TILT Brass is featured during a day-long event celebrating the release of acclaimed violinist Hilary Hahn‘s CD In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores. One of the 27 commissioned encores on the new disc is by British composer and improviser Richard Barrett. TILT is honored to present this singular artist’s work to Ms. Hahn’s audience, including the US Premiere of the duo work Aurora for flugelhorn and alto trombone.
Aurora (2005-10) (US Premiere)
“[Hilary] Hahn will host an all-day event at the Greenwich House Music School in the West Village of New York City on November 3.. Composers Nico Muhly, David Lang, Jennifer Higdon, Tina Davidson, Avner Dorman, Paul Moravec, Christos Hatzis and Jeff Myers will hold office hours and participate on panels at the school itself. “The Village,” which features a film score by James Newton Howard performed by Hahn, will be screened. Du Yun will create an immersive sound installation. JACK Quartet, TILT Brass, multi-instrumentalist Elliott Sharp, pianist Mackenzie Melemed, traditional Japanese instrumentalists Tomoko Sugawara and Ralph Samuelson, and others will perform. Hahn and her recital partner Cory Smythe will play all 27 encores throughout the day.”
Location: [MAP]2013-14 Season