Saturday, January 17, 2009 | 8:00pm
Program Notes hosted by Lisa Bielawa, Composer in Residence at 7:00pm
Matti Kovler A Jew Among the Indians (COKBOY) (2007-08)*
John Heiss Inventions, Contours, and Colors (1973)
Peter Maxwell Davies Strathclyde Concerto No. 7, for double bass and orchestra (1992)
Karl Doty, double bass**
Kati Agócs By the Streams of Babylon (2008)
Kati Agócs, soprano
Lisa Bielawa, soprano
Michael Gandolfi From the Institutes of Groove (2009)***
Angel Subero, bass trombone
William Thomas McKinley Recollections (Book 1) (2008)***

*Selected from the 11th annual BMOP/NEC composition contest
**Winner of the 10th annual BMOP/NEC concerto competition
***World Premiere

Gil Rose, conductor

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News and Press

[Concert Review] Boston Modern revels in conservatory connection

That rather gaudy sign in Jordan Hall reading “New England Conservatory” is intended to remind audiences of the institution where this acoustic jewel is located. Rarely is its presence so apt as during the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s annual “Boston ConNECtion” concert, recognizing the ongoing relationship between the ensemble and the school. The 11th such performance, on Saturday, was a typically substantial affair, dexterously played by the ensemble and conducted with authority by Gil Rose.

The Boston Globe Full review