May 2020

Upcoming Cygnus Premieres

Venue TBA......... Cygnus presents new works by..... Carman Moore......... Klaus Ager.......... Ricardo Zohn Muldoon.......

Announcing new works for Cygnus by
Three Upcoming Premieres

Carman Moore
Ricardo Zohn Muldoon (2017 Koussevitzky commission)
Klaus Ager

Carman Moore: CYGNUS: Swans Across the Milky Way

Ricardo Zohn Muldoon: New Work
(born 1962, in Guadalajara, México) is a Mexican-American composer and chair of the composition department at Eastman School of Music. His Comala (2010, Bridge Records 9325[1]) was a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Music[2] and he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1995, a Mozart Medal in 1994, and a Lillian Fairchild Award in 2011. He was a student of George Crumb.

Comala, a cantata based on Juan Rulfo's Pedro Páramo, was premiered by The Furious Band at the Festival Música y Escena in México City.

Klaus Ager: New Work


October 2019

Cygnus Fall 2019 in California

November 1 @ UC Berkeley------ November 3 and 4 at Sacramento State U.

Cygnus launches new works by Stephen Blumberg and Andrew Waggoner in California....

Cygnus, with soprano Elizabeth Farnum & Bowers Fader Duo (Oren Fader, guitar and Jessica Bowers, mezzo)

Francesca Ferrara, flute; Robert Ingliss, oboe
Calvin Wiersma, violin; Susannah Chapman, ‘cello
Oren Fader, guitar; William Anderson, guitar & mandolin
Joan Forsyth, piano

November 1 at 3PM
UC Berkeley, Hertz Hall

works by
Richard Festinger, Alba Potes, Dina Koston, William Anderson, Martin Rokeach,
David Claman, Frank Brickle, Stephen Blumberg

November 3 7:00PM
Sacramento State, Capistrano Concert Hall

works by Damon Ferrante, Anna Weesner, William Anderson

November 4 7PM Full Cygnus program at Sacramento State’s Capistrano Concert Hall

works by David Claman, Andrew Waggoner, Frank Brickle, Robert Pollock, Martin Rokeach, Dina Koston, Richard Festinger, Stephen Blumberg, Judith Sainte Croix