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January 2013

Manhattan’s Mimesis Ensemble Bring du Bois’ Third String Quartet Back to Carnegie Hall

January 23, 2013
Mimesis Ensemble,
New York, NY United States
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Manhattan's Mimesis Ensemble present a performance of Alexandra du Bois'  Night Songs (Nachtliederen): String Quartet No. 3  at Carnegie Hall: Kronos Quartet commissioned and performed the quartet throughout the U.S. and Europe (including its New York Premiere at Carnegie Hall in 2005; JACK Quartet also performed the quartet at Carnegie Hall in 2007). Mimesis brings the quartet back to the hall on 23 January 2013

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June 2014

New York Classical Players Present World Premiere of “Noctilucent Song”

June 6, 2014
New York Classical Players,
New York, NY United States
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WORLD PREMIERE of du Bois' Noctilucent Song for string orchestra commissioned by the New York Classical Players. Premiere scheduled for 6 June 2014

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January 2015

Selected Past Performances of the Music of Alexandra du Bois

January 1, 2015
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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PERFORMANCES OF THE MUSIC OF ALEXANDRA DU BOIS BETWEEN 1999-2010

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May 2015

Manhattan’s Duplexity Project to Perform du Bois’ “Interstices of Aurorae”

May 21, 2015
Duplexity – Elissa Cassini and Ashley Bathgate,
New York, NY United States
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Interstices of Aurorae (2010) for clarinet and 'cello was commissioned by Azure Ensemble and was written while in-residence at the Harrison House Artist Residency in Joshua Tree, California (and dedicated to Eva Soltes). A special arrangement of the work for Duplexity founder and violinist Elissa Cassini for violin and 'cello will be premiered by Cassini and cellist Ashley Bathgate (of Bang on a Can) on 21 May 2015. More details to be…

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October 2015

Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings to Premiere du Bois’ Nonet “Hope Dies Last”

October 18, 2015
Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings,
Detroit, MI United States
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WORLD PREMIERE of du Bois' new nonet will be premiered by the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings on 18 October 2015. The new work was written for and in collaboration with University of Michigan trombonist David Jackson and in collaboration with prize-winning photojournalist and artist Michelle Andonian (who created the visual parallel to du Bois' music for the multimedia, multi-discipline piece of music and art). Guest soloist, violinist Ida Kavafian will join soloist David Jackson and the Detroit Chamber…

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April 2016

Apollo Chamber Players to Premiere Alexandra du Bois’ Fourth String Quartet

April 3, 2016
Apollo Chamber Players,
Houston, TX United States
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WORLD PREMIERE of du Bois' fourth string quartet will be presented by Apollo Chamber Players in Houston, Texas on 3 April 2016. The quartet, Alexandra du Bois' fourth string quartet, was commissioned by the Apollo Chamber Players in 2015 and will, at its heart, explore folk songs from Croatia and the rest of the former Republic of Yugoslavia. More information to be announced later in 2015

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Spokane Symphony Brings du Bois’ “Fanfare” Back to the Pacific Northwest

April 5, 2016
Spokane Symphony Orchestra,
Spokane, WA United States
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Spokane Symphony Music Director Eckart Preu will conduct the Spokane Symphony in a performance of Alexandra du Bois' Fanfare for symphony orchestra. Commissioned and premiered conductor Randall Craig Fleischer and the Anchorage Symphony in 2008, Fanfare finds its inspiration from the inauguration of the first African-American to hold the office of President of the United States. More information to be announced later in 2015

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May 2016

Marin Alsop Leads Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Performance of du Bois’ “Beneath Boundaries”

May 6, 2016
Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,
Baltimore, MD United States
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"The radio series Hidden World of Girls by NPR’s Kitchen Sisters explores the diverse lives of girls and the women they become—stories of coming of age, rituals and rites of passage, secret identities—women who crossed a line, blazed a trail, changed the tide. The musical adaptation by leading female composers brings those stories to the concert hall in a dramatic multimedia experience." -BSO Alexandra du Bois' Beneath Boundaries for…

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December 2016

Cochlea Duo performs du Bois in Switzerland

December 4, 2016@ 7:00 pm

I Wonder as I Wander (2006) will be performed by the Cochlea Duo (Chelsea Czuchra, flute and Lindsay Buffington, harp). Commissioned by Maya Trio. Arrangement of John Jacob Nile’s adaptation of the Appalachian folk carol ‘I Wonder as I Wander’ including original material by Alexandra du Bois Released on album MAYA: In The Spirit on Perspectives Recordings 2007

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January 2017

ALIAS Chamber Ensemble to present Nashville Premiere of du Bois String Quartet

January 28, 2017
OZ Arts Nashville,
Nashville, TN United States
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ALIAS Chamber Ensemble will perform chamber music of Alexandra du Bois at OZ Arts Nashville. Information to be announced here September 2016

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