NEW MUSIC MIAMI ISCM FESTIVAL 2022 CLOSING CONCERT
April 20, 2022: Composer Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez & NODUS Ensemble
The Wolfsonian – FIU
Free Admission, Registration required
7:00PM: Pre-Concert Talk
7:30PM – 9:00PM: Live Performance
Members of the FIU NODUS Ensemble perform the works of internationally renowned guest composer Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez.
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez was born in Mexico City in 1964 and now lives in the New York, where he is a Professor of Composition at the Eastman School of Music. He studied with Jacob Druckman, Martin Bresnick, Steven Mackey and Henri Dutilleux at Yale, Princeton and Tanglewood, respectively. He has received many of the standard awards in the field (e.g. Barlow Prize, Guggenheim, Fulbright, Koussevitzky, Fromm, American Academy of Arts and Letters.) He likes machines with hiccups and spiders with missing legs, looks at Paul Klee's Notebooks everyday, and tries to use the same set of ears to listen to Bach, Radiohead, or Ligeti.
This festival discussions and concerts are free to the public thanks to the generosity of our sponsors: Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the City of Miami Beach, FIU School of Music, FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU, The Wolfsonian – FIU, and The Betsy Hotel.
NEW MUSIC MIAMI ISCM FESTIVAL
The festival has championed and presented cutting-edge contemporary classical music over its 25 years of existence including music for soloists, chamber ensembles, and music with video and electronics. Serving as a platform for a wide variety of composers and performers from all over the world representing numerous cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds, it has established itself as an important annual cultural event in South Florida.
What does ISCM stand for?
ISCM stands for International Society for Contemporary Music. It is a prestigious international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of contemporary music - the music of our time. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world. The ISCM embraces the diverse music of its many members without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, or politics.