NYC Calendar: April 2013

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

8:00   PM Matthew Shipp (piano), Ivo Perelman (reeds)

10:00 PM Matthew Shipp (piano), Darius Jones (sax)

VENUE: The Stone

DETAILS:

Matthew Shipp’s residency at the Stone: http://thestonenyc.com/calendar

ADMISSION: $10 each set

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

8:00   PM Mivos Quartet

VENUE: The Douglass Street Music Collective

DETAILS:

Mivos plays Mivos: featuring special guests Dan Blake, Timucin Sahin, and Nate Wooley.    http://295douglass.org/

ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

8:00   PM    Sylvie Courvoisier Mark Feldman QUARTET w. Scott Colley and Billy Mintz

VENUE: Roulette

DETAILS:

Mark Feldman (violin)
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
Scott Colley (bass)
Billy Mintz (drums)

New works in anticipation of their next recording.

http://roulette.org/events/sylvie-courvoisier-4tet/

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

8:00   PM   Matthew Shipp (piano) Steve Dalachinsky (poetry)

VENUE: The Stone

DETAILS:

Matthew Shipp’s residency at the Stone: http://thestonenyc.com/calendar

ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

5:00 PM Se-Lien Chuang: Of Which Your Soul Was Constituted

VENUE: Segal Hall, CUNY Graduate Center

DETAILS: Austrian-based composer, pianist and media artist Se-Lien Chuang will be performing her composition for violoncello, multichannel playback and live-electronics, of which your soul was constituted (2011), at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival together with Austrian musician and composer Andreas Weixler.

www.acfny.org/event/se-lien-chuang-of-which-your-soul-was-constituted/

ADMISSION: Free

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

7:00 PM CONTACT! The New Music Series

VENUE:  The Met Museum

ADMISSION: $20

DETAILS:

Alan Gilbert (New York Philharmonic) with Liang Wang, oboe conducts premiere performances of new works by Unsuk Chin, Poul Ruders, Anders Hillborg and Yann Robin.

http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/concerts-and-performances/contact-2?eid=3737

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

9:00 PM Alarm Will Sound

VENUE: Carnegie Hall

DETAILS: New works by former Battles singer and guitarist Tyondai Braxton, Dublin-based Crash Ensemble founder Donnacha Dennehy, and AWS founding member John Orfe, as well as compositions by David Lang and Charles Wuorinen.

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2013/4/6/0900/PM/Alarm-Will-Sound/

ADMISSION: $38 – $44

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

8:00 PM Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet), Angelica Sanchez (piano)

VENUE: Greenwich House Music School

DETAILS:

The two will be exploring new material just prior to going into the studio to record an album together.

https://www.facebook.com/events/566223413406254/

ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

3:00 PM The Vocal Constructivists

VENUE: Jack

DETAILS:

London-based Vocal Constructivists will present works of Mark Applebaum, Paula Matthusen, Pauline Oliveros and Anthony Braxton.

http://www.jackny.org/post/45993511246/sun-april-7-at-3-pm-the-vocal-constructivists

ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

8:00 PM Denman Maroney (piano, US), Dominic Lash (bass, UK)

VENUE: Spectrum

DETAILS:

ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

10:00 PM Elliott Sharp

VENUE: Silent Barn

DETAILS:

https://www.facebook.com/events/229995103792511/

ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

8:00    PM Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz – ABRAXAS – John Zorn’s Masada: Book of Angels – Vol. 19

10:00 PM Yoshie Fruchter’s Pitom

VENUE: The Stone

DETAILS:

Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz – ABRAXAS – John Zorn’s Masada: Book of Angels – Vol. 19

Eyal Maoz, Yoshie Fruchter (guitars) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (gimbri) Kenny Grohowski (drums)

ABRAXAS: Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz steps out on his own to make one of the most primal and tribal installments in the “Book of Angels” series. Drawing on his Sephardic roots, Shanir plays gimbri throughout, giving the music a primeval Moroccan edge. Featuring the intense guitar pyrotechnics of Eyal Maoz and Yoshie Fruchter (from Edom and Pitom respectively) and the atavistic drumming of Kenny Grohowski, this is Ritualistic Jewish Rock for the 21st century.

Yoshie Fruchter’s Pitom

Yoshie Fruchter (guitar) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass) Kevin Zubek (drums) Tom Swafford (violin)

Avant-rock meets the Jewish sound in Pitom, a shredding instrumental band led by guitarist Yoshie Fruchter. Cacophonic guitar, surly heavy metal bass and a soaring violin echo Mahavishnu and the Melvins, with catchy melodies drawing from the Jewish tradition.

ADMISSION: $10 each set

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

9:00 PM Instant Composers Pool (ICP)

VENUE: Littlefield

DETAILS:

Han Bennink on drums, Michael Moore on clarinet and alto saxophone, Ab Baars on clarinet and tenor saxophone, Tobias Delius on clarinet and tenor saxophone, Thomas Heberer on trumpet, Wolter Wierbos on trombone, Tristan Honsinger on cello, Ernst Glerum on bass, and Mary Oliver on viola and violin.

Please note that I.C.P.’s co-founder Misha Mengelberg will not be part of this tour.

http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/event/240385-instant-composers-pool-icp-brooklyn/

ADMISSION: $15-$18

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

8:00 PM   Sirius Quartet featuring Uri Caine

VENUE: The Jazz Gallery

DETAILS:

Uri Caine – piano
Fung Chern Hwei – violin
Gregor Huebner – violin
Ron Lawrence – viola
Jeremy Harman – cello

ADMISSION: $10-$20

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

7:30   PM   New Music in the Kaplan Penthouse

VENUE: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

DETAILS:

Gloria Chien, piano; Brett Dean, viola; Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello); Kurt Muroki, double bass; David Shifrin, clarinet

Program:

Dean: Intimate Decisions for Viola (1996)

Kernis: New Work for Clarinet and String Quartet (2012, New York Premiere)

Dean: Voices of Angels for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass (1996)

ADMISSION: $35

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

8:00 PM   Oliver Knussen, Composer Portrait

VENUE: Miller Theatre or Columbia University

DETAILS:

http://www.millertheatre.com/Events/EventDetails.aspx?nid=1545

ADMISSION: $25-$30

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

8:00 PM Blues for Smoke: Matana Roberts, Keiji Haino and Loren Connors

VENUE: Whitney Museum

DETAILS: New solo performance by Matana Roberts made specificially in relation to Blues for Smoke, and a duo guitar improvisation by Keiji Haino and Loren Connors

http://whitney.org/Events/RobertsHainoConnors

ADMISSION: $8-$10

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

12:30   PM John Zorn’s 60th Birthday Celebration

VENUE: MoMA

DETAILS:

– Apophthegms for Two Violins, performed by Chris Otto and Dave Fulmer in the room of Paul Klee paintings

– Beuysblock, a tape piece played in the Joseph Beuys room on a small sound system through two speakers

– Untitled for solo cello, inspired by Joseph Cornell, performed by Erik Friedlander in the Surrealism room, near Cornell’s Untitled (Bébé Marie) (early 1940s)

– Saxophone/drum duo improvisation with John Zorn (saxophone) and Milford Graves (drums) in the Abstract Expressionism galleries

– The Gnostic Preludes, performed by Carl Emanuel (harp) and Kenny Wollesen (vibes) in the Claude Monet Water Lilies (1914–26) gallery

https://www.facebook.com/events/587369191293187

http://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/2013/03/05/uncontested-spaces-2013-laureate-public-events/

ADMISSION: FREE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

7:30 PM American Soundscapes

VENUE: Carnegie Hall

DETAILS:

Guided by composer John Adams and conductor David Robertson, talented young conductors take the podium to lead a handpicked ensemble of dynamic young instrumentalists in the first of two concerts featuring landmark American works of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Program

·         STEVEN MACKEY Ground Swell

·         JOHN ADAMS Gnarly Buttons

·         CARTER Double Concerto

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2013/4/24/0730/PM/John-Adams-And-David-Robertson-Young-Artists-Concert/

ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

8:00 PM Many Arms (guitar, electronics, percussion) + Toshimaru Nakamura (electronics)

VENUE: Spectrum

DETAILS:

Tzadik’s Many Arms is a loud, aggressive blend of punk and free jazz.

Guitarist Nick Millevoi
Electric Bassist John DeBlase
Drummer Ricardo Lagomasino

With Toshimaru Nakamura (electronics).

ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

7:00 PM Helmut Lachenmann DVD Screening

VENUE: Miller Theater of Columbia University

DETAILS:
„…zwei Gefühle…” Musik mit Leonardo (1991-92) for speaker & ensemble
Wiegenmusik (1963) for piano
Pression (1969-70) for cello
Guero (1970) for piano
Ein Kinderspiel (1980) for piano

http://millertheatre.com/Events/EventDetails.aspx?nid=1589

Recorded at the Experimental Media and Performance Arts Center (EMPAC) in Troy, New York, the DVD utilizes 5.1 surround sound and hi-definition video to capture both the incredible sounds that are a hallmark of Lachenmann’s work and the unique physical techniques necessary to perform it.

The screening of the DVD at Miller Theatre will be preceded by a conversation with three people close to its creation: Lauren Radnofsky and Brad Lubman of Signal, and Johannes Goebel of EMPAC.

ADMISSION: Free

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