Mika Pelo, director
[Pre-concert talk with selected composers at 2:15 pm.]
Johannes Kreidler: The Impossibility of Consciously Experiencing the Moment of Falling Asleep
Oscar Bianchi: Semplice for Solo Violin
Isang Yun: Espace I for Cello and Piano
Clara Iannotta: Il colore dell’ombra for Violin, Cello, and Piano
Johannes Kreidler: Fremdarbeit for Flute, Piano, Percussion, Cello, and Narrator
The Empyrean Ensemble presents engaging, thought-provoking, eclectic programs, enabling audiences to experience new musical sensations delivered with high artistry by its seven extraordinary core players—the finest new music performers in California. Ensemble-in-residence at UC Davis, Empyrean has premiered more than 200 works and performed throughout California, including appearances at many prominent music festivals and concert series.