Omnifenix - Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Omnifenix - Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra

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On the 2nd of February 2019 the Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra will perform my saxophone concerto Omnifenix (originally commissioned for, and premiered by, Michael Brecker, and subsequently recorded by Joshua Redman). The Performance will be at the Gillioz Theatre. 

https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2018/08/30/springfield-drury-civic-orchestra-listen-something-new-gustav-mahler-ninth/1144256002/

http://www.ksmu.org/post/sdcos-christopher-koch-mahler-9th#stream/0

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Three Island Songs - Les Illumination with Emma Matthews: Southbank, Australia.
May
23
7:00 PM19:00

Three Island Songs - Les Illumination with Emma Matthews: Southbank, Australia.

Ensemble Liaison is a unique chamber music partnership formed in 2006 between David Griffiths (clarinet), Svetlana Bogosavljevic (cello) and Timothy Young (piano). On the 23rd of May next year they will perform my piece “Three Island Songs” as part of their Les Illumination concert.

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One Study One Summary - Kölner Philharmonie, Veith Kloesters
Dec
27
8:00 PM20:00

One Study One Summary - Kölner Philharmonie, Veith Kloesters

27.12.2018 Donnerstag 20:00 Uhr

Kölner Philharmonie

Repercussion

Johannes Wippermann Schlagzeug

Rafael Sars Schlagzeug

Stephan Möller Schlagzeug

Veith Kloeters Schlagzeug

Warped Type Andreas Huck Livevisuals Roland Nebe Livevisuals

Steve Reich Music for Pieces of Wood (1973) für fünf Paar gestimmte Klanghölzer (claves)

John Psathas / None Repercussion Summary aus: One Study One Summary (2005)

Tomer Yariv Gyro (2005) für Percussion Duo

Roberto Bocca Dialogo & Esegesi (2015) für Mallett-Quartett

Casey Cangelosi Bad Touch (2013) für Schlagzeug solo und Tonband

Leonhard Waltersdorfer 22 (2013) für Vibraphon solo

John Psathas / None Repercussion Study aus: One Study One Summary (2005)

Minoru Miki Marimba Spiritual (1983/84) für Marimbaphone solo und drei Schlagzeuger

Tickets - https://www.koelner-philharmonie.de/kartenkauf/

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France: screening of No Man’s Land feature film
Nov
10
3:00 PM15:00

France: screening of No Man’s Land feature film

Saturday, November 10th at 3 pm / Friesland (80)

On the occasion of the closing of the 2018 animation program on the natural site of the Montagne de Frize, the Conservatory of Natural Areas of Picardy invites you to watch the concert No man's land. This project brings together 150 international musicians from the opposing forces of the Great War and filmed on important battlefields around the world, including the Friesian Mountain.

Commissioned by renowned New Zealand composer John Psathas, the No Man's Land project was created as the centerpiece of New Zealand World War I commemorations in 2016.

Link to event: http://conservatoirepicardie.org/actualites-agenda/concert-no-man-lands

Meeta Pandit recording in Gwalior, India

Meeta Pandit recording in Gwalior, India

Photo taken just after we completed recording Serj's searing performance for No Man's Land

Photo taken just after we completed recording Serj's searing performance for No Man's Land

3 astonishingly capable Victoria University of Wellington Master's Students - on No Man's Land Scholarships and an integral part of the creation of the work. L-R Steffan Paton, Jack Hooker, Kenyon Shankie.

3 astonishingly capable Victoria University of Wellington Master's Students - on No Man's Land Scholarships and an integral part of the creation of the work. L-R Steffan Paton, Jack Hooker, Kenyon Shankie.

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DePaul Percussion Ensemble - Kyoto
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

DePaul Percussion Ensemble - Kyoto

Day three of Unveiled shines a spotlight on the tremendous accomplishments of School of Music alumni, and opens with a performance by the DePaul Percussion Ensemble featuring alumnus Matthew Bell (BM ’02), a percussionist known for his versatility and finesse across a broad range of rudimental and folk traditions. Bell will perform as the featured soloist on Robert Sanderl’s Schnabel, an homage to the Swiss Basel style of drumming.

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Salerno: screening of No Man’s Land feature film
Oct
28
9:30 PM21:30

Salerno: screening of No Man’s Land feature film

Projection of "No Man's Land" Film by John Psathas
Biennial of Contemporary Art at Palazzo Fruscione 8.30 pm 
Presentation by Paolo Cimmino
Professor of Percussion - Conservatory of Music G. Martucci diSalerno

Svet Stoyanov, Yanal Stalti, Paolo Cimmino

Svet Stoyanov, Yanal Stalti, Paolo Cimmino

Refugees of Rap

Refugees of Rap

Photo taken just after we completed recording Serj's searing performance for No Man's Land

Photo taken just after we completed recording Serj's searing performance for No Man's Land

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One Study One Summary - Martin Grubinger
Sep
29
8:00 PM20:00

One Study One Summary - Martin Grubinger

Everything, except Mezzoforte! Already as a little boy Martin Grubinger decided for his instrument. No wonder his father was a drum teacher at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Grubinger jun. from the school to devote himself exclusively to music. He practiced for up to ten hours a day, training his physical fitness like a high-performance athlete.
With similar seriousness Grubinger also tackles challenges off stage: for example, his role as host of the music magazine "KlickKlack" on Bavarian TV. As the husband of a Turkish pianist, he is also involved in the fight against racism and xenophobia; And are not you afraid of a concert cancellation if the socio-political circumstances at the venue are intolerable? - that's what happened in Carinthia 2010.
Martin Grubinger stands for musical diversity. He has recorded a CD with monks from an Austrian Benedictine abbey and lures young people all over the world to the concert halls with Brazilian samba lenghts or taiko drumming from Asia. In addition, he has expanded the repertoire for his instrument by important works by commissioned compositions to Friedrich Cerha and Tan Dun.

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Gyftiko - Tania Sikelianou
Sep
13
9:00 PM21:00

Gyftiko - Tania Sikelianou

Tania Sikelianou will recite my piece Gyftiko for Solo Violin as part of the Hippokratia Summer Festival of Kos. Gyftiko will be performed alongside other solo violin works from composers such as J.S. Bach, Astor Piazolla, A.C Ribeiro, Miroslav Miletic, and many more.

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Abhisheka - New Zealand String Quartet
Aug
31
7:30 PM19:30

Abhisheka - New Zealand String Quartet

Turning Points - New Zealand String Quartet

Join us for a concert of groundbreaking works that have each taken the quartet genre in new directions.

Beethoven was renowned as a trailblazer so it’s not surprising that this programme features one of his most innovative quartets, the extraordinary opus 131 quartet, which Robert Schumann felt stood “...on the extreme boundary of all that has hitherto been attained by human art and imagination."

Also included is Smetana’s poignant, semi-autobiographical “From My Life” and the extraordinary Abhisheka by New Zealand’s own John Psathas. NZSQ cellist Rolf Gjelsten says: "We’re looking forward to sharing with you the genius and vision of these works as well as elucidating the qualities which make each work so remarkable."

Programme: 
Psathas: Abisheka
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C♯ minor, Op. 131
Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor (“From My Life”)

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New Zealand String Quartet perform Abhisheka
Aug
25
7:30 PM19:30

New Zealand String Quartet perform Abhisheka

 

Join us for a concert of groundbreaking works that have each taken the quartet genre in new directions. Beethoven was renowned as a trailblazer so it’s not surprising that this programme features one of his most innovative quartets, the extraordinary opus 131 quartet, which Robert Schumann felt stood “...on the extreme boundary of all that has hitherto been attained by human art and imagination." Also included is Smetana’s poignant, semi-autobiographical “From My Life” and the extraordinary Abhisheka by New Zealand’s own John Psathas.

 

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