This guitar and piano duo will perform pieces by Olivier Messiaen, Tristan Murail, Pierre Boulez, and Maurice Ravel. Presented as part of the Music Performance Program, by the Department of Music and Maison Française.
Program :"Set 1" - Olivier Messiaen - “L’alouette Lulu” from Catalogue d’Oiseaux
Tristan Murail - Les Travaux et les Jours III
Pierre Boulez - Notations 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, and 2
"Set 2" -Olivier Messiaen - “Le Courlis Cendré” from Catalogue d’Oiseaux
Maurice Ravel - “Ondine” from Gaspard de la Nuit
Pierre Boulez - Notation 1
Dylan DelGiudice is a guitarist and composer from Long Island, New York. He is currently a senior at Columbia University, studying Music and Sociology. His music has been performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble, the Wet Ink Ensemble, the Flux Quartet Columbia New Music and countless jazz musicians that he is thankful to know. He has studied composition with George E. Lewis, Eric Wubbels and Ole Mathisen, and is currently studying guitar with Paul Bollenback. His interests are in the improvisation of everyday life and music making, which he is working to incorporate in new ways into various forms of composition. His final thesis work at Columbia is on the phenomenology of improvisation, how improvisation is experienced and incorporated into our lives. He is a programmer and former jazz head at Columbia's critically acclaimed radio station, WKCR.
Joseph Jordan (b. 1999) is a composer, pianist, and oboist from New York. He began studying the piano at age 4 and began playing the oboe and composing when he was 11. He currently attends the Columbia-Juilliard Exchange, studying oboe with Elaine Douvas. At Columbia, he has studied composition with Georg Friedrich Haas and attended seminars taught by Haas, George Lewis, Eric Wubbels, and Zosha Di Castri.
In the past few years, his music has been performed by loadbang, counter)induction, members of the International Contemporary Ensemble, and members of the Wet Ink Large Ensemble. As a composer, his influences range from French spectralism and Lachenmannian “musique concrète instrumentale” to a wide variety of freely improvised music and a blossoming scene of younger composers here in America. He has a passion for ambitious performance projects (most often in the contemporary classical realm) and improvisation, mostly on his two main instruments but occasionally on others.