Tony Arnold (soprano) and Jacob Greenberg (piano) give the premiere performance of "that thing" By Curtis K. Hughes, as well as music by Lachenmann, Hurst, and more. The concert is at Berklee College of Music, part of the 2017 Words and Music Festival in Berk Recital Hall at 1140 Boylston St in Boston, Massachusetts. Admission is free.
April 18, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Guerilla Opera celebrates their 10th anniversary with a selection of opera scene performances at Club Oberon, including a scene from Say it Ain't So, Joe by Curtis K. Hughes, and operas by Lash, Ueno and Rojahn. Admission is $20. More information is available here.
May 4, 2017 - 8:00 PM
The Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble performs Antechamber by Curtis K. Hughes, as well as works by Cage and Murphree, in the Boston Conservatory Theater at 31 Hemenway St in Boston, MA. Admission is free.
June 8, 2017 - 6:00 PM
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (MA) hosts a concert presented by New Gallery Concert Series at which pianist Sarah Bob will play a suite from Curtis K. Hughes's "Vestibulations." The event is part of the MFA's Soundbites Series inside the museum at 465 Huntington Ave. Admission is included in the price of museum admission.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS
February 24, 2017 - 7:30 PM
St. Cloud State University (MN) hosts a concert presented by the New Gallery Concert Series, including a performance of "AVOIDANCE TACTICS #1" (1999) featuring pianist Sarah Bob and percussionist Aaron Trant, with music by David Rakowski, Joanathan Bailey Holland and more. The performance takes place as part of the Creative Art Series at Ruth Gant Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center at St Cloud State University in Minnesota. Admission is Free.
January 14, 2017 - 7:00 PM
New Gallery Concert Series presents the premiere of Suite No. 1 from "Vestibulations" for Solo Piano AND a performance of "AVOIDANCE TACTICS #1" (1999), featuring pianist Sarah Bob and percussionist Aaron Trant, with music by Emily Koh, Lei Liang, art exhibited by Elissa Freud, Kay Hartung and Dana Talbot and more. The performance takes place at the New School of Music in Cambridge, MA. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 students/seniors, payable in cash at the door. Seating is limited.
November 15, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Pianist Sophia Subbayya Vastek gives the premiere of "paean to a fly trapped in the vestibule," a piano miniature from the ongoing set "Vestibulations," with works by David Ibbett, Clifton Ingram, Emily Koh and more, as part of the Music for Reality project at the Somerville Armory in Somerville, MA.
October 20, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Cellists Rhonda Rider and Andrew Mark give the premiere performance of "merger" for 2 cellos, plus music by Fauré, as part of the Boston Conservatory Chamber Series in Boston, MA.
Boston Percussion Group performs "Antechamber" by Curtis K. Hughes, along with works by John Murphree, Alexa Canales, Beau Kenyon and more. The concert is in Gasson Hall at Boston College (140 Commonwealth Abe, Chestnut Hill, MA). Admission is free.
February 27, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Boston Percussion Group performs the world premiere of "Antechamber," a brand new percussion quartet by Curtis K. Hughes, along with works by John Murphree and Beau Kenyon. The event is "Made in Boston 2.0," a house concert in Maverick Square, East Boston, MA. Admission is open to all but requires prior online RSVP. (Street address and directions to be provided via email to guests who have completed the RSVP.)
Transient Canvas performs "Vestibule III" and works by Tina Tallon and Daniel Lewis as part of the concluding concert of the 1st Annual New Music Gathering, in the Concert Hall at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS (2014)
September 25-27, 2014 - 8 PM
Guerilla Opera presents the world premiere of Curtis's brand new short opera "RareBit" as part of a unique double bill, "Let's Make a Sandwich," which also includes a short opera by Rudolf Rojahn.
July 24, 2014 - 8 PM
Yellow Barn presents Hughes's "insult to injury" in a concert at the Big Barn (Putney, VT), featuring violinist Curtis Macomber and pianist Joseph Liccardo.
April 6, 2014 - 5 PM
Students at the Rivers School Conservatory in Weston, MA present the premiere of "Winter Street Excursions" for chamber orchestra as part of the 35th Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young.
March 23, 2014 - 8 PM
The debut performance of Conetube-Reedwhistle (Eric Hewitt on saxophones and Bethanne Walker on flutes) at Boston Conservatory's Seully Hall includes Curtis K. Hughes's "Vestibule II."
March 19, 2014 - 8 PM
Transient Canvas (featuring clarinetist Amy Advocat and marimbist Matt Sharrock) performs at the Davis Square Theater in Somerville, MA in a program which includes the world premiere of "Vestibule III."
SELECTED PAST EVENTS (2013)
November 7, 2013 - 7 PM
The New Gallery Concert Series presents the world premiere of "Cats & Dogs" by Curtis K. Hughes (on texts by Gwenn Gurnack) in a performance by soprano Jennifer Ashe and violist Ashleigh Gordon, with featured visual art by Alexandra Vaillancourt.
November 6, 2013 - 8 PM
Equilibrium Concert Series
The EQ ensemble performs "National Insecurity" by Curtis K. Hughes and other music at the Davis Square Theater in Somerville, MA
September 29, 2013 - 8 PM
Curtis K. Hughes: Faculty Recital and CD celebration An "all-Hughes" evening of chamber music at the newly renovated Seully Hall of Boston Conservatory, in celebration of the recent release of two new CDs. Featuring multiple world premieres and performances by members of Guerilla Opera along with Boston Conservatory faculty and special guests. Complete information can be found here.
January 29, 2013 - 8 PM
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) Club Concert Series at Club Café in Boston presents "Rough Breathing/Smooth Breathing," including performances by flutist Sarah Brady, clarinetist Rane Moore and percussionist Aaron Trant. Featuring Curtis K. Hughes's "flagrant" as well as the world premiere of "Vestibule I."
SELECTED PAST EVENTS (2012)
November 16, 2012 - 8 PM
Boston Musica Viva premieres "Verbiage" by Curtis K. Hughes along with works by Schoenberg and Kraft at the Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA
November 15, 2012 - 7 PM
New Gallery Concert Series presents the premiere of a new suite from the opera "Say it Ain't So, Joe" along with works by Aaron Trant & Donald Crockett, featuring Primary Duo and members of Guerilla Opera, at the Community Music Center of Boston, MA (34 Warren Ave.)
November 8, 2012 - 8 PM
"wingtones" for clarinet and piano will be performed by Amy Advocat and Yoko Hagino as part of the Boston Conservatory New Music Festival, along with works by Warshaw, Rojahn, Salkind-Pearl, Murphree, Barish in Studio 401 at 31 Hemenway St., Boston MA. Click here for more info.
October 10, 2012 - 8 PM
Ludovico Ensemble performs the world premiere of the complete "eight unnameable narratives," originally composed in 1995-96, in Seully Hall at the Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA
September 21 & 22, 2012 - 8 PM
Juventas Ensemble performs "danger garden" and works by Vores, Salkind-Pearl, Hyla and more at the First Church of Boston Unitarian (9/21) and Seully Hall at the Boston Conservatory (9/22)
May 19, 2012 - 7 PM
Saxophonist Tsuyoshi Honjo presents the premiere of "We've opened doors..." by Curtis K. Hughes in a solo recital at the First Parish Church in Malden, MA
March 13, 14, & 17, 2012
Firebird Ensemble performs "danger garden" in Orange and Pasadena, CA, and in Pittsburgh, PA