May 22, 2018
Friday May 25 | 5–8 pm
Saturday May 26 | 10 am–12:45 pm, 2:45–5:30 pm
The Rockefeller Carillon New Music Festival is a two-day festival of new music for the carillon featuring sixteen world premieres, including music for carillon and electronics and carillon and other instruments. The Friday evening program includes a reception at 5:30 pm with the artists, composers, and creators of the festival, with the headline composition—Ripple Effects by Augusta Read Thomas—performed at 6 pm. A recital showcasing the festival's four lead performers follows at 6:30 pm. The Saturday program includes eight short recitals, interspersed with visual presentations in diverse formats about the music, the composers, and the world of new music for carillon. Free, with light refreshments throughout the event.
For more information, visit Rockefeller Chapel's website.