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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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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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