Evan Runyon
acoustic and electric basses • brooklyn new york

American musician Evan Runyon is a performer and composer based in Brooklyn.

As acoustic and electric bassist he performs with Metropolis Ensemble and L’Histoire ensemble Exceptet; is a founder-director of antiphonal rock band Real Loud and double bass quartet Large Furniture; and has appeared with Klangforum Wien, The Knights, International Contemporary Ensemble, Talea Ensemble and Ensemble Signal. He has worked directly with composers including Julia Wolfe, Rebecca Saunders, Louis Andriessen and George Lewis, and collaborated with Wye Oak, Emily Wells, the Miró Quartet, and members of the Bang on a Can All-Stars and Eighth Blackbird.

A prolific session musician, the tracks on which Evan has performed have combined streams in the hundreds of thousands. His principal mentor was Robert Black, with whom he earned a postgraduate diploma.

14 November 2019 - Meta Ksi, muted blast/2
Works for solo piano, electronics & tape
DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York NEW YORK

17 November 2019 - Baroquelyn
Music by Purcell, and JS Bach's fifth Brandenburg Concerto
Old First Reformed Church, Brooklyn NEW YORK

02 December 2019 - New music for double bass and electronics
Music by CUNY graduate composers
CUNY Graduate Center, New York NEW YORK

08 December 2019 - Ensemble Signal plays Peter and the Wolf with narration by Isaac Mizrahi
Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NEW YORK

13 December 2019 - Real Loud x Kinds of Kings
Music by Finola Merivale, Andrew Rodriguez and Shelley Washington
National Sawdust, Brooklyn NEW YORK

07 January 2020 - Metropolis Ensemble
Program TBA
(le) poisson rouge, New York NEW YORK

25 January 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music by Berg, Mendelssohn & Wagner
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

26 January 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music by Berg, Mendelssohn & Wagner
Paramount Theatre, Rutland VERMONT

09 February 2020 - Baroquelyn
Program TBA
Old First Reformed Church, Brooklyn NEW YORK

22 February 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music of John Williams
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

21 March 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music of Mozart, Taylor & Warlock
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

22 March 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music of Mozart, Taylor & Warlock
Paramount Theatre, Rutland VERMONT

25 March 2020 - Large Furniture
Program TBA
The Hartt School, West Hartford CONNECTICUT

02 April 2020 - Ecstatic Music: Bell Orchestre & Metropolis Ensemble
House Music by Bell Orchestre/Owen Pallett
Merkin Concert Hall, New York NEW YORK

22 April 2020 - Exceptet presented by Johnstone Fund for New Music
Program TBA
Short North Stage Garden Theater, Columbus OHIO 

23 April 2020 - Exceptet presented by fp Creative
Program TBA
TBA, Cleveland OHIO 

2 May 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music by Gershwin, Prokofiev and Roumain
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

26 May 2020 - Music for double bass, electronics and Orellana instruments
Program TBA
Americas Society, New York NEW YORK

evan@evanrunyon.com

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