Festival Schedule

2018 Concerts

Thursday, July 26 • Alarm Will Sound

Music of MICF Guest Composers

Missouri Theatre • 7:30 PM

“One of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene.” – The New York Times

Program includes:

  • Robert Morris, In Concert
  • Alex Mincek, Chimeras*
  • Matt Marks and Stefan Freund, kinda asleep
  • King Britt, arr. Christopher Stark, The Intention

* world premiere, commissioned by Alarm Will Sound

Friday, July 27 • Mizzou New Music

Mizzou New Music Ensemble and Missouri Clarinet Quartet

Missouri Theatre • 7:30 PM

The Mizzou New Music Ensemble performs works by composers Chen Yi and Alex Minceki. Additionally, the Missouri Clarinet Quartet -- featuring Mizzou students and faculty members -- perform works Mizzou composers Stefan Freund, Carolina Heredia, and Aaron Mencher. The concert will also feature a multichannel electronic work by guest composer Robert Morris.

Program includes:

  • Chen Yi, Near Distance
  • Alex Mincek, Portraits and Repetitions
  • Robert Morris, Mountain Streams
  • Carolina Heredia, vanishing.*
  • Aaron Mencher, Checkerboard
  • Stefan Freund, Rocket to Venus

* world premiere, commissioned by Maurita Murphy Marx and Wesley Warnhoff

Saturday, July 28 • Alarm Will Sound

Seven World Premieres

Missouri Theatre • 7:30 PM

More than 250 composers from around the world applied, the top seven are here! Alarm Will Sound performs world premieres by resident composers Oren Boneh, Christine Burke, Viet Cuong, Amanda Feery, Douglas Osmun, Gemma Peacocke, and Igor Santos.   

Program includes:

  • Oren Boneh, Unseen Beneath the Ice
  • Christine Burke, Ah! The hovering...!
  • Viet Cuong, Electric Aroma
  • Amanda Feery, This is the House of
  • Douglas Osmun, in effigies.
  • Gemma Peacocke, Skirl
  • Igor Santos, through thoughts of a different kind

 

2018 Festival Schedule 

Monday, July 23
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Resident Composer Presentations
MU Fine Arts Building 145 - Open to the Public

6:20 PM – 9:00 PM: Alarm Will Sound Rehearsal with Guest Composers
Missouri Theatre, 203 S. 9th Street - Open to the Public

Tuesday, July 24

9:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Resident Composer Presentations
MU Fine Arts Building 145 - Open to the Public

Wednesday, July 25

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Alarm Will Sound Rehearsal with Resident Composers
Missouri Theatre, 203 S. 9th Street - Open to the Public

7:00 PM: Robert Morris, Guest Composer Presentation
MU Fine Arts Building 145 - Open to the Public

8:15 PM: Alex Mincek, Guest Composer Presentation
MU Fine Arts Building 145 - Open to the Public

Thursday, July 26 - Concert #1

7:30 PM:  ALARM WILL SOUND OPENING CONCERT, featuring music of Robert Morris, Alex Mincek, Stefan Freund/Matt Marks, and more
Missouri Theatre (203 South 9th Street, Columbia, MO 65201)

ALARM WILL SOUND IS
 “…one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene.” – The New York Times

Friday, July 27 - Concert #2
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: AWS Rehearsal with Resident Composers
Loeb Hall 201 - Open to the Public

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: AWS Rehearsal with Resident Composers
Loeb Hall 201 - Open to the Public

7:30 PM:  MIZZOU NEW MUSIC CONCERT
Missouri Theatre (203 South 9th Street, Columbia, MO 65201)

The Mizzou New Music Ensemble performs works by guest composers Chen Yi and Alex Minceki. Additionally, the Missouri Clarinet Quartet -- featuring Mizzou students and faculty members -- perform works Mizzou composers Stefan Freund, Carolina Heredia, and Aaron Mencher.

Saturday, July 28 - Concert #3

**6:00 PM: VIP Reception @ Palmer Room of Reynolds Journalism Institute 

7:30 PM:  ALARM WILL SOUND: SEVEN WORLD PREMIERES
Missouri Theatre (203 South 9th Street, Columbia, MO 65201)

ALARM WILL SOUND IS
"youth, energy, and talent focused on making us hear what the music’s up to.” – Boston Globe
“…insouciant virtuosity…a force to reckon with in contemporary American music.” – Financial Times
 
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