Discover a new perspective on the legendary Duke Ellington’s music as PostClassical Ensemble and Guest Curator Dr. John E. Hasse explore his diverse and lesser-known concert pieces, showcasing his groundbreaking forays into ballet, opera, film scores, Broadway musicals, and symphony orchestras.
As part of the exhibit “The Anxious Eye: German Expressionism and its Legacy,” PostClassical Ensemble presents a program with works by Schoenberg and Weill.
PostClassical Ensemble’s seasonal favorite returns with a program for chorale and orchestra that celebrates the universal expression of the human spirit through music. Amazing Grace, perhaps the most universal of folk hymns, has inspired people all around the world for centuries.
Join PostClassical Ensemble for Bouncing off the Walls: Music and Architecture, a concert which explores the complex relation between the two art forms, from music that was specifically written for particular buildings to early 20th-century modernist efforts to reduce both forms to their elemental materials.
This concert in Ankara, Turkey, celebrates the National Day of Spain with a program featuring two emblematic works by Manuel de Falla, and closing with with Ferit Tüzün’s Çayda çıra.
This concert in Ankara, Turkey, celebrates the Spanish presidency of the Council of the European Union (July-December 2023) with a program featuring how the traditional folklore and and popular music has influenced some classical composers in Spain and Turkey.
This concert features Frank Huang & Phillip Ying playing Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante alongside conductor Angel Gil-Ordóñez and the Bowdoin International Music Festival Orchestra.
Angel Gil-Ordóñez appears as guest conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Guanajuato (Mexico), with a program focusing on Franz Schubert’s last symphony, The Great, and an infrequent work by Ernest Bloch.
In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Manuel de Falla’s seminal chamber opera, El retablo de maese Pedro, PostClassical Ensemble and playwright / director Derek Goldman present the double feature Entwined.
For its second Music Salon, PostClassical Ensemble and guests explore the varied landscape of the American art song, with works by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, H. Leslie Adams, Lori Laitman, Tom Cipullo, and Paquito d’Rivera.
As part of Angel Gil-Ordóñez’ regular guest conducting partnership with the Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana, Gil-Ordóñez plays music by Ukrainian composer Bohdana Frolyak, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven.
Post-Classical Ensemble presents a stirring program for chorale and orchestra that celebrates the universal expression of the human spirit through music. Amazing Grace, perhaps the most universal of folk hymns, has inspired people all around the world for centuries. Hear versions of it woven throughout the program and join the whole ensemble at the end of the program.
Join PostClassical Ensemble for a screening of the classic Surrealist film Entr’acte (René Clair, 1924) with the original score by Erik Satie performed live. The program also includes film footage of Baker dancing and a tribute to jazz great Sidney Bechet. It culminates with Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G featuring soloist Drew Petersen.