BMOP Performs Free Concert
April 14, 2013
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, presents the highly anticipated 16th annual Boston ConNECtion concert. As New England Conservatory’s (NEC) affiliate orchestra for new music, BMOP highlights music by both current and former NEC faculty composers, as well as performances by selected BMOP/NEC competition winners. This year’s program features the New England premiere of The Nature of Light by NEC faculty member Michael Gandolfi, as well as two works by NEC’s Composition Department Master Composer-in-Residence Oliver Knussen – Music for a Puppet Court and Symphony No. 2, and a performance by harpist Krysten Keches, winner of the 2012-13 BMOP/NEC Concerto Competition in Alberto Ginastera’s Harp Concerto.