main navigation bar - top row

main navigation bar - bottom row

main menu
ticketed events


Contemporary Directions Ensemble & International Contemporary Ensemble

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

8:00pm, Earl V. Moore Building, Hankinson Rehearsal Hall


Oriol Sans, conductor
Tony Arnold, soprano

The Contemporary Directions Ensemble (CDE) will perform with members of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) on this concert themed, "Between earth and heaven," conducted by Oriol Sans. Internationally-acclaimed soprano, Tony Arnold, will be the soloist for Messiaen’s Chants de terre et de ciel, arranged for voice and chamber ensemble. Additional works will include the etherial Aequilibria by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, the earthiness of Lorca’s poetry in George Crumb Madrigals Book II, the angular textures of Amy Beth Kirsten’s L’Ange Pâle, and Nico Muhly's Hymns for Private Use. Presented in collaboration with the SMTD Chamber Music Department.

PROGRAM: Messiaen- Chants de terre et de ciel; Thorvaldsdottir- Aequilibria; Crumb- Madrigals, Book II; Muhly- Hymns for Private Use; Kirsten- L’Ange Pâle

*Please note Hankinson Rehearsal Hall has limited seating capacity, early arrival is recommended to ensure admission*

Free - no tickets required

main navigation bar - top row

main navigation bar - bottom row

Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower