2013 marks TILT Brass’ 10th anniversary!
To celebrate, the group is presenting TILT 10, a multi-venue Festival of events throughout the month of June 2013. The June 27 Roulette event is the Festival’s flagship concert. In addition to works from TILT’s repertoire, this program includes the world premiere of 5 commissioned works by local and international composers. This extraordinary evening of new brass music is being performed by 3 different instrumental combinations: TILT Brass Sextet, the founding 10-piece ensemble TILT Creative Brass Band, and a new group, TILT Zug Septet.
Lainie Fefferman – Big Breath* (2013), TILT Brass Sextet
Enno Poppe (DE) – Zug** (2008), TILT Zug Septet
Filippo Perocco (IT) – World Premiere, TILT Creative Brass Band
Anthony Coleman – Acute Corzya (2009), TILT Brass Sextet
Chris McIntyre – Dedifferentiation No. 1* (2013), TILT Brass Sextet & UllU
Mario Diaz de Leon – Bellum* (2013), TILT Zug Septet
Andrew Hamilton (IR) – Love and Goodness* (2013), TILT Creative Brass Band
Jon Gibson – Multiples (1972), TILT Brass tutti
* World Premiere
** US Premiere
Conductor: Ted Hearne
Trumpet: Gareth Flowers, Tim Leopold, Chris DiMeglio
Trombone: Jen Baker, Jacob Garchik, Chris McIntyre, Will Lang
Horn: David Byrd-Marrow, Jason Sugata
Tuba: Joe Exley, Dan Peck
Percussion: Chris Nappi, David Shively
UllU: Chris McIntyre & David Shively
Details about TILT 10 Festival artists: www.tiltbrass.org/tilt-10
Other Festival events include Nate Wooley’s complete “Seven Storey Mountain” at ISSUE Project Room (6/6), John King’s “Astral Epitaphs” during the Bang on a Can Marathon (6/16), R. Murray Schafer’s 12 trombone work “Music for Wilderness Lake” performed around The Lake at Central Park (6/21), and premiering 4 works (Dave Douglas, Reggie Pace, Hellen Herndon, Ryan Lott) during River To River’s Ecstatic Summer (6/29 – 30) events.
TILT BRASS BIO
TILT Brass is a Brooklyn-based organization dedicated to creating new content and contexts for contemporary brass music by producing inventive concert programs, recording projects, and commissioning initiatives. Led by composer, trombonist, and curator Chris McIntyre, TILT boldly positions itself as the vanguard presenter, educator, and advocate for new brass music in New York City.
TILT 10 Festival is being developed in part during a residency at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, NY. In addition to generous private donors, TILT 10 Festival is made possible in part by New Music USA’s Cary New Music Performance Fund, and with support by Culture Ireland as part of Ireland’s EU Presidency Culture Programme 2013.