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March 1, 2004

UMBC Presents the Ruckus Contemporary Music Ensemble in Concert

Ruckus (photo: Richard Anderson)The UMBC Department of Music’s Contemporary Concerts Series presents Ruckus, the professional contemporary music ensemble in residence at UMBC. The program will include Elliott Carter’s Triple Duo, Vinko Globokar’s Correspondences, Anna Rubin’s Dreaming Fire, Tasting Rain, a new work by Thomas DeLio, Hiroyuki Itoh’s Shadows of Night III, and Milton Babbitt’s Composition for Four Instruments.

The ensemble features flutist Lisa Cella, cellist Franklin Cox, percussionist Tom Goldstein, clarinetist E. Michael Richards, pianist Kazuko Tanosaki and violinist Airi Yoshioka. Founded in 2000 to promote the performance of contemporary chamber music, Ruckus has performed at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, and at universities throughout the East Coast.

Admission is free.

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Posted by dwinds1 at March 1, 2004 12:00 AM