Edward T. Cone Concert Series

Edward T. Cone Concert: So Percussion

So Percussion with David Lang
March 3, 2017
The season will conclude with a performance by So Percussion, the Edward T. Cone Ensemble-in-Residence at Princeton University. The concerts will feature a program by composer Steve Reich, in honor of his eightieth birthday. A concert talk with David Lang and the artists will follow the Friday, March 3 performance.

High Wire Act

New Millennium Ensemble
February 5, 2016
Looking back through the history of music composition, there is no question that women have been extremely under-represented. In the last few decades that has started to change, and change quickly. Not only are there more and more women writing music, but an increasing number are now ranked among the top composers of our time.

A Harp, a Viola, and a Flute

Jack Stulz, Bridget Kibbey, Julietta Curenton and Sebastian Currier
January 20, 2016
Edward T. Cone Concert Series Post-Concert Discussion
Friday, February 20, 2015

A Harp, a Viola, and a Flute
Bridget Kibbey, Jack Stulz, Julietta Curenton

With its unique instrumental combination and seductive sound, Debussy's Sonata for Flute, Harp, and Viola has led to many subsequent works written for this unusual combination. One such work, Sebastian Currier's 15 Minutes, consisting of fifteen one minute movements, will be performed along with the Debussy by the much-acclaimed performers Bridget Kibbey, Julietta Curenton, and Jack Stulz.

Amsterdam/New Amsterdam

Ralph van Raat
January 6, 2016
Edward T. Cone Concert Series
Ralph van Raat
Amsterdam/New Amsterdam
November 14, 2014

For decades now, there has been a close association between the preeminent Dutch composer Louis Andriessen and a significant group of American minimalist and postminimalist composers in the United States. Ralph van Raat, the celebrated pianist from Amsterdam, will explore this connection, playing works of both American and Dutch composers, including Andriessen, David Lang, and John Adams. A concert talk from the stage will follow the performance on November 14.

Edward T. Cone Concert Series: Kafka Fragments, Post Concert Discussion

Rolf Schulte, Lucy Shelton, James Winn, and Sebastian Currier
Friday, November 20, 2015

The distinguished violinist Rolf Schulte will join forces with soprano Lucy Shelton and pianist James Winn to present an intriguing exploration of music from Czechoslovakia and Hungary written just as the Austro-Hungarian empire was dissolving, with works for violin and piano by Bartok and Janacek, as well as a selection from the contemporary Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag’s superb settings of Kafka’s epigrammatic short stories for violin and voice, Kafka Fragments.