A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Nico Muhly

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October 26, 2007: From Here On Out, a ballet by Nico Muhly (26), to a choreography by Millepied, is performed for the first time.
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September 20, 2008: Triade, a dance by Nico Muhly (27), to a choreography by Millepied, is performed for the first time, at the Opéra Nationale de Paris.
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September 19, 2009: Three new works are performed for the first time, in Barbican Hall, London: Little Reliquary for GFH for cello, double bass, oboe, viola, and two violins by John Tavener (65), and Drones on “Oh Lord, Whose Mercies Numberless” for countertenor and orchestra, and Vocalise on Al lampo dell’ armi for countertenor and chamber orchestra, both by Nico Muhly (28).
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January 27, 2010: Impossible Things for tenor, violin, and strings by Nico Muhly (28), to words of Cavafy (tr.Mendelsohn), is performed for the first time, in Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
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October 15, 2010: One Thing Leads to Another, a dance by Nico Muhly (29), to a choreography by Millepied, is performed for the first time, in Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam.
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June 24, 2011: Two Boys, an opera by Nico Muhly (29), to words of Lucas, is performed for the first time, in the Coliseum, London.
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October 13, 2011: Two Voices for violin and optional keyboard by Nico Muhly (30) is performed for the first time, in Memorial Hall, Cincinnati.
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November 9, 2011: Dark Sisters, an opera by Nico Muhly (30), to words of Karam, is performed for the first time, in Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College, New York.
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November 14, 2011: A New Song for chorus by Nico Muhly (30) is performed for the first time, in Zürich.
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November 25, 2011: Drones, Variations, Ornaments for ten players by Nico Muhly (30) is performed for the first time, in Dublin.
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January 26, 2012: So Far So Good for orchestra by Nico Muhly (30) is performed for the first time, in Seattle.
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March 16, 2012: Cello Concerto by Nico Muhly (30) is performed for the first time, in Barbican Hall, London.
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July 14, 2012: Fast Changes, a ballet by Nico Muhly (30) is performed for the first time, in the Royal Opera House, London.
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August 25, 2012: Big Time for percussion and string quartet by Nico Muhly is performed for the first time, in Chandler Music Hall in his native town, Randolph, Vermont, on the eve of his 31st birthday.
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September 22, 2012: Moving Parts, a dance by Nico Muhly (31), to a choreography by Millepied, is performed for the first time, in Walt Disney Hall, Los Angeles.
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October 2, 2012: My Days for four vocal soloists and five violas da gamba by Nico Muhly (31) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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October 12, 2012: Compare Notes for violin and piano by Nico Muhly (31) is performed for the first time, at the Library of Congress, Washington.
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October 16, 2012: Tvisöngur for chamber orchestra by Nico Muhly (31) is performed for the first time, in Los Angeles, conducted by John Adams (65).
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November 11, 2012: Double Standard for percussion and orchestra by Nico Muhly (31) is performed for the first time, in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
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November 12, 2012: You Can’t Get There From Here for piano by Nico Muhly (31) is performed for the first time, in Symphony Hall, Boston.
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November 29, 2012: Far Away Songs for soprano and piano quintet by Nico Muhly (31), to words of Cavafy (tr.Mendelsohn) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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May 10, 2013: An Outrage for solo voices, chorus, and drones by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, at the Barbican Center, London.
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July 5, 2013: Old Bones for countertenor and lute by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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November 15, 2013: Recordare, domine for chorus by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania.
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March 21, 2014: Pleasure Ground for baritone and orchestra by Nico Muhly (32), to words of Olmstead, is performed for the first time, in Cincinnati.
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May 24, 2014: Dominus Regnavit for chorus and organ by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, at St. John’s College, Cambridge.
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May 27, 2014: Let All the World in Every Corner Sing for chorus, cello, and organ by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, in Clare College Chapel, Cambridge.
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June 2, 2014: Spiral Mass for chorus and organ by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, in Amsterdam.
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July 24, 2014: Fast Dances for two harps by Nico Muhly (32) is performed for the first time, in Sydney, Australia.
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July 26, 2014: All Our Works for chorus by Nico Muhly (32), to words of Thomas Cranmer, is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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October 19, 2014: Second Service (Magnificat & Nunc dimittis) for chorus and organ by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in Christ Church Christiana Hundred, Wilmington, Delaware.
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December 18, 2014: Our Present Charter for three vocal soloists, chorus, children’s chorus, and organ by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in Temple Church, London to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
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January 23, 2015: Seeing is Believing for electric violin and orchestra by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in Destiny Worship Center, Miramar Beach, Florida.
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February 5, 2015: Slow for four viols by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in Kings Palace, London.
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February 6, 2015: Concerto for viola and orchestra by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in the Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid.
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March 21, 2015: Look for Me by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in Amsterdam.
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April 18, 2015: How Little You Are for chorus and three guitar quartets by Nico Muhly (33), to words of Stewart and Blankenship, is performed for the first time, in Bass Concert Hall, Austin, Texas.
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May 14, 2015: Mixed Messages for orchestra by Nico Muhly (33) is performed for the first time, in Philadelphia.
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June 6, 2015: Sentences for counter-tenor and orchestra by Nico Muhly (33), to words of Gopnik, is performed for the first time, in Barbican Hall, London, conducted by the composer.
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August 27, 2015: So Many Things for mezzo-soprano and string quartet by Nico Muhly (34), to words of Cavafy (tr.Mendelsohn) and Oates, is performed for the first time, in Stillwater, Minnesota.
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September 13, 2015: Byzantium for soprano and piano by Nico Muhly (34) to words of Yeats, is performed for the first time, in the National Concert Hall, Dublin.
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September 19, 2015: Three Moon Songs for chorus by Nico Muhly (34), to words of Giraud (tr.Richter), is performed for the first time, at Santa Clara University, California.
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September 25, 2015: Clear, Loud, Bright, Forward, a ballet by Nico Muhly (34) to a choreography by Millepied, is performed for the first time, at the Palais Garnier, Paris.
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October 29, 2015: The Last Letter for baritone and piano by Nico Muhly (34) to soldiers letters from the First World War, is performed for the first time, in Milton Court Concert Hall, Barbican, London.
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November 27, 2015: Gentle Sleep for chorus by Nico Muhly (34) to words of Shakespeare, is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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December 4, 2015: Lorne Ys My Likinge for countertenor, tenor, and piano by Nico Muhly (34) to Medieval words, is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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December 4, 2015: Control—Five Landscapes for Orchestra by Nico Muhly (34) is performed for the first time, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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January 27, 2016: Strange Productions for mezzo-soprano and piano by Nico Muhly (34) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London
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May 29, 2016: Third Service (Magnificat & Nunc dimittis) for chorus and organ by Nico Muhly (34) is performed for the first time, in the Chapel of St. John's College, Cambridge.
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July 27, 2016: Two Songs for soprano and orchestra by Nico Muhly (34) to words of Merill and Spender, are performed for the first time, in Chicago.
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July 30, 2016: Perpetual Motion for piano by Nico Muhly (34) is performed for the first time, in Bolton Landing, New York.
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August 6, 2016: Pulses, Cycles, Clouds for percussion ensemble by Nico Muhly (34) is performed for the first time, at Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts.
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November 26, 2016: Malmesbury Motets for chorus and viola da gamba by Nico Muhly (35) is performed for the first time, at Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire.
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January 9, 2017: Comfortable Cruising Altitude for bass clarinet, percussion, piano, electric guitar, and double bass by Nico Muhly (35) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Hall, New York.
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January 27, 2017: Strange Productions for voice and piano by Nico Muhly (35) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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April 1, 2017: Works for piano are performed for the first time, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York:  Rimsky or La Monte Young by Louis Andriessen (77), I Still Play by John Adams (70), and Move by Nico Muhly (35).