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In celebration of Equilibrium Concert Series’ five-year anniversary, this season features our own EQ Ensemble under the direction of Matt Sharrock premiering three commissions from New England composers: Peter van Zandt Lane, Clifton Ingram, and Caroline Park. We will also present concerts by Boston ensembles Ludovico Ensemble and The Fourth Wall Ensemble, featuring works by EQ members Mischa Salkind-Pearl and Stefanie Lubkowski, respectively.

Tickets are $10 general admission and are sold at the door.


9.8 // Ludovico Ensemble
In the midst of their project recording works by Mischa Salkind-Pearl, Ludovico Ensemble opens Equilibrium Concert Series’ season with a performance of Salkind-Pearl’s work in for flute and percussion quartet, as well as works by Vinko Globokar and Fritz Hauser.

8 pm, Davis Square Theater, 255 Elm Street, Somerville.


10.15 // Late | EQ Ensemble

The EQ Ensemble premieres Chamber Symphony, a commissioned work by Peter van Zandt Lane, alongside Late Night Banter by Aaron Jay Myers, Bliss Whispers by Stefanie Lubkowski, and a work by Eun-young Lee.

7:30 pm, Central Square YMCA, 820 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge.


12.4 // Turns | EQ Ensemble

This EQ Ensemble concert features our second commission for this season, Clifton Ingram’s Fortress of Turns, paired with two of Ingram’s influences, Nomi Epstein’s Sextet, and Drew Baker’s Charon. EQ composers Dan Lewis’ The Way We Wander and Mischa Salkind-Pearl’sA Poppy of Erasure are also featured.

7:30 pm, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 838 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge.


2.26 // The Fourth Wall Ensemble

Hybrid arts ensemble The Fourth Wall Ensemble with the Boston premiere of Vassal of the Sun, Boston composer Stefanie Lubkowski’s multi-dimensional exploration of ambition and mortality in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.

8 pm, Green Street Studios, 185 Green St, Cambridge.


3.15 // Alvin Lucier Portrait | Eq Ensemble

4 pm & 8 pm, Boston Conservatory, Room 106, 132 Ipswich St, Boston.


5.28 // Red Hedgehog Trio

Vocalist Tamara Plummer joins the Red Hedgehog Trio for RIDE (for a Lady Wheeler) a piece for voice, violin, and piano that addresses the life of an 1890’s-era Alabama lady cyclist who experiences and transcends racial and sexual exploitation. This concert also features the Boston premiere of 10X10, a set of ten miniature trios by 10 local and international living composers.

8 pm, Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville.