García’s music speaks deeply, and its strength is that it can say so much in such relatively short spaces of time […]
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Wed17Jan20247:30 pmWolfsonian - FIU 1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
déjame respirar (let me breathe) for mezzo soprano and string quartet is being premiered by Rachel Calloway and the Amernet String Quartet on the opening concert of the New Music Miami Festival January 17, 2024. More here
Wed24Jan20247:30 pmWolfsonian - FIU 1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Bassoonist Dana Jessen performs prelude interlude and postlude for bassoon, electronics and video by Jacek Kolasinski and John Stuart on January 24 as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival. More here
Wed06Mar20247:30 pmWolfsonian - FIU 1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
those at peace shall see their wake Part II is being premiered on the March 6 New Music Miami Festival concert by members of the NODUS Ensemble. The 40 minute site specific work 2 violins, 2 contrabasses, and fixed media electronics will be performed with the audience seated on the 6th floor and the performers on the open passages above them on the 7th floor of the Wolfsonian FIU on Mimai Beach. More here
Through 200 works composed for a wide range of performance genres, Orlando Jacinto Garcia has established himself as an important figure in the new music world. The distinctive character of his music has been described as “time-suspended sonic explorations” qualities he developed from his studies with Morton Feldman among others.
Combining in most instances a slowly evolving musical panorama with an acute tonal sensitivity, his compositions subtly extend and enhance a listener’s sense of time.
> Robert Schulslaper