Versipel New Music Season IX

Versipel New Music Season IX

We’ve got a blazing Season IX kicking off in December! Some big, big shows with some big, big ideas are coming your way including a show that combines choreography with a live performance of Steve Reich’s “Different Trains” as well as a Versipel commissioned piece by local composer James May that combines NOLA free improvisers … Continue reading

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

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

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

Versipel presents Nouveau Classical Project 4/4 @Cafe Istanbul

Versipel presents Nouveau Classical Project 4/4 @Cafe Istanbul

Versipel New Music is excited to welcome Nouveau Classical Project for their New Orleans debut. They will perform Currents, an electro-acoustic concert that juxtaposes contrasting compositional styles in an eclectic program, celebrating the marriage of tradition and technology featuring works by composers who thrive in both the classical and pop worlds, Olga Bell and Gabrielle Herbst … Continue reading