LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville School of Music presents its annual New Music Festival Nov. 6-10, with a slate of renowned guest artists such as composers David Dzubay and Ryan Ingebritsen and the chamber music group Elysian Trombone Consort.
The festival will include the premier of “Sacred Heart,” a collaborative piece by Boston playwright Heidi Decker and UofL professor of composition Steve Rouse, during the Faculty Chamber Music concert Nov. 6. The two will also give a presentation about their collaboration before the concert at 7 p.m. in which Decker will perform selections of her monologues.
Dzubay, the festival’s headlining composer, is professor of music, chair of the composition department and director of the New Music Ensemble at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington. He’s received numerous top fellowships and his music has been performed by orchestras, ensembles and soloists in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico and Asia.
In addition to taking part in nightly concerts, festival guest artists will present master classes and lectures throughout the week. See the detailed schedule for all events, which are free and open to the public.
- Mon., Nov. 6, 8 p.m., Comstock Concert Hall Faculty Chamber Music
- Tues., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., Bird Recital Hall Electronic and Computer Music
- Wed., Nov. 8, 8 p.m., Comstock Concert Hall University Symphony Orchestra
- Thurs., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Comstock Concert Hall University Collegiate Chorale and Cardinal Singers
- Fri., Nov. 10, 8 p.m., Comstock Concert Hall University Wind Ensemble and New Music Ensemble
For more information, contact John Ritz at 502-852-4137.