March 2019

Memories


Renee Weiler Concert Hall
2022 Aug 8-14

Asturias, Spain

ADAMR Festival

A project designed to revitalize rural areas bringing international projects and promoting the use of disused spaces while encouraging rural/cultural tourism in the villages. CreArtBox and ADAMR constituted a joint venture with Association for the Development of the Arts in the Rural Environment” (ADAMR). The festival included classical music concerts, talks, interviews, conferences, and video art.

2022 Sep 27-29

CreArt Music Festival

Part of: CreArt Music Festival

The Blue Gallery

222 E 46th St, New York
NY 10017 View Map

Tuesday, Sep 27th, Wednesday, Sep 28th, Thursday, Sep 29th 2022

7:30 p.m.

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Past events

2022 Jun 4

Queens Rising

Part of: Queens Rising

Queens Public Library at Hunters Point

47-40 Center Blvd, Queens
NY 11109 View Map

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

3:30 p.m.

More Info

CreArtBox will be a part of Queens Rising. A multi-disciplinary arts & culture celebration, designed to highlight our borough’s cultural & creative diversity. Taking place throughout June 2022

In partnership with the Queens Public Library, CreArtBox presents a live podcast music series that utilizes classical music to trigger a conversation about art culture, society, and more.

Designed as a hybrid talk show / chamber music concert and published in podcast format (with a live audience). This program unfolds the intriguing minds of musicians to new audiences serving as a gateway to enter the profound and wild world of classical music.

On each episode, a different theme is chosen (a period of time, a specific composer, a particular piece, etc). Guest artists chat about it moderated by a host, and with a grand piano on stage, musical examples and full pieces are performed.

2022 Jun 2

Podcast Concert Series

Part of: Podcast Concert Series

Queens Public Library at Kew Gardens Hills

Kew Gardens Hills 72-33 Vleigh Place, Queens
NY 11109 View Map

Thursday, June 2th, 2022

6:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Queens Public Library, CreArtBox presents a live podcast music series that utilizes classical music to trigger a conversation about art culture, society, and more.

Designed as a hybrid talk show / chamber music concert and published in podcast format (with a live audience). This program unfolds the intriguing minds of musicians to new audiences serving as a gateway to enter the profound and wild world of classical music.

On each episode, a different theme is chosen (a period of time, a specific composer, a particular piece, etc). Guest artists chat about it moderated by a host, and with a grand piano on stage, musical examples and full pieces are performed.

2022 May 27

Chutzpah! Festival, Vancouver

Part of: Chutzpah! Kibbitz Conversation Series

Chutzpah! Kibbitz

Online (www.chutzpahfestival.com)

On Demand May 27 - June 12, 2022

The Chutzpah! Kibbitz Conversation Series peeks behind the velvet drapes of the classical concert hall with a program of exquisite works by composers Ernest Bloch and Paul Schoenfield. Then, join host Iris Bahr and Chutzpah! Artistic Managing Director Jessica Gutteridge for an intimate conversation with pianist Josefina Urraca and flutist Guillermo Laporta about life, love, music, and what conductors are really like.

Artists

Keir GoGwilt, Violin

Yi Qun Xu,Cello

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

2022 May 22

Chaminade Music Series

Part of: Chaminade Music Series

Grinton I. Will Library

1500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers
NY 10710 View Map

Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

2:00 p.m.

Chaminade Music Club of Yonkers is celebrating its 126th Anniversary and CreArtBox will be a part of it with a program for flute and piano taken from the violin and clarinet repertoire. Janacek, Debussy, and Frank portray a wild reflection of the emotional scenery in Europe at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st. Their music articulates profound emotions full of contrasts, indelible passages, and some of the finest melodies and harmonies ever written.

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

Program

Claude Debussy

First Rhapsody

Leoš Janáček

Violin Sonata

  1. Con moto
  2. Ballada
  3. Allegretto
  4. Adagio

César Franck

Sonata in A Major

  1. Allegretto ben moderato
  2.  Allegro
  3. Recitativo-Fantasia: Ben moderato
  4. Allegretto poco mosso
2022 May 5

Live Podcast Music Series

Part of: CreArt Music Series

Queens Public Library at Hunters Point

47-40 Center Blvd, Queens
NY 11109 View Map

Thursday, May 5th, 2022

6:00 p.m.




In partnership with the Queens Public Library, CreArtBox presents a live podcast music series that utilizes classical music to trigger a conversation about art, culture, society, and more.

Designed as a hybrid talk show / chamber music concert and published in podcast format (with a live audience), this program delves into the intriguing minds of musicians, serving as a gateway for new audiences to enter the wild and profound world of classical music.

Each episode centers around a different theme (a period of time, a specific composer, a particular piece, etc). Guest artists participate in a lively discussion moderated by a host, and with a grand piano on stage, musical examples and full pieces are performed.

2022 Apr 10

CreArt Music Festival

Wherever one turns

Culture Lab LIC 5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Artists

Mari Lee, violin

Yezu Wu, violin

Yi Qun Xu, cello

Matthew Cohen, viola

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

Program

Joseph Haydn
Symphony 94: Surprise
for flute, strings and piano

Joaquin Turina
Piano quartet in a minor Op.67

  1. Lento - Andante mosso
  2. Vivo
  3. Andante

Cullyn Murphy *
Everywhere all ways
for flute, strings and piano

Gustav Mahler

Piano Quartet in A minor
for violin, viola, cello & piano

2022 Apr 9

CreArt Music Festival

We can learn

Culture Lab LIC 5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Artists

Matthew Cohen, viola

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

Program

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Trio in E flat major K.498
for flute, viola, and piano 

  1. Andante
  2. Menuetto
  3. Allegretto

Robert Schumann
Fantasy Pieces
for viola and piano Op.73

  1. Tender and with expression
  2. Lively, light
  3. Quick and with fire

Tatiana Nikolayeva
Trio Op.18
for flute, viola, and piano 

  1. Prelude. Moderato
  2. Scherzo. Presto
  3. Monologue (solo viola). Adagio
  4. Aria. Moderato
  5. Intermezzo. Allegro molto
  6. Pastorale. Andante
  7. Fantasy March. Tempo di marcia
  8. Finale. Allegro ma non troppo

Bryan Wysocki *
We Can Learn Me Together
for flute, viola, and piano

2022 Apr 8

CreArt Music Festival

Childhood Memories

Culture Lab LIC 5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Artists

Mari Lee, violin

Yi Qun Xu, cello

Josefina Urraca, piano

Program

Joseph Haydn
Trio in E Major Hob.XV/28
Allegro Moderato
Allegretto
Finale: Allegro

Annamaria Kowalsky *
Autopoiesis
for cello solo

Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano trio n. 1 in c minor Op.8
Andante

Annamaria Kowalsky *
Perpetuo
for solo violin

Franz Schubert
Notturno in E-flat major, Op. 148
for violin, cello & piano

Annamaria Kowalsky *
Childhood Memories
for toy piano

Timo Andres *
Piano Trio
for violin, cello & piano
III. Coda (made of wood)

2022 Apr 5

Culture Lab

Live Streaming Series

Janáček, Debussy and Franck flute & piano recital

Culture Lab LIC 5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Artists

CreArtBox Ensemble

Program

Selection of the CreArtBox Music Festival

2022 Mar 11

Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

LiveSOUNDS Music Series

Janáček, Debussy and Franck flute & piano recital

Janacek, Debussy, and Frank portray a wild reflection of the emotional scenery in Europe at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st. Their music articulates profound emotions full of contrasts, indelible passages, and some of the finest melodies and harmonies ever written.

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, Flute

Josefina Urraca, Piano

Program

Claude Debussy

First Rhapsody

for flute and piano (original for clarinet & orchestra)

Leoš Janáček

Violin Sonata

for flute and piano (original for violin & piano)

  1. Con moto
  2. Ballada
  3. Allegretto
  4. Adagio

    César Franck

    Sonata for Flute and Piano in A Major
    for flute & piano (original for violin & piano)

    1. Allegretto ben moderato
    2.  Allegro
    3. Recitativo-Fantasia: Ben moderato
    4. Allegretto poco mosso
2021 Dec 5

Culture Lab LIC

Pari Intervalo

This festival engage new audiences by presenting high-quality performances of new music written by emerging and established living composers (David Lang, Sebastian Currier, Anna Clyne and, Meredith Monk), as well as classical music from the 17th century onwards (Debussy, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Schumann). A key component of the festival is the use of innovative visuals installations and multimedia designs alongside the musical performances. The festival lineup includes a series of performances featuring artists from CreArtBox's roster of 20 international musicians, as well as guest artists and collaborators.

Artists

Keir GoGwilt,
Violin

Matthew Cohen,
Viola

Yi Qun Xu,
Cello

Jane Yoon,
Harp

Guillermo Laporta,
Flute

Josefina Urraca,
Piano

Program

Gustav Mahler

Piano Quartet in A minor
for violin, viola, cello & piano

Henriette Renie

Legende
for solo harp

Georg Philipp Telemann

Quartet TWV 43 g4
for flute, violin, viola & cello

II Adagio

III. Allegro

Leoš Janáček

String Quartet No.1, “Kreutzer Sonata” for flute, violin, viola & cello (.arr)

IV Con moto

Johannes Brahms

Piano Quartet No.1, Op.25 for violin, viola, cello & piano

IV. Rondo alla Zingarese. Presto

Arvo Pärt *

Pari intervallo
for flute, violin, viola, cello, piano & harp

2021 Dec 4

Culture Lab LIC

A wonderful day

This festival engage new audiences by presenting high-quality performances of new music written by emerging and established living composers (David Lang, Sebastian Currier, Anna Clyne and, Meredith Monk), as well as classical music from the 17th century onwards (Debussy, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Schumann). A key component of the festival is the use of innovative visuals installations and multimedia designs alongside the musical performances. The festival lineup includes a series of performances featuring artists from CreArtBox's roster of 20 international musicians, as well as guest artists and collaborators.

Artists

Keir GoGwilt,
Violin

Yi Qun Xu,
Cello

Josefina Urraca,
Piano

Sarah K. Williams,
Visual Artist

Program

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Trio Op. 11
for violin, cello & piano

I Allegro con brio

II Adagio

III Theme with variations

Arvo Pärt *

Mirror in the mirror for violin & piano

Ernest Bloch

3 Nocturnes for Piano Trio for violin, cello & piano

I. Andante

II. Andante quieto

III. Tempestoso

Guillermo Laporta

Waltz from the opera ballet Two Roads for piano solo
dancer Mary Taylor Hennings

Edward Grieg

Andante con moto
for violin, cello & piano

Timo Andres *

Piano Trio
for violin, cello & piano

III. Coda (made of wood)

video art by Sarah K. Williams

2021 Dec 3

Culture Lab LIC

The Bringer of Pace

This festival engage new audiences by presenting high-quality performances of new music written by emerging and established living composers (David Lang, Sebastian Currier, Anna Clyne and, Meredith Monk), as well as classical music from the 17th century onwards (Debussy, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Schumann). A key component of the festival is the use of innovative visuals installations and multimedia designs alongside the musical performances. The festival lineup includes a series of performances featuring artists from CreArtBox's roster of 20 international musicians, as well as guest artists and collaborators.

Artists

Guillermo Laporta,
Flute

Josefina Urraca,
Piano

Nuno Marques,
Piano

Nathaniel Sullivan,
Baritone

Robert Sirvent,
Visual Artist

Program

Albert Roussel

Two poems by Ronsard for voice & flute

Nightingale, my pretty

Heaven, air and wind

Gustav Holst

The Planets for two pianos

II. Venus - The Bringer of Peace

IV. Neptune - The mystic

Manuel De Falla

Spanish folk Songs for voice & piano V. Lullaby

III. Asturian

Andre Caplet

An invisible flute
for voice, flute & piano

Phillipe Gaubert

Pagan Evening
for voice, flute & piano

John Harbison *

Flashes and Illuminations for voice & piano

    video art by Robert Sirvent

    Steve Reich *

    Piano Phase for two pianos

    2021 Dec 2

    Culture Lab LIC

    Then I Knew

    This festival engage new audiences by presenting high-quality performances of new music written by emerging and established living composers (David Lang, Sebastian Currier, Anna Clyne and, Meredith Monk), as well as classical music from the 17th century onwards (Debussy, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Schumann). A key component of the festival is the use of innovative visuals installations and multimedia designs alongside the musical performances. The festival lineup includes a series of performances featuring artists from CreArtBox's roster of 20 international musicians, as well as guest artists and collaborators.

    Artists

    Matthew Cohen,
    Viola

    Jane Yoon,
    Harp

    Guillermo Laporta,
    Flute

    Marieken Cochius,
    Painter

    Mary Taylor Hennings,
    Dancer

    Sara C. Sun,
    Visual Artist

    Program

    Andre Jolivet

    Petite suite
    for flute, viola & harp

    Mario Díaz de León

    Luciform
    for flute solo & electronics
    live painting video by Marieken Cochius

    Claude Debussy

    Second Sonata
    for flute, viola & harp

    Toru Takemitsu *

    And Then I Knew ‘Twas Wind for flute, viola & harp

    Video art by Sara C. Sun, video artist

    2021 Oct 15

    Culture Lab LIC

    Lighting the dark

    a piano recital that combines classical repertoire alongside new pieces by Queens composers, finding a connection between the old and the new music, surrounded by an interactive space, with video mapping and projections design.

    Program

    Greg Karnillaw *

    March [5’]

    Alone Along [4’]

    Sheree Clement *

    Preludes (selection) [13’]

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata KV 283 [15’]

    Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Moments Musicaux op. 16 (selection) [16’]

    Beata Moon *

    Submerged [4’]

    Prelude [5’]

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Mizuko Kaji, set designer

    Sara C. Sun, video artist

    Sarah K. Williams, video artist

    2021 Oct 6

    Culture Lab LIC

    Queens Preludes

    CreArtBox is coming back to the NYC live music scene with the world premiere of the piece Queens Preludes, a composition of 12 preludes for flute and piano written by Guillermo Laporta during COVID times exploring the concept of "looking back at memories before life-changing events".

    Program

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Queens Preludes

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2021 Aug 14

    Asturias, Spain

    Leiguarda Festival

    A music festival in Asturias Spain connecting American and Spanish artists to develop rural areas, presenting new music and visual art.

    Program

    John Harbison *

    Flashes and Illuminations [16’]

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano trio op.49 [35’]

    Joseph Haydn

    Piano trio in D Major, Hob. XV:16 [12’]

    Manuel de Falla

    Seven Spanish Folksongs [13’]

    Leonard Berstein

    To What You Said

    Marcos Fernández *

    Atlantic Fantasy

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    But hence, you foolish, useless worries!

    (Aria N2 from the BWV 8 Cantanta)

    Artists

    Laude Martínez, host

    Beatriz Blanco, cello

    Nathaniel Sullivan, baritone

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2021 May 1

    WEB EXPERIENCE

    CreArt Music Festival

    An interactive online program based around classical and contemporary repertoire for solo flute, piano, violin and cello, and baritone and piano, including Flashes and illuminations by John Harbison, Luciform by Mario Diaz de Leon, Mozart’s Sonata KV 283, Violin Chaconne and Doch weichet, ihr tollen” from BWV 8 by Bach, and Britten’s 3rd suite for cello.

    Program

    John Harbison *

    Flashes and Illuminations [16’]

    Benjamin Britten

    Third suite for cello [23’]

    Mario Diaz de Leon *

    Luciform [9’]

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Chaconne [20’]

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata KV 283 [15’]

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Preludes [40’]

    Artists

    Robert Sirvent, video artist

    Hsiao-Chu Hsia, dancer

    Sara C. Sun, video artist

    Sarah K. Williams, video artist

    Marieken Cochius, painter

    Mari Lee, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Nathaniel Sullivan, baritone

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2020 Feb 14-15

    Tank Theater

    Two Roads

    Two Road materialize the inner thoughts of Elle, scrutinizing the choices that she made throughout her life in an apocryphal attempt to write a letter to a future self, a reincarnation or a future generation. Elle’s character is constructed overlapping a conglomerated of performers that fluctuate in time & space.

    Creative Team

    Concept, music, and dramaturgy by

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Scene direction and choreography by

    Tagore Gonzalez

    Set and costume design by

    Isis de Coura

    Executive Producer

    Josefina Urraca

    Cast

    Mary Taylor Hennings, dancer

    Can Wang, dancer

    Ariadne Greif, soprano

    Nathaniel Sullivan, baritone

    Julie Berndt, actress

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2019 Dec 20

    Renee Weiller Concert Hall

    Brandenburg

    CreArt Music Series

    CreArtBox collaborated with the Arte String Quartet to present a program based around Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5.

    Program

    Evan O. Adams *

    Branden Bird Can Share Too - New commission, world premiere [5’]

    Benjamin Britten

    String quartet No. 2 [30’]

    Philip Lasser *

    Ballade for flute & string quartet [9’]

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 [25’]

    Artists

    Arte Quartet

    Amelia Dietrich, violin

    Harriet Langley, violin

    Emily Liu, viola 

    Matthew Chen, cello

    CreArtBox

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Michelle Ross, violin

    Gregrory Robbins, double-bass

    2019 Dec 1

    Monten Hall

    Awave

    CreArtBox presents AWAVE in Japan in collaboration with the costume and set designer Mizuko Kaji, (who previously worked at Visuality in 2016). Expect a multimedia concert experience for flute, piano, video, and electronics.

    Program

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Awave [55’]

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta *, composer and flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Set and costume design by

    Mizuko Kaji

    2019 Nov 10

    Bay Ridge Presbyterian Church

    Awave

    Bay Ridge Concert Series is a brand new concert series taking place in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. These series enrich and celebrate the Bay Ridge Community by sponsoring an eclectic lineup of musicians and musical groups from jazz, classical, latin, and folk genres.

    Program

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Awave [55’]

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta *, composer and flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Presented by

    Bay Ridge Concert Series

    2019 Oct 5

    Renee Weiler COncert Hall

    Bilitis

    CreArt Music Series

    CreArtBox and Parhelion Trio join forces to kick off their 2019/20 concert series in an evening inspired by Claude Debussy’s Songs of Bilitis.

    Program

    Philip Glass *

    Music in Similar Motion [12’]

    Seong Ae Kim *

    New commission [10’]

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in D op.6 [6’]

    Claude Debussy

    The Songs of Bilitis [17’]

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Tarantelle, Op.6 [7’]

    Artists

    Parhelion Trio

    Sarah Carrier, flute

    Ashleé Miller, clarinet

    Andrea Christie, piano

    CreArtBox

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Nuno Marques, Piano and Celesta

    Jacopo Rampini, Reciter

    2019 Sep 1

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    Two Roads

    CreArt Music Festival

    Two Road is a chamber opera for mezzo-soprano, physical actor, choir & dance ensemble, electronic, piano, percussions and movable set. Although framed as an opera due to his musical nature, this performance embraces the set, the choreography, and the light and sound design, as part of the dramaturgy elements that are written in the “libretto” following a parallel creative process.

    Creative Team

    Concept, music, and dramaturgy by

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Scene direction and choreography by

    Tagore Gonzalez

    Set and costume design by

    Isis de Coura

    Music direction by

    Josefina Urraca

    Cast

    Mary Taylor Hennings, dancer

    Can Wang, dancer

    Rosalie van Wamel, dancer

    Ariadne Greif, soprano

    Julie Berndt, actress

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2019 Aug 31

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    End Of Time

    CreArt Music Festival

    On August 31st, we presented one of the most emotionally weighted pieces of music ever written, Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen, alongside Mandalas in the Rubble by Dai Wei.

    Program

    Dai Wei *

    Mandalas in the Rubble, NY premiere [8’]

    Olivier Messiaen

    Quartet for the End of Time [50’]

    Artists

    Mari Lee, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2019 Aug 30

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    Memories

    CreArt Music Festival

    We joined forces with the cellist Julia Yang to present music written for flute, cello, and piano by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Ned Rorem.

    Program

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano trio op.49 [35’]

    Joseph Haydn

    Piano trio in D Major, Hob. XV:16 [12’]

    Ned Rorem *

    Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano [10’]

    Artists

    Julia Yang, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    2019 Jul 1-7

    Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute

    Avaloch Farm Institute provides musicians to have the time and space to work intensively on repertoire, prepare for recordings, concerts or competitions, work with composers on commissions, and forge or reconnect to a group musical identity.

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2019 Mar 31

    Oktaven audiO studio

    Recording AWAVE

    CreArtBox came back to Oktaven audiO to record their new CD, Awave.

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta *, composer and flute

    2019 Mar 1

    Renee Weiller Concert Hall

    Memories

    CreArt Music Series

    Music by Pulitzer Award winner, Ned Rorem, Mendelssohn, and Haydn, performed by CreArtBox.

    Program
    Elif Ebru Sakar *

    Memories

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano trio op.49

    Philippe Gaubert

    Trois Aquarelles

    Joseph Haydn

    Piano trio in D Major, Hob. XV:16

    Ned Rorem *

    Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano

    Artists

    Julia Yang, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Edjo Wheeler, sculptor

    2019 Jan 17-20

    Chamber Music America: 2019 National Conference

    CMA’s National Conference is an annual gathering providing ensemble music professionals the opportunity to hear inspiring speakers, engage with industry leaders, network with peers, and more.

    2019 Jan 18

    Renee Weiller Concert Hall

    AWAVE WITHIN

    CreArt Music Series

    Greenwich House Music and CreArtBox music group, supported by the Amphion Foundation, presented a performance with music by Meredith Monk, Guillermo Laporta, Copland, Poulenc, Mompou, and Telemann, with the collaboration of the Italian-American actor, Jacopo Rampini.

    Program
    Francis Poulenc

    Sonata for Flute and Piano

    Guillermo Laporta *

    AWAVE for flute piano & electronic

    Meredith Monk *

    Gotham Lullaby

    George Philipp Telemann

    Sonata For Recorder & Harpsichord In F Major

    Aaron Copland

    Duo for flute & piano

    Frank Martin

    Ballade for flute and piano

    Artists

    Jacopo Rampini, actor

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    2018 Dec 11

    Grinton I. Will Public Library

    Flute and piano recital

    Chaminade Club invited CreArtBox to present a concert with music for flute and piano.

    Program
    Manuel de Falla

    Seven Spanish Folksongs (selection)

    Ottorino Respighi

    Violin Sonata in B minor

    I. Moderato

    J.S. Bach

    Flute Sonata in E major, BWV 1035

    I. Adagio ma non tanto

    II. Allegro

    Cécile Chaminade

    Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107

    Francis Poulenc

    Sonata for flute and piano

    François Borne

    Fantaisie brillante sur "Carmen"

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Presened by

    Chaminade Club

    2018 Dec 8-9

    Anthology Film Archives

    PLAYFUL

    Composer Greg Karnilaw and videographer Augusta Palmer invited CreArtBox to perform music written for several short films.

    Program

    Music by Greg Karnilaw *

    Nugatory

    Breath

    Breath reprise

    Tara episode I

    Tara episode II

    Child’s play

    March

    About Seven

    Whimsical

    Aye-Aye

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

    Brigid Coleridge, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Doug Perry, percussion

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2018 Sep 2

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    Just as they are

    CreArt Music Festival

    "Just As They Are" presented the full core ensemble of CreArtBox (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano) with full-scale set design and a unique visual approach. This was the finale of the CreArt Festival. The repertoire included music by Anna Clyne, Joshua Penman, Johannes Brahms, Márcos Fernandez, Georg Philipp Telemann, and David Lang.

    Program

    Claude Debussy (arr. Michael Webster)

    Petite Suite

    David Lang *

    Sweet air

    Telemann

    Third Paris Quartet (TWV 43: G4)

    Anna Clyne *

    Just as they are

    Brahms

    Trio op.114

    Joshua Penman *

    Dawnlight

    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse

    Artists

    Marissa Maislen, dancer and choreographer

    Mélanie Clapiès, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    2018 Sep 1

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    Awave

    CreArt Music Festival

    The festival hosted the presentation of Guillermo Laporta’s Awave, which blends years of opera, symphonic and chamber music performances with multimedia sound design and sound track composition. The performance presented a collection of pieces written for VR experiences, theatrical sound design and video games. It also featured the world premiere of 10 new pieces for flute, piano and electronics.

    Program

    Guillermo Laporta *

    AWAVE for flute piano and electronics

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Marcos Fernandez *

    Mikado

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, solo flute and composer

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2018 Aug 31

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    Folk culture

    CreArt Music Festival

    “Folk Culture”, explored music written for violin, cello and piano, and popular tunes in classical music. Repertoire included: Beethoven’s Kakadu variations op. 121a, Rachmaninoff’s Trio Elegiaque number 1, Franck Martin’s Trio on Irish Folk Tunes, and Dvorak’s Dumky Trio.

    Program
    Frank Martin

    Trio on Irish Folk Tunes

    Antonín Dvořák

    Dumky trio

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Kakadu variations op.121a

    Rachmaninoff

    Trio Elegiaque n. 1

    Artists

    Mélanie Clapiès, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2018 Jun 25

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    Presentation of the educational project CreArtED

    CreArt ED is a modern music education program crafted to spread the love and values of music through engaging and collaborative programs in the 5 boroughs of New York.

    Program
    Enesco

    Cantabile et Presto

    Bartok

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Aaron Copland

    Duo for Flute and Piano

    Frank Martin

    Ballade for Flute and Piano

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Presented by

    Plaxall Art Gallery

    2018 May 8

    Grinton I. Will Public Library

    Violin and piano recital

    Chaminade Club invited CreArtBox's musicians Mélanie Clapiès and Josefina Urraca to present a concert with French music for violin and piano.

    Program

    Massenet

    Thaïs Meditation

    Chaminade

    Rondeau

    Faure

    Après un rêve

    Franck

    Violin Sonata

    Debussy

    Violin Sonata

    Satie

    Gymnopedies

    Gounod

    Ave Maria

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Mélanie Clapiès, violin

    Presened by

    Chaminade Club

    2018 Apr 29

    Arts Month at the New York Society for Ethical Culture

    A humanist community dedicated to ethical relationships, social justice, and environmental stewardship for over 142 years.

    Program

    Bach

    Flute sonata in E flat Major

    Faure

    Après un rêve

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Marcos Fernandez *

    Northumbrian

    Enesco

    Cantabile et Presto

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Presented by

    New York Society for Ethical Culture

    2018 Mar 30

    New York Society for Ethical Culture

    Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, Martin Bresnick, Ransom Wilson and Le Train Bleu

    CreArt Music Series

    While a full orchestra usually performs Mahler’s most popular symphony, Erwin Stein helped bring it to life for chamber orchestra in this unique arrangement. We were thrilled about the opportunity to collaborate to perform this masterpiece with Le Train Bleu, and conductor Ransom Wilson.

    Program

    Martin Bresnick *

    My Twentieth Century

    Gustav Mahler

    4th Symphony arr.Erwin Stein

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

    Tim Gocklin, oboe

    Mélanie Clapiès, violin

    Alex Shiozaki, violin

    Colin Brook, viola

    Julia Yang, cello

    Greg Robbins, double-bass

    Victor Cacesse, percussion

    Nuno Da Silva, piano

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Janna Baty, soprano

    2018 Jan 26

    New York Society for Ethical Culture

    Joshua Penman, Lewis Lockwood, Beethoven, Debussy and Bryce Dessner

    CreArt Music Series

    CreArtBox continued its mission working with living composers presenting a new piece written by the American Composer, Joshua Penman. The performance included a brief pre-concert talk by the Beethoven scholar and biographer Lewis Lockwood.

    Program
    Beethoven

    Kakadu variations op. 121a

    Bryce Dessner *

    Murder Ballades

    Claude Debussy (arr. Michael Webster)

    Petite Suite

    Joshua Penman *

    Moontides (World Premiere)

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Nick Gallas, clarinet

    Mélanie Clapiès, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Doug Perry, percussion

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2017 Nov 18

    Bay Ridge Presbyterian Church

    Flute and piano recital

    Bay Ridge Concert Series is a brand new concert series taking place in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. These series enrich and celebrate the Bay Ridge Community by sponsoring an eclectic lineup of musicians and musical groups from jazz, classical, Latin, and folk genres.

    Program
    Debussy

    Violin Sonata (transcibed for flute)

    Ottorino Respighi

    Violin Sonata (transcibed for flute)

    Bartok

    Romanian Dances

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Presented by

    Bay Ridge Concert Series

    2017 Oct 26

    New York Society for Ethical Culture

    JP Jofre, John Cage, Florent Schmitt, David Lang, Telleman, Guillermo Laporta and Rachmaninoff

    CreArt Music Series

    CreArtBox collaborated with JP Jofre who has been repeatedly highlighted by the New York Times and praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great Performers at Lincoln Center.

    Program
    John Cage

    Melodies No. 3 & 6

    Florent Schmitt

    Pour presque tous les temps (III movement)

    David Lang*

    Short Fall

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    The fourth book of Quartets (selection)

    Guillermo Laporta *

    Craziest Things (World Premiere)

    Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Trio élégiaque No.1 in G minor

    JP Jofre *

    Como el Agua & Universe

    Artists

    Brigid Coleridge, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2017 Oct 6

    Opera America Center

    Piano recital

    Josefina Urraca performed solo piano repertoire by Rachmaninoff, Haydn, and Albeniz.

    Program
    Haydn

    Piano Sonata Hob: XVI/34 e minor

    Rachmaninoff

    Piano Sonata op. 36, n.2

    Albeniz

    El Albaicin

    Marcos Fernandez *

    Northumbrian

    Artists

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2017 May 18

    New York Society for Ethical Culture

    Timo Andres, Anna Clyne, David Lang, Dvorak and Telemann

    CreArt Music Series

    The New York Society for Ethical Culture and CreArtBox presented a new edition of the CreArt Music Series. In this third edition, CreArtBox performed music by David Lang, Meredith Monk, Anna Clyne (New York premiere of Just As They Are), Timo Andres, Joshua Penman (World premiere of Dawnlight), Dvorak, and Telemann.

    Program
    Anna Clyne *

    Just As They are

    Timo Andres *

    Formal Conceits

    Joshua Penman *

    Dawnlight (World Premiere)

    David Lang *

    Sweet Air

    Dvorak

    Dumky trio

    Telemann

    Flute quartets (selection)

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Nick Gallas, clarinet

    Johnna Wu, violin

    Julia Yang, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2016 Dec 2-3

    Queens Theatre

    Visuality VII

    Visuality is a music and theater production which develops a narrative inspired by studies by Sigmund Freud and Carl Rogers, where a psychoanalyst explores the deepest thoughts of his mind through music, poetry, and observation.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    Joshua Penman *

    Mariri

    Sebastian Currier *

    Selection from Verge and Static

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

    Clara Vazquez, violin

    Mindy Asher, cello

    Robby Bowen, percussion

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Marissa Maislen, dancer and choreographer

    Jacopo Rampini, actor

    Mizuko Kaji, costume designer

    Presented by

    Queens Theatre

    2016 Nov 4

    Mary Flager Cary Hall

    Todd Reynolds, Luke Dubois, Meredith Monk,Messiaen, Marcos Fernandez and Frank Martin

    CreArt Music Series

    CreArtBox presented the second edition of the CreArt Music Series with two guests: violinist and composer Todd Reynolds and video artist Luke Dubois. On these performances, audiences of all ages gathered together to experience a unique event where classical music meets visual art creating an exceptional experience.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Mikado and Northumbrian

    Messiaen

    Quartet for the end of time

    Todd Reynolds *

    Outerborought

    David Lang *

    Killer

    Meredith Monk *

    Gotham Lullaby

    Frank Martin

    Ballade

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Todd Reynolds, violin

    Luke DuBois,video artist

    2016 Sep 30

    Mary Flager Cary Hall

    Sebastian Currier, Gaubert, Beethoven, Joshua Penman and Judd Greenstein

    CreArt Music Series

    CreArtBox presented the first edition of the CreArt Music Series with three guest composers: Sebastian Currier, Judd Greenstein, and Joshua Penman. CreArtBox performed their music among Gaubert and Beethoven' compositions.

    Program
    Beethoven

    Quintet for Piano and Winds

    Philippe Gaubert

    3 Aquarelles

    Judd Greenstein *

    Untitled (finding something special)

    Sebastian Currier *

    Selection from Verge and Static

    Joshua Penman *

    Mariri-World Premier

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute and projection design

    Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

    Clara Vazquez, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Pam Larson, video artist

    2016 Jan 7

    Le Poisson Rouge

    Chamber Music America Showcase

    Winners of the Chamber Music Competition, sponsored by the University of South Carolina in collaboration with Chamber Music America, is the country’s only major chamber music competition in which the judging criteria include both artistic excellence and innovative event design.

    Program
    Beethoven

    Quintet for Piano and Winds

    George Crumb *

    Vox Balaenae

    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Anton Rist, clarinet

    Clara Vazquez, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Presented by

    Chamber Music America Showcase

    2015 Oct 16

    Steinway Concert Hall

    Flute and piano recital

    This CD, with its ardor for the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, reimagines the music for violin and piano of Claude Debussy and Ottorino Respighi, expanding it into the repertoire of the modern flute. The recordign was made in the Summer of 2016 at Oktaven Studios, New York City.

    Program
    Debussy

    Violin Sonata (transcibed for flute)

    Ottorino Respighi

    Violin Sonata (transcibed for flute)

    Bartok

    Romanian Dances

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Presented by

    Steinway Concert Hall

    2015 May 9-11

    Clemente Soto Velez

    Visuality VI

    VISUALITY VI was almost an identical production to Visuality 5. CreArtBox was a resident ensemble at the Flamboyan Theater at the Clemente Soto Velez in New York City. This project is the last one before shifting into a scripted production the following year.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Sebastian Currier *

    Selection from Verge and Static

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Anton Rist, clarinet

    Keir Gogwilt, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Morgelyn Tenbeth-ward, dancer and choreographer

    Rick Cekovsky, actor

    Jen Fok, lighting designer

    Presented by

    Clemente Soto Velez

    2015 May 3

    Michiko Studios

    Soundtrack recordinf of ¨A is for Aye Aye¨

    CreArtBox recorded the soundtrack for this short film. A young girl named Iris is transformed by her encounter with an engraving from a nineteenth-century book. Tired of the offerings of the virtual world, nine-year-oldd Iris wanders down Fifth Avenue and into the New York Public Library’s Picture Collection.

    Program
    Greg Karnilaw *

    A is for Aye Aye

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Colin Brook, viola

    Keir Gogwilt, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2015 Mar 13-14

    Tank Theater

    Visuality V

    VISUALITY V continued the evolution of a multimedia concert that explores the visual aspects of music. Each piece explores how light and sound can intersect in their purest form. Visuality was considered an ongoing series that explored the concert of “Visual Concert”.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Sebastian Currier *

    Selection from Verge and Static

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Anton Rist, clarinet

    Keir Gogwilt, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Morgelyn Tenbeth-ward, dancer and choreographer

    Rick Cekovsky, actor

    Jen Fok, lighting designer

    Presented by

    The Tank Theater

    2014 Nov 6-7

    Artisphere Theater

    Visuality IV

    VISUALITY is a multimedia concert that explores the visual aspects of music. Each piece explores how light and sound can intersect in their purest form. Visuality was considered an ongoing series that explored the concert of “Visual Concert”.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Sebastian Currier *

    Selection from Verge and Static

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Anton Rist, clarinet

    Keir Gogwilt, violin

    Miho Zaitsu, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Morgelyn Tenbeth-ward, dancer and choreographer

    Rick Cekovsky, actor

    Jen Fok, lighting designer

    Presented by

    Artisphere Theater, D.C.

    2014 Nov 4

    Cervantes Institute

    Visuality III

    The three first productions of Visuality were the genesis of a music series that explored the visual aspects of music with a narrative voice guiding the audience through and almost meditative journey. This project evolved into a new scripted production during a total of 7 productions from 2014 to 2016.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    Jacob TV *

    Lipstick

    Sebastian Currier *

    Selection from Verge and Static

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Anton Rist, clarinet

    Keir Gogwilt, violin

    Miho Zaitsu, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Morgelyn Tenbeth-ward, dancer and choreographer

    Rick Cekovsky, actor

    Jen Fok, lighting designer

    Presented by

    PlayLoud Music Festival

    2014 May 23

    Mary Flager Cary Hall

    Visuality II

    The three first productions of Visuality were the genesis of a music series that explored the visual aspects of music with a narrative voice guiding the audience through and almost meditative journey. This project evolved into a new scripted production during a total of 7 productions from 2014 to 2016.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    JP Jofre *

    Como el Agua & Universe

    Michael Torke *

    The telephone book

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Tagore Gonzalez, clarinet

    Doori Na, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Morgelyn Tenbeth-ward, dancer and choreographer

    Rick Cekovsky, actor

    2014 May 21

    Spectrum

    Visuality I

    The three first productions of Visuality were the genesis of a music series that explored the visual aspects of music with a narrative voice guiding the audience through and almost meditative journey. This project evolved into a new scripted production during a total of 7 productions from 2014 to 2016.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    JP Jofre *

    Como el Agua & Universe

    Michael Torke *

    The telephone book

    Paul Moravec *

    Time Gallery

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Tagore Gonzalez, clarinet

    Doori Na, violin

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Morgelyn Tenbeth-ward, dancer and choreographer

    Rick Cekovsky, actor

    Presented by

    Spectrum

    2013 Dec 7

    Gershwin Hotel

    Paris a.m.

    Paris a.m., a production that explores how the city of Paris and its artists inspired the age of Impressionism. The show interweave visual projections and actors reciting French poetry within the chamber music of Debussy, Roussel, and Pierne.

    Program
    Albert Roussel

    Serenade Op. 30

    Claude Debussy

    Sonata for Flute, Viola y Harp

    Gabriel Pierné

    Voyage au pays du Tendre

    Artists

    Keir GoGwilt, violin

    Nathan Schram, viola

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Jane Yoon, harp

    Presented by

    Gershwin Hotel

    2013 Dec 10

    Cervantes Institute

    Paris a.m.

    Paris a.m., a production that explores how the city of Paris and its artists inspired the age of Impressionism. The show interweave visual projections and actors reciting French poetry within the chamber music of Debussy, Roussel, and Pierne.

    Program
    Albert Roussel

    Serenade Op. 30

    Claude Debussy

    Sonata for Flute, Viola y Harp

    Gabriel Pierné

    Voyage au pays du Tendre

    Artists

    Keir GoGwilt, violin

    Nathan Schram, viola

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Jane Yoon, harp

    Presented by

    PlayLoud Music Festival

    2013 Aug 11

    Opera America Center

    NYC Debut

    A new ensemble devoted to multidisciplinary events makes its debut with a concert designed by flutist Guillermo Laporta, who gathers a handful of very sharp freelance musician.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Eclipse and Northumbrian

    Debussy

    Piano trio in g minor

    JP Jofre *

    Como el Agua & Universe

    George Crumb *

    Vox Balaenae

    Jacob TV *

    Jesus is coming

    Artists

    JP Jofre, bandoneon and composer

    Yves Dharamraj, cello

    Nathan Schram, viola

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Eve Chan, dancer and choreographer

    Yung-Li Chen, dancer and choreographer

    Julia Griffin, painter

    Samuel Krichmar, illustrator

    Stage, lighting and projection design by Guillermo Laporta

    2011-12 Tour

    Noctum

    An opera commissioned by Cre.Art Project during the artist residency program in Oviedo Asturias. Co-produced by Cre.Art Project, Audiencia Theater, Barakaldo Theater and San Francisco Concert Hall.

    Program
    Marcos Fernandez *

    Opera Noctum

    Artists

    Guillermo Laporta, flute

    Luis Miguel Garcia, viola

    Alvaro Llorente, cello

    Tagore Gonzalez, clarinet

    Eugenia Enguita, singer

    Miguel Branca, actor

    Vicky and Angel, aerealist

    Diego and Elena, aerealist

    Josefina Urraca, piano

    2009-10 Tour

    London The Show

    A musical theater production with more the 100 artists involved. Combining cinema and live theater with live jazz, drum & bass, indian, classical music, contemporary dance, acrobats, video mapping and narrative.

    Creative Team

    Tagore González y Guillermo Laporta

    Roger Juliá

    Agustín Arrazola

    Marcos Fernández * / Ander García *

    Carla Orete

    Lazul Estudios / Charle-Henri Belleville / Charles H. Joslain

    Julia Skupny / Israel Rodríguez

    Cre.Art Project / Ganga Producciones / Lazul Estudios

    Artists

    Toni González / Roger Zanuy Igor Santos

    Julia Cortés / Francesc Fernández

    Sergi Orduña / Wendy García

    Insomnia Company, dance

    Natalia Calderón, singer

    Mayka Edjo, singer

    Guillermo Alvarez, guitar

    Ander García – Double bass

    Gito Maletá – Piano

    Luis Caruana – Bandoneon

    Carlos Úrbez – Sitar

    Miguel Ángel «PT» – Drums

    David Romano – Percussion


    Elif Ebru Sakar

    Memories

    02 Mendelssohn Trio in D minor, Op. 49 First Mov

    03 Mendelssohn Trio in D minor, Op. 49 Second Mov

    04 Philippe Gaubert Trois Aquarelles (Second Mov)

    05 Philippe Gaubert Trois Aquarelles (Third Mov)

    06 Ned Rorem Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano