The voiceviolin / violinvoice duo NINAMARINA performs on the Lucerne Festival Alumni Showcase. NinaMarina is comprised of Nina Dante and Marina Kifferstein. Their work together flows out of a shared background in new classical music and experimental impulses.
The Frequency Series presents Fonema Consort and Ursa Ensemble as they join forces to present Cassandra Miller’s Bel canto, a time-melting sonic portrait of Maria Callas’ voice throughout her career. Fonema Consort will also performed beloved works by Juan Campoverde and Ivan Sparrow, as well as a new work by Nina Dante. Ursa Ensemble will close the evening with Jean Cras’ string trio.
The Brackish series presents NINAMARINA and Siesta. NinaMarina is a voiceviolin+violinvoice duo comprised of Nina Dante and Marina Kifferstein. Their work together flows out of a shared background in new classical music and experimental impulses. S I E S T A A A A / Makes a great excuse to go to the beach / Takes a seat on the train just to read from the next person’s book / Is great for laying down on a couch on the street for a minute / Sounds like dozing off and waking up at the last stop. (Jean Carla Rodea, Vered Engelhard, Ana Rivera)
Roulette presents the premiere of Mary Prescott’s song cycle for three vocalists and ensemble, Songs Between Life and Death. Ft. Vocalists Nina Dante, Ariadne Greif, and Sera Serpa; instrumentalists Nick Dunston (bass), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) and Mary Prescott (piano).
Fonema Consort give the world premieres of works by Columbia University composers at Symphony Space.
De Construkt presents the latest installation of Home Audio. Vocalist Nina Dante and guitarist Matteo Liberatore unite classical training and experimental aesthetics in their improvisational work together. The evening also features performances by cellist/vocalist Ethan Philbrick, violin duo Du.0, and performance artist(s) OM. RSVP on Artery, $10-$20.
The University of Florida presents Nina Dante (voice), Dalia Chin (flute), and Kathryn Schulmeister (bass) of Fonema Consort in a concert of works featuring the premiere of sections of visionary Mexican composer Julio Estrada’s newest work, Yuunohui’sa. Additionally featuring the world premieres of works by University of Florida faculty.
New Music Miami presents Nina Dante (voice), Dalia Chin (flute), and Kathryn Schulmeister (bass) of Fonema Consort in a program that features the premiere of sections of visionary Mexican composer Julio Estrada’s newest work, Yuunohui’sa. Pre-concert talk at 7:00pm, music at 7:30pm. Works by Katherine Balch, Pablo Chin (premiere), Julio Estrada, Louis Goldford (premiere), Stratis Minakakis, and Irene Quero.
On Friday March 22nd, you are invited inside the head of composer Bethany Younge. You will be TRANSPORTED BY A STRANGE BEAUTY. You will be EXCITEDLY DISORIENTED. You will experience the balance of RISK AND STUDIED PURPOSE.
Live performances by flutist Laura Cocks and soprano Nina Dante playing works written for them by Younge (Oxygen and Reality, ALAMARGO); a screened performance of Fonema Consort performing Bodyscape; a performance by Bethany Younge herself; and concluding with Yourselves playing the role of a hoard of Bethanies in her work for leader and crowd, If I am here than surely we’d know it. And of course, there will be discussion.
The voice and flute duo comprised of Nina Dante and Dalia Chin performs solos and duos on the New England Conservatory Faculty Recital of composers Stratis Minakakis and Bert van Herck, ft. the works premiere of Minakakis’ duo Cassandra Fragments.
Cellist Okkyung Lee and Nina Dante play duo at the Peter Freeman Gallery in Soho.
Elastic Arts presents Fonema Consort’s “The unknown, my flaws, your building…” ft. works inspired by Latin American creators. World premieres by Pablo Chin and Fernanda Aoki Navarro; and ft. Richard Barrett’s Coïgitum and Tiffany Skidmore’s no stars.
The Poetry Foundation and the Experimental Sound Studio presents Fonema Consort in a lecture-concert on the topic of the relationship between poetry and music in new music. Discussion led by composers Pablo Chin and Fernanda Aoki Navarro, and performers Nina Dante and Jonathan Thompson.
The Brandon Lopez Quartet (Nina Dante, voice; Michael Foster, saxophone; Brandon Lopez, bass; Lucie Viitkova, accordion and sound) premieres Lopez’ composition Malediction as part of his 2018 Issue Project Room residency.