Friday, February 1, 2013 || 7:30 p.m.
Wertheim Performing Arts Center
FIU School of Music (11200 SW 8 St., Miami, FL 33199)
East Meets West
featuring guest composer Chinary Ung and the FIU Symphony Orchestra, NODUS Ensemble, and the FIU New Music Ensemble.
Water Rings | Chinary Ung
d’un songe | Chen-Hui Jen
Seven Mirrors | Chinary Ung
“…wash yourself of yourself” | Jacob David Sudol
Perception Synesthésique 5 | Giulio Colangelo
September 2007 (Remembering Morty) | Orlando Jacinto Garcia
Spiral III | Chinary Ung
Chinary Ung was the first American composer to win the highly coveted and international Grawemeyer Award (1989), sometimes called the Nobel prize for music composition. Among other honors, Ung has received awards from The Kennedy Center (Friedheim award), The American Academy of Arts and Letters, Asia Foundation, Asian Cultural Council, Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, Guggenheim Foundation, Joyce Foundation, and The National Endowment for the Arts. Chinary Ung has received many commissions including those from the Philadelphia Orchestra, Meet the Composer, Koussevitzky Foundation, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and La Jolla Summerfest and Santa Fe Summer Music Festivals. Ung’s music is published by C. F. Peters Corporation and is a member of Broadcast Music Incorporated. His music is recorded on New World Records, Bridge Records, Cambria, London Records, Other Minds, Oodiscs, Nami Records, Kojima Records, Albany Records, Norton Recordings, Composers Recording Incorporated, Folkways Records, and Koch International.