October 10, 2014, 7pm
Cellist Ashley Bathgate, a Saratoga Springs native and a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, performs with percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum.
Little Eye by David Lang
"to the earth" by Fred Rzewski
Arches by Jacob Cooper
Stuttered Chant by David Lang
Velvet by Kate Moore
Daughters of the Industrial Revolution by Annie Gosfield
About Ashley Bathgate
Ashley Bathgate is a member of Bang on a Can All-Stars, the Metropolis Ensemble and four chamber groups in which she is a founding member: TwoSense, Typical Music, Bonjour and Samadhi. Bathgate has recorded for Naxos, Nonesuch, Innova, Cantaloupe Music, La-La Land Records, and Albany Records. Currently, Ashley is collaborating with the Brooklyn-based composer collective Sleeping Giant on a six-movement suite for solo cello to be premiered during the 2015-16 season on the Metropolis Resident Artist Series in NYC. This past September she also premiered a new, large-scale work for solo cello and chamber orchestra by Australian composer Kate Moore, and has recorded an album of her solo cello works, which will be released in May 2015 on Cantaloupe. Other upcoming commissions include works by Stephen Feigenbaum, Erdem Helvacioglu, Jascha Narveson, Todd Reynolds, and Neil Rolnick. Ashley, a native of Saratoga Springs, earned a bachelor’s degree from Bard College under the tutelage of Luis Garcia-Renart and a master’s degree from Yale University, where she studied with cellist Aldo Parisot. She lives in New York City.
About Ian David Rosenbaum
Percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum made his Kennedy Center debut in 2009 and later that year garnered a special prize created for him at the Salzburg International Marimba Competition. Last season, he joined the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two program as only the second percussionist in their history. He has performed with So Percussion and has appeared at the Norfolk, Yellow Barn, Chamber Music Northwest and Music@Menlo festivals. He is a member of Sandbox Percussion, Le Train Bleu, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Novus NY and Time Travelers. He has recorded for the Bridge, Innova and Naxos labels and is on the faculty of the Dwight School in Manhattan."