Some Past Performances

December 3, 2005
Opera Astoria produced the song SWIMMERS ON THE SHORE for baritone and piano at The Flushing Library in Queens, New York. The song has words by David Mason and concerns parental Alzheimer's.
November 20th, 2005
The soprano Francoise Vanhecke premiered my NIGHTSONG (with words by poet David Mason) as well as performing LULLABY, BEAUTY RUNS FASTER and KILKENNY CATS in Brussels on a concert of new consonant music at 6:30 pm in the Centre d'art Chapelle de Boondael : 10, Square du Vieux Tilleul 1050 Bruxelles 02/6620789. The concert included music by Lysight, Mendes, Bilbao, and 'I am afraid' Soprano Aria from 'Chicken Little, the Sky is Falling" by Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz. Further information about this concert and performer: http://www.francoisevanhecke.be.
November 18th, 2005
The Jade String Trio premiered the newly commissioned JASMINE SWALE at St. Joseph's College, Council for the Arts concert series, at 8:00 PM. The address: D'Eccleslle Auditorium, SJC, 155 W. Roe Blvd, Patchogue, New York, 631-447-3200. Check out their site at: Jade String Trio
November 17th, 2005
The music faculty, along with Carrie Steves, mezzo soprano and Lori Piitz, piano at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado performed my SWIMMERS ON THE SHORE (with words by poet David Mason) at 7:30 PM in Packard Hall. The concert, An Evening of Poetry & Music, also featured music by Joseph Dorfman, Ofer Ben Amots, and Lori Laitman and poetry by James Joyce, David Mason, and Peretz Markish. It was hosted by their resident composer, Ofer Ben-Amots.
November 16th, 2005
The Jade String Trio performed the newly commissioned JASMINE SWALE at the Underground Lounge (955 West End Avenue) at 107th Street, in Manhattan at 7:12 PM (!). Also on the program: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chinese folk music.
October 28, 2005
Beth performed a 30 minute set of text-sound at a festival in Geneva, Switzerland, entitled Roaratorio - Geneva. She made a new piece for the occasion, KILDEER AND CHICORY, and performed TORERO PIECE with Vincent Barras in French. Also on the program: IF I WERE A POET, CRACKERS & CHECKERS, THE PEOPLE RUMBLE LOUDER, COUNTRY TIME, YES SIR REE, OCEAN MOTION, I CAN'T STAND IT, RIOT ROT.
April 19, 2005
New Mexico Swale, was performed at the Concert of American Music at the Concert Hall of the House of Science in Kiev, Ukraine as a part of the biennial Ukrainian festival of contemporary music "Youth Art Forum" in Kiev. Performers were the Chamber Ensemble "Kiev Youth Soloists". Maksym Kuzin conducted. Music of Lawrence Dillon, Haskell Small, Jay Reise and Judith Lang Zaimont were also presented.
March 31, 2005
The CASE Saxophone Quartet performed my sextet for 2 pianos and sax quartet, NET WORK, on the WOMENS WORK series sponsored by Greenwich House Arts and New York Women Composers in The Renee Weiler Concert Hall at 44-46 Barrow Street in New York City. http://www.gharts.org/
June 17, 2004
Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, founded and led by Misha Rachlevsky, performed KENTUCKY SWALE for string orchestra in Moscow on a concert series entitled "Nightcap with the Classics" sponsored by Davidoff Cafe (with free coffee before and after the concert). It was an all-American program of Russian premieres of contemporary American works. Edward Green's Sax concerto and David Winkler's Concert Prelude were included on the concert. http://www.chamberorchestrakremlin.ru/index.htm
May 19, 2004
Belgian Tango was performed on the automats (pianola, organ and percussion). Two locally well know tango dancers chose my piece to dance to at the concert produced by Logos Foundation at the Tetrahedron Concert Hall in Ghent, Belgium.
March 31, April 3, April 4, 2004
The Montpelier Chamber Orchestra in Vermont conducted by Catherine Orr performed KENTUCKY SWALE on Wednesday March 31, 2004 at a free concert entitled "Farmer's Night" in the state capitol, on Saturday April 3, 2004 8pm, in the Unitarian Church, Montpelier and on Sunday April 4, 2004 at 4pm, in Chandler Music Hall, Randolph. www.montpelierchamberorchestra.org
March 29, 2004
Joe Kubera performed QUILT MUSIC, a large piano work from 1983. Also on the program were Sonata #3 by Frank Nuyts (an interesting Belgian composer who writes a kind of Stravinsky boogie), a new piece by Boudewijn Buckinx (a wonderful Belgian composer deeply involved in zen), and Serenades by Michael Sahl. The concert was entitled: "the Conspiracy to Commit Beauty: Flanders/New York" and was a Roulette concert produced at the Flea Theater at 41 White Street, NY, NY.
March 5, 2004
The Owensboro Symphony conducted by Nick Palmer once again performed KENTUCKY SWALE in Owensboro, Kentucky.
November 19, 2003
(For photos of the event, go to Photo Album.) Major New York City all-Beth Anderson concert at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall 154 W. 57th St. at 7th Ave. in Manhattan. The Rubio String Quartet http://www.rubioquartet.be from Belgium performed a series of Beth Anderson's quartets and Joseph Kubera was the soloist in her PIANO CONCERTO for string orchestra with percussion and piano. Andrew Bolotowsky was the flautist in NEW MEXICO SWALE for strings, percussion and flute. Gary Schneider conducted. THE ANGEL for soprano, Jessica Marsten, harp, celeste, 2 violins, viola and cello (words by Hans Christian Andersen) was also presented. http://www.carnegiehall.org/intro.jsp/
October 24, 2003
October 24, 2003 PRECIOUS MEMORIES and IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN was performed at The International Choir Contest of Flanders on their Opening Gala concert entitled "The March of the Women" by The Flemish Radio Choir conducted by Ludwig Van Gijsegem in Maasmechelen, Belgium.
October 9, 2003
The Bucharest String Orchestra conducted by Jim Baker performed THREE SWALES in Bucharest, Romania in the ARCUB hall of the cultural projects of Bucharest.
September 20, 2003
The Redwood Symphony in California performed MINNESOTA SWALE conducted by George Yefchak on the opening concert of their 2003-2004 season. For info: www.redwoodsymphony.org

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