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2018-19: A Season of Song

Season Opener: Song Offerings

5:00 PM | Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Italian Academy - Teatro

1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, United States


Ensemble Échappé's 4th season revolves around the use of voice and text within chamber music and sinfonietta repertoire, Join us at the Italian Academy for our season opening concert featuring guest soprano Charlotte Mundy and the musicians of EÉ conducted by Benjamin Grow.



               $25 / $15 students (at the door)

               $20 / $10 students (advanced sale through10/27/18, 11:59pm)


HARVEY - Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco

HARVEY - Song Offerings

XENAKIS - Akanthos

GÖNCÜ - dimINNUENDO (NY premiere)

SAARIAHO - Lichtbogen


8:00 PM | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Cary Hall

450 West 37th Street, New York, NY


NYC based new music sinfonietta Ensemble Échappé, led by conductor Ben Grow, pairs up with guest soprano Alice Teyssier to present a set of 21st century large ensemble works programmed around Claude Vivier sonically captivating 1981 masterpiece, the love song Bouchara.



               $25 / $15 students (at the door)

               $20 / $10 students (advanced sale through05/13/19, 11:59pm)

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Selim Göncü - Post Pandemonium

Aaron Helgeson - Notes on a page (of Sappho), ft. Alice Teyssier

Takuma Itoh - Arrow of Time

Tina Tallon - Sear

Claude Vivier - Bouchara, ft. Alice Teyssier

Reaching for the Distant
Sam Jones (trumpet) & Han Chen (piano)

Ensemble Échappé Spotlight Performances

8:00 PM | Tuesday, May 17, 2019


679 Hart Street, #1B, New York, NY 11221


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$25 General / $10 students


Antoine TisneHeraldiques, for trumpet and piano

Sergei ProkofievPiano Sonata #8, 1. Andante dolce

Meng WangAll the best times I can remember*, for solo trumpet

Sofia GubaidulinaSong Without Words, for trumpet and piano


— short pause — 

Han ChenTakashi III*, for trumpet and piano

Sergei ProkovievPiano Sonata #8, 2. Andante sognando

Liza LimWild winged-one, for solo C cornet with Whacky Whistle

Louis KarchinPostlude*, for trumpet and piano

Sergei ProkovievPiano Sonata #8, 3: Vivace

Alexander GlazunovAlbum Leaf, for trumpet and piano


*World premiere

Pop-Up, Miller Theatre debut
6 PM | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway (@116th), New York, NY 

Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today’s most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre's Pop-Ups Concerts series on select Tuesday evenings.


The NYC-based Ensemble Échappé makes their Miller debut with a program highlighting their focus on collaboration with living composers, including a world premiere by their composer-in-residence, Selim Göncü. In a chamber music configuration for this performance, their commitment to virtuosity in the contemporary concert experience will be on full display.


All concerts start at 6 p.m. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, and doors open at 5:30 p.m. No tickets required. Come early to guarantee your seats onstage.



Nina C. Young - l'heure bleue

Sean Shepherd - the birds are nervous, the birds have scattered

Katherine Balch - Music About Glowworms

David Serkin Ludwig - Flowers in the Desert

Selim Göncü - Widerklang II   *world premiere

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