Versipel Collective presents Workers Union – October 14 @ Cafe Istanbul

Versipel Collective presents Workers Union – October 14 @ Cafe Istanbul

Join us October 14th for our season debut concert at Cafe Istanbul! Versipel New Music’s opening concert of the season features two twentieth-century classics as well as works chosen from the Annual Call for Scores by composers spanning three continents. Together, these works cover a vast landscape of dynamic contrasts, vibrant colors, and virtuosic performances … Continue reading

The Versipel Collective presents Versipel on the Edge – April 29th @ Zeitgeist

The Versipel Collective presents Versipel on the Edge – April 29th @ Zeitgeist

Versipel New Music presents Versipel on the Edge Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary Arts Center – April 29, 2015 at 9pm Join us for the last concert of our debut season! Versipel New Music’s season finale features an evening of music situated on the very fringes of contemporary “classical” music. Versipel on the Edge will feature works that … Continue reading

Visiting Artist Series #3: Mabel Kwan, piano – Friday, April 3 @ Cafe Istanbul

Visiting Artist Series #3: Mabel Kwan, piano – Friday, April 3 @ Cafe Istanbul

Visiting Artist Series III: Mabel Kwan, piano Friday, April 3 @ Cafe Istanbul, 8pm For our next event, we are absolutely stoked to bring in Chicago-based pianist Mabel Kwan, for her New Orleans debut concert. A champion of living composers, Ms. Kwan has performed throughout the world, both as a soloist and a member of Ensemble Dal Niente, … Continue reading

Meet the Louisiana Composers!

On December 4, we are cooking up a diverse show of chamber music by composers based in Louisiana! This program presents a sampling of the unique compositional voices coming out of Louisiana today and shows the varied concerns and influences of modern composers. Five of the pieces were chosen from our 2014 Call for Scores … Continue reading

The Versipel Collective presents Homegrown New Music

The Versipel Collective presents Homegrown New Music

On December 4, 2014, at 7pm, Versipel New Music will present a program of contemporary works composed exclusively by living Louisiana composers at Cafe Istanbul. Influenced by technology, world events, relationships, nature and memory, these works represent a cross-section of modern-day concerns, inspirations and musical styles. Whether native Louisianans, or adopted Louisianans, composers who have made … Continue reading

fireflies were making decodable signals on behalf of stranded spirits…

fireflies were making decodable signals on behalf of stranded spirits…

On October 9, Versipel New Music presented a guest artist concert featuring Michael McCurdy on percussion and Christa Van Alstine on clarinet/bass clarinet at the Marigny Opera House. The concert featured world premiere performances of works by Philip Schuessler, Max Duykers and Kari Besharse along with works by Tristan Perich and David Lang. Check out … Continue reading