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Four by Six
November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Four by Six: An evening of (mostly) new music for strings from an exciting new ensemble on the New York scene, Quartet Metadata, plus guest artists.
Recent compositions for string quartet by Carter Burwell and Shelley Washington, and the premiere of Wingspan for string sextet by Lawrence Kramer, followed by a vintage piece for the expanded ensemble, Brahms's String Sextet no. 1.
When & where
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @ 7:30pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center, 60th Street and Columbus Avenue, 12th floor lounge
Carter Bray Air for String Quartet
Shelley Washington Middleground for String Quartet
Lawrence Kramer Wingspan for String Sextet (Premiere)
Johannes Brahms String Sextet no. 1, Op. 18
Lynn Bechtold violin
Hajnal Pivnick violin
Hannah Levinson viola
Jisoo Ok cello
with guest artists
Carrie Frey and Earl Maneein violas
Jennifer DeVore cello
Violinist Lynn Bechtold has appeared in recital throughout North America and Europe, and has premiered solo/chamber works by composers such as Carter Burwell, Gloria Coates, John Harbison, Lawrence Kramer, Alvin Lucier, and Morton Subotnick. She is a member of groups including Miolina, NineLive, North/South Consonance, Quartet Metadata, SEM, and Zentripetal.
Violinist Hajnal Pivnick is co-founder of Tenth Intervention, a collective of musicians that presents new music in New York City. She performs regularly with IRIS Orchestra, ensemble mise-en, and Quartet Metadata, and has played with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, and the Hungarian New Music Chamber Ensemble (UMZE).
Violist Carrie Frey, guest artist, has premiered over 130 compositions. In New York City, she performs regularly with Petros Klampanis Group, Aeon Ensemble, Tactus, Wet Ink Large Ensemble, ensemble mise-en, and the String Orchestra of Brooklyn. As a founding member of string trio Chartreuse, she will premiere works by Marek Poliks, Joan Arnau Pamies, and Leah Asher, and appear in residency at SUNY Fredonia and as part of ensemble mise-en’s annual festival this season.
Cellist Jisoo Ok has performed in venues and festivals including Lincoln Center,
Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest, Laguna Beach
Music Festival, the Chautauqua Institute, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts,
Concerti di Mezzogiorno at Spoleto Festival "Festival dei Due Mondi" in Italy, and
SummerStage at Central Park, among others.