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24
Nov

This week: concerts in New York (November 24 – November 30, 2014)

AXIOM

John Cage - Photo by Steven Gunther

John Cage – Photo by Steven Gunther

AXIOM performs Cage’s Third Construction for percussion quartet with the Juilliard Percussion Ensemble, Nancarrow’s String Quartet No. 3, Nancarrow’s Three Movements for Chamber Orchestra, and Cage’s Concerto for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra with Juilliard pianist Han Chen.
Monday, November 24 at 8:00 PM
Free
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
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Masterworks Series | Bargemusic

Featuring music by Mozart, Poulenc, Shostakovich, Byron Adams, Alicia Jonas, and Dvorak.
Friday, November 28 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $35, $30 seniors, $15 students
Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY
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With Grace: The Music of Gwyneth Walker | DCINY

Gwyneth Walker

Gwyneth Walker

Featuring the music of Gwyneth Walker for women’s voices.
Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20-$100
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
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Composers Concordance Anniversaries Festival

Composers Concordance launches its Anniversaries Festival with the 6th Annual Composers-Play-Composers Marathon.
Saturday, November 29 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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17
Nov

This week: concerts in New York (November 17 – November 23, 2014)

CONTACT!: John’s Playlist

John Adams - Photo by Margaretta Mitchell

John Adams – Photo by Margaretta Mitchell

John Adams curates and hosts an evening of contemporary chamber music. The program features works by Daniel Bjarnason, Ingram Marshall, Missy Mazzoli and a New York premiere by Timo Andres.
Monday, November 17 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $35
SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs, New York, NY
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MATA Jr.

Face the Music performs eight new student works composed for the MATA Jr. Festival as well as works by four MATA alumni (Tristan Perich, Missy Mazzoli, Taylor Brook, and Bryan Jacobs).
Monday, November 17 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $30 (reserved seating), $20 general admission, $15 students
DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th St, New York, NY
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Ana Cervantes

Ana Cervantes will perform works from her recent commissioning/recording project Canto de la Monarca: Mujeres en México (Song of the Monarch: Women in Mexico), which features new pieces by 16 composers from six different countries, inspired by important women in Mexican history.
Monday, November 17 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $20, Free for members
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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Tangent: Exchange

Erik Carlson (ICE) and Chris Otto (JACK) perform the World Premiere of noted wandelweiser composer Michael Pisaro’s three hour duet Exchange.
Monday, November 17 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $12, $8 students/seniors/members
Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, New York, NY
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A Centennial Tribute to Andrzej Panufnik

ACME - Photo by Ryuhei Shindo

ACME – Photo by Ryuhei Shindo

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) celebrates the centennial of the iconic Polish composer Andrezj Panufnik, performing his String Quartet no. 2 Messages and Song to the Virgin Mary, a work originally for a cappella voices which the composer arranged for string sextet.
Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15-$25
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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10
Nov

This week: concerts in New York (November 10 – November 16, 2014)

Contemporaneous: Living Toys | Ear Heart Music

Contemporaneous new music ensemble (photo credit: contemporaneous.org)

Contemporaneous new music ensemble (photo credit: contemporaneous.org)

In its opening concert of the season, Contemporaneous performs a show of frantic magic encompassing a series of pieces that provide a surround-sound explosion of energy and childlike wonder. This is music that moves like data across the internet or electrons around the nucleus.
Wednesday, November 12 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 members/students/seniors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Lamentations for a City | Lisa Bielawa

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective performs composer Lisa Bielawa’s Lamentations for a City.
Thursday, November 13 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20 advance, $25 day of show
Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Bernard Rands | Composer Portraits

Bernard Rands

Bernard Rands

Miller Theatre presents a Composer Portraits concert of the work of Bernard Rands.
Thursday, November 13 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $25-$35
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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Shattered Glass: Metamorphosis

Shattered Glass (SG) explores perspectives on World War II through the eyes of three very different composers: Pavel Haas, Richard Strauss, and Bela Bartok.
Friday, November 14 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
The Actors’ Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY
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3
Nov

This week: concerts in New York (November 3 – November 9, 2014)

A South African Sampler | New Juilliard Ensemble

New Juilliard Ensemble

New Juilliard Ensemble

The program features new works by Robert Fokkens, Andile Khumalo, and Bongani Ndodana-Breen, Michael Blake’s Rural Arias, Kevin Volans’ Looping Point, Clare Loveday’s Fever Tree, and Paul Hanmer’s Minuet and Trio.
Monday, November 3 at 8:00 PM
Free
Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 155 W 65th St, New York, NY
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PUBLIQuartet

PUBLIQuartet performs Stravinsky, Villa-Lobos, Debussy, and Greg Kallor.
Monday, November 3 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of performance
SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs, New York, NY
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Something of Life | Jeffrey Zeigler

Jeffrey Zeigler

Jeffrey Zeigler – Photo by Axel Dupeux

Zeigler will perform music from his new release Something of Life
Monday, November 3 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15 advance, $20 day of show
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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Chamber Music, Medium Rare: counter)induction Plays American Music Center Gems

Composers Marion Bauer, Aaron Copland, Howard Hanson, Harrison Kerr, Otto Luening, and Quincy Porter established the American Music Center on November 11, 1939 to promote new music in America. Over its storied history, AMC compiled over 60,000 new works by American composers, and now that collection finds a home at The Library for the Performing Arts. Celebrate the AMC archive with a performance by the renowned composer performer collective counter)induction.
Monday, November 3 at 6:00 PM
Free
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY
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27
Oct

This week: concerts in New York (October 27 – November 2, 2014)

Steve Reich

Steve Reich

All-Steve Reich Program: Colin Currie, Daniel Druckman, Simon Crawford-Phillips, Philip Moore

Two of Reich’s early works, Clapping Music and Drumming, will be performed alongside the US premiere of Quartet—co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall. Don’t miss the pre-concert talk starting at 7:00 PM in Zankel Hall: Steve Reich and Colin Currie in conversation with Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean, The Juilliard School.
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 PM
Tickets from $35 – $45
Carnegie Hall/Zankel Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City
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John Supko & Bill Seaman: s_traits, with Wet Ink Ensemble

Wet Ink

Wet Ink

Clocktower Productions and Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation present the release event for composer John Supko’s CD s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman and the intelligent computer program, bearings_traits. The performance features musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble, performing alongside bearings_traits’ spontaneously generated music, composed by navigating an 110-hour database of audio samples and forging them into multitrack pieces in real time. To complement the music, a video program, arranged by Seaman, projects free-form images in the space.
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 PM
Free
Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Kendall Williams: Composers OutFront!

Pan in Motion: Kendall Williams in Concert features works for steel pan by Williams, American Composers Orchestra’s 2013/2014 Van Lier Emerging Composer Fellow. His pieces display the versatility of the steel pan, an instrument born out of Trinidad and Tobago that is one of the newest acoustical instruments to be incorporated into Caribbean, contemporary classical, and expressive jazz movements. The performers for the evening will be trumpet player Minerva Johnson; NYU Steel Band; and the Crossfire and Brooklyn Steel Orchestras.
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 PM
Free
Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York, NY
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BalletCollective

Hotel Elefant

Hotel Elefant

BalletCollective will present two world premiere ballets that showcase the company’s commitment to artistic collaboration. The program will also include The Impulse Wants Company. All three works will be accompanied by live music performed by the ensemble Hotel Elefant and feature lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker.
Wednesday, October 29 & 30 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20-$75
NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY
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