NEP’s 43rd Season 2019-2020

Hilary Purrington

Gunther Schuller

Hannah Lash

Jeffrey Swann

Left Dreaming

October 26, 2019 | Saturday 8pm
Boston University Tsai Performance Center


Hilary Purrington Above the last cloud

2019 Call for Scores Winner, First Boston Performance

Gunther Schuller The Past is in the Present (2012)

Maurice Ravel Concerto for the Left Hand  (1929-30)

Jeffrey Swann, piano

Hannah Lash God Music Bug Music  (2011)

First Boston Performance

Arnold Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16  (1909, rev 1949)

Christopher Rouse

Bernard Hoffer

Joyce Kulhawik

Alyson Greer Espinosa

Story Telling
Annual Family Concert

December 7, 2019 | Saturday 3pm 
Boston University Tsai Performance Center


Christopher Rouse The Infernal Machine (1981)

Benjamin Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra  (1946)

Joyce Kulhawik, narrator
Concerto played by the NEP Young Artist’s Competition Winner

Bernard Hoffer Little Red Riding Hood  (2018)

Joyce Kulhawik, narrator
Westborough High School Women’s Chorale, Alyson Greer Espinosa, conductor

John Adams


Judith Weir

Danielle Maddon
Lisa Graham

Together & Apart

February 23, 2020 | Sunday 3pm
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall


John Adams The Chairman Dances  (1985)

Bernard Hoffer Violin Concerto No. 2 (“Decapod”) (2019)

Danielle Maddon, violinist
World premiere

Judith Weir Moon and Star  (1995)

Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, conductor

Bela Bartok Kossuth  (1903)

First Boston performance

Helen Grime
Eric Nathan
Stefan Jackiw
Yoonah Kim

Flowers in the Dark

April 25, 2020 | Saturday 8pm
Boston University Tsai Performance Center


Igor Stravinsky Feu d’artifice (1908)

Helen Grime Night Songs (2012)

First Boston performance

Eric Nathan Double Concerto for Solo Violin, Solo Clarinet, and Strings (2019)

Stefan Jackiw, violin,
Yoonah Kim, clarinet
Co-commission with The New York Classical Players, First Boston Performance

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 1