Stanford New Ensemble: Monologues and Metamorphoses

This is an Archive of a Past Event

The program Monologues and Metamorphoses will include contemporary pieces for "small forces" featuring Bethanne Walker, flute; Vanessa Langer, soprano; Joanne De Mars, cello; and McKenzie Camp, percussion – all members of Wild Rumpus, a San Francisco-based new music ensemble.


  • Bernhard Lang: Monadologie XVI for solo flute 
  • Robert Honstein: We Chose to go to the Moon, for cello and soprano 
  • Dan VanHassel: Fzzl for snare drum and live electronics
  • Ursula Kwong-Brown: Sonnet XX for solo cello 
  • Toru Takemitsu: Voice for solo flute 
  • John Tavener: Akhmatova for cello and soprano

The performance will be below the Forbes Family Cafe. Please bring your lunch and sit on the stairs.