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22
Oct

Met Opera premiere of John Adams’ The Death of Klinghoffer

Aubrey Allicock (Mamoud), Paulo Szot (Captain), and Sean Panikkar (Molqi) in The Death of Klinghoffer. Photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Aubrey Allicock (Mamoud), Paulo Szot (Captain), and Sean Panikkar (Molqi) in The Death of Klinghoffer. Photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Monday, October 20 marked the opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s highly anticipated production of The Death of Klinghoffer, with a score by John Adams and a libretto by Alice Goodman. The Met’s production has been dripping with controversy and allegations that the opera is anti-Semitic, which led to the cancellation of the international simulcast of the opera. Whether you agree or disagree with these claims, there is no denying that the Met’s production was stunning.

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20
Oct

This week: concerts in New York (October 20 – October 26, 2014)

Immix

Sasha Bogdanowitsch

Sasha Bogdanowitsch

Christopher Yohmei Blasdel & Sasha Bogdanowitsch present new original works & improvisations for shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) , voice, world instruments & electronics, intermingling ancient instruments alongside contemporary creations.
Monday, October 20 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $12
JACK, 505 ½ Waverly Ave, Brooklyn, NY
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Sonic Tapestry | Roomful of Teeth

Roomful of Teeth performs music by Rinde Eckert, Sam Amidon, Brad Wells, and Caroline Shaw as part of the White Light Festival.
Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 PM
Limited Availability
Clark Studio Theater, 165 West 65th Street New York, NY
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The Source | Ted Hearne

Ted Hearne

Ted Hearne

Commissioned and produced by Beth Morrison Projects, The Source is a multimedia oratorio with a libretto by Mark Doten, directed by Daniel Fish with production design by Jim Findlay and video design by Findlay and Fish.
Wednesday, October 22 to October 25 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20
BAM Fisher, Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Pl, New York, NY
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Smetana Trio

Smetana Trio performs an all Czech program at SubCulture.
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $35
SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs, New York, NY
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13
Oct

This week: concerts in New York (October 13 – October 19, 2014)

Music of Gordon Beeferman featuring the Momenta Quartet and Four Parts Five

Momenta Quartet

Momenta Quartet

Spectrum presents an evening of visceral, intense and unique music by composer-pianist Gordon Beeferman, performed by his own quintet and the acclaimed Momenta Quartet.
Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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Noise_Organ

Qubit New Music’s season opening concert features music for organ and electronics, including two world premieres by Mario Diaz de Leon and David Bird, the US premiere of Lisa Streich’s haunting piece for organ and cello, “Seraph”, as well as pieces by Alec Hall and Peter Ablinger.
Tuesday, October 14 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $8
Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
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Musicians from Marlboro

Composer György Kurtág

Composer György Kurtág

Featuring music by Kurtag, Szervansky, Debussy, and Beethoven.
Tuesday, October 14 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $35-$40
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY
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American Brass Quintet

American Brass Quintet

American Brass Quintet

The program features the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s Canticum honors amicorum; In Gabrieli’s Day (edited by Raymond Mase); Osvaldo Lacerda’s Fantasia e Rondó (1977); Gunther Schuller’s Brass Quintet No. 2; Victor Ewald’s Quintet No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 5; and Carlo Gesualdo’s Three Madrigals (edited by Louis Hanzlik).
Thursday, October 16 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $30, $15 students
Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 155 W 65th St, New York, NY
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6
Oct

This week: concerts in New York (October 6 – October 12, 2014)

Music Mondays

Imani Winds - Photo by Chris Carroll

Imani Winds – Photo by Chris Carroll

Imani Winds performs at Music Mondays.
Monday, October 6 at 7:30 PM
Free
Advent Lutheran Church/ Broadway United Church of Christ, 2504 Broadway, New York, NY
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Tre Voci

Tre Voci (Kim Kashkashian, viola; Marina Piccinini, flute; Sivan Magen, harp) performs at (le) poison rouge.
Monday, October 6 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15 advance, $20 day of show
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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Honoring Marilyn Nonken: Nouveau Classical Project Benefit 2014

Marilyn Nonken

Marilyn Nonken

The Nouveau Classical Project will honor pianist Marilyn Nonken with the 2014 NCP Visionary Award at their Annual Benefit. This award recognizes innovative leaders whose work has made a significant impact on the new music community. In addition to being an incredible musician, Ms. Nonken is the Director of Piano Studies at New York University and recently wrote the book The Spectral Piano: From Liszt, Debussy and Scriabin to the Digital Age, published by Cambridge University Press.
Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 PM
Tickets $150-$1080
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Benzaquen Hall, 450 W 37th St, New York, NY
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29
Sep

This week: concerts in New York (September 29 – October 5, 2014)

Music For Heart and Breath | Ear Heart Music


Ear Heart Music opens its third season at Roulette with a concert of Richard Reed Parry’s highly acclaimed new Deutsche Grammaphon CD, Music for Heart and Breath. The yMusic Ensemble and composer/performer Nico Muhly join Parry (most widely known from Arcade Fire) to comprise the all-star lineup.
Monday, September 29 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 students/seniors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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The Anatomy of the String Quartet | Samson Young and Mivos Quartet

Mivos Quartet - Photo by Ralf Puder/Nana Fran

Mivos Quartet – Photo by Ralf Puder/Nana Fran

The Anatomy of a String Quartet is an essay on the potentials of media technology as tools for augmenting, extending and reconfiguring the musician’s body.
Wednesday, October 1 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 members/students/seniors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Johannes Brahms: Before, During & After

The opening program of the 2014 – 2015 Reflections Series International season features Johannes Brahms’ Piano Trio in B Major, written in 1854 but completely revised in 1891. This program will bring to life the musical references of preceding composers (Schubert, Beethoven, Bach and Schumann) that lie at the heart of this great work. Rounding out the program will be his ever-popular Violin Sonata in D minor, and Brett Dean’s Hommage à Brahms (2014).
Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $40, $20 students
Avenues: The World School, 259 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY
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