Northwestern University Recital, April 2016
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall
Le bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite/ Strauss
Crispy Gentlemen by Ted Hearne
earspace performs Crispy Gentlemen by Ted Hearne at their 2018 UNC Chapel Hill residency.
South Catalina by Christopher Cerrone
earspace performs South Catalina by Christopher Cerrone at CAM Raleigh
Vincent Povázsay is the Co-Director and conductor of earspace and serves as a cover conductor with the North Carolina Symphony. earspace is a contemporary chamber music ensemble based in Raleigh, NC that aims to promote new music and rethink the possibilities of modern performance by presenting multi-sensory experiences. During the 2019-2020 season, Povázsay returns to guest conduct the UNC Symphony Orchestra and will lead performances with the Lee County Community Orchestra. With earspace, he will conduct a performance of Schnee by Hans Abrahamsen on January 5th, 2020 in Durham, NC. On February 19-20, 2020 the ensemble returns to UNC to present a production of Laura Kaminsky’s opera As One in collaboration with Carolina Performing Arts. The ensemble is also collaborating with internationally-acclaimed soprano Ah Young Hong to present an evening of music by Per Nørgård and Bach on May 2nd in Raleigh.
Povázsay is an avid interpreter of contemporary music and was formerly the Assistant Conductor of the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble. He has also served as Assistant Conductor for productions with the North Carolina Opera. In 2018, he conducted the world premiere staging of Family Secrets: Kith and Kin, a chamber opera written and conceived by a team of North Carolina based artists. Povázsay has appeared as a guest conductor with the Janáček Philharmonic, International Contemporary Ensemble, Northwestern Philharmonia, UNC Symphony Orchestra, Meredith College Opera, and the Chapel Hill Philharmonia. He has worked with many leading composers and performers including, David Lang, Donnacha Dennehy, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Claire Chase, Iarla Ó Lionáird, and Ted Hearne. Povázsay received his Bachelor of Music from UNC-Chapel Hill and Masters in Orchestral Conducting from Northwestern University.