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This week: concerts in New York (June 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018)

LPR X: Deerhoof

Deerhoof with Tigue and Subtle Degrees perform as part of Ten Years Together: New Amsterdam Records & Le Poisson Rouge Turn 10. Between sets with be performances in the Gallery by Molly Joyce, No Lands, and itsnotyouitsme.
Monday, June 11 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $12
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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Rejoice Greatly, O My Soul— Bach Trinity Cantatas II | Chelsea Music Festival

The second concert in the Chelsea Music Festival’s series of Bach’s Trinity Cantatas features Canadian Brass trumpet player Caleb Hudson. Both Cantatas are paired with new works by Nicolas Namoradze and 2018 Composer-in-Residence Aaron Jay Kernis, transforming some of Bach’s favored dance forms: the Chaconne and the Courante.
Monday, June 11 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $40
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 346 West 20th Street, New York, NY
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Olivia De Prato | Pop-Up Concerts

Missy Mazzoli

Missy Mazzoli– Photo by Stephen Taylor.

Violinist Olivia De Prato performs music by Ned Rothenberg, Taylor Brook, Victor Lowrie, Missy Mazzoli, and Reiko Füting.
Tuesday, June 12 at 6:00 PM
Free
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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Ensemble LPR

Thea Musgrave

Thea Musgrave–Photo by Bryan Sheffield

Ensemble LPR performs music by David Handler, Thea Musgrave, and John Corigliano at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park.
Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 PM
Free
Naumburg Bandshell, Concert Ground, Central Park, New York, NY
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Dances To Eternity— Bach Trinity Cantatas III | Chelsea Music Festival

This evening features four works that build from Bach’s 5th French Suite for solo piano to full ensemble in Bach’s Trinity Cantata BWV 20 of 1724, Bach’s first season as Cantor in Leipzig. At the center of the program are two works by Composer-in-Residence Aaron Jay Kernis featuring a NY premiere performance of First Club Date with cellist Matt Haimovitz, as well as Effortlessly, Love Flows performed by Ronnie Oliver Jr. and the Chelsea Music Festival Chamber Choir.
Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $40
St. Paul’s Church, 315 West 22nd Street, New York, NY
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Matt Haimovitz— Overtures To Bach’s Cello | Chelsea Music Festival

Matt Haimovitz – Photo by Stephanie Machinnon

Matt Haimovitz– Photo by Stephanie Machinnon

Cellist Matt Haimovitz presents new works for solo cello as overtures to Bach’s Cello Suites.
Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $40
The General Theological Seminary, 440 West 21st Street, New York, NY
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Concert 1 | Chance & Circumstance Festival

Ensemble Pamplemousse presents its second annual festival for experimental arts at JACK. The focus of this year’s festival is on solo artists bending instrumental tradition, from composed pieces to improvised sets, with a few duos and trios included for good measure. This concert features John McCowen, solo contrabass clarinet, performing self-composed works focusing on long-form drones, difference tones, beating patterns – treating the contrabass clarinet as an acoustic synthesizer.
Friday, June 15 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 advance, $40 festival pass
Jack, 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Aki Onda and Demi Broxa

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an experimental electronic music double bill: Vienna-based duo Demi Broxa (in their U.S. debut) and New York-based composer and visual artist Aki Onda.
Friday, June 15 at 7:30 PM
Free
Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY
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Concert 2 | Chance & Circumstance Festival

Lester St. Louis

Lester St. Louis

Ensemble Pamplemousse presents its second annual festival for experimental arts at JACK. The focus of this year’s festival is on solo artists bending instrumental tradition, from composed pieces to improvised sets, with a few duos and trios included for good measure. This concert features Lester St. Louis, cello, in a premiere performance of All.Artifacts.Are.This a new piece utilizing cello, environmental sounds, feedback, and electronics to investigate liminal spaces between sound, gesture, and environmental interaction .
Friday, June 15 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 advance, $40 festival pass
Jack, 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Concert 3 | Chance & Circumstance Festival

Ensemble Pamplemousse presents its second annual festival for experimental arts at JACK. The focus of this year’s festival is on solo artists bending instrumental tradition, from composed pieces to improvised sets, with a few duos and trios included for good measure. This concert features Leila Bordreuil, cello, performing spectrally dense compositions for amplified cello with multi-channel sound diffusion and spatialized audio.
Saturday, June 16 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 advance, $40 festival pass
Jack, 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Generations VIII: Art Songs

Composer Milica Paranosic

Milica Paranosic

Composers Concordance, in conjunction with Goddard Riverside Community Arts, presents its 8th annual Generations concert, featuring art songs by composers Svjetlana Bukvich, Charles Coleman, Dan Cooper, Peter Fabrizio, David Gotay, Patrick Hardish, Milica Paranosic, Gene Pritsker, and Randall Woolf and Competition winners in two categories: 25 or younger and 65 or older.
Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $12-$15
Goddard Riverside, Bernie Wohl Center, 647 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY
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Concert 4 | Chance & Circumstance Festival

Ensemble Pamplemousse presents its second annual festival for experimental arts at JACK. The focus of this year’s festival is on solo artists bending instrumental tradition, from composed pieces to improvised sets, with a few duos and trios included for good measure. This concert features Madison Greenstone, clarinets, performing works for mechanical clarinets with Bryan Jacobs and the NY premiere of Michelle Lou’s WHORL for contrabass clarinet and electronics .
Saturday, June 16 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 advance, $40 festival pass
Jack, 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Concert 5 | Chance & Circumstance Festival

Ensemble Pamplemousse presents its second annual festival for experimental arts at JACK. The focus of this year’s festival is on solo artists bending instrumental tradition, from composed pieces to improvised sets, with a few duos and trios included for good measure. This concert features Weston Olencki/Michelle Lou/Dominic Coles performing a networked trio of interlinked modular synthesizers.
Sunday, June 17 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 advance, $40 festival pass
Jack, 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Naamah’s Ark

Royce Vavrek

Royce Vavrek

Presented as part of River To River Festival, this oratorio by composer Marisa Michelson and librettist Royce Vavrek tells the story of Noah’s Ark from the perspective of Noah’s wife, Naamah, who cares for the diverse species of animals on the Ark and guides them as they reach dry land. From the birds to the hippos, each group has its own concerns. Can they learn to live together after the crisis has passed? Inspired by the resilience of communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, this Father’s Day performance of Naamah’s Ark features community members from Lower Manhattan, the MasterVoices Chorus, and leading lady Victoria Clark, under the direction of conductor Ted Sperling.
Sunday, June 17 at 7:00 PM
Free
Rockefeller Park, entrance at Warren Street and River Terrace, 75 Battery Place, New York, NY
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Concert 6 | Chance & Circumstance Festival

Ensemble Pamplemousse presents its second annual festival for experimental arts at JACK. The focus of this year’s festival is on solo artists bending instrumental tradition, from composed pieces to improvised sets, with a few duos and trios included for good measure. This concert features Jaimie Branch + Nate Wooley giving a premiere performance of new compositions for two trumpets.
Sunday, June 17 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 advance, $40 festival pass
Jack, 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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