As part of Hub New Music‘s residency at UC Irvine, the group will collaborate with Kojiro Umezaki, world-renowned shakuhachi player and composer, for a presentation of new works commissioned by the Asia/America New Music Institute on UCI Illuminations: Asia-America: New Ideas through Music
Hub New Music teams up with Urbanity Dance for a special choreographed performance of Robert Honstein‘s Soul House at the Peabody Essex Museum.
Unfolding over nine movements, Robert Honstein’s Soul House is an extended elegy to the composer’s childhood home. Glittering light through a “Bay Window,” jovial romps in the “Backyard” and curious introspection in a “Secret Place” are translated from memory into movement through the cutting-edge artistry of Urbanity Dance. This exploration of childhood also includes works by composers Anna Clyne, Judd Greenstein and Daniel Wohl, with choreography by Haley Day and lighting design by Mary Ellen Stebbins.
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Hub New Music (HNM) is in residence at the Blue Sage Arts Center in Paonia, CO. HNM will present two concerts for the Center‘s Modern Music Festival: Matsuri and Soul House. Programming features Kojiro Umezaki (of Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble), Shakuhachi and Susan Ellinger, Piano. Concert details can be found here.
Hub performs at the Stocker County Arts Center.
Hub New Music joins a roster of esteemed colleagues on the Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival. This performance includes the world premiere of Robert Honstein's Soul House. Ticket information can be found here.