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Latest news and upcoming performances


Jack Adler-McKean

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Latest news and upcoming performances


Jack Adler-McKean

Latest news and upcoming dates

 

---CONTEMPORARY TUBA SERIES---

Jack has been invited to curate a new Contemporary Tuba Series with Berlin-based publishers Edition Gravis. More details to be announced soon!

 

26.11. MAURICIO KAGEL AT THE AKADEMIE DER KUNST

Guest tuba with Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin

 

23.11.-02.12. ELIJAH WITH KAMMERAKADEMIE POTSDAM

Performances of Mendelssohn Elijah on ophicleide with Kammerakademie Potsdam

 

29.11. IMPROVISATION AT CAFFE WENDEL

As part of the Reanimation Orchestra

 

09.12. ENSEMBLE MODERN IN FRANKFURT

Guest tuba with Ensemble Modern in a concert of music from Isabel Mundry at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt

 

10.12. QUIET MUSIC AT LABOR NEUNZEHN

Jack has been invited to guest curate a concert at labor neunzehn as part of their Cluster series, performing alonside trumpeter Matthew Conley music from Evan Johnson, Mark Andre and a world premiere from Haukur þór Harðarson.

 

12.12. KONZERTHAUS ORCHESTRA BRASS ENSEMBLE

Guest tuba for the Konzerthausorchester's Christmas brass ensemble concert in the Konterthaus, Christmas around the World.

 

JAN 2018 ZAPPA IN NEW YORK

Details to follow

 

JAN 2018 MASTERCLASS AT BOSTON CONSERVATORY

Details to follow

 

JAN 2018 SOLO CONCERT AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Details to follow

 

COLLABORATION WITH GEORGES APERGHIS

Following working periods in 2016 and 2017 in Paris and Darmstadt, a tuba version of Parlando is being prepared for performance in 2018.

 

COLLABORATION WITH MICHAEL FINNISSY

A new work is being planned for Spring 2018.

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About


About


Jack works primarily as a tubist, promoting his instrument to the contemporary musical world through collaborations with internationally renowned ensembles, composers and educational establishments. His extensive experience in older musical genres includes working with many world class orchestras, conductors and soloists, as well as historically informed performances on the serpent and ophicleide.

He performs as a soloist, in chamber ensembles and as an orchestral musician around the world, recent and future highlights including a solo tour around the American Northeast, an ensemble collaboration with Turkish musicians in Istanbul and Ankara, and an orchestral tour of Switzerland with Hildegard lernt Fliegen. Originally from Brighton on the south coast of England, he currently lives in Berlin.

Alongside performing on all members of the tuba family, he also works frequently as a composer, author/editor, euphoniumist, repetitur/coach, vocalist, administrator, conductor and arranger.

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