Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Singapore Symphony Concerts and Asia Tour
Nov
6
Nov 21

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Singapore Symphony Concerts and Asia Tour

NOVEMBER 2016 TOUR
11thSingapore,
12thSingapore
14thQingdao, China
16thBeijing, China
18thSeoul, South Korea
20th Taipei, Taiwan
 

Program 1 – November 11, 2016
Kojiro Umezaki: Cycles
(Joe (vibes), Ko (laptop), Mark (chimes), Shane (chimes), SSO, Lan Shui)
Giovanni Sollima: Violoncelles, Vibrez!
(YY on solo cello 2, SSO strings, Lan Shui) Kayhan Kalhor: Silent City
(Jeff, Kayhan, Mark, Shane, SSO string orch, Lan Shui) Toru Takemitsu: November Steps
(Joe, Ko, Mark, Shane, Wu Man, SSO, Lan Shui)

Program 2 – November 12, 2016
Wu Tong, Mark Suter: Fanfare for Suona and Percussion (Mark, Wu Tong) Mark Suter: Weavings (Joe, Mark, Sandeep, Shane)
Wu Man, Wu Tong: China duo (Wu Man, Wu Tong)
Kayhan Kalhor: Gallop of 1,000 Horses
(Jeff, Kayhan, Ko, Mark, Shane, YY, 2 SSO vlns*, 1 SSO viola*)
Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky: selections from Sacred Signs
II. Rejoice / IV. Into the Crowd / V. Light / VII. Time / IX. In the Dance
(Jeff, Joe, Kayhan, Ko, Mark, Sandeep, Shane, Wu Man, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo, 2 SSO violins*, 1 SSO viola*, Lan Shui)
=intermission=
Zhao Lin: Duo (Joe, Mark, Shane, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo, SSO, Lan Shui)
Traditional Persian, arr. Siamak Aghaei and Colin Jacobsen: Ascending Bird
Singapore Symphony
(all SRE, SSO, Lan Shui)

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
Qingdao, Beijing, Seoul, Taipei

Cristina Pato, Wu Tong: Fanfare for Gaita and Suona (Cristina, Wu Tong) Traditional Malian, arr. Shane Shanahan: Ichichila
(Jeff, Joe, Ko, Mario, Mark, Michi, Mike, Sandeep, Shane, Yo-Yo) Sandeep Das, Kojiro Umezaki, Hu Jianbing: If You Shall Return...
(Jeff, Joe, Ko, Mario, Mark, Michi, Sandeep, Shane, Wu Tong) Wu Man, arr. Ljova: Green (Vincent’s Tune) (all)
Zhao Jiping: Moon Over Guan Mountain (Sandeep, Wu Man, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo) Vijay Iyer: Playlist for an Extreme Occasion
(Cristina, Joe, Mario, Michi, Mike, Sandeep, Shane, Wu Tong)
= intermission =
Sandeep Das: King Ashoka (Jeff, Joe, Mark, Mike, Sandeep, Shane)
Michio Mamiya: Kio (Ko, Yo-Yo)
Dvořák, arr. Jeremy Kittel: Going Home (Ko, Mario, Wu Man, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo) Billy Strayhorn, arr. Shane Shanahan: Take the ‘A’ Train (all)

University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble Concert, Director: Joseph Gramley
Oct
23
8:00 pm20:00

University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble Concert, Director: Joseph Gramley

  • University of Michigan SMTD

PROGRAM
March For Two Pairs of Kettledrums (1683)
Andre & Jacques Philidor, Sofia Carbonara & AJ Covey

night light(ning) (2015) Evan M. Chapman
(b. 1991)
Charles Bartlett, Amy Craven,Alec Ockaskis & Christopher Weber

Rain Tree (1982) Toru Takemitsu
(1930–1996)
Andrew Grossman, Tanner Tanyeri & Casey Voss

Invisible Cities (2014) Dinuk Wijeratne
III. Ersilia (b. 1978)
Joseph Gramley, Griffin Harvey,Jonathan Mashburn & Riley Palmer

Sky Ghost (2002) Russell Hartenberger
Charlie Bartlett, Sofia Carbonara, Amy Craven,Alec Ockaskis & Christopher Weber

Peaux from Pleiades (1978 Iannis Xenakis
(1922–2001)
AJ Covey, Anthony DeMartinis, Griffin Harvey, Jonathan Mashburn, Colin McCall & Patterson McKinney

University of Michigan Chamber Players     
Oct
2
2:30 am02:30

University of Michigan Chamber Players     

  • university of michigan SMTD

The first concert of the year from Michigan Chamber Players is curated by Joseph Gramley and is framed around ways of listening. How do we as artists, educators and performers cultivate an environment of listening? This program will feature a wide swath of UM SMTD faculty and graduate students.  New Director of Chamber Music Matt Albert will be featured in a new commission from Silk Road Ensemble member Kojiro Umezaki.  Works by Cage, Philidor, Xenakis, Prince (arr. Jeff Beecher) and others will also be presented.

McIntosh Theatre 4PM
Free - no tickets required

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Summer Festivals Tour August 4-22
Aug
4
Aug 22

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Summer Festivals Tour August 4-22

AUGUST 2016 TOUR
7th    Tanglewood (Lenox, MA)
9th    Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA)
10thFreeman Stage at Bayside (Selbyville, DE)
11th   Wolf Trap (Vienna, VA)
13th   Blossom Music Center (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
15th   Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN)
16th   Ravinia Festival (Highland Park, IL)
18th   Greek Theatre (Berkeley, CA)
19th   Sonoma State University (Sonoma, CA)
21st    Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, CA)
 

REPERTOIRE
Cristina Pato, Wu Tong: Fanfare for Gaita and Suona (4’) Cristina, Wu Tong
Traditional Malian, arr. Shane Shanahan: Ichichila (4’) Colin, Eric/Mike, Haruka, Jeff, Joe, Johnny, Kayhan,
Kinan, Ko, Mark, Nick, Sandeep, Shane, YY
Traditional Irish, arr. Colin Jacobsen: O'Neill's March (3’) Colin, Cristina, Jeff, Johnny, Kayhan, Ko, Nick, Wu Man, Yo-Yo Wu Man, arr. Ljova: Green (Vincent's Tune) (3’) all
Kinan Azmeh, Jeffrey Beecher: Syrian Improvisation (3’) Jeff, Kinan
Michio Mamiya: Miero vuotti uutta kutta, from Five Finnish Folksongs (2’) Cristina (piano), Yo-Yo Wu Man, Wu Tong: duo TBD (3’) Wu Man, Wu Tong
Colin Jacobsen: Atashgah (12’) Colin, Eric/Mike, Jeff, Johnny, Kayhan, Nick, Shane
Sandeep Das, Kojiro Umezaki: If you shall return... (4’) Joe, Mark, Shane
Antonin Dvořák, arr. Jeremy Kittel: Going Home (4’) Jeff, Kinan, Nick, Wu Man, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo
Billy Strayhorn, arr. Shane Shanahan: Take the A Train (6-7’) Colin, Cristina, Eric/Mike, Haruka? Jeff, Joe,
Johnny, Kinan, Ko, Mark, Nick, Sandeep, Shane, Wu Man, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo

Possible encores:
Trad. America, arr Colin Jacobsen: Little Birdie Colin, Jeff, Johnny, Nick, Wu Man, Wu Tong, Yo-Yo Trad. Japanese, arr. Haruka Fujii: Shingashi Song
Prince, arr. Jeff Beecher: When Doves Cry all
Repertoire for Indianapolis (no intermission)
Cristina Pato, Wu Tong: Fanfare for Gaita and Suona Traditional Malian, arr. Shane Shanahan: Ichichila Traditional Irish, arr. Colin Jacobsen: O'Neill's March Wu Man, arr. Ljova: Green (Vincent's Tune)
Colin Jacobsen: Atashgah
Paco de Lucia, arr. Colin Jacobsen: Zyryab
David Bruce: Cut the Rug
Sandeep Das, Kojiro Umezaki: If you shall return... Antonin Dvořák, arr. Jeremy Kittel: Going Home Kinan Azmeh: Wedding
Possible encores:
Billy Strayhorn, arr. Shane Shanahan: Take the A Train Trad. America, arr Colin Jacobsen: Little Birdie

The Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar, Artistic Director and Faculty
Jul
10
Jul 23

The Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar, Artistic Director and Faculty

The long-running Seminar in New York City at Lincoln Center features a world-renowned faculty of percussion artists. Including: Daniel Druckman, Greg Zuber, Joe Gramley, Javier Diaz, Glen Velez and many many others. Stay tuned for more updates on faculty and guest artist recitals.  www.juilliard.edu

NY Phil Biennial with THE KNIGHTS
Jun
9
1:30 pm13:30

NY Phil Biennial with THE KNIGHTS

  • Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center


With San Francisco Girls Chorus and Brooklyn Youth Chorus & Nicholas Phan, tenor

Works by: Colin Jacobsen, Aaron Jay Kernis, Lisa Bielawa and Nico Muhly.  www.theknightsnyc.org

May
1
11:00 am11:00

Concert with The Silk Road Ensemble for Harvard ArtsFirst

  • Harvard University

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Arts First: Global Arts on the Plaza
11:00 AM
The Plaza
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

This event is free and open to the public.

A totally unique concert program at the Tent at Sanders Theatre featuring:

The Silk Road Ensemble with: Kaoru Watanabe, Shawn Conley, Sandeep Das, Haruka Fujii, Cristina Pato, Kojiro Umezaki, Joe Gramley

The Parker Quartet

Harvard Students Grant Hoescht, Sumire Hirotsuru, Martine Thomas

 

Organized Rhythm US TOUR
Mar
30
8:00 pm20:00

Organized Rhythm US TOUR

  • First United Methodist Church

30th March First United Methodist Church, Sarasota FL
10th April South Congregational Church, New Britain CT
15th April Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale AZ
17th April Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, Washington DC
24th April Christ Episcopal Church, Eureka CA

SilkRoad Ensemble US TOUR - 5 DATES
Feb
21
Feb 27

SilkRoad Ensemble US TOUR - 5 DATES

  • USA

Two concerts with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble at UCSB
2/21/16 featuring the world premiere of Glenn Kotche's 'Milles Etoiles' 
https://artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=3268

2/22/16 featuring the world premiere of Glenn Kotche's 'Milles Etoiles'
https://artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=3269

2/24/16 Concert with the Silk Road Ensemble at Stanford University
https://live.stanford.edu/calendar/february-2016/silk-road-ensemble

2/25/16 'Music Along The Silk Road' school presentation in Palo Alto, CA

2/27/16 Concert with the Silk Road Ensemble at the Palladium in Carmel, IN
http://www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org/tickets/production.aspx?PID=4012

“Intersections: Harvard Arts in Allston”
Oct
6
7:00 pm19:00

“Intersections: Harvard Arts in Allston”

  • Harvard University

“Intersections: Harvard Arts in Allston” Location: Harvard Ed Portal (224 Western Avenue) Open House hosted by Silkroad, Harvard Ed Portal, and Harvard Ceramics part of HUBweek; open to community