DCINY PRESENTS THE MUSIC OF DINOS CONSTANTINIDES AT CARNEGIE HALL ON FEBRUARY 21, 2017

The program offers a selection of the composer’s chamber works performed by fellow faculty members of Louisiana State University.

Friday, January 20, 2017 — For immediate release - New York, NY – On February 21 at 8PM, DCINY presents an evening of chamber music at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall by acclaimed Greek composer and LSU professor Dinos Constantinides.

The program will include a survey of his chamber works, with styles ranging from early serial to neoRomantic and more. The concert will feature faculty members from the School of Music at Louisiana State University performing Constantinides’ original compositions.

Dinos Constantinides studied at The Juilliard School, and is presently Boyd Professor, the highest academic rank at Louisiana State University, and head of the Composition area with a studio of 25 students. His music, encompassing more than 250 works in total, has been performed around the world and is featured on over 65 recordings. He is also the recipient of numerous awards and grants for his performed works.

As the Director of the prestigious LSU Festival of Contemporary Music for 22 years, Constantinides presented the top composers of the continent, including Carlos Chávez, John Cage, Milton Babbitt, Karel Husa, and Ernst Krenek. He has served on the Board of Directors of many national societies, is a member of ASCAP, and has been an evaluator for the MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

PROGRAM

Dinos Constantinides:
Mountains of Epirus for Two Violins,
Four Interludes for Violin Alone
20th Century Studies for Two Violins
Lazy Jack and his Fiddle
Family Triptych for Two Violins
Three Compositions for Voice Alone
Midnight Fantasy II
Two Works for Piano
Music for Two Saxophones

LISTING INFO

DCINY Artist Series - The Music of Dinos Constantinides
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
8:00PM`
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

Dinos Constantinides, Composer

DCINY presents an intimate evening of Mediterranean-inspired music. Greek composer Dinos Constantinides has written over 250 works, which have been performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. In this concert, faculty members from the School of Music at Louisiana State University perform his original compositions.

More information about the concert: https://www.dciny.org/concerts/the-music-of-dinos-constantinides-5/
Tickets for the concert are now on sale from $50:
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/2/21/0800/PM/The-Music-of-Dinos-Constantinides
 

About Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY)

Founded in 2007 by Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith, with its first public concert presented in January of 2008, DCINY is a leading producer of dynamically-charged musical entertainment in renowned venues. With its unforgettable, world-class concert experiences, empowering educational programs, and global community of artists and audiences, DCINY changes lives through the power of performance. Commemorating their 10th Anniversary season in 2018, DCINY is proud to have presented life-changing performances for over 40,000 performers and 170,000 audience members since its inception. 

In addition to being selected three times to the Inc. 5000 listing, DCINY also recently received national recognition with the 2014 and 2015 American Prize in conducting – professional orchestra division to DCINY Artistic Director Jonathan Griffith and the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra, and the 2015 American Prize in Arts Marketing to DCINY General Director Iris Derke and the DCINY Team.

As of 2016, over 35,000 performers representing 41 countries and all 50 US states have participated in a DCINY production. DCINY has catered to over 170,000 audience members since the inception of the company and has produced 17 world premieres and over 190 concerts (as of 12/31/2016).


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