September 15, 2011
7pm cocktails and light dinner reception / 8pm concert
Angel Orensanz Center / 172 Norfolk Street NYC
Season Opening Concert and Celebration
Timothy Andres, Composer
Vivian Fung, Composer
Ray Lustig, Composer
Andrew Cyr, Artistic Director / Conductor
Kristin Lee, Solo Violin
Jolle Greenleaf, Soprano
Timothy Andres, Solo Piano
TENET, Guest Vocal Ensemble
On the Program
Ray Lustig: Compose Thyself
Jolle Greenleaf, soprano; TENET, guest vocal ensemble — world premiere
Vivian Fung: Violin Concerto
Kristin Lee, solo violin — world premiere
Andres/Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 "Coronation"
Timothy Andres, solo piano — encore performance
About the Concert
Join Metropolis Ensemble and 'wichcraft for an evening of music, food, and wine in a stunning setting. Experience new works inspired by classical lyricism in their most contemporary forms by resident composers Timothy Andres, Vivian Fung, and Ray Lustig. Also featuring the acclaimed vocal ensemble TENET and soprano Jolle Greenleaf, concert violinist Kristin Lee, and Timothy Andres, solo piano.
When you arrive at the concert, you will be handed your chair and given the opportunity to sit anywhere in the Angel Orensanz Center you like... and try a different location after intermission! Looking for a truly unique perspective? Buy one of our VIP tickets to reserve a table for four with a complimentary bottle of wine.
Light dinner and hors d'oeuvres generously sponsored by ‘wichcraft
Compose Thyself is a Metropolis Ensemble commission with funds provided by New York State Council on the Arts. Violin Concerto is a Metropolis Ensemble commission with funds generously provided by the De Rosa Foundation. Piano Concerto No. 26 "Coronation" is a Metropolis Ensemble 2010 commission.