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Archive of Past Performances (selected)

this list documents my activites as a performer, and does not include performances of my compositions given by other performers

1999

May 2
Bang on a Can Marathon
Three Lai, by Christopher Adler
with Christopher Adler, khaen, Todd Reynolds, violin, Ralph Farris, viola
Henry Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

November 19
Western/Asian Hybridity in Art Music Composition
Compositions for solo khaen and Three Body Problem
Christopher Adler, khaen with Jonathan Kramer, cello
Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference, Austin, TX

2000

October 28
Lineamenta, by Christopher Adler
The Seattle Creative Orchestra
with Christopher Adler, ranaat ek (Thai xylophone)
Seattle, WA

2001

February 10
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2001)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
University of California, San Diego

March 3
Musical Impressions of Nature
Etudes pour piano (v. Arc-en-Ciel, viii. Fem), by Gyorgy Ligeti
Etudes Australes (I:1), by John Cage
Petites Esquisses d'Oiseaux (ii., iv.), by Olivier Messiaen
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

March 10
Bear Woman Dances, by Christopher Adler
Bear Woman and Other Dances, performance by Hyun-mi Cho and company
Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

April 21
Three Body Problem, by Christopher Adler
Christopher Adler, khaen and Hugh Livingston, cello
Blurring Boundaries: Confluences in New Musics of the Pacific Rim, University of California San Diego

September 29
Metal with Reeds …. Reeds of Metal
solo khaen performances (with Alan Lechusza, saxophones)
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

October 9
Nathan Hubbard's Skeleton Key Orchestra
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
San Diego City College

October 10
Nathan Hubbard's Skeleton Key Orchestra
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
San Diego State University

October 27
Metal with Reeds …. Reeds of Metal
solo khaen performances (with Alan Lechusza, saxophones)
University of California, San Diego

November 15
Circles and Octagons
Duo improvisation with Christopher Adler, piano, and Nathan Hubbard, percussion
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

December 16
Metal with Reeds …. Reeds of Metal
solo khaen performances (with Alan Lechusza, saxophones)
Galoka Jazz Scene, La Jolla, CA

2002

January 26
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2002)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
University of California, San Diego

February 6
Metal with Reeds …. Reeds of Metal
solo khaen performances (with Alan Lechusza, saxophones)
University of California Riverside

February 24 (noon)
I Want to Believe, by Christopher Adler
The Underwear Conspiracy, by Alan Lechusza
Certain Parts, by Nathan Hubbard
Alan Lechusza, woodwinds, Nathan Hubbard, percussion, Christopher Adler, piano
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

February 24 (evening)
I Want to Believe, by Christopher Adler
The Underwear Conspiracy, by Alan Lechusza
Certain Parts, by Nathan Hubbard
Alan Lechusza, woodwinds, Nathan Hubbard, percussion, Christopher Adler, piano
Galoka Jazz Scene, La Jolla, CA

March 1
Metal with Reeds …. Reeds of Metal
solo khaen performances (with Alan Lechusza, saxophones)
Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Preview in the SFWeekly by Sam Prestianni

April 6
NOISE at the Library
Hout, by Louis Andriessen
The Tiger's Mind, by Cornelius Cardew
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

April 10
MATA Festival
the wind blows inside, by Christopher Adler
for solo khaen
Angle Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY

October 20
NOISE at the Library
Trio, by Ned Rorem
Xylophone ragtime compositions by G. H. Green
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

November 17
Alan Lechusza (woodwinds), Christopher Adler (piano), Christopher Garcia (drums and percussion)
Improvised performance at ROCCO, Los Angeles, CA

2003

February 1
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2003)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
University of California, San Diego

April 4
Free Reeds of Asia and Rare Chinese Instruments
compositions for solo khaen
City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY

October 19
NOISE at the Library
Kreuzspiel Nr. 1/7, by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Four Pieces, Op. 7, by Anton Webern
Quartet, Op. 22, by Anton Webern
Best Served Cold, by David Lipten
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

2004

January 11
NOISE at the Library
Cendres, by Kaija Saariaho
Drei Kleine Stucke, Op. 11, by Anton Webern
Exercises, by Christian Wolff
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

January 12
Cendres, by Kaija Saariaho
Drei Kleine Stucke, Op. 11, by Anton Webern
NOISE Ensemble
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

January 14
Cendres, by Kaija Saariaho
Drei Kleine Stucke, Op. 11, by Anton Webern
NOISE Ensemble
CCRMA, Stanford University

February 19 and 20
New American Music for Solo Piano
Among Red Mountains, by John Luther Adams (his performance archive)
As the Rain Comes, by Alan Lechusza
Bear Woman Dances, by Christopher Adler
Pondok (i. Fragrant Forest), by Evan Ziporyn
Best Served Cold, by David Lipten
Pananampalataya, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
Spoon and Spatula, by Gustavo Aguilar
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

February 27
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2004)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
University of California, San Diego

February 28
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2004)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
Los Angeles Harbor College (Lira Productions)

March 7
Bear Woman Dances (i.), by Christopher Adler
Among Red Mountains, by John Luther Adams (his performance archive)
The Rite of Spring, for piano four hands, by Igor Stravinsky
Kay Etheridge and Christopher Adler, pianos
San Diego Public Library

March 16
Sacred Music for Piano
Misang Walang Salita (Mass without Words), by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
Now is your only chance, by H. James Harkins
Among Red Mountains, by John Luther Adams
Petites Esquisses d'Oiseaux (ii., iv.), by Olivier Messiaen
Christopher Adler and Sidney Marquez Boquiren, pianos, and H. James Harkins, electronics
University of Pennsylvania Humanities Forum, Philadelphia, PA
Press release

April 1
Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, by Bela Bartok
The Rite of Spring, for piano four-hands, by Igor Stravinsky
Christopher Adler and Kay Etheridge, pianos
Steven Schick and Gustavo Aguilar, percussion
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

April 18
NOISE at the Library
Bear Woman Dances (iii.), by Christopher Adler
Petites Esquisses d'Oiseaux (ii., iv.), by Olivier Messiaen
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

June 9
La noche de la Iguana, by Alan Lechusza
large ensemble with Christopher Adler, piano
University of California, San Diego

September 26
Epilogue for a Dark Day CD Release Party
the wind blows inside and Epilogue for a Dark Day, by Christopher Adler
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

October 17
NOISE at the Library
Coming Together, by Frederic Rzewski
Kawagiri: Rivermist in Summer, by David Loeb(world premiere, solo for khaen)
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

November 18
Acoustical Society of America Meeting
solo khaen performance of traditional and original music
San Diego, CA

December 18
New Sounds Downtown
solo khaen performance of traditional and original music
Voz Alta Gallery, San Diego, CA

2005

January 16
NOISE at the Library
Why Patterns?, by Morton Feldman
Quatuor pour le fin du temps, by Olivier Messiaen
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

Feburary 3
Gustavo Aguilar's The Last Stop
large improvising ensemble with Christopher Adler, piano
San Diego, CA

March 26
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2005)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
Los Angeles Harbor College (Lira Productions)

April 1
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2005)
improvising large ensemble
with Christopher Adler, conductor
Dizzy's, San Diego, CA

April 21
Best Served Cold, by David Lipten
guest pianist with pulsoptional
Durham, NC

May 1
NOISE at the Library
Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale), by George Crumb
Missa cum Jubilo, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren (world premiere)
Gathering, by Paul Nauert (world premiere)
Praxis, by David Cope (premiere of new version)
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

May 4, 2005
UCSC Pacific Rim Festival
Gathering, by Paul Nauert
Praxis, by David Cope
NOISE ensemble
Santa Cruz, CA

October 23
NOISE at the Library
Macula Lutea, by Rosalind Page
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

2006

January 22
NOISE at the Library
a.r., by Iannis Xenakis
Music in Fifths, by Philip Glass
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

February 10
The Christopher Adler Trio "Reunion"
University of San Diego

February 13
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2006)
improvising small ensemble with
the Christopher Adler Trio
UCSD

March 2
Alan Lechusza's Side A/Side B (2006)
improvising small ensemble with
the Christopher Adler Trio
Dizzy's, San Diego

April 2
NOISE at the Library
Three Friends of Winter, by David Loeb (world premiere)
Red Arc / Blue Veil, by John Luther Adams
Paille in the Wind, by Iannis Xenakis
9 Haiku, by Michael Fiday
NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

May 5
Gunther's Grass (with Marcelo Radulovich and Scott Walton)
Trummerflora Spring Reverb Festival
Museum of Making Music
Carlsbad, CA

August 8
Gunther's Grass (with Marcelo Radulovich and Scott Walton)
Rubble 2 release party
The Casbah, San Diego

November 7
The Alan Lechusza / Christopher Duo
featuring composed and improvised music by Adler and Lechusza, including I Want to Believe
Faculty Recital, University of San Diego

2007

January 28
NOISE at the Library "Invocations and Evocations"
Speak At-Man! and Fragrant Forest, by Evan Ziporyn
Notebook, by Stuart Saunders Smith
December, 1952, by Earle Brown
Inlets, by John Cage
Bell Set No. 1, by Michael Nyman
Church Car, by Charles Amirkhanian

NOISE ensemble
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA

February 15-17
NOISE in residence at the University of Wisconsin
Performances of graduate student compositions
Bear Woman Dances iii., by Christopher Adler
Speak At-Man!, by Evan Ziporyn
Music in Fifths, by Philip Glass
Notebook, by Stuart Saunders Smith

April 4
Contemporary Thai Music / Christopher Adler / Wong Krajaukthet
with Speena Insee Adler, Aitdhaya Hongthong, Sidney Marquez Boquiren, Carmel Raz (violin), Chia-Ying Hsu (viola), Robert Dillon (percussion), and Geoffrey Deibel (saxophone)
Song for a Form Carved by Water, Three Lai, Telemetry Lock II and Signals Intelligence (solo), by Christopher Adler
Pananampalataya, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
Thai works Jin Khim Yai, Jin Khim Lek, Lao Duang Deuan, and Lao Duang Dauk Mai Auk Sum Lao Phaen
Chicago Cultural Center, Cassidy Theater

April 6
Soundfield Transonic Series
Epilogue for a Dark Day and String Quartet, by Christopher Adler
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

April 26
The Alan Lechusza / Christopher Adler Duo meets Scott Walton, contrabass
University of San Diego

April 28
Trummerflora's Spring Reverb Festival
Gunther's Grass (with Charles Curtis, cello and Scott Walton, contrabass)
Kava Lounge, San Diego

June 13-16
the soundON Festival of Modern Music, featuring NOISE
The Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA
including Petit Hommage à Jehan Alain and Iris, by Christopher Adler
Magnify, by Moiya Callahan
Blurred, by Bill Ryan
Stride, by Jerod Sommerfeldt
Ghosts of the Evening Tides, by Joseph Waters
Crippled Symmetry, by Morton Feldman
The Chord Catalogue, by Tom Johnson
Bell Set No.1, by Michael Nyman
Eunoia: Chapter I, for Dick Higgins, by Christian Bök
Snare Drum for Camus, by Joseph Celli
Church Car, by Charles Amirkhanian
Music for Pieces of Wood, by Steve Reich
Snowprints, by Matthew Burtner
angel music, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren (world premiere)
Four, by Edward Top (world premiere)
In C, by Terry Riley

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007
The Alan Lechusza Ensemble
Los Angeles Harbor College (LIRA Productions)

2008

February, 9, 2008
Christopher Adler in residence at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Performing Telemetry Lock, Karin by David Loeb (world premiere) and Red Arc / Blue Veil by John Luther Adams

March 30, 2008
Switchboard Festival (Switchboard Festival)
San Francisco, CA
Khaen solos and Wong Krajauk Thet, including Epilogue for a Dark Day and Five Cycles

April 5, 2008
Chia-Ying Hsu, viola and electric violin, in recital at the University of San Diego
Performed Three Lai and Windwork, by Christopher Burns

May 21 and 28, 2008
Syngery@HOME features ColinMcAllister and Christopher Adler
Performed I Want to Believe, and works by Amirkhanian, Ziporyn, and Karin by David Loeb

June 19-21, 2008
soundON Festival of Modern Music
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
performed
Ecstatic Volutions in a Neon Haze, by Christopher Adler
I Want to Believe, by Christopher Adler
Karin: A forest of Verses, by David Loeb
Rain, Sea and Sky, by Madelyn Byrne (world premiere)
Travelogues, by David Loeb (world premiere)
Piece for Flute and Piano, by Seth Wrightington (world premiere)
Windwork, by Christopher Burns (watch the video on youtube)
Tre Contrappunti coreografici, by Alfio Fazio (world premiere)
Iluminaciones, by Juan Campoverde Q.
with both eyes, by Ingrid Stolzel (world premiere)

September 14, 2008
Gunther's Grass
Other Ideas @ Kava Gallery, San Diego

November 6, 2008
Radical Piano I: Faculty Recital
with special guest Lisa Cella, flute
Toxic Skies, by Carmel Raz
Stems, by Alex Mincek
Flight, by Stuart Saunders Smith
Windwork, by Christopher Burns
Notebook (solo version), by Stuart Saunders Smith, arranged by Christopher Adler
Piece for Flute and Piano, by Seth Wrightington
University of San Diego

November 13, 2008
NOISE: Colin McAllister, guitar, and Christopher Adler, piano
I Want to Believe, by Christopher Adler
Stems, by Alex Mincek
Notebook (solo version), by Stuart Saunders Smith, arranged by Christopher Adler
Church Car, by Charles Amirkhanian
Palomar College

November 13, 2008
Radical Piano II: Faculty Recital
Tom Johnson, The Chord Catalogue
University of San Diego

December 6, 2008
The Adler / Burtner Wired Encounter
Matthew Burtner, saxophone, metasax, computers, and Christopher Adler piano
MUSE Creative Workspace, Richmond, VA

2009

January 16 , 2009
Alan Lechusza / Christopher Adler / Colin McAllister
performing compositions by Alan Lechusza and Christopher Adler
Washington Composers Forum
, Seattle, WA

March 26, 2009
Delenda Est Carthago
the world premiere of Mastodon and compositions by Alan Lechusza, with a heavy dose of improvisation
at New Sounds Downtown, San Diego, CA

April 7, 2009
Delenda Est Carthago
Mastodon and compositions by Alan Lechusza, with a heavy dose of improvisation
University of San Diego

June 18-20, 2009
soundON Festival of Modern Music
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
performed
Flight, by Stuart Saunders Smith
Notebook, by Stuart Saunders Smith
Triangulation, by Christopher Burns
Stems, by Alex Mincek
Resolution, by Christopher Burns
Geworfenheit, by Nathan Brock
Trio, by Jeff Herriott
Notebook, by Stunart Saunders Smith

August 12, 2009
Christopher Adler in residence at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, National University of Singapore
performed Five Cycles, the wind blows inside, Three Lai, String Quartet (iii), and Thao

2010

February 25, 2010
014442103231320, faculty piano recital
Aires (C, S, W and P), by Juan Campoverde Q.
Tilework and Counting Keys (i.-iv.), by Tom Johnson
Carillon and Homophonic Construction on Notes by O. Messiaen, by Christopher Adler
University of San Diego

March 6, 2010
repeat of 014442103231320, faculty piano recital
Avant Studios, Encinitas, CA

June 17-19, 2010
The fourth annual soundON Festival of Modern Music
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
performed:
Shades of Raindrops, by Sungji Hong
Mnésique, by Nicolas Tzortzis
Trace II: Vestigium, by Iván Ferrer-Orozco
844 Chords, by Tom Johnson
Aires (C, S, A, W, and P), by Juan Campoverde Q.
Paper Pieces, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren

September 8, 2010
NOISE performs at the International Festival Chihuahua, Mexico
including Ecstatic Volutions in a Neon Haze, and works by Sidney Marquez Boquiren,
Matthew Burtner, Christopher Burns, Ignacio Baca-Lobera and Mark Menzie
Festival website

2011

January 10-18, 2011
International Meeting on Mathematics and Music Composition
Paris, France
with Tom Johnson, Samuel Vriezen, Michael Winter, Brian Parks, Steve Gisby and Christopher Adler

Jan 10-13 | Residency at La Métive, Ahun | La Métive
Jan 14 | MaMuX Seminar, IRCAM, Paris | MaMuX
Jan 15 | Concert of mathematical organ music, American Church, Paris | ACP
                     will include the world premiere of 11 Sequences for Tom Johnson
Jan 16 | Concert, Instants Chavirés
Jan 17 | Residency, University of Lille | video

March 1, 2011
New Musical Geographies
a recital of contemporary and traditional music for khaen and khaen with electronics
Compositions by Christopher Burns, Jeff Herriott, Sidney Marquez Boquiren,
David Loeb, and Christopher Adler
University of San Diego, Shiley Theatre

March 3, 2011
New Musical Geographies
Palomar College, San Marcos, CA

March 11-12, 2011
NOISE in residence at Adelphi University
with Lisa Cella, Franklin Cox and Christopher Adler
performing a new work by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
and my Petit Hommage à Jehan Alain
and works by Munakata, Ziporyn, Cox, and Loeb.
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

March 13, 2011
New Musical Geographies
Flushnik Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Flushnik Studios

April 4, 2011
New Musical Geographies
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

April 5, 2011
Delenda Est Carthago
performs compositions for improvisers
including Mastodon and Cleopatra, by Christopher Adler
and works by Alan Lechusza
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

April 9, 2011
New Musical Geographies
Avant Studios, Encinitas, CA

April 14-17, 2011
New Musical Geographies
April 14, University of Wisconsin Whitewater (with the Sonict Ensemble)
April 16, Unruly Music, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Unruly Music website

June 16-18, 2011
The Fifth Annual soundON Festival of Modern Music
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library , La Jolla, CA
performed:
Inchino, by Claus-Steffen Mahnkoph
The ocean inside, by Frances White
Babaylan and Missa cum Jubilo, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
(dis)Sensus, by Matthew Burtner
Mastodon, by Christopher Adler
Pouring Etiquette, by Rei Munakata
transients / images, by Thomas DeLio
Torus / N, by Juan Campoverde Q.
Confabulation 1.7, by Mauricio Meza

October 31, 2011
New Musical Geographies
Presentation and performance
Acoustical Society of America, 162nd meeting
San Diego, CA

2012

June 14-16, 2012
The Sixth Annual soundON Festival of Modern Music
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
performed:
Once, in a grove of tamarisk, by Christopher Adler
Infinito Nero, by Salvatore Sciarrino
Dancer on a Tightrope, by Sofia Gubaidulina
Change, by Judd Greenstein
Auschnitte, by Evan Johnson

September 14-15, 2012
Technosonics Festival
(dis)Sensus by Matthew Burtner, performed by NOISE
Epilogue for a Dark Day, performed by Christopher Adler, khaen
Jolie Sphinx, performed by Mark Menzies, violin
University of Virginia

October 9, 2012
Art of Elan
Five Cycles with Christopher Adler, khaen
San Diego Museum of Art

October 22, 2012
Peak Frequency
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
will include Salvatore Sciarrino's Infinito Nero,
conducted by Colin McAllister
with Christopher Adler, piano

November 14, 2012
John Cage's One2, for piano
Cage 100th anniversary celebration
Palomar College

November 18, 2012
Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
for piano four-hands
with Christopher Adler and Kay Etheridge
University of San Diego

November 19, 2012
Nathan Hubbard's Passangers
with Christopher Adler, piano
Space4Art, San Diego
www.passengersanctuary.com

November 29, 2012
Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
for piano four-hands
with Christopher Adler and Kay Etheridge
French Parlor, Founders Hall
University of San Diego

November 30, 2012
San Diego New Music
works by Cage, Lutoslawski, Part, Tuur and Hirs
with an exciting new lineup of San Diego-based artists,
and Christopher Adler, piano
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
7:30 p.m.
www.sandiegonewmusic.com

2013

January 17, 2013
Improvisation concert
featuring Scott Walton, Nathan Hubbard and Christopher Adler
University of San Diego

May 9, 2013
San Diego New Music Affiliated Artist Concert
Epitaph, by Witold Lutoslawski
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
sandiegonewmusic.com

May 11, 2013
Gunther's Grass
with Marcelo Radulovich, hurdy gurdy
Christopher Adler, khaen
Stay Strange
Space4Art, San Diego

May 28-June 8, 2013
nief-norf Summer Festival
Furman University, Greenville, SC
Performance of Evan Ziporyn's Where Was I?

June 21, 2013
San Diego New Music at the Carlsbad Music Festival Village Music Walk
A performance of Louis Andriessen's Workers Union

June 22, 2013
Pop-up performance at th Mingei Museum
The Ostrich Ensemble
Thai classical music by Supeena Insee Adler, Candy Krajangsri and Christopher Adler
The Mingei Museum, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

September 22, 2013
Thea Mesirow, cello, and Christopher Adler, piano, in recital
Evan Ziporyn, Where Was I?
and works by Webern, Messiaen and Xenakis
CalArts

September 28, 2013
Da Capo Chamber Players celebrate Chinary Ung's 70th
with Christopher Adler, khaen performing
Babaylan, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
and Three Lai
Merkin Hall, New York City

October 16, 2013
Jie Ma, pipa and Christopher Adler, piano
Solo compositions and duo improvisation
University of San Diego

October 17, 2013
San Diego New Music Affiliated Artist Concert
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
performing works by Gyorgy Ligeti and Charles Ives
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

 

2014

January 9-12, 2014
The soundON Festival of Modern Music
At the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire performed by NOISE
Christopher Fox, relliK

January 16, 2014
Trio Improvisation Concert
Jeff Kaiser, trumpet and electronics
Christopher Adler, piano
Scott Walton, bass
University of San Diego

March 19, 2014
Improvisation performance for the Kyoto Symposium
Christopher Adler, piano
Justin Grinnell, bass
Vikas Srivastava, drums
9:45-10:30am
Shiley Theatre, University of San Diego

March 28, 2014
Northern California Performance Platform
San Francisco Art Institute
performance of Four4 by John Cage,
with Bill Sallak, Aaron Butler, Christopher Adler and Elizabeth DeLamater
http://northerncaliforniaperformanceplatform.wordpress.com/about/

May 27-June 6, 2014
The nief-norf Summer Festival
Furman University, Greenville, SC
with Christopher Adler (composition, piano), Molly Barth (winds), Anna Thorvaldsdottir (composition)
Ashley Walters (strings), Andrew Bliss (percussion), Mike Truesdell (percussion),
and Omar Carmenates (percussion)
Performances include Ecstatic Volutions in a Neon Haze and the solo
version of Signals Intelligence, and I will perform Cendres by Kaija Saariaho
with Molly and Ashley, and Christopher Fox's piano solo relliK

October 10, 2014
Harawi, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
San Diego New Music Affiliated Artist Concert
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

November 2-6, 2014
nief-norf Project
in residence at Northern Illinois University
Pines Long Slept in Sunshine, performed by NIU Percussion Ensemble
Ecstatic Volutions in a Neon Haze, performed by NIU students and members of the nief-norf Project
Plenum Vortices, peformed by Andrew Bliss
and the nief-norf Project will perform the world premiere of
Ashley, Christopher, Andy by Nicholas Deyoe
Where Was I? by Evan Ziporyn

2015

January 8-11, 2015
soundON Festival of Modern Music
Presented by San Diego New Music
Including the world premiere of my postcard composition Fold
And works by Elliott Carter, James Erber, Mark Menzies, Pierre Boulez,
Sidney Boquiren, and Nathan Hubbard
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

January 22, 2015
Harawi
, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
Roy O. Disney Hall, California Institute of the Arts
4:00 p.m.

February 24, 2015
San Diego New Music and the San Diego Symphony
Celebrating SDNM's 20th Anniversary
including Ecstatic Volutions in a Neon Haze, by Christopher Adler
and the solo from John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra
performed simultaneously with Aria performed by Jessica Aszodi
Christopher Adler, piano
TSRI Auditorium, La Jolla, CA

February 28, 2015
World Music Performance / SEMSCHC Conference Concert
with Okinawan folk music performance by Kinjo Masanobu Ryukyu Minyo Kenkyusho,
with Christopher Adler, Supeena Insee Adler, Atsuko Nishikawa and Kinjo Masanobu
University of San Diego

March 13, 2015
Harawi
, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

March 28, 2015
Harawi
, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
Carlos Museum Reception Hall, Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
Presented by the Chamber Cartel

March 29, 2015
The Chamber Cartel presents
Coming Together
and Attica , by Frederic Rzewski
with Christopher Adler, piano
Mammal Gallery
Altanta, Georgia

March 31, 2015
Harawi
, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
Spectrum, New York

April 11, 2015
The nief-norf Project
with Andrea Lodge and Christopher Adler, pianos
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, for piano 4-hands
Sidney Marquez Boquiren, Matins, for two pianos
Juan Campoverde Q., aires, movements W and P
The Firehouse Space
Brooklyn, NY

April 19, 2015
The nief-norf Project
with Andrea Lodge and Christopher Adler, pianos
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, for piano 4-hands
Juan Campoverde Q., aires, movements W and P
House concert, Oceanside, CA

April 20, 2015
The nief-norf Project
with Andrea Lodge and Christopher Adler, pianos
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, for piano 4-hands
Juan Campoverde Q., aires, movements W and P
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

April 24, 2015
Harawi
, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano
and Christopher Adler, piano
University of San Diego

May 23, 2015
Thai music performance at UCLA
featuring the newly restored instruments of the Thai collection
6:30pm.

June 7-20, 2015
The nief-norf Summer Festival
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Featuring the world permiere of Zaum Box, performance by Katelyn King and Alexv Rolfe
Lisa Cella performs 010 machine states
and the nief-norf Project performs In Tall and Tufted Reeds
In additon I performed:
Philip Glass, Music in Fifths
Jason Eckardt, Tangled Loops
Nicholas Deyoe, Ashley, Christopher, Andy
Robert Honstein, Is it Auburn?
Steve Reic, Four Organs
Rei Munakata, Pouring Etiquette

2016

January 7-10, 2016
The soundON Festival of Modern Music
La Jolla, CA
piano solo:
Franklin Cox, Etude 1a: Proteus (world premiere)
Galina Ustvolskaya, Sonata No. 5
with NOISE
Claude Vivier, Et je reverrai cette ville étrange
Eric Simonson, And the name of star was wormwood (world premiere)
Rune Glerup, Dust Encapsulated #2
Matthew Burtner, Ecoacoustic Concerto (Eagle Rock)
Michael Finnissy, Banumbirr
Festival page

February 20, 2016
Jane Rigler: Convexed Origins
Flute performance by Jane Rigler with
ensemble improvisations including Christopher Adler, piano,
Jeff Kaiser, and David Borgo
UCSD Conrad Prebys Music Center

February 27, 2016
Thai traditional music performance
Center for World Music, San Diego
Kalabash School for Music and the Arts

April 24, 2016
Celebration of Asian Traditions
Thai classical music by the Ostrich Ensemble,
directed by Supeena Insee Adler,
and solo khaen performance by Christopher Adler
Philippine music performance by Samahan
USD Balinese Gamelan Gunung Mas
Alex Khalil, shakuhachi and
Charlotte D'Evelyn, morin huur

University of San Diego

June 7-20, 2016
nief-norf Summer Festival
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Christopher Burns, Resolution
David Lang, How to Pray
Igor Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring Part I (piano 4-hands with Andrea Lodge)

July 15, 2016
Khaen lecture/recital
with works by Christopher Adler, Sidney Boquiren, David Loeb and Jeff Herriott
Rajabhat Univerity, Mahasarakham, Thailand

July 22, 2016
Khaen lecture/recital
with works by Christopher Adler, Sidney Boquiren, David Loeb and Jeff Herriott
Thailand International Composers Festival
Mahidol University, Nakorn Pathom, Thailand

August 1, 2016
"Contemporary Cross-Cultural Composition for the Free-Reed Mouth Organ Khaen"
Paper/performance
ICTM-PASEA Conference
Penang, Malaysia

 

2017


January 5-8, 2017
soundON Festival of Modern Music
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
Festival website

March 16, 2017
Desert Visions
San Diego New Music concert curated by Christopher Adler
music by Jeff Herriott, Peter Garland, Somei Satoh and Christopher Adler
with Allison Arnold, saxophones
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
La Jolla, CA
Event details

June 12-26, 2017
nief-norf Summer Festival
Knoxville, TN
Festival website

 

 

 

 

 

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