When Michael Meets Julia

Thursday February 28, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Friday March 1, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 [map it]

What:  click here to read the review
New York City’s Bang-on-a-Can co-founders Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon join us for a special evening of their chamber music. “We started this organization because we believed that making new music is a utopian act.” Vivid, energetic, rock inspired music by two of the major composers of our time.

Program: click here for program notes
Light is Calling by Michael Gordon (2004)
Ron Blessinger, amplified violin
With film by Bill Morrison

AC/DC by Michael Gordon (1996)
Sarah Tiedemann, flute
Louis DeMartino, clarinet
Susan Smith, piano
Ron Blessinger, violin
Hamilton Cheifetz, cello

Low Quartet by Michael Gordon (1985)
Adam Trussell, contrabassoon
Louis DeMartino, bass clarinet
Kim Reece, baritone saxaphone
J√°Ttik Clark, tuba

Industry by Michael Gordon (1992)
Hamilton Cheifetz, amplified cello


Lad by Julia Wolfe (2007)
Mark Mullaney, bagpipe

Mink Stole by Julia Wolfe (1997)
Susan Smith, piano
Ron Blessinger, violin

Stronghold by Julia Wolfe (2008)
Ted Botsford
Tyler Abbott
Willie Gibbs
Don Hermanns
Brian Johnson
Jeff Johnson
Dave Parmeter
Jason Schooler