Nicholas DeMaison to debut on Monday Evening Concert Series

Nicholas DeMaison to debut on Monday Evening Concert Series

Date posted: 2015-04-15 12:07:28

Conductor Nicholas DeMaison will debut on the historic Monday Evening Concert Series leading a portrait concert of the music of Lewis Nielson on Monday, April 27, at Zipper Hall at the Colburn School, Los Angeles. The concert will include new and recent works by American composer Lewis Nielson, performed by the Formalist Quartet, Jonathan Hepfer, Alice Tessyier, and others. Featured on the concert will be Nielson's percussion concerto 'Axis:Sandman,' which DeMaison recently recorded for Mode Records.

Founded in 1939, Monday Evening Concerts (MEC) is one of the longest running series in the world devoted to contemporary music. MEC has gained international admiration for its presentation of music frequently new, sometimes old and always uniquely stimulating. Musical history is made at Monday Evening Concerts, whether it was the American debut of Pierre Boulez, world premieres of Igor Stravinsky, or the appearances here of such artists as Marino Formenti and the Arditti Quartet. Presenting the finest local and visiting artists, MEC is the place to hear adventurous new music in Los Angeles.

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