Schedule of Events

  PACIFIC RIM MUSIC FESTIVAL
“Festival of Orchestra and Chamber Music”

  October 23 – October 29, 2017  |  Music Center Recital Hall, UCSC


1. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:30 PM

Opening Concert: Traditional Court Music, Folk Music & Dance

Korea National Gugak Center (National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts)
Creative Traditional Orchestra


2. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:30 PM

Premiere Concert I:

Borromeo String Quartet

National Gugak Center Chamber Ensemble

Festival Ensemble Korea

Guest artists

Conductor: David Milnes

New works by Cindy Cox, Chou Wen-chung, Hi Kyung Kim, Kurt Rodhe, LEE Young-ja,

Paul Dresher, Theodore Wiprud and by Andrew Imbrie


3. Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:30 PM

Premiere Concert II:

New York New Music Ensemble

Festival Ensemble Korea

Conductor: Eduardo Leandro

New works by Benjamin Carson, Chaya Czernowin, CHOE U-Zong, David Cope,

Karlton Hester, Larry Polansky, Laurie San-Martin, LIM Jun-Hee, and Richard Carrick


4. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:30 PM

Young Composers’ Edition:

Borromeo String Quartet

New York New Music Ensemble

Festival Ensemble Korea

Conductors: Nathaniel Berman, Eduardo Leandro

New works by Graduate Student Composers from UC Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Columbia University, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul National University:

Addie Camsuzou, BAE Seung-Hye, Ed Garcia, Ike Minton, Jon Yu, Pablo Rubio, Samuel Fibich Yulsman, Sanguk Kim, Sarang Kim, SONG Jeong, and Yunxiang Gao


5. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3:00 PM

Closing Concert: All Premiere Orchestra Music

Korea National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra

Conductor: JEONG Chi-Yong

New works by BAEK Dae-Ung, Chinary Ung, David Evan Jones, Edmund Campion, George Lewis, LEE Geonyong, Hi Kyung Kim, Shih-Hui Chen, and New York Philharmonic’s Very Young Composer’s program: Madeline Schmidt and LEE Sangjin