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Grantees 2018

FACE Foundation, is pleased to announce ten grants totaling $ 90,000 in support of the 2018-2019 New Music program.

The New Music Fund—formerly Fund for Contemporary Music—encourages new commissions, residencies, performances, tours, and masterclasses involving French and American contemporary composers, musicians and ensembles.

The following projects were recommended and approved for funding.

 


Blank Forms (Brooklyn, United States)
U.S. Tour exploring Eliane Radigue’s works

Blank Forms will present a program that will reassess the span of Eliane Radigue’s oeuvre by engaging her early and largely unknown tape pieces in direct encounter with recent acoustic compositions. Played by Rhodri Davies, Robin Hayward, Charles Curtis and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, concerts will include New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia and San Diego.

 


Columbia Global Centers Paris (Paris, France)
Performances and master classes by American composers

Columbia Global Center in Paris has invited young American composers Zosha di Castri, Keith Moore, Wang Lu and Ramin Arjomand to perform works that have rarely been presented in France.

 


Ensemble C Barré (Marseille, France)
The (Plucked) String Theory Project
Commission to Frédéric Pattar, Zosha di Castri and Evis Sammoutis

Ensemble C Barré, through a partnership with Ithaca College, NY, is enriching its repertoire by commissioning three new pieces exploring timbre and color. Readings and workshops will be given to students in France and the U.S.

 


Ensemble Variances (Rouen, France)
U.S. Tour of Walking in Beauty by Thierry Pécou

Inspired by Navajo sacred stories and traditions, Thierry Pécou worked with Laura Tohe (Native American poet) for this new project. Performances and master classes of ensemble Variances will include the Detroit Institute of Art, and the University of Cleveland.

 


Fondation Royaumont (Asnières-sur-Oise, France)
Residency program - Académie Voix Nouvelles

Including Annie Hui-Hsieh, Alex Stephenson, Matthew Chamberlain, Tonia Ko and more Académie Voix Nouvelles is a program that gives young composers and interpreters the opportunity to create, work and perform together. Supervisors of this year’s program include Philippe Hurel, Alberto Posadas, and Maura Lanza.

 

GMEA Albi – Centre National de Création Musicale d’Albi (Albi, France) Commission to Catherine Lamb for Ensemble Dedalus

GMEA Albi and its ensemble Dedalus have commissioned American composer Catherine Lamb for a new creative project entitled “Prisma Interius.” The premiere of the piece will be presented in Albi in October 2018.

 


Musiqa (Houston, United States)
Commission to Raphaèle Biston

Musiqa will commission Raphaèle Biston for a new project, a piece for nine musicians based on natural sounds, evolving to mechanical and artificial situations. Performances will be organized in the Greater Houston area in May 2019.

 


Philadelphia Orchestra Association
(Philadelphia, United States)
French composers at Barnes-Stokowski Festival

For the Barnes-Stokowski Festival in October 2018, the Philadelphia Orchestra Association (POA) and SoundLAB will present works of contemporary French composers including Tristan Murail, Sophie Lacaze, Philippe Manoury, Eliane Radigue and many more.

 


Qubit New Music (New York, United States)
Co-creation with Sound Initiative (French collective)

Including Winnie Huang, Joshua Hyde, Julia Robert, Gwen Rouger, Benjamin Soister and Paolo Vignaroli Qubit, a New York music collective, invited French group Sound Initiative to collaborate on a new creation combining instrumental craft with a performative response to the architecture of their own venues, in New York and Paris.

 


Trio SR9 (Lyon, France)
U.S. Residency and Tour

Young musicians from Trio SR9 will create new works during a one-week residency at New York’s Lycée Français, and perform a body percussion piece with hundreds of students. Following the residency, performances will be given in Westchester and Philadelphia.

 


Grantees 2016
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Ircam
Paris France
www.ircam.fr

Monday Evening Concerts
Los Angeles, CA
www.mondayeveningconcerts.org

Eyedrum
Atlanta, GA
www.eyedrum.org/

Boston University, Center for New Music
New England
www.bu.edu

Mona Bismarck American Center
Paris, France
www.monabismarck.org

Ecce Ensemble And Le Laboratoire Cambridge
Cambridge, MA
www.eccensemble.com

Fondation Royaumont (Voix Nouvelles)
Asnières-Sur-Oise, France
www.royaumont.com

Ensemble Mise-En
Brooklyn, NY
www.ensemble.mise-en.org

Callithumpian Productions Foundation
Cambridge, MA
www.callithumpian.org

Make Music New York, Inc.
New York, NY
www.makemusicny.org

Line Upon Line Percussion
Austin, TX
www.lineuponlinepercussion.org

Americas Society, Inc.
New York, NY
www.as-coa.org

 


Grantees 2015
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Talea Ensemble
Nouvelles Voies
January 2016
taleaensemble.org

Cal Performances
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley
Ensemble Intercontemporain Residency
November 5-7, 2015
calperformances.org

Ensemble Intercontemporain
Commission to Edmund J Campion and Kurt Hentschlager
October 9 - November 10, 2015
ensembleinter.com

International Contemporary Ensemble
Foundation, Inc

DIALOGUES: An International exchange honoring the 90th birthday of Pierre Boulez
September 1 - November 30, 2015
iceorg.org

Boston University
College of Fine Arts / School of Music /
Center for New Music

IRCAM in New England 2016
Apri; 25-29, 2016
bu.edu

Spoleto Festival USA
Montclair State University
"La double coquette", opera production with new music of Gerard Pesson, based on libretto of Antoine Dauvergne work, libretto by Pierre Alferi, décor & costumes by Annette Messager
May 28-June 15, 2016
www.spoletousa.org

Georgia Institute of Technology
Sonic Generator and Ensemble Variances
November 9, 2015
sonicgenerator.gatech.edu

Qubit New Music
Saturation Concrete
May 6-7, 2016
qubitmusic.com

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
Francesca Verunelli
April 21, 2016
millertheatre.com

SOLUBLE DANS L'AIR / CESARE
Bass Holograms
May 21 - June 9, 2016
floykrouchi.org
cesare-cncm.com

Regents of the University of California
at Los Angeles

Multimedia Art: A Sacred Unity, Jean-Baptiste Barriere
November 8, 2015
cap.ucla.edu

Ensemble Linea
Commission, "Floatglass" Jason Eckardt
April 11, 2016
ensemble-linea.com

Musicatreize
US Tour 2016
June 2016
musicatreize.org

Ensemble L'Itinéraire
Spectral Streams / L'Itineraire in the U.S
Fall of 2016
litineraire.fr

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Commission, Jean-Frederic Neuburger
November 12-14, 2015
www.bso.org

Ensemble Linea
Commission, " Dunamis" by David Felder
March 28, 2016
ensemble-linea.com

 


Grantees 2014
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Ensemble Linea
Strasbourg, France
Overseas III - US tour of the Ensemble Linea
March – April 2016
ensemble-linea.com

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Brooklyn, NY
Francesca Verunelli: Portrait Concert and US Debut at the Miller Theatre
November 2015
iceorg.org
millertheatre.com

sfSound / San Francisco Tape Music Festival
Oakland, CA
Music for Instrumental Ensemble and Electronics: Luc Ferrari, Mark André, and Pierre Boulez
January 2015
sfsound.org

Argento New Music Project
New York, NY
Argento In Paris | Cairn in New York
May 2015
argentomusic.org
ensemble-cairn.com

Talea Ensemble
Long Island City, NY
Mark André Commission
2015 – 2017
taleaensemble.org

New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
US Premiere of Thierry Escaich's Concerto for Violin and Oboe
April 8-11, 2015 (four performances)
nyphil.org

ISSUE Project Room
Brooklyn, NY
Radigue / Dufour OCCAM Tour
October – November 2014
issueprojectroom.org
crsounds.com

Sound Icon
Charlestown, MA
Spectrum and Saturation: Cendo and Grisey
October 2014 and April 2015
soundicon.org

Ecce Ensemble
Cambridge, MA
Rafael Cendo Workshop at the Goethe Institute Boston
December 4-7, 2014
eccensemble.com

San Antonio Symphony
San Antonio, TX
2014-15 Multi-cultural Commissioning Project
June 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015
sasymphony.org

Bent Frequency, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Bent Frequency Duo Commission Project and Tour: Laurent Durupt
Spring 2015 – Fall 2015 (Tour in France)
bentfrequency.com

League of Composers / ISCM
Jackson Heights, NY
New Works from France: Buquet, Grätzer, Marcland, Paris
December 2014
leagueofcomposers.org

Fonema Consort
Chicago, IL
Merging Voices: A Musical Exchange between Voix de Stras' and Fonema Consort
March 2015 (Chapter II in France)
fonemaconsort.com
voixdestrass.free.fr



Grantees 2013
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Talea Ensemble
“Georges Aperghis: Happy End”
taleaensemble.org

Ensemble Moto Perpetuo
“Manoury Festival”
empnyc.org

Association Le Piano Ouvert
“William Bolcom Festival in Paris”
bolcomfestival.wordpress.com

Ensemble intercontemporain
“Commission of a new work by Sean Shepherd”
ensembleinter.com

Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne
“American Nights # 4, The New Electro Composers (La Nuit Américaine # 4)”
o-s-b.fr

Seattle Symphony Orchestra
“Morlot conducts Dusapin, Raskatov and Dutilleux”
seattlesymphony.org

Yarn Wire, Inc
“Yarn/Wire commissions Misato Mochizuki”
yarnwire.org

Georgia Tech Research Corp.
“Sonic Generator and L'Orchestre National de Lorraine”
sonicgenerator.gatech.edu
orchestrenational-lorraine.fr

International Contemporary Ensemble
Foundation Inc

“ICElab Commissioning Project: Juan Camilo Hernández Sánchez”
iceorg.org

Ensemble 61
“Emjamb, Infuse, Implode: Contemporary French and American Music”
ensemble61.com

Sound Icon
“Three generations of French creation”
soundicon.org

Association Mikrokosmos Chœur de solistes
“MeMiMo Songs”
choeur-mikrokosmos.fr

Ensemble Court-circuit
“Residence at June in Buffalo”
court-circuit.fr

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
“The Jean-Baptiste Barrière Composer Portrait”
millertheatre.com

The Ludovico Ensemble, Inc
“French Music for Cimbalom and Live Electronics”
ludovicoensemble.org

DEDALUS
“Made In USA - New Music from NYC”
dedalus.ensemble.free.fr



Grantees 2012
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Boston University - College of Fine Arts / School of Music
Boston, MA
www.bu.edu/cfa/music

Musica Festival International des Musiques d'aujourd'hui de Strasbourg
Strasbourg
www.festivalmusica.org

Talea Ensemble
New York, NY
www.taleaensemble.org

Ensemble Court-Circuit
US Tour
www.court-circuit.fr

Northeastern University
Boston, MA
www.northeastern.edu

Le Cabaret Contemporain
Paris / NY
www.cabaret-contemporain.com
                                         
Line Upon Line Percussion
Austin, TX
www.lineuponlinepercussion.org

Ensemble Dal Niente
Chicago, IL
www.dalniente.com

The New Argento Project
New York, NY
www.argentomusic.org

GRAME
Lyon, France
www.grame.fr

International Contemporary Ensemble
Paris, France
www.ice.org

Linea Ensemble
US Tour
www.ensemble-linea.com



Grantees 2011
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Boston Microtonal Society
For a collaboration project between the American ensemble Notariotous and the French ensemble 2E2M (the latter will be in residence in Boston during the month of November 2011). Music by French composers P. Méfano, L. Martin, A. Bancquart and F.Bedrossian
www.bostonmicrotonalsociety.org

California E.A.R. Unit Foundation, Los Angeles
For the American premiere of the work This Leads to Emotional Stasis by the French composer Pierre Jodlowski. The latter will take up residency in California in early 2012, followed by a residency of the American musicians in Toulouse in July 2012, and the premiere at the RedCat Theater at Disney Hall in Los Angeles on November 12, 2012.
www.earunit.org

Cité de la Musique, Paris
For a retrospective on the music of the American composer Steve Reich in October 2011 with 5 concerts and public talks.
www.cite-musique.fr

Georgia Institute of Technology/Sonic Generator, Atlanta
For the presentation in June of 2012 of the film Metropolis (F. Lang) accompanied by music by the Franco-Argentinean composer Martin Matalon. The Latter will travel to the United States for the event, work with the ensemble, and lead master classes with the students.
www.distributedmusic.gatech.edu/sg/

ICE (International Contemorary Ensemble), New York
For the project entitled ICELAB in collaboration with two Paris resident composers : Patricia Alessandrini and Juan Pablo Carreno (Villa Medicis 2011). Commission, residency, and concerts in the United States from January through December 2012.
www.iceorg.org

New York City Ballet, New York
For the commission of a new work by the French composer Marc-André Dalbavie with a new choreography by American choreographer Peter Martins. The former will be present in New York during the month of May 2012
www.nycballet.com

New York Philharmonic, New York
For the production of a concert dedicated to French contemporary music and to the IRCAM on June 8th and 9th, 2012, the commission of a new work by composer Michael Jarrel, as well as Explosante Fixe by Pierre Boulez and Backdraft by Yann Robin.
www.nyphil.org

Philidelphia Museum of Art
For the commission the French composers Philippe Hurel and Tristan Murail, on the theme of Auguste Rodin. The concerts will take place in Philadelphia during the summer of 2012 and will be performed by the American ensemble Argento under the musical direction of Michel Galante
www.philamuseum.org

St. Louis Orchestra
To support the commission of a work entitled Synapse by the French composer Philippe Manoury. The premiere will take place in October 2011 in Saint-Louis in the presence of the composer and under the direction of American Conductor David Robertson.
www.stlsymphony.org

Talea Ensemble, New York
For the production of the work Avis de Tempête by the French composer Georges Aperghis. The American premiere will take place at the beginning of 2013 at The Kitchen (4 concerts). The composer will be in residency in New York for the occasion.
www.taleaensemble.org

Third Coast Percussion, Chicago
For the presentation in concert and recording of the work Le Noir de l’Etoile by the French composer Gérard Grisey. The concerts will take place in Chicago and Dekalb, IL, Buffalo, NY, and Philadelphia, PA.
www.thirdcoastpercussion.com

 


Grantees 2010
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Atelier de Paris - Carolyn Carlson
Focus on Meredith Monk
June 2-2 and 7-12, 2010
www.atelierdeparis.org

Boston University, College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Les Percussions de Strasbourg
Masterclass and Residency
March 8-10, 2011
www.bu.edu/cfa/music/

Cal Performances
20th Century and Beyond Series
French Ensemble Zellig
Nov 5-7 2010, March 13, 2011
www.calperformances.org
www.calperfs.berkeley.edu/performances/2010-11/new_music/ez.php

Callithumpian Productions Foundation
Spectral Summer, commission
French composer T. Murail
June 18-25, 2011
www.callithumpian.org

Earplay
The Franck Bedrossian
Commission Project
May 15, 2013
www.earplay.org

Ensemble Dal Niente
French composers portraits Hurel / Grisey / Levy
June 5, 2010
www.dalniente.com

Georgia Tech Foundation / Sonic Generator
Sonic Generator presents Leroux, D, Michel-Dansac, and Music of IRCAM
Residency: Dec 1-7, 2010
Concert: Dec 12, 2010
www.sonicgenerator.gatech.edu

Les Percussions de Strasbourg
US Tour
Feb 19 - March 14, 2011
March 14-26, 2011
www.percussionsdestrasbourg.com

Linea Ensemble
"Overseas" project
French and American composers
May 31 - June 12, 2011
www.ensemble-linea.com

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
Pierre Boulez 85th Birthday
Portrait Concert and residency
Dec 6, 2010
www.millertheatre.org

Monday Evening Concerts
Before the Universe was born: Horatiu Radulescu's fifth string quartet
Training: Nov 2010
Concert: Feb 14, 2011
www.mondayeveningconcerts.org

New World Symphony Season
French Music Program
Feb 8-13, 2011
April 6-10, 2011
www.nws.edu

New York Philharmonic
The New Music Series presents Grisey's Quatre Chants Pour Franchir le Seuil
Nov 19-20, 2010
www.nyphil.org

Oregon Symphony Association
West coast of "Color"
French composer Marc-André Dalbavie
Jan 14-17, 2011
www.orsymphony.org

Relâche
The Mystery of the Rocks of Kador-commission
French composer Regis Huby
April 17, 2011
www.relache.org

Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra Inc.
Concert and residency
French composer Philippe Hersant
Jan 15-23, 2011
www.sacphil.org

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
U.S. Performances of Music by Jérôme Combier
Oct 4, 2010
www.sfcmp.org
sfcmp.blogspot
facebook.com/sfcmp

Stanford University
Havona Project with JC Risset and N. Isherwood
Feb 14-16, 2011
www.livelyarts.stanford.edu

The Argento New Music Project
French composer Fabien Lévy
"Lunar Movements"
Sept 15, 2010
www.argentomusic.org

Third Coast Percussion NFP
Philippe Manoury's "Le livre des Claviers"
Concert Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
www.thirdcoastpercussion.com

University of Northern Colorado
Open Space Festival of New Music
J.C. Risset and R. Imbert
April 7-8, 2011
www.arts.unco.edu/music/openspace/default.html



Grantees 2009
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Kronos Performing Arts Association
San Francisco, CA, USA
Project : Commission and residency for perfoming ensemble Kronos Quartet and French composer Thierry Pécou from July 1st, 2009 to June 30, 2011.

International Contemporary Ensemble Foundation
New York, NY, USA
Project : Commission/collaboration of the International Contemporary Ensemble with French composer Georges Aperghis and conductor Ludovic Morlot from July 2009 to 2011

Artis Diffusion
Montreuil, France
Project : "Hommage à John Cage / Tribute to John Cage " – Concert, Recital and creations by French double bass player Joelle Leandre and choreographer Dominique Boivin from November 20th, 2009 to December 31st, 2010.

New York City Ballet
New York, USA
Project : Commission for French composer Thierry Escaich and choreograph Benjamin Millepied, premiere by the New York City Ballet, 2010 /2011 season

Bent Frequency
Atlanta, GA, USA
Project : The Music of Georges Aperghis by Bent Frequency and guest artist Haleh Abghari at Florence Kopleff Recital Hall, Georgia University (Atlanta), from March 12-16th, 2010.

California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA, USA
Project : “Grisey's Acoustic Spaces and Beyond” – Residency Project with French composers Thierry Alla, Gérard Pesson and Philippe Hurel at CalArts University plus concert at Disney Hall/Recat Theater Los Angeles on April 9-10th, 2010.

New World Symphony Orchestral Avademy
Miami Beach, FL, USA
Project : “The Finnish Line” – With French composer Tristan Murail’s Gondwana conducted by Susanna Mälkki with The New World Symphony Orchestra from January 19-23rd, 2010.

University of California
San Diego, CA, USA
Project : EnsembleXII / University of California San Diego : Residency, workshops and concerts. Exchange Project with Steven Schick, Fritz Hauser, Philippe Manoury, and French-American EnsembleXII from August 3rd to 20th, 2009.

Musica Festival
Strasbourg, France
Project : Musica 2009, Festival International des Musiques d'Aujourd'hui de Strasbourg presents SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden/Freiburg, Ensemble Modern & Synergy Vocals, Coriolys - wind quintet, Ensemble In Extremis, Steve Coleman and Five Elements. Works by American composers Elliot Carter, Steve Reich, George Crumb, Steve Coleman, Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Bill Morrison. September 18th - October 3rd, 2009

Association Quatuor Diotima
Paris, France
Project : French Quatuor Diotima US Tour, concerts and masterclasses with works by Gérard Pesson, Pascal Dusapin, François Sarhan and Henri Dutilleux ; April 9-20th, 2010

Cité de la Musique/Salle Pleyel
Paris, France
Project : "Domaine Privé" by John Adams – A concert series devoted to American composer John Adams on March 16-27th, 2010 at Salle Pleyel in Paris.

Bowerbird, Philadelphia
PA, USA
Project : “THREE DAYS : Eliane Radigue” – Multi-day festival of performances, workshops and discussions with French composer-in-residence Eliane Radigue. American premiere of Naldjordlak, a three part work composed for and performed by Charles Curtis, Carol Robinson, Bruno Martinez. March 26-28th, 2010

Ensemble Zellig
Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France
Project : Ensemble Zellig commissions three new works by US composers Edmund Campion, Don Shapiro and Gerald Freud , French premiere at Festival de Radio-France during the Fall of 2010 followed by a US tour in 2011

San Francisco Contemporary Players
San Francisco, CA, USA
Project : Two US Performances of Philippe Hurel’s chamber work Figures libres by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players Ensemble on April 25-26th, 2010.

Society for New Music, Syracuse
NY, USA
Project : Metropolis, “New Music For Silent Music” – Residency of French-Argentinean composer Martin Matalon and his audio engineer to be premiered on October 10th, 2009.



Grantees 2008
[Contemporary Music Fund]

GRAME / Centre National de Création Musicale de Lyon
France
Project: American tours in May and October, 2009, including a series of concerts and masterclasses at US universities with the French composers Philippe Manoury, Gérard Grisey, Sébastien Béranger and the violinist Christophe Desjardin.

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
San Francisco, CA
Project: In 2008 a concert of French music (including composers François Paris and Philippe Hurel) and a first trip to France in November 2009 for a residency with the American composer Ed Campion. In addition, concerts at the CIRM in Nice and at the MANCA festival (including commission to the French composer Philippe Leroux).

Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris
Paris
Project: October 2008 exchange between professors and students from Columbia University in New York and the Institut Fur Neue Musik in Berlin

Eight Blackbirds Performing Arts
Evantson, IL
Project: Commission to the French composer Bruno Mantovani and an American presentation during the 2010 - 2011 season

International Festival of Contemporary Performance at the Mannes College
New York, NY
Project: Concerts and residency of French composer Georges Aperghis in June 2008.

Louisiana State University
LA
Project: October - November 2008, a program on French contemporary bassoon music with a residency for Pascal Gallois (works by French composers including Philippe Hersant, Philippe Schoeller and Pierre Boulez).

Ojai Music Festival
Ojai, CA
Project: June 2008 program featuring composers François Narboni, Philippe Manoury and Edgar Varèse.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
New York, NY
Project: September 2008 to February 2009 production of a French music festival with works by contemporary composers including Yann Maresz, Thierry Escaich, Pierre Boulez, Bruno Mantovani, Thierry Lancino and Philippe Hersant.

University Of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Project: October 2008 organisation of an ambitious festival dedicated to Olivier Messiaen in celebration of his100 birthday, including concerts and an academic conference with guest of honor French conductor and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

Miller Theatre, Columbia University
New York, NY
Project: Commission to French composer Marc-André Dalbavie and world premiere in New York in December 2008.

Monday Evening Concerts
Los Angeles, CA
Project: February 2009 presentation of the work ''Les Espaces Acoustiques'' by French composer Gérard Grisey.

Les Siècles orchestra
Nanterre
Project: October 2008 and July 2009, residency of American musician Carl Craig for the creation of the ''Versus'' project.

Argento Ensemble
New York, NY
Project: December 2008, commemorative concert and conference dedicated to Olivier Messiaen with works of the French composer Alain Gaussin, Tristan Murail, and Gérard Grisey.

Electronic Music Foundation
New York, NY
Project: November 2008, celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Groupe de Recherche Musicale / GRM and “musique concrete”. Concerts and conferences with the French composers Marc Battier, Daniel Teruggi and François Bayle.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
New York, NY
Project: May 2009, two concerts at Lincoln Center by the Ensemble Intercontemporain conducted by its new music director Susanna Malkki.

Monmouth Civic Chorus
Red Bank, NJ
Project : May 2009 American premiere of the work ''Sphaera'' by the French composer Guillaume Connesson.



Grantees 2007
[Contemporary Music Fund]

The Boston Microtonal Society, Cambridge MA
NotaRiotous
Bancquart, Yeznikian, Criton, Eckhardt, Werntz, Bertin
The French-American Link
October 13, 2007

Columbia University Music Department, Composition New York, NY
Students and Professors of Composition at the Three Institutions
Paris- New York - Berlin: An Exchange Project Involving Concerts and Masterclasses
Fall 2008
Production of a concert, tour, residency, masterclasses

Ensemble Aleph Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Ensemble Aleph and Contemporary Music Forum
Exchange Concerts and US Tour with CMF
May 21-25, 2007 and April 18 - May 4th, 2008
Production of a concert, Commission for new work, Tour

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Los Angeles, CA
David Robinson, conductor
Pierre Boulez
Pierre Boulez "Explosante-fixe"
January 12-13, 2008
Production of a concert

Miller Theatre New York, NY
Philippe Hurel, composer
Portrait: Philippe Hurel
November 15, 2007
Production of a concert

Music Associates of Aspen Aspen, CO
Yefim Bronfman, piano; Lynn Harrell, cello; Gil Shaham, violin
Marc-André Dalbavie
Marc André Dalbavie at the Aspen Music Festival and School 2008
July 7-21, 2008
Production of a concert, Commission for new work, Residency

Musique d'aujourd'hui à Clermont / Musiques Démesurées Clermont-Ferrand, France
Jay Gottlieb, Percussions Claviers de Lyon, Ensemble Laborintus…
Alex Sigman, Erik Ulman, Mark Appelbaum
9th Annual Festival Musiques Démesurées
June 9-16, 2007
Festival of American Music

New World Symphony, Inc. Miami Beach, FL
Stéphane Denève conductor, Laurence lesser, cello Guillaume Connesson
The 20th Anniversary Season French Music Program
January 2-13, 2008
Production of a concert, Commission for new work, residency, and education

NEXMAP: New Experimental Music Arts and Performance San Francisco, CA
Francis Dhomont and Benoît Delbecq
Dhomont + Dufort and Delbecq + Houle
November 3, 2007 and December 1, 2007
Production of a concert

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association, Philadelphia PA
Organist Thierry Escaich and The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Music Director Christoph Eschenbach Marc-André Dalbavie
Four Concerts: U.S. Premiere of Marc-André Dalbavie Commission and Thierry Escaich playing one of his organ concerti
May 7-13, 2008
Production of a concert, Commission for new work

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra St. Louis, MO
Conductor David Robertson and child soloists TBA
Dutilleux Performances of Dutilleux's The Shadows of Time
January 25-26, 2008
Production of a concert

Santa Rosa Symphony Santa Rosa, CA
Bruno Fernandis, Music Director and Conductor with Sanra Rosa Symphony Metropolis: Future Past Restored
September 2007-June 2009
Production of a concert

Spoleto Festival USA Charleston, SC
Pascal Dusapin Faustus, The Last Night
May 27-June 2, 2007
Production of an opera



Grantees 2006
[Contemporary Music Fund]

HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC - Cambridge, MA
Ensemble Fa with Dominique My in Residence at Harvard University. From May 21 to 26 2007.

FESTIVAL D'AUTOMNE A PARIS - Paris, France
Jean Deroyer, Pascal Dusapin, Jason Eckardt, Ensemble 21, Morton Feldman, Joshua Fineberg, Tristan Murail, Marylin Nonken Ensemble Fa (FR) meet the Ensemble 21 (US). December 9, 2006.

FONDATION ROYAUMONT (VOIX NOUVELLES) - Asnieres Sur Oise, France
Young American composers to be selected Voix Nouvelles Composition Course. August 20 2006 to September 10 2006.

SAN FRANCISCO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PLAYERS - San Francisco, CA
Philippe Leroux et Yan Maresz Premiere Performance of Music by Leroux, Maresz.

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION - Los Angeles, CA
Kaija Saariaho Saariaho Project. January 9, 12, 13 & 14 2007.

THE NEW YORK NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE - Staten Island, NY
Composer: Philippe Hurel / Performers: The New York New Music Ensemble Commission of a New York by a French Composer, Philippe Hurel. November 2006.

NEW WORLD SYMPHONY - Miami Beach, FL
Reinbert de Leeuw, Barbara Hannigan, Henri Dutilleux, Charles Ives, John Adams, Marc André Dalbavie 2006/07 Contemporary Music training and Performance Program. January 30, 2007 - February 3, 2007.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE (ICE) - Brooklyn, NY
International Contemporary Ensemble New French Voices. June 2006 - May 2007.

AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS - Naperville, IL
Thierry Escaich, Sophie Veronique Choplin, Julian Wachner, Naji Hakim American Guild Of Organists National Convention. July 2 - 6, 2006.

BOSTON MODERN ORCHESTRA PROJECT - Boston, MA
Modern Orchestra Project plays Betsy Jolas, Pascal Dusapin, Bruno Mantovani Three Generations of French Composers: A performance residency. March 2 - 9, 2007.

SAINT LOUIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - St Louis, MS
Conductor Susanna Mälkki and cellist Lynn Harrell with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performance of Dutilleux's Tout un monde lointain. February 2 - 3, 2007.

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Boston, MA
Henri Dutilleux (composer), Boston Symphony Orchestra; James Levine (Conductor); Renée Fleming (Soprano) A commission and four performances of a new work for soprano and Orchestra by Henri Dutilleux Boston Symphony Hall. November 29,30 & December 1, 2007. Carnegie Hall Performance: December 3, 2007.

ELECTRONIC MUSIC FOUNDATION - Albany, NY
Cecile Le Prado An ear to the earth. October 11, 2006.

ARGENTO NEW MUSIC PROJECT - New York, NY
Gerard Pesson, Fabien Levy Concert. February 2 - 6, 2007.



Grantees 2005
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Art Zoyd Maubeuge, France
Commission, concert and residency with American composer Glenn Branca; December 2005 - July 2006.

Bent Frequency Atlanta, GA
Timbral Journeys through the French Spectrum, residency and concert with Tristan Murail; February and May 2006.

Columbia University - Music Department New York, NY
Pedagogical and artistic exchange for instruction and concerts with American students and performers and IRCAM; May 2-7, 2006.

Ensemble Alternance Paris, France
French-American contemporary multidisciplinary project in the United States with commission, concerts and composers Marc André and Gérard Pesson; April 2006 .

Institute and Festival for contemporary performance at Mannes college of Music New York, NY
2006 edition with Yan Maresz, commission, residencies and concerts; June 2006.

Music Associates of Aspen, Inc (Aspen Music Festival) Aspen, CO
Marc-André Dalbavie, composer-in-residence at the 2006 edition; June 22 - July 28, 2006. Musica - Festival international des musiques d'aujourd'hui Strasbourg, France: 2005 edition with hommage to american composer Elliott Carter; September 24 - October 5, 2005.

Orange County High School of the Arts - OCHSA Foundation Santa Ana, CA
Concert and tour with U.S. premiere by composer Eric Tanguy; March - May 2006.

Oregon Symphony Association Portland, OR
Concert of work by Henri Dutilleux; April 1-3, 2006.

Pacific Contemporary Music Center of California State University Los Angeles, CA
Commission and residency for composer Antoine Bonnet; Commission receipt end of 2006, premiere 2007.

Riverside Symphony, Inc. New York, NY
Recording of works by Marius Constant and post-production; January-November 2006

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players San Francisco, CA
Residency and composer with composer Philippe Leroux; November 2006. Presentation of "VOI (REX)" November 2006 - production of a concert / residency.

 


Two additional projects for exchanges between research and educational institutions received support from the University Fund.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
Ecole Supérieure d'Art d'Aix-en-Provence Aix-en-Provence, France
Academic partnership and exchange 2005-2008

Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) Berkeley, CA
Centre National de Création Musicale (CIRM), Nice, France
Academic partnership and exchange 2005-2008



Grantees 2004
[Contemporary Music Fund]

Argento New Music Project, New York, NY
French Contemporary Music Series, Production of a series of three concerts
October 12-13, 2004 at Columbia University; March 13, 2005 at Society for Ethical Culture with works by H. Dutilleux, G. Grisey, P. Hurel, T. Murail and Residency with composer P. Hurel.

Cal Arts Theater, Roy and Edna Disney, Valencia, CA
Eliane Radigue in residence at CalArts and in Performance at REDCAT
January 24-29, 2005 Production of a concert; Masterclasses with the composer.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, IL
Pierre Boulez 80th Birthday Celebration
January 23; February 3-5; March 3 - April 3; May 14-16, 2005 Production of a series of concerts; U.S. and european tour, Residency by P. Boulez.

Ensemble Fa, Paris
Monographie Joshua Fineberg
October , 2004 - May 19th 2005 at the Atrium de Chaville Production of three concerts; Composer's residency and Recording.

Ensemble 21: Contemporary Music Performance Group, New York< NY
Pascal Dusapin: Commission for a new work 2004, U.S.
Tour, and Recording 2005-2006.

Mannes College of Music, Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance, New York, NY
Festival June 13 - June 22, 2005 series of concerts with works by P. Dusapin and composer residency on campus; 2006 commission for a new work by G. Aperghis.

Cleveland Orchestra / The Musical Arts Association, Cleveland, OH
M.-A. Dalbavie Piano Concerto, January 2006 Production of a concert; Commission for new piano concerto by M.-A. Dalbavie; Composer residency.

Prism Saxophone Quartet, New Sounds Music, Inc , Astoria, NY
"Saxophone Spectrale"
February 25, 2005 concert at Smphony Space in New York City and February 26, 2005 at Trinity Center for Urban Life in Philadelphia, PA with works by H. Dufort, G. Grisey, P. Leroux, B. Mantovani.

New Music Northwestern, Northwestern University, Evanston
"Color Festival: Contemporary Music from France"
February 9-11, 2005 Production of two concerts with works by T. Murail, P. Hurel; Residency with composer T. Murail on campus.

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, San Francisco, CA
Concert of Contemporary French Music at Yerba Buena for the Arts October 10, 2005 with works P. Dusapin, P. Hurel, P. Leroux, F. Paris; Commission and residency for P. Leroux.

Seattle Chamber Players, Seattle, WA
"Musique Captive"
February 11 and 13, 2005 two concerts at Nordstrom Recital Hall and Evergreen State College with works by M.-A. Dalbavie, P. Dusapin, P. Hersant, Y. Maresz; Residency for composer, Educational outreach.

June in Buffalo, University at Buffalo, Buffalo
June in Buffalo, June 6-11, 2005
Production of concerts with French and American emerging composers; commission for new work; tour; Residency for French ensemble Quatuor Diotima and composer P. Manoury; Collaborative commissions and performance projects with Bourges festival in France.


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