The Music Of Sir Karl Jenkins: A 75th Birthday Celebration
DCINY presents the US premiere of Sir Karl Jenkins’s newest work, Symphonic Adiemus, a re-orchestration of his composition Adiemus. Jenkins’s new vocal score contains 12 numbers from the Adiemus series set in new scorings for an extended orchestra of over 100 musicians, including more than 20 layers of classical and world percussion and a choir of over 275 vocalists.
Monday, January 21 at 7:00 PM
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
Sam Adler: Building Bridges with Music
The composer and educator Samuel Adler will give a live interview with Neil Levin, director of the Milken Archive of Jewish Music, followed by a performance of Adler’s works by pianist Michael Brown, violinist Michelle Ross, and soprano Elizabeth Farnum.
Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15 non-members, $10 members
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY
Fire in my mouth
Jaap van Zweden conducts the New York Philharmonic and The Crossing in the world premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth, which explores a seminal event in New York City, the devastating Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 that killed more than 100 young immigrants.
Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 PM & Friday, January 25 to Saturday, January 26 at 8:00 PM
Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall, New York, NY
The Music of Anthony Braxton: Syntactical Ghost Trance // Echo Echo Mirror House
The 11-person Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble perform works from Anthony Braxton’s Syntactical Ghost Trance Music system—demonstrating the unique sonic tapestry of the compositions and the possibilities of the vocal choir—in celebration of the release of GTM (Syntax) 2017, an album documenting all twelve compositions of his system recorded under the guidance of Anthony Braxton himself.
Friday, January 25 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Pianist Beth Levin performs music by Wang Jie, Vladimir N. Drozdoff, Handel, and Beethoven.
Saturday, January 26 at 2:30 PM
New York Public Library For the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY
Elliot Cole: Nightflower album release party
Composer Elliot Cole will celebrate the release of his first solo album, Nightflower, in an intimate and unconventional gathering. Pillows, blankets, and mats will turn a yoga studio into a listening palace, featuring a spin through the album with live projections by Ross Karre. There will also be a live performance by Katie Hyun (violin) and Nightflower artists Jordan Dodson (guitar) and Gabriel Cabezas (cello) previewing music from Cole’s next release.
Saturday, January 26 at 7:00 PM
NOW Yoga, 61 4th Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY
Fair Trade Trio
The Fair Trade Trio returns to the SAJ for an evening of music that includes Britten’s Phantasy Quartet with oboist (and SAJ member) Jason Smoller, Krasa’s Passacaglia and Fugue, Missy Mazzoli’s Lies You Can Believe In, and Beethoven’s Op. 9 No. 1 in G Major.
Sunday, January 27 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25, $20 seniors, $15 students
SAJ, 15 West 86th Street, New York, NY
Wavefield Ensemble, the new musical collective dedicated to collaboratively inspiring the next generation of artists, presents a concert of music written on top of other music, sonic layers covered up and revealed again in surprising new forms. Featuring a trio of US premieres next to Iannis Xenakis’s rarely performed Palimpsest, this stimulating concert brings past and present into illuminating juxtaposition, exposing hidden resonances and layered meanings.
Sunday, January 27 at 7:00 PM
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY