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

AME @ National Sawdust

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Program

David Feurzeig - Lingua Franca**
Aaron Mencher - Rise
Pierce Gradone – The Art of Falling
Robert Paterson – Ouvir Estrelas*
Texu Kim - Co.Ko. - un poco Loco*
Robert Paterson - I See You (Quintet Version)** - featuring SYBARITE5

Juliana Franco, soprano
Blair McMillen, piano
Dave Eggar, cello

SYBARITE5
Sami Merdinian, Violin
Sarah Whitney, Violin
Angela Pickett, Viola
Laura Metcalf, cello
Louis Levitt, bass

*World Premiere
**New York Premiere

†Winners of AME's 10th Annual Composition Competition

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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 Life (text by David Cote), Batter's Box, (text by Kenny Berkowitz and Bridget Meeds) and Crossing the Hudson (text by Mark Campbell), and three world premieres: Night Songs for bass-baritone and piano (settings of poems by W. H. Auden, Michael Collier, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dana Gioia, and Ted Kooser), CAPTCHA (version for mezzo soprano and piano), and Spring Songs for tenor and piano (settings of poems TBA).

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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AME @ MOSTLY MODERN FESTIVAL
Jun
7
8:00pm 8:00pm

AME @ MOSTLY MODERN FESTIVAL

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MMF's first concert of the festival will feature works by students and faculty, performed by members of the American Modern Ensemble.

Program
STEPHEN CABELL - Quartet
ROBERT PATERSON - Hell's Kitchen
Works by Mostly Modern Festival Composers
Other Composition Faculty TBD

Artists and program subject to change.

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RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT: CHILDREN'S OPERA
Sep
23
to Oct 15

RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT: CHILDREN'S OPERA

Music by John Musto and Libretto by Eric Einhorn.  
This opera is FREE and takes place at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC. 

Violin I   Max Moston
Violin II Victoria Paterson
Viola   Phillip Payton
Cello  Dave Eggar
Bass   Roger Wagner
Flute   Sato Moughalian
Clarinet   Nicholas Gallas

Created in partnership with On Site Opera and the American Museum of Natural History.

Performance dates and times:

Saturday, September 23rd: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Sunday, September 24th: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Friday, September 29th: 11:30 AM
Saturday, September 30th: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Sunday, October 1st: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Friday, October 6th: 11:30 AM
Saturday, October 7th: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Sunday, October 8th: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Friday, October 13th: 11:30 AM
Saturday, October 14th: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Sunday, October 15th: 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM

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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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