Calendar

CALENDAR

October 2016

Sunday, October 9, 7:30 pm
Steps on Broadway, New York
Dancer Michaela Catherine McGowan and I will perform Reflection, a collaboration of mine with choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska, on a Steps Performance Lab curated by Bradley Shelver.  More information at periapsismusicanddance.org/calendar/

December 2016

Friday, December 16
Harvard Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA
I’ll perform a Chopin recital at a private event.

February 2017

Saturday, February 18, 8:00 pm
Peridance Capezio Center, New York
Escape Velocity, a collaboration with choreographer Seán Curran, will be performed by Periapsis Music and Dance at the Pushing Progress Showcase.

March 2017

Friday, March 31, 3:00 pm
Akademia Muzyczna, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Winston Choi performs Europa as part of a lecture recital.

April 2017

Saturday, April 1, 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 2, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm
GK ArtsCenter, Brooklyn
Two works of mine will be performed on Periapsis Music and Dance’s company shows: Reflection, created with choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska, and the world premiere of Imminence, with choreographer Erin Dillon.  More info and tickets available at periapsismusicanddance.org/calendar/

Friday, April 28, 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 29, 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 30, 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm
GK ArtsCenter, Brooklyn
I’m curating the inaugural Brooklyn Bridge Dance Festival, featuring a host of talented NYC choreographers (and one from Philly!) and including the Periapsis Open Series on its third day.  For full information and tickets, please visit: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/11423

June 2017

Saturday, June 3, 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 4, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm
GK ArtsCenter, Brooklyn
Two works of mine will be performed on Periapsis Music and Dance’s company shows: Twine, created with choreographer Manuel Vignoulle, and the world premiere of Noesis, with choreographer Hannah Weber.  More info and tickets available at periapsismusicanddance.org/calendar/

PAST EVENTS

2015-2016

Wednesday, July 27, 8:00 pm
Auer Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington
Winston Choi performs Europa on a guest faculty recital during the Edward Auer Summer Piano Workshop.  Free and open to the public!

Tuesday, July 12 through Thursday, July 14, 6:00-9:00 pm
GK ArtsCenter, Studio 3, Brooklyn
I’ll present a series of music workshops for dancers and choreographers.

Tuesday, March 22, 7:30 pm
Longmire Recital Hall, Tallahassee, FL

Winston Choi performs Europa on a guest recital at Florida State University.

Thursday, February 18
Orléans, France

Winston Choi gives the European premiere of Europa as part of the opening recital of the International Piano Competition of Orléans.

Thursday, February 18, 8:00 pm
Friday, February 19, 8:00 pm
GK Arts Center

Periapsis Music and Dance presents The Portrait Project in its GKA series launch! This will include three new works of mine, created in collaboration with choreographers Seán Curran, Manuel Vignoulle, and Katarzyna Skarpetowska.

Friday, December 4, 7:00 pm
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St, NYC

Pianist Winston Choi presents a recital at Spectrum with the NYC premiere of Europa, as well as my Novelette and a work by Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 pm
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, Chicago

Pianist Winston Choi will premiere Europa, commissioned with a grant from New Music USA, at Roosevelt’s PIANOFEST 2015, “The Pianist-Composer / Composer-Pianist.”

2014-2015

Sundays, July 26 through August 30, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
I’m teaching a music workshop for dancers and choreographers in the Summer Masters’ Workshop Series at the Peridance Capezio Center.

Friday, June 12, 2015, 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Expanse Within: PERIAPSIS MUSIC AND DANCE AT KUMBLE THEATER
Periapsis Music and Dance returns to Kumble Theater for its spring season performances. This will feature the world premiere of Anima with choreographer Erin Dillon, and the premiere of the complete Too Close for Contact with choreographer Hannah Weber. In addition, I’ll perform in Three movements around Bach, with choreography by both artists.

Tuesday, February 24
7:30 pm; Spectrum (121 Ludlow St, NYC)
Periapsis Party
Support Periapsis Music and Dance at our benefit party at Spectrum! I’ll be performing alongside some of our other artists, and there’ll be food, drink, great company, and a silent auction to support our season.

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 7:30 pm
STEPS PERFORMANCE LAB
Steps on Broadway (2121 Broadway)
Hannah Weber and I will perform Three movements around Bach, No. 2, with choreography by Erin Dillon, on a mixed program curated by Bradley Shelver.

Sunday, February 15, 2015, 7:00 pm
PERIAPSIS WITH THE RESONANCE COLLECTIVE
ShapeShifter Lab (18 Whitwell Place, Bklyn)
Another performance of Too Close for Contact in a shared bill with The Resonance Collective at this new performing arts space in Brooklyn.  Tickets are just $10 advance, $15 at the door.

Saturday, February 7, 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 8, 4:00 pm
PERIDANCE WINTER 2015 FACULTY SHOWCASE

Peridance Capezio Center (126 E. 13th St.)
This will be the world premiere of Too Close for Contact, a new work I wrote with choreographer Hannah Weber, performed by artists from Periapsis Music and Dance.

Friday, January 30
2:00 pm; Opperman Music Hall
Florida State University

I’ll perform Trace with dancer Leigh Schanfein as part of FSU’s Festival of New Music.

Tuesday, November 11
Elebash Recital Hall, NYC, 7:30 pm (free)

I’ll perform my Meacham Songs with the wonderful soprano Mary Mackenzie on a mixed program of CUNY composers.

Monday, October 6
Elebash Recital Hall, NYC, 7:30 pm (free)

I’ll present a program to include music by Bach-Busoni, Brahms, and Carter, with violinist Caroline Chin, cellist Brian Snow, and featuring choreography by Erin Dillon and Hannah Weber.

2013-2014

Sunday, June 8
Merkin Concert Hall, NYC, 8:00 pm (tickets: $20, $10 student)

The Da Capo Chamber Players will perform my Three Sketches on Paintings by Regina Guerrero on a program of music by young composers.

Tuesday, April 22
St. Peter’s Church at Citigroup Center, 8:00 pm (suggested donation $20)
Presented by the New York Composers Circle, my piece Crescit eundo will be performed by members of the Glass Farm Ensemble and the Bleecker Quartet.

Friday, April 11
The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, 7pm

I’ll premiere a new song cycle by Trevor Weston with soprano Pamela Stein.

Sunday, March 23
The Firehouse Space, 246 Frost St., Brooklyn, 6:00 pm (free)

I’ve been invited to present my music on this Rhymes With Opera RWO: Salon. Violinist Caroline Chin will play Coda, and I’ll accompany tenor Nils Neubert on two songs from my cycle Talking of Michelangelo.

Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15
Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn, 7:30 pm; tickets $35, $20 ($12 seniors/students with ID) 

Presented by Periapsis Music and Dance in association with Kumble Theater, the program will include three of my pieces, plus music by Samuel Adler, Kati Agócs, Marcos Balter, Zachary Green, Felipe Perez Santiago, and Kala Pierson. Choreography by Leigh Schanfein, Tucker Davis, Da’ Von Doane, Ruth Howard, and Ursula Verduzco.

Saturday, Feburary 1
Spectrum, 7:30 pm ($12 tickets)
Violinist Caroline Chin presents a solo recital at Spectrum. She’ll play my Coda along works of Bach, Berio, Linda Dusman, and Michael Vincent Walker.

Saturday, February 1
Symphony Space, 6:00 pm

Periapsis Music and Dance presents Laid upon the children, a new work I’m creating with Leigh Schanfein, on the Music of Now Marathon that kicks off the month-long Composers Now Festival. It’s a day-long event, and we open the 6:00 set.

Friday, December 21
Harvard Faculty Club, Cambridge, Mass.
I will present a short Chopin recital for the Friends of Irene Adler. Private event.

Monday, December 16
Spectrum, NYC, 7:00 pm

Meet the artists of Periapsis Music and Dance and see a preview of upcoming work at this exclusive benefit soirée.

Friday, December 6
Benzaquen Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, NYC, 8:00 pm

The Association for the Promotion of New Music presents Enemble Pi in a program of winning works of the APNM’s 2012 call for scores. My Three Sketches on Paintings by Regina Guerrerowill be performed alongside music by Robert Ceely, Alec Hall, Žibuoklė Martinaitytė, and Carl Schimmel.

Monday, November 11
Elebash Recital Hall, NYC, 7:30 pm (free)

I’ll be joined by choreographers Leigh Schanfein, Lorena Egan, and Hee Ra Yoo for a piano recital, with music by Chopin, James Holt, and me (Trace) set to dance. On the second half of the program I’ll play Schubert’s sublime B-flat sonata, D. 960.

Friday, September 27
UNCG School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Recital Hall, NC, 5:30 pm

Talented pianist Elena Nezhdanova-Cunningham performs a selection of my Trichord Preludesas part of her doctoral recital at UNC Greensboro.

2012-2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Dixon Place, NYC, 7:30 pm

I’ll be performing with Periapsis Music and Dance in Leigh Schanfein’s piece Tra:verse Re:verse, with music by Mary Kouyoumdjian.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Yoo and Dancers at Crossing Boundaries, Dixon Place, NYC, 7:30 pm

I’ll be performing my new piece Trace, with choreography by Hee Ra Yoo, and danced by soloist Leigh Schanfein.

Monday, May 20, 2013
Periapsis Music and Dance at AFAC, Brooklyn, 8:00 pm
The same program as on May 16, this time at the Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn.

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Periapsis Music and Dance at QNMF, Secret Theatre, 8:00 pm

Three pieces of mine with dance! We will present Crescit eundo, with choreographer Sarah Mettin, Passacaglia, with choreographer Erin Dillon, and Trace, with choreographer Hee Ra Yoo, on Periapsis Music and Dance’s opening night performance at the Queens New Music Festival. This concert will also feature music by Kati Agócs, James Holt, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and Frederic Rzewski, and choreography by Leigh Schanfein, Lorena Egan, and Yesid Lopez.

Sunday, March 17, 2013
Bayard Cutting Arboretum, East Islip, New York, 2:00 pm

Daria Rabotkina plays my Novelette in a solo recital on Long Island.

Friday, March 15, 2013
LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens College, Flushing, New York, 8:00 pm
Rescheduled from November (due to hurricane): I’ve been invited by Hubert Howe to presentCrux on his program “Friends of Hubert Howe.” Leigh Schanfein will present her choreography with NYC dancers, and the ensemble, made up of Queens College students.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Glinka Museum, Moscow, 7:00 pm
Daria Rabotkina performs my Novelette in Moscow. This is the first time my music will be played in Russia!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC, 7:30 pm (free)
A concert of new music by various CUNY composers, with dancers and other collaborators. My brand-new piece Passacaglia will be premiered with choreography by Erin Dillon!

Sunday, February 17, 2013
Roulette, Brooklyn, New York, 8:00 pm (ticketed event)

The inaugural concert of Periapsis Music and Dance. With music by Robert S. Cohen, Whitney E. George, James Holt, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Dana Dmitri Richardson, Haralabos Stafylakis, and myself, and choreography by Leigh Schanfein, Ian RT Colless, duo Shanna Daly and Sean Hoskins, Alisa Fendley, and Sarah Mettin (winner of our first choreographer call).

Monday, Feburary 11, 2013
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC, 7:30 pm (free)

Part of the Composers Now festival, this concert will feature the work of CUNY Graduate Center composers and will include the world premiere of my Fantasy (2011), with Linda Wetherill, flute, and Brian Ellingsen, bass.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Korean Cultural Service, NYC (more info to come)
I will accompany the wonderful dance company Yoo and Dancers in two pieces, playing the music of Liszt and others.

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Atlantic Music Center, Melbourne, Florida, 7:30 pm (ticketed event)
The official world premiere of my Novelette. Daria Rabotkina will perform it on a solo recital at this renowned venue!

Monday, January 7, 2013
The Kosciuszko Foundation, NYC
Another “sneak preview” of my Novelette! Daria Rabotnika performs it at a private recital at the Kosciuszko Foundation in advance of the world premiere later in the month!

Friday, December 21, 2012
Harvard Faculty Club, Cambridge, Mass.
I presented a short Chopin recital for the Friends of Irene Adler. Private event.

Sunday, December 9, 2012
East Meadow Public Library, East Meadow, New York, 2:00 pm (free, but reservations required)

In a “sneak preview” before the January premiere, pianist Daria Rabotkina performed my new work Novelette, which I wrote for her on a Concert Artists Guild commission, on a solo recital.

Monday, December 3, 2012
International House, New York, 7:30 pm (private event)
I performed Ravel’s Tzigane with violinist Elissa Cassini at an alumni event at the International House.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, 7:30 pm
I presented solo piano works of Janáček and Chopin and was joined by pianist David Kalhous for 4-hand pieces by Kurtág and Schubert.

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Peridance Capezio Center, New York, 7:30 pm (ticketed event)

Leigh Schanfein and Tucker Davis presented Leigh’s choreography ofMarionettenfädendurcheinanderwalzer, accompanied by Sarah Carrier, Ian Shafer, Francis Liu, Rose Bellini, and myself.

2011-2012

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, 7:00 pm

The world premiere of Advice to Young Musicians, with tenor Chad Cygan, violist Gregory Williams, and accordionist Red Wierenga, on a program of works by other CUNY composers alongside repertoire pieces.

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Greenfield Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 4:00 pm
Violinist Tema Watstein will perform Coda in her own recital of American works at MSM.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, 7:30 pm
The Cygnus Ensemble will present works of CUNY composers, including one of my dance pieces with choreographer/dancer Leigh Schanfein and dancer Tucker Davis.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Mary Flagler Cary Hall, DiMenna Center, New York, 7:30 pm

Full concert of my works, including Trichord Preludes, Three Sketches, Meacham Songs,Romance on D and A, Marionettenfädendurcheinanderwalzer, and others!
Featuring:
Leigh Schanfein, dancer/choreographer
Martin Piecuch, conductor
Mary Mackenzie, soprano
Aaron Likness, piano
Bill McNally, piano
Sarah Carrier, flute
Kristin Leitterman, oboe
Alicia Lee, clarinet
Alex Lipowski, percussion
Francis Liu, violin
Tema Watstein, violin
Margaret Dyer, viola
Nathan Schram, viola
Mariel Roberts, cello
Aminda Asher, cello
Tucker Davis, dancer
Mike Hodge, dancer
Paul Monaghan, dancer
Lydia Phillips, dancer
Keelin Ryan, dancer
Lauren Santos, dancer

Monday, March 12, 2012
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, 7:30 pm

I will perform two of my Trichord Preludes in a program of CUNY composers.

Monday, Feburary 27, 2012
Composers Now Festival, Elebash Hall, NYC, 8:00 pm
Emily Popham Gillins will perform Coda, for solo violin.

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Music at St. Luke’s Series, East Hampton, 4:00 pm

Jonathan will play various solo piano works and transcriptions in a program shared with Bill McNally and Christopher Schmitt.

Monday, December 19, 2011
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, 7:30 pm
World premiere of Coda for solo violin and Romance on D and A for flute and piano
Ari Striesfeld, violin
Sarah Carrier, flute; Jonathan Howard Katz, piano

Top: Latency, photo by Jaqlin Medlock, courtesy of Periapsis Music and Dance.