Dogs of Desire

  • EMPAC @ RPI 110 8th Street Troy, NY 12180

David Alan Miller, Conductor

The power of a rock band, the sophistication of a classical chamber orchestra: Dogs of Desire performs new works by America's best young composers, exploring all that is wild and wonderful in American pop culture, with dazzling multimedia works and freewheeling, fabulous creations and collaborations.

This year's performance will feature recent works by Sleeping Giant composers Ted Hearne and Jacob Cooper as well as three world premieres by Rob Honstein, Conor Brown, and the amazing Brazilian-American composer, Clarice Assad.

Commissioned by GE Renewable Energy in partnership with the Albany Symphony, Assad's new work will explore the ethereal power of the wind and feature Clarice Assad and percussionist Keita Ogawa as soloists.

As part of her research, Clarice Assad was invited by GE to climb an active windmill in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 

As part of her research, Clarice Assad was invited by GE to climb an active windmill in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 

Generous funding for this concert, provided by: