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MadreÁmbar: A Medieval French Love Story for Valentine’s Day!

This Saturday Feb. 13 at 7pm EST: MadreÁmbar It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and Momenta would like to share some love with you through an online chamber opera screening: Saturday, February 13, 7pm EST: MadreÁmbar: Sebastian Zubieta’s compact reimagining of the ancient love/adventure story of Aucassin and Nicolette, commissioned recently by the Festival Nueva Ópera de Buenos Aires. Screening will take pl
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Alvin Singleton at 80 and a movie with Momenta!

Dear friends, Happy New Year! It’s been an interesting one so far, but I am cautiously optimistic…How does that Beatles song go? I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, it’s getting better all the time.It can’t get no worse! Speaking of better, you all are THE BEST – thanks to your support, Momenta raised $8805 in our annual fundraising campaign. It’s a little under our $10,000 goal, but in the spirit of “
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Three more days to support Momenta in 2020!

Thank you for supporting Momenta’s new album! Dear friends, Thank you so much to everyone who has donated towards our next album. We’re more than halfway to our goal of raising $10,000 by the end of the year! If you would like to help us in supporting new music and living composers, please visit our fiscal sponsor, The Field, to make a fully tax-deductible donation. (For those in Canada having trouble comp
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Support Momenta’s new album!

Thank you for including Momenta in your year-end giving plans! Dear friends, It’s been one week since we launched our fundraising campaign, and we are truly grateful for the donations received thus far, which have brought us nearly halfway to our $10,000 goal. Your fully tax-deductible contribution will fund Momenta’s next CD project, a diverse collection of modern American chamber works bearing personal
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New album fundraiser and “Classics for the Cows”

Please include Momenta in your year-end giving plans! Dear friends, We did our best with 2020, which I think is all anyone can say about this year! It started off strong with back-to-back visits to Tennessee and Maine, respectively to play with the Iris Orchestra and continue our year-long residency at Bates College. I even managed to squeeze in a “solo” visit to Bates in February–though it was really a duo vis
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Upcoming Outdoor Concert: Classics for the Cows

CLASSICS FOR THE COWS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 3 PMRed Hook, Dutchess County, NY 12571Exact address provided upon RSVP Momenta is excited to announce a FREE socially distanced outdoor concert hosted by friends Elizabeth Brown and Lothar Osterburg at their home in Red Hook, NY. PROGRAM William Byrd: Pavan and Galliard No. 3 in a minor (c.1570-90) Elizabeth Brown: Just Visible in the Distance (2013) Joseph Haydn: String Qu
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Composers at Home: Eric Nathan

 What is an early musical experience that has stayed with you throughout your career? Hearing the premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ “Blood on the Fields” atLincoln Center in 1997. I was astounded by it. I think it was thefirst time I truly experienced how powerfully, and deeply, one cancommunicate with music. Hearing Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz for YoungPeople’s concerts growing up in New York (I a
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Composers at Home: Ileana Perez Velazquez

Momenta is excited to present a special video edition of Composers at Home with friend and composer Ileana Perez Velazquez. Perez Velazquez’s music has been heard in concerts and international festivals in Cuba, the United States, Mexico, and throughout South America, Europe, and the Middle East. She is currently Professor of Music at Williams College. Momenta’s own Stephanie Griffin interviews Ileana Perez Vel
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Composers at Home: Garth Edwin Sunderland

Our latest interview from home is with NYC-based composer Garth Sunderland. Garth is Vice President of Project Development and Senior Music Editor for the Leonard Bernstein Office and is artistic director of the Lost Dog New Music Ensemble. What is an early musical experience that has stayed with you throughout your career? Playing John Corigliano’s Symphony #1 as an undergrad. I heard the NYPhil play it last season,
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