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Alarm Will Sound

 
 
Sep 12—Sep 13, 2014
 
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LOCATION:
BAM Harvey Theater
 
RUN TIME: 1hr 10min
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Conducted by Alan Pierson

Sep 12: Music by John Adams
Sep 13: Music by Tyondai Braxton, Steve Reich, and Donnacha Dennehy

Hailed by The New York Times as “the very model of a modern music chamber band,” Alarm Will Sound performs two distinctive programs, featuring music by composers associated with Nonesuch. The first evening features the music of John Adams, including Son of Chamber Symphony, Chamber Symphony, Scratchband, and an arrangement of Hoodoo Zephyr. The second evening comprises Tyondai Braxton’s Fly By Wire, Steve Reich’s Radio Rewrite, and Donnacha Dennehy’s Grá agus Bás.

Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member band committed to innovative performances and recordings of today’s music with an established reputation for performing demanding music with energetic skill. ASCAP recognized its contributions to new music with a 2006 Concert Music Award for "the virtuosity, passion and commitment with which they perform and champion the repertory for the 21st century." Members of the ensemble began playing together while studying at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. With diverse experience in composition, improvisation, jazz and popular styles, early music, and world music, they bring intelligence and a sense of adventure to all their performances.

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