February 29 Pittsburgh, PA Ray/Kallay: Beyond Microtonal Music Festival at the Andy Warhol Museum. Aron and I will present three new commissions (see above) along with one of our all-time favorite works: Dylan Mattingly’s Dreams and False Alarms.
March 1 Thousand Oaks, CAZenspiel: my new work for soprano solo, chorus and piano commissioned by the Los Robles Master Chorale will be given its premiere by the LRMC, Lesley Leighton, conductor, Elissa Johnston, soprano. I am thrilled and honored to be a part of their Women Speak concert!
4 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 East Hillcrest Drive., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 www.losroblesmasterchorale.org/events/women-speak
March 11 Riga, LatviaSolo concert: deciBels festival in Riga, Latvia
I’ll be playing recent electro-acoustic works by Fay Wang, Mu-Xuan Lin, Nobuyoshi Tanaka and Ben Phelps. I’m very excited to visit Latvia for the first time and see my dear colleague Juris Zvikovs!
March 14 Los Angeles, CAEqual Sound: I’ll be presenting Ben Phelps’ astounding work for solo piano and electronics: Sometimes I feel like my time ain’t long on Nick Norton’s visionary series. If you missed this piece at RedCat last year I urge you to come down and check it out!
March 20 St. Louis, MOSolo concert: I’ll be playing my solo concert of recent electro-acoustic works at Washington University in St.Louis. Looking forward to seeing my fellow Montanan, composer Chris Stark! Https://music.wustl.edu/events/vicki-ray-rivers-time
April 4 Flagstaff, AZ YAR: My duo with slide guitarist extraordinaire Scot Ray will be on the Interference Series in Flagstaff. Come join us for a night of aural adventuring!
May 20 Santa Monica, CA New Works by Steuart Liebig: for piano, oboe (Breana Gilcher!) cello (Maggie Parkins!) and the bass himself. Really excited to see/hear what Steuart cooks up for us. Check it out on the Soundwaves series at the Santa Monica Library. soundwavesnewmusic.com
May 29 and 30 Los Angeles, CA
Partch: The mighty chromolodeon rides again as we sail into another exploration of the ear- bending world of Harry Partch (along with six new commissions for the band!) www.partch.la