ALIAS performs postponed program of world premieres, May 6

NOTE: This concert was originally scheduled for February 17, but was postponed due to severe winter weather. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored.


Wednesday, May 6
8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall

ALIAS Chamber Ensemble

Daniel Elder, The Ties Eternal, for soprano, two violins, two cellos, and percussion (world premiere)
Matt Walker, Wood, for violin and marimba
Conni Ellisor, String Quartet (world premiere)
Chris Farrell, String Quartet No. 2 (world premiere)
Leonard Bernstein, Piano Trio
Aaron Copland, Elegies, for violin and viola

ALIAS’ final concert of the 2014-15 season lives up to the ensemble’s reputation for creating new music and for presenting unusual works. It is an all-American program featuring four Nashville composers presenting three World Premieres, as well as Leonard Bernstein’s piano trio and an unpublished violin-viola duo by Aaron Copland.

Tickets: $20 adults, $5 students with ID, free for Blair students with ID. All proceeds from this concert benefit local anti-poverty service organization Open Table.