Discovering Prokofiev: Music and the Archive

Tue, Nov 7 - 8:00pm
Cynthia Liu

This concert will initiate a yearlong commemoration by Columbia University of the 100th anniversary of Serge Prokofiev’s American debut in New York City. This concert will initiate a yearlong commemoration by Columbia University of the 100th anniversary of Serge Prokofiev’s American debut in New York City. Cynthia Liu, CC ’18, will perform three piano works highlighting Prokofiev’s virtuosity as a composer and Serge Prokofiev Archive archivist Natalia Ermolaev (GSAS ‘10) will complement the music with insights from the archive.

Impressionisms and Expressionisms

Mon, Sep 25 - 8:00pm

Reid Hall, Columbia Global Centers | Paris

4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris

En tout cas, si "impressionnisme" signifie avant tout le contraire "d'expressionnisme", je pourrais être d'accord. (In any event, if “Impressionism” really means the opposite of “Expressionism,” I could agree.)

-Tristan Murail, program notes for Treize Couleurs du soleil levant 

Forget All This

Thu, May 4 - 7:00pm

The final performance for Prof. Zosha Di Castri's graduate seminar, "Composing for Dance." Canadian, Chilean, and American composers from Columbia University collaborate with emerging talents on the New York choreographic scene to create original works for music and dance.

Magdalena Baczewska plays Bach, Debussy, and Chopin

Thu, Jun 29 - 8:00pm

Program:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Partita No. 1 in B♭ Major, BWV 825
I. Prelude
II. Allemande 
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Menuet I & II
VI. Gigue

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Images, Book I:
Reflets dans l'eau
Hommage à Rameau
Mouvement

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

Selected Nocturnes:
Op. 9, No. 1 in b♭ minor
Op. 55, No. 2 in E♭ Major

Scherzo No. 2 in b♭ minor, Op. 31


 

Reembodied Sound

Fri, Apr 7 to Sun, Apr 9

Reembodied Sound is an interdisciplinary symposium and festival, focusing on current and emerging practices in music and sonic art involving the use of transducers or surface speakers. 

Julia Den Boer performs piano works by Columbia Composers

Mon, Jul 10 - 8:00pm

The French-American pianist Julia Den Boer performs a program of compositions for solo piano with three works by Columbia composers, including the European première of DUX, by Composition faculty member Zosha Di Castri (Den Boer's collaboration with the composer supported by the Yvar Mikhasoff Trust).

Program:

Ashkan Behzadi, Three Nocturnes

Zosha Di Castri, DUX (2017), European première

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