2006 NEWS AND EVENTS
On Tuesday October 10, 2006 at 8pm, Stefan Tcherepnin will be performing at The Kitchen in New York with painter Jutta Koether as part of "Cinema Zero", an evening of film, performance and live music curated by Amy Granat. The Cinema Zero project promotes connections between artists of different generations and fosters experimentation across disciplines.
In November 2006, Stefan will travel to Moscow for a residency at the Theremin Center for Electronic Music. This is the result of an exchange program initiated by the Theremin Center and Diapason Gallery for Sound and Intermedia, in NYC. For the occasion, Stefan is composing a work for percussion and electronics, which will be presented along with his other works for various media.
In August Stefan travelled to Japan for the Echigi-Tsumari Art Triennial, where he joined artists Ei Arakawa, Jutta Koether, Jay Sanders and Emily Sundblad in a collaborative performance, "Grand Openings". The main performance took place in the gymnasium of Tsunan High School, for an audience of 300 students. Aside from his role as sound engineer, Stefan performed and re-mixed seminal American electronic works from the past two decades, as well as his own compositions. The group also presented a "chamber" version of Grand Openings at the Magical ARTROOM in Tokyo. More info available at:
On July 3, 2006, Robert Boudreau and the American Wind Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 50 th anniversary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with the world premiere of Sergei Tcherepnin's Voices of the Wind, specially commissioned by the AWSO for this occasion. AWSO will perform the work again on Nov. 5 at the University of Maryland. This past August Sergei was also in attendance at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria.
On June 25, 2006, pianist David Witten presented a lecture-recital entitled The Vibrant Imagination of Nikolai Nikolaievich Tcherepnin at Lincoln Center, NY as part of the Dorothy Taubman Seminar. Dr. Witten performed Reverie, Op.24, No. 1, seven of the 14 Esquisses Sur Les Images d'un Alphabet Russe, and four of the 12 Duets for Beginner and Teacher-Pianist, accompanied by Sue-Ellen Hershman-Tcherepnin. In August, Witten presented this lecture-recital in several cities throughout Brazil.
From March 23- April 29, 2006, a double exhibition of photographs by Jerry Jones and Sergei Tcherepnin was displayed at Meridian Gallery (San Francisco). In conjunction with the exhibit, Sergei presented a piano concert of original compositions and improvisations, joined by Laura Steele (live video mixing), Tommy Soden and Adria Otte. (visit http://www.meridiangallery.org/waterandstone.htm)
On April 2, 2006, Artistic Director Jeffery Meyer led the St. Petersburg ( Russia ) Chamber Philharmonic in a performance of Alexander Tcherepnin's Mystère, Op. 37. On April 15, they performed Alexander's Serenade for Strings. For more information, go to www.st-pcp.org
On February 19, 2006, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston presented Alexander Tcherepnin's The Twelve (Les Douze) with narrator Laurence Senelick and conductor Gunther Schuller, at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre.
On March 7, 2006, the University of Washington Wind Ensemble presented Ivan Tcherepnin's Concerto for Two Continents at the Meany Theater with soloist Jacob Winkler and conductor Timothy Salzman.
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