2016-2017 Season

9.4.2016
Tuttarana
Mount Holyoke Glee Club, Lindsay Pope, conductor
KUSC 91.5, Los Angeles
Soul Music, with Brian Lauritzen
8AM


9.10.2016
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Green Center, Kresge Auditorium
DePauw School of Music, Greencastle, Indiana
7:30PM


9.23.2016
Kronos Quartet
arrangement of N. Rajam’s ‘Raag Bhairavi’
Texas Performing Arts/University of Texas at Austin
8:00PM
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9.24.2016
performance of Aria
Saili Oak, Hindustani vocals
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
Opening Night Gala
Palace Theater, Albany


9.24.2016
performance of Tuttarana (new SATB arrangement)
Tonality
Alexander Lloyd Blake, conductor
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, Hollywood
7:30PM


9.29.2016 – 10.1-2016
Shastra Symposium 2016
Reena Esmail and Payton MacDonald, Co-Artistic Directors
William Paterson University
Wayne, NJ


10.2.2016
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Austin Auditorium, The LaSells Stewart Center
Corvallis, Oregon
7PM


10.7.2016
World Premiere of Amrit (Kala Ramnath, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Royce Hall, Center for the Performing Arts, UCLA
8PM


10.14.2016
performance of Nishani
Matthew Dane, viola d’amore
Harmony-in-the-Round Concert
Harmony Library, Front Range Community College,
Fort Collins, CO
7PM


10.27.2016
performance of Take What You Need
Messiah Project Workshop 1
Midnight Mission
1:30 PM


11.4.2016
Rise Up!
premier of I Rise: Women in Song
for womens’ chorus, string orchestra, flute and harp
Dolce Women’s Ensemble, Lehigh University
Sun Min Lee, conductor


11.5.2016
Rise Up!
premier of I Rise: Women in Song
for womens’ chorus, string orchestra, flute and harp
Dolce Women’s Ensemble, Lehigh University
Sun Min Lee, conductor


11.7.2016
performance of E Safar
Payton MacDonald, dhrupad vocals
Shea New Music Series
William Paterson University
7PM


11.9.2016
performance of E Safar
Payton MacDonald, dhrupad vocals
Onondaga Community College
Syracuse, NY
11AM


11.12.2016
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Salle de répétition 1
Paris, France
3PM


11.14.2016
Tuttarana
Kansas State University Faculty Brass Quintet
All Faiths Chapel, KSU
7:30PM


11.15.2016
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Tansman Festival
Teatr Wielki w Łodzi, Łódź, Poland
7PM


11.16.2016
performance of Chuti Hui Jagah
Yaqi Zhang, mezzo soprano
Joseph Ehrenpreis, guitar
Newman Performing Arts Center
Denver, Colorado


11.19.2016
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Bologna Jazz Festival
Teatro Auditorium Manzoni, Bologna, Italy
9:15PM


11.20.2016
performance of TaReKiTa
Urban Voices Project
Los Angeles Mission Chapel
3PM


11.20.2016
performance of Vishwas (mmt 3: Testament)
Orchestra Collective of Orange County, David Rentz, Conductor
Jyoti Prakash, tabla
Anaheim United Methodist Church
1000 S State College Blvd
6:30PM


11.29.2016
performance of Take What You Need
Messiah Project Workshop 3
Midnight Mission
1:30 PM


12.3.2016
Composer Spotlight on KUSC
listen to the archive of the episode here

 


12.3.2016
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
7:30 PM


12.4.2016
performances of Take What You Need
and TaReKiTa
Urban Voices Project, Street Symphony and Lineage Dance Company
Lineage Performing Arts Center
Pasadena, CA
7PM


12.9.2016
Messiah Project
Take What You Need and TaReKiTa
Street Symphony and Urban Voices Project
Midnight Mission, Skid Row
Los Angeles, CA


1.20.2017
performance of Amrit (Kala Ramnath, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
La Jolla Music Society
Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art
8PM


2.2.2017
performance of Amrit (Kala Ramnath, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Kronos Festival 2017
SFJAZZ, San Francisco
7:30PM


2.11.2017
performance of Amrit (Kala Ramnath, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Zankel Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, NYC
7:30 PM


2.23.2017
screening of Radha
original score by Reena Esmail
Seattle Asian American Film Festival


3.2.2017
world premier of This Love Between Us
Yale Schola Cantorum
Juilliard 415
with sitar and tabla
Woolsey Hall, Yale University
New Haven, CT


3.3.2017
New York premier of This Love Between Us
Yale Schola Cantorum
Juilliard 415
with sitar and tabla
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
New York, NY


3.15.2017
Imani Winds
premiere of The Light is the Same
Lied Center of Kansas
1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence
7:30PM


3.22.2017
performance of Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (N Rajam, arr. Reena Esmail)
Kronos Quartet
Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University Conservatory
Calgary, Canada
7:30PM


4.1.2017
National Sawdust Percussion Festival
performance of Chuti Hui Jagah
Elspeth Davis, mezzo-soprano
Ian Rosenbaum, marimba
National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY


5.21.2017
premier of Clarinet Concerto
Shankar Tucker, clarinet
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
American Music Festival
EMPAC, Albany

6.2.2017
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival
Mannes College of Music – The New School (more info)
New York, NY
7PM

6.3.2017
performance of Clarinet Concerto
Shankar Tucker, clarinet
American Music Festival
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Troy, NY

6.11.2017
work TBD
Salastina Music Society
Villa Aurora
Pacific Palisades, CA
3PM

6.11.2017
performance of Teen Murti
Joshua Roman, conductor
Town Hall, Seattle WA

7.11.2017
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Banff Center for the Arts and Creativity (more info)
Banff, Canada
7PM

7.21.2017
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Chamber Music Northwest (more info)
Portland, OR

8.27.2017
performance of The Blue Room violin concerto
The New Millennium Chamber Orchestra
First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto
1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA
4PM


9.5.2017
performance of Jhula Jhule
Galit Kaunitz, oboe
Ellen Elder, piano
Marsh Auditorium, University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
7:30PM

10.2.2017
performance of Tuttarana
Kansas State University Faculty Brass Quintet
Carlsen Center, Overland Park, KS
12PM

11.16.2017
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
University of St. Thomas (more info)
St. Paul, MN
8PM

12.2017
Yale Camerata
premier of new work for SATB Chorus
Yale University
New Haven, CT


12.1.2017
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Middlebury College, Robison Hall (more info)
Middlebury, VT
8PM

12.1.2017
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Ball State University, Sursa Performance Hall (more info)
Muncie, IN
7:30PM

12.9.2017
premiere of Ritual
Swarthmore College Garnet Singers
Joseph Gregorio, conductor
Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
3PM


1.28.2018
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Scheide Music Center, Gault Recital Hall (more info)
Wooster, OH
3PM

2.9.2018
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
University of Chicago, Logan Center (more info)
Chicago, IL
7:30PM

3.11.2018
world premier of Avaaz
Chicago Sinfonietta (more info)
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, IL
3PM


4.11.2018
performance of The Light is the Same
Imani Winds
Rockefeller University (more info)
New York, NY
7:30PM