Prague-New York Effects


April 25, 2017 , 7:00 - 10:30 PM

[4th Floor]

The fifth edition of the performance series "Prague-New York Effects" introduces composer Petr Bakla in collaboration with American pianist Joseph Kubera and Momenta String Quartet to present the world premiere of the original piece Major Thirds as a part of the S.E.M. Ensemble’s program.

Conductor Petr Kotik & the orchestra of The S.E.M. ENSEMBLE with special guests: Momenta Strang Quarter.

Soloists: Muhal Richard Abrams, piano, Thomas Buckner, voice, Claire Chase, flute, Dana Jessen, bassoon, Joseph Kubera, piano, George Lewis, trombone, Roscoe Mitchell, saxophone.

The Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble: Roberta Michel, flute, Bohdan Hilash, clarinet, Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon, Thomas Verchot, trumpet, Chris Nappi, percussion, Conrad Harris, violin, Pauline Kim Harris, violin, Jessica McJunkins, violin, Tom Chiu, violin, Liuh-Wen Ting, viola, William Hakim, viola, Caleb van der Swaagh, cello, Meaghan Burke, cello, James Ilgenfritz, bass.

Momenta String Quartet: Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin, Alex Shiozaki, violin, Stephanie Griffin, viola, Michael Haas, cello.

World premier.

Free and open to the public. Seats are limited. For more information and to reserve your seat, please visit

Organized by: Czech Center NY