Wave

PROGRAM

curation

 

customized programs for individuals and organisations

Paper Craft

FRANKLY

music

 

in collaboration with Frank Almond and David Srebnik

all works except Jalbert arranged by Emi Ferguson

for flute/voice and string quartet

 

Barbara Allen

traditional folksong

Aria, from the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

J.S. Bach

Herzlich thut mich verlangen, from the St. Matthew Passion

Traditional / J.S. Bach

Toutes Les Nuits

Claudes Janequin / Emi Ferguson

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Black is the colour

Luciano Berio

Variation 13, from the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

J.S. Bach

J'avais cru qu'en vous aimant

W.A. Mozart / Christophe Ballard / Emi Ferguson

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Variation 25, from the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

J.S. Bach

Herzlich thut mich verlangen, from the St. Matthew Passion

Traditional / J.S. Bach

American Tune

Paul Simon / J.S. Bach

I won't break you

Aaron Copland / Emi Ferguson

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Pierre Jalbert: Air in Motion (local premiere)

arranged for flute/voice and string quartet

premiered December 11th, 2021

Pyramids

THE

shepherds

 

for the Morgan Library

all works arranged by Emi Ferguson

for tenor, flute/voice, and harp

Quarto scherzo delle ariose vaghezze, 1624: Si dolce è ‘l tormento

Claudio Monteverdi

I wander as I wander

Luciano Berio

Le musiche da cantar solo: Piangono al pianger mio 

*D’India

 

Lamento della ninfa

Claudio Monteverdi

 

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Il est quelqu'un sur terre 

Benjamin Britten

 

J’avais cru qu’en vous aimant

Ballard/Ferguson

 

An den mond

Franz Schubert

Le Pasteur Des Hiboux (world premiere)

new work for flute/tenor/harp with text by Alfred Jarry

Emi Ferguson

 

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Salley Gardens

John Corigliano

Susse Stille (from Nine German Songs)

G.F. Handel

Mary Magdalene

FKA Twigs

 

Enfin la beauté que j'adore

Etienne Moulinié

arranged for tenor, flute/mezzo, and harp

Karim Sulayman, Parker Ramsay, Emi Ferguson

April 6th 2020 premiere canceled due to covid​

Paper Artwork

1, 1+1=2,

1+2=3,

3, 2+3=5

 

in collaboration with AMOC*

Three Etudes (2014)

1. rondo which devours itself

2. currents

3. a sounding

MATTHEW AUCOIN arr. EMI FERGUSON

Trio for violin, cello, and piano, S. 86 (ca. 1909-10, rev. ca. 1914-15)

Moderato
TSIAJ: Presto Moderato con moto

CHARLES IVES

Secret Machines, Nos. 1 & 2 (2008)

SCOTT WOLLSCHLEGER

Unwind (2015)

ROBERT HONSTEIN

for flute, violin, cello, percussion, and piano

premiered january 11th, 2020

Paper Abstract

THUS FAR

and no further

 

in collaboration with Michael Hersch

a collection of 5 programs designed for an intimate audience amongst the sculptures of Christopher Cairns

ONLY

Morton Feldman

DOULEUR ME BAT

Josquin des Prez

IN THE SNOWY MARGINS

Michael Hersch

PUIS QU'EN OUBLI

Guillaume de Machaut

*UNWRUNG, APART, ALWAYS

Michael Hersch

PUIS QU'EN OUBLI

Guillaume de Machaut

THE WEATHER AND LANDSCAPE ARE ON OUR SIDE

Michael Hersch

DOULEUR ME BAT

Josquin des Prez

ONLY

Morton Feldman

concerts premiered throughout 2020-2021 season

We Were Together

Dmitri Shostakovich

Mikka "s"

Iannis Xenakis

Three Settings

from Nine Settings of Lorine Niedecker

Harrison Birtwistle

Bioluminescence

Liza Lim

O Lord, I lift my heart to thee

Orlando Gibbons

arr. Michael Hersch

Sea Poppies

Christopher Fox

Spins and Spells

Kaija Sarriaho

Balancen

Isabel Mundry

We Were Together

Dmitri Shostakovich

*New work

for soprano and violin

Missy Mazzoli

 

Kafka Fragments

for soprano and violin

György Kurtág

… From El Araïch

for soprano and violin

Georg Friedrich Haas

de terrae fine

for solo violin

GEORG FRIEDRICH HAAS

...un jour

for solo flute 

ALICAN ÇAMCI

 

Sonata No. 2

for solo cello

MICHAEL HERSCH

Fantasia

for flute, violin, and cello

ORLANDO GIBBONS

arr. MICHAEL HERSCH

obsidian chorale

Meredith Monk

composition no.305

Anthony Braxton

*new work

Patricia Kopatchinskaja

quietly flowing along

John Cage

unbreathed

Rebecca Saunders

quietly flowing along

John Cage

*new work

Patricia Kopatchinskaja

composition no.304

Anthony Braxton

obsidian chorale

​Meredith Monk