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Focus Festival 2019: On the Air!

  • Peter Jay Sharp Theater The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St. New York, NY, 10023 USA (map)

A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning

New Juilliard Ensemble
Joel Sachs, founding director and conductor
Nicolette Mavroleon, soprano

YOUNGHI PAGH-PAAN (Korea/Germany, b. 1945) U-Mul (The Well)
    (1992, western hemisphere premiere)
    Commissioned by WDR (Cologne)

COLIN MATTHEWS (UK, b. 1946) A Voice to Wake
    (2005, first performance outside the UK)
    Commissioned by the BBC


SALVATORE SCIARRINO (Italy, b. 1947) Archeologia del telefono (2005)
    Commissioned by SWR (Stuttgart and Baden-Baden) for Klangforum Wien

AKIRA NISHIMURA (Japan) Corps d’arc-en-ciel (2008)
    Commissioned by Radio France