UPCOMING:

September 21-24, 2017
Ensemble Dal Niente: album release event for Assemblage: music of George Lewis
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

June 25 - July 8, 2017
resident conductor: soundSCAPE Festival
Performances of compositions by participants, faculty, and others with the Eastman Broadband and participant musicians.
Maccagno, Italy

RECENT:

June 5, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017
Ensemble Dal Niente residency at June in Buffalo
Performances of compositions by participants and faculty
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

June 3, 2017, 7:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente: PARTY 2017
works of Abrahamsen, Czernowin, LJ White, Bedrossian; world premiere of a major work by Joshua Fineberg
Ruth Page Center for the Arts; 1016 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL

May 28, 2017, 7:00 PM
guest conductor: Civic Orchestra of Chicago Composers Project, final concert
Christine Burke: from the signal (world premiere) 
Baldwin Giang: reeling (world premiere)
Haerim Seok: Restoring (world premiere)
Melody Eotvos: King in Yellow
Jonathan Hannau: Who Are These, That Come Like Clouds? (world premiere)
Ofir Klemperer: A Lovesong
Chicago Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

May 27, 2017, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra and DePaul Symphonic Choir
Rossini: Stabat Mater
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

April 28, 2017, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra and Ensemble 20+ in a joint concert: Noise
Jean-Féry Rebel: “Le Cahos” from Les Elemens (1737)
John Cage: Atlas Eclipticalis (1962)
Peter Ablinger: Drei Minuten (2003)
Intermission
Ablinger: Drei Minuten (2003)
Charles Ives: Scherzo: Over the Pavements (1910)
Joseph Haydn: Introduction to The Creation (1798)
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

April 9, 2017, 3:00 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente plays Contempo at University of Chicago
Isabel Mundry: Sandschleifen (2003/06) 
Kaija Saariaho: Aer (1991) 
Sofia Gubaidulina: Songs of the Gallows (1996) 
University of Chicago, Logan Center for the Arts

March 18, 2017: 7:00 PM
guest conductor: National Symphony Orchestra of Turkmenistan
a concert of American music for International Women's Month in partnership with American Voices, the US Embassy, and soloists John Ferguson (piano) and Bonnie Whiting (percussion)
Magtymguly Theater, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

March 11, 2017, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra: "a new way of hearing what already exists"
Salvatore Sciarrino: Shadow of Sound (2004)
Alexander Mosolov: The Iron Foundry (1926)
Claude Debussy: Jeux (1913)
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

February 19, 2017, 7:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Frequency Festival Closing Concert: Hard Music, Hard Liquor
Murat Çolak: New work (2017) for ensemble and multimedia (New Music USA commission)
Huck Hodge: Apophenia (2014) for ensemble
Ray Evanoff: New work (2017) for solo piano
Iannis Xenakis: Psappha (1975) 
Mark Andre: un-fini I (1996) 
Michael Baldwin: Various Terrains ( ≡ degrees of similarity) (2011) 
Joan LaBarbara: Circular Song (1975)
Constellation Chicago, 3111 Western Ave, Chicago, IL

February 8, 2017, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Kelly Sheehan: (3) Movements (world premiere)
Earle Brown: Windsor Jambs
George Flynn: Memories, Mediations (world premiere) (Ann Yi, piano)
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

February 3, 2017, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra
Béla Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77
Miklós Rózsa: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra, Op. 29 (Olga Kaler, violin; Steve Balderston, cello)
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

November 15, 2016, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Hans Abrahamsen: Wald
John Luther Adams: The Light Within
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

November 11, 2016, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra
Sibelius: The Oceanides
Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

November 8, 2016, 3:30 PM
Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Workshop of Recent Orchestra Compositions
Kobacker Hall, Bowling Green, OH

October 27, 2016, 8 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente in Los Angeles
Raphaël Cendo - Graphein (2014) 
Natacha Diels - Elpis (2016) 
Greg Saunier - Deerhoof Chamber Variations (2013) 
Stefan Prins - Piano Hero #1 (2012)
Camilleri Hall at The Brain & Creativity Institute of USC, 3620 A Mclintock Avenue, Los Angeles

October 15, 2016, 8 PM
guest conductor: Chamber Cartel
Anne Cleare: Unable to Create an Offscreen World
Eliza Brown: Fray
Erin Gee: Mouthpiece: Segment of the 4th Letter
Anthony Cheung: Centripedalocity
M Rich Center for Creative Arts, Atlanta, GA 30303

October 7, 2016, 7:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente on the Ear Taxi Festival
Pierce Gradone: To Paint Their Madness (2016) 
Christopher Fisher-Lochhead - stutter-step the concept (2016) 
Jeff Parker : Water on Glass (2016)
Harris Theater, 205 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

June 3, 2016, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra and Ensemble 20+ joint concert: SPECTRA
Mozart: Horn Concerto, K. 412

G. F. Haas: … e finisci gia? (work based on Mozart Horn Concerto, K. 412)
Per Norgard: Voyage Into the Golden Screen
Intermission
Tristan Murail: Seven Lakes Drive 
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10

DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

May 24, 2016, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra and Ensemble 20+ joint concert: MELODIES
Bach: Art of Fugue excerpts
Bach/Webern: Fuga (Ricercata) from “A Musical Offering”
Ligeti: Melodien
Intermission
Shawn Jaeger: Poor and Wretched
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” 
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

February 28, 2016, 7:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Frequency Festival Closing Concert: Hard Music, Hard Liquor
Music of George Lewis, Richard Barrett, Sivan Cohen-Elias, Beat Furrer
Constellation Chicago, 3111 Western Ave, Chicago

February 26, 2016, 7:30 PM
guest conductor: Detroit Symphony Civic Youth Orchestra
Strauss: Don Juan
Bernard Rands: Tre Canzoni Senza Parole
Tchaikovksy: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Orchestra Hall, 3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit

February 6, 2016, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra and DePaul Symphonic Choir
Rossini/Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque
Verdi: Quattro Pezzi Sacri
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

February 3, 2016, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Franco Donatoni: For Grilly
Paula Mathusen: in absentia
Pascal Dusapin: Fist
Augusta Read Thomas: OF BEING IS A BIRD: Emily Dickinson Settings (US PREMIERE); Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

Janurary 7, 2016, 10 AM
New Music Gathering
Panel discussion: commissioning new music
Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD

December 11, 2015
guest conductor: members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Anthony Cheung: Twin Spaces, Intertwined (World Premiere), in celebration of the University of Chicago's 125th Anniversary
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

December 6-10, 2015
Neue Musik Tour: Chicago, Boston, New York
Ensemble Dal Niente
Enno Poppe: Salz (2005)  
Mark Andre: ...zu staub... (2005) 
Helmut Lachenmann: Guero (1969) 
Carola Bauckholt: Zopf (1992/94) (Boston and New York City Premiere)
Johannes Kreidler: Stil 1i (2015)  (World Premiere)
Mathias Spahlinger: adieu m'amour (Hommage A Guillaume Dufay) (1983)
Constellation Chicago, Chicago, IL
Boston University, Tsai Center, Boston, MA
DiMenna Center, New York, NY

November 17, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra
Dvorak: The Water Goblin
Sibelius: Symphony No. 4 in A minor
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

November 17, 2015, 2 PM
guest conductor: Third Coast Percussion
Lei Liang: Inkscape (Chicago Premiere)
Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago

November 14, 2015, 8 PM
Ensemble 20+
Reich: Dance Patterns (Collaboration with dance students from DePaul Theater School)
Ben Davis: New Work (world premiere)
Rudolfo Acosta: Verdaderos Negativos
Jurg Frey: More or Less Normal
Rzewski: Les Moutons de Panurge
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

November 10, 2015
Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Workshop of Recent Orchestra Compositions
Kobacker Hall, Bowling Green, OH

November 7-8, 2015
Northwestern University New Music Conference
Ensemble Dal Niente
works TBA
Northwestern University, Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL

October 26-30, 2015
Residency at University of Washington
Ensemble Dal Niente
works TBA

October 16, 2015, 8 PM
Chicago Youth-In-New-Music Festival
Ensemble 20+, Studio MusikFabrik
Marathon Concert of works TBA
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

October 13, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Concert Orchestra
Mozart: Symphony No. 31 in D major ("Paris")
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D minor ("Reformation")
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

September 20, 2015
Ensemble Dal Niente season-opening concert
Federico Garcia-De Castro (Colombia): Memoria (2015)  (U.S. Premiere)
Andres Carrizo (Panama): Trance Formations I. Gristly Rave (2015)  (U.S. Premiere)
Rodolfo Acosta (Colombia): verdaderos negativos (2009) for indeterminate ensemble (U.S. Premiere)
Francisco Castillo Trigueros (Mexico): Geografías (2015)  (U.S. Premiere)
Jimmy Lopez (Peru): Incubus III (2009) (U.S. Premiere)
Marcelo Toledo (Argentina):¿Qué se llama cuanto heriza nos? (2001) (Chicago Premiere)
Pritzker Auditorium at Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL

July 19, 2015
Austin Wulliman (violin) and Spektral Quartet
Jonathon Kirk: Lost Bird Environment
Constellation -- 3111 Western Ave, Chicago

July 18, 2015
Lecture-Presentation: "Beethoven and the Creation of Modernity"
Logan Center for the Arts, The University of Chicago, 915 E 60th St, Chicago

July 8-11, 2015
Omaha Under the Radar Festival Ensemble
Luciano Berio: Folk Songs
John Zorn: Cobra
Frederic Rzewski: Coming Together
Kaneko, Omaha, NE

June 4 - Jun 19, 2015
Ensemble Dal Niente
Latin American tour, sponsored by MacArthur Foundation (stops in Mexico, Panama, Colombia)

June 2, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Chamber Orchestra
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor (George Vatchnadze, piano)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

May 11-16, 2015
Ensemble Dal Niente
Harvard University Residency (performance on May 16, 8 PM)
works by Harvard student composers
John Knowles Paine Hall, Cambridge, MA

May 1, 2015, 7:30 PM
Detroit Symphony Civic Youth Orchestra
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major
Orchestra Hall -- 3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit

April 28, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Chamber Orchestra
Mozart: Three Marches
Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

April 23, 2015, 8:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Proximity: Music of Rebecca Saunders
Fury II (2009) for solo double bass and ensemble
Into the Blue (1996) for clarinet, bassoon, percussion, piano, cello, and double bass
Molly's Song 3, Shades of Crimson (1996) for alto flute, viola and steel-stringed guitar with 4 radios and music box
Stirrings Still II (2008) for alto flute, oboe, clarinet, crotales, piano, and double bass
Shadows (2013) for solo piano
Constellation -- 3111 Western Ave, Chicago, IL

March 14, 2015, 8 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Concert as part of "There is no repetition: a festival of the music of Mathias Spahlinger"
Spahlinger: Verlorener Weg, versions 1 and 2
Spahlinger: Adieu m'amour
Dufay: Adieu m'amour
Spahlinger: Musica Impura

March 12, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Combined Orchestras
Concert as part of "There is no repetition: a festival of the music of Mathias Spahlinger"
Sibelius: Tapiola
Mathias Spahlinger: Passage/Paysage (US PREMIERE)
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

March 6, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Owen Davis: New Work (WORLD PREMIERE)
Erin Gee: Mouthpiece X
Mathias Spahlinger: Furioso
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

March 4 & 5, 7:30 PM
Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Unlimited
Wlad Marhulets: The Property
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL

February 25 & 26, 7:30 PM; February 27, 1 PM
Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Unlimited
Wlad Marhulets: The Property (WORLD PREMIERE)
Logan Center for the Arts, The University of Chicago, 915 E 60th St, Chicago

February 5, 2015, 8 PM
Ensemble 20+
Zach Moore: New Work (WORLD PREMIERE)
Giacinto Scelsi: Anahit (Janet Sung, violin)
Tim Munro: New Arrangements (WORLD PREMIERE)
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

January 30, 2015
Ensemble Dal Niente
Recording session for Mikel Kuehn's Undercurrents
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

January 31, 2015, 8 PM
DePaul Symphony Orchestra
Mahler: Totenfeier
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

December 14, 2014, 8:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente presents Austin Wulliman
Katherine Young: Diligence is to Magic and Progress is to Flight
Constellation, Chicago, IL

November 22, 2014, 6 PM
ILMEA District 2/8 Festival Orchestra
DeKalb High School, DeKalb, IL

November 19, 2014
Bowling Green State University Composition Workshop
Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Kobacker Hall, Bowling Green, OH

November 15, 2014
Ensemble Dal Niente
Party 2014: Eat. Drink Listen
Jackson Jung Gallery, Chicago

October 30, 2014
Ensemble Dal Niente
George Lewis: The Mangle of Practice
George Lewis: Assemblage
Georg Frederic Haas: In Vain
Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

October 18-19, 2014
Ensemble Dal Niente
Williams College Residency
Williamstown, MA

October 15, 2014
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Jonathan Hannau: Petit Counterpoint
Lucier: Serenade
Globokar: Eisenberg
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

October 14, 2014
DePaul Symphony Orchestra
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

October 11, 2014
DePaul Chamber Orchestra
Shostakovch: Incidental Music to "The Bedbug"
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 ("London")
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

September 24, 2014, 8 PM
DePaul Symphony Orchestra
Shostakovich: 5 Fragments
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

September 4, 2014, 8 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Season Opener: Coming Together
George Lewis: Assemblage
Patricia Alessandrini: Nachtgewachse
Lee Hyla: The Dream of Pope Innocent III
Frederic Rwezki: Coming Together
Mayne Stage, Chicago

August 17, 2014, 3:00 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Concert of American Music
Saarbruecken, Germany

August 16, 2014, 7:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Closing concert at Darmstadt Freikurse fur Neue Musik
Centralstation, Darmstadt, Germany

June 25, 2014
Katherine Young: Diligence is to Magic as Progress is to Flight
Recording session for J. Austin Wulliman's solo album, to be released by Parlour Tapes+

July 24-27, 2014
Recording session for J. Austin Wulliman's solo album, to be released by Parlour Tapes+ (session producing)

June 3, 2014, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Maura Lanza: Number Nine
Raphael Cendo: Tract
Raphael Cendo: Action Painting
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

May 31, 8 PM
DePaul Chamber Orchestra, 8 PM
Respighi: Suite No. 2 of Ancient Airs and Dances
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

May 25, 2014, 8:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Proximity: Raphaël Cendo
Program includes Graphein (WORLD PREMIERE), Rokh, other works
Constellation -- 3111 Western Ave, Chicago

May 2, 2014, 8 PM
Ensemble 20+
Gerard Grisey: Periodes
Christopher Jones: New Work (WORLD PREMIERE)
Hans Thomalla: Ausruff
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

April 30, 8 PM
DePaul Chamber Orchestra
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Kyomi Sugimura, piano)
Mozart: Symphony No. 35, "Haffner"
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

April 25, 2014, 8 PM
Ensemble 20+
collaboration concert with Heo-Ik-Su, geomungo
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

March 31, 2014, 8 PM
Red Note Music Festival Concert
Ensemble Dal Niente
Lee Hyla: Amnesia Redux
Lee Hyla: We Speak Etruscan
Lee Hyla: Pre-Amnesia
Raphaël Cendo: Rokh I
Kaija Saariaho: Cendres
Gérard Grisey: Talea
Illinois State University, Normal, IL

March 13, 2014, 8 PM: Post-war orchestral music
DePaul Combined Orchestras
Xenakis: Tracees
Ligeti: Lontano
Pesson: Aggravations et Final
Berio: Sinfonia
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

March 9, 2014, 3 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Hans Abrahamsen: Schnee
Chicago Cultural Center

March 7, 2014, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Sophia Gubaidulina: Concordanza
Pierre Boulez: Derive I
Toru Takemitsu: Waves
Bernard Rands: Now Again
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

March 1, 2014: Fromm Concert Series: The Natural/the Artificial Concert #2, 8 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri: Operator (2010) for nine instrumentalists with acoustic instruments and motor-driven sound devices
Aaron Einbond (b.1978): Without Words (2012) for soprano, 11 instruments, and live electronics
Hans Tutschku (b.1966): Still Air (2014, WORLD PREMIERE) for bass clarinet, oboe, and electronics
Ming Tsao (b.1966):The Book of Virtual Transcriptions (US PREMIERE) for oboe, trumpet, horn, trombone, violin, viola, cello
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791): Adagio from the Oboe Quartet in F, K.370/368b
Enno Poppe (b.1969): Salz (2005) for flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, percussion, keyboard, violin, viola, and cello
John Knowles Paine Hall -- Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

February 28, 2014: Fromm Concert Series: The Natural/the Artificial Concert #1, 8 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente
Carola Bauckholt: Vollmond, unter null (2004)
Evan Johnson: die bewegung der augen (2012)
Erin Gee: Mouthpiece: Segment of the 4th Letter (2007)
Rick Burkhardt: Alban (2012)
Wolf Edwards: New Work for ensemble (2014, WORLD PREMIERE)
John Knowles Paine Hall -- Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

February 8, 2014, 8 PM
DePaul Chamber Orchestra and Combined Choirs
Haydn: Symphony No. 30 "Alleluja"
Mozart: Requiem Mass, K. 626
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL

February 5, 2014, 8 PM
DePaul Ensemble 20+
Steve Reich: Vermont Counterpoint
Feldman: Between Categories
Arvo Part: Fratres
Hans Abrahamsen: 2 pieces in slow time
Philip Glass: Music in Similar Motion
DePaul University School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave, Chicago, IL