season five

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.


9.8.15 // 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.


10.15.15 // 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.


12.4.15 // 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’s A Poppy of Erasure are also featured.

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




Spring concerts include:

  • 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.
  • An Alvin Lucier Portrait concert.
  • The Red Hedgehog Trio and vocalist Tamara Plummer.

Dates and locations for our spring concerts to be announced.