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Performance of Looney Tunes, Armando Bayolo, conducting. Great Noise Ensemble Concert
WordSong and Words and Music present contemporary takes on Langston Hughes' "Harlem," including my setting for voice and piano.
Great Noise Ensemble is on a mission: to fight for the performance of new works and promote emerging talent in contemporary music. Since its first concert in January 2006, Great Noise Ensemble has become one of the most important players in D.C.’s bourgeoning new music scene, winning the Washington Area Music Association’s “WAMMIE” Award. In this concert, the Ensemble explores American music from the turn of the 21st century, including works by Armando Bayolo, David Lang, Carlos Carillo, Angelica Negron, Eve Beglarian and Pierre Jalbert.
Trio Montage Marguerite Levin, clarinet Phillip Collister, baritone R. Timothy McReyolds, piano Composers: Valencio Jackson, Jr., Allen Feinstein, Armando Bayolo, Brian Balmages, Joseph Ness Music for Clarinet and Piano, Solo Clarinet, and Baritone, Clarinet and Piano Tickets available 60 days prior to event. They can be purchased at the Carnegie Hall Box Office; Carnegie Charge 212-247-7800 or online ticket service www.carnegiehall.org
Journaling is a series of performances in which Dufallo documents his own work with extraordinary living composers while tracking various paths in twenty-first century music. Part three features the world premiere of a new arrangement of Missy Mazzoli’s Dissolve, O My Heart, as well as premieres of works by John King and Armando Bayolo, and recent compositions by John Luther Adams, Randall Woolf, and Cornelius Dufallo.
Manager: Olibel Music
Bio: Born in 1973 in Santurce, Puerto Rico to Cuban parents, composer Armando Bayolo began musical studies at the age of twelve. At sixteen he went on to study at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, where he first began the serious study of composition. His music, whic...See Full Bio
“Armando Bayolo is a tireless advocate for others’ music. His persuasive style as an essayist and esteemed work as the conductor of Washington, DC’s Great Noise Ensemble could easily overshadow his own compositions, if they weren’t so attractive in their own right. Armando’s music combines the audacity of popular music, the verve-filled rhythmic language of Latin America, and the pugnacity of postmodern classicism into a heady, formidable concoction.”