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Brandon performs at New York's renown Metropolitan Museum of Art on 6.15.18

At 6PM Join Brandon for Flutes of Versailles, featuring works by Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, Michel de la Barre, and Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre; Gallery 735, The American Wing, Panoramic View of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles. At 7PM Brandon presents French Impressionists, with compositions by Claude Debussy and Jean Cras. He will be joined by Jordan Dodson on guitar, and Mélanie Genin on harp. Inspired by the exhibitions Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence, on view at The Met Fifth Avenue through July 29, and Visitors to Versailles (1682- 1789), also on view at The Met Fifth Avenue through July 29. 

Following the performances, join curator Bradley Strauchen-Scherer for a tour of one of the newly reopened Musical Instruments Galleries, Gallery 684.

https://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/trade-winds-jun-15

 APRIL 2018  Brandon is pleased to announce that his debut album will be released worldwide by Haenssler Classics in Germany. A tour de force program, the album features masterworks by Kalevi Aho, Johann Sebastian Bach, Pierre Boulez, and Sergei Prokofiev. Brandon is joined by pianists Steven Beck and Jacob Greenberg on this album.  Release slated for late Summer 2018.   www,haensslerprofil.de

APRIL 2018

Brandon is pleased to announce that his debut album will be released worldwide by Haenssler Classics in Germany. A tour de force program, the album features masterworks by Kalevi Aho, Johann Sebastian Bach, Pierre Boulez, and Sergei Prokofiev. Brandon is joined by pianists Steven Beck and Jacob Greenberg on this album.  Release slated for late Summer 2018.

www,haensslerprofil.de

 4.13.18  Brandon to Perform Live at New York's WQXR   On Friday, April 13, Brandon performs music from Mozart's Flute and Harp Concerto with harpist Bridget Kibbey. The show will be streamed live from the Jerome L. Green Space in Soho, and will also feature MacArthur genius and puppeteer Basil Twist with pianist Christopher O'Riley, violinist Stefan Jackiw with pianist Ji, and Boyd Meets Girl.     http://www.thegreenespace.org/events/thegreenespace/2018/apr/13/classical-beer-jam-friday-13th-edition/

4.13.18

Brandon to Perform Live at New York's WQXR 

On Friday, April 13, Brandon performs music from Mozart's Flute and Harp Concerto with harpist Bridget Kibbey. The show will be streamed live from the Jerome L. Green Space in Soho, and will also feature MacArthur genius and puppeteer Basil Twist with pianist Christopher O'Riley, violinist Stefan Jackiw with pianist Ji, and Boyd Meets Girl.  

http://www.thegreenespace.org/events/thegreenespace/2018/apr/13/classical-beer-jam-friday-13th-edition/

WQXR:

6 Musical Instruments That Broke Auction Records

5.24.17

In this story BPG discusses his recording project featuring the platinum Powell flute #365, and is heard performing music by Kalevi Aho HERE

NY Magazine: The 10 Best Classical-Music Performances of 2016

12.9.16

New York Magazine names ICE's performances at the Park Avenue Armory among the top 10 performances in 2016.  Read the complete list HERE.

 

NY Times: The Best Classical Music of 2016

12.7.2016

The New York Times counts the International Contemporary Ensemble's performances of Louis Andriessen's De Materie among the best classical music performances of 2016. The article can be found HERE

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Brandon George, Andy Lin, and Bridget Kibbey @ Richmond Cathedral 

9.25.16

"New York City-based artists Brandon George, Andy Lin, and Bridget Kibbey will present a concert at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart tailored to the unique chamber ensemble of flute, viola, and harp. They have received stellar reviews in the New York Times, and are active performers throughout the country and abroad. They are regularly featured with such renowned ensembles as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and International Contemporary Ensemble." More HERE

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NY Times Review:     ‘De Materie,’ of Matter, Spirit and Sheep 3.23.16

"the brilliant International Contemporary Ensemble, expanded with extra players — was colorful, exciting and, during reflective episodes, raptly beautiful. Peter Rundel was the assured conductor." More HERE

 ICE @ Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago  10.16.15 & 10.17.15  Acclaimed composer, musician, and AACM member George Lewis; media/theater artist Catherine Sullivan; and director Sean Griffin join forces with the trail-blazing new-music group, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), to present a multimedia work that combines chamber opera with real-time improvisation. The work features Joelle Lamarre, Gwendolyn Brown, Julian Terrell Otis, Douglas R. Ewart, Discopoet Khari B., Ann E. Ward, Coco Elysses, Otis Harris, Joelle Lamarre, Zachary Nicol, and Ninah Snipes. It is conducted by David Fulmer. Continued    HERE

ICE @ Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago

10.16.15 & 10.17.15

Acclaimed composer, musician, and AACM member George Lewis; media/theater artist Catherine Sullivan; and director Sean Griffin join forces with the trail-blazing new-music group, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), to present a multimedia work that combines chamber opera with real-time improvisation. The work features Joelle Lamarre, Gwendolyn Brown, Julian Terrell Otis, Douglas R. Ewart, Discopoet Khari B., Ann E. Ward, Coco Elysses, Otis Harris, Joelle Lamarre, Zachary Nicol, and Ninah Snipes. It is conducted by David Fulmer. Continued HERE

 ICE on BBC Radio 3  12.5.15   Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch continue coverage of this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival with a broadcast of American composer and improviser George Lewis's opera Afterword, which celebrates   the work of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), a pioneering collective of musicians that took root in Chicago in 1965. Listen  HERE

ICE on BBC Radio 3

12.5.15

Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch continue coverage of this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival with a broadcast of American composer and improviser George Lewis's opera Afterword, which celebrates the work of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), a pioneering collective of musicians that took root in Chicago in 1965. Listen HERE

 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, composer light up audience in FUSE debut.  6.26.15  The first installment of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s FUSE@PSO series was not merely a musical event, but a social one.   Read more HERE

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, composer light up audience in FUSE debut.

6.26.15

The first installment of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s FUSE@PSO series was not merely a musical event, but a social one. Read more HERE