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Brave New Works Presents The Return of Are You Brave ? Festival
[April 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2001]

Ann Arbor, MI - April 1, 2004 - Brave New Works presents its third annual contemporary Classical music festival, The Return of Are You Brave?, to be held April 9-14, 2001.

Festival Overview

Concert No. 1 - April 9, 2001 - Northside Community Church
Featuring the works of Forrest Pierce, Jacqueline Jeeyoung Kim, Bruce Adolphe Brian Ferneyhough, and Nikolai Kapustin with Guest Artist Winton Choi, piano.

Concert No. 2 - April 11, 2001 - Kerrytown Concert House
Featuring the works of Gabriela Frank, Walter Buczynski, David Schober, Carter Pann, Stuart Sankey, and Mark Kirschenmann.

Concert No. 3 - April 12, 2001 - Michigan League
Featuring the works of Forrest Pierce, Erik Santos, Evan Chambers, and Alfred Schnittke

Concert No. 4 - April 13, 2001 - Ann arbor Public Library, Multi purpose room
Featuring the works of Tom Schnauber, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Daniel Roumain, Edison Denisov, and Bright Sheng.

Concert No. 5 - April 14, 2001 - Concordia College
"Stuart Sankey Memorial Concert"

All concerts are at 8 pm. With the exception of Concert No. 2 [$5, limited seating], all concerts are free and open to the public. Donations of $5 or higher to support the music and musicians will be appreciated and accepted.

Founded by Christopher Froh, Chris Younghoon Kim, and Eli Shapiro in 1997, Brave New Works is dedicated to fostering the creation and performance of music by contemporary composers across the entire aesthetic spectrum. Since their inaugural season, BNW has commissioned works by Tom Schauber, Carter Pann, and Forrest Pierce, and has programmed music by Igor Stravinsky, Luciano Berio, Toru Takemitsu, John Cage, Alberto Ginastera, Terry Riley, Mark Kirschenman, Pat Long, David Schober, Joseph Klein, Pavel Haas, Karen P. Thomas, Stephen Eddins, John Berners, Tom Schnauber, and Erik Santos. Guest artists have included Winston Choi, Matthew Ardizzone and Ensemble Kylix.


Please note that the following concert listed in the Brave New Works Press Release (sent March 6, 2001) has been CANCELLED:

Concert No. 5 April 14, 2001 Concordia College
"Stuart Sankey Memorial Concert"


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