"a sound, vast and summerlike" 

An evening of music and theater, featuring the music of Erik Satie and Morton Feldman

Aleck Karis, conductor and pianist   Susan Narucki, director

Nick Patin, lighting design

 Philip Larson, baritone   Tiffany Du Mouchelle, Meghann Welsh,   sopranos


For Franz Kline (1963) +++ Morton Feldman Soprano, violin, cello, horn, piano and chimes

Three songs Erik Satie La statue de bronze (1916) Daphénéo (1916) Tendrement (1902) Philip Larson, baritone Aleck Karis, piano

Three Gymnopedies (1888) Erik Satie        Lent et douloureux  Lent et triste  Lent et grave            Aleck Karis, piano

Socrate (1918) (+) Erik Satie Drame Symphonique en 3 Parties avec Voix Sur des dialogues de Plato translated by Victor Cousin

I Portrait de Socrate (Le Banquet)

II Bords de L'Ilissus (Phèdre)

III Mort de Socrate (Phédon)

Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety (1970) (++) Morton Feldman Two flutes, two cellos, two basses, horn, trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, chimes, celesta

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Musicians  of Palimpsest

Batya Macadam-Somer, violin (+,+++),Sara Ballance, violin (+) Travis Maril, viola (+)Erica Erenyi, cello (+,++,+++) Caitlin Fahey, cello (++) Adam Goodwin, contrabass (++)Scott Worthington, contrabass (+,++) Rachel Beetz, flute (++) Berglind Tomasdottir , flute (+,++) Curt Miller, clarinet, bass clarinet (+,++) Susan Barrett, oboe (+) Electra Reed, English horn (+) Tom Shubert, bassoon (+) Nicolee Kuester, horn (+,++,+++) Frank Glasson, trumpet (+,++) Ian Carroll, trombone (++) Brendan Nguyen, celesta, piano (++,+++) Dustin Donahue, percussion (++,+++) Steve Solook, timpani (+) Tasha Smith, harp (+)

Department of Music,   University of California at San Diego