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Liebermann to conduct premiere of "Three American Sketches"
Liebermann's Three American Sketches Op.111 will receive its world premiere performance by the Evansville Symphony under the composer's direction. The 9-minute work is in three movements, respectively titled Amber Waves Of Grain, Purple Mountain Majesties, and Sea To Shining Sea. Based on the patriotic song "America the Beautiful," each movement is built from the notes in the original song that correspond to the words of each title.
Music From Angel Fire Commissions Piano Quartet for Opus One
Lowell Liebermann has been commissioned by Music From Angel Fire to write a new Piano Quartet for Opus One (Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Wiley, cello; and Anne-Marie McDermott, piano.) The new work will be premiered this summer at Musc From Angel Fire in Angel Fire, New Mexico.
Liebermann's 4th Cello Sonata Premiered at Wigmore Hall
Lowell Liebermann's Sonata No.4 for Cello and Piano Op.108 will be premiered by 14-year-old cellist Joel Sandelson and pianist Thomas Blach at the Wigmore Hall in London on March 4th. Commissioned by Martin Feldman for Joel Sandelson, the 14-minute work is in one movement.
Presser Releases Full Score of Trumpet Concerto
Theodore Presser Company has released the full study score of Liebermann's Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, Op.64 (416-41369). Commissioned by John Marsteller and Helen Marsteller Treutel in memory of Juilliard trumpet teacher Edward Treutel, the work recieved a critically acclaimed premiere by trumpeter Philip Smith with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Kurt Masur.
Liebermann's Second Symphony to be Performed on February 6th
Liebermann's 2nd Symphony, Op.67, will be performed by the Seven Lakes Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Chorale in Katy Texas, in a program entitled "America the Beautiful."
This performance marks a notable return to Texas for the 10 year anniversary of the original world premiere performance in February of 2000.
Presser Releases Full Score of Flute Concerto
Theodore Presser Company has released the full study score of Liebermann's Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Op.39 (416-41186). Written for legendary flautist Sir James Galway and premiered by him with the St. Louis Symphony conducted by Leonard Slatkin, the work has gone on to become one of the most frequently performed American Flute Concertos
New Work on Classic Children's Tale "The Velveteen Rabbit"
The Westerville Symphony (Westerville, Ohio) has commissioned a work for Narrator and 15 instruments based on the classic children's story "The Velveteen Rabbit." The new work will premiere in April 2011 under the direction of conductor Peter Stafford Wilson.