All Day EventStart:
March 17, 2016End:
March 19, 2016Location: Sursa Performance HallConcert Program Information
This year's special guest is composer, pianist, and conductor Ketty Nez.
Ketty Nez joined the composition and theory department at the Boston
University (BU) School of Music in 2005, after teaching for two years at
the University of Iowa. At BU, she directed the Time's Arrow new music ensemble
for four years. Listen
to a Wonder Never Heard Before!, her portrait CD as composer/pianist, was
released in 2010 by Albany Records. Her folk opera, The Fiddler and the Old Woman
of Rumelia, was premiered in a staged version in 2012 by Juventas New Music Ensemble.
Her piano concerto, thresholds,
performed by Ketty and the BU Wind Ensemble, was released in 2013 by Ravello Records. Current projects include Lina and the Wolf,
an opera on the life of Lina Prokofiev based on the book Lina and Serge: The
Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev by Simon Morrison.
Ketty holds a Ph.D. in composition from the University of California at
Berkeley, a master's degree in composition from the Eastman School of Music, a
bachelor's degree in piano performance from the Curtis Institute of Music, and
a bachelor's degree in psychology from Bryn Mawr College.
Learn more about Ketty Nez.
Learn more about the Festival of New Music, including program information for each concert.
- Thursday, March 17 - 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, March 18 - 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, March 19 - 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
All concerts are in Sursa Hall and are free and open to the public.