Presentations: CAG Presents

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 7:30 pm

CAG Encores!

Featuring the Brasil Guitar Duo; members of the Enso String Quartet; Christina Jennings, Flute; Tanya Bannister, piano

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Sponsored by the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund

CAG welcomes current alumni artists the Brasil Guitar Duo (a 2006 Competition winner), who will combine with members of the Enso String Quartetpianist Tanya Bannister (both 2003 winners), and flutist Christina Jennings (a 2001 winner) in a mixed program of classic and new works, including Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 and works for flute and two guitars by the Brasil Guitar Duo’s members, Douglas Lora and João Luiz.

Program:

W. A. Mozart: Flute Quartet in C Major, K. 285b
    Enso String Quartet and Christina Jennings, flute

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15
    Enso String Quartet and Tanya Bannister, piano

Darius Milhaud: Sonatina for Flute, Op. 76 (arr. João Luiz)
Tendre
João Luiz: Northeastern Nostalgia
Douglas Lora: Para você, uma Flôr
    Brasil Guitar Duo and Christina Jennings, flute

Leo Brouwer: Sonata de Los Viajeros
Egberto Gismonti: Sete Anéis (arr. João Luiz)
Egberto Gismonti: Karatê (arr. João Luiz)
    Brasil Guitar Duo

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Upcoming in the Series

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 7:30 pm

Jiji, guitar and Brandon Ridenour, trumpet at (le) poisson rouge

 

CAG is thrilled to partner with (le) poisson rouge to present two rising talents, guitarist Jiji and trumpeter and composer Brandon Ridenour.

Working together with the common goal of fostering young musicians, we will provide new artists with an opportunity to perform beyond the traditional recital hall setting and reach LPR’s diverse and enthusiastic audience. Please join us for what we hope is the first of many concerts co-presented by LPR and CAG!

Tuesday, November 28
(le) poisson rouge
158 Bleecker Street

Doors open 6:30pm
Show time 7:30pm

Table Seating: $20 advance, $25 day of show
Standing Room: $15 advance, $20 day of show

Jiji, guitar and Brandon Ridenour, trumpet at (le) poisson rouge
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 7:30 pm

Jiji, guitar

First Prize Winner, 2016 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Sponsored Marilyn G. and Joseph B. Schwartz, longtime friends of CAG

Works by Albéniz, Ginastera, Leo Brouwer, and Nina C. Young (world premiere*)

*A co-commission by the BMI Foundation and CAG

Guitarist Jiji is an adventurous artist on both acoustic and electric guitar, playing an extensive range of music from traditional and contemporary classical music to free improvisation. Her impeccable musicianship combined with compelling stage presence and fascinating repertoire earned her First Prize at the 2016 CAG Competition.

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Jiji, guitar
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 7:30 pm

Sam Suggs, double bass

2016 New Music/New Places Fellow

The Sheen Center
18 Bleecker Street

Works by Penderecki, J.S. Bach, and Sam Suggs (world premiere*)

*A co-commission by the BMI Foundation and CAG

Versatile double bassist Sam Suggs was named Concert Artists Guild’s New Music/New Places Fellow at the 2016 CAG Competition. As a performer-composer, Sam is committed to expanding the literature of the double bass canon, often combining performances of classic works with his own compositions and reworkings.

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Sam Suggs, double bass