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2016-2017 Season Calendar

Vireo - Episodes 6 and 8 Shoot
September 23-24, 2016
The Garrison Institute
Garrison, NY
Lisa Bielawa's opera Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser continues production of its 12 episodes. Episodes 6 and 8, shot at the Garrison Institute, feature Vireo's main cast plus members from Alarm Will Sound and the Trinity Youth Chorus, and dancer Catie Cuan.
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La Belle et la Bête with the Philip Glass Ensemble
October 7-8, 2016
Melbourne International Festival
Melbourne, Australia
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Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:30pm
Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
San Antonio, TX

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:30PM
Ruth Taylor Recital Hall, Trinity University
San Antonio, TX

SOLI Chamber Ensemble performs Lisa Bielawa's piece 50 Measures for Aaron in a program titled TOGETHER-AGAIN.
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YBCA 100 Summit
November 5, 2016
YBCA Forum
701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
Lisa Bielawa is one of 100 "listmakers" selected for a public discussion on how art and culture can create societal change.
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Contemporary Opera NYC: Talks with Artists and Producers
November 28, 2016
The Segal Theatre
The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY
Artists and producers at the forefront of the contemporary New York opera scene, including Lisa Bielawa, will present their works and discuss the radically changing landscape of the field.
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Drama/Self Pity World Premiere at Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
December 3-4, 2016
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra gives the world premiere of Lisa Bielawa's Drama/Self Pity for orchestra. Program also features pianist Emanuel Ax in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major and Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor.
Bob Carr Theater
Orlando, FL
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In Terms of Performance Launch
December 10, 2016
In Terms of Performance is a web-based keywords anthology designed to provoke discovery across artistic disciplines, produced by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia, and the Arts Research Center, University of California, Berkeley. It includes two essays by Lisa Bielawa: "Ephemerality" and "Participants." 

Violinist Rebecca Fischer: The Afield
January 6, 2016
National Sawdust
Brooklyn, NY
Violinist Rebecca Fischer performs music by Byron Au Yong, Nico Muhly, Paola Prestini, and the New York premiere of Lisa Bielawa's One Atom of Faith for violin and voice, with visuals by Anthony Hawley.
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Mason Bates’ KC Jukebox: Ravishment
January 30, 2017
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.
Lisa Bielawa sings in two of her own works, Ravishment (from Graffiti dell’Amante) and Drama/Self-Pity (from Chance Encounter), as part of Mason Bates' KC Jukebox Series. The program also features music by Gabriella Smith, Christopher Cerrone, David Hertzberg, and John Adams.
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Vivaldi’s Juditha at Carnegie Hall’s “La Serenissima” series
February 7, 2017
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
Lisa Bielawa sings in a performance of Vivaldi's Juditha, as part of Carnegie Hall’s “La Serenissima” series, also featuring TENET, the Venice Baroque Orchestra, and conductor Andrea Marcon. 

Koyaanisqatsi with the Philip Glass Ensemble
March 10, 2017
Arts Centre Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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March 12, 2017
WOMADelaide Festival
Adelaide, Australia
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Lisa Bielawa joins the Philip Glass Ensemble for two performances of Philip Glass' Koyaanisqatsi in Australia.

SONYC: String Orchestra of New York City
March 31, 2017
The Cell Theatre
New York, NY
SONYC performs Lisa Bielawa's Trojan Women, plus works by Karl Kramer, Randy Woolf, Matt Van Brink, and Benjamin Wallace.

Synchromy: vla.
April 1, 2017
Bird Studio, Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Violists Diana Wade, Jonathan Morgan, and Linnea Powell, along with non-violists Richard Valitutto and Benjamin Phelps, join Synchromy for an April Fool's Day concert of serious music for viola, including Lisa Bielawa's I don't even play the bassoon.
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SHIFT A Festival of American Orchestras: The Knights
April 1, 2017
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.
The Knights and the San Francisco Girls Chorus perform Lisa Bielawa's My Outstretched Hand, which they premiered at the NY PHIL BIENNIAL in spring 2016, plus works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis.
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The Music of Lisa Bielawa featuring ACME
April 6, 2017
National Sawdust
Brooklyn, NY
Featuring the music of Lisa Bielawa performed by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) with Bielawa as vocal soloist. Part of National Sawdust’s series curated by composer Theo Bleckmann, the program will feature Bielawa’s A Collective Cleansing (2000) for solo voice and digital audio, Graffiti Dell’amante (2010) for string quartet and soprano, Genesis Again (1998) for soprano and violin, and two arias from her episodic opera Vireo: “The Bat” and “The Dragon and the Girl.” Bielawa lovingly dedicates this concert to the memory of longtime MATA Board President, Ellen Brody Hughes.

La Belle et la Bête with the Philip Glass Ensemble
April 20, 2017
The Town Hall
New York, NY
Lisa Bielawa joins the Philip Glass Ensemble for a performance of Philip Glass' La Belle at la Bête at The Town Hall in New York City.
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SONYC: String Orchestra of New York City
April 22, 2017
Concord Community Concerts
Concord, NH
SONYC performs Lisa Bielawa's Trojan Women, Faure's Nocturne, and Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 3.

SONYC: String Orchestra of New York City
Cutting Edge Concerts
April 24, 2017
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York, NY
SONYC will perform Lisa Bielawa's Trojan Women for string orchestra as part of the Cutting Edge Concerts series at Symphony Space.

Orchestra of the League of Composers: Season Finale
May 25, 2017
Miller Theatre at Columbia University
2960 Broadway, New York, NY
Orchestra of the League of Composers performs Lisa Bielawa's Start as part of its Season Finale.

Klein Competition Semifinals and Finals
June 3 and 4, 2017
Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St, San Francisco, CA
The Klein Competition has always required applicants to perform 20th/21st Century works, to demonstrate facility in performing music of the present. This year, competitors will commission works from Lisa Bielawa and perform them as part of their repertoire at the semifinals and finals.
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Seattle Chamber Music Society: 2017 Summer Festival
July 3 & 10, 2017
Benaroya Hall, Nordstrom Recital Hall
Seattle, WA
Lisa Bielawa's music is featured on three programs at the Seattle Chamber Music Society's Summer Festival.
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