Transient Glory, the groundbreaking new music commissioning series created in 2001 by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez for the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, returned in the fall of 2016 with six world premieres, representing a wide range of perspectives and styles from composers Mason Bates, Michael Gordon, Joan La Barbara, Jessie Montgomery, Robert Xavier Rodriguez, and Charles Wuorinen.
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Special thanks to Howard Gilman Foundation, ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund, Alice Ditson Fund of Columbia University, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music and Amphion Foundation for their generous support of Transient Glory. The program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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[THE NEW YORK TIMES] REVIEW: FOR THIS YOUNG CHORUS, IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY FOR SIX WORLD PREMIERES
November 7, 2016
THE CLASSICAL ARTS] YOUNG PEOPLE’S CHORUS PREMIERES NEW WORKS OF ‘TRANSIENT GLORY’ ON NOVEMBER 4 & 6
November 1, 2016
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN’S 5 QUESTIONS TO FRANCISCO NÚÑEZ October 18, 2016
October 18, 2016