New Chamber Music concert
Windsor - posted Oct, 31 2013
WINDSOR – A recipient of the 2012 Jerome Fund for New Music, Masatora Goya brings new compositions for flute, viola, and guitar to Windsor Art Center on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m. The Windsor Art Center is located at 40 Mechanic St., Windsor. The program includes a world premiere of Sound of Life, a newly commissioned piece by Alturas Duo and flutist Melanie Chirignan, along with other duo and solo pieces written for them. The Alturas Duo will perform will with Chirignan. Trained as a vocal performer first, Masatora brings drama, space and emotion into music. His chamber works have been performed in Italy, Brazil, Japan, and the United States. The Alturas Duo and flutist Melanie Chirignan came together with the idea of performing both classical and world music with the unusual combination of the flute, viola, charango and guitar. Individually and as a trio, the members have performed in Canada, the United States, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia. The trio members have commissioned and premiered over 30 new pieces including recent works by: Nolan Stolz, Javier Farías, Raimundo Penaforte, Alexander Silas Walker, Ben Starr and Ronald Pearl. Suggested donation is $10 at the door. For more information, call 860-688-2528 or visit www.windsorartcenter.org.