2014-2015 37th Season

See this season's full concert list before it's too late. All events are free to the public.

The 2015 ALEA III International Composition Prize

31st International Composition Competition
6 premiere performances
2 cash prizes

The 31st ALEA III International Composition Competition has been announced. For information, guidelines and application form please check the links below.

About the Prize
Rules & Guidelines
Application Form

Finalists and Winner of the 2012 ALEA III International Composition Competition

The final stage of the 2012 competition took place on October 7, 2012.

ALEA III & Theodore Antoniou

Founded in 1978, ALEA III has had many firsts. Learn more about the history of ALEA and it's artistic director, Theodore Antoniou.

German Composers in Exile

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 8:00 p.m. | Tsai Performance Center

Free admission


  • Kurt Weill The Unknown Kurt Weill (songs for soprano and piano)
  • Paul Dessau Jewish Dance
  • Hanns Eisler Nonet No. 1
  • Ernst Krenek Five pieces for trombone and piano
  • Paul Hindemith Hin und zurück (a short opera in one scene) *

* Semi-staged; Raia Tsakiridi, director


  • Marissa Licata, solo violin
  • Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone
  • Yukiko Shimazaki, piano
  • Shinobu Takagi, soprano
  • Brian Gonzalez, tenor
  • Gerald Gray, tenor
  • Thaddeus Bell, baritone
  • Miles Rind, bass-baritone

Andreas Tselikas, conductor

The Tsai Performance Center is located at 685 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, accessible by public transit on the B branch of the MBTA Green Line at Boston University East stop. Tel. 617/353-8724

Parking information is available at http://www.bu.edu/tsai/directions

Andreas Tselikas

Paul Dessau

Hanns Eisler

Ernst Krenek

Paul Hindemith