UMS Concert Program, March 15, 1990: International Presentations Of Music & Dance -- Bebe Miller And Company
Power Center For The Performing Arts Ann Arbor, Michigan
THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
American Contemporary Dance Festival
Bebe Miller and Company
Thursday Evening, March 15, 1990, at 8:00
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
BEBE MILLER Artistic Director and Choreographer
Elizabeth Caron, Nikki Castro, Renee Lemieux, Bebe Miller Scott Smith, Earnie Stevenson, Jeremy Weichsel
Tricia Pierson, Managing Director Michael Mazzola, Production Supervisor
Our working process includes individual and collective collaborative contributions to the work. My thanks to the dancers for their creative input.
Choreography: Bebe Miller Visual Design: Robert Flynt
Music: Fred Frith
Musical guests: George Cartwright, alto sax, Tom Coro, cello Lighting Design: Ken Tabachnick Costume Design: Muriel Stockdale
Performers: Elizabeth Caron, Nikki Castro, Renee Lemieux, Earnie Stevenson, Scott Smith, Jeremy Weichsel
Allies was commissioned through the combined efforts of the New England Presentors, Inc., Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the New England Foundation for the Arts, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music 1989 Next Wave Festival, with additional funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, AT&T Foundation, and Art Matters Inc. The commission fees for this composer-choreographer collaboration were made possible by a grant from Meet the Composer's ComposerChoreographer Project, a national program funded by the Ford Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts. Allies was partially developed during a residency at the Bates Dance Festival, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.
Cameras and recording devices are not allowed in the auditorium. Thirty-third Concert of the 111 th Season Special Concert
Choreography and Performance: Bebe Miller Music: "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5," by Hcitor Villa-Lobos
Additional Music: Hearn Gadbois Voices: Jay Bolotin and Rich Franko
Cellist: Robert Een
Lighting Design: Ken Tabachnick
Visual Design: Bebc Miller
Rain was commissioned in part by the Brooklyn Academy of Music 1989 Next Wave Festival.
THICK SLEEP (1989)
Choreography: Bebe Miller
Music: Lenny Pickett Lighting Design: Michael Mazzola
Costume Design: Amy Downs
Performers: Elizabeth Caron, Nikki Castro, Bebe Miller, Earnie Stevenson, Scott Smith, Jeremy Weichsel
Thick Sleep was commissioned by the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia, Dance Place in Washing?ton, D.C., and the NPN Creation Fund, a special program of the National Performance Network (NPN); additional funding from the Jerome Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and Consolidated Edison. Commission fees for this collaboration were made possible by a grant from Meet the Composer's ComposerChoreographer Project.
Touring engagements for Bebe Miller and Company are handled by Soho Booking. For information on availability and upcoming performances, contact Soho Booking, 625 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, Ann Rosenthal, Director.
Bebe Miller and Company is partially supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, AT&T Foundation, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., Jerome Foundation, Metropolitan Life Foundation, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, Philip Morris Companies Inc., and individual contributors.
Bebe Miller and Company appears under the auspices of the Foundation for Independent Artists, Inc., a non-profit, tax-exempt organization administered by Pcntacle. Pcntacle is a non-profit arts organization that provides administrative services to a variety of performing arts groups. Inquiries may be addressed to 104 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013.
97th Annual May Festival -May 9-12, 1990 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, 8:00 p.m.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Andre Prcvin, Guest Conductor and Pianist
The Festival Chorus
Hci-Kyung Hong, Soprano Richard Stilwell, Baritone Wednesday -Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F; Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 Thursday -John Harbison: Concerto for Brass Choir and Orchestra; Mahler: Symphony No. 4,
with Hei-Kyung Hong
Friday -Beethoven: Symphony No. 4; Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 Saturday --All-Brahms: "Tragic" Overture; "A German Requiem," for Chorus, Orchestra, and Soloists
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