Free Program Also Includes Live Performance by Derek Bermel, Pieces by Beethoven and Shulamit Ran

February 25, 2013, 8 P.M.
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 65th Street and Broadway

Conductor David Hayes (Photo: Alex Berg)

NEW YORK, New York, February 11, 2013 - Mannes College The New School for Music presents MACE (Mannes American Composers Ensemble) and The Mannes Orchestra in performance at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, February 25.

The diverse program of Ludwig Van Beethoven, Derek Bermel and Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Shulamit Ran and Jennifer Higdon is reflective of Mannes College's pace-setting approach to classical music education, which combines top-level conservatory training with explorations of new and avant garde music. The program will include the New York Premiere of Higdon's "City Scape" and the world premiere of the instrumental version of Ran's "Fault Line."


Mannes Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall, February 25, 2013

MACE (Mannes American Composers Ensemble, Lowell Liebermann, director)

SHULAMIT RAN: Fault Line (World Premiere, Instrumental Version)

Mannes Orchestra (David Hayes, conductor)

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN : Piano Concerto No. 5, op. 73 “Emperor”
Timur Mustakimov, piano
Mustakimov is a Mannes student and winner of the 2013 Mannes Concerto Competition

DEREK BERMEL: Voices for Clarinet and Orchestra
Derek Bermel, clarinet
Bermel is 2012-2013 Mannes Composer in Residence

JENNIFER HIGDON: City Scape (New York Premiere)

Admission is free but reservations are required. Pick up free tickets at the Allice Tully Box Office, 212.671.4050


About Mannes College The New School for Music
Mannes College The New School for Music develops the next generation of classical musician/citizens by combining the music conservatory traditions with the cutting-edge advantage of being part of The New School, the nation's foremost progressive university. Founded in 1916, the Mannes formula for quality education has capitalized on its world-class faculty, location in the heart of the global arts capital, small class size, and a living tradition of rigor and depth that develops strong technique and great artistry. The Mannes ethos forms the basis of a vibrant community, whether you are a degree or diploma student in the College or Extension divisions, or a young person studying in Mannes Prep. In this second decade of the 21st century, when demands on artists are greater and more complex than ever, Mannes is committed to providing a wide range of exciting learning and knowledge building in partnership with its sister divisions of The New School, including one of the world’s great design schools, Parsons The New School for Design; the liberal arts at Eugene Lang College; public policy, business, and civic engagement in The New School for Public Engagement; and cross disciplinary arts learning at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and The New School for Drama. For more information on Mannes and The New School visit


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