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November 28, 2018

TILT Brass premieres Vertical Octet, a new site-responsive acoustic work for brass octet composed by Lea Bertucciamongst sculptures by Alexander Calder and paintings by Ellsworth Kelly at Lévy Gorvy Gallery’s landmarked building at 73rd and Madison in Manhattan.

Lea Bertucci Performance

Inspired by the Calder / Kelly exhibition, composer Lea Bertucci was commissioned to create an immersive spatial music composition utilizing the natural acoustics and highly resonant spaces of our landmark building for the TILT Brass ensemble. The piece titled 'Vertical Motion', drew on Calder’s palpable transformation of space and Kelly’s distillation of natural forms into their purest abstraction, as the musicians spread across three floors of the gallery, passed tones up and down the stairs in quiet meditation and swells of dynamic reverberation..#LevyGorvy #CalderKelly #AlexanderCalder #EllsworthKelly #LeaBertucci #TILTBrass #LGsalon.All Alexander Calder artworks © 2018 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy Calder Foundation, New York. @calderfoundationAll Ellsworth Kelly artworks © Ellsworth Kelly Foundation. Courtesy Ellsworth Kelly Studio.Composed by Lea Bertucci @lilbertucciPerformed by TILT Brass Ensemble @tiltbrassCurated by Brett Sroka @srokasonic

Posted by Lévy Gorvy on Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Excerpt of TILT Brass playing Lea Bertucci‘s Vertical Motion for brass octet
within Lévy Gorvy Gallery‘s Calder/Kelly exhibit, 11/28/18

February 3rd, 2018

TILT Brass Trumpets gave the modern premiere of Julius Eastman’s Trumpet (1970), a work for trumpet septet not heard since 1971, at The Kitchen during That Which Is Fundamental, a multi-event festival focused on the work of this now-revered composer and performer. 

NY Times piece about Trumpet

NY Times Review

June 25, 2017

Clocktower’s Site : Sound, Knockdown Center
TILT Brass Sextet performing works by James Tenney, Zeena Parkins, Arthur Russell, and Chris McIntyre, during a day-long event featuring performances by Lea Bertucci, Eli Keszler, and Stine Motland.

May 20th, 2016
Naval Cemetery Landscape Opening at Brooklyn Navy Yards
Premiere of Chris McIntyre’s Runnegackonk Presencing for TILT Brass Sextet

Dec. 8th, 2015
Pop-Up Concert at Miller Theater feat. TILT Brass Sextet
Miller Debut featuring world premiere performances of works by Anthony Coleman, Catherine Lamb, and Chris McIntyre, as well as Liza Limb’s Wild Winged One for solo trumpet (Gareth Flowers) and James Tenney’s Swell No.2 from Postal Pieces.