The Phall of the Singer 10/22

Reiko Füting

October 22, 2015. 6PM The German Consulate. 871 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY. The performance, conceived by Michael Grossmann, investigates the possibility of a combination of reading and concert, of theatrical and musical performance. The texts by Euripides, Goethe, … Continue reading

Performance for Juilliard MAP Program – 10/24

Lincoln Center

Longleash is presenting an interactive performance for Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program as part of Beyond the Studio & Practice Room, a series designed to expose their young students to the lives and careers of professional musicians.  

Composition Forum at Manhattan School of Music

Manhattan School of Music

Longleash will be returning to the Composition Forum at Manhattan School of Music to work with student composers, reading and discussing their new works for piano trio.

Longleash/Bearthoven 9/27

Poster by Longleash

September 27, 2015. 7 PM. ShapeShifter Lab. 18 Whitwell Pl. Brooklyn, NY Longleash teams up with fellow Brooklynites Bearthoven (piano, bass, percussion). Longleash Set Brontal Symmetry – Scott Wollschleger Passing Through, Staying Put – Christopher Trapani Il colore dell’ombra – … Continue reading

The Loretto Project 8/11-8/16

Little Loretto, by Courtois of Malines, circa 1815

The Loretto Project (August 11-15) is a celebration of adventurous new music at the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, KY. The project includes a composition seminar led by Composer-In-Residence NILS VIGELAND, a public masterclass with MARC SATTERWHITE, 3 public performances, and a composition commission. Longleash (piano trio) will … Continue reading

The Charles Ives Tunebook 6/30/15

Dempsey and Firpo by George Bellows (1882-1925

June 30th, 2015. 7:00 PM Parish Hall. Canterbury, NH Longleash presents an interactive performance exploring Charles Ives’s Trio, and the various hymns, marching band numbers, fiddle tunes, and popular songs that Ives quotes.

Artists in Residence @ pianoSonoma 7/25-8/9

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July 25 – August 9, 2015 Weill Hall, Green Music Center. Sonoma, CA As Artists in Residence for the 2015 pianoSonoma Festival, LONGLEASH will perform works from our repertoire, as well as coach and collaborate with pianoSonoma participants and fellow … Continue reading

Recent Works 5/18/15

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May 18th, 2015. 8:00 PM Benzaquen Hall. The DiMenna Center. 450 W 37th St. $10 Advance Purchase. $15 At the door.   PROGRAM Sai Ballare? – Lisa Streich* ver_flies_sen – Yukiko Watanabe* Passing Through, Staying Put – Christopher Trapani Il colore … Continue reading

Character Pieces 3/22/15

Fawn by Kiki Smith

March 22, 2015. 2PM South Huntington Library 45 Pidgeon Hill Rd. Huntington, NY During the Romantic Era, the Character Piece was a delightful genre of great popularity. Short imaginative works, Character Pieces presented a single mood, often connected to the … Continue reading

Renate Rohlfing

Renate Rohlfing, piano

    Pianist RENATE ROHLFING is rapidly garnering a name as one of her generation’s most versatile and accomplished collaborative pianists. Equally comfortable in instrumental and vocal music, Ms. Rohlfing has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals and … Continue reading

Ins Licht

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Ins Licht opens with an explosive, stark unison on C between cello and piano. The cello plays extremely close to the bridge, fracturing the note into continuously fluctuating overtones. The piano’s C dissipates naturally over the 19 bars it is … Continue reading

4 Questions for Scott Wollschleger

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I was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1980. My earliest artistic impressions were images of Ronald Reagan and the sounds of 80’s television programs. My teenage love affair with Paula Abdul and Led Zeppelin abruptly ended when I discovered Beethoven, … Continue reading