Evolution Contemporary Music Series
INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE
WHEN: April 3 – Tuesday, 8 PM; Pre-concert conversation at 7 PM
TICKETS: $15/$10 students.
The concert will be followed by a wine reception with the artists.
Hailed by the New York Times as “one of the most adventurous and accomplished groups in new music,” the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) returns to the Evolution Series to debut new pieces commissioned for its ambitious ICELab program, alongside recent masterworks. Students from the Baltimore School for the Arts, mentored by ICE, will open the concert as part of a new educational partnership with the Evolution Series.
3 E + M, Eric Kennedy & friends
WHEN: April 6 – Friday, 8 & 9:30 PM
TICKETS: $12 / $10 students
Eric Wyatt, saxophones; Eric Wheeler, bass; Eric Kennedy, drums; Mark Meadows, piano
The Walters Art Museum Graham Auditorium
WORLD PREMIERE OF CARL GRUBBS’S
INNER HARBOR SUITE FOR JAZZ AND STRING ENSEMBLES
WHEN: April 7 – Saturday, 8 PM
TICKETS: $20/$18 students & seniors
The Carl Grubbs Jazz Ensemble and the Peter Minkler String Ensemble join in a performance of new arrangements of the “Inner Harbor Suite: Live at the BMA” at the Walters Art Museum Graham Auditorium. Originally written in 1983 and recorded by the Carl Grubbs Jazz Ensemble in 1993, “Inner Harbor Suite: Live at the BMA”, moves to another level with the inclusion of the string ensemble led by Peter Minkler.
Carl Grubbs, saxophones
Todd Simon, piano
Blake Meister, bass
Howard Franklin, drums
Peter Minkler – viola
Kristen Ostling – cello
Ken Goldstein – 1st violin
Katarzyna Bryla – 2nd violin
Grubbs and Minklwer are both Baker Artist Award recipients. The William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund supports Baltimore's artists, the city's rich and diverse cultural offerings, and the participation of its residents in the region's creative life.
Baltimore’s Best Jazz Venue 2005 – Baltimore Magazine
Baltimore’s Best Jazz Space 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011 – Baltimore City Paper