Mika and Richard Stoltzman to Perform Works by Corea, Zorn, Reich and more

Carnegie Hall concert May 30 will feature several world premieres

Marimbist Mika Stoltzman and clarinetist Richard Stoltzman will return to Carnegie Hall May 30 at 8 p.m. to perform their New Genre! Part 2 concert featuring eight world premiere works written and/or arranged specifically for them. Program highlights will include the world premieres of “The Nymphs for Solo Marimba” by John Zorn and “Burning Bright” by William Thomas McKinley; works by Steve Reich and Bill Douglas; special guest artists including the Harlem String Quartet and vocalist Gayle Moran Corea; and a dedication to Chick Corea featuring six of his pieces, including his 2013 Grammy Award-winning work “Mozart Goes Dancing.”

New Genre! Part 2—Complete Program

Performers: Mika Stoltzman (marimba), Richard Stoltzman (clarinet), David Finck (bass), Bill Cahn (percussion), Duke Gadd (drums), David Pihl (piano) + Gayle Moran Corea (voice), and the Harlem String Quartet

DUET (1993, arr. 2013)* for marimba, clarinet + strings
By Steve Reich arr. Mika Stoltzman

THE NYMPHS FOR SOLO MARIMBA (2012)* for marimba
By John Zorn

BURNING BRIGHT (2013)* for marimba, clarinet, piano, percussion + drums
By William Thomas McKinley

MARIMBA CONCERTO (2004, arr. 2013)* for marimba, bass, drums + strings
I. Chorale II. Mikalypso III. Jubilation
By Bill Douglas

YOUR EYES SPEAK TO ME… (2012) for voice + strings
By Chick Corea

CRYSTAL SILENCE & WIGWAM (arr. 2013)* for voice, marimba, clarinet, bass + strings
By Chick Corea arr. Peter John Stoltzman

CHILDREN SONGS NO. 12, 15, 6 (arr. 2013)* for voice, marimba + clarinet
By Chick Corea arr. Kazunori Maruyama

MOZART GOES DANCING (arr. 2013)* for marimba, clarinet + strings
By Chick Corea arr. Kazuyo Kuriya

MARIKA GROOVE (2012) for marimba, clarinet, bass + drums
By Chick Corea

LA FIESTA (1972 arr. 2013)* for marimba, clarinet, bass, drums + strings
By Chick Corea arr. Edsel Gomez

* World Premiere


Richard and Mika Stoltzman

The concert takes place at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, 154 West 57 Street, NYC.

Tickets: $50. To reserve seats, please visit Carnegie Hall or call (212) 247-7800.

Add a Comment

You need to log in to comment on this article. No account? No problem!