Dan Locklair Reynolda Reflections to be Performed by Ensemble Portique
in Madison Wisconsin on April 21
New York, NY - Dan Locklair's Reynolda Reflections for flute, cello and
piano will be performed by L'Ensemble Portique on April 21, 2006 - 7:30
pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1904 Winnebago Street in Madison, Wisconsin.
L'Ensemble members Lisette Kielson, flute, Pablo Mahave-Veglia, cello
and Fumi Nishikiori, piano will be part of a multi-media presentation
of the work.
The work received its World Premiere performances in 2000 at Salem College
and at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, both in Winston-Salem.
Its five movements were inspired by paintings by Worthington Wittredge,
Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O'Keefe, Charles Sheeler and Elliott
Daingerfield. Reynolda Reflections is published by Subito Music - (973)
857-3440 or http://www.subitomusic.com/.
For more information about this concert, -please contact L'Ensemble
Portique at 608-287-1006.
L'Ensemble Portique presents musical programming that explores repertoire
from the past and present. Generating incredible energy by its passionate
embrace of Baroque and contemporary chamber music, the ensemble encompasses
period instruments in its early music concerts, introduces audiences to
rarely heard and commissioned works on its contemporary programs, and
combines both old and new in single performances. Lively anecdotes
highlighting the instrumentation and historical perspectives contribute
to the rare listening experience. L'Ensemble Portique's activities
include national and international tours, residencies, festivals,
workshops, broadcasts and recordings. Visit their website at
Dan Locklair, a native of Charlotte, NC, is Composer-in-Residence and
Professor of Music at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. His
compositional output, influenced by a wide variety of traditions, ranging
from Medieval to modern music, includes symphonic works, a ballet, an
opera, and numerous solo, chamber, vocal, organ and choral compositions.
His music has been performed throughout Europe and North America by many
major orchestras, choral groups, chamber ensembles and soloists. Several
of these works have received major awards, including the 1989 Barlow
International Competition Award for 'changing perceptions & Epitaph' and
the 1996 American Guild of Organists Composer of the Year Award. Among
his other honors are consecutive ASCAP Awards since 1981 and a Kennedy
Center Friedheim Award. His latest CDs, 'Dan Locklair Orchestral Music'
(Albany Records Troy 517), and 'Dan Locklair Chamber Music' (Albany
Records Troy 701-02) have been released to great critical acclaim.
For more information about composer Dan Locklair, including a bio,
list of works, discography and much more, please visit his new website
at http://www.locklair.com. He is represented by Jeffrey James Arts
Consulting - 516-586-3433, to whom inquiries about his music can be
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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