Luigi Nono’s “La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura” (1988-1989) for violin and 8-channel electronics
Karen Kim, violin
David Adamcyk, live electronics
with a newly commissioned essay by Paul Griffiths
Heralded as “a crucial part of the New York cultural ecosphere” by the New York Times, the Talea Ensemble is comprised of twenty-one of New York City’s finest musicians, with a mission to cultivate curious listeners in New York City and around the world through the curating and performance of cutting-edge musical experiences, championing today’s composers and exploring unknown works. Recipients of the 2014 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, Talea has brought to life more than 30 commissions of major new works since it was founded in 2008. www.taleaensemble.org
We invite the audience to arrive at 7 pm for this 7:30 pm performance to allow time to read a new essay about the work by the critic Paul Griffiths (formerly of The New Yorker and The New York Times).