On January 23 the Molinari Quartet gave the world premiere of String Quartet No. 3 in Montreal, at a concert commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Music Centre. In December they performed the piece in Winnipeg and Montreal.
On October 23, 2005, three of the composer’s Preludes for piano were given their New York premiere by Peter Vinograde The concert took place at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church as part of the Saint Andrew Music Society 2005-2006 Concert Series.
On June 19th the Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez presented the Mexican premiere of String Quartet No. 4. The Arcano Quartet performed the work in the Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City.
On June 19the Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez presented the Mexican premiere of Six Poems of Novica Tadić. Juan Trigos conducted the Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes with soprano María Lusia Tomez as soloist. The performance took place in the Auditorio Silvestre Revueltas, Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Mexico City.
On May 30 the Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez will present the world premiere of Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, with soloist Alejandro Escuer. The performance will take place in the Blas Galindo concert hall in the Centro Nacional de las Artes in Mexico City.
In February, bass clarinetist Fernando Dominguez performed . . . of the rolling worlds on a concert sponsored by the Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras.
At the end of May the Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez will feature performances of Como un cielo caído by the Onix Ensemble (world premiere) and of El Viento Helado by the Mexico City Woodwind Quintet (world premiere – revised version).
On Tuesday, March 20, Oleg Pokhanovski and Mikhail Pokhanovski performed the Duos for Violin and Viola on a concert presented by GroundSwell. The concert took place at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.
On May 27 I will be in Mexico City for the Mexico City Woodwind Quintet’s performance ofAway, Tear Away on the Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez.