ensemblenewSRQ

reinventing the concert experience

Feb
26
7:30 pm19:30

The Music of David T. Little

  • The Hermitage Artist Retreat

We have joined forces with The Hermitage Artist Retreat and their current resident composer, David T. Little to present an exciting program of his recent work. David will be in attendance to offer a few words and perspective on his inspiration for these pieces. 

We can't wait!

  • and the sky was still there for solo violin, electronics and video

             Samantha Bennett, Violin

  • Haunt of Last Nightfall for percussion quartet and electronics

             Molly Yeh, Tihda Vongkoth, Jim Benoit and George Nickson, percussion

Join us for sunset on Manasota Key just before the concert starts!

Tickets are FREE. Please RSVP with your name and number of guests to ensemblenewSRQ@gmail.com.

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Apr
10
8:00 pm20:00

New York Notes

  • First Congregational Church

A little extra firepower goes a long way as ensemblenewSRQ invites some of New York's most exciting musical minds to town for this exhilarating and virtuosic program.

  • Bohuslav Martinu- Quartet (clarinet, cello. horn, snare drum)
  • Charles Wuorinen- New York Notes (violin, cello, piano, clarinet, flute, percussion)
  • Augusta Read Thomas- Selene (string quartet and percussion quartet) 

$20.00


Feb
20
7:00 pm19:00

Glass (February 20) IS SOLD OUT

  • Alfstad& Contemporary

SOLD OUT!

 

THIS IS AN ENCORE PERFORMANCE OF OUR JANUARY 30th PROGRAM.

Sarasota’s own contemporary music collective, ensemblenewSRQ, along with Alfstad& Contemporary and the LBK Center for the Arts: Glass Art Weekend, have joined forces to bring you a musical performance like no other - with musical works mirrored and inspired by the exquisite glass art that will be on display throughout Sarasota during the Art Glass Weekend.

This will be an intimate performance and will take place in the gallery space and among the artwork at Alfstad& Contemporary with glass art on display by Kathleen Mulcahy, and Ron Desmett.

Event Schedule:

Feb 20, 2017 | Monday Evening  

7:00 - 8:00 Tour the Gallery and Glass Art, Hors d’oeuvres,  and Fine Wine

8:00 - 9:00 Musical Performance

  • Kaija Saariaho- Mirrors (flute and cello)
  • Philip Glass- String Quartet #2 "Company" 
  • Jacob Druckman- Reflections on the Nature of Water (solo marimba)
  • Isang Yun- Together (violin and double bass)
  • Andrew Norman- Light Screens (flute, violin, cello, viola)

$40.00

Jan
30
7:00 pm19:00

Glass- (January 30th) SOLD OUT.

  • Alfstad& Contemporary

January 30th's Performance is SOLD OUT.

 

Tickets are still available below for the second performance on February 20th.

 

Sarasota’s own contemporary music collective, ensemblenewSRQ, along with Alfstad& Contemporary and the LBK Center for the Arts: Glass Art Weekend, have joined forces to bring you a musical performance like no other - with musical works mirrored and inspired by the exquisite glass art that will be on display throughout Sarasota during the Art Glass Weekend.

This will be an intimate performance and will take place in the gallery space and among the artwork at Alfstad& Contemporary with glass art on display by Kathleen Mulcahy and Ron Desmett.

Event Schedule:

Jan 30, 2017 | Monday Evening  

7:00 - 8:00 Tour the Gallery and Glass Art, Hors d’oeuvres and Fine Wine

8:00 - 9:00 Musical Performance

  • Kaija Saariaho- Mirrors (flute and cello)
  • Philip Glass- String Quartet #2 "Company" 
  • Jacob Druckman- Reflections on the Nature of Water (solo marimba)
  • Isang Yun- Together (violin and double bass)
  • Andrew Norman- Light Screens (flute, violin, cello, viola)

$40.00

 

 

Nov
14
8:00 pm20:00

Gardens, Clouds, Streams

  • First Congregational Church

Join us for an excellent program of evocative works by female composers.

  • Caroline Shaw- Entr'acte (string quartet)
  • Kaija Saariaho- Six Japanese Gardens (solo percussion with electronics)
  • Elizabeth Ogonek- all streams reach the sea at last (two flutes, percussion, piano)
  • Anna Clyne- Prince of Clouds (two solo violins and string orchestra) 

$20.00

Oct
10
8:00 pm20:00

Locals

  • First Congregational Church

Sarasota composers. Sarasota musicians. Sarasota themed works. 

  • Roger Zare- Lunation 1113 for Violin, Bassoon, and Percussion 
  • Gil Katz- Anhinga and Well-Enclowned for Double Bass and Cello
  • Tom Johnson- Failing for Solo Double Bass
  • Nicole Gutman- Sandpipers for Flute, Clarinet and Violin
  • Francis Schwartz- Songs of Loneliness for Mezzo-Soprano, Violin, Clarinet, Piano, and Participating Public

Featuring: 
Laura Stephenson Petty, clarinet
Betsy Hudson Traba, flute
George Nickson, percussion and conductor
Samantha Bennett, violin
Evan Epifanio, bassoon
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano
John Miller, bass
Gil Katz, bass
Nadine Trudel, cello
Jesse Martins, piano

Reception to follow!! 

$20.00

Jun
4
10:00 pm22:00

enSRQcle at the Rock

  • The Shamrock

Join us for a genre bending night of performances by members of ensemblenewSRQ, mixing pop, rock, soul, funk, and classical music to create an entirely new concert format. 

It all happens at The Shamrock on Ringling Blvd. at 10pm, June 4th!! 

Jun
2
5:30 pm17:30

10x10

  • Herald Tribune Building

Join us as we share a quick exploration of collaboration with the organizers of the 10x10 event! We will be phasing through Steve Reich's Piano Phase in our own arrangement for violin and vibraphone.

RSVP! http://www.aiagulfcoast.org/event-2249204

 

Mar
31
5:30 pm17:30

An Evening of Absurdity and Altruism with Evan Shinners

  • 2503 Botany Avenue Sarasota, FL, 34239 United States

Join us for a fantastic evening of wine, cheese, cocktails, food, great company and some inimitable musical performances!!

We will be raising funds to announce our 2016-2017 season and reviewing some of the fantastic things that happened during our Inaugural Festival. 

The one and only Evan Shinners,www.evanshinners.com, will be on hand to make it an unforgettable evening!

EMAIL US FOR TICKETS! This is a fundraiser to help our next season of concerts happen and we would love it if you could be there with us!

$100/person

Mar
8
7:30 pm19:30

The Inaugural Festival (Americans) Part 1

  • Church of the Palms

Steve Reich- Mallet Quartet (15') - Percussion Quartet

David Hertzberg- Meditation Boréale (12-16') - String Quartet

Milton Babbitt- Beaten Paths (5') - Solo Marimba

Nico Muhly- Seeing is Believing (23')- Large Ensemble with Solo Electric Violin


Jan
15
10:00 am10:00

Peter and the Wolf!

  • First Presbyterian Church

Join us for a fun and educational journey through Prokofiev's timeless and classic tale of Peter and the Wolf! 

This free concert is perfect for all ages, a great educational and entertaining experience, narrated by Brad Williams.