UPCOMING EVENTS, PERFORMANCES, AND THE LIKE
MEET YOUR MAKER: exhibits and performances throughout the year as artist in residence at Boulder Public Library. All events free and open. Some reservations required for programs and workshops. See library websites for more details.
May 6-May 17: The Unfurling, a musical scroll project/exhibit made by community drawing.
May 11: mini-performance of The Unfurling, 1pm, Canyon Gallery, free.
May 16: Lunchtime concert, 12pm, Canyon Theatre, free.
May 17: performance of The Unfurling, 1pm, Canyon Gallery, free..
June 8: How to Listen/Sound Walk workshop with group performance, Adultology class. 6:00pm.
June 29: How to Listen, and Sound Walk in Boulder, 10am, BLDG 61. Family friendly for kids ages 6+.
August 5-Sept 11: Open Space exhibit (new sound work in group show), Canyon Gallery.
November-December: a musical audio tour of the library.
April 21: premiere of Lineage, solo cello. Presented by One Quiet Plunge; Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, 6pm, $10 suggested donation.
May 1 : Portals and Invisible Cities, Jacob Swanson, sax. Mercyhurst College.
October: premiere of new concerto for soprano sax and string orchestra. Cleveland, OH.
October 14-30: Residency at VICC in Visby, Sweden.
Premiere of flute and piano duo, Cobus du Toit, flute. “We Bring Flowers”, Carnegie Hall, NY and other East Coast dates.
April 7: Portals, Jacob Swanson, sax. 7pm. Brazil Lounge, Jamestown, NY.
April 9: premiere of Time and the Villa by Sutton/Patterson duo, guitar and cello. Clyfford Still Museum, 2pm, free with museum admission.
March 31: Performance of Notes from Clyfford Still for chamber ensemble and narrator, commissioned by Playground Ensemble. Also performing selections from 20 Works in 20 Minutes. Clyfford Still Museum, 7pm, admission free.
April 1: Notes from Clyfford Still with Playground Ensemble works. Denver Art Museum, 2pm. Tickets $10 at the door or online.
Feb 4: Premiere of Portals, two movements for soprano sax and electronics. Jacob Swanson, sax. Bach and Beer @Brazil, Jamestown, NY.
February 13: Premiere of Notes from Clyfford Still for chamber ensemble and narrator. Metro State University. 2pm, admission free.
Feb 21: Portals, Jacob Swanson, sax. Villa Maria College, Buffalo.
Boulder Public Library:
March 23: Musical Jewelry, 5pm, BLDG 61.
April 13: “Office hours” on graphic notation and listening to music, 4pm, BLDG 61.
November 25: Guest artist at the Clyfford Still Museum, working with his exhibit The Works on Paper. Workshops, performance, and outdoor sound installation. Concert performance “20 Works in 20 Minutes” at 6:30pm.
October 28: 4:30-7:30pm, turning visual drawings of Clyfford Still into sound compositions. Clyfford Still Museum.
October 28: Collaborative performance with Arthur Williams of Babylon Floral for Denver Art Museum’s ‘Untitled’. 8pm. Performance free with museum admission.
October 1: Premiere of “Plantings”, two short movements for violin and electronics. Curated by Sally Bozzuto as part of Verdant: A Sound Tasting on Swale, an edible floating forest in New York City. Hajnal Pivnick, violin. 8pm. Tickets are free but RSVP required. More info here.
Sept 15-Jan 8: ‘Revolutions’, a new visual collage piece with soundtrack, for “I’ve Got a Bike” show opening of the new McNichols Building Denver. Free admission when the building is open.
Sept 1: Release of Invisible Cities, the debut album from saxophonist Jacob Swanson. My piece, for soprano sax and piano, written for Swanson in 2009, is the titular piece on the album.
August 8-12: The Sirens, sound installation in the Wolf Room of The Buell Theatre, Denver Center for Performing Arts. Free admission, open viewing hours from 6-9pm each evening. Piece loops continuously (duration approx 14 min).
July 2: Premiere of ‘Mountains and Rivers’ for 437 singers, trumpets, and handbells. GALA festival, GLBT chorus convention. Denver Center for Performing Arts Galleria. 5:30 and 7:30pm performances. Free to hear the opening ceremonies.
June 9: performance of Tori Amos’ ‘Boys for Pele’ in its entirety, from memory, with special guests. A tribute to its 20th anniversary. 8pm, Classic Pianos Denver. $5-10 donation admission. Event details here.
April 22-24: Augurs of Spring work on view at the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.
April 21: Alumni panel presenter at Carnegie Mellon University School of Music, 3pm.
March 18: Creative Mornings presenter on the topic of “Change”. 8:30am, at the Denver Art Museum. RSVP for a spot at: https://creativemornings.com/talks/nathan-hall
January 8, 2016: Tame Your Man, New Music Gathering, Baltimore, MD. 5:15pm. A slightly shortened version for the new music festival. Adam Tendler, piano; Dirk Caber, bondage artist. Presented by Tenth Intervention.
December 5, 2015: Concert/release party for Earth/Sea/Sky, my newest album of piano solos and chamber music! Classic Pianos, South Broadway, Denver, CO. 8pm. Admission free.
September 18: Concert at Sólheimar Church, Selfoss, Iceland. 7pm. Admission free, donations kindly accepted.
September 17: 24 Preludes concert at Hljóðberg, Hannesarholt cultural center, Reykjavík. 8pm, tickets 1800kr. Can be purchased at the door (recommended) or at midi.is. For more information, http://www.hannesarholt.is/vidburdur/24-preludiur-med-nathan-og-rose/
September 15: Premiere of 24 Preludes, a new work with Rose Lachman for piano. Special guests Duo Harpverk. Co-organized by the US Embassy of Iceland and the Fulbright Commission of Iceland. Harpa Concert Hall, Kaldalón. 12:30pm, admission free. Event info here.
July 25-August 22, 2015: Music Box: exhibit at Gildar Gallery, Denver CO. Featuring original sound works in collaboration with Nikki Rosato, Kim Dickey, Laura Shill, Nicole Pietrantoni, Jessica Langley, Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir, and Mark Garry; and a solo sound work, South Broadway Ocean. Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 12-5 or by appointment.
August 16-27, 2015: Ghost Light, an immersive sound installation in Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO. Timed entrances for the 25-minute piece throughout the day, and special events in the evening featuring live musicians. For all tickets, times, and information: ghostlightdenver.com.
May 30: I Am in Love with the World, St. Michael’s College Music Center, Colchester VT. South Burlington Choir, with Matthew LaRocca conductor.
CREATIVE IN RESIDENCE:March 5-27: Denver Art Museum’s inaugural Creative in Residence. Open office hours, rehearsals, music performances, and audience participation pieces throughout the galleries. Free with museum admission. A great write-up of the program is here at Colorado Public Radio’s blog.
October 13, 2014: Premiere of The Garden, The Sea, for solo piano, commissioned by Rose Louise Lachman, Grusin Recital Hall, Boulder, CO, 7:30pm, free admission.
September 13, 11:30am-2pm: sound installation on view at CATWALK, Catskill, NY; in conjunction with the exhibit Groundswell at Olana. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. 4 Route 385 Catskill, NY.