Madison New Music Festival returns for sixth season

The Madison New Music Festival is partnering with the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art on Friday, July 30 to present the next installment of the Wisconsin Composers Project.

The Wisconsin Composers Project showcases the diversity of contemporary music, with this year’s program reflecting on themes of land, nature and place with the music of five local composers, a release said.

Program highlights include:

Eric Delgado’s vibraphone duo Lillies Abound and electro-acoustic Phased Meditations, which encourages musicians and audiences to use their instruments, voices and mobile devices for the performance

Chiayu Hsu’s flute and cello duo City Renaissance

Evan William’s trombone and electronics Amber Waves

Anastasia Adams (Western Yup’ik) and nibiiwakamigkwe’s (Onyota’a:-ka, Anishinaabe, and Métis) Taiquaa, a collaboration combining throat singing, jingle dress dancing, Woodlands art, and spoken word.

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