Programs

Curated programs showcasing a wide range of viola repertoire by living composers.

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CONGRUENCY 1

The first installment in my three-part concert series where the composer and performer, each dependent on the other, come together in an intimate setting to showcase new musical works. Audience members will experience a combination of live performance and spoken conversation between the composer and performer, revealing the collaborative genesis of each musical work.

Repertoire includes:

Nick Norton’s Elegy II
for solo viola
 

Anthony Paul Garcia’s Wait.
for solo viola and electronics 

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CONGRUENCY 2

The second installment of my three-part concert series where the composer and performer, each dependent on the other, come together in an intimate setting to showcase new musical works. Audience members will experience a combination of live performance and spoken conversation between the composer and performer, revealing the collaborative genesis of each musical work.

Repertoire includes:

Federico Llach’s Begin* 
for solo viola and electronics performer
 

Joshua Carro’s [[[clouded]]]
for electro-acoustic viola and live video

*written for Jonathan Morgan

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CONGRUENCY 3

The third installment of my three-part concert series where the composer and performer, each dependent on the other, come together in an intimate setting to showcase new musical works. Audience members will experience a combination of live performance and spoken conversation between the composer and performer, revealing the collaborative genesis of each musical work.

Repertoire includes:

Joel Feigin’s Lament 
for solo viola

Christos Hatzis’ The Mega4 Meta4 
for solo viola

ToneLight

Originally performed at UCSB 2017 Summer Music Festival, ToneLight explores music for solo viola that involves the use of vocalizations and creative lighting to transport audiences into a world of lamentation, political turmoil, and meditative contemplation.

Repertoire includes:

Lisa Bielawa’s Synopsis #9: I Don’t Even Play the Bassoon
for solo viola

Caroline Shaw’s In Manus Tuas
for solo viola

Marc Evans’ Romance?
for viola and piano

Federico Llach’s Begin*
for solo viola and electronic performer

Joel Feigin’s Lament
for solo viola 

Joshua Carro’s [[[clouded]]]* 
for electro-acoustic viola and live video

 

*written for Jonathan Morgan