Festival Schedule

2019 Concerts

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:

  • Stefan Freund, con/influences
  • Mary Kouyoumdjian, Paper Pianos
  • Donnacha Dennehy, The Hunger (concert version)
  • Amy Beth Kirsten, new work*

* world premiere, commissioned by Alarm Will Sound

Mizzou New Music Ensemble and TBA

Missouri Theatre • 7:30 PM

The Mizzou New Music Ensemble performs works by guest composers Donnacha Dennehy and Amy Beth Kirsten. Program includes:

  • Donnacha Dennehy, The Blotting
  • Amy Beth Kirsten, World Under Glass no. 2

Eight World Premieres

Missouri Theatre • 7:30 PM

More than 215 composers from around the world applied, the top eight are here! Alarm Will Sound performs world premieres by resident composers Theophilus Chandler, Inti Figgis-Vizueta, Charles Halka, Chelsea Komschlies, Aaron Mencher, Nicole Murphy, Peter Shin, and Kristina Wolfe.   

2019 Festival Schedule

Monday, July 22
10:00 AM – 12:45 PM: Resident Composer Presentations
MU Fine Arts Building 145 - Open to the Public

 

Tuesday, July 23

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

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Alarm Will Sound Rehearsal with Guest Composers
Missouri Theatre, 203 S. 9th Street - Open to the Public

 

Wednesday, July 24

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

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

8:15 PM: Amy Beth Kirsten, Guest Composer Presentation
MU Fine Arts Building 145 - Open to the Public

 

Thursday, July 25 - Concert #1

7:30 PM:  ALARM WILL SOUND OPENING CONCERT, featuring music of Donnacha Dennehy, Amy Beth Kirsten, Stefan Freund, and Mary Kouyoumdjian
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 26 - Concert #2
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: AWS Rehearsal with Resident Composers
Loeb Hall 201 - Open to the Public

1:30 PM – 4:30 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 Donnacha Dennehy and Amy Beth Kirsten.

 

Saturday, July 27 - Concert #3

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

7:30 PM:  ALARM WILL SOUND: EIGHT 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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