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Empyrean Ensemble

UC Davis Music Department

UC Davis Music Department Empyrean Ensemble

An hour-long program of contemporary chamber music written by European composers over the last two years.

The Empyrean Ensemble presents engaging, thought-provoking, eclectic programs, enabling audiences to experience new musical sensations delivered with high artistry by its seven extraordinary core players—the finest new music performers in California. Ensemble-in-residence at UC Davis, Empyrean has premiered more than 200 works and performed throughout California, including appearances at many prominent music festivals and concert series.

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Program

Johannes Kreidler

The Impossibility of Consciously Experiencing the Moment of Falling Asleep [Short Film]

Oscar Bianchi

Semplice for Solo Violin

Isang Yun

Espace I for Cello and Piano

Clara Iannotta

Il colore dell’ombra for Violin, Cello, and Piano

Johannes Kreidler

Fremdarbeit for Flute, Piano, Percussion, Cello, and Narrator

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