Saturday, April 14, 2012, 7:30 pm
Craig Hultgren – Luna Nova (3)
Craig Hultgren, cello
John McMurtery, flute
Adam Bowles, piano
Christ Church Cathedral
1210 Locust St.
St. Louis, Mo 63103
Comprised of cellist Craig Hultgren, flutist John McMurtery and pianist Adam Bowles, LunaNova(3) will perform a program that features both ensemble and solo compositions by modern masters Olivier Messiaen, Toru Takemitsu, Elliott Carter and Chinary Ung. The concert will also include pieces by Robert G. Patterson from Memphis, Justin Merritt from Minnesota and Monroe Golden from Alabama.
Since its formation in 2002, Luna Nova, a group of artists devoted to the music of the 20th and 21st centuries, has performed in colleges, museums, churches, and concert halls across the country. Its repertoire consists of recognized masterworks as well as works by emerging composers. With concerts, masterclasses and private instruction, Luna Nova maintains a strong commitment to the education of performers and listeners, and to the cause of new music.
Detailed program notes are available here (as a PDF file): Luna Nova (3) Program.