November 15, 2021

Manhattan School of Music, Composers' Concert

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music, New York City

WOSAIC (2020) will be performed by Wonki Lee, alto saxophone; and Thomas Shermulis, bass clarinet.

November 12, 2021

New Music for, about, and with String Quartet

Tenri Culture Institute, New York City

Quartet121 premieres six new string quartets by Reiko Füting and his former students, Ya-Lan Chan, Yu-Chun Chien, Turkar Gasimzada, Sunbin Kim, and Longfei Li. All alumni from Manhattan School of music, they share a passion and interest in reflecting on what it means to be a musician, a composer, and an artist.

 

Livestream link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueVtWfUSPD0

Program

Eclipse [2021] by Longfei Li

Sand aSH [2021] by Ya-Lan Chan

Station (palimpsest) [2021] by Sunbin Kim

-intermission-

Duo [2021] by Yu-Chun Chien

String Quartet no. 1: stillness between two waves of the sea [2021] by Turkar Gasimzada

Chorale (“those driven out will come”) [2021] by Reiko Füting

June 14-20, 2021

2021 Yarn/Wire International Institute

Attending 2021 Yarn/Wire International Institute online as a composer/creator

https://www.yarnwire.org/institute

December 1, 2020

Sound: Moves: Us

Sakura Park, New York City

A project consisting of fourteen pieces by fourteen composers for seven percussionists and five dancers.  The percussionists perform at or while moving to various locations in the park.  They are accompanied by dancers who respond to the sounds and movements with specific and improvised choreographies.

https://www.msmnyc.edu/news/watch-the-msm-sakura-park-concert-series-public-space-meets-sound/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_Xt4L8YEu4

November 3, 2020

Time To Break Silence: “…let freedom ring”

Sakura Park, New York City

A project consisting of fourteen pieces by fourteen composers for fourteen trumpets players.

The performers are positioned in a large circle and coordinate via digital clocks.  The project takes its title from a sermon given by Dr. Martin Luther King at Riverside Church which is located just South of Sakura Park.

https://www.msmnyc.edu/news/watch-the-msm-sakura-park-concert-series-public-space-meets-sound/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfUvhOUTCy8

June 6-20, 2020

Vienna Summer Music Festival, POSTPONED TO 2021

Vienna, Austria

Attending the Vienna Summer Music Festival with guest composerLei Liang and violinist Irvine Arditti

Postponed to 2021 due to Coronavirus

https://www.viennasummermusic.com/composers-forum

May 21-June 1, 2020

St. Petersburg International New Music Festival “reMusik.org”

St. Petersburg, Russia, transferred to online version due to Coronavirus

Attending the St. Petersburg International New Music Festival “reMusik.org” with guest composers Joanna BailieOscar BianchiRaphaël CendoYuri Kasparov, and Dmitri Kourliandski

https://en.remusik.org/

April 27, 2020

Student Composers' Concert, CANCELLED

WOSAIC (2019, revised in 2020) will be performed by Wonki Lee, alto saxophone; and Tyler Neidermayer, Bass Clarinet

Cancelled due to Coronavirus

January 26, 2020

Winner of The International Music Competition by Academia Musica Wien, Vienna

NOISSES.. (2017) for one cellist won the First Prize of The International Music Competition by Academia Musica Wien, Vienna

January 26, 2020

Musik für Violine und Klavier

Friedemann Bach Saal, Köthen, Germany 11:00 AM

TOMBEAU (2020) will be performed by Eunae Koh, violin and Esther Lim, piano

January 25, 2020

Kammermusik: Vom 19. Jahrhundert in die Moderne

Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg, Germany, 7:30 PM

Werke von Eugène Ysaÿe, Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel und Longfei Li

Eunae Koh | Violine
Esther Lim | Klavier

TOMBEAU (2020) will be performed by Eunae Koh, violin and Esther Lim, piano

January 24, 2020

Musik für Violine und Klavier

Lyceum, Wernigerode, Germany, 6:00 PM

TOMBEAU (2020) will be premiered by Eunae Koh, violin and Esther Lim, piano

March 12, 2019

Through the Noise presents Contemporary Concert Series III: New Solo, Duet, and Ensemble Works

Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 8 PM

WOSAIC (2019) will be premiered by Duo Sore Yure: Yui Sakagoshi, alto saxophone; Ivan Solano, bass clarinet

March 22, 2019

Composers' Orchestra Concert

The Neidorff-Karpati Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30 PM

J. Mark Stambaugh, Coordinator

George Manahan, Conductor

CATALYZ (2019) will be premiered by MSM Symphonic Orchestra, conducted by Joseph Carlomagno

August 14, 2018

HighSCORE Festival present "Hammered and Bowed"

I.S.S.M.F. Vittadini Pavia, Milan, Italy, 7:30 PM

AURORA (2017, revised) will be performed by Trio Mythos: Giuliano Cavaliere, violin; Rina You, cello; Marios Panteliadis, piano

June 8th-10th, 2018

Path New Music Presents, Simulacrum, a New Media Chamber Opera

3LD Art and Technology Center, 7:30 PM

SIMULACRUM (2018) will be premiered by Lucy Dhegrae (Lydia), Nathanial Sullivan (Elias/Bionic Leg), and Nina Dante (Stump)

May 13, 2018

Composition of the Students of Manhattan School of Music Performed by the Students of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Zeneakadémia, Liszt Ferenc Academy, Budapest, Hungry 7:30 PM

AURORA (2017, revised) will be performed by Gábor Németh, violin; Benjámin Horváth, cello; Németh Zoltán, piano

March 27, 2018

Student Composers' Concert

Gordon K. and Harriet Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30 PM

J. Mark Stambaugh, Coordinator

AURORA (2017, revised) performed by George Shevstov, Molly Germer, and Thea Mesirow

March 5, 2018

Through the Noise Contemporary Concert Series

The National Opera Center7:30 PM

AURORA (2017, revised) will be New York premiered by George Shevstov, Molly Germer, and Thea Mesirow

October 16, 2017

Through the Noise Presents: an evening of solo and chamber works

The Riverside Church7:30 PM

NOISSES.. (2017) will be performed by Thea Mesirow.

PROGRAM

Alexander Held "Hasen"

Longfei Li "NOISSES"

Zhihua Hu "Compression"

Pranav Datla "The Capacity to be Alone"

Reiko Fueting "tanz.tanz"

Meng Wang "All the best times I can remember"

James Diaz "Infrastructure"

August 12, 2017

The Loretto Project: Final Concert

MALCOLM BIRD RECITAL HALL, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

 

New solo and chamber works by Anthony Cheung and Loretto Project composition fellows, performed live with discussion.

 

PROGRAM

Redacted - James May 

Maquette Brisée - Anthony Cheung 

Pietà - Peter Kramer 

Hängend - Verfolgend - Ungelöst - Yu-Chun Chien

Aurora - Longfei Li

August 5, 2017

The Loretto Project

The Loretto Project (August 2017) is a week-long celebration of adventurous new music in Central Kentucky at the Loretto Motherhouse (Nerinx, KY).  Longfei Li has been invited by Longleash Piano Trio to be one of the composition fellows.

http://www.thelorettoproject.com/

http://www.thelorettoproject.com/concerts/

April 27, 2017

Thea's MM Graduation Recital

Solo Recital of Thea Mesirow

Miller Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

 

Music by Charles Wuorinen, Reiko Füting, Elliott Carter, and Kaija Saariaho. Plus two new works by Longfei Li and Zak Argabrite! I will be joined on stage by Adrián Blanco, Zak Argabrite, and Leia Slosberg.

April 26, 2017

Contemporary Composer/Performer Project

Bossi-Comelli Studio, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30 PM

Lucy Shelton, Curator

7 World Premieres of works by MSM composers

performed by members of Contemporary Performance Program, Class of 2017

 

Zak Argabrite for Leia Slosberg, flute

Shasha Chen for Andrea White, flute

Yiting Lu for Molly Germer, violin

Longfei Li for Thea Mesirow, cello

Victor Baez for Tamika Gorski, percussion

Fabian Beltran for Jakob Ruderer, piano

Nhat Nguyen for Ruston Ropac, mezzo-soprano

April 21, 2017

Electronic Music Concert

Miller Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30 PM

David Adamcyk, Coordinator

PASSACAGLIA (2017) for one percussionist and electronics will be premiered by Caitlin Cawley. This piece is also dedicated to her.

December 6, 2016

MSM Student Composers' Concert

Miller Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30 PM

J. Mark Stambaugh, Coordinator

 

As the winner of the 2016 Manhattan Prize for String Quartet Composition, Longfei's LEGACY QUARTET (2013) will be New York premiered by Lena Vidulich, Julia Jung Un Suh, Jay Julio, and Thea Mesirow.

August 31, 2016

Winner of Samadis' 2016 International Composition Competition

RIPPLES (2016) for piano and electronics has been selected as a winner of the 2016 Samadis' International Composition Competition!

SAMADIS' RECORDS: https://www.samadis.org/

April 13, 2016

Winner of 2015-2016 Manhattan Prize

LEGACY QUARTET (2013) has been announced the winner of the 2015-2016 Manhattan Prize!

Feburary 16, 2016

MSM Student Composers' Concert

John C. Borden Auditorium, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30 PM

J. Mark Stambaugh, Coordinator

CLOUDS AND A RAINDROP (2014) will be premiered in New York by Zuoliang Liu, Yoo Chung, Elizabeth Martignetti, Tamika Gorski, Kayoung An, Melanie Clapies, Erin Wight, Evan Runyon, and Benjamin Grow.