13 August 2014

WQXR Radio, Q2 Music: LA GIRÒ

Q2 Music. Living Music. Living Composers.

LISTEN HERE: On-Demand Audio: 'Andriessen 75' on the Edge at Shenandoah Conservatory


New York Public Radio/WQXR; produced by Alex Ambrose for Q2

Friday, July 11 at 11 am ET, Phil Kline highlights composers Derek Bermel and Ruby Fulton, whose music was performed alongside Louis Andriessen for the penultimate concert, titled "La Girò," of the celebratory "Andriessen 75" festival held in Washington, D.C. The EDGE Ensemble, with composer David T. Little as artistic director, the Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Ensemble directed by Damon Talley and violinist Monica Germino performed the program at the Armstrong Concert Hall at Shenandoah Conservatory on April 12. 

The second half of the program featured Andriessen's own music—Bells for Haarlem, Hout, and La Girò, which included Monica Germino as the violin/voice soloist and sound designer Frank van der Weij. 

Part of Classical 105.9 WQXR, Q2 Music is a New York-based online station devoted to the music of living composers; a home for immersive festivals, live webcasts and on-demand concerts from today’s leading new-music performers and venues, and is programmed by Q2 Music's Producer, Alex Ambrose. Visit Q2 Music 

Monica Germino, violin/voice, EDGE Ensemble in Louis Andriessen's violin concerto La Girò. Damon Talley, conductor.
music by Louis Andriessen, Derek Bermel, Ruby Fulton, Alexandra Gardner. Concert curated by David T. Little. Part of the inaugural season of Shenandoah New Music.

The festival was developed and curated by Armando Bayolo, founder of the Great Noise Ensemble and new-music curator at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. 

READ AND WATCH: The Washington Post's Preview about the Festival