Harvard residency activities including workshop with Dudley House World Music Ensemble (Harvard grad student ensemble), screening of ‘The Music of Strangers’ for Boston Public School teachers,
Mar
20
to Mar 23

Harvard residency activities including workshop with Dudley House World Music Ensemble (Harvard grad student ensemble), screening of ‘The Music of Strangers’ for Boston Public School teachers,

Mar 21; rehearsals (Mar 21, 22) and concert at Harvard March 23, Sanders theatre 8PM (Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma); workshops and runout performance at Phillips Academy 8pm (Andover, MA)


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

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University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble Concert, Director: Joseph Gramley
Oct
23
8:00 PM20:00

University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble Concert, Director: Joseph Gramley

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

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University of Michigan Chamber Players     
Oct
2
2:30 AM02:30

University of Michigan Chamber Players     

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

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

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