Old First Concerts
SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013 AT 4:00PM

martha & monica
 
Hadley McCarroll, piano; Monica Scott, 'cello
 
An afternoon of music for 'cello and piano, featuring classics and soon-to-be classics! Works to be performed include a world-premiere commission by Oakland-based composer Matt Ingalls, alongside the late Elliott Carter's Sonata (1948), one of the seminal twentieth-century works for 'cello and piano, and Shostakovich's intense and brooding Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 40. Ingalls leads a quadruple-career in the San Francisco Bay Area as a composer, clarinetist, concert producer, and computer music programmer; the new work for martha & monica reflects his interest in importing compositional processes and formal structures based on computer music algorithms and techniques, and using dynamic instrumental sounds and textures resembling electronic music coupled with noises found in urban environments, replicating them on acoustic instruments.

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