NYC Calendar October 2018

Highlights of the month:
David Lang’s Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock

milePhoto by Mark Peterson/Redux

and Erik Friedlander’s residency at The Stone

WEDNESDAY, October 3
7pm Francesco Dillon, cello; Emanuele Torquati, piano
Giacinto Scelsi: To the Master
Ryan Carter: break; (world premiere)
Marco Momi: Unstill — written for Dillon/Torquati (US Premiere)
Salvatore Sciarrino: Melencolia 1
Debussy: Sonate pour violoncelle et piano
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/francesco-dillon-cello-emanuele-torquati-piano
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: Free

October 3-8
7-10 PM The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock
Architects: Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Composer: David Lang
Words and lyrics: Anne Carson and Claudia Rankine
The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock is an ambitious, collective, free choral work that shares personal stories from hundreds of New Yorkers about life in our rapidly changing city.
https://milelongopera.com
VENUE: High Line
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, October 4
7PM Wacław Zimpel (compositions and various instruments)

VENUE: Joe’s Pub
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, October 4
8:30 pm LIMBS
Yuka Honda (electronics) Andrew Nemr (tap dance) Kazu Kumagai (tap dance, electronics) Susie Ibarra (drumset, percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 5
19:30 Kuba Więcek & Piotr Orzechowski Duo, Wacław Zimpel, Michał Barański, Łukasz Żyta Oraz Goście Specjalni
VENUE: Soup & Sound
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 5
9:00 Dessen/Harnik/Victor
Michael Dessen – trombone
Elisabeth Harnik – piano
Fay Victor – voice
VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, October 5
9:15PM Simon Nabatov – piano
Max Johnson – bass
Michaël Attias – alto saxophone
Mike Pride – drums
VENUE: HappyLucky no.1
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, October 5
7 PM Ethan Iverson, piano + Miranda Cuckson, violin
Zucker | Malaby | Liberatore
Gabriel Zucker – piano
Tony Malaby – saxophone
Matteo Liberatore – guitar
live painting by Justin Neely
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, October 5
6PM First Fridays, featuring John Zorn
https://www.facebook.com/events/277719692842385/
VENUE: The Frick Collection
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, October 6
1PM Kuba Więcek & Piotr Orzechowski Duo, Wacław Zimpel, Michał Barański, Łukasz Żyta Oraz Goście Specjalni +Ned Rothenberg
VENUE: Soup & Sound
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 6
8PM Simon Nabatov, Max Johnson, Michael Sarin
CD Release for “Free Reservoir” 8pm
Simon Nabatov – Piano
Max Johnson – Bass
Michael Sarin – Drums
VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, October 6
8PM Ashley Paul (sax), Anthony Coleman (piano)

VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, October 6
8:30 pm DreamTime Ensemble
Claudia Acuña (vocals) Jennifer Choi (violin) Yves Dharamraj (cello) Jake Landau (guitar, piano, keyboards) Yuka Honda (electronics) Susie Ibarra (drumset, percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 6
19:30 PM, and 21:30 PM
Wacław Zimpel & Piotr Orzechowski Duo
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, October 7
Ju-eh+Hwarg
Ju-eh (Juecheng Chen) is a conceptual virtuosic countertenor from Canton, China
Hwarg (Howie Kenty) is a Brooklyn-based composer and sound designer
https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1745323-ju-eh-hwarg-new-york/
VENUE: Rockwood Music Hall
ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, October 7
7:30pm Lopez / Bennett / Yeh
Brandon Lopez – bass
Ben Bennett – percussion
C. Spencer Yeh – violin
9:30pm Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp Duo
Ivo Perelman – tenor sax
Matthew Shipp – piano
https://www.artsforart.org/raza.html
VENUE: Teatro LaTEA, 107 Suffolk St
ADMISSION: $20 / $15 students, seniors

MONDAY, October 8
8 pm Marc Ribot: Songs of Resistance (Record Release)
with Justin Vivian Bond, Ohene Cornelius, Domenica Fossati & Fay Victor
https://lpr.com/lpr_events/marc-ribot-songs-of-resistance-october-8th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $25/$30

WEDNESDAY, October 10
8:30 pm Coil
Erik Friedlander (solo cello with electronics)
Playing the music of Britney Spears, Hildegard von Bingen, June Carter Cash and others.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

October 12, 19 and 26
9 pm The Sundara All-Star Band
La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Jon Catler, fretless guitar
Hansford Rowe, fretless bass
Narren Budhkar, tabla
Jung Hee Choi Tonecycle Base 30Hz, 2:3:7 Vocal Version
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-sundara-all-star-band-tickets-50814071255
VENUE: Dream House
ADMISSION: $28 – $36

SATURDAY, October 13
8:30 pm Throw a Glass
Uri Caine (piano) Ches Smith (drums) Mark Helias (bass) Erik Friedlander (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, October 14
8PM Julia Santoli, Liberatore/Foster/Mattrey, Brandon Lopez
VENUE: Wonders of Nature
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, October 14
8pm Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble “Cellular Songs” Concert (Night 1)
Meredith Monk, voice and keyboard
Ellen Fisher, voice
Katie Geissinger, voice
Allison Sniffin, voice and keyboard
Jo Stewart, voice
https://lpr.com/lpr_events/meredith-monk-night-1-october-14th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $35 / $25

MONDAY, October 15
7:30pm yMusic Featuring a N.Y. Premiere by Bryce Dessner
Program
Bryce Dessner: People Variations, N.Y. Premiere, 2018
Nico Muhly: Clip, N.Y. Premiere, 2017
Gabriel Kahane: Bluets, 2017
Gabriella Smith: Tessellations, 2018
Andrew Norman: Caught, 2017
https://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/ymusic

VENUE: BAC
ADMISSION: $25

MONDAY, October 15
8pm Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble “Cellular Songs” Concert (Night 2)
https://lpr.com/lpr_events/meredith-monk-night-2-october-15th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $35 / $25

TUESDAY, October 16
8pm Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble “Cellular Songs” Concert (Night 3)
https://lpr.com/lpr_events/meredith-monk-night-3-october-16th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $35 / $25

TUESDAY, October 16
9pm Tim Berne, Michael Formanek, Andrew Cyrille;
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $10 and $10

THURSDAY, October 18
Morton Feldman’s ‘For John Cage’ /Bennardo-Larson Duo
https://www.facebook.com/events/1745263748926118/
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, October 20
8pm Vijay Iyer Sextet
Performers:
Vijay Iyer piano
Graham Haynes cornet, flugelhorn, electronics
Steve Lehman alto saxophone
Mark Shim tenor saxophone
Stephan Crump bass
Jeremy Dutton drums
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/vijay-iyer-sextet
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $25 – $40

SATURDAY, October 20
8 PM Tony Malaby’s VOLADORES

Billy Mintz -drums; Marc Hannaford – piano; Patricia Brennan – vibes; Sean Ali – bass; Brandon Lopez- bass and Kenny Warren – trumpet.
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, October 21
6pm: Tyshawn Sorey with Marilyn Crispell
a very special duo with pianist Marilyn Crispell, with whom Sorey has collaborated on and off during the past five years.
Tyshawn Sorey residency (3 days)
http://thekitchen.org/event/tyshawn-sorey
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $20 General / $15

SUNDAY, October 21
8pm Peter Evans solo; Peter Evans’ Being & Becoming;
http://www.jackny.org/more-is-more-records.html
VENUE: JACK
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, October 22
7:30pm Ensemble Connect
Program:
Ligeti Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Gabriella Smith Anthozoa (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Kaija Saariaho Light and Matter
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Op. 114
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/10/22/ensemble-connect-0730pm
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $32 – $38

TUESDAY, October 23
8:30 pm Chris Dingman, Sara Serpa and Okkyung Lee
Chris Dingman (vibes) Sara Serpa (voice) Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, October 24
7:30 PM Ralph van Raat, Piano
Program:
Alkan, Symphony for Solo Piano from 12 Etudes in All the Minor Keys
Louis Andriessen, Searching for Unison (Etude for Solo Piano) (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Debussy, “Etude retrouvée” (1915; realized Howat)
Boulez, Prelude, Toccata, and Scherzo (US Premiere)
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/10/24/ralph-van-raat-piano-0730pm
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $38 to $45

THURSDAY, October 25
8PM Frank London
VENUE: The Stone At Russ And Daughters Cafe
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, October 25
8PM Fraser / Lopez / Bennett & Foster / Ewen
VENUE:  Project Q | 1850 Amsterdam Ave
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, October 25
8:30 pm Chris Corsano, Ches Smith and Okkyung Lee
Chris Corsano (drums) Ches Smith (drums) Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 26
8PM Brandon Lopez (bass), Michael Foster (Saxophones), Nina Dante (voice), Lucie Vítková (accordion)
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/brandon-lopez-malediction-michael-foster-nina-dante-and-lucie-v%C3%ADtkov%C3%A1
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, October 26
8 PM Yuja Wang, Piano, Martin Grubinger, Percussion
Program:
Stravinsky, Le sacre du printemps (arr. Martin Grubinger Sr., NY Premiere)
Bartók, Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (arr. for one piano and percussion by Martin Grubinger Sr., NY Premiere)
John Psathas, One Study
Arturo Márquez, Danzón No. 2 (arr. Leticia Gómez-Tagle)
VENUE: Perelman Stage (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $22.50 -$125

SATURDAY, October 27
8pm Composer Portraits, Kate Soper
Music by Kate Soper
Text by Aristotle, Guido d’Arrezo, Lydia Davis, Michael Drayton, Robert Duncan, Plato, Sigmund Freud, Jenny Holzer, Sophocles, Sarah Teasdale, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Wet Ink Ensemble
Repertoire:
IPSA DIXIT (2010-2016)
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/kate-soper
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20 – $30

SUNDAY, October 28
7:30pm Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet with Tony Malaby, Kris Davis, Ches Smith;
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, October 29
Zeena Parkins – Accordion / Electronics
Ingrid Laubrock – Tenor Saxophone
Tom Rainey – Drums
VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, October 30
8:30 pm Bodhicitta
William Parker (bass) Ikue Mori (electronics) Kenny Wollesen (drums) Louie Belogenis (soprano and tenor saxes)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, October 30
9:15PM Dan Tepfer’s Natural Machines
Dan Tepfer uses the Yamaha Disklavier piano to bring together his world-class pianism with his background in physics and programming.
https://lpr.com/lpr_events/dan-tepfer-natural-machine-october-30th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $20-$30

WEDNESDAY, October 31
8PM For, new commissions and works by Wadada Leo Smith, Annea Lockwood, and Catherine Lamb
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15

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NYC Calendar September 2018

TUESDAY, September 4
8PM Brandon Lopez Trio
Brandon Lopez – Double Bass
Virginia Genta – Saxophones, Piano
David Vanzan – Percussion

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

WEDNESDAY, September 5
8 PM Sam Weinberg + Sandy Ewen + Weasel Walter
https://www.facebook.com/events/1912560135461148/
VENUE: Wonders of Nature
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, September 6
8 PM Milford Graves & Shahzad Ismaily, Marina Rosenfeld, Charmaine Lee
https://www.facebook.com/events/207236143298518/
VENUE: First Unitarian Church
ADMISSION: $25

THURSDAY, September 6
8 PM Unbridled 2 – Of The Essence
Reiko Fueting, “..gesammeltes Schweigen”
Morton Feldman, “Voices and Cello” for 2 voices, cello
Emily Praetorius, Commissioned work for Unbridled and interposed movements of improvisation
Stephanie Lamprea, soprano and curator
Charlotte Munn-Wood, violin
Chris Irvine, cello and curator
Charlotte Mundy, soprano (for Feldman)
https://www.facebook.com/events/267857440474718/
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: TBD

THURSDAY, September 6
8:30 pm String Theory
Charlie Burnham (violin) Erik Friedlander (cello) Ryan Blotnick (guitar) Tony Scherr (bass) Jerry Granelli (drums) Michael Blake (saxes, flute)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 7
8PM Tipple (Frode Gjerstad, Kevin Norton, David Watson) & more

https://www.facebook.com/events/271039293653366/
VENUE: Wonders of Nature
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, September 8
7PM Brutal Measures: Lydia Lunch & Weasel Walter with Tim Dahl
https://www.facebook.com/events/412508555905637/
VENUE: El Cortez
ADMISSION: $12

SATURDAY, September 8
8:30PM Further Complications Festival: Imri Talgam (piano; analog synthesizer) plays Kurtag, Nancarrow, et al.
Imri Talgam, piano and analog synthesizer

“Strange Machines”
Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997):
Studies for player piano n.6 and 15, arranged for live pianist.(1950-1960?)
Two Canons for Ursula (1988)
Tango (from Yvar Mikhashoff’s collection)  (1983)
Enno Poppe (1969-): 840 variations (1997)
Matthias Krüger: renk (2016)
Yair Klartag: New Work (2018)
http://www.spectrumnyc.com/site/calendar.php
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, September 9
3:30pm Trombone Insurgency (InGardens)
Joe McPhee – trombone
Dick Griffin – trombone
Steve Swell – trombone
VENUE: Children’s Magical Garden, 129 Stanton St
ADMISSION: free

MONDAY, Septemeber 10
8PM Patrick Holmes, clarinet | Thomas Heberer, trumpet | Vincent Chancey, french horn | Aaron Novik, bass, contrabass and Bflat clarinets
VENUE: Debasement series at Max Fish
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, September 13
7PM Michael Formanek’s Very Practical Trio
Michael Formanek – bass
Tim Berne – saxophone
Mary Halvorson – guitar
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, September 13
8 pm Kris Davis & Matthew Shipp
Kris Davis – Piano
Matthew Shipp – Piano
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 cover charge

FRIDAY, September 14
7:00pm & 9:00pm Charlemagne Palestine

VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $45

SATURDAY, September 15
8PM Charlemagne Palestine & Steve Dalachinsky
https://www.facebook.com/events/2170354146553620/
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15/$20

MONDAY, September 17
7 PM Double Album Release with Mary Halvorson / Bill Frisell Duo
and Robbie Lee / Mary Halvorson Duo
VENUE: (le) poisson rouge
ADMISSION: $20 advance | $25 day of show

WEDNESDAY, September 19
7:30pm BAC Salon: Szymanowski, Berio + Debussy
Tesla Quartet
Alexandra Smither, soprano
Program:
K. Szymanowski: String Quartet no. 1, op. 37 (1917)
L. Berio: Sequenza III for solo voice (1966)
C. Debussy: String Quartet (1893)
https://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/bac-salon-szymanowski-berio-debussy
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $25

WEDNESDAY, September 19 and THURSDAY, September 20
5 pm and 7:30pm The Crossing
Works by David Lang, Louis Andriessen, Ingram Marshall, Ted Hearne, Suzanne Giraud, David Shapiro, Toivo Tulev, And Gabriel Jackson
The Crossing chamber choir
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/recital_series_the_crossing
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $65

THURSDAY, September 20
8 PM Dan Mccarthy Quartet
Dan McCarthy, vibraphone; Mark Feldman, violin; Eivind Opsvik, bass; Tom Rainey, drums
VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10 cover plus $10 minimum

THURSDAY, September 20
8:30 pm Poschiavo 50
Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon) Erik Friedlander (cello) Harris Eisenstadt (drums, compositions)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 21
8:30 pm Poschiavo 50
Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon) Ikue Mori (electronics) Dan Peck (tuba) Harris Eisenstadt (drums, compositions)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, September 22
8 PM Marilyn Crispell & Angelica Sanchez
piano duets
VENUE: Greenwich House Music School
ADMISSION: tbd

MONDAY, September 24
8PM Konk Pack
Roger Turner (drums), Thomas Lehn (analog synthesizer), and Tim Hodgkinson (lap-steel guitar, clarinet).

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$20

TUESDAY, September 25
Chris Cochrane, guitar; Tim Hodgkinson (Henry Cow), clarinets, saxophone and some electronics.

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, September 26 and FRIDAY, September 28
8pm Proving Up (and opera by Missy Mazzoli)
Music by Missy Mazzoli
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Adapted from the short story Proving Up by Karen Russell
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/proving-up
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $40 – $75

THURSDAY, September 27
8:30 pm Duo Improv
Erik Friedlander (cello) Pamelia Stickney (theremin)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 28
8:30 pm Trio Improv
Ingrid Laubrock (sax) Susie Ibarra (drums, percussion) Pamelia Stickney (theremin)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

NYC Calendar August 2018

Highlight of the month: TIME: SPANS festival

WEDNESDAY, August 1
6 PM Alan Braufman performs “Valley of Search” with Cooper-Moore
https://www.facebook.com/events/634394466920336/
VENUE: The Greene Space @ WNYC
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, August 1
9PM BarrSheaDahl’s 10th Anniversary Show
Peter Evans, Weasel Walter, Ava Mendoza and many special guests

https://www.facebook.com/events/1906389299661722/
VENUE: Market Hotel (1140 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: TBD

THURSDAY, August 2
7:30 pm Mostly Mozart: Grand Pianola Music
Phyllis Chen: Phantom Fingerings (2015/2018) for Piano Lodeon and video
Courtney Bryan: Songs of Laughing, Smiling, and Crying (2012)
George Lewis: Voyager (1987/2018)
John Adams: Grand Pianola Music (1982)
Performers: International Contemporary Ensemble
Christian Reif, conductor (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)
Courtney Bryan, Cory Smythe, Jacob Greenberg, piano
Peter Evans, trumpet, Joshua Rubin, clarinet, Ryan Muncy, saxophone
Quince Ensemble, voices
http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart-festival/show/grand-pianola-music
VENUE: Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 W 59th St, New York)
ADMISSION: $30

SATURDAY, August 4
8:30pm NUMBERS
Michaël Attias (sax) Tony Malaby (sax) Ralph Alessi (trumpet) Ben Gerstein (trombone, etc) Kris Davis (piano) Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) John Hébert (bass) Satoshi Takeishi (percussion) Eric McPherson (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, August 6–8
6:30pm and 8:30 pm The Force of Things, An Opera for Objects
Immersive music-theater piece with 24 subwoofer speakers that emit sound too low for humans to hear, creating a subsonic sense of ecological anxiety that ripples around the audience.
Performers: International Contemporary Ensemble
Ashley Fure, composer and co-director
Adam Fure, architectural design
http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart-festival/show/the-force-of-things
VENUE: Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, Brooklyn
ADMISSION: $30

SATURDAY, August 11
3PM John Luther Adams: In the Name of the Earth (World premiere)
Nearly 800 experienced and amateur singers transform the names of North American rivers, lakes, mountains, and deserts into a communal meditation on Adams’s holy trinity: the Earth, the Water, and the Holy Wind.
http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart-festival/show/in-the-name-of-the-earth VENUE: Harlem Meer, Central Park (Rain location: The Cathedral of St. John the Divine)
ADMISSION: free

TUESDAY, August 14
8PM Time: Spans, Concert I
Cassandra Miller, About Bach (2015)
Linda Catlin Smith, Folkestone , 1999

Bozzini Quartet:
Clemens Merkel, violin
Alissa Cheung, violin
Stéphanie Bozzini, viola
Isabelle Bozzini, cello
http://timespans.org/concert/2018-concert-i/
VENUE: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10-20

WEDNESDAY, August 15
8PM: Time: Spans – Alarm Will Sound
Alex Mincek, Chimeras, excerpt, 2018 (World premiere)
Zosha Di Castri, Phonotopographie, 2012
King Britt / Christopher Stark, The Intention, 2018 (NY Premiere)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1591235654321006/

http://timespans.org/concert/2018-concert-ii/
VENUE: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10-20

SATURDAY, August 18
8 PM Time: Spans: Concert V
Felipe Lara, Tran(slate), 2008, with live electronics
Sabrina Schroeder, UNDERROOM, 2018 with live electronics (world premiere)
Commissioned by the Earle Brown Music Foundation
Georg Friedrich Haas, String Quartet #7 , 2011 (US Premiere)
Performers: JACK + SWR Experimentalstudio Freiburg (Germany)
JACK Quartet:
Christopher Otto, violin
Austin Wulliman, violin
John Pickford Richards, viola
Jay Campbell, cello
Live electronics:
Detlef Heusinger, Artistic Director Experimentalstudio Freiburg (Germany)
Lukas Nowok, Experimentalstudio Freiburg (Germany)
Caley Monahon-Ward, TIME SPANS festival
http://timespans.org/concert/2018-concert-v/
VENUE: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10/$20

SATURDAY, August 18
9:30PM Matana Roberts presents 1’s and 2’s
Matana Roberts, saxophone
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $25

MONDAY, August 20
8PM Chris Pitsiokos – Alto Saxophone, Nate Wooley – Trumpet
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, August 27
6PM Aaron Rubinstein/Nate Wooley
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, August 30
8PM Bill Frisell, guitar
VENUE: Russ and Daughters Cafe
ADMISSION: Free

NYC Calendar July 2018

SUNDAY, July 1
1PM Pandit Pran Nath 21st Anniversary Memorial Tribute
Three Midday Concerts of Raga Vrindabani Sarang at the Mela Dream House
La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Naren Budhkar, tabla
The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath from the Just Dreams CD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-just-alap-raga-ensemble-tickets-47407391785
VENUE: Dream House
ADMISSION: $37-$47

SUNDAY, July 1
6pm Ben Goldberg/Gerald Cleaver
Ben Goldberg (clarinet), Gerald Cleaver (drums)
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, July 1
7pm Modern Piano (+) Festival: Taka Kigawa plays the Boulez Second Sonata

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, July 5
Anthony Coleman and Brian Chase duo
Anthony Coleman (piano), Brian Chase (drums)
https://www.facebook.com/events/581085578957247/
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, July 5
7 pm Spectacle: Joe Morris, Augusti Fernandez, Mark Feldman, Lester St. Louis
Joe Morris (guitar), Augusti Fernandez (piano), Mark Feldman (violin), Lester St. Louis (bass)
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, July 7
1pm Pandit Pran Nath 21st Anniversary Memorial Tribute
Three Midday Concerts of Raga Vrindabani Sarang in the MELA Dream House
La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Naren Budhkar, tabla
The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath from the Just Dreams CD
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-just-alap-raga-ensemble-tickets-47407391785
VENUE: Dream House
ADMISSION: $37-$47

THURSDAY, July 10
8 pm Trombone Insurgency: Joe Mcphee, Dick Griffin, Steve Swell
Joe McPhee – Trombone
Dick Griffin – Trombone
Steve Swell – Trombone

VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, July 10
9pm Dave Allen, Jon Irabagon, Drew Gress, Mark Ferber
Dave Allen, guitar/compositions; Jon Irabagon, saxophone; Drew Gress, bass; Mark Ferber, drums
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION:$15

WEDNESDAY, July 11
7pm Thomas Heberer (tpt), Vincent Chancey (french horn), Patrick Holmes (clarinet), Aaron Novik (bass and contrabass clarinet)
https://www.facebook.com/events/177647152860912
VENUE: H0L0
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, July 12
7:30pm Available Light
choreography by Lucinda Childs
John Adams’s Light Over Water for synthesizer and recorded brass
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/available-light

VENUE: Rose Theater (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $35 – $115

SATURDAY, July 14
8:30 pm Cleric performs John Zorn’s Book Beri’ah

Matt Hollenberg (guitar) Daniel Ephraim Kennedy (bass) Larry Kwartowitz (drums) Nick Shellenberger (keys, vocals)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, July 14
7:30PM Kronos Quartet / Trio Da Kali
Kronos Quartet and traditional Malian ensemble Trio Da Kali
https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival/kronos-quartet-trio-da-kali
VENUE: Prospect Park Bandshell
ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, July 15
1pm Pandit Pran Nath 21st Anniversary Memorial Tribute
Three Midday Concerts of Raga Vrindabani Sarang in the MELA Dream House
La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Naren Budhkar, tabla
The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath from the Just Dreams CD
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-just-alap-raga-ensemble-tickets-47407391785
VENUE: Dream House
ADMISSION: $37-$47

TUESDAY, July 17 and WEDNESDAY, July 18
7:30pm Bernstein MASS
A Theater Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers
New York production premiere

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart-festival/show/bernstein-mass
VENUE: David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $45-135

WEDNESDAY, July 18
8pm Moonhee Hwang, Piano
Mozart Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 330
Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ravel Jeux d’eau
Shostakovich Selections from 24 Preludes, Op. 34
Cowell “The Tides of Manaunanun” from Three Irish Legends
Villa-Lobos Selections from Ciclo Brasileiro
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/07/18/moonhee-hwang-0800pm
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $50

FRIDAY, July 20
8pm Sonic Arts Union: David Behrman, Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma, Robert Ashley (In Memoriam)
Alvin Lucier: Double Helix (2018) – Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O’Malley, Bernhard Rietbrock, Jan Thoben
Gordon Mumma: From the Rendition Series (2006) – Joseph Kubera & Gordon Mumma
Robert Ashley: Love is a Good Example (1993) – Gelsey Bell, Aliza Simons Dave Ruder
Alvin Lucier: Tilted Arc (2018) – Trevor Saint
David Behrman: Long Throw (2007/2018) – David Behrman, John King, Joseph Kubera, Cleek Schrey
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/sonic-arts-union-david-behrman-alvin-lucier-gordon-mumma-robert-ashley-memoriam
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $15-$25

SATURDAY, July 21
6pm Sonic Arts Union: David Behrman, Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma, Robert Ashley (In Memoriam)
A History of Sonic Arts Union presented by Gordon Mumma
Gordon Mumma: Large Size Mograph 1962 (1962) – Joseph Kubrera
Paula Matthusen with Philip White
Alvin Lucier: Chambers (1968)
Alvin Lucier: Vespers (1969)
James Fei: Sine of Merit III (2017)
David Behrman: Runthrough (1967-68) – David Behrman, crys cole, Cleek Schrey
Oren Ambarchi & crys cole: Call Myself (2017) & Francis Debacle (Uno) (2017)
Robert Ashley: In Memoriam: Esteban Gomez (1963)
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/sonic-arts-union-david-behrman-alvin-lucier-gordon-mumma-robert-ashley-memoriam-special-guests
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $15-$25

TUESDAY, July 24
8:30pm Trio
Ikue Mori (electronics), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Annie Gosfield (sampling keyboard)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, July 24
9pm “The Cool Philosophy of Ben Goldberg” w/ Kirk Knuffke, cornet; Ben Goldberg, clarinet/compositions; Tony Scherr, bass; Kenny Wollesen, drums
10:30pm Michael Formanek, bass/compositions; Tim Berne, alto saxophone; Andrew Bishop, tenor saxophone/clarinets; Sylvie Courvoisier, piano; Dan Weiss, drums
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, July 29
8pm Matthew Shipp Trio
Matthew Shipp, piano; Michael Bisio, bass; Newman Taylor Baker, drums
https://www.facebook.com/events/388203401693951
VENUE: MOMA
ADMISSION: Free

NYC Calendar June 2018

HIGHLIGHT OF THE MONTH:
Female composers and Modern Piano festivals at Spectrum

FRIDAY, June 1
8:30 and 10PM Francisco Mela Quintet
Ingrid Laubrock, Michaël Attias, Hery Paz, Drew Gress
VENUE: Cornelia Street Underground
ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, June 2
7pm Female Composers’ Festival: Toy Piano Plus (Margaret Leng Tan)
Margaret Leng Tan (toy piano and avant-garde piano)
Works by Phyllis Chen (music boxes), Monica Pearce (bicycle bells), Laura Liben (toy psaltery with the toy piano), Ying An Lin (toy piano and a tin can)
Kelly Moran’s Helix II for piano and toy piano
Music by Bunita Marcus, Hye-Kyung Lee and Y fat Soul Zisso
http://www.spectrumnyc.com/site/calendar.php
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, June 2
8PM Bop Kabbalah+Voices: New Radical Yiddish Liberation Songs
Judith Berkson (voice and keyboards)
Ty Citerman (voice, guitar and electronics)
Sara Serpa (Voice)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1954925341236342/

VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, June 2
Sound/Sight/Movement #2
8 pm–Sean Ali (bass), Azumi Oe (dance)
9 pm–Jamara Wakefield (poetry)
9:30 pm–Jeffrey Bishop (paintings)
10 pm–Nate Wooley (trumpet), Carlo Costa (drums)

https://www.facebook.com/events/188366641989967/
VENUE: De Construkt
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, June 6
Thomas Heberer: trumpet
Nicola Hein: guitar/objects
Marc Hannaford: piano/electronics
Michael Vatcher: drums
https://www.facebook.com/events/832340756962983/
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, June 6
8pm Coming Together
Program:
Fredric Rzewski, Coming Together
Louis d’Heudières, Laughter Studies II
http://www.spectrumnyc.com/site/calendar.php
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, June 7
7.30 PM + 9.30 PM Ben Goldberg Quintet

Ben Goldberg – reeds
Ellery Eskelin – saxophone
Mary Halvorson – guitar
Mike Formanek – bass
Tomas Fujiwara – drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, June 7
8PM Bill Orcutt, Tashi Dorji, Joe Mcphee
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/bill-orcutt-tashi-dorji-joe-mcphee
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $12-15

THURSDAY, June 7
8 pm Samuel Blaser – Trombone, Billy Mintz – Drums
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 8
8:30 PM STONE IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
Jad Atoui (electronics) John Zorn (sax) Simon Hanes (bass) Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet) Sam Kulik (trombone) Chuck Bettis (electronics) Joanna Mattrey (viola) Aaron Rubinstein (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, June 9
6PM Female Composers’ Festival: Elizabeth Hoffman

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, June 9
7PM Caterpillar Quartet
Steve Holtje (Keyboard)
Jochem Van Dijk (Bass)
Ken Kobayashi (Drums)
TBA (Horn Player)
https://www.facebook.com/events/179507902750681/
VENUE: Branded Saloon
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, June 12
6pm Olivia De Prato, violin
Program:
Ned Rothenberg Duo for violin and clarinet (2016)
Taylor Brook Wane for solo violin with four violins (2016)
Victor Lowrie Duo for violin and viola (2015)
Missy Mazzoli Dissolve, O my Heart (2010)
Reiko Füting tanz.tanz for solo violin (2010)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/olivia-de-prato-violin
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: FREE

FRIDAY, June 15
7:30pm and 9 pm Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane, Matthew Garrison Trio
Jack DeJohnette (drums), Ravi Coltrane (saxophone), Matthew Garrison (bass guitar)
https://tockify.com/fortunasung/detail/669/1529105400000
VENUE: ShapeShifter Lab
ADMISSION: $37

FRIDAY, June 15
8 PM Ben Perowsky Trio
Ben Perowsky – Drums
Sylvie Courvousier – Piano
Hank Roberts – Cello
VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 15
9 PM Chance & Circumstance Festival
Presented by Ensemble Pamplemousse
Lester St. Louis, cello; premiere performance of All.Artifacts.Are.This (cello, environmental sounds, feedback, and electronics)

http://www.jackny.org/ensemble-pamplemousse2.html
VENUE: Jack
ADMISSION: $10- $15 per set or $40 for a Festival Pass

MONDAY, June 16
7:30 PM Vijay Iyer Trio with Matana Roberts

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/lpr-x-vijay-iyer-trio-matana-roberts-june-16th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $25/$30

SUNDAY, June 17
Chance & Circumstance Festival
9PM – Jaimie Branch + Nate Wooley; premiere performance of new compositions for two trumpets
http://www.jackny.org/ensemble-pamplemousse2.html
VENUE: Jack
ADMISSION: $10- $15 per set or $40 for a Festival Pass

SUNDAY, June 17
3PM Modern Piano (+) Festival
Hitomi Honda (piano), Lester St. Louis (‘cello), Lukas Ligeti (drums)
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, June 18
Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit & Anteloper
8PM Anteloper (trumpet)
9PM Paal Nilssen-Love big band ensemble
https://pioneerworks.org/programs/paal-nilssen-love-large-unit-anteloper/
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $10-15

FRIDAY, June 22
8:30 pm Marsella, Fraticelli, Wollesen play Zorn
Brian Marsella (piano) Jason Fraticelli (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION:$15

Saturday, June 23
7pm Z’EV Memorial

Live and recorded music by Z’EV, Shelley Hirsch + David Weinstein, Carl Stone, David Linton, Elliott Sharp, Zach Layton, Bob Bellerue, and Julien Ottavi, with remarks and images by Ellen Zweig, Ned Sublette, Roberta Friedman, Livia Polanyi, Steve Speer, and Paula Court.
http://thekitchen.org/event/z-ev-memorial
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, June 27
7pm – Jon Irabagon. (New Music. New Jazz, curated by John Zorn)
After Talk: A Song Cycle for mezzo soprano saxophone, mezzo-soprano voice and piano.
Jon Irabagon — mezzo soprano saxophone
Jennifer Beattie — mezzo soprano voice
Adam Marks — piano
Conrad Freiburg – narration and poetry
Zach Pulse – oboe
Jennifer Woodrum – clarinet

https://nationalsawdust.org/event/john-zorn-presents-jon-irabagon/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $30

THURSDAY, June 28
8PM Anthony Coleman
VENUE: The Stone at Russ And Daughters Cafe
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, June 28
8PM Kronos Quartet & Soo Yeon Lyuh

https://www.facebook.com/events/151721718730288/
VENUE: 92nd Street Y
ADMISSION: $25-$65

THURSDAY, June 28
8:30 pm “White Wine Positions” dedicated to Johannes Bauer July 22 1954—May 6, 2016
Jim Staley (trombone) Steve Swell (trombone) Masahiko Kono (trombone,electronics) Joe McPhee (brass) Lower Mixed Chamber Ensemble: Jeff Schlanger (didgeridoo) Walter Stinson (bass) William Parker (Eb ophicleide) Peter Dennis (bass)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 29
8:30 pm “Music For Cosmic Octet”—“Eventual” (for Sunny Murray)
Steve Swell (trombone) Jaime Branch (trumpet) Rob Brown (alto sax) Darius Jones (alto sax) James Brandon Lewis (tenor sax) Cooper Moore (piano) William Parker (bass)
William Hooker drums
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 29
7pm Modern Piano (+) Festival
Dan Tepfer (piano)
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 29
7pm – Women Visionaries: Inspirations from Hildegard von Bingen, Hilma af Klint, and Agnes Martin
Program:
Music by John Zorn
Die Traumdeutung (2017)
David Fulmer, violin
Steve Gosling, piano
The Holy Visions (2012)
Sarah Brailey, voice
Elizabeth Bates, voice
Eliza Bagg, voice
Rachel Calloway, voice
Kirsten Sollek, voice
Redbird (1995)
played off Devialet

https://nationalsawdust.org/event/john-zorn-presents-women-visionaries-inspirations-from-hildegard-von-bingen-hilma-af-klint-and-agnes-martin/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $30

SATURDAY, June 30
7pm – John Zorn’s Cobra
Performers:
Ava Mendoza, guitar
Wendy Eisenberg, guitar
Zeena Parkins; keyboards, electric harp
Sylvie Courvoisier, piano
Annie Gosfield, keyboards
Ikue Mori, electronics
Okkyung Lee, cello
Kirsten Lamb, bass
Sae Hashimoto; vibes, percussion
Ches Smith, percussion
Kate Gentile, drums
Mareike Wiening, drums
John Zorn, prompter
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/john-zorns-cobra/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $30

SATURDAY, June 30
8pm—Piano Series featuring Matthew Shipp, Allen Lowe, Kevin Ray, Gerald Cleaver Quartet
Matthew Shipp (piano), Allen Lowe (saxophone), Kevin Ray (piano), Gerald Cleaver (drums)
VENUE: Soup & Sound
ADMISSION: $20 suggested donation, includes soup