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

Carnegie Hall concert May 30 will feature several world premieres

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Jeff Tamarkin

Richard and Mika Stoltzman

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

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.