Past Season Highlights

2021

5, 6, 7 November 2021 Wien Modern
Michael Hersch, music
Stephanie Fleischmann, libretto
POPPAEA
Jürg Henneberger, conductor
Markus Bothe, director
Ensemble Phoenix Basel
Ah Young Hong, Poppaea
Steve Davislim, Nero
Silke Gäng, Octavia
Basel, Switzerland
Vienna, Austria
10, 12 September 2021 Zeiträume Basel: Biennale for New Music and Architecture
Michael Hersch, music
Stephanie Fleischmann, libretto
POPPAEA [World Premiere]
Jürg Henneberger, conductor
Markus Bothe, director
Ensemble Phoenix Basel
Ah Young Hong, Poppaea
Steve Davislim, Nero
Silke Gäng, Octavia
Basel, Switzerland
12 June 2021 Cairns Series
Christopher Fox: treasure [World Premiere]
Havertown, PA
16 May 2021 Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
[canceled due to the pandemic]
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Hamburg, Germany
3 May 2021 Columbia Orchestra
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Columbia, MD
 

2020

21 November 2020 Lucerne Festival
[canceled due to the pandemic]
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Lucerne, Switzerland
11-14 June 2020 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
[rescheduled due to the pandemic]
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Baltimore, MD
2 May 2020 earspace
[canceled due to the pandemic]
Nørgård: Nova Genitura and Seadrift
Bach: Kantate 82a Ich habe genug
Raleigh, NC
18 April 2020 Cantata Profana
[canceled due to the pandemic]
Hersch: On the Threshold of Winter
New York, NY
16 April 2020 Cantata Profana
[canceled due to the pandemic]
Hersch: On the Threshold of Winter
New York, NY
25-27 February 2020 Recording Project
[canceled due to the pandemic]
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
Hersch: sapped from me broken [World Premiere]
with Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Bern, Switzerland
24 February 2020 Film showing at Kino Rex
James Matthew Daniel, director
Michael Hersch: On the Threshold of Winter (2015 production)
Post film discussion with composer and soprano.
Bern, Switzerland
23 February 2020
5:00pm
Camerata Bern
Victoria Hall
Hersch: Agatha [World Premiere]
Bach: Kantate 21 and 32 (excerpts)
Lassus: Susanne un jour
Genève, Switzerland
21 February 2020
7:30pm
Camerata Bern
Casino Bern, Grosser Saal
Hersch: Agatha [World Premiere]
Bach: Kantate 21 and 32 (excerpts)
Lassus: Susanne un jour
Bern, Switzerland
14 February 2020 BBC Symphony Orchestra
Michael Hersch: the script of storms [World Premiere]
Maida Vale Studios
London, UK
29 January 2020 Seattle Symphony
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
with Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Seattle, WA
19 January 2020 Network for New Music
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
with Jacob Ashworth, violin
Philadelphia, PA
 

2019

3 December 2019
7:30pm
Spectrum New York presents
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
with Jacob Ashworth
New York, NY
12 September 2019 Blair School of Music
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
with Carolyn Huebl
Nashville, TN
10 September 2019 Blair School of Music
Works by Haas, Babbitt, Cage, MacMillan, Britten
with Mark Wait and Jacob Rhodebeck
Nashville, TN
September 2019 Residency at Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
Works by Kurtág, Haas and Babbitt
Nashville, TN
7 April 2019
7:30pm
Spectrum New York presents
Ah Young Hong in Recital

Works of Babbitt, Haas and others
Jacob Rhodebeck, piano
New York, NY
1 February 2019
7:30pm
First Friday Series at St. David's presents
Works by Brahms, Debussy and Berg
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Shirley Yoo, piano
Baltimore, MD
 

2017-2018

16 December 2018
3:00pm
New Music Crane Arts and the Icebox presents
Works of Cage, Feldman and Lassus
FLUX QUARTET
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Philadelphia, PA
3 November 2018
7:30pm
Michael Hersch: On the Threshold of Winter - a monodrama in two acts [D.C. Premiere]
directed by Ah Young Hong

Corcoran Museum of Art
Flagg Building, North Atrium Gallery
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Washington D.C.
21 June 2018 Aldeburgh Music Festival
Michael Hersch: I hope we get a chance to visit soon
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Snape Maltings, UK
15 June 2018
8:00pm
Ojai at Berkeley, Cal Performances
Michael Hersch: I hope we get a chance to visit soon
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Zellerbach Hall
Berkeley, CA
9 June 2018
2:30-3:45pm
Ojai Music Festival with Patricia Kopatchinskaja
György Kurtág: Kafka Fragments
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Ojai, CA
8 June 2018
9:00-10:15pm
Ojai Music Festival
Michael Hersch: I hope we get a chance to visit soon (World Premiere)
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Amy Yang, piano
Gary Louie, alto sax
Kiera Duffy, soprano
Tito Munoz, conductor
Members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Ojai, CA
1 February 2018 NOVA Chamber Music Series
On the Threshold of Winter - a monodrama in two acts - directed by Ah Young Hong
Salt Lake City, UT
20 January 2018
18 January 2018
Ensemble Dal Niente
On the Threshold of Winter - a monodrama in two acts - directed by Ah Young Hong
Chicago, IL
6 October 2017
4 October 2017
Residency at Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
Works by Lassus, Wolf, Berg, Barber, Corigliano, Kurtág, Shostakovich, Hersch
Nashville, TN