recital and masterclass Mt. Pleasant, MI

A New World of Sound

February 27, 2009; Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE
February 28, 2008; Merkin Concert Hall FIND OUT MORE

PRISM Quartet/Music From China Settlement Music School 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA $20 general; $15 students/seniors, at door Information: 215-438-5282 United by their passion for fresh soundscapes, PRISM and Music From China come together for a program of new works for saxophone quartet and traditional Chinese instruments with world premieres by Chen Yi, Zhou Long, …

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Franklin & Marshall College

January 24, 2009 Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, Pennsylvania

University of North Carolina School of the Arts Residency and Recital

January 16, 2009; University of North Carolina School of the Arts FIND OUT MORE

January 16-18, 2009 University of North Carolina School of the Arts Residency and recital (Recital on 1/17/09) Winston-Salem, NC More information, email Taimur Sullivan

Memo to Self

November 22, 2008; Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia FIND OUT MORE

PRISM offers an eclectic program of music new and old, including the world premiere of “Memo 6b” by the Pulitzer Prize-winner Bernard Rands, the Philadelphia premiere of “Squeeze” by Augusta Read Thomas, and works by Kati Agocs and Zack Browning.

The Artistry of PRISM

November 21, 2008; Philadelphia Museum of Art FIND OUT MORE

Presented by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway $16.50; $8 students | Box Office: 215- 569-8080 www.philadelphiachambermusic.org PRISM offers an eclectic program of music new and old, including the world premiere of “Memo 6b” by the Pulitzer Prize-winner Bernard Rands, the Philadelphia premiere of “Squeeze” by Augusta Read Thomas, …

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Low Blow: Music for Four Baritone Saxophones

April 25, 2008; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
April 26, 2008; ICE BOX Project Space FIND OUT MORE

The PRISM Quartet sheds their standard instrumentation in a ground-shaking evening of music for four baritone saxophones. Sign up now to hear daring works by Martin Bresnick, Michael Gordon, Olga Neuwirth, and world premieres by Roshanne Etezady and PRISM’s own Matthew Levy. They’re like regular saxophones, just bigger!

The Red Saxophone

February 15, 2008; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
February 16, 2008; PNC Bank/Presser Recital Hall Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE

PRISM will transport you to Russia with a rare program featuring Alexander Glazunov’s dazzling Saxophone Quartet, Op. 109 and recent works by Elena Firsova, Dmitri Smirnov, and Edison Denisov, electrifying composers from the Moscow Conservatory.

World Premieres

September 30, 2007; PNC Bank/Presser Recital Hall, Settlement School FIND OUT MORE

Sunday, September 30, 2007, 8pm World Premieres see description from 9/27 PNC Bank/Presser Recital Hall Settlement Music School 416 Queen Street (map) Philadelphia, PA

Martin Bresnick

World Premieres

September 27, 2007; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
September 29, 2007; Single Reed Summit FIND OUT MORE

At the vanguard of modern music for over 20 year, PRISM unveils a crop of brand new sax quartets by Guggenheim fellow Martin Bresnick, Rome Prize winner Rand Steiger, and Villa Medicis Hors-les-Murs awardee Georgia Spiropoulos. The program also features the world premiere of a new work by Victoria Cheah, winner of PRISM’s Walden School …

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PITCH BLACK: Music of Jacob ter Veldhuis

May 02, 2007; Whitney Museum of Art FIND OUT MORE
May 05, 2007; Montgomery County Community College Science Center Theater FIND OUT MORE

PRISM and the amazing Miro Dance Theatre perform the world premiere of Pitch Black, an evening-length multimedia production combining video installation by Tobin Rothlein and choreography by Amanda Miller. Pitch Black is set to music for saxophones and ghetto blaster by Dutch composer Jacob ter Veldhuis, featuring samples ranging from jazz singer Billie Holiday to …

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PRISM with Cantori New York

March 10, 2007; Church of the Holy Trinity FIND OUT MORE
March 11, 2007; Trinity Center for Urban Life FIND OUT MORE

Cantori New York joins forces with PRISM in a riveting evening of international music for chorus and saxophone quartet. Cantori’s artistic director Mark Shapiro conducts North American premieres of works by Hugi Guðmundsson (Iceland), Giya Kancheli (Georgia), and Erkki-Sven Tüür (Estonia). The program also features folk songs from Col0mbia, music by Astor Piazzolla, the Argentinian …

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James Primosch Portrait

February 04, 2007; Rose Recital Hall University of Pennsylvania FIND OUT MORE

February 4, 2007 James Primosch Portrait Rose Recital Hall University of Pennsylvania 34th and Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA

World Premieres

December 01, 2006; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
December 02, 2006; PNC Bank/Presser Recital Hall Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE

PRISM unveils new saxophone quartets by Renee Favand, Ross Feller, Michael Rosen, and Nick De Maison, and New York Premieres by Shawn Crouch and Loretta Notareschi.

Tribute to Steve Reich

October 15, 2006; Whitney Museum of Art FIND OUT MORE

October 15, 2006 Whitney Museum of Art Tribute to Steve Reich 945 Madison Avenue New York, NY more information

Performing Arts Exchange 2006

September 29, 2006 Performing Arts Exchange 2006 Baltimore, MD

World Premieres

May 19, 2006; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

PRISM unveils an astounding line-up of new works for saxophone quartet, featuring world premieres by Renee Favand, Paola Prestini, and Quartet member Matt Levy, and New York/Philadelphia premieres of works by Carrie Mallonee and Samuel Pluta. The program also highlights premieres of winners of the Quartet’s Young Composer Commissioning Awards: Philadelphia’s Efstratios Minakakis (University of …

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Salvatore Sciarrino: Pagine & Canzoniere da Scarlatti

March 17, 2006; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

Salvatore Sciarrino: Pagine & Canzoniere da Scarlatti The artistry of the renowned Italian composer Salvatore Sciarrino and the “gentle, reedy beauty” (New York Times) of the PRISM Quartet meet in this exploration of elaborazioni of classical and jazz icons. Sciarrino, following in the tradition of contemporary Italian composers who were also scholarly devotees of western …

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PITCH BLACK: The Music of Jacob ter Veldhuis

November 18, 2005; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE

PITCH BLACK: The Music of Jacob ter Veldhuis Jacob ter Veldhuis has emerged as one of the Netherlands’ most engaging and provocative contemporary composers. Strongly influenced by rock, his musical language employs expressive, stylistic collisions that eviscerate distinctions between high and popular idioms. His compositions for saxophones and boom box incorporate samples ranging from Chet …

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STEVEN MACKEY: ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MINERAL

October 21, 2005; Tennessee Performing Arts Center FIND OUT MORE
February 09, 2006; Carnegie Hall FIND OUT MORE

October 21 & 22, 2005 PRISM appears with the Nashville Symphony in the World Premiere of Steven Mackey’s saxophone quartet concerto Animal, Vegetable, Mineral Byung-Hyun Rhee, conductor Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville, TN more information   February 9, 2006 Carnegie Hall Making Music Series: Music of Steven Mackey more information

World Premieres

May 20, 2005; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
May 22, 2005; Philadelphia Series at Trinity Center for Urban Life FIND OUT MORE

PRISM unleashes nine world premieres, featuring freshly-minted sax quartets by Lee Hyla, Frank J. Oteri, Nick Didkovsky, Matthew Levy, and Stephen Wilcox, PLUS four exciting new works by PRISM’s annual composer award winners: Emiliano Pardo-Tristán (Temple University, Philadelphia), Kati Ilona Agocs (Juilliard School of Music, New York), Jeff Myers (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), and …

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Touring Program

April 22, 2005 Concerts at Cedar Lane Bethesda, MD

Muscle Shoals Concerts

April 19, 2005 Muscle Shoals Concerts Florence, AL

Touring Program

March 31, 2005 Washington & Jeffeson College Washington, PA

Touring Program

March 30, 2005 West Liberty State College West Liberty, WV

Touring Program

March 17, 2005 Jackson Concert Series Jackson, IA

Touring Program

March 14, 2005, 7:30pm Cornell College King Chapel Mt. Vernon, IA

Le Saxophone Spectral

February 25, 2005; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
February 26, 2005; Philadelphia Series at Trinity Center for Urban Life FIND OUT MORE

PRISM presents the saxophone as viewed through the spectral lens of French composers from the last two decades. The music of Gerard Grisey, Philippe Leroux, Hugues Dufourt, Philippe Hurel, and Fabien Levy – at once visceral, ethereal, and complex – uses as its inspiration the natural acoustical properties of sound waves to inform its rich …

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20th Anniversary Concert

November 19, 2004; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
November 21, 2004; Philadelphia Series at Trinity Center for Urban Life FIND OUT MORE

Celebrating two decades as saxophone pioneers, PRISM premieres Animal, Vegetable, Mineral by maverick American composer Steven Mackey. Plus, premieres of twenty-three short dedications offered by composers worldwide, including Tim Berne, William Bolcom, Zack Browning, Robert Capanna, Donnacha Dennehy, Nick Didkovsky, Jason Eckardt, Renee Favand, Perry Goldstein, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, Alvin Lucier, Minimum Security Composers …

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November 12, 2004, 7:00pm Lyric Theater Harrison, AR

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November 11, 2004, 7:30pm McKendree College Bothwell Chapel Lebanon, IL

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November 9, 2004, 7:30pm Millikin University Westminster Presbyterian Church Decatur, IL

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November 6, 2004, 8pm Kerrytown Concert House Ann Arbor, MI Music by Albright, Bolcom, Mackey, Mead Tickets: $25 / $15 / $10

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November 4, 2004 Grand Valley State University Cook-DeWitt Center Allendale, MI

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November 2, 2004, 7:00pm University of Wisconsin – Marathon County UWMC Theatre Wausau, WI

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October 29, 2004, 7:30pm Southeast Oklahoma State University Fine Arts Recital Hall Durant, OK

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October 8, 2004, 8pm Albright College Wachovia Theatre Reading, PA

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September 21, 2004, 7:30pm Nyack College Nyack, NY

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September 9, 2004, 7:30pm Elon University McCrary Theatre Elon, NC

World Premieres

June 11, 2004; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
June 13, 2004; Philadelphia Series at Trinity Center for Urban Life FIND OUT MORE

WORLD PREMIERES New York & Philadelphia Recital Series PRISM presents world premieres of works by Andrew Mead, Roshanne Etezady, Matthew Levy, Eliza Brown, Joshua Penman, Kristin P. Kuster, and Vincent Raikhel. New music not to be missed!

PRISM with TALUJON

April 27, 2004; Symphony Space FIND OUT MORE
April 25, 2004; Painted Bride FIND OUT MORE

Symphony Space New York Recital Series PRISM with TALUJON Tuesday, April 27, 2004, 8:00 pm A high-impact concert of works for saxophone quartet and percussion ensemble by Louis Andriessen, John Cage, Donnacha Dennehy, Michael Kowalski, and Keith Moore.

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Merkin Concert Hall April 24, 2004 at 8:00pm 129 West 67th Street New York, New York Music by Jerome Goodman and Eugene McBride

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East Carolina University March 26, 2004 at 8:00 pm A. J. Fletcher Recital Hall Greenville, North Carolina

Ashland Community College: Artists in Concert, Inc.

Artists in Concert, Inc. November 16, 2003 at 3:00 pm Ashland Community College Concert Theatre Ashland, Kentucky

Albany Concert Association

Albany Concert Association November 14, 2003 at 8:00 pm Albany Municipal Auditorium Albany, Georgia

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Winston-Salem State University November 13, 2003 at 7:30 pm Kenneth R. Williams Auditorium Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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North Carolina Central University November 12, 2003 at 7pm Duke Auditorium Durham, North Carolina

Augusta Symphony Orchestra

November 08, 2003; Augusta State University Performing Arts Theatre FIND OUT MORE

Augusta Symphony Orchestra November 8, 2003 at 8pm November 9, 2003 at 3pm Augusta State University Performing Arts Theatre Augusta, Georgia William Bolcom Concerto Grosso

British Invasion

November 02, 2003; Settlement Music School FIND OUT MORE

Sunday, November 2, 2003 3:00pm British Invasion Settlement Music School 416 Queen Street PRISM explores the exhilarating and intruiging sounds from the other side of the Atlantic, with US Premieres by Michael Finnissy, Joe Cutler, Gabriel Erkoreka, and Graham Fitkin, plus works by Gavin Bryars and Mark Anthony-Turnage. Selected Movements of Great Masters – Michael …

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Pensacola Junior College October 4, 2003 at 7:30 pm Ashmore Auditorium Pensacola, Florida

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Southern Adventist University September 21, 2003 at 7:30 pm Ackerman Auditorium Collegedale, Tennessee

World Premieres

World Premieres Philadelphia Recital Series May 15, 2003, 7:30pm Trinity Center for Urban Life 22nd & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia premieres by James Primosch, Anthony Cornicello, Brian Fennelly, Juliana Trivers (winner, New York Student Commissioning Award), Richard Belcastro (winner, Philadelphia Student Commissioning Award), Renee Favand, Peter Krag World Premieres New York Recital Series May 18, 2003, …

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Open Ears Series

Open Ears Series April 9, 2003 Suffolk Community College Suffolk, NY

Music for Saxophones by William Albright

Works of William Albright

Works of William Albright New York Recital Series March 13, 2003, 8pm Christ & St. Stephen’s 120 W. 69th Street, New York City featuring music from the upcoming CD,with Marilyn Nonken (piano), Michael Lowenstern (bass clarinet) Works of William Albright Philadelphia Recital Series March 16, 2003, 3pm Settlement Music School Mary Louise Curtis Branch 416 …

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PRISM with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

PRISM with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra February 28, 2003 PRISM performs William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso Jacksonville, FL

Standard Time

Standard Time Philadelphia Recital Series Saturday, February 22, 2003, 8pm Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine Street, 215-925-9914 PRISM is joined by the acclaimed jazz saxophonist Rick Margitza along with Ben Monder (guitar) and Anthony Pinciotti (drums) in a world premiere by Matt Levy, and other works by Thelonious Monk, David Liebman, Paquito D’Rivera, and …

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Works of Terry Riley

Works of Terry Riley New York Recital Series November 9, 2002, 8pm Meisner Theater 164 11th Avenue, New York City featuring Riley’s epic Chanting the Light of Foresight Works of Terry Riley Philadelphia Recital Series November 21, 2002, 8pm Trinity Center for Urban Life 22nd & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia featuring Riley’s epic Chanting the Light …

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PRISM with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

PRISM with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra October 4th & 5th, 2002 PRISM performs William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso Columbus, OH

PRISM with the Cleveland Orchestra

PRISM with the Cleveland Orchestra Sunday, July 14, 2002, 6pm Blossom Festival PRISM performs William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso and Gershwin’s An American in Paris

PRISM with the Cape May Festival Orchestra

PRISM with the Cape May Festival Orchestra Sunday, June 9, 2002 PRISM performs William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso

PRISM at Riverbank State Park

PRISM at Riverbank State Park Saturday, May 18, 2002 2pm Riverside Drive @ 145th Street New York City

CROSSOVER

CROSSOVER Concert #2 of PRISM’s 2002 Philadelphia Recital Series Wednesday, May 1, 2002 7:30 PM Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Library-Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia PRISM performs works by Jennifer Higdon, Paquito D’Rivera, Eric Dolphy, William Albright, Matthew Levy, Stella Sung, Pierre Max Dubois, and a world premiere by 17-year old Ethan Borshansky, winner …

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PRISM with the Kalamazoo Concert Band

PRISM with the Kalamazoo Concert Band Saturday, March 2, 2002 PRISM performs William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso and works by William Albright, Stella Sung, Jennifer Higdon, and others.

PRISM with the Bridgeport Symphony

PRISM with the Bridgeport Symphony Saturday, January 26, 2002, 8pm PRISM performs William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso (review)

DOUBLE QUARTETS: PRISM with Ethel

DOUBLE QUARTETS: PRISM with Ethel Octets for saxophone quartet and string quartet by Paul Chihara and Michael Sahl, plus music by Eric Moe. Sunday, January 20, 2002, 3pm Wexler Series Settlement Music School 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA

2001 Recital Series | Concert III

  2001 Recital Series | Concert III Sonic Boom Festival Sunday, November 11, 2001 Knitting Factory 74 Leonard Street, New York City PRISM performs works by Sidney Corbett, Eric Moe, and William Albright   

2001 Recital Series | Concert II

  2001 Recital Series | Concert II 3pm, Sunday, June 10, 2001 Riverbank State Park – Main Stage 145th & Riverside Drive, NYC PRISM presents a free outdoor concert at Riverbank State Park. Music by Jennifer Higdon, Stella Sung, Paquito D’Rivera, Bob Mintzer, Matt Levy, William Albright, and others.  

Touring Program

  March 4, 2001, 3pm (discussion at 2pm) Settlement Music School Queen Street, Philadelphia  

2001 Recital Series | Concert I

  2001 Recital Series | Concert I Works by Philip Glass, Daniel Schnyder, Ann Lathan Kerzner (premiere), Matt Levy (premiere) March 2, 2001, 8pm Christ & St. Stephen’s Church 120 W. 69th Street, New York  

2000 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series III. New Sounds Worldwide

  2000 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series III. New Sounds Worldwide Music by Iannis Xenakis, Frank Ticheli (premiere), Tristan Keuris, Franco Donatoni, Gerard Grisey, Anatol Vieru. New York City: Tuesday, June 20, 8pm Christ & St. Stephens’ Church Philadelphia: Saturday, June 24, 2pm Free Library of Philadelphia, Montgomery Auditorium  

Real Standard Time

2000 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series II. Real Standard Time

  2000 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series II. Real Standard Time CD RELEASE CONCERT Music by Tim Ries & Matt Levy, from the Innova Records compact disc. Philadelphia: Sunday, April 9, 3pm Settlement Music School New York City: Sunday, April 30, 7pm Christ & St. Stephens’ Church  

2000 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series I. Mix

  I. Mix Music by Michael Torke, David Liebman, William Bolcom, John Harbison, Philippe Hurel, Andrea Clearfield, and others. New York City: Thursday, March 2, 8pm Christ & St. Stephens’ Church 120 W. 69th Street Philadelphia: Sunday, March 5, 3pm Philadelphia Ethical Socieity 1906 Rittenhouse Square  

1999 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series III. World Premieres

  1999 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series III. World Premieres Music by Carlos Carillos, Stella Sung, Zack Browning, Matt Herskowitz, Chai-Yu Hsu. Other works by Charles Wuorinen, Nicholas C. K. Thorne, Sofia Gubaidulina Philadelphia: Friday, June 11, 1999 Philadelphia Ethical Society New York: Sunday, June 13, 1999 Christ & St. Stephens Church  

1999 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series II. Eight Saxophones

  II. Eight Saxophones PRISM is joined by the Michigan Sax Quartet featuring Donald Sinta. Music by John Cage, Christian Wolff, Steve Reich, Jennifer Higdon, Ellwood Derr, Matthew Levy, Chris Rutkowski. Philadelphia: Sunday, March 14, 1999 Settlement Music School New York: Monday, March 15, 1999 Christ & St. Stephens Church  

1999 New York & Philadelphia Recital Series I. Standard Time

  I. Standard Time Music by Dave Liebman, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Michael Holober, Mark Weber, Paquito D’Rivera. New York City: February 7, 1999 Christ & St. Stephens Church Philadelphia: February 14, 1999 Free Library of Philadelphia – Montgomery Auditorium  

1997-98 Recital Series “Philadelphia Music”

  1997-98 Recital Series Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church New York City “Philadelphia Music”: June 28, 1998 music by Robert Capanna, Philip Maneval, Jennifer Higdon, Matt Levy, Daniel Dorf, Andrea Clearfield, Eve Goldhirsh. “Philadelphia Music”: July 1, 1998 The Free Library of Philadelphia Montgomery Auditorium    

Touring Program

  June 5, 1998 John Hopkins University  

1997-98 Recital Series “Modern Masters”

  1997-98  Recital Series Music by Elliott Carter, Charles Wourinen, John Cage, Luciano Berio, Steve Reich, William Albright. “Modern Masters”: May 26, 1998: Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church New York City “Modern Masters”: May 22, 1998 Ethical Society, Philadelphia, PA  

1997-98 Recital Series “Music by New York Composers”

  1997-98 Recital Series Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church New York City “Music by New York Composers”: February 27, 1998: Phil Woods, Franck Amsallem, Dave Liebman, Tim Ries and others. “Music by New York Composers”: March 6, 1998 Ethical Society 1906 Rittenhouse Square  

Philip Glass’ Film Archives Series

November 11, 1997 Philip Glass’ Film Archives Series Music At The Anthology Music of Jennifer Higdon & Ted Wiprud New York, NY  

Community Concerts

October 25, 1997 Community Concerts Ross Ragland Theater Klamath Falls, Oregon  

Chimacum Auditorium Community Concerts

October 23, 1997 Chimacum Auditorium Community Concerts Pt. Townsend, Washington  

ThreeTwo Festival of New Music

October 19, 1997 ThreeTwo Festival of New Music Renee Weiler Concert Hall 46 Barrow Street, New York City  

Jamesburg Chamber Music Series

September 19, 1997 Jamesburg Chamber Music Series Jamesburg, New Jersey    

2009 Festival of New American Music

Saturday, November 14, 2009 2009 Festival of New American Music Sacramento State University Sacramento, CA

British Invasion

Symphony Space New York Recital Series November 24, 2003 at 8:00 pm British Invasion Selected Movements of Great Masters – Michael Finnissy (US Premiere) Screaming 229a – Joe Cutler (US Premiere) Duduk II – Gabriel Erkoreka (US Premiere) Hurl – Graham Fitkin (US Premiere) Alaric I or II – Gavin Bryars Two Memorials – Mark …

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Wexler Concert Series

December 7, 1997 Wexler Concert Series Settlement Music School Philadelphia, PA