NYC calendar March 2015

Highlight of the month: The Stone residencies
SYLVIE COURVOISIER (MAR 10—15) and GUY KLUCEVSEK  (MAR 17—22)

THURSDAY, March 5
8 pm Guy Klucevsek & Phillip Johnston Duo

Guy Klucevsek (accordion) Phillip Johnston (soprano sax)
Compositions and improvisations.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, March 7
9 pm Kronos Quartet
Program:
MERLIJN TWAALFHOVEN On Parole (World Premiere)
BRYCE DESSNER Tenebre
DEREK CHARKE Dear Creator, help us return to the centre of our hearts (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
ALEKSANDRA VREBALOV / BILL MORRISON Beyond Zero: 1914–1918 (for quartet with film) (NY Premiere)
VENUE: Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $55 – $65

SUNDAY, March 8
8 pm Ned Rothenberg & Phillip Johnston Duo
Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds) Phillip Johnston (soprano sax)
Compositions and improvisations.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, March 10
8 pm MALPHAS-Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman playing Book of Angels
Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
Masada compositions by John Zorn.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, March 11
7 pm Mivos Quartet with composer/soprano Kate Soper

Music of Berg, Gesualdo, Iannotta; a world premiere by Kate Soper

VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: Free

FRIDAY, March 13
8 pm Mephista
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ikue Mori (electronics) Susie Ibarra (drums)
10 pm
Mephista + Nate Wooley
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ikue Mori (electronics) Jim Black (drums) Nate Wooley (trumpet)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 (each set)

SATURDAY, March 14
8 pm Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman Duo
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano, compositions) Mark Feldman (violin, compositions)
Sylvie Courvoisier-Mark Feldman DUO playing their own music from their CDs “Live at theatre vidy-Lausanne” and new compositions.
10 pm
Sylvie Courvoisier New Graphic Scores
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 (each set)

SATURDAY, March 14
9 pm & 10:30 pm Michael Formanek
Tim Berne, alto sax; Brian Settles, tenor saxophone, flute; Jacob Sacks, piano; Michael Formanek, bass; Dan Weiss, drums
VENUE: Cornelia street cafe
ADMISSION: $10 cover plus $10 minimum

SUNDAY, March 15
8 pm Sylvie Courvoisier Solo
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano, compositions)
Playing music from her solo album “Signs and Epigrams” on Tzadik Records + new pieces and improv.

10 pm
Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman, Ned Rothenberg TRIO
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Mark Feldman (violin) Ned Rothenberg (clarinet)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, March 16
8:30pm Lukas Ligeti, percussion and Thollem McDonas, piano
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, March 17
8 pm The Klucevsek/Bern Unit
Alan Bern (accordion, piano, melodica, compositions) Guy Klucevsek (accordion, compositions)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, March 18
8 pm Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy
Peter Brown, Kamala Sankaram (voices) Jed Distler (toy piano, piano) Todd Reynolds (violin) Guy Klucevsek (accordion, compositions)
Music for collaborations: Chinoiserie (Ping Chong), Fallen Shadows (Karen Bamonte), Industrious Angels (Laurie McCants), Ruth Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
(Lionel Popkin)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, March 19
8 pm Solo Accordion Music 1982-2013
Guy Klucevsek (accordion, compositions)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, March 20
8 pm The Bantam Orchestra
Pete Donovan (bass) Erik Friedlander (cello) Mary Rowell (violin) Guy Klucevsek (accordion, compositions)
Music from Citrus, My Love (rec/rec swiss), Stolen Memories (Tzadik), and Flying Vegetables of the Apocalypse (XI)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, March 22
3 PM Meredith Monk and Friends
Performers:
Bang on a Can All-Stars, Don Byron and Guests, Lukas Ligeti, Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble, Missy Mazzoli and Victoire, John Zorn and Cyro Baptista
All-Meredith Monk program
VENUE: Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $43 – $50

WEDNESDAY, March 25
7:30 pm Neighborhood Concert: Cyro Baptista’s Banquet of the Spirits
VENUE: Harlem Stage Gatehouse
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, March 25
7:00 pm Quartetto Maurice
Music by Andrea Agostini, Steve Reich, Fausto Romitelli, and a world premiere by Ryan Carter
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: Free

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