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The Cat Comes Back
Gotham Chamber Opera reprises its "dazzling" production of El Gato con botas (Puss in Boots) by Xavier Montsalvatge. The hour-long family opera will have eight performances, Dec. 6-14 in El Museo del Barrio, New York City. Neal Goren conducts.

This production, conceived in collaboration with Tectonic Theater Project and Blind Summit Puppet Theater, was first seen in 2010 in New York's New Victory Theater.


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"O Magnum Mysterium" in film "Rebuilding the World Trade Center"
Morten Lauridsen's iconic choral work was the only fitting music for the moments in Marcus Robinson's documentary "Rebuilding the World Trade Center" when the beacon is placed on top of the spire of One World Trade Center.

Watch The History Channel Sept. 11 at 6PM Eastern.

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"Sumeida's Song" in Boston
Mohammed Fairouz's opera "Sumeida's Song" has received its first fully staged performances in its orchestral version, at the hands of Boston Opera Collaborative.

"[I]ntense and tautly constructed...rich and multilayered," wrote one review. Another: "mezzo-soprano Heather Gallagher...gave the role [of Asakir] vivid, theatrical intensity."

The performances are conducted by Andrew Altenbach and directed by Nathan Troup.

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Ives Symphony No. 2 --
Immersion in Chicago
The Chicago Symphony presents Charles Ives's Symphony No. 2 in its Beyond the Score series on April 25 and 27. The program, titled "The Things Our Fathers Loved," is directed by Gerard McBurney and conducted by Sir Mark Elder.

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American Composers Orchestra --
Border Vanguards
Derek Bermel and Silvestre Revueltas were featured in ACO's April 4 Border Vanguards concert, in Carnegie's Zankel Hall.

Revueltas's "Alcancias" brings the street life of Mexico onto the concert stage. Bermel's "Mar de Setembro" sets poems by Eugenio de Andrade, sung by "category defying" Luciana Souza. NYTimes review.

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Morten Lauridsen Weekend Presented by
The Los Angeles Master Chorale
In a highlight of its 50th anniversary season, the Los Angeles Master Chorale celebrates its long association with Morten Lauridsen in events on March 14 and 16.

Lauridsen, who served as LAMC's Composer-in-Residence from 1995 to 2001, will be celebrated in a sold-out Disney Hall concert of his music on March 16. Michael Stillwater's documentary on Lauridsen, "Shining Night," will screen on March 14 in Glendale's historic Alex Theatre.
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Nov. 26 - Flute Concerto with Tango by Jose Serebrier is performed by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Sharon Bezaly is the soloist; Anne Manson conducts.

Dec. 3 - Univ. of Maryland performs Huapango by Moncayo and Danzon No. 2 by Marquez; Enrico Lopez-Yanez conducts.

Dec. 4 - Firecracker by Michael Daugherty is performed at the Univ. of Arkansas. Jamal Duncan conducts.

Dec. 5 - Michael Daughetery's UFO for percussion solo and band is performed at Rhode Island College. Robert Franzblau conducts.

Dec. 6-14 - Eight performances of the family opera El Gato con botas (Puss in Boots) by Xavier Montsalvatge, Gotham Chamber Opera, El Museo del Barrio, NYC.

Dec. 7 -John Musto's chamber music is featured on a Music from Copland House concert at Merestead, Mt. Kisco, NY. 3 pm.

Dec. 11 - Roque Cordero's Ocho Miniaturas and Adagio Tragico are peformed at the Univ. of Kansas.

Dec. 11 - Suite from the Twenties by Stefan Wolpe, Portland State Univ. New Music Ensemble, Ken Selden conducting.

Dec. 12 - Carl St. Clair conducts the USC orchestra in Ciranda das Sete Notas for bassoon and strings by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Carlos Espinosa conducts.

Dec. 13 - Bata by Tania Leon peformed at New York University. Ari Pelto conducts.


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Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence - 1st Prize Winners, 2014

Mohammed Fairouz:
Native Informant

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Artur Schnabel:
String Quartet No. 2

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3rd Prize Winner:
John Musto: Collected Songs, Vol. 2


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Morten Lauridsen - 70th Birthday, February 27, 2013

Jose Serebrier -75th Birthday, December 3, 2013