Guitarist Dan Lippel curates a program exploring elements of antiphonal writing in new music for electric guitar and electronics. Featured works will be Dai Fujikura's Sparking Orbit in a new version for electric guitar and fixed playback, a new work by Peter Gilbert incorporating elements of early music and antiphonal vocal works, and Ryan Streber's Descent for electric guitar and stereo amplification.
Guitarist Daniel Lippel is active as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist. Recent performing highlights include a solo tour of Germany, as well as recitals at the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Guitar Weekend festival, Istanbul’s Gitar Café, at Bowdoin College in Maine, and at the Univesity of Wisconsin at Eau-Claire. As a chamber musician, Lippel has performed on the Macau International Music Festival in China, the Musica Nova Festival in Helsinki, the Darmstadt Festival of New Music in Germany, and Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival at Alice Tully Hall. In October of 2009, he played the banjo concertino part in the American Premiere of H.K. Gruber’s Busking with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Other notable appearances include Gyorgy Kurtag’s Grabstein fur Stephan for guitar and orchestra with ICE at the grand opening of EMPAC in Troy, N.Y., chamber performances at the Andy Warhol Museum, the Kennedy Center, Carnegie’s Zankel and Weill Halls, and the Monadnock, Cooperstown, Greenwich, and Manchester chamber music festivals.