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Joel Sachs is the director of the New Juilliard Ensemble and the annual Focus! festival.
Articles by Joel Sachs
Premieres by N.J.E.
On April 12, the New Juilliard Ensemble adds five pieces by four composers to its world-premiere list.
N.J.E. in Carnegie's Latin America Fest
The New Juilliard Ensemble takes part in Carnegie Hall’s Voices From Latin America festival on November 9.
Focusing on British Music
From January 25 to February 1, the 2013 Focus! festival celebrates the flowering of composition in the United Kingdom since World War II, a cultural ...
N.J.E. Focus: Asia and the South Pacific
The 20 years of New Juilliard Ensemble concerts have been marked by a constant stream of really superb new compositions, about 80 of which were ...
N.J.E. Presents 5 Premieres
This school year’s final N.J.E. concert features world premieres by current composition students Sun-Young Park and Wei-Chieh Lin, plus premieres by three other composers: Zygmunt ...
Focus! on John Cage
In January 2012, the Focus! festival celebrates the centennial of John Cage, which is a sign of the tremendous changes at Juilliard in the past ...
N.J.E. Celebrates Today’s Japanese Composers
In 2009, as part of Carnegie Hall’s festival of Chinese culture, the New Juilliard Ensemble made a great impression with music by Chinese composers who ...
Focusing on Half a Century of Polish Music
Every year in late January, Juilliard’s Focus! festival highlights an aspect of recent music; this year the spotlight is on Poland after World War II. ...
N.J.E. Spotlights Music From Italy, China, and the U.S.
The planning process for new music concerts can lead to some unexpected adventures. The New Juilliard Ensemble’s concert on Friday, November 12, in Alice Tully ...
N.J.E. Opens Its 18th Season With 3 U.S. Premieres
The New Juilliard Ensemble got off to a flying start in July as current members and alumni performed two concerts in the Summergarden festival at ...
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