Connecticut Summerfest Artist Residency Showcase Concert

Saturday @ 8:00 pm

West Hartford, CT

Gig Details


Venue Details

Hartt School of Music 200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Connecticut Summerfest is a weeklong contemporary music festival for the education and career advancement of emerging composers and performers. The festival is comprised of seminars, lessons, rehearsals, and recording sessions for participants, as well as a free concert series open to the public, featuring our ensembles-in-residence and new works by participant composers!

As the artist-in-residence, Akropolis will give a showcase concert with the following program:

Mandragora (2017) Michael Lesniak (b. 1995)

Geryoneïs (2017) Joshua Harris (b. 1977) I. Geryon (tutti)
II. Meanwhile He Came (bassoon)
III. Geryon’s Parents (clarinet and saxophone) IV. Geryon’s Death Begins (bass clarinet)
V. Geryon’s Reversible Destiny (English horn)
VI. Meanwhile in Heaven (tutti)
VII. Geryon’s Weekend (tutti)
VIII. Geryon’s Father (bass clarinet and bassoon) IX. Geryon’s War Record (saxophone)
X. Schooling (clarinet)
XI. Right (oboe and clarinet)
XII. Wings (saxophone)
XIII. Herakles Killing Club (bassoon)
XIV. Herakles Arrow (bass clarinet)
XV. Total Things Known About Geryon (tutti)
XVI. Geryon’s End (tutti)

Refraction (2015) David Biedenbender (b. 1984)
I. Death Metal ChickenII. Kyrie for Machaut and Pärt III. Goat Rodeo


Point Blank (2018) Logan Rutledge (b. 1993)

Sorrow and Celebration (2015) John Steinmetz (b. 1951)for Reed Quintet and Audience