The Contemporary Performance Collective at La Sierra University
La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Pkwy
THE CONTEMPORARY PERFORMANCE COLLECTIVE
The CPC and the La Sierra University Department of Music proudly present CPC III, a concert of contemporary chamber music featuring the Lyris Quartet. The concert showcases new works by Los Angeles-based composers Reena Esmail, Danaë Vlasse, Dan Martinez, Dana Howell, Derrick Spiva Jr., Juhi Bansal, and Dante De Silva. For tickets and more information, visit www.cpcmusicgroup.com.
The CPC is dedicated to commissioning, promoting and performing concerts of 21st-century chamber music works and making music of the highest caliber accessible to every member of the community, regardless of economic circumstances. The CPC collaborates with La Sierra to bring concerts and workshops to campus, and to connect students with musicians and music professionals in Los Angeles.
CROSSING | By Derrick Spiva, Jr.Rachel Mellis, flute; Jacqueline Marshall, harp; Diana Wade, violaRHAPSODIE #3, “PANDORA’S BOX,” WORLD PREMIEREBy Danaë VlasseNadia Shpachenko, solo piano/narrator and Aitana Jordan, dancerChoreographed by David Wilcox, director of the Long Beach BalletAMERICAN FOLK RHAPSODY, WORLD PREMIEREBy Dan MartinezFeaturing the Lyris Quartet; Jillian Risigari-Gai, harp; Rachel Mellis, fluteHUNGRY, WORLD PREMIEREBy Dante De SilvaFeaturing the Lyris QuartetREQUIEM FOR A DRIFTING HEART, WORLD PREMIEREBy Dana HowellFeaturing the Lyris Quartet; Alison Bjorkedal, harp; Rachel Mellis, fluteAN IMAGINARY THINGBy Juhi BansalFeaturing the Panic Duo (Pasha Tseitlin, violin; Nic Gerpe, piano)I RISE: WOMEN IN SONG, WORLD PREMIERE (CHAMBER VERSION)*By Reena EsmailFeaturing the Lyris Quartet + ensemble*I Rise, for women’s choir and orchestra, was commissioned by the Women of Lehigh University Choral Arts. The CPC commissioned a chamber version of this work, which will be premiered at CPC III.
CPC III will take place at La Sierra University's Hole Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 8p. Doors open at 7:15p.
4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA 92515
For more information about the Contemporary Performance Collective, please visit www.cpcmusicgroup.com.
Proceeds from this event will go towards future collaborative projects with the CPC.
Purchase your tickets online before May 24th and you will receive the following discounts on your admission:
General Admission $12
Seniors 55+ $7.50
Students & Teachers $3.50
Admission at the door will be regular prices:
General Admission $15
Seniors 55+ $10
Students & Teachers $5
For information about the Department of Music at La Sierra University, please email:
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