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MoMA: Juilliard


MoMA: Juilliard

  • Date: Sunday, 6 July 2014, 8pm
  • Venue: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) - Sculpture Garden — MoMA Sculpture Garden Gate, West 54 Street, New York, United States
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

The Museum of Modern Art established Summergarden in 1971. In keeping with MoMA’s history of presenting jazz and classical music in the Sculpture Garden, this year’s concert series once again welcomes the participation of the Juilliard School and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Titled New Music for New York, the series comprises four evenings of adventurous contemporary music, with premieres each night. Juilliard concerts are performed by members of The New Juilliard Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Joel Sachs, who has assembled two distinctive programs of recent compositions, all of which are enjoying their New York premieres. Jazz at Lincoln Center has selected two up-and-coming jazz ensembles whose concerts emphasize original works, each with one world premiere.

Juilliard Concert I: New Music for Mixed Ensembles
Members of The New Juilliard Ensemble: Joel Sachs, conductor; Stephanie Kwak, flute and bass flute; Hassan Anderson, oboe (alumnus); Anton Rist, clarinet and bass clarinet; Brent Foster, bassoon; Joe Betts, French horn; Andrew Funcheon, percussion; Miles Fellenberg, piano; Alex Shiozaki and Robyn Quinett, violins; Meredith Treaster, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; William McPeters, double bass

Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky (Uzbekistan, b. 1963)
K. 347b (2008)—world premiere

Henrik Strindberg (Sweden, b. 1954)
One Child (2013)

Donald Crockett (United States, b. 1951)
to airy thinness beat (2009)

Matthew Hindson (Australia, b. 1968)
Septet (2009)

Summergarden is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The Sculpture Garden may close if attendance reaches maximum capacity. Entrance to Summergarden is through the Sculpture Garden gate on West 54 Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. The Sculpture Garden opens at 7:00 p.m., and concerts start at 8:00 p.m. and run approximately one hour to 90 minutes. The Sculpture Garden closes at 10:00 p.m. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby, and the Museum’s 54 Street entrance will open at 7:30 p.m. The exhibition galleries are closed during Summergarden.

Featured non-Australian music: Crockett, Strindberg, Yanov-Yanovsky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Septet (septets: brass, string, woodwind) (2009) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by New Juilliard Ensemble

Featured artists

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