Music of Mark Carlson and Joaquin Turina
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Ticket price includes post concert reception
$30 General Admission
$25 Seniors and students
Los Angeles composer Mark Carlson will attend the Colorado premiere performances of two of his seminal works: View from the Hilltop, for Clarinet, String Trio and Piano and Mark Carlson's Piano Quartet. Mark Carlson's music is In addition, the Colorado Chamber Players will perform Joaquin Turina's luscious Piano Quartet and excerpts from Carlson's Hall of Mirrors. Performers include Paul Primus, Violin; Barbara Hamilton, Viola; Judith McIntyre, Cello; Andrew Cooperstock, Piano; and Daniel Silver, Clarinet. Carlson's visit is made possible through a generous grant by New Music USA, formerly Meet the Composer.
Mark Carlson will be in attendance as a visiting artist, and will present a short introduction to his music as well as talk with patrons after the afternoon concert. A delicious wine, appetizer, dessert and cheese reception will follow the CCP's inaugural performance in the intimate and resonant Opus Two Hall. Tickets are only being sold for advance reservations for this concert, and space is limited. To purchase tickets, go to: http://markcarlsonatopustwohall.eventbrite.com/
Composer Mark Carlson’s lyrical, emotionally powerful, and stylistically unique music has earned him the admiration of audiences and musicians throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. A versatile composer, his nearly 100 works include art songs, chamber music, choral music, concertos and other large ensemble works, and songs for musical theater.
The recipient of over 50 commissions, he has been commissioned by the National Shrine in Washington, DC, and the New West Symphony, among other organizations, as well as by many individual musicians and private parties. One of his CDs, The Hall of Mirrors, was a winner of the Chamber Music America/WQXR Record Awards for 2001. Mr. Carlson is on the faculty of UCLA in Los Angeles, CA.
Hall of Mirrors (1990)………………………….Mark Carlson
Mvt. IV: Scherzo
Piano Quartet (1992)………………….…..……Mark Carlson
View from a Hilltop (2009)…………………….Mark Carlson
III. The Fog
V. Epilogue: Faria Beach
Piano Quartet in A Minor, op. 67 (1931)…….. Joaquín Turina
I. Lento-Andante mosso
III. Andante-Allegretto-Allegro molto