échappé [ay-sha-PAY]


  • in music: an escape tone.

  • in French: the past participle of échapper, to break away.

  • in dance: a classical ballet term meaning "slipping movement"


2019-2020 Season Dates:

Italian Academy Residency

Concert 1: Convergences

February 19, 2020 | 7:30pm

Christopher Trapani: Convergence Lines

Isabel Mundry: Dufay Bearbeitungen

Elliott Carter: Tempo e tempi

Concert 2: The Truth Is Curved

March 4, 2020 | 7:30pm

with guest Blythe Gaissert

Tania León: One Mo' Time

Luciano Berio: Folk Songs

Caterina di Cecca: La vèrita ricurva

Lembit Beecher: Three Immigrant Songs

New Opera Premiere by Jonathan Dawe: Being Ariodante

April 29 & 30, 2020 | 7pm

American Academy of Arts and Letters Guest Ensemble

An Afternoon of Music and Art

March 22, 2020 | 3pm

Stacy Garrop: Postcards from Wyoming

John Musto: Sonata for cello and piano

David Fulmer: Sky's Acetylene

Wynton Marsalis: Suite from 'The Fiddler's Tale'