Elliott Sharp

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Born: 1 March 1951 — Cleveland — USA
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Cryptid Fragments, for cello, violin & computer processing, Digital, for string quartet, Diurnal, for string quartet, Hammer Anvil Stirrup, for string quartet, Intifada in E sharp, JAG, K!l!a!v!, Lumen, for string quartet, Mapping for piano, Ringtoss, for string quartet, Selected Music for strings, Shapeshifters, for string quartet, Skew, Snaps, for piano, Tessalation Row, for string quartet, Twenty Below for synth ensemble, Twistmap, for string quartet, Umbra, for cello & sampler, X-Topia in E sharp.

Life

Composer/multi-instrumentalist/producer Elliott Sharp leads the groups Orchestra Carbon, Tectonics and Terraplane. His compositions has been performed by the Symphony of the Hessischer Rundfunk, The Ensemble Modern, Continuum, Kronos Quartet and Zeitkratzer. His collaborators have included qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan; playwright Dael Orlandersmith; cello innovator Frances-Marie Uitti; sci-fi writers Jack Womack and Lucius Shepard; blues legend Hubert Sumlin; turntablists DJ Soulsinger and Christian Marclay; and Bachir Attar, leader of the Master Musicians of Jahjoukah.

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Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
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(1910) Maurice Ravel: Premiere of Ma Mère l'Oye for two pianos, in Paris, France.
(1958) Heitor Villa-Lobos: Premiere of Symphony no. 12, in Washington D.C., USA.
(1985) Alfred Schnittke: Premiere of Concerto Grosso no. 3, in Moscow, Russia.

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