James R. Carlson: 2008-09 Season Performances

Music for Letters to Sala a play by Arlene Hutton, to be read at the Centre Stage New Play Festival in Greenville, SC, September 12 & 13, 2008.

Dans le labyrinthe de Marais (2002), Luna Nova Music Ensemble (Craig Hultgren, cello, Adam Bowles, piano), Looking Forward Looking Back, Monday, October 6, 2008, 7:30, First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St., Memphis, TN.

There is No Rose for women's chorus and organ, World Premier, commissioned by the University Choir, Robert Delcamp, Director, Lessons & Carols, 5:00 & 8:00 p.m., December 7, All Saints Chapel, Sewanee: The University of the South, TN.

Hodie Christus Natus Est for chorus and orchestra, World Premier, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and Knoxville Choral Society, Lucas Richman, conducting, Clayton Holiday Concerts, Civic Auditorium, 7:30, Friday, December 19; 3:00 & 7:30, Saturday, December 20; 3:00, Sunday, December 21. Here is a Knoxville News Sentinel article about the piece.

Gryllus, Adam Bowles, piano, 3:00, January 25, 2009, Beethoven Club, Memphis, TN & January 26, 2009, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK.

ART MOVES 2009, a site-specific multimedia dance production event at the Knoxville Museum of Art, Momentum Dance Lab, Saturday & Sunday afternoon, February 21 & 22, 2009, KMA, Knoxville, TN. (For more about Art Moves, see Workslist)

Places in Seattle, Randall Hall, alto saxophone, Deborah Dakin, viola, 8 p.m. March 18, Wallenberg Hall, Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island, IL 61201.

SOUNDS & SWEET AIRS: Shakespeare & Music, featuring my Menacing Spirits: 2 Shakespearean Monologues for contralto and piano, and performances by the Wild Thyme Players, Momentum Dance Lab, and others, 7:30 p.m., MARCH 28, 2009, PALS, Tennessee Valley UU Church, 2931 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN.

Gryllus, Adam Bowles, piano, Belvedere Chamber Music Festival Preview Concert, 3:00, Sunday, March 29, 2009, Beethoven Club, Memphis, TN.

WORLD PREMIER of Off-Trail in the Smokies for narrator and symphony orchestra, commissioned by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Lucas Richman, conductor, text by Jenny Bennett, 3:00, Saturday, June 13, Cades Cove, Smoky Mountains National Park.

Unless & Until, a multimedia storybook, presented at the Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN, Friday, June 26, Memphis College of Art.


Works List