World Premiere of Brian Ferneyhough's Contraccolpi
The Talea Ensemble will performing at the Library of Congress on March 11, 2016 with a program consisting of two U.S. premieres as well as the world premiere of Brian Ferneyhough’s Contraccolpi. Ferneyhough's latest piece is commissioned by the Library of Congress through their Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund and is supported by the Ensemble musiFabrik and Kunststufung NRW. The March 11th performance is currently sold out in DC but the Talea Ensemble will perform a similar program on March 16, 2016 in New York City which will include Contracolpi. At the Library of Congress, there will be a Pre-Concert Conversation with Brian Ferneyhough in which tickets are not required. The pre-concert talk will commence at 6:30pm on March 11th. For more information on the performance follow this link to the Library of Congress events page.