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Program Notes for May 15th, 2022

Frederic Anthony Rzewski (/ˈʒɛfski/ZHEF-skee; April 13, 1938 – June 26, 2021) was an American composer and pianist, considered to be one of the most important American composer-pianists of his time.[1][2] His major compositions, which often incorporate social and political themes, include the minimalist Coming Together and the variation set The People United Will Never Be Defeated!,[1] which has been called “a modern classic”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_RzewskiContinue reading

Versipel New Music presents andPlay!

Versipel New Music presents andPlay!

This event will be rescheduled for Fall 2022!!! April 6th, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. University of New Orleans Performing Arts Center Recital Hall On Wednesday, April 6th, andPlay will perform their program “Translucent Harmonies” at the UNO Recital Hall featuring Catherine Lamb’s “Prisma Interious VIII” and Kristofer Svensson’s “Vid Stenmuren Blir Tanken Blomma” two works … Continue reading

Unheard-of//Ensemble: Fire Ecologies, March 13th, 7:30pm @Hotel Peter and Paul

Unheard-of//Ensemble: Fire Ecologies, March 13th, 7:30pm @Hotel Peter and Paul

Join Versipel for our second visiting ensemble show of the season on March 13th, 2022 at Hotel Peter and Paul!!! We are bring the phenomenal, boundary breaking Unheard-of//Ensemble to New Orleans for the first time! Fire Ecologies Unheard-of performs Fire Ecologies, a fifty-five minute unique musical and visual experience that explores American landscapes through the … Continue reading

The Versipel Collective Presents “In Sound”

The Versipel Collective Presents “In Sound”

Sunday, November 7th, 7pm at The Marigny Opera House On November 7th, Versipel New Music presents “In Sound,” a program designed to immerse the audience in natural, electroacoustic and instrumental sonic landscapes. Electroacoustic works by composers Hildegard Westerkamp and Natasha Barrett showcase the delicate sonic landscapes of melting glaciers and the anthropogenically altered landscape of … Continue reading

Transient Canvas: Glitter on the Undersurface

Transient Canvas: Glitter on the Undersurface

Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 7:30 Roussel Hall at Loyola University, New Orleans, LA Tickets: http://cmm.loyno.edu/loyola-presents/buy-tickets Versipel New Music presents the Boston-based contemporary duo Transient Canvas in Glitter on the Undersurface, a new program that explores the hidden sounds of everyday life and their effect on our state of mind. From the white noise of … Continue reading

Versipel presents William Lang, trombone 3/3/20 @Hotel Peter and Paul

Versipel presents William Lang, trombone 3/3/20 @Hotel Peter and Paul

March 3, 2020, 7:30 PM Hotel Peter and Paul On March 3rd, Versipel New Music presents Trombonist William Lang for your listening pleasure! Lang will bring a dynamic concert of modern works for trombone solo and trombone + electronics to New Orleans. William’s program includes works by David Reminick, Yu Kuwubara, Reiko Fueting, Iannis Xenakis, … Continue reading