Concerts & Events: 2018-2019 Season

Performance of my solo piano work "Lettres Dansantes" on the Trinity Wall Street Series

Sunday 01, July 2018 ( 4 00 pm )

Acclaimed pianist Alexandra Beliakovich performs my solo piano work "Lettres Dansantes:  Hommage à E. Satie" on the Trinity Wall Street Series, NYC, in a program also including works of Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin and Satie.

Trinity Church Wall Street
75 Broadway
New York, NY 10006

Performance of my solo piano work "Lettres Dansantes" at the Bar Harbor Music Festival

Friday 06, July 2018 ( 8 00 pm )

Acclaimed pianist Alexandra Beliakovich performs my solo piano work "Lettres Dansantes:  Hommage à E. Satie" in her debut recital at the Bar Harbor Music Festival, in a program also including works of Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin and Satie.

Bar Harbor Music Festival
Bar Harbor Congregational Church
29 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, Maine

Solo Appearance at the InterHarmony International Music Festival, Italy

Sunday 08, July 2018 ( 9 00 pm )

InterHarmony International Music Festival
Chiesa San Antonio Abate
Via Roma, Mombaruzzo, 15011, Asti, Italy

Artist Faculty Recital

Franz Liszt: Après une lecture de Dante-Fantasia quasi Sonata

Solo and Chamber Appearances at the InterHarmony International Music Festival, Italy

Thursday 12, July 2018 ( 9 30 pm )

InterHarmony International Music Festival
Chiesa Santo Spirito
Corso Cavour , 15011, Acqui Terme, Piemonte, Italy

Artist Faculty Recital

Saint-Saëns:  Fantaisie sur Lohengrin de Wagner, for solo piano (1859)-ITALY PREMIERE

Nino Rota:  Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano (1973)
with clarinetist Stacey McColley & cellist Nina Flyer

Solo Recital at The International Keyboard Institute & Festival

Wednesday 25, July 2018 ( 8 00 pm )

The International Keyboard Institute & Festival at Hunter College
Kaye Playhouse
East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues
New York City

Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D. 845
Saint-Saëns: Mazurka No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 66
Saint-Saëns: Valse nonchalante, Op. 110
Saint-Saëns: Étude en Forme de Valse, Op. 52, No. 6
Tania León: Rituál (1986)
Liszt: Après une Lecture du Dante -Fantasia Quasi Sonata

Concert with Ensemble Ipse: Joseph Di Ponio's "Seven" (WORLD PREMIERE)

Saturday 08, September 2018 ( 2 00 pm )

Joseph Di Ponio's "Seven", Ensemble IPSE commission and WORLD PRMIERE
A site specific show with support by the Queens Council on the Arts
-Under the 7 Train in Sunnyside, Queens-

Solo and Ensemble Appearance at Cleveland State University

Monday 17, September 2018 ( 8 00 pm )

Drinko Recital Hall
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH


Frederic Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!, for solo piano
Andrew Rindfleisch:  "American Monster", for ensemble-WORLD PREMIERE

Piano Masterclass at Cleveland State University

Wednesday 19, September 2018 ( 4 00 pm )

Drinko Recital Hall
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

Recording Sessions: "Folding Music", Solo & Ensemble Works by Max Duykers, to be released by New World Records in April 2019-CLOSED SESSIONS

Thursday 18, October 2018 (10 00 am )

Oktaven Audio LLC
Mt. Vernon, NY
(CLOSED Sessions: Oct. 16-18)

Arboresence (2017) for solo piano
Scatterloop (2015) for violin & piano
The Way In (2015) for soprano, cello & piano
Dark Body (2015) for violin, flute, cello & piano
Folding Music (2017) for sextet
Twilight Adored and Breathless Moments (2007) for sextet

New World Records will be releasing "Folding Music" in April 2019 - a record of Ensemble Ipse co-director Max Giteck Duykers' music, featuring Ensemble Ipse with guest artists and Grammy Award-winning producer Judith Sherman, with support from the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University.

Concert with IMPetus at New Rochelle ArtsFest

Sunday 21, October 2018 ( 3 00 pm )

New Rochelle ArtsFest
College Of New Rochelle Chapel
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY

A concert with my chamber punk trio IMPetus, sponsored by New Rochelle ArtsFest, featuring originals and fare by Carlos Gardel, James Rado and Gerome Ragni.

Maria Tegzes, vocals
Dave "Knife" Fabris, guitars
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

Piano Masterclass at the University of Utah

Saturday 03, November 2018 ( 1 00 pm )

Dumke Recital Hall
David Gardner Hall
The University of Utah School of Music
Salt Lake City, UT

Solo Recital at the University of Utah

Sunday 04, November 2018 ( 3 00 pm )

Libby Gardner Concert Hall
The University of Utah School of Music
Salt Lake City, UT

Saint-Saëns: selections from Album, Op. 72
Saint-Saëns: Étude, Op. 111, No. 4: Les cloches de las palmas
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie sur la Quintette sur L'Etoile du Nord de Meyerbeer--UTAH PREMIERE
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie sur Lohengrin de Wagner--UTAH PREMIERE

Intermission

Vincent Persichetti: Sonata No. 9
Mary Kouyoumdjian: Aghvani (Doves) (2009)
David Rakowski: Preludes and Études
Marc Mellits: Étude No. 2: Defensive Chili (2006)
Frank Zappa (arr. Burleson): BeBop Tango

Concert with SWARMIUS at The Cutting Room

Friday 09, November 2018 ( 9 30 pm )

Featuring works of Jozefius (aka Joseph Martin Waters), with Jozefius on electronics, Saximus (aka Todd Rewoldt) and Schrodinger's Sax (aka Michael Cooper) on reeds, Tempus Rhythmicus (aka Daniel Pate) on percussion, and Peripateticus (aka Geoffrey Burleson) on piano. 

The Cutting Room
44 East 32nd Street
New York, NY  10010

"Hub of the Musiverse: Immigration, Integration, and Imagination", with Dinosaur Annex

Friday 16, November 2018 ( 7 30 pm )

Dinosaur Annex

First Parish of Watertown
35 Church Street
Watertown, MA

$20 general admission,  $10 students/seniors 65+

This program focuses on the intersection of immigration and contemporary music. All of the composers on this program are immigrants who have come to America and settled here at some point in their lives to study, work, and pursue their artistic endeavors. They combine high levels of craftsmanship with innovative approaches to sound.

Yoon-Ji Lee – The Accents, for violin, viola and piano *world premiere* [New Commission]
Diego Luzuriaga – Hormiga and Girasol, for flute and piano *world premiere* [New Commission/Arrangement]

Solo Appearance with Boston Musica Viva

Saturday 17, November 2018 ( 8 00 pm )

Boston Musica Viva
Tsai Performance Center

Boston University

David Rakowski: Mikronomicon, a micro-concerto for solo piano/melodica and 5 instruments
Eric Nathan: Missing Words IV world premiere
Steven Stucky: The Stars and the Roses 
     Roy Hage, tenor
Theo Loevendie: Back Bay Bicinium
World premiere bagatelles by Joseph Schwantner and Yehudi Wyner.

For more information, please go to http://www.bmv.org

Piano Trio Performance: Aruán Ortiz's "Living in the Midst of a Twisted Globe" at Greenwich House

Thursday 06, December 2018 ( 8 00 pm )

Sound It Out! Concert Series
Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow Street
New York City

Aruán Ortiz: Living in the Midst of a Twisted Globe, for piano trio (2017)
~with~
Mary Rowell, violin
Jeffrey Zeigler, cello

Concert with IMPetus at Cornelia Street Café

Sunday 09, December 2018 ( 6 00 pm )

Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
Greenwich Village, NY

A concert with my chamber punk trio IMPetus, featuring brand new originals and fare by Ginastera, Ravel, Trent Reznor, Max Roach, Schubert, Patti Smith, Kurt Weill, Tom Waits and Frank Zappa. $10 cover plus $10 one drink minimum. IMPetus is:

Maria Tegzes, vocals
Dave "Knife" Fabris, guitars
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

Solo Appearance @ Jazz at Lincoln Center: Melinda Wagner's "Re-Uptake" for Solo Piano (Invitation-Only Event)

Wednesday 12, December 2018 ( 6 00 pm )

ASCAP Foundation Awards Ceremony
The Appel Room
Jazz at Lincoln Center

Honoring Melinda Wagner, Recipient of the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Honors Award

Melinda Wagner: from "Noggin", for solo piano
IV. Re-Uptake

IMPetus at The Soapbox Gallery Grand Opening

Saturday 22, December 2018 ( 5 30 pm )

Soapbox Gallery Wall to Wall Grand Opening
636 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11238

A 20 minute set with my chamber punk trio IMPetus as part of the Wall to Wall Grand Opening of Brooklyn's Soapbox Gallery.  Fare may include music of Maurice Ravel, Charles Ives, Patti Smith, Kurt Weill, Tom Waits, and originals.  Free! IMPetus is:

Maria Tegzes, vocals
Dave "Knife" Fabris, guitars
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

"The Earth Under Attack", with Boston Musica Viva

Saturday 02, February 2019 ( 8 00 pm )

Boston Musica Viva
Tsai Performance Center

Boston University

Sebastian Currier: Eleven Moons world premiere
     Commissioned by Chamber Music America
     Zorana Sadiq, soprano

Deborah and Richard Cornell: Wind Driven
Michael Gandolfi: Budget Cuts
Brian Robison: Bonfire of Civil Liberties
     Steve Aveson, narrator

A world premiere bagatelle by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.

Don’t miss this special night featuring the world premiere of a new work by Sebastian Currier, commissioned by Chamber Music America for our 50th Anniversary, and featuring sopranoZorana Sadiq. The program also includes Deborah and Richard Cornell’s Wind Driven,Michael Gandolfi’s Budget Cuts, and Brian Robison’s Bonfire of the Civil Liberties (all past BMV commissions), and a bagatelle by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.

For more information, please go to http://www.bmv.org

"Then and Now: Celebrating Princeton University Concert's 125th Anniversary", with the Richardson Chamber Players

Sunday 10, February 2019 ( 3 00 pm )

Richardson Auditorium
Alexander Hall
Princeton University


Saint-Saêns: La Mort de Thaïs, Paraphrase de concert sur l'opéra de J. Massenet, for solo piano (1895)

R. Strauss: Lieder, Op. 29, for soprano and piano (1895)
~with Sarah Pelletier, soprano~

Anton Arensky: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor (1894)

~and other works~

“Then & Now: Celebrating PUC’s 125th Anniversary" features mixed chamber works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Johannes Brahms, Eric Nathan, Richard Strauss, and Anton Arensky written during PUC’s inaugural season (1894–1895) paired with works of today

Gary Philo's "Impromptus" for Solo Piano at the DiMenna Center

Thursday 21, February 2019 ( 8 00 pm )

Benzaquen Hall
The DiMenna Center
450 West 37th St. (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
New York City
Sponsored by Project 142

Concert with SWARMIUS at The University of Colorado Denver

Friday 01, March 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

SWARMIUS

Peripateticus, aka Geoffrey Burleson on piano
Saximus, aka Todd Rewoldt
on reeds
Tempus Rhythmicus, aka Daniel Pate on drumset and vibes
Jozefius, aka Joseph Martin Waters on laptop
~With Special Guest Gregorius Gregory Walker on voilin and electric guitar~

Recital Hall
King Academic & Performing Arts Center
University of Colorado Denver
855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO

Solo Recital at Hobart and William Smith College

Saturday 09, March 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

Froehlich Hall
Gearan Center for the Performing Arts
Hobart and William Smith College
Geneva, NY 14456


Saint-Saëns: selections from Album, Op. 72
Saint-Saëns: Étude, Op. 111, No. 4: Les cloches de las palmas
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie sur la Quintette sur L'Etoile du Nord de Meyerbeer
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie sur Lohengrin de Wagner

Intermission

Mary Kouyoumdjian: Aghvani (Doves) (2009)
Laurie San Martin: Dances for Solo Piano (2004-2007)
1. Tangozilla
2. Zambra?
3. Ziozuki
Tania León: Rituál (1987)
Liszt: Après une Lecture du Dante- Fantasia Quasi Sonata

Performance of Max Duykers' "The Way In" on Rhymes With Opera Salon Series

Saturday 16, March 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

Rhymes WIth Opera Salon
Areté Gallery
67 West Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Max Duykers: "The Way In", for voice & piano
~with soprano Zen Wu~

Boston Musica Viva Concert: Chang, Hoffer & La Vita Nuova

Saturday 13, April 2019 ( 8 00 pm )

Edward Pickman Hall
Longy School of Music

Cambridge, MA

BMV's 50th Anniversary Season Finale Concert

Yu-Hui Chang: New work world premiere
Bernard Hoffer: Concerto di camera V world premiere
John Huggler: Serenata
Nicholas Maw: La vita nuova
     Sarah Pelletier, soprano

A world premiere bagatelle by Kathryn Salfelder.

For our season finale, soprano Sarah Pelletier returns to join BMV for a favorite work from our past, the Nicholas Maw song cycle La vita nuova, on a program also featuring a pair of world premieres by Yu-Hui Chang and Bernard Hoffer, as well as John Huggler’s Serenata (commissioned in BMV’s 9th season) and a new bagatelle by Kathryn Salfelder.

For more information, please go to http://www.bmv.org

 

Concert with Ensemble PHASE at the NWEAMO 21 Festival, San Diego

Friday 26, April 2019 ( 8 00 pm )

~With South Korea's Ensemble PHASE~

Minseop Song: Mago-Gut, A Quintet for Piano & Traditional Korean Instruments

Joseph Martin Waters: Air, Earth, Ocean, for Piri, Haegeum & Piano

Smith Recital Hall
School of Music
San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr San Diego, 92182

Concert with SWARMIUS at the NWEAMO 21 Festival, San Diego

Sunday 28, April 2019 ( 2 00 pm )

Featuring works of Jozefius (aka Joseph Martin Waters), with Jozefius on electronics, Saximus (aka Todd Rewoldt) and Schrodinger's Sax (aka Michael Cooper) on reeds, Tempus Rhythmicus (aka Daniel Pate) on percussion, and Peripateticus (aka Geoffrey Burleson) on piano.

Smith Recital Hall
School of Music
San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr San Diego, 92182

Piano Masterclass at the Sacramento State University School of Music

Friday 03, May 2019 ( 2 00 pm )

Capistrano Concert Hall
Sacramento State University School of Music
Sacramento, CA

Solo Recital at the Sacramento State University School of Music

Saturday 04, May 2019 ( 7 00 pm )

Capistrano Concert Hall
Sacramento State University School of Music
Sacramento, CA

Saint-Saëns: selections from Album, Op. 72
Saint-Saëns: Étude, Op. 111, No. 4: Les cloches de las palmas
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie sur la Quintette sur L'Etoile du Nord de Meyerbeer-CALIFORNIA PREMIERE
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie sur Lohengrin de Wagner-CALIFORNIA PREMIERE

Intermission

Mary Kouyoumdjian: Aghvani (Doves) (2009)
Laurie San Martin: Dances for Solo Piano (2004-2007)
1. Tangozilla
2. Zambra?
3. Ziozuki
Tania León: Rituál (1987)
Liszt: Après une Lecture du Dante- Fantasia Quasi Sonata

Concert with Trio Terme on the Sunset Music Series, San Francisco

Saturday 11, May 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

Sunset Music Series
Incarnation Episcopal Church
1750 29th Avenue
San Francisco, CA

Nino Rota: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano (1973)
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 3
Johannes Brahms: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 114

Trio Terme is:
Stacey McColley, clarinet
Nina Flyer, cello
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

IMPetus Trio at The Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn

Sunday 19, May 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

Soapbox Gallery
636 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11238

A full evening with my chamber punk trio IMPetus, with fare including music of Maurice Ravel, Charles Ives, Patti Smith, Kurt Weill, Tom Waits, and originals.  IMPetus is:

Maria Tegzes, vocals
Dave "Knife" Fabris, guitars
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

New York Composers Circle Chamber Music Concert

Tuesday 21, May 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

Marc A Scorca Hall
National Opera America Center

330 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001

~Violin, Cello, Piano, and Electronics Concert Program~

Frederick Boyle — Worship for mezzo-soprano, double bass, and piano
Max Giteck Duykers — Ocean Filigree for electronics, violin, and piano
Peri Mauer — A Piano and A Violin, for violin and piano
Dary John Mizelle — Newtrio, for flute, clarinet, and piano

Concert with The Pittsburgh Collective

Wednesday 22, May 2019 ( 7 00 pm )

ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place
Brooklyn, NY 11215

'To call the Pittsburgh Collective a big band is a bit like calling the New York Philharmonic an opera outfit...A new kind of fusion is going on in [their] music, but also, perhaps, a new kind of analysis, in which the origins of jazz -- the fusion music of a century ago -- are being creatively explored.' 
  - Paul Griffiths

~Featuring works of David Sanford~

Piano Virtuosos Concert @ the Mostly Modern Festival

Monday 24, June 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

The Mostly Modern Piano Institute presents the composers of today paired with 20th century classics!

ROBERT PATERSON – Joy Ride
ROY HARRIS – Piano Sonata, Op. 1 (1928)

Mostly Modern Festival
Arthuk Zankel Music Center
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12833 USA

"Chamber Hits" Concert @ the Mostly Modern Festival

Wednesday 26, June 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

A surprise program of our favorite chamber highlights. The full concert listing will only be available in person at the concert venue. Wondering what chamber delicacies we chose? Join us for an evening of our favorites!

Tenor Alok Kumar, who made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera this past season, joins American Modern Ensemble, with Robert Paterson’s Spring Songs, which he premiered at Carnegie Weill Hall in 2018. Keith Fitch receives a world premiere of Ruthless Voicings and chamber ‘hits’ from the festival will be featured as ‘best of’ our 2019 season.

Wine, Beer & Snack Bar opens @ 7 PM. $6 Drinks make this the best deal in Saratoga Springs!

Mostly Modern Festival
Arthuk Zankel Music Center
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12833 USA

John Adams "Harmonielehre" with the American Modern Orchestra

Friday 28, June 2019 ( 7 30 pm )

John Adams: Harmonielehre

American Modern Orchestra
Ward Stare, Conductor

Mostly Modern Festival
Arthuk Zankel Music Center
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12833 USA