2024 Concert Programs — Our 13th Festival

We’re so excited to welcome these creators to HEAR NOW this year. Programs, performers and details are subject to change, but we’ll update this page as regularly as possible. Please contact us if you have questions. Click the composer names to learn more about each of this year’s featured creators. (We’ll be adding performers very soon.)


Electroacoustic+ concert

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 8pm
in collaboration with People Inside Electronics with Brightwork Ensemble and HEX
2220 Arts + Archives, 2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles 90057, 8pm

Antibodypolitic: “Running Spring”Alexander E. Miller
In WavesKion Heidari
Because Patterns/The Deep StateIsaac Io Schankler
Drones, Improvisations, Refrains, John M. Kennedy (World Premiere)
black_mayJames Leelayuvat (World Premiere)
a place without language or streetsJack Herscowitz
Eikosany StudyDaniel Corral (Los Angeles Premiere)


Chamber Concert I

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 8pm 
with Lyris Quartet and Brightwork
2220 Arts + Archives, 2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles 90057, 8pm

Trio Contraptions, Ryan McWilliams (US Premiere)
Softly Speaks the WindMadeline Barrett (Live Premiere)
Le TrainOscar Pan (West Coast Premiere)
AdrenalineFeona Lee Jones (LA Premiere)
octet, Jeonghyeon Joo
Traveling SymphonyDonald Crockett (LA Premiere)


Chamber Concert II

FRIDAY, April 26, 8pm 
with International Contemporary Ensemble
FRANKIE, 300 S Mission Road, Los Angeles, 8pm

…in the dreams of another…Kay Rhie
A Prayer Amidst the Chaos, Jeremy Dávalos (Live Premiere)
Double Jeopardy, Mu-Xuan Lin (World Premiere)
PETRIFIED UNRESTHugh Levick (World Premiere)
Glimpse II, Joseph Pereira (World Premiere)


Chamber Concert III

SATURDAY, April 27, 5pm (Sunset concert)
with International Contemporary Ensemble
FRANKIE, 300 S Mission Road, Los Angeles

Nobject-Catoptriarch-Umbration, Andrew Moses (World Premiere)
– HEAR NOW Krummel Commission
Danse Macabre, Michael M. Lee (World Premiere)
FougèreJ. M. Gerraughty (World Premiere)
Triboluminescence, Corey Dundee (West Coast Premiere)
Hagall (Haglaz)Jeffrey Holmes


Orchestra Concert

SUNDAY, April 28, 4pm
with UCLA Philharmonia, Neal Stulberg, conductor
Free concert with reservation
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA

Orfeo V: Orfeo ed EuridiceThea Musgrave (World Premiere)
seawall blvdElla Kaale
From th’Ethereal SkieJack Van Zandt (World Premiere)
Songs from the DeepJuhi Bansal (LA Premiere)
Inhabited by airAkari Komura (West Coast Premiere)
Lonnie and LonieGeorge Lewis (LA Premiere)