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This week: concerts in New York (March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017)

Lean Back and Release | Molly Joyce

 

Molly Joyce celebrates the release of her debut album on New Amsterdam Records with performances featuring violinist Kristin Lee and Joyce.
Monday, March 6 at 6:30 PM
Free
Metropolis Ensemble, 1 Rivington Street, New York, NY
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Miranda Cuckson | Pop-Up Concerts

Violinist Miranda Cuckson returns to Miller Theatre’s stage with a solo concert. Her Pop-Up Concert offers several new violin works, including a premiere by Steve Lehman.
Tuesday, March 7 at 6:00 PM
Free
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet (photo: Jay Blakesberg)

Kronos Quartet (photo: Jay Blakesberg)

This concert includes a short excerpt from Laurie Anderson’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled Fifty for the Future piece, plus pieces by Garth Knox, Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Kala Ramnath, and Soo Yeon Lyuh, who joins Kronos on stage on the haegeum, a traditional Korean string instrument.
Tuesday, March 7 at 9:30 PM
Tickets $40
The Greene Space, 44 Charlton Street, New York, NY
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NYCello | CompCord Festival

Craig Hultgren will perform compositions created specifically for him. The program will feature Baroque dance-suite forms redressed with interactive computer signal processing, along with pieces using drum tracks, and one of Hultgren’s own unique improvisations. NYC composers include: Joe Deninzon, David Morneau, Gene Pritsker, Ann Warren, and Mark Zanter.
Wednesday, March 8 at 6:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY
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ETHEL: HomeBaked Round III

ETHEL – Photo by Erin Patrice O'Brien

ETHEL– Photo by Erin Patrice O’Brien

With its focus on emerging NYC-based composers, HomeBaked, which began in 2010, has already produced eight compositions, many of which have entered the quartet’s repertoire. HomeBaked Round III will feature the world premiere of works by composers Olga Bell, Avi Granite, Sarah Lipstate, and Kyle Tieman-Strauss, as well as works by previous HomeBaked commissionees Andy Akiho And Judd Greenstein.
Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $35
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Along With… | Miolina

Nina C. Young

Nina C. Young

The violin duo Miolina will perform music by Eleanor Cory, Melissa Grey, Sara Holtzschue, Milica Paranosic, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Nina C. Young, including four premieres.
Wednesday, March 8 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20
The National Opera Center, Marc A. Scorca Hall, 330 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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Teodora Stepančić | Musical Ecologies

Musical Ecologies continues Thursday March 9th with Brooklyn-based pianist and composer Teodora Stepančić. She will perform a one-hour program of piano works by Assaf Gidron, Hollas Longton, Tom Aldrich and her own For pianist and helperformer. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted by series curator Dan Joseph.
Thursday, March 9 at 8:00 PM
$10 suggested donation
The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY
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Live 45 Concert: L45-008

andPlay

andPlay

On the first half of the program, Echo Chamber will be premiering works by Natalie Dietterich and Anna Meadors, and will also perform music by Molly Joyce. On the second half of the program, andPlay will be presenting works by multiple female composers.
Friday, March 10 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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The Chelsea Symphony

The Chelsea Symphony performs Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 and three premieres: Summer Mountains by Danny Gray, Concerto for Viola and Orchestra by Michael Boyman (Friday only), and two tangos by Astor Piazzolla arranged for viola and orchestra (Saturday only).
Friday, March 10 at 8:30 PM & Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $25
St. Paul’s Church, 315 West 22nd Street, New York, NY
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NEC in NYC | CompCord Festival

This concert focuses on graduates of the New England Conservatory who live in New York. Performers and composers including Lynn Bechtold, Rubens Salles, Eleanor Cory, Dan Cooper, John Clark, Jessica Bowers, Jennifer DeVore, Russell Holzman, Karen Bogardus, Alon Nechushtan, and Maria Tegzes will unite to celebrate their alma mater and the city where they currently reside.
Saturday, March 11 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, 185 Orchard Street, New York, NY
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Morton Feldman: The Late Piano Works

Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman

Pianist Jed Distler plays Triadic Memories (1981) by Morton Feldman.
Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 PM
Tickets $10
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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CompCord Meets AFMM | CompCord Festival

Composers Concordance and American Festival of Microtonal Music, two long-standing organizations, will join together to co-produce a concert focusing on NYC composers writing microtonal compositions. Composers include Svjetlana Bukvich, Monroe Golden, Johnny Reinhard, Zach Seely, and others. An ensemble of woodwinds, fretless guitars, double bass, and trombone will be conducted by Charles Coleman. Composer and bass trombone luminary David Taylor will also be performing.
Sunday, March 12 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Gallery MC, 549 W 52nd Street, New York, NY
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Glass @ 80: Philip Glass & Foday Musa Suso

Philip Glass

Philip Glass

Philip Glass and West African kora player Foday Musa Suso collaborated on the album The Screens, the score for the film Powaqqatsi, and on the concert work Orion As part of a celebration of Philip Glass’ 80th birthday year, the two artists reunite for an intimate and collaborative performance
Sunday, March 12 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $50
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Hibiki/Echoes | Miolina

Miolina will premiere new works by Lyudmila German, Douglas Geers, Miyuki Ito, and Akio Mokuno, with additional works by Lynn Bechtold, Mari Kimura, and Karen Tanaka. MIOLINA is Mioi Takeda & Lynn Bechtold, violins.
Sunday, March 12 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20
Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th Street, New York, NY
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