Lingua Franca: AME @ National Sawdust
Nov
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Lingua Franca: AME @ National Sawdust

Program
David Feurzeig - Lingua Franca**†
Pierce Gradone – The Art of Falling††
Texu Kim - 300+ Microvariations on a Bach Theme (2015) ††
Aaron Mencher - Rise††
Robert Paterson – TBD*
Robert Paterson - I See You (Quintet Version)**

*World Premiere
**New York Premiere

†Album Release
††Winners of AME's 10th Annual Composition Competition

Artists
SYBARITE5
TBD, soprano
Blair McMillen, piano
Dave Eggar, cello

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Vocal Works of Robert Paterson
Apr
26
8:00pm 8:00pm

Vocal Works of Robert Paterson

An evening of vocal music featuring the music of Robert Paterson, including In Real LifeBatter's Box, and Crossing the Hudson, and three world premieres: Night Songs for bass-baritone and piano, CAPTCHA (version for mezzo soprano and piano), and Spring Songs for tenor and piano.

PROGRAM
Batter's Box
CAPTCHA* (version for mezzo-soprano and piano)
Crossing The Hudson
Night Songs*
Spring Songs* (for tenor and piano)
In Real Life (piano/vocal version)**

*World Premiere
**New York Premiere

ARTISTS
Marnie Breckenridge, Soprano
Blythe Gaissert, Mezzo-Soprano
Alok Kumar, Tenor
Wes Mason, Baritone
David Neal, Bass-Baritone

Geoffrey Burleson & Blair McMillen, Piano

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SEASON FINALE: Voice of Thunder
May
26
8:00pm 8:00pm

SEASON FINALE: Voice of Thunder

ChamberMusicNY presents AME in an evening of vocal works by composers who are (or were) percussionists. Program includes works by Andy AkihoWarren BensonDavid T. Little, Robert Paterson, and Marta Ptaszynska. Robert Paterson's Summer Songs was commissioned by The ASCAP Foundation via the Charles Kingsford Fund.

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Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland and Robert Paterson
Jan
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland and Robert Paterson

AME presents the world premieres of brand new orchestrations of Stewart Copeland's (from The Police) The Cask of Amontillado based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe, libretto by David Bamberger, and Robert Paterson's The Whole Truth, libretto by Mark Campbell, based on the short story of the same name by Stephen McCauley. Program includes a post-intermission onstage chat with Stewart Copeland, Mark Campbell, Stephen McCauley, and Robert Paterson. 

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Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland & Robert Paterson
Jan
18
8:00pm 8:00pm

Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland & Robert Paterson

AME presents the world premieres of brand new orchestrations of Stewart Copeland's (from The Police) The Cask of Amontillado based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe, libretto by David Bamberger, and Robert Paterson's The Whole Truth, libretto by Mark Campbell, based on the short story of the same name by Stephen McCauley. Program includes a post-intermission onstage chat with Stewart Copeland, Mark Campbell, Stephen McCauley, and Robert Paterson. 

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Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland & Robert Paterson
Jan
17
8:00pm 8:00pm

Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland & Robert Paterson

AME presents the world premieres of brand new orchestrations of Stewart Copeland's (from The Police) The Cask of Amontillado based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe, libretto by David Bamberger, and Robert Paterson's The Whole Truth, libretto by Mark Campbell, based on the short story of the same name by Stephen McCauley. Program includes a post-intermission onstage chat with Stewart Copeland, Mark Campbell, Stephen McCauley, and Robert Paterson. 

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Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland & Robert Paterson
Jan
16
8:00pm 8:00pm

Opera Double Feature: Stewart Copeland & Robert Paterson

AME presents the world premieres of brand new orchestrations of Stewart Copeland's (from The Police) The Cask of Amontillado based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe, libretto by David Bamberger, and Robert Paterson's The Whole Truth, libretto by Mark Campbell, based on the short story of the same name by Stephen McCauley. Program includes a post-intermission onstage chat with Stewart Copeland, Mark Campbell, Stephen McCauley, and Robert Paterson. 

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