events

2017
  • January 14
    Piano Album 1
    Carolyn Enger, piano
    Nasjonalmuseet; Oslo, Norway

  • January 15
    Piano Album 1
    Carolyn Enger, piano
    Kulturhuset; Oslo, Norway

  • January 28, 29 Our Town
    Townsend Opera
    Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Fresno CA

  • January 21, 22, 2017
    Our Town
    Townsend Opera
    Gallo Center for the Arts, Fosters Theater; Modesto CA

  • January 28, 29
    Our Town
    Townsend Opera
    Veterans Memorial Auditorium; Fresno CA

  • January 29
    Water Music
    United States Marine Band
    Schlessinger Hall; Alexandria VA

  • March 3,4
    Our Town
    Oregon State University; Corvallis OR

  • March 10, 11
    Our Town
    University of Missouri Show-Me Opera
    Missouri Theatre; Columbia MO

  • May 12, 13 Our Town
    Claire Trevor School of the Arts
    University of California, Irvine

  • March 17, 18, 20, 22, 24
    Our Town
    Chicago Fringe Opera
    Chopin Theatre, Chicago IL

  • March 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 Four Madrigals
    Americans in Paris (program)
    New Century Chamber Orchestra with vocal ensemble Chanticleer
    Berkeley, Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Rafael
2016
  • August 6
    Eleven Studies for Eleven Players
    Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
    Marrowstone Music Festival, Bellingham, WA

  • August 14, 15
    Lions (A Dream)
    Sunriver Music Festival; Bend, Oregon

  • October 22
    Eleven Studies for Eleven Players
    Boston Conservatory at Berklee/ Gil Rose
    Boston, MA

  • November 8
    United States
    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Di Menna Center, NY, NY

  • November 26
    Mercy and Truth Are Met
    The Elysian Singers of London
2015
  • November 29
    Evidence of Things Not Seen
    World Aids Day Concert
    Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis IN

  • October 29
    American Miniatures: Carolyn Enger in Recital; piano music of NR.
    NY Public Library for the Performing Arts; Bruno Walter Auditorium; NYC

  • October 22
    Rorem at 92
    Here and Now Series
    Bargemusic, Brooklyn NY

  • October 22 Piano Album I
    Carolyn Enger, piano
    University of Chicago, Fulton Recital Hall; Chicago IL

  • October 21
    Piano Album I
    Carolyn Enger, piano
    Pianoforte Foundation; Chicago IL

  • July 17,18 Satan's Litanies: Prayer
    Cor Flammae
    Vancover, Canada

  • July 5 Be Not Afeard (World Premiere)
    Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox MA

  • June 28
    In Time of Pestilence
    Coro Da OSEP/Naomi Munakata
    Sala Sao Paulo; Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • June 19, 20, 21 (includes two outdoor performances)
    Our Town (Canadian premiere)
    Opera NUOVA; Edmonton, Canada

  • June 13, 14, 18, 19
    Our Town, the opera
    Boston Opera Collaborative
    Modern Theater at Suffolk University, Boston, MA

  • May 19, 20
    Lions (A Dream)
    Oregon Symphony / Pink Martini / Carlos Kalmar
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland OR

  • April 9, 10, 11, 12
    Our Town opera
    Eastman School of Music; Rochester NY

  • March 22
    Songs America Loves to Sing
    music by John Harbison, Ned Rorem, Pierre Jalbert
    Chamber Music Society of Louisville; Louisville KY

  • March 15
    Songs America Loves to Sing
    music by John Harbison, Ned Rorem, Pierre Jalbert
    The Copland House; Mt. Kisco NY

  • February 13
    Great Singers lll: Evenings of Song
    Nathaniel Olson, Kevin Murphy
    Early in the Morning
    Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, NY city

  • February 6, 2015
    Spring Music
    Asko Schoenberg Ensemble
    De Singel, Antwerp, Belgium

  • January 22, 2015
    Spring Music
    Asko Schoenberg Ensemble
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • January 20, 2015
    Des Américains à Paris,
    A tribute to Nadia Boulanger
    Scène Nationale de Besançon
2014

  • November 30
    Piano Album 1 / Six Friends
    Carolyn Enger, piano
    The National Gallery of Art
    Washington DC

  • November 8
    War Scenes
    Cheah Chan Duo
    Church of St. Luke in the Fields; New York NY

  • November 6
    Piano Album 1 / Six Friends
    Carolyn Enger, piano
    The Kosciuszko Foundation
    New York, NY

  • October 24
    Cello Concerto
    Ashley Sidon, Michael Wheatley
    KrashDC, Washington DC

  • October 24
    Four Dialogues for soprano, tenor and two pianos
    The Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation
    Coral Gables, Florida

  • October 20
    Ned Rorem: A Tribute in Song
    ASU Studio 303, Arizona State University School of Music
    Tempe, Arizona

  • October 5, 2014
    How Like a Winter
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano /Joseph Breinl, piano /Rick Stotijn, double-bass
    Opernhaus,Foyer 1. Rang, Stuttgart, Germany

  • August 24, 2014
    War Scenes
    Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), James Baillieu (piano)
    The Great Hall, Southwell, United Kingdom

  • August 6
    Bright Music
    Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival
    Bridgehampton, NY

  • April 23, 24, 25
    Three concerts of NR music, in honor of his 90th birthday
    Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen MI

  • March 26
    A Ned Rorem Songbook, homage to Ned Rorem
    features world premieres by former students and excerpts from Evidence of Things Not Seen

  • March 16, 2014
    How Like A Winter
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano / Joseph Breinl, piano / Rick Stotijn, double-bass
    Philharmonie, Koln, Germany

  • March 13 Evidence of Things Not Seen
    Mitglieder des RIAS Kammerchores/ Philip Mayers
    U.S. Army Chapel, Berlin, Germany

  • March 12 Day Music / Night Music
    Madeleine Michell, Nigel Foster
    Bangor New Music Festival; Bangor, Wales, UK

  • February 26- March 2
    Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters; Ned Rorem/Gertrude Stein opera
    Encompass New Opera Theatre, Brooklyn NY

  • February 21,22,23
    Our Town
    Oklahoma City University, Kirkpatrick Auditorium

  • February 22
    After Reading Shakespeare
    Adele Bitter, cello
    Skulpturenpark Waldfreiden, Pavillon, Wuppertal, Germany

  • February 10, 11, 12, 13 extracts from War Scenes
    The Hebrides Ensemble; Scotland
    University of Glasgow; February 10
    Queen's Hall, Edinburgh; February 11
    Perth Concert Hall; February 12
    The Sage; Gateshead; February 13

  • January 27, 2014
    How Like A Winter
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano / Joseph Breinl, piano / Rick Stotijn, double-bass
    La Monnaie, Grande Salle, Brussels, Belgium

2013
  • November 19
    Eagles
    BBC National Orchestra of Wales/ Eric Stern
    BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, UK

  • November 18
    Four Colors
    Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Noritaka Ito, piano
    Hiroshima, Japan

  • November 5
    Ned is Ninety
    New York Festival of Song
    Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Center
    New York NY

  • November 3
    Ned is Ninety
    New York Festival of Song
    Isabella Gardner Museum, Boston MA

  • November 1
    Clouds, I strolled Across an Open Field, Look Down Fair Moon, Love, Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal, O Do Not Love Too Long, Sometimes With One I Love
    Trudy Chan, piano; Philip Cheah, voice
    Church of St Luke in the Fields
    New York NY

  • November 1
    Ned is Ninety
    New York Festival of Song
    Brown University, Providence RI

  • October 26
    Ned Rorem at 90
    Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Matthew Odell, piano
    Spectrum Performance Space
    New York, NY

  • October 31
    How Like a Winter
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano/ Joseph Brienl, piano/ Rick Stotijn, double-bass
    De Oosterport, Groningen, Netherlands

  • October 29
    How Like a Winter (World Premiere)
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano/ Joseph Brienl, piano/ Rick Stotijn, double-bass
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • October 23
    Evidence of Things Not Seen
    London Song Festival
    Church of St Paul
    Covent Garden, London, UK

  • October 23
    Evidence of Things Not Seen
    The Curtis Opera Theatre; Mikael Eliasen, director
    The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia PA

  • October 20
    Ariel
    Northwestern University/ Donald Nally, conductor
    Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
    Northwestern University, Evanston IL

  • October 18
    Four Colors, Pas de Trois, Picnic on the Marne
    Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Judith Olson, piano
    Bargemusic; Brooklyn NY

  • October 10
    Ned @ 90
    Cries and Whispers', Four Prayers, Nine Episodes for Four Players, Picnic on the Marne, Solemn Prelude Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
    Northwestern University, Evanston IL

  • October 10
    Ned @ 90
    Aftermath, Letters From Paris, Recalling
    Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
    Northwestern University, Evanston IL

  • August 20
    Dances
    Adrian Daurov, cello; Spencer Myer, piano
    Nantucket Musical Arts Society
    Nantucket MA

  • August 11
    Our Town
    Monadnock Music 2013 Festival
    Peterborough NH

  • July 10
    String Quartet # 4
    Voxare String Quartet
    Maverick Concerts, Woodstock NY

  • July 2 - 28, 2013
    Our Town
    Central City Opera; Ken Cazan, director
    Central City Opera House, Central City CO

  • July 1
    Modern Masters, music of Britten and Rorem
    Concordia Choir
    Church of St. Peter and St. Andrew, Hartford CT

  • May 30
    Mallet Concerto
    Dame Evelyn Glennie / City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong / Jean Thorel
    City Hall Concert Hall, Hong Kong

  • April 26, 27
    Our Town
    Drake University, Des Moines, IA

  • April 14
    Our Town- Emily's Aria
    Nicole Futoran
    McDonough Auditorium- Marietta College, Marietta OH

  • March 20, March 21
    Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra
    Edino Biaggi, cor anglais / Queens College / JoAnn Faletta
    LeFrak Concert Hall, Flushing NY

  • February 15
    Last Poems of Wallace Stevens
    Kerstin Klein-Koyuncu, soprano/ Sybille Hesselbarth, cello/ Edwin Diele, piano.
    Altes Rathaus, Festsaal, Leipzig, Germany

  • February 10
    Aftermath
    Randall Scarlata, baritone
    Alice Tully Hall, NY

  • February 7
    Aftermath
    St. Cecelia Music Center; Grand Rapids MI

  • January 31, 2013
    Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra
    Norddeutsche Philharmonic Rostock / Hermann Lehner
    Hochschule fur Music und Theater, Katharinensaal, Rostock, Germany
2012
  • December 26
    For The Only Jim In the World
    Adam Tendler, piano
    San Diego Public Library
    San Diego CA

  • December 14
    For The Only Jim In the World
    Adam Tendler, piano
    Rothko Chapel
    Houston TX

  • December 8
    For the Only Jim In the World
    Adam Tendler, piano
    Spectrum, New York NY

  • November 24
    For the Only Jim In the World
    Adam Tendler, piano
    Bethany Church, Montpelier VT

  • November 16, 17
    Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters, opera
    Royal Conservatory of Music
    Toronto, ON, Canada

  • November 2, 3
    Fables
    Roland Hayes Concert Hall
    Chattanooga TN

  • October 30
    Solemn Prelude
    San Francisco Conservatory of Music; San Francisco, CA

  • October 13
    Ned Rorem: Word & Music
    screening of NR documentary
    Dallas Museum of Art

  • October 24
    Pilgrims
    Galicia Royal Philharmonic/ Paul Daniel
    Galicia, Spain

  • September 23
    Bright Music Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    Benson Great hall- Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN

  • September 22
    Winter Pages; Brian McCurdy
    George Mason University, Fairfax VA

  • September 21
    Bright Music Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN

  • September 20
    Bright Music Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    Trinity Lutheran Church, Stillwater MN

  • September 19
    Lecture Recital-The Clarinet Music of Ned Rorem
    Ariel, End of Summer, Four Colors; Brian McCurdy
    George Mason University, Fairfax VA

  • September 15
    Carole Farley & Friends: The Art Of American Song
    with composers Ned Rorem, William Bolcom, David Leisner and Paul Morivic accompanying.

  • August 26
    Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters, opera
    The Opera Studio, Melbourne
    Melbourne, Australia

  • July 28
    War Scenes
    Sasha Cooke, piano
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA

  • June 10
    Poems of Love and the Rain
    Erica L. Koehring, mezzo-soprano
    Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis IN

  • June 10
    Piano Trio
    The Horszowski Trio
    St Mark's Church, Jackson Heights, NY

  • June 6, 2012
    Views From The Oldest House
    Kent Tritle, organ
    Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, NY NY

  • June 2, 6 2012
    Our Town
    Stephen Medcalf, Director / Students from Guildhall School
    Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, United Kingdom

  • May 29, 31 2012
    Our Town
    Stephen Medcalf, Director / Students from Guildhall School
    Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, United Kingdom

  • May 17
    After Reading Shakespeare
    Matt Haimovitz, cello
    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

  • April 27, May 5 2012
    Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters, opera
    Wall to Wall Gertrude's Paris
    Symphony Space, New York

  • May 5
    Bright Music
    Radius Ensemble; Edward M. Pickman
    Longy School of Music; Boston MA

  • April 20,21,22
    Fables
    Shenandoah University / Karen Keating
    Shingleton Dance Space, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, USA

  • April 24
    Four Colors
    Tom Piercy, clarinet
    St. Peter's Church
    Citicorp Center, NY

  • April 18
    Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra
    Edino Biaggi, English horn Queens College CUNY; LeFrank Concert Hall; Flushing NY

  • April 17,18
    Lie of the Land
    Martin Lawrance, choreographer / Richard Alston Dance Company
    Clywd Theatr Cymru
    Mold, North Wales, UK

  • March 31
    Ariel
    Caroline Helton, soprano; Chad Edward Burrow, clarinet; Amy I-Lin Cheng, piano
    University of Michigan; Ann Arbor MI

  • March 23,24,25
    Lie of the Land
    Martin Lawrance, choreographer / Richard Alston Dance Company
    Schrittmacher Festival
    Aachen, Germany

  • March 16, 2012
    Letters From Paris
    Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Symphony Chorus
    Paramount Theatre, Oakland CA

  • New York Festival of Song
    New York to Paris, Paris to Paradise
    Merkin Hall, NY

  • February 29 - March 11
    Lie of the Land
    Martin Lawrance, choreographer / Richard Alston Dance Company
    Sadlers Wells Theatre, London, UK

  • February 12
    Second String Quartet
    Voxare Quartet
    The Phillips Collection; Washington DC

  • February 12
    Mallet Concerto
    Ian Ding / Bloomington Symphony Orchestra / Jeffrey Stirling
    St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Bloomington, MN

  • February 10, 2012
    'Poems of Love and the Rain
    Eric Koehring, soprano; Natalia Rivera, piano
    Central Methodist Church, Kansas City MO

  • January 28
    The Unquestioned Answer
    Mimesis Ensemble
    Merkin Concert Hall; Kaufman Center, New York NY

  • January 26
    Four Colors, Full of Life Now, Lullaby of the Woman of the Mountain
    Thomas Piercy, clarinet
    Miwa Onodera, piano
    Mika Tanaka,piano
    Casa Classica
    Tokyo, Japan

2011
  • December 22
    Four Colors, Full of Life Now, Lullaby of the Woman of the Mountain
    Thomas Piercy, clarinet
    Miwa Onodera, piano
    Mika Tanaka,piano
    Icho Hall
    Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

  • December 17
    Four Colors, Full of Life Now, Lullaby of the Woman of the Mountain
    Thomas Piercy, clarinet
    Miwa Onodera, piano
    Mika Tanaka,piano
    Casa Classica
    Tokyo, Japan

  • December 1, 2, 3, 2011
    Lions: A Dream
    Big Band de la Musique de l'Air /Orchestra National de Lyon/ Leonard Slatkin
    Auditorium Maurice Ravel; Lyon, France

  • November 22, 2011
    Views From The Oldest House
    Kent Tritle, organ
    The Cathedral of St. John The Divine, NY NY

  • November 15, 2011
    Lie of the Land
    Martin Lawrance, choreographer / Richard Alston Dance Company
    Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, United Kingdom

  • November 16, 2011 Two Poems of Theodore Roethke
    Saginaw Valley State University
    First Presbyterian Church, Bay City, MI, USA

  • November 5, 2011
    Three Barcarolles, Spring Music, and 4 song transcriptions of NR songs
    Marc Peloquin, piano
    Tenri Cultural Institute; NY NY

  • October 25
    Symphony #2
    Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra /Arthur Post
    Hilldale Lutheran Church; thunder Bay, ON, Canada

  • October 21, 23, 2011
    Trio For Flute,Cello, and Piano
    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    SPCO Center; Saint Paul MN

  • October 17, 2011
    Views From The Oldest House
    Kent Tritle, organ
    Park Ave. Methodist Church, NY NY

  • October 6, 2011
    'Views From The Oldest House
    Kent Tritle, organ
    St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague, Czech Republic

  • September 25, 2011
    Views From The Oldest House
    Kent Tritle, organ
    St. Francis Church, Stamford CT

  • August 18, 2011
    The Unquestioned Answer Mary Martin, flute; Jesse Mills, Yura Lee, violin; Fred Sherry, cello; Orion Weiss, piano
    Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival; NY

  • August 11
    For the Only Jim in the World, collected piano pieces for Jim Holmes
    Adam Tendler, piano
    Berkeley Arts Festival, Berkeley CA

  • August 12
    For the Only Jim in the World, collected piano pieces for Jim Holmes
    Sixty Notes for Judy
    Adam Tendler, piano
    Old First Church, San Francisco CA

  • July 12, 2011
    After Reading Shakespeare
    Justin Dougherty, cello
    San Francisco LGBT Community Center, San Francisco CA

  • July 6
    Trio for Flute, Violoncello, and Piano
    Dolce Suono plays American Masterpieces
    Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University
    Princeton NJ

  • July 6
    Song and Dance
    Olga Vinkur, piano
    Bargemusic, Brooklyn NY

  • June 28, 30
    Seven Motets for the Church Year
    Grant Park Chorus/ Christopher Bell
    Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Chicago IL

  • June 19
    For the Only Jim in the World, collected piano pieces for Jim Holmes
    Adam Tendler, piano
    Dixon Place HOT! Festival, New York NY

  • May 29, 2011
    Ariel
    Words & Music, Inc.
    The Lyceum, Alexandria, VA

  • May 29
    Ariel
    Melissa Coombs, soprano; Brian David Jones, clarinet; Virginia Sircy, piano
    Words and Music, Inc.
    The Lyceum; Alexandris VA

  • May 8
    Poems of Love and the Rain Royal Northern College of Music Concert Hall
    Manchester UK

  • May 1
    What is Pink
    Melodia Women's Choir of NYC
    West End Collegiate Church / 368 West End Ave.
    New York NY

  • April 30
    What is Pink
    Melodia Women's Choir of NYC
    Holy Apostle Church / 296 Ninth Ave.
    New York NY

  • April 27 2012
    Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters, opera
    Wall to Wall Gertrude's Paris
    Symphony Space, New York

  • March 28
    Nadia and Lili Boulanger: A Legacy of Music-Making Includes works of NR
    SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music
    Potsdam, NY

  • March 24
    Dances, Cello and Piano
    The Alazan Piano Trio
    Marvin Methodist Church
    Tyler, TX

  • March 22
    Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Kyle Bielfield, tenor / Lachlan Glen, Piano
    Alice Tully Hall
    New York, NY

  • March 17,19,21,23
    Our Town
    Alice Pratt Brown Hall Wortham Opera Theater
    Shepard School of Music, Rice University
    Houston, TX

  • March 19, 2011
    The End of Summer
    The University of Manchester; Royal Northern College of Music
    Manchester UK

  • March 6
    A Quaker Reader
    Donald Sutherland, organ; C Street Brass
    Leith Symington Griswold Hall
    Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD

  • March 1,2, 2011
    Lie of the Land, choreography by Martin Lawrance, danced to NR's String Quartet #4
    Richard Alston Dance Company
    Norwich Theatre Royal
    Norwich, England

  • February 22, 2011
    Dances, Cello and Piano
    The Alazan Piano Trio
    Cole Concert Hall; Stephen F. Austin State University, School of Music
    Nacogdoches TX

  • February 15, February 17
    I Dreamed in a Dream
    New York Festival of Song: Night and Day U.S.A.
    Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67 St, New York NY

  • February 12
    I Dreamed in a Dream
    New York Festival of Song: Night and Day U.S.A.
    Gildenhorn Recital Hall
    University of Maryland; College Park MD

  • February 3
    End of Summer
    Boston New Music Project; Zodiac Trio (clarinet/violin/piano)
    David Friend Recital Hall, Berklee School of Music

  • January 31, 8:00
    End of Summer
    Boston New Music Project; Zodiac Trio (clarinet/violin/piano)
    Seully Hall; Boston Conservatory

  • January 23, 2011
    Love Alone
    Hudson Chorale
    Greeley High School; Chappaqua NY

  • January 17, 2011 Psalm 110 (World Premiere)
    Central Bucks County High School West Chamber Choir / Joseph Ohrt
    Saint Patrick's Cathedral
    New York NY

  • January 15,16, 2011
    Three Sisters Who are Not Sisters
    Jacksonville Opera Theater
    Mason Hall Performance Center, Jacksonville AL
2010
  • December 14, 2010 Traffic
    Parkside Wind Ensemble and Community Band
    University of Wisconsin; Kenosha WI

  • December 12, 2010 Aftermath
    Mikael Eliasen's 25th Anniversary Recital
    Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music
    Philadelphia, PA

  • December 5, 2010 Te Deum
    BachFest Chorus, Western Brass Quintet, and organist Eric Strand
    Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College
    Kalamazoo, MI

  • December 3, 2010 Last Poems of Wallace Stevens
    Max-Joseph-Saal der Residence
    Munich, Germany

  • November 23, 2010
    End Of Summer
    CHROMA, chamber ensemble
    University of Sheffield, Firth Hall
    Sheffield, UK

  • October 21, 2010
    World Premiere
    Sonnet 147
    The Prince Consort
    Oxford Lieder Festival; Holywell Music Room
    Oxford UK

  • October 11, 2010
    Spring Music
    The Finisterra Trio with The Seasons String Quartet
    The Seasons Fall Music Festival, Yakima WA

  • October 6, 8, 10 2010
    Our Town
    Opera Idaho
    Egyptian Theater, Boise Idaho
    Director David Cox; conductor Steven Crawford

  • October 1, 2, 2010
    Satan's Litanies
    Musica Intima, vocal chamber ensemble
    Christ Church Cathedral, St. Philip's Anglican Church
    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • September 24, 2010
    'String Quartet No.4
    Voxare String Quartet
    The Phoenix Concerts of St. Matthew & St. Timothy
    26 West 84 St., NYC

  • September 2010
    War Scenes
    Centenary College, Shrevesport, LA

  • August 23, 2010
    program includes NR songs
    Simon Keenlyside, baritone/Malcom Martineau, piano
    Queens Hall: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • June 16-19, 2010
    Lie of the Land, choreography by Martin Lawrance, danced to NR's String Quartet #4
    World Premiere
    Richard Alston Dance Company
    The Place, London, England

  • May 16, 2010
    Music for Friends, A concert of Quaker Music; excerpts from NR's A Quaker Reader
    First United Methodist Church
    Birmingham, AL

  • May 15, 2010
    Sonata No. 3, Three Songs
    Live Music by Living Composers; benefit concert, The Leschetizky Association, Tenri Cultural Institute
    New York, NY

  • May 10, 2010
    Frankly Music with Frank Almond, Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra selections from Day Music and Night Music, for violin and piano Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield WI

  • May 1, 2010
    Evidence of Things Not Seen
    4:00, pre-show discussion; 5:00 performance
    Gildenhorn Recital Hall
    University of Maryland, College park MD

  • April 22, 23, 24, 25, 2010
    Our Town
    University of Colorado, Boulder

  • March 12,and 13, 2010
    Our Town
    Willamette University, Salem, Oregon

  • March 14, 2010
    All Rorem program
    The Prince Consort
    Wigmore Hall, London UK

  • March 11, 2010, 8:00
    Art Song Forward: Unplugged
    songs by Ned Rorem and other composers
    Galapogos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
    http://www.galapagosartspace.com

  • February 11,12,13,14. 2010
    Our Town
    Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea , Ohio

  • February 21, 2010
    In Time of Pestilence
    Swedish Radio Choir/ Ragnar Bohlin
    Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor MI

  • February 19, 20, 21
    Frolic
    Houston Symphony/Hans Graf
    Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Houston, Texas

  • February 6 ,8 ,9, 13, 14, 16, 17 2010
    Bertha - opera
    Opera Stabile, Hamburg State Opera
    Hamburg, Germany

  • January 31, 2010; 3:00 p.m.
    Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano
    Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
    427 Chestnut Street; Philadelphia, PA

  • January 28, 2010
    Night Music
    Juilliard School; Peter Jay Sharp Theater
    New York NY

  • January 17, 2010
    Violin Concerto
    Lina Sohn, violin / Boca Raton Philharmonic
    St. Andrews School, Boca Raton, Florida

2009
  • November 2009
    Our Town
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • October 17,18,23,24,25 2009
    Anna la Bonne (Premiere of new production)
    Christian Vetsch, director / Die Oper im Knopfloch / Denette Whitter
    Theater Stok, Zurich, Switzerland
    Kostume: Anna von Zerboni

  • October 25, 2009
    European Premiere
    Evidence of Things Not Seen The Prince Consort
    Oxford Lieder Festival, Oxford U.K.

  • September 27, 2009
    World Premiere
    Four Sonnets of Shakespeare
    Andrew Kennedy, tenor, Roger Vignoles, piano
    Wigmore Hall; London UK
    Concert starts at 4:00 pm

  • 29 June
    Lions (A Dream)
    Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra/ Christopher Seaman
    Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail CO

  • May 11, 2009
    11 Songs For Susan
    Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Carnegie Hall, NY, NY

  • May 11, 2009
    Three Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay (world premiere)
    Zaidee Parkinson, piano/Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano
    Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York

  • May 9, 2009
    11 Songs For Susan (World Premiere)
    Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano/Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Williams Center for the Arts, Easton PA

  • April 29, May 4, 2009
    Another Sleep
    Mitchell Galloway-Edgar, baritone/Katherine Svistoonoff, pianist
    Dudley Recital Hall; University of Houston, Houston Texas

  • April 23, 2009
    Our Town
    University of South Carolina / Ellen Douglas Schlaefer
    Longstreet Theater, Columbia, SC

  • April 7, 2009
    Pilgrims Project Divisi
    Zilkha hall, Houston Texas

  • April 3, 4, 5, 7 2009
    Our Town
    University of North Texas / Stephen Dubberly
    Lyric Theater at Murchison Performing Arts Center; Denton, Texas
  • February 12,13,14,15,16
    Our Town
    Tufts University Ensemble/ Carol Mastrodomenico, director
    Distler Hall, Tufts University, Medford MA

  • 15 January
    Mallet Concerto
    Evelyn Glennie, DBE, percussion
    String Concerto
    Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn/ Ruben Gazarian
    Forum am Schlosspark, Ludwigsburg, Germany

  • 14 January
    Mallet Concerto
    Evelyn Glennie, DBE, percussion / Wuttembergisches Kammerorchester
    String Concerto
    Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn/ Ruben Gazarian
    Theodor-Heuss-Saal/Harmonie, Heilbronn, Germany
2008
  • December 12, 2008
    Tribute to NR's 85th Birthday
    Flute Trio; A Quaker Reader
    Jeremy Haladyna, organ
    UC Santa Barbara, CA

  • December 11, 2008
    Happy Birthdays! Messain, Carter and Rorem
    Trio for Flute, cello and piano

    The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
    142 Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley CA

  • November 14,15,16
    Our Town
    Raylynmor Opera Company
    Peterborough Players; Peterborough, NH

  • 14 November 8:00 PM
    World Premiere Two Shakespeare Poems
    Yale Glee Club; Jeffrey Douma, director
    Woolsey Hall, Yale University
    New Haven, CT

  • November 11, 2008
    Eleven Studies for Eleven Players
    University of Illinois Ensemble/ Donald Schleicher
    Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana IL

  • November 9, 2008
    Daniel Pearl: Harmony for Humanity
    War Scenes
    St. Marks in the Bowery
    131 East 10 Street, NY NY

  • November 1, 2008
    Songs Old and New (World Premiere)
    Mary Wilson, soprano; Iris Orchestra/ Michael Stern
    Germantown Performing Arts Center
    Germantown, TN

  • October 24, 2008
    A Ned Rorem Celebration; works for violin, cello, and piano
    The Phoenix Concerts
    The Church of St. Mathew and St. Timothy
    26 West 84 Street, New York NY

  • September 5
    8:00 pm
    Here and Now: American Contemporary Music Series- Celebrating the Music of Ned Rorem in Honor of his 85th Birthday
    Dances for Cello and Piano, String Quartet No. 2, Song and Dance for Piano, Bright Music
    Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, New York

  • 24 August
    Design
    Cleveland Orchestra / Loras Schissel
    Severence Hall, Cleveland OH

  • 27, 29 June
    Our Town Civic Opera Theater of Kansas City / Andy Anderson
    Folley Theater, Kansas City, MO

  • 13, 15, 19, 21 June
    Our Town Skylark Opera / Steve Stucki
    Pearson Hall, Concordia University, Saint Paul, MN

  • June 9
    7:30 PM
    Premiere of A Little Fantasy for Cello and Piano
    20th Century Classics, 21st Century Premieres; Joshua Roman, cello; Evelyne Luest, piano
    Symphony Space, New York NY

  • 13 May/ 7:30 P.M.
    American Voices
    Saint Thomas Church Concert Series
    0ne West 53 Street, New York

  • 22 May
    Aftermath European premiere
    Event: On Love and War
    Thomas Meglioranza, baritone
    Wigmore Hall, London UK

  • 5 May
    Three Sisters who are not Sisters
    University of Las Vegas / Paul Harris theater, Las Vegas NV

  • 25, 26, 27 April 4:00 P.M. Bertha, Queen of Norway
    Event: Bertha and the Bad Girls ; also Purcell and Handel
    Vertical Player Repertory Opera/ Brooklyn NY

  • 23, 25, 27 April
    Our Town
    Juilliard Opera Center, The Juillard Orchestra, Anne Manson, New York

  • April 22
    Barcarolles
    Literary & Philosophical Society, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

  • 30 March
    The Stars Have Not Dealt for voice/piano
    Florestan Recital Project
    Boston Conservatory

  • 27 March
    World Premiere The Stars Have Not Dealt for voice/piano
    Florestan Recital Project, Dickinson College, Carlisle PA

  • 7 March
    Barcarolles
    NPL Music Society, Teddington, Berkshire, UK

  • 28 February, 1 March
    Our Town Catholic University of America
    Washington, DC

  • 19 January
    Symphony No. 2 (UK Premiere)
    Helios Chamber Orchestra / Owen Leech
    Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church
    London, UK

  • 8 January
    Picnic on the Marne
    Adam Swayne, Hannah Marcinowicz
    Purcell Room
    London, UK
2007
  • 23 November
    Rorem and Bernstein program
    Thomas Lanners, piano
    Pianistes a la Maison du Peuple
    Brussels, Belgium
  • 21 November
    Rorem and Bernstein program
    Thomas Lanners, piano
    Rode Pomt; Ghent, Belgium
  • 3 November
    Lions (A Dream)
    North Carolina Symphony / Branford Marsalis Quartet / Grant Llewllyn
    Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, NC, USA
  • 2 November
    Lions (A Dream)
    North Carolina Symphony / Branford Marsalis Quartet / Grant Llewllyn
    Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, NC, USA
  • 1 November
    Lions (A Dream)
    North Carolina Symphony / Branford Marsalis Quartet / Grant Llewllyn
    Pinecrest High School Auditorium, Southern Pines, NC, USA
  • 24 October
    Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano "Dolce Suono" Group, Haverford PA
  • 18 October
    War Scenes
    Gerald Finley, baritone / Julius Drake, pft
    Wigmore Hall, London UK
  • 10 October
    Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano "Dolce Suono" Group, Philadelphia
  • 7 October
    Little Elegy
    Irene Drummond, soprano / Alasdair Beatson, piano
    Kings College Chapel, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
  • 26 September
    Romeo and Juliet
    Richard Hand, guitar, Jennifer Stinton, flute
    Sherwell Centre, Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • 22 September
    Evidence Of Things Not Seen
    Florestan Recital Project, Dickinson College, Carlisle PA
    7:00 pm
  • 14 September
    Little Elegy, Andy Warhol Celebration
    Irene Drummond, soprano / Iain Burnside, piano
    National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
  • 11,14,17,19 August
    Festival Opera
    Walnut Creek CA
    Our Town West Coast Premiere
  • 10 August
    Lions (A Dream)
    Aspen Festival Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
    Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO, USA
  • 15 July
    Nocturne for Double Bass and Piano (World Primiere)
    The Basso Moderno Duo (Dr. Allen Von Schenkel db; Kristen Williams pft)
    McEnvoy Auditorium, Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Washington, DC
  • 2 July
    Organ Concerto
    Saint Ignatius Church, New York
  • 18 May
    Three Prayers
    Flemish Radio Choir / tbc
    Predikherenkerk, Leuven, Belgium
  • 17 May
    Three Prayers
    Flemish Radio Choir / tbc
    OLV-ter-Potterie, Brugges, Belgium
  • 16 May
    Three Prayers (Belgian premiere)
    Flemish Radio Choir / tbc
    Flagey, Brussels, Belgium
  • 21 April
    Erato Ensemble Mystics and Misfits / NR song Knight of the Grail
    St. Andrews-Wesley Church; Vancover B.C., Canada
  • 21 April
    World Premiere: Afternoon On A Hill, Four Pieces for Chorus and Piano
    The Young People's Chorus of New York
    Francisco J. Nunez, artistic director
    7:30 PM
    92nd Street YMHA, New York
  • 4-21 April
    San Francisco Ballet Company
    San Francisco CA
    World premiere: On Common Ground
    Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson; to music by NR, String Quartet #4
  • 29 March
    World Premiere: Four Prayers for Flute and Piano
    Marya Martin
    Weill Hall, New York
  • 29 March
    Mallet Concerto
    Evelyn Glennie, DBE, percussion / Akbank Chamber Orchestra / Cem Mansur
    Istanbul, Turkey
  • 28 March
    Mallet Concerto (Turkish premiere)
    Evelyn Glennie, DBE, percussion / Akbank Chamber Orchestra / Cem Mansur
    Istanbul, Turkey
  • 23 March
    7:30, Zankel Hall, New York
    War Scenes
    for voice and piano, Gerald Finley, baritone
  • 15, 16, 17 March
    Nashville Symphony/ Arild Remmerit
    Nashville TN
    Fantasy and Polka
  • 5 March
    92 St YMHA, Lexington Ave at 92 St, New York
    A Tribute to W.H. Auden with Shirley Hazzard, Sandy McClatchy, Edward Mendelson, Ned Rorem, Charles Rosen, and Oliver Sacks. Literary readings and performances. NR will accompany four songs on poems of Auden, with tenor Scott Murphree.
    8:00 PM
  • 26 February
    Romeo and Juliet
    Richard Hand, guitar, Jennifer Stinton, flute
    Sherwell Centre, Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • 9,11 February
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    A.J. Fletcher Opera Theatre
    Our Town
    Friday February 9 @ 8:00 PM, Sunday February 11 @ 2:00 PM
  • 2,4 February
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    Stevens Center of the North Carolina School of the Arts
    Our Town
    Friday February 2 @ 8:00 PM, Sunday February 4 @ 2:00 PM
  • 2 February
    Romeo and Juliet
    Richard Hand, guitar, Jennifer Stinton, flute
    Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
  • World Premiere
    'Strada Duo' performs works including the World Premiere of Lullaby by NR
    Weil Concert Hall at Carnegie Hall
    Sunday, January 21, 2007
    5:30 pm
2006
  • 7 ,8 ,9 December
    Cleveland, Ohio
    English Horn Concerto
    Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
  • 10 November
    Los Angeles, CA
    Violin Concerto
    Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • 11 September
    Barnes & Noble Lincoln Center
    Broadway and 65 Street CD signing of new Naxos CD - Flute and Violin Concertos
    Discussion with NR, conductor José Serebrier, Flutist Jeffrey Khaner, violinist Philipe Quint
  • Aspen Music Festival
    Aspen, Colorado
    Our Town: David Zinman, conductor
    Saturday July 29 @ 7:00 PM, Monday July 31 @ 7:00 PM, Wednesday August 2 @ 7:00PM
  • 28 July @ 12:00 PM
    Aspen, Colorado
    Aspen Music Festival
    Screening of documentary film Ned Rorem: Word and Music
    Paepcke Auditorium
  • 27 July @ 8:30 PM
    Aspen, Colorado
    Aspen Music Festival
    Ying Quartet performs United States: Seven Viewpoints for String Quartet
  • 29 July @ 4:00 PM
    Aspen, Colorado
    Aspen Music Festival
    Chamber Music Concert of NR's Bright Music
  • 26 July @ 12:00 PM
    Aspen, Colorado
    Aspen Music Festival
    Panel Discussion of Our Town
  • 1,5,9 July
    Saratoga Springs, New York
    Lake George Opera
    Our Town
    July 1 @ 8:00 PM, July 5 @ 1:00 PM, and July 9 @ 1:00 PM.
  • 20,21 June
    Washington, D.C.
    The Kennedy Centre
    The Royal Ballet perform the ballet Tanglewood set to Ned's Violin Concerto. Choreographed by Alastair Marriott, with conductor Barry Wordsworth and Solo Violinist Vasko Vassilier.
  • 20 June
    St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwood, United Kingdom
    Scottish Ensemble, Nash Ensemble
    Strings Symphony
  • 7 June
    Teatro Solis
    Montevideo, Uruguay
    Song program including works by NR
    Carole Farley; Julian Pello, piano
  • 18 May
    New York City
    New Amsterdam Singers at Immanuel Lutheran Church perform From an Unknown Past.
  • 2 May
    New York City
    Saint Peter's Church
    Songs of Post-War New York
  • 17-25 April
    Chicago, Illinois
    Ned Rorem Retrospective: Northwestern University presents a festival of Ned's music, with performances of Eagles for orchestra, Evidence of Things Not Seen for four voices and two pianos, the Fourth String Quartet, Sinfonia for 15 Wind Instruments, and Air Music.
  • 4,5 April
    New York City
    Aftermath is performed by Nathaniel Webster and the Laredo Kalichstein Robinson Trio at the YMHA.
  • 15 March
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    Lake George Opera presents 'Songs & Writings of Ned Rorem' at Caffe Lena, 47 Phila Street. An evening of songs and readings of the works of Ned Rorem, featuring excerpts from Rorem's new opera version of Our Town.
  • 8 March
    New York City
    The Ying Quartet performs Ned's String Quartet No. 5 at Symphony Space.
  • 25 February
    Bloomington, Indiana
    Ned appears as a guest in Sharon Robinson's master class.
  • 23 February
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Claude Baker conducts an all-Rorem concert with the Indiana University New Music Ensemble.
  • 3, 4 March
    24, 25 February
    Bloomington, Indiana
    Our Town receives its world premiere by the Indiana University Opera.
  • 21 January
    New York City
    Four Sonnets for Piano and Mixed Chorus is performed by the Gregg Smith Singers at the Church of St. Peter's at the Citicorp Center.
2005
  • 16 December
    New York City
    Daron Hagen and Gilda Lyons perform the world concert premiere of 'Emily's Aria' from Ned's Our Town as part of their American song set on a concert at St. Matthew and St. Timothy's, 26 West 84th Street, 8:00 PM.
  • 8 November
    New York City
    Ned is interviewed by Paul Schindler of Gay City News about Paul Goodman prior to a new film about Goodman. Gay and Lesbian Center, 208 West 13th Street.
  • 29 October
    New York City
    Auden Poems are performed at the Cthedral of St. John the Divine. Tim Brumsfield, organ.
  • 28 October
    Vassar College
    Five Elizabeth Bishop Songs are performed by Robert Osborne.
  • 22 October
    New York City
    Ned appears from 5:45-6:10 to speak about 'The Book That Changed My Life' at Symphony Space.
  • 19 October
    New York City
    So We'll Go No More Aroving and As I Walked Out One Morning from Evidence of Things Not Seen are performed by the New York Festival of Song at Merkin Hall.
  • 1 June
    London, England
    Carole Farley performs Ned's music at the Wigmore Hall.
  • 22 May
    Chicago, Illinois
    Winter Pages, Santa Fe Songs, Poems of Love and the Rain, 4th String Quartet performed by the Chicago Chamber Players. Ned will attend this concert.
  • 1 May
    Boston, MA
    Symphony No. 3 performed by Ars Viva, Alan Heatherington, conductor.
  • 15 April
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Four Colours (Canadian Premiere) Thomas Piercy, clarinet, Judith Olson, piano.
  • 1 & 3 April
    New York City
    In Time of Pestilence The New Amsterdam Singers, 316 East 88th Street, 4 PM.
  • 12-20 March
    New York City
    Lingo Land, a celebration of the words of Kenwood Elmslie as set to music by Ned and other composers. For more information, call 212-935-5824.
  • 11,12 March
    Baton Rouge, Alabama
    Symphony No. 2 performed by the Alabama Symphony.
  • 3 March
    New York City
    Organ Concerto performed by Steven Hamilton - Holy Trinity Church 316 East 88 Street.


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2004
January-March

Ned headshot.
A publicity still from around 2002.

Ned and Susan Graham in 2004.
Ned and Susan Graham in 2004.

Ned in the seventies.
Composing.

Ned in the seventies.
Composing.

Ned in the seventies.
With musicians performing his work.

Ned speaking at the Other Minds Festival in California, 2004.
Ned speaking at the Other Minds Festival in California, 2004.

Ned watching a rehearsal at the Other Minds Festival in California, 2004.
Ned attending a rehearsal at the Other Minds Festival in California, 2004.

Ned performing in New York, 2003.
New York 79th Birthday Concert, 2003.

Ned Rorem, composer and author.
Publicity shot, 2002.

Ned in New York, 2003.
Composing in New York, 2003.

Ned in Nantucket, 2002.
Photographed in Nantucket, 2002.

Ned in New York, 2003.
Composing in New York City, 2003.



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