New Brunswick's ensemble specializing in austere minimalism with guest artist Dante Boone
Nov. (St. John) (2016) WP - Dante Boon
Fontaines historiques de Paris (2016) - André Cormier
Four Note Chords (2009) - Tom Johnson
Mille Regretz (2012) - Taylan Susam
Dante Boon, conductor
Jeffrey Bazett-Jones, violin, Robin Streb, viola, Katie Bestvater, cello, Andrew Reed Miller, contrabass, Chelsey Hiebert, oboe, Julie Rochus, horn
DANTE BOON (1973) is a Dutch composer and pianist living in Amsterdam.
At the age of 14, he started his piano studies at the Amsterdam Sweelinck Conservatorium. At the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, he studied composition with Diderik Wagenaar.
After having been the keyboard player and arranger for a major Dutch rock band for several years, he went back to the classical, especially contemporary piano repertoire.
With Samuel Vriezen, he recorded Tom Johnson’s Symmetries (piano four hands) for Karnatic Lab Records. Recordings for other labels include works by Rozalie Hirs (Attacca Records) and Philip Corner (New World Records). his first solo CD cage. frey. vriezen. feldman. ayres. johnson .manion was released 2010 on Edition Wandelweiser Records to international critical acclaim.
Admission: by donation ($10 suggested)