NYC Calendar: May 2013

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

8:00   PM A Night Of Improvised Round Robin Duets

VENUE: Brooklyn Masonic Temple

DETAILS:

Don Byron, Dosh, Erik Friedlander, Kim Gordon, Mary Halvorson, Matana Roberts & many more.

http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/events/new-york-2013-a-night-of-improvised-round-robin-duets

ADMISSION: $15 (sold out)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

10:00   PM Roy Nathanson Collective

VENUE: Seeds

DETAILS:

Roy Nathanson – Alto Sax, Curtis Fowlkes – Trombone, Sam Bardfeld – Violin, Jerome Harris – Bass

ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, MAY 2

7:00   PM Julia Den Boer plays Lerous, Nono, Boulez and more.

VENUE: Czech Center

DETAILS:

http://new-york.czechcentres.cz/program/event-details/julie-day-boer/

http://www.juliadenboer.com/Look_Listen.html

ADMISSION: Free

FRIDAY, MAY 3

9:00   PM Kronos Quartet and David Krakauer

VENUE: Carnegie Hall

DETAILS:

Missy Mazzoli You Know Me From Here (World Premiere)

Laurie Anderson Flow (arr. Jacob Garchik)

Silvestrov String Quartet No. 3 (NY Premiere)

Aleksandra Vrebalov Babylon, Our Own (NY Premiere)

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2013/5/3/0900/PM/Kronos-Quartet/

ADMISSION: $54-$64

FRIDAY, MAY 3

8:00   PM Guy Klucevsek, accordion, Todd Reynolds, violin

VENUE: Barbes

DETAILS:

Guy’s homages to Erik Satie, Astor Piazzolla, Kepa Junkera, and The Swingle Singers, plus some “waltzing at the edge of dawn,” “riding the wild tangaroo,” while, all the while, “teetering on the verge of normalcy.”

ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, MAY 4

6:00   PM Sirius Quartet

VENUE: Shrine

DETAILS:

From Cage to Zorn  http://www.siriusquartet.com/2013/04/shrine-may-4-6pm

ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, MAY 5

8:00   PM Cyro Baptista and Ikue Mori

10:00  PM Cyro Baptista and Banquet of the Spirits

VENUE: Stone

DETAILS:

Cyro Baptista (percussion) Ikue Mori (electronics)

Banquet of the Spirits : Cyro Baptista (percussion) Brian Marsella (keys) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass, oud) Gil Oliveira (drums)

Part of Cyro Baptista residency at the Stone:

https://www.facebook.com/events/182937355193707/

ADMISSION: $15 each set

TUESDAY, MAY 7 – THURSDAY, MAY 9

8:00, 10   PM Snakeoil: Tim Berne, Oscar Noriega, Ches Smith, Matt Mitchell

VENUE: Stone

DETAILS:

Part of Tim Berne residency at the Stone: http://www.screwgunrecords.com/page_b.php?pageid=concerts

ADMISSION: $10 each set

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

8:00  PM Colin Stetson

VENUE: Le Poisson Rouge

DETAILS:

http://www.lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/colin-stetson-may-8th-2013/

ADMISSION: $13/$15

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

8:00  PM Oscar Bianchi, Marco Stroppa, Salvatore Sciarrino, Giuseppe Tartini, Jason Eckardt

VENUE: Italian Academy

DETAILS:

Oscar Bianchi, Marco Stroppa, Salvatore Sciarrino, Giuseppe Tartini and a world premiere by Jason Eckardt, Miranda Cuckson, violin, with Blair McMillen, piano

http://www.italianacademy.columbia.edu/events_calendar.html

ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, MAY 11

8:00  PM Improvised Mayhem for 30th Century Ears.

VENUE: Spectrum

DETAILS:

Taylor Levine, Elliott Sharp, Weasel Walter, James Ilgenfritz, Philip White.

ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, MAY 14

7:30  PM Beat Furrer Chamber Music with the Talea Ensemble

VENUE: Austrian Center

DETAILS:

Beat Furrer: Lotófagos I (2006) *US Premiere
Beat Furrer: Studie for Piano (2011) *US Premiere
Beat Furrer: Scene VI, from FAMA (2004)
Beat Furrer: Lied (1993)

http://www.acfny.org/event/talea-ensemble-beat-furrer/

ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

8:00  PM Strings and Borders

VENUE: WNYC Greene Space

DETAILS:

Dr. Rosenberg (Australian violinist/inventor/fence bower) and the leading new music violinist Cornelius Dufallo join forces with other special guests to redefine strings.

http://o-m-w.org/events/strings-and-borders/

ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

THURSDAY, MAY 16  – FRIDAY, MAY 17

8:00  PM Beat Furrer –  Fama (Opera)

VENUE: Czech Center

DETAILS:

FAMA is an “aural theater in eight scenes”, scored for 22 instrumentalists, 8 singers, and one actress.

http://www.acfny.org/event/beat-furrer-fama/

http://www.acfny.org/event/beat-furrer-fama-1/

ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

THURSDAY, MAY 23

7:30  PM A Hawk and A Hacksaw: You Have Already Gone to the Other World / Music Inspired by Paradjanov’s Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

VENUE: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

DETAILS:

http://atrium.lincolncenter.org/index.php/atrium-2013-a-hawk-and-a-hacksaw

ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, MAY 23

8:00  PM Songs Of Zebulon: Frank London and Jeremiah Lockwood

VENUE: Barbes

DETAILS:

The sounds and spirit of the golden age of Ashkenazic religious singing. Frank London – trumpet; Jeremiah Lockwood – guitar and vocals; Shoko Nagai – organ and accordion; Ron Caswell – tuba, and Brian Drye – trombone and keyboard.

ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, MAY 30 – FRIDAY, MAY 31

8:00  PM Either/Or

VENUE: Kitchen

DETAILS:

Premiere works from New York composers Anthony Coleman, Jin Hi Kim, Miya Masaoka, and John Zorn. Also represented are recent projects from Richard Carrick, Erik Griswold, Thomas Meadowcroft, Ian Power, François Rose, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir.

http://www.thekitchen.org/event/361/0/1/

ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, MAY 31

8:00  PM Rinde Eckert & Ned Rothenberg – Five Beasts

VENUE: Roulette

DETAILS:

Performance artist/vocalist Rinde Eckert, composer/performer Ned Rothenberg, beatbox artist Adam Matta

http://roulette.org/events/rinde-eckert-ned-rothenberg/

ADMISSION: $10-15

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