Duo46 Concert

Dimanche, Mars 16, 2014
Titre de l'événement: Duo46 Concert
  • Région: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: St. Peter’s United Church 203 York Street, Sudbury @ 8pm
  • Temps: 8:00pm
  • Prix: --
  • Genre: Ensembles de chambre mixtes (1-9 interprètes)
  • Lien externe: 5 Penny New Music Concerts
Description:

Canadian and American Music

USA
Daniel Asia "Momentary Lapses" (2000)
Jack Fortner "Equal Voices" (2008) for Duo46
Karl Korte "Virtual Voices" (2007) for Duo46

CANADA
Francois Morel "Divergences" (1983)
Robert Lemay "Gris sur gris" (2013) for Duo46 and world premiere
John Oliver "On Freedom" (2008) for Duo46

The ensemble Duo46 is guitarist Matthew Gould and violinist Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould. As artists living in the 21st-century, Beth and Matt embrace music by living composers and their recordings often celebrate new chamber music for guitar composed specifically for them with a repertoire of literally hundreds of original works for violin and guitar duo including double concertos with orchestra and modular trios with mandolin (B.A.M. with Deutsche Gramophone Recording artist Avi Avital, Israel), clarinet (Dr. Jana Starling, Western University, Canada), cello (Erich Oskar Hueter, Austria), and piano (Strung Out Trio with Dr. Nathanael May, Missouri Western University, USA). Performance highlights include concerts in Austria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, and Turkey with notable appearances at the Kennedy Center, Guitar Foundation of America, New York Guitar Seminar, Entrecuerdas International Guitar Festival, Hermopoulis International Guitar Festival and soundSCAPE Music Festival in Italy. Distinguished ensemble residency work includes Harvard, Florida State, University of California Berkeley, Hochschule for Musik Wurzburg, Student Composers Inc., and American Composers Forum. Awards and honors include two Barlow Commissioning Grants (Michael Quell, Germany and American Geoffrey Gordon, USA), CBC Radio 2 Commission Grant (John Oliver, Canada), ENCORE Performance Grant (John Mayrose, USA), showcase ensemble for Chamber Music America, touring sponsorship by the American Embassy in Chile, and radio broadcast on European Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, British Broadcasting Corporation and New Zealand Radio. Scores available with Les Productions D’Oz (Canada) and Sconfinarte (Italy). Recordings available on Albany, Beauport Classical, Centaur, Guitar Plus, Meyer Media, NEOS, Parma and Summit; all garnering rave reviews from American Record Guide, Classical Guitar Magazine, Guitar Review, Fanfare, Gramophone, Soundboard, and Strad as well as numerous online reviews. Formally faculty at Eastern Mediterranean University on the island of Cyprus, Arizona State University, and Peabody Preparatory in Baltimore, Duo46 now reside in Ontario, Canada with Sophia and Max, and are faculty at Cambrian College. http://www.duo46.com

Guitarist Dr. Matthew Gould is active as a performer, scholar and teacher. As an artist living in the 21st-century, Matt concertizes internationally embracing music by living composers and his recordings often celebrate new chamber music for guitar composed specifically for him with literally hundreds of original works for violin and guitar duo including double concertos and modular trios with mandolin (Grammy Nominated and Deutsche Gramophone recording artist Avi Avital, Israel), clarinet (Dr. Jana Starling, Western University Canada), cello (Erich Oskar Hueter, Austria), and piano (Dr. Nathanael May, Missouri State University, USA). Performance highlights include concerts in Austria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, and Turkey with notable appearances at the Kennedy Center, Herbst Theater, Guitar Foundation of America (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oberlin Conservatory, University of Georgia), International Clarinet Association Clarinet Fest, College Music Society, Hermoupolis International Guitar Festival in Greece, New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes, and soundSCAPE Music Festival in Italy with radio broadcasts via European Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, British Broadcasting Corporation, and New Zealand Radio. Distinguished ensemble residency work includes Harvard, Berkeley, Uludag Conservatory Turkey, Hochschule for Musik Wurzburg, Student Composers Inc., Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Birmingham Art Music Alliance, and the American Composers Forum. Awards include two Barlow Foundation Commissioning grants as Duo46 with composer Geoffrey Gordon (USA) and as the Strung Out Trio with composer Michael Quell (Germany), a CBC Radio 2 Commissioning Grant as Duo46 with John Oliver (Canada), an ENCORE Performance Grant from the American Composers Forum with John Mayrose (USA), Duo46 touring sponsorship of Chile from the American Embassy in Santiago, Feline Shouse Chamber Music Fellowship at Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, and Duo46 ensemble showcase for Chamber Music America. As a scholar, Dr. Gould (B.Mus. Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University with Manuel Barrueco; M.Mus. University of Arizona with Tom Patterson; D.M.A. Arizona State University with Frank Koonce) has presented papers on “Composing for Guitar” at San Francisco Conservatory, UC Berkeley, CSU Fresno, and the Vittadini School of Music (Italy). Commissioned scores are available with Les Productions D’Oz (Canada) in a Duo46 Collection and Sconfinarte (Italy). Recordings available on Albany Records (Aires de Sefarad: Music of Jorge Liderman, Psuedosynthesis: Music of Brian Hulse), Centaur Records (The Guitar Music of Karl Korte, High Wire Acts: Music of Laura Schwendinger), Guitar Plus Records (Homage to the ‘50s), Kyra Records (Artist Around The World Perform Stephen Funk Pearson), Meyer-Media (Fables, Forms and Fears: Music of Paul Richards), NEOS (Music of Marcela Pavia and Max Keller), Revello (Music of Scott Brickman), Summit Records (Untaming the Fury: New American Music for Guitar and Violin); garnering positive reviews from American Record Guide, Fanfare, Classical Guitar Magazine, Gramophone, Guitar Review, Soundboard, The Strad, among others. Former Assistant Professor at Eastern Mediterranean University on the island of Cyprus, Arizona State University, University of Memphis, Dr. Gould is currently Director of Guitar Studies at Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario.

Violinist Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould (B.M. Indiana University Bloomington, M.M. University of Arizona) made her soloist debut at the age of 16 with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. She has performed throughout the United States including the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, and has toured Europe with Sir George Solti and the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra. She has performed chamber music with many renowned artists including Lynn Harrell and Yefim Bronfman, has worked under conductors such as David Zinman, Neeme Jarvi, Simon Rattle, Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin and Christoph Dohnanyi, and has performed in concert at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, the Sarasota Chamber Music Festival, the Meadowmount School of Music, ENCORE, Music ’98, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Hermopoulis International Guitar Festival,Greece, the Styrian Chamber Music Festival, Austria, the Guitar Foundation of America Conference, the Cortona Contemporary Chamber Music Festival and Soundscape-Pavia New Music festival in Italy. Beth has received many honors and awards such as ENCORE performance grant from the American Composers Forum, 2 Barlow Commissioning Grants, Arizona Commission on the Arts Grant, and a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio 2 Commissioning Grant, among others. Her primary teachers have included Linda Cerone and Victor Danchenko at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Eugene Gratovich at University of Texas Austin, Conny Kiradjieff, Andreas Reiner of the Rosamunde String Quartet, Mark Rush at the University of Arizona, and Nelli Shkolnikova at Indiana University. Chamber Music coaches have included Henry Meyer from the Lasalle Quartet, Paul Katz from the Cleveland Quartet and Phillip Setzer from the Emerson Quartet. As an artist living in the 21st century, Beth embraces music by living composers and has commissioned over 100 works for violin. Recordings available on Albany Records (Aires de Sefarad: Music of Jorge Liderman, Psuedosynthesis: Music of Brian Hulse), Centaur Records (The Guitar Music of Karl Korte, High Wire Acts: Music of Laura Schwendinger), Guitar Plus Records (Homage to the ‘50s), Kyra Records (Artist Around The World Perform Stephen Funk Pearson), Meyer-Media (Fables, Forms and Fears: Music of Paul Richards), NEOS (Music of Marcela Pavia and Max Keller), Revello (Music of Scott Brickman), Ablaze (Music of David Lipten), Summit Records (Untaming the Fury: New American Music for Guitar and Violin); garnering positive reviews from American Record Guide, Fanfare, Classical Guitar Magazine, Gramophone, Guitar Review, Soundboard, The Strad, among others. Former Assistant Professor at Eastern Mediterranean University on the island of Cyprus, Beth is currently teaching violin at Cambrian College and the Music Academy in Sudbury.