Church of Saint Luke in the Fields 487 Hudson Street (south of Christopher Street) Manhattan
Saturday, December 1 at 8:00 pm
St. John in the Village Church 218 West 11th Street Manhattan
C4 presents two concerts of world premieres, featuring the participating composers of C4's Premieres Choral Composition Workshops. The pieces performed will be rehearsed and revised during the duration of the workshop, with the participating composers receiving feedback and guidance from members of C4 along the way. These concerts are the culmination of this process, and will feature a composer talk-back, where the composers can engage with the audience. Be the first to hear these exciting new works!
Fordham University Lincoln Center 113 West 60th Street Manhattan
C4 is excited to be partnering with Poets Out Loud, a community of poetry at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, for a concert of choral music with Fordham's Voices Up! concert series. C4 composers Brian Mountford, Hilary Purrington, David See, and Bettina Sheppard will be writing new choral works on selected texts from the two winning full-length poetry volumes of Poets Out Loud's annual international competition: Julia Bouwsma's Midden (winner of the POL Prize), and Henk Rossouw's Xamissa (winner of the POL Editor's Prize). In addition, C4 will premiere "Part Songs" by Lawrence Kramer, Fordham University professor and director of the Voices Up! series. Also on the program: works by Shavon Lloyd, Kala Pierson, and Karen Siegel.
Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Square South Manhattan
C4 is thrilled to be partnering with the West Village Chorale, led by C4 alumnus Colin Britt, for an exciting joint concert featuring performances by both choirs individually, as well as works for double choir. Featured composers include James Bassi, Hayes Biggs, Tarik O'Regan, Martha Sullivan, Trevor Weston, and more.