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Brian Ferneyhough Composer Portrait

 22 April 2005 at 8pm 

Brian Ferneyhough Composer Portrait

Miller Theatre, NYC
Columbia University, 2960 Broadway ,New York, NY 10027
United States
(212) 854-7740

Tony Arnold, soprano
David Fedele, piccolo
Mario Caroli, flute/bass flute
Mark Menzies, violin

Ensemble 21
Michael Adelson, conductor

English composer Brian Ferneyhough (b. 1943) is the high priest of the New Complexity. His astonishingly complex, almost manic music dazzles the brain and the ear. For this landmark concert Ensemble 21 tackles his largest and most daunting work to date, Carceri d'Invenzione (Dungeons of Invention). Inspired by the Escher-like engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Carceri d'Invenzione is a series of pieces for small orchestra and soloists. Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear the American premiere of the complete cycle.

Carceri d'Invenzione
(American premiere of complete cycle)

Carceri d'Invenzione I
Intermedio alla ciaccona
Carceri d'Invenzione II
Etudes Transcendantales/Intermedio II
Carceri d'Invenzione III

Brian Ferneyhough : Carceri d'Invenzione

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