FREE | No Ticket Required
Beer Tasting begins at 7:00pm // Reading session begins at 7:30pm
FROM THE COMPOSER’S IMAGINATION TO THE CONCERT HALL | FROM THE BREWER’S RECIPE TO THE TAPROOM.
Watch as 12 emerging composers have their newest works performed for the first time. David Alan Miller, composer Christopher Theofanidis, and musicians of the Albany Symphony guide each new voice through the challenges of composing in the 21st century. In between the readings, audience members can sample beers, including new brews inspired by the Festival, from Back Barn Brewing Co., Browns Brewing Co., and Wolf Hollow Brewing Co.
Aiyana Braun – Untitled
Erin Busch – Liminal Space
JunYi Chow – To the Night
Daniel De Togni – Fireworks
Theodore Haber – Scattered Flashcards
Aaron Houston – Midway to Midtown
Katie Madonna Lee – Disco Demolition
Jesus Martinez – The Heart of the Question
Brendan McMullen – Dynamic Checkerboard
Sameer Ramchandran – Le jardin des ombres (The Garden of Shadows)
Matthew Schreibeis – Unite in Song
Lawren Brianna Ware – Winds of Change
SAVOR THE EXPERIENCE WITH A REFRESHING BEER
In between the readings, meet and toast the composers at a private happy hour and sample beers from local craft breweries, including new brews inspired by the Festival.