The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture proudly presents composer and musician Matt Van Brink in concert, with internationally acclaimed soprano Fotini Samara. This will be the first performance of “Kiss The Stars Goodnight” in Greece.
Matt Van Brink with Fotini Samara
“Kiss The Stars Goodnight”
Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
August 2nd, 2011
About Matt Van Brink
MATT VAN BRINK is a composer, lyricist, pianist and accordionist. He is on the piano and composition faculty at Concordia Conservatory (Bronxville, New York), which has commissioned and given the premieres of many new works of chamber music and musical theater for its student performers. He has also been commissioned by San Francisco Choral Artists, Collage New Music, New York Youth Symphony, Celebrity Series of Boston, and Lara St. John, and his compositions and arrangements are published by Schott Music, Tenuto Publications, and earthsongs. Van Brink studied at Indiana University and Boston University, where he earned a doctorate. He lives in Brooklyn.
The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture is happy to announce the concert Ionian Lapsus – Rituals of the dark and the light performed by Composer and Piano Soloist Matteo Ramon Arevalos, with video projections by artist Chiara Zenzani.
Date: Saturday, 6th August 2011
Piano: Matteo Ramon Arevalos
Video Projections: Chiara Zenzani.
Loutra Photos (2004), for piano
– Lento recitativo
– Allegro, Lento recitativo
Caretta Caretta, for piano and video projection (2011)
– Allegro (from the sea…..)
– Lento (spawning)
– Prestissimo volando (…..to the sea)
Vivo Marcia Fantasia (2001), for piano
– Vivo – Poco meno mosso – Meno mosso – Marcia Fantasia: Lento – Vivo – Poco meno mosso – Meno mosso – Lento
Nocturne 1996 (1996/2006), for piano
– Grave – Andantino – Maestoso – Andantino – Grave –
Looking in the dark there is always something (2011)
Video projection with original music for piano
Rituel (2010), for piano
– Alap (Lento)
– Jod (Moderato)
– Drut (Presto)