“Vegetative States” with The Avian Orchestra

September 26, 2011
8:00 pmto10:00 pm

The Avian Orchestra returned this fall with a lush new program of music about plants. World premieres from Bret BatteyMax DuykersPeter Flint, and Jonathan Newman as well as new arrangements for the group by Michael Gandolfi from his acclaimed symphony The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. The orchestra performinged against a backdrop of video created by the composers with other collaborators. An evening of fun, progressive, and approachable new music with something for everyone. 

September 24, 2011, 8:00pm

The Barn at Flint Woods
205 Center Meeting Road
Greenville, Delaware

September 26, 2011, 8:00pm

The Cell
338 W. 23rd Street (bet. 8th and 9th Avenues)
New York, NY

Bret Battey-Clonal Colonies preview from Peter Flint/Avian Orchestra on Vimeo.

Program to include:

Bret Battey – Clonal Colonies (2011) world premiere
Max Duykers – Arborescence (2011) world premiere
Peter Flint – Extending Tendrils (2011) world premiere
Michael Gandolfi – Two Arrangements from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation (2011) world premiere
Jonathan Newman – These Inflected Tentacles (2011) world premiere


The Avian Orchestra is:

Ann Sterman, flute
Andrew Sterman, woodwinds
Cyrus Beroukhim, violin
Arash Amini, cello
Blair McMillen, piano
Chris Nappi, percussion
Peter Flint, accordion