May 20, 2010
1pm / Trinity Wall Street / 79 Broadway NYC
8pm / Angel Orensanz Center / 172 Norfolk Street NYC


Home Stretch

Chamber orchestra concert featuring premieres and new commissions

Timothy Andres, Composer
Anna Clyne, Composer
Andrew Norman, Composer
Andrew Cyr, Artistic Director / Conductor
Timothy Andres, Solo Piano


On the Program

Timothy Andres: Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno
for chamber orchestra — world premiere

Anna Clyne: Within Her Arms
for 15 piece string ensemble — New York premiere

Timothy Andres: Home Stretch
for piano and chamber orchestra — New York premiere
Featuring Timothy Andres, piano

Andrew Norman: Gran Turismo
for 8 virtuoso violins
Performance at Trinity Wall Street

W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 "Coronation"
for piano and chamber orchestra
Performance at Angel Orensanz Center
Featuring Timothy Andres, piano, with his new left hand and cadenza.


Performers

Andrew Cyr, Artistic Director / Conductor
Timothy Andres, Solo Piano
Kristin Lee, Violin / Leader
Joanna Frankel, Violin
Semion Gavrikov, Violin
Joan Plana Nadal, Violin
Emily Smith, Violin
Josef Spacek, Violin
Ying Xue, Violin
Maurycy Banaszek, Viola
Owen Dalby, Viola
Wei-Yang Andy Lin, Viola
Na-Young Baek, Cello
Ashley Bathgate, Cello
Gregorio Robino, Cello
Douglas Balliett, Bass
Evan Premo, Bass
Logan Coale, Bass
Lance Suzuki, Flute
James Austin Smith, Oboe
Michelle Farah, Oboe
Brad Balliett, Bassoon
Adrian Morejon, Bassoon
Alana Vegter, French Horn
Danielle Rose, French Horn
Katie Miller, Trumpet
Paul Murphy, Trumpet
Britton Matthews, Percussion


About the Concert

Join Metropolis Ensemble and Artistic Director / Conductor Andrew Cyr for "Home Stretch," a chamber orchestra concert featuring premieres and new commissions from rising star composers Timothy Andres and Anna Clyne, alongside a re-imagined Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 26 ("Coronation"), by composer/pianist Timothy Andres. Free wine reception at intermission sponsored by Miro Cellars, the boutique winery from Sonoma Valley, California. Members-only wine tasting at 7pm, co-sponsored by The Bates Club. When you arrive at the concert on May 20, you will be handed your chair and given the opportunity to sit anywhere in the Angel Orensanz Center you like! Why not try a different location after intermission?

Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno is a Metropolis Ensemble commission. Piano left-hand and cadenzas for Piano Concerto No. 26by Timothy Andres, written for Metropolis Ensemble. Wine is generously donated by Miro Cellars.


Home Stretch