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Wisconsin Premiere of Multiplicity by Lawrence Dillon Performed by Bowing Rogue and Friends

January 21, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net

The Wisconsin Premiere of Lawrence Dillon’s Multiplicity will be given by a group of six violinists, led by Bowing Rogue, the duo of Ilana Setapen and Margot Schwartz, and special guests on Tuesday, January 23 – 7:30 PM at Helen Bader Recital Hall of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, 1584 North Prospect Avenue in Milwaukee.

Dillon writes about the piece, “Multiplicities abound in our daily lives, countless duplications, each of which we strive to personalize, to distinguish with our personal touch, our page, our device, our moment. The sheer number of individualities at times seems to swallow all distinctions into a burbling mass. But now and again a single voice emerges, is heard and can be celebrated. We are what each of us does; we are what all of us do.” A recent performance of Multiplicity can be seen on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QGI0gJDQ2Q.

Other composers on the program are Martinu, Sarasate, Moszkowski, Shostakovich and Leclair. Other performers are pianist Stefanie Jacob and violinists Dylana Leung, Zhan Shu, Lindsay Erickson and Peter Vickery.

Visit violinist Ilana Setapen at http://ilanasetapen.com/ and Margot Schwartz at http://www.mso.org/about_mso/meet_the_orchestra/musician_roster/margot_schwartz.

Tickets for this concert are $15 at the door, $10 for students. For more information, call 414-276-5760, or visit http://wcmusic.org/.

Lawrence Dillon is Composer in Residence at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and has had recent commissions and performances by the Emerson String Quartet, the Mansfield (OH) Symphony, the Boise Philharmonic, the Salt Lake City Symphony, the Daedalus String Quartet, the University of Utah Philharmonia and the Idyllwild (CA) Symphony Orchestra. He has won awards from ASCAP, the Juilliard School, the Ravinia Festival, the International Horn Society, the American Music Center, CRS and many other organizations.

Naxos has issued Lawrence Dillon Violin Music (Catalogue No: 8.559644 - http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.559644), featuring seven chamber works performed by violinist Danielle Belen, 2008 Grand Prize Winner of the Sphinx Competition. His other recent, critically-acclaimed CD release, Insects and Paper Airplanes, is on the Bridge label – http://www.bridgerecords.com/catpage.php?call=9332. His music is published by American Composers Alliance - http://composers.com/. Visit his website at http://www.lawrencedillon.com/.

He is represented by Jeffrey James Arts Consulting - 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net, to whom inquiries about his music can be directed.

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