selected

past

performances

DECEMBER 5, 2019

  An Evening of Micro-Operas | workshop performance

 University of California, Riverside

 

 

NOVEMBER 20, 2019

  Guest Artist | Fall Opera Scenes

       György Ligeti: Mysteries of the Macabre

 California State University, San Bernardino

JULY 28-30, 2019

  Recording Session | MicroFest Records

       Jeffrey Holmes: Myrkritha/Ljosleitha

 Chapman University, Orange CA

JUNE 9, 2019

  UC San Diego Undergraduate Voice Students | Spring Opera Production

       Thomas Pasatieri: Signor Deluso

       Jacques Offenbach: Scenes in English from La Perichole

              Produced and Directed by Kirsten Ashley Wiest 

              Music Direction by Dr. Kyle Adam Blair

              Lighting Design by Jessica C. Flores

              Costumes by Natalie Barshow

 UC San Diego, Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, La Jolla CA

JUNE 6, 2019

  Reading Session | Vocal pieces by Undergraduate Composers

 UC Riverside, Riverside CA

JUNE 1, 2019 

  Los Angeles Philharmonic | Noon to Midnight

       with Accordant Commons

 Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles CA

MAY 16-20, 2019

  Recording Session

       Lei Liang: Inheritance

 UC San Diego, La Jolla CA

MAY 15, 2019

  Joe Garrison & Night People | Wed@7

       Joe Garrison: Prayers & Mantras   *world premiere

 UC San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall

MAY 8-11, 2019

  Seeking Antonia | kallisti chamber opera

       Antonia Bembo: Lamento della vergine 

 UC San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater

MAY 2, 2019

  In the Land of Forgotten DreamsSan Diego New Music

       Kaija Saariaho: From the Grammar of Dreams

            with soprano Susan Narucki

 Athenaeum, La Jolla CA

APRIL 13, 2019 

  NIGHT | DMA Dissertation Recital

       Jeffrey Holmes: Mara *world premiere

       Joseph Bishara: Black Sunday  *world premiere

       Gérard Pape: Being Beauteous 

       James Erber: Phoenix

       Kaija Saariaho: Leinolaulut

            with Dr. Kyle Adam Blair, piano

 UC San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall

MARCH 3, 2019

  Joe Garrison & Night People | House Concert 

       Joe Garrison: Prayers & Mantras  

 Oceanside, CA

FEBRUARY 9, 2019

  Spiritual Forest and Other Chamber Pieces of Nature | Recording Session

       Koji Nakano: Spiritual Forest   

 California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino CA

FEBRUARY 8, 2019 - 7:30pm

  Spiritual Forest and Other Chamber Pieces of Nature | Opera

      Koji Nakano: Spiritual Forest   *world premiere

          Directed and sung by Stacey Fraser, soprano

 California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino CA

JANUARY 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

  Joe Garrison & Night People | House Concert 

      Joe Garrison: Prayers & Mantras   *soft premiere

 San Diego, CA

JANUARY 17, 2019 – 5:00-8:00pm

  kallisti + San Diego Symphony + San Diego Master Chorale | The Great Learning

      Cornelius Cardew: The Great Learning

      Sarah Nemtsov: Träne

      Nicola LeFanu: "Here's my story...." and "Very old are the woods" from A Penny for a Song

 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego CA

DECEMBER 6, 2018 – 8:00pm

  Micro-Operas by UCR Graduate Student Composers | world premieres

      Aram Adajian: Indelible in the Hippocampus

      Ethan Castro: Aurora

      Elyse Douglas: A Brush with Love

      Christiaan Clark: Reading Day

 UC Riverside, Riverside CA

NOVEMBER 18, 2018 – 5:30pm

  Dissertation Concert: Elisabet Curbelo González

      Elisabet Curbelo: Betrothal for solo soprano with ASL  *world premiere

 UC San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater

NOVEMBER 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

 Being Beauteous | Solo Recital

      Sarah Nemtsov: Träne (2016), for soprano and 4 gongs

      Hanns Eisler: Selections from Hollywooder Liederbuch (1942-43)

      Nicola LeFanu: A Penny for a Song (1981)

      Gérard Pape: Being Beauteous (2018)  *world premiere

          with Dr. Kyle Adam Blair, piano

 Recital Hall, Conrad Prebys Music Center, UC San Diego

OCTOBER 24-27 2018 - 7:00pm

 Chamber Opera | World Premiere run

      Lei Liang: Inheritance (2018)

 Experimental Theater, Conrad Prebys Music Center, UC San Diego

OCTOBER 7, 2018 - 4:00pm

 National Association of Composers USA | Los Angeles chapter concert

      Richard Derby: "The Plan" from A Theme for My Song (2013)

      Matthew Hetz: Summer Roses (2018)

         with Ashley Zhang, piano

 St. Athanasius Church, Los Angeles CA

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 - 8:00pm

 Chamber Concert | Blacklisted

       Hanns Eisler: Hollywooder Liederbuch excerpts​

         with Dr. Kyle Adam Blair, piano

 Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga Canyon CA

APRIL 29, 2018 - 5:00pm

 HEAR NOW Festival 2018

       Anne LeBaron: Is Money Money

 First Lutheran Church of Venice, Venice CA

APRIL 21, 2018 – 7:00pm

 Kallsti | Vocal Chamber Music | QUEEN OF THE ETHER

       Karin RehnqvistPuksånger/Lockrop

                   Kirsten Ashley Wiest & Hillary Jean Young, sopranos
                   Sean Dowgray, percussion

       Elisabeth AngotPiece for 6 Female Voices

       Katharina Rosenberger: "Vive faville" & "Tratti confluenti"

       Ana SokolovićSix Voices for Sirens 
       Karin Rehnqvist: Vishentens lov (In Praise of Wisdom)

                   Lauren Jones and Jasper Sussman, sopranos

 Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UCSD, La Jolla CA

APRIL 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

 Kallsti | Vocal Chamber Music | QUEEN OF THE ETHER

       Karin RehnqvistPuksånger/Lockrop

                   Kirsten Ashley Wiest & Hillary Jean Young, sopranos
                   Sean Dowgray, percussion

       Elisabeth AngotPiece for 6 Female Voices

       Katharina Rosenberger: "Vive faville" & "Tratti confluenti"

       Ana SokolovićSix Voices for Sirens 
       Karin Rehnqvist: Vishentens lov (In Praise of Wisdom)

                   Lauren Jones and Jasper Sussman, sopranos

 Ensenada, Mexico

APRIL 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

  Accordant Commons Concert

       works by Kaija Saariaho, Evan Johnson, Leah Reid, Deborah Kavasch,

       Carolyn Chen, Denis Pousseur, and John Cage

 Automata, Los Angeles CA

MARCH 20, 2018 – 8:00pm

 Tuesdays @ Monk Space | A PHENOMENAL HUM IN CRACKED TIME

     Wiest/Lee & HOCKET

          Jack Van Zandt: Apples and Time Crack in October (2015)

          Bill Alves: A Sonatina (2016)

          Jeffrey Holmes: Fragments (2010)

          Gy​örgy Ligeti: Mysteries of the Macabre (1991)

             with Siu Hei Lee, piano

 Monk Space, Los Angeles CA

FEBRUARY 25, 2018

 La Jolla Symphony | Young Artist Winner's Recital

    György Ligeti: Mysteries of the Macabre

        with Siu Hei Lee, piano

 Private Residence, La Jolla CA

FEBRUARY 24, 2018

 House Concert | Private Event

    works by Brahms, Delibes, Van Zandt, Charles, and traditional folk tunes

       with Siu Hei Lee, piano

 Private Residence, Laguna Beach CA

FEBRUARY 1, 2018

 Student Compositions | Reading and Recording Session

 Chapman University, Orange CA

 

JANUARY 18, 2018

 LUMINOUS | solo recital

   Jack Van Zandt: Apples and Time Crack in October

   James Erber: Phoenix

   Jeffrey Holmes: Fragments

   György Ligeti: Mysteries of the Macabre

       with Siu Hei Lee, piano

 Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UCSD, La Jolla CA

JANUARY 16, 2018 

 San Diego Symphony | It's About Time Festival

     Steve Reich: Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ

 Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego CA

DECEMBER 9-10, 2017

 La Jolla Symphony | Concentric Paths

     Guillaume de Machaut, arr. Felipe Rossi: Je vivroie liement

  Conducted by Steven Schick

 Mandeville Auditorium, La Jolla CA

NOVEMBER 29, 2017

 New Horizons Concert Series | DAWN: solo recital

     music by Juhi Bansal, Jack Van Zandt, Bill Alves, Jeffrey Holmes, and György Ligeti

 Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University, Orange CA

OCTOBER 29, 2017

 Harvey Mudd Concert Series | DAWN: solo recital

     music by Juhi Bansal, Jack Van Zandt, Bill Alves, Jeffrey Holmes, and György Ligeti

 Drinkward Recital Hall, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont CA

SEPTEMBER 3, 2017

 UnSUNg Concert Series

      Jack Van Zandt: Apples and Time Crack in October | world premiere

      Bill Alves: A Sonatina

 St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Glendale CA

© 2018 by Kirsten Ashley Wiest. 

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