NYC Calendar February 2015

THURSDAY, February 5
7:30PM Electric Voices!: Pamela Z and Joan La Barbara in Concert

VENUE: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
ADMISSION: FREE

SUNDAY, February 8
8 pm Dunkelman-Kaiser-Mori-Zorn Quartet
Nava Dunkelman (percussion) Henry Kaiser (bass) Ikue Mori (electronics) John Zorn (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY – SUNDAY, February 10-15
John Zorn’s week at the Village Vanguard
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $30

WEDNESDAY, February 11
8PM Synth Nights: Eli Keszler
Featuring performances by Leila Bordreuil and Mariel Roberts (cello), Tom Chiu (violin), Anthony Coleman (piano), Eli Keszler (drums), and Geoff Mullen, (guitar, controls).
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, February 12
8PM John Zorn with Talea Ensemble, Tyshawn Sorey & Ikue Mori | Ecstatic Music Festival
John Zorn’s “Prophetic Mysteries” for solo flute and two foley performers, and features Ikue Mori and the world premiere of a new trio for piano, bass and drums featuring Tyshawn Sorey and Trevor Dunn along with Talea pianist Stephen Gosling. Also featured will be two of Zorn’s classic game pieces, Rugby and Hockey, the latter including John Zorn on saxophone. Talea will perform the ensemble work “Bateau Ivre,” composed for Talea, and the world premiere of a new string trio.
http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/ecstatic-music-festival-john-zorn-talea-ensemble-tyshawn-sorey-ikue-mori
VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $25/$15

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, February 11/12/13/14
09:00 PM – Matt Mitchell 4tet
Matt Mitchell – Piano
Chris Speed – Ten Sax/Clar
Chris Tordini – Bass
Dan Weiss – Drums
VENUE: Seeds
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, February 13 and MONDAY, February 16
8 PM | 7:30 PM Ensemble ACJW
Program:
• ROUSSEL Trio for Flute, Viola, and Cello, Op. 40
• MEREDITH MONK Backlight (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
• RAVEL Piano Trio in A Minor
VENUE: Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall
ADMISSION: check with the venue

TUESDAY, February 17
8 pm Uri Caine (piano) Tim Berne (sax) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, February 21
7:30 PM Symbiosis II: Music from Australia
Performers: Voice (Jane Sheldon), piano (Lisa Moore), and clarinets (Eileen Mack)
Program: Beat Furrer: Invocation VI (2007) for soprano & bass flute 9′ David Lang: vent (1990) for flute & piano 8′ David Bedford: Come in here child (1968) for soprano & amplified piano 9′ Inés Thiebaut: cuncta fluunt (2013-14) for soprano & flute 5′ Claude Vivier: Hymnen an die nacht (1975) for soprano & piano 6′ Beat Furrer: Presto con fuoco (1999) for flute & piano 8′ Maurice Ohana: Deux Incantations (1996) for soprano, flute & piano 10′
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

SATURDAY, February 21
8 pm Dragnet
Uri Caine (piano) Erik Friedlander (cello) Clarence Penn (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, February 21
8:30 PM Katja Cruz & Howard Curtis w/ Darius Jones

Katja Cruz – vocals
Howard Curtis – drums
Special Guest – Darius Jones – Saxophone
ADMISSION: $15
VENUE: ibeam

SUNDAY, February 22
8 pm IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
Uri Caine (piano) John Zorn (sax) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $25

TUESDAY, February 24
6PM JACK Quartet
Program: Georg Friedrich Haas String Quartet No. 8 (2014) U.S. premiere
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: FREE

NYC Calendar: January 2015

WEDNESDAY, January 7
01:00 PM Jen Shyu Vocal Workshop

A rare opportunity to hear and work alongside vocalist phenom Jen Shyu. Students encouraged to bring their instrument.
VENUE:Seeds
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, January 10
8:00 PM Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Duo

http://www.winterjazzfest.com/schedule/

VENUE:JUDSON CHURCH 55 Washington Square Park South
ADMISSION: $35, part of Winter Jazz Fest

SATURDAY, January 10
9:30 PM Steven Beck, Piano
Mauricio Kagel: A Deux Mains
Beat Furrer: Voicelessness. The Snow Has No Voice
Study
Tristan Murail: La Mandragore
Magnus Lindberg: Two Etudes
Salvatore Sciarrino: de la nuit anamorfosi

https://www.facebook.com/events/740241199388766/

VENUE:Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, January 15
6:30PM Viewing Room: Mark Beasley and Arto Lindsay
Looting, performance that involves a dental procedure with an original soundtrack by Arto Lindsay

http://www.thekitchen.org/event/viewing-room-mark-beasley-and-arto-lindsay

VENUE:The Kitchen
ADMISSION: Free, RSVP is encouraged: viewingroom@coleccioncisneros.org

SUNDAY, January 25
20:00 PM, Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Vijay Iyer (piano)
VENUE:The Stone
ADMISSION:$15

TUESDAY, January 27
6:00 PM Trios by Zorn
Vicky Chow piano
Jennifer Choi violin
Michael Nicolas cello
John Zorn The Aristos (2014) ten metaphysical ambiguities for violin, cello, and piano
Zorn Hexentarot (2013) twelve simple canons for the witches’ Sabbath for violin, cello, and piano
Zorn Amour Fou (1999)

http://www.millertheatre.com/events/trios-by-zorn

VENUE:Miller Theater
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, January 27
8:00 PM The Heschel Project—Songs of Wonder (in Yiddish)
10:00 PM Itzik Manger—Chumesh Lider (A New Project in Yiddish)
Basya Schechter (oud guitar) Uri Sharlin (piano, keys, accordion) Megan Gould (violin) Noah Hoffeld (cello) Rich Stein (percussion)
VENUE:The Stone
ADMISSION:$15 each set

FRIDAY, January 30
8:00 PM Ingrid Laubrock – (ts), Nate Wooley – (tp), Sam Pluta – (Electronics)

VENUE:IBeam
ADMISSION: $15

NYC Calendar: December 2014

Highlight of the month: THE STONE RESIDENCIES – FRED FRITH WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 – SUNDAY DECEMBER 7 7:30 PM Meredith Monk http://youtu.be/FBlnrRUVfo0 http://www.bam.org/music/2014/on-behalf-of-nature VENUE: BAM ADMISSION: $20/$30 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 7PM: Michael Foster / Pascal Niggenkemper / Michael Evans VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery ADMISSION: Free MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 10 PM: Frank Gratkowski – Solo Saxophone http://youtu.be/HOZ4VXLWV3w VENUE: Ibeam brooklyn ADMISSION: $15 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 6 PM Mivos Quartet •Martin Stauning Atmende Steine (2013) •J.S. Bach Contrapunctus XIX (arr. Patrick Higgins 2013) •Patrick Higgins Aletheia (2013) •György Kurtág Hommage à Mihály András: 12 Mikroludien für Streichquartett, op. 13 (1977) http://www.millertheatre.com/events/mivos-quartet-popup VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University ADMISSION: FREE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 8PM: Phyllis Chen Phyllis Chen: Lighting The Dark, hand-made music boxes, clavichord, accordion, electronics John Dowland / William Byrd: Pavana Lachrymae, clavichord Silvia Corda: Tre ritratti del tempo, toy piano and toy dulcimer Alvin Lucier: Music for Piano with Magnetic Strings http://youtu.be/xAUjg8Nb2Qc http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/phyllis-chen VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center ADMISSION: $25 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 8 PM: Fred Frith (guitar) John Zorn (sax) VENUE: Stone ADMISSION: $25 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 8:00 PM Pauline Oliveros http://roulette.org/events/pauline-oliveros-2/ VENUE: Roulette ADMISSION: $15/$30 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 8 PM Iva Bittová (violin and voice) Fred Frith (acoustic guitar) http://youtu.be/Kx5RPHoR0A4 VENUE: Stone ADMISSION: $20 MONDAY, DECEMBER 15 8:30 PM Wolpe & Feldman – New York New Music Ensemble http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/989724 VENUE: The Tenri Cultural Institute ADMISSION: $10/$20 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30 8:30PM Mary Halvorson, guitar; Ingrid Laubrock, tenor saxophone; Tom Rainey, drums VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe ADMISSION: $10 + $10 drinks minimum TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 4 8 PM, 10 PM John Zorn’s end of the year Improv Week—A Stone Benefit John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) James Moore (guitar) Uri Caine (piano) James Ilgenfritz (bass) Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet) Mark Feldman (violin) ) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) and many special guests VENUE: Stone ADMISSION: $25

NYC Calendar: November 2014

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Weasel Walter (drums)

Jim Hobbs (alto saxophone)

https://www.facebook.com/events/846159262096165/

VENUE: Snubs

ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

50th Birthday concert: Terry Riley’s In C

Pauline Kim Harris, Joan La Barbara, Elliott Sharp and many more!

http://lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/terry-rileys-in-c-50th-birthday-concert-presented-by-darmstadt-essential-repertoire-and-lpr-november-4th-2014/

VENUE: Le Poisson Rouge

ADMISSION: $20/$25/$30

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

19:30 The Death of Klinghoffer

http://lc.lincolncenter.org/shows/211090?show_date=2014-11-05%2019:30:00

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/22/arts/music/john-adams-death-of-klinghoffer-metropolitan-opera-debut.html

VENUE: The Metropolitan Opera, Metropolitan Opera House

ADMISSION: $25-415

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

7:30 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

http://www.metopera.org/opera/lady-macbeth-of-mtsensk-shostakovich-tickets

VENUE: The Metropolitan Opera, Metropolitan Opera House

ADMISSION: $25-445

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

10 pm: Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet, electronics) Joe Morris (guitar) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)

VENUE: Stone

ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

7:30 PM Meredith Monk Birthday Celebration

Performers: Bruce Brubaker, Piano, Ursula Oppens, Piano

All-Meredith Monk Program

http://lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/meredith-monk-birthday-celebration-an-event-within-meredith-monks-debs-composer-chair-residency-at-carnegie-hall-november-20th-2014/

VENUE: Le Poisson Rouge

ADMISSION: $15-25

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

John Zorn’s Cobra (30th Anniversary!), 8:00 pm

http://roulette.org/events/john-zorns-cobra/

VENUE: Roulette

ADMISSION: $20/35

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Susie Ibarra & William Parker, 7:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/772875809435480/

VENUE: Snugs

ADMISSION: $15

NYC Calendar: October 2014

Sunday, October 5 – Saturday, October 18

12:00 – 3:00 PM Xiu Xiu (Jamie Stewart, Shayna Dunkelman, and Ches Smith)

http://thekitchen.org/event/danh-vo-and-xiu-xiu-metal

VENUE: The Kitchen

ADMISSION: Free

Sunday, October 5 – Sunday, November 2
10:00AM – 3:00PM Sound Art Exhibition with Laurie Anderson, Annea Lockwood, Stephen Vitiello, Ed Osborn, Trimpin, Francisco Lopez

http://www.caramoor.org/house-gardens/in-the-garden-of-sonic-delights/

VENUE: Caramoor (Katonah, NY)

ADMISSION: $10

Monday, October 6

7:30 PM Tre Voci: Rameau/ Gubaidulina/ Debussy

Kim Kashkashian, viola/Marina Piccinini, flute/Sivan Magen, harp
Rameau: Piece de Clavecin en Concert no 5
Sofia Gubaidulina: Garten von Freuden und Traurigkeiten
Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola and harp

http://lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/tre-voci-kim-kashkashian-viola-marina-piccinini-flute-magen-sivan-harp-october-6th-2014/

VENUE: le poisson rouge

ADMISSION: Free/$20

Tuesday-Thursday, October 7-9

8 PM/10PM Acoustic Snakeoil

Tim Berne, Oscar Noriega (saxes) Ches Smith (drums) Matt Mitchell (piano) Ryan Ferriera (guitar)

VENUE: Stone

ADMISSION: $15

Friday, October 10

9 PM CICADA DREAM BAND: CD Release event  

Pauline Oliveros, David Rothenberg, Timothy Hill

https://www.facebook.com/events/731059700276097/

VENUE: Experimental Intermedia

ADMISSION: $4.99

Saturday, October 18

8:00 PM John Zorn, Steve Coleman, Marc Ribot, Henry Grimes, Marina Rosenfeld, Trevor Dunn and more

http://roulette.org/events/benefit-content-creators-coalition-c3-defend-artists-rights-economic-justice-digital-domain-w-marc-ribot-john-zorn-friends/

VENUE: Roulette

ADMISSION: $20/25

Wednesday, October 22

7:00 PM Berio in NYC

“Sequenzas” and “Chemins IV” and other works performed by Ensemble mise-en in the first of two concerts featuring works composed by Luciano Berio when he lived in New York City (1965-1972).

http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/berio-nyc

VENUE: The Italian Academy

ADMISSION: free

Thursday, October 23

8 PM Chaya Czernowin

International Contemporary Ensemble

http://www.millertheatre.com/events/chaya-czernowin1

VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University

ADMISSION: $20 – $30

Sunday, October 26

10 PM Alto Madness

Darius Jones, Bruce Williams, Anthony Ware, Oliver Lake (alto saxes)

VENUE: Stone

ADMISSION: $15

Tuesday, October 28

10 PM TRIO

Makigami Koichi (voice, khomus) Bolot Bairyshev (altai epic, khomus) Cyro Baptista (percussion)

VENUE: Stone

ADMISSION: $15

Thursday, October 30

8 PM Tokyo Taiga project

Bolot Bairyshev (throat singing) Sato Masaharu (percussion) Makigami Koichii (vocal, theremin) Ned Rothenberg (sax)

VENUES: Stone

ADMISSION: $15

Friday, October 31

8 PM: John Zorn (sax) Makigami Koichi (vocal, theremin) Cyro Baptista (percussion) and many special guests. Stone yearly halloween improv night—a stone benefit, come dressed up!

VENUE: Stone

ADMISSION: $25

Friday, October 31

10 PM: HIKASHU with guests

Makigami Koichi (vocal, theremin) Mita Freeman (guitar) Sakaide Masami (bass) Shimizu Kazuto (piano, bass-clarinet) Ned Rothenberg (sax) Marc Ribot (guitar)

VENUE: Stone

ADMISSION: $15