Presentations: New Music/New Places

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


 

Upcoming in the Series

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
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 7:30 pm

Yoonah Kim, clarinet

Winner, 2016 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Works by Bernstein, Poulenc, Brahms, and Andrew Hsu (world premiere*)

*Commissioned by CAG with the generous support of the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund

The first solo clarinetist to win CAG in nearly 30 years, Yoonah Kim became the first woman to win first prize at the Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition in 2016. She is also a member of Ensemble Connect, a highly selective two-year fellowship program under the joint auspices of Carnegie Hall, The Weill Institute, and The Juilliard School.

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Yoonah Kim, clarinet