Kaija Saariaho

This week: concerts in New York (November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018)

Sonic Temples: Music of Saariaho & Barrière with Jennifer Koh, Devóne Tines & Friends

The music of Kaija Saariaho and Jean-Baptiste Barrière is presented on this iteration of Music Mondays.
Monday, November 12 at 7:30 PM
Free
Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway, New York, NY
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Infoxication

A uniquely immersive and powerful cross-disciplinary performance created by Roya Sachs, Danielle Eva Schwob and Ashley Jackson combining art, music, dance, and technology. Focused around the theme of technology in our daily lives, the four-part continuous experience envelopes audience members in a visual, physical and mental journey.
Monday, November 12 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $55
Spring Place, 6 Saint Johns Lane, New York, NY
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Sacred Music in a Sacred Space

Arvo Pärt - Photo by Peeter Langovits

Arvo Pärt – Photo by Peeter Langovits

Sacred Music in a Sacred Space (SMSS) presents the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, performing an evening of the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt.
Monday, November 12 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $38-$88
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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Broken Silence

In Broken Silence, music supports listeners engaging with text drawn from court testimony connected with the scandal in the Catholic Church. The 75-minute live performances includes spoken word and quiet long tones from winds and ebow strings.
Tuesday, November 13 at 8:25 PM
Free
Manhattan. RSVP to info@mufoco.net to obtain performance location.
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Revelers | Decoda

Valerie Coleman

Valerie Coleman

Decoda performs music ranging from the romantic to the contemporary. The program includes the world premiere of Valerie Coleman’s Revelry, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project, and the New York premiere of Brad Balliett’s Reveler-Scherzos played alongside music by Brahms, Poulenc, Lutosławski, Richard Strauss, and Guillaume Connesson.
Wednesday, November 14 at 7:30 AM
Tickets $32-$38
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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Circus: Wandering City

ETHEL-- Photo by Erin Patrice O'Brien

ETHEL– Photo by Erin Patrice O’Brien

As part of the string quartet’s 20th anniversary season, ETHEL returns to BAM with Circus: Wandering City, a multimedia musical journey into the history of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that explores and honors the complex relationship between circus troupes, their performers, and the audiences they inspired.
Wednesday, November 14 to Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 PM
Tickets start at $25
BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Voices of the Mountains

Voices of the Mountains is a project that showcases Polish highlands culture, traditions, and landscapes through the music of four Polish composers, including award-winning Wojciech Kilar, Karol Szymanowski, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, and Mieczysław Karłowicz. This concert brings together three Polish musicians—pianist Janusz Olejniczak, vocalist Sebastian Karpiel-Bułecka, and conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk—for a fusion of Polish highlands music, drum and bass, and jazz.
Wednesday, November 14 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $12.50-$120
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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Qubit presents: Patrick Higgins and the Mivos Quartet with David Bird and Alec Hall

Mivos Quartet

Mivos Quartet

Qubit presents new work and performances by Patrick Higgins, Mivos Quartet, David Bird, and Alec Hall at Project Q.
Wednesday, November 14 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $10-$15
Project Q, 1850 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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Concert in the Crypt

loadbang will perform by composers including Eve Beglarian, Jeffrey Gavett, Evan Johnson, William Lang, Hannah Lash, Paula Matthusen, and a NY premiere of a new work for loadbang by Christian Wolff.
Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 PM
The Church of the Intercession Crypt, West 155th and Broadway, New York, NY
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Jenny Lin

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum’s 2018-2019 concert season, pairing music with the Museum’s exhibitions and showcasing leading female performers and composers, continues with a performance by pianist Jenny Lin. Set alongside the exhibition Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922, this performance features the New York premiere of Philip Glass’s Passacaglia in a collision with recently re-discovered music from early 20th century Russia.
Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $12-$20
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York, NY
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Du Yun | Composer Portraits

Du Yun

Du Yun

International Contemporary Ensemble performs the music of Du Yun at this composer portraits concert.
Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20-$30
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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David Watson: Listen Faster! | Musical Ecologies

The 2018-19 season of Musical Ecologies continues Thursday, November 15 with experimental musician David Watson.
Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $10
The Old Stone House in Washington Park, 3rd Street & 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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You.Have.No.Idea (Music of Daniel Felsenfeld)

Daniel Felsenfeld

Daniel Felsenfeld

Semiosis Quartet and Aliana de la Guardia present a portrait concert of the composer Daniel Felsenfeld.
Friday, November 16 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY
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Multi-Dimensional Soundscapes: Lanzilotti and Poissonnier

Nina C. Young

Nina C. Young

Project Q presents Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti and David Poissonnier performing an evening of works for viola and electronics by Kaija Saariaho, Nina C. Young, Ken Ueno, Jonathan Harvey, and Lanzilotti.
Friday, November 16 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students
Project Q, 1850 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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Riverside Symphony

Riverside Symphony opens its 38th season with a program headlined by American composer Stephen Hartke’s new piano concerto, Ship of State, featuring Xak Bjerken, the pianist for whom the piece was written.
Friday, November 16 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $34-$65
Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY
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Around The World

This concert features music by Jordi Barceló, Luciano Berio, Duke Bojadzijev, Dan Cooper, Oriol Cruixent, Jinhee Han, Arthur Kampela, Debra Kaye, Vasilije Mokranjac, Luigi Porto, Gene Pritsker, Dina Pruzhansky, David Rozenblatt, and Roger Tréfousse.
Friday, November 16 at 8:00 PM
Free
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY
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A Festive Evensong: 125th Anniversary

This festive Evensong features the full Cathedral Choirs accompanied by the Great Organ in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the laying of the Cathedral’s corner stone. Featured on the program is Robert Sirota’s hymn, The New Jerusalem (2008) with text by Victoria Sirota.
Sunday, November 18 at 4:00 PM
Free
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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