8 pm concert of chamber music by Zosha Di Castri, with Ensemble Cairn
Patina (2016), for solo violin
Quartet No.1 (2016), for string quartet
Sprung Testament (2018), in three movements, for violin and piano
The Contours of Absence (2018), for double string quartet
Zosha Di Castri
Canada / United States Columbia University
Zosha Di Castri is a Canadian composer/ pianist/sound artist living in New York. She is currently the Francis Goelet Assistant Professor of Music at Columbia University. Her work (which has been per- formed in Canada, the US, South America, Asia, and Europe) extends beyond purely concert music including projects with elec- tronics, installations, and collaborations with video and dance. She has worked with such ensembles as the San Francisco Symphony, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the L.A. Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, ICE, Wet Ink, Ekmeles, the NEM, and Talea Ensemble among others.
Fritz Reiner for Center Contemporary Music; Columbia Global Centers | Paris; Department of Music, Columbia University; Columbia University Club of France; and Columbia Undergraduate Programs in Paris
This performance has been made possible through the New Music Fund, a program of FACE Foundation, with generous funding from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, Florence Gould Foundation, Fondation CHANEL, French Ministry of Culture, Institut français-Paris, and SACEM (Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique).