Celebration 25! (1995) by Jerry Casey won the Composers Concordance competition for composers 70 or older. It was performed at the Performing Center of St. Sava Cathedral on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. See below for more details of the performance. This article appeared in the New York Times.
Composers Concordance (Tuesday) This enterprising new-music organization presents the ensemble Circadia, a woodwind, string and piano quintet, in a program that includes works by Derek Bermel, Louis Calabro, Dan Cooper, Joseph Pehrson and Gene Pritsker. The program, called “Generations,” will also include works by the winners of two Composers Concordance competitions: one for a composer 20 or under, the other for a composer 70 or over. At 8 p.m., Performing Center of St. Sava Cathedral, 20 West 26th Street, Manhattan , (646) 522-9442, sequenza21.com/calendar/2011/05/composers-concordance-presents-generations/; $15; $10 for students and 65+. (Kozinn)