NYC Calendar: June 2013

Highlights of the month (only selected events are included in our calendar)

THE STONE RESIDENCIES  

SYLVIE COURVOISIER (JUNE 4—9),  NED ROTHENBERG (JUNE 18—23), ZEENA PARKINS  (JUNE 25—30)

http://thestonenyc.com/calendar.php

Vision Festival 18 – Improvisation / Freedom / Revolution

(June 12-16)

http://artsforart.org/event/visionfestival18/schedule

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MONDAY, June 3

8:00 PM C. Spencer Yeh – New Works from the Jerome Foundation Commission

VENUE:  Roulette

DETAILS:  A gifted interdisciplinary artist of the highest caliber, C. Spencer Yeh will showcase  a series of new works, including a portrait – part homage and part perversion – of his longtime collaborator, Nate Wooley, as well as a new work for piano and electronics.

http://roulette.org/events/c-spencer-yeh-jerome-foundation-commission/

ADMISSION: $10-15

TUESDAY, June  4

10:30 PM TIM BERNE, saxophone; RYAN FERREIRA, guitar; DEVON HOFF, bass; CHES SMITH, drums

VENUE: Korzo

DETAILS:  The concert is a part of the Konceptions Music Series at Korzo Restaurant.

http://konceptionsmusicseries.wordpress.com/2013-schedule/

ADMISSION: $10

WEDNESDAY, June 5

8 :00 PM  and 10:00 PM  Sylvie Courvoisier & Mark Feldman Quartet

VENUE:  THE STONE

DETAILS:  Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Mark Feldman (violin) Billy Mintz (drums) Thomas Morgan (bass)

ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, June 6

8:00 PM Nate Wooley: “Seven Storey Mountain”

VENUE: ISSUE Project Room

DETAILS: Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain IV, for ecstatic instruments and tape. The most recent iteration of Wooley’s seven part song cycle, this concert brings presents all sections of the work in their entirety for the first time, performed by an all-star and epic group of musicians including Chris Corsano(drums), Ryan Sawyer (drums), Ben Vida (electronics), C. Spencer Yeh (violin), Matt Moran (vibraphone), Chris Dingman (vibraphone), and TILT Brass sextet.

http://issueprojectroom.org/drupal/event/nate-wooley-seven-storey-mountain

ADMISSION: $8-10

SATURDAY, June 8

6 :30 PM  John Zorn/Bill Laswell/Milford Graves Trio  w/ Abraxas

VENUE:  LPR

DETAILS:

http://www.lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/john-zornbill-laswellmilford-graves-trio-june-8th-2013/

ADMISSION: $30-35

SATURDAY, June 8

9 :00 PM  The Just Alap Raga Ensemble w/La Monte Young

VENUE:  MELA Foundation Dream House

DETAILS:

La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Naren Budhkar, tabla
The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath 

http://melafoundation.org/calendar.htm

ADMISSION: $36/28(Students)

SUNDAY, June 9

8 :00 PM  Mephista, 10 :00 PM  Mephista with Lotte Anker

VENUE:  THE STONE

DETAILS:  Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ikue Mori (electronics) Suzie Ibarra (drums) Lotte Anker (sax)

ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, June 11

10 :00 PM  Bill Frisell , Marc Ribot , Nels Cline , and Shahzad Ismaily w/ Matana Roberts

VENUE:  LPR

DETAILS:

http://www.lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/bill-frisell-marc-ribot-nels-cline-shahzad-ismaily-late-show-june-11th-2013/

ADMISSION: $25-35

WEDNESDAY, June 12

7:00 PM  Vision Festival 18 – Opening Night – Celebrate Milford Graves: A Life-Time of Achievement

VENUE:  Roulette

DETAILS:  Vision Festival 18 – Improvisation / Freedom / Revolution – opens with a celebration of drummer/percussionist Milford Graves, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, with 3 performances highlighting Graves’ extraordinary career, from his Afro/Cuban roots to stellar sets by Transition Trio and NY HeART Ensemble, featuring Amiri Baraka.

10:00 PM – Milford Graves NY HeArt Ensemble
Milford Graves – drums, percussion
Charles Gayle – tenor saxophone
William Parker – bass
Roswell Rudd – trombone
Amiri Baraka – poetry

ADMISSION: $20-30

THURSDAY, June 13

7:00 Honoring Visual Artist Robert Janz (Vision Festival)

VENUE:  Roulette

DETAILS:

10:00 PM – Roscoe Mitchell Trio
Roscoe Mitchell – reeds
Henry Grimes – bass, violin
Tani Tabbal – drums

ADMISSION: $20-30

THURSDAY, June 13

7:30 PM Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring: arranged for four pianos and percussion

VENUE:  LPR

DETAILS: Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring: arranged for four pianos and percussion, and performed in-the-round w/ SONOS Chamber Orchestra , Erik E. Ochsner (conductor) , Jenny Lin, Stephanie Ho, Stephen Gosling, Saar Ahuvia, pianos

As part of its 5th anniversary celebration, Le Poisson Rouge presents an in-the-round performance of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” on the occasion of its centennial year, in a rarely performed arrangement for four pianos and percussion

ADMISSION: $15-20

THURSDAY, June 13

8 :00 PM  and 10:00 PM  Spiritual Music

VENUE:  THE STONE
DETAILS: Frank London (trumpet) Lorin Sklamberg (voice) Rob Schwimmer (keyboards) and special guests Nigunim, Zmiros and tsuker-zis.

ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 14

7:00 PM  A French American Connection (Vision Festival)

VENUE:  Roulette

DETAILS:

7:00 PM – VOCAL-EASE
Steve Dalachinsky – poetry
Connie Crothers – piano

10:00 PM – The French-American Peace Ensemble
Francois Tusques – piano
Louis Sclavis – clarinets
Kidd Jordan – tenor sax
William Parker – bass
Hamid Drake – drums

ADMISSION: $20-30

SATURDAY, June 15

9 :00 PM  The Just Alap Raga Ensemble w/La Monte Young

VENUE:  MELA Foundation Dream House

DETAILS:

La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Naren Budhkar, tabla
The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath 

http://melafoundation.org/calendar.htm

ADMISSION: $36/28(Students)

SUNDAY, June 16

MONDAY, June 17

7:30 PM  Steve Reich

VENUE:  Guggenheim

DETAILS: Alarm Will Sound, the Jack Quartet, and Meehan/Perkins Duo perform works by Steve Reich. Reich will participate in a discussion with the Met’s Limor Tomer

Alarm Will Sound will perform excerpts from Steve Reich’s new work Radio Rewrite (2012), inspired by the music of Radiohead, prior to its U.S. premiere at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Jack Quartet will perform Reich’s WTC 9/11 (2011) and Meehan/Perkins Duo will perform Nagoya Marimbas (1994). Reich will participate in a discussion with Met General Manager of Concert and Lectures Limor Tomer.

http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2013/06/16/steve-reich/1371

ADMISSION: $35, $30 members

TUESDAY, June 18

8 :00 PM  Ned Rothenberg, Ikue Mori and Zeena Parkins

VENUE:  THE STONE

DETAILS: Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, shakuhachi) Ikue Mori (electronics) Zeena Parkins (harp, electronics)

ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, June 18

9:00 PM SLEEPTHIEF w/ LIAM NOBLE, piano; INGRID LAUBROCK, saxophone; TOM RAINEY, drums

VENUE: Korzo

DETAILS:  http://konceptionsmusicseries.wordpress.com/2013-schedule/

ADMISSION: $10

WEDNESDAY, June 19

8:00PM  Catherine Christer Hennix: Installation Closing & Vocal Concert

VENUE:  ISSUE Project Room

DETAILS: As part of the June PAN_ACT festival, ISSUE Project Room and Goethe-Institut New York present a solo vocal performance by Catherine Christer Hennix, marking the close of her four-channel installation Rag Infinity/Rag Cosmosis. Her new, expanded realization of “Illuminatory Sound Environment”, a concept developed in 1978 by anti-artist Henry Flynt on the basis of Hennix’ work, was first realized in a “beta-version” for Flynt’s 2012 retrospective at ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany. Her first 4-channel computer assisted composition since 1969, the work is Hennix ́most complex composition since her recent return to the avant-garde music scene. This closing event is the last chance to see the work in its first fully realized version.

http://issueprojectroom.org/drupal/event/catherine-christer-hennix-installation-closing-vocal-concert

ADMISSION: FREE

THURSDAY, June 20

8 :00 PM  Ned Rothenberg’s Ghost Stories

VENUE:  THE STONE
DETAILS: Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, shakuhachi) Min Xiao-Fen (pipa) Erik Friedlander (cello) Satoshi Takeishi (percussion)
A trio composition and a quartet improvisation.

ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, June 21

8 :00 PM  Ned Rothenberg and John Zorn

VENUE:  THE STONE

DETAILS: Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, shakuhachi) John Zorn (alto sax)

ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, June 23 and TUESDAY, June 25

7:30 PM and 8:00 PM John Zorn @ 60: Sacred Voices

VENUE:  Guggenheim

DETAILS:

The maverick American composer and new-music pioneer premieres EARTHSPIRIT and MADRIGALS, two new works for female voices, inside James Turrell’s site-specific installation in the Guggenheim’s Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda. Experience Turrell’s groundbreaking exploration of light, color, and space while listening to Zorn’s transcendent compositions. George Steel, General Manager and Artistic Director of the New York City Opera, moderates a discussion with Zorn.

http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2013/06/23/john-zorn-sacred-voices/1493

ADMISSION:  $40, $35 members

TUESDAY,  June 25

9:00 PM  Jeremiah Cymerman (Solo Clarinet & Electronics)

VENUE: Jack

DETAILS:  http://www.jackny.org/post/51700528848/michael-foster-presents-tuesday-june-25

ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, June 28

8:00 PM Tim Berne – “More Snake Oil”

VENUE:  Roulette

DETAILS:  Commanding “considerable power as a composer and … frighteningly deft ability as a soloist,” (All Music) saxophonist Tim Berne has composed and performed prolifically since the 1980s. For this very special occasion, Tim Berne will be introducing new music written for this new octet as well as some “extreme reworkings” of recent smaller ensemble works.

Set 1:
Tim Berne
Erik Friedlander
Ryan Ferreira
Trevor Dunn
Ches Smith
Matt Mitchell
Oscar Noriega
Herb Robertson

ADMISSION: $10-15

SATURDAY, June 29

10:00 PM BROOKLYN QAWWALI PARTY

VENUE: Barbes

DETAILS: Inspired by recordings of the late great Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Brook Martinez founded Brooklyn Qawwali Party in 2004 as an experiment. What would happen if New York jazz musicians were to play and improvise around the melodies of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. From this idea, Brook’s Qawwali Party was born. BQP consists of fourteen musicians: five horns, three percussionists, guitar, acoustic bass, harmonium and three designated clappers. The exuberant sound of BQP has been enthusiastically welcomed in New York City and across the globe.

SUNDAY, June 30

8 :00 PM  and 10:00 PM  LACE PIECE

VENUE:  THE STONE

DETAILS:  Jim Staley (trombone) Ikue Mori (electronics) Ned Rothenberg (reeds) Chris McIntyre (trombone) David Shively (percussion) Anthony Coleman (piano) Ryan Ross Smith (keyboards), Matt Small (bass) Zeena Parkins (harp) Jim Pugliese (conductor)
My graphic score based on patterning and nested stories inspired by pieces of lace collected from obscure corners of the world.

ADMISSION: $15

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