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This week: concerts in New York (December 9 – December 15, 2013)

Yarn/Wire | Pop-Up Concert

Yarn/Wire - Photo by Bobby Fisher

Yarn/Wire – Photo by Bobby Fisher

Yarn/Wire returns to Miller Theatre on the heels of their February 2013 debut with a program of new works for their unique instrumentation: two keyboard players and two percussionists. The four team up to play a recent piece by composer Eric Wubbels and then divide and conquer in solos for piano and marimba.
Tuesday, December 10 at 6 PM
Free
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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New Amsterdam Presents Dual Album Release Show: The Knells / Itsnotyouitsme And Theo Bleckmann

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New Amsterdam presents an album release show for The Knells and Itsnotyouitsme at SubCulture.
Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15 – $20
SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs, New York, NY
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Vox n Plux

A premiere by Harold Meltzer and NY premieres of works by Robert Pollock, Laurie San Martin, Stephen Blumberg, Richard Festinger, with Vox n Plux favorites by Ives & William Anderson and other remarkable works by Ives & Frank Brickle.
Tuesday, December 10 at 8 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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ensemble mise-en

ensemble mise-en performs portrait concert dedicated to the works of Italian composer Franco Donatoni.
Wednesday, December 11 at 7 PM
Free
Italian Academy at Columbia University 1161 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY
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Études with Jenny Lin

Jenny Lin

Jenny Lin

Jenny Lin performs works by Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Stravinsky, Ligeti and Jason Freeman.
Wednesday, December 11 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15, $12.50 subscription
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway New York, NY
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Trajectories: words and music

Queens-based new music ensemble thingNY, Queens native Audrey Dimola’s “Nature of the Muse” reading series, and the Aurora Gallery are hosting an exciting salon of spoken word and poetry and its intersection with classical and improvised music.
Thursday, December 12 at 7:30 PM
Free
The Aurora Gallery, 35-18 37th St, Astoria, NY
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Eavesdropping: Pianos | Kathleen Supové & Sidney Boquiren

Kathleen Supové

Kathleen Supové

Kathleen Supové will present a hypnotic program for piano and electronics with works by Annie Gosfield, Jacob Cooper, Eric KM Clark, and Guy Barash. Multi-disciplinary composer and pianist Sidney Boquiren will perform his Misang Walang Salita (Mass Without Words) for amplified prepared piano (two players) and live electronics.
Thursday, December 12 at 8 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, Second Floor, New York, NY
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Here and Now Series | NOW Ensemble

NOW Ensemble makes their first appearance at Bargemusic, under the Brooklyn Bridge, with a program featuring world premieres by John Supko and Nathan Williamson, as well as some of my music and more.
Friday, December 13 at 7 PM
Tickets $35, $30 seniors, $15 students
Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing near the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
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Witold Lutoslawski: A Centennial Tribute

ACME - Photo by Ryuhei Shindo

ACME – Photo by Ryuhei Shindo

American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) performs works by Lutoslawski and Steven Stucky, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and Lutoslawski scholar.
Friday, December 13 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $32, Member $27, Under 30 (with valid ID) $20
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway New York, NY
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Unsilent Night

Unsilent Night is Phil Kline’s free outdoor participatory sound sculpture of many individual parts, played on cassettes, CDs, mp3s, and iPhone and Android apps, and played through a roving swarm of boomboxes carried through city streets every December. People bring their own boomboxes and drift peacefully through a cloud of sound which is different from every listener’s perspective.
Saturday, December 14 at 7 PM
Free
Washington Square Park at the arch, New York, NY
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Ken Thomson and JACK Quartet: Thaw Release Party

JACK Quartet - Photo by Henrik Olund

JACK Quartet – Photo by Henrik Olund

JACK Quartet (string quartet) and Ken Thomson (bass clarinet) perform the New York premiere of the entirety of Ken Thomson’s disc Thaw, just released on Cantaloupe Music.

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Sunday, December 15 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15 – $25
SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs, New York, NY
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Steve Reich Benefit Concert to Support The Aldrich

The friendship between late artist Sol LeWitt and Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Steve Reich will be celebrated at a special performance to benefit The Aldrich at (le) poisson rouge. Steve Reich will perform Clapping Music and lead a recital of Drumming, a work forever linked to LeWitt.
Sunday, December 15 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $50 – $1000
(le) poisson rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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Wet Ink Ensemble presents: CD Release party/concert for Kate Soper’s new album Voices from the Killing Jar

Wet Ink

Wet Ink

Wet Ink Ensemble hosts a CD release party/concert for Kate Soper’s new album Voices from the Killing Jar.
Sunday, December 15 at 9 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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Sam Reising

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Sam Reising is a composer living in New York City.



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