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Interview with composer David Ludwig for Dolce Suono Ensemble's "Mahler 100 / Schoenberg 60"
Seeded by mimistillman on 12 Apr 2011
Author: MimiStillman
Mimi Stillman, Dolce Suono Ensemble's Artistic Director and flutist, interviews composer David Ludwig about his commissioned piece, "Ewigkeit," to be given its world premiere as part of Dolce Suono Ensemble's "Mahler 100 / Schoenberg 60" project in May 2011. Ludwig's "Ewigkeit" is a song setting of a text from "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" for bass-baritone Eric Owens and Pierrot ensemble of flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion. For "Mahler 100 / Schoenberg 60," four composers were commissioned to composer song settings of texts related to Mahler's life and work: Steven Mackey, Steven Stucky, and Fang Man in addition to David Ludwig, and Stratis Minakakis wrote an instrumental work reflecting on Mahler and Schoenberg. for concert information.