NYC Calendar May 2015

SATURDAY, May 2
6:30 PM: William Parker & Tony Malaby (performance and book signing)

DMG 24th Anniversary/Celebration!
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Donations suggested

SATURDAY, May 2
7:30 PM Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble, 50th Anniversary Concert
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2015/5/2/0730/PM/Meredith-Monk-And-Vocal-Ensemble
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: Limited Availability

SUNDAY, May 3
7PM: A World in Trance Festival: Ned Rothenberg & Glen Velez/Alash, Tuvan Throat Singers
http://roulette.org/events/robert-browning-associates-presents-world-trance-festival-ned-rothenberg-glen-velezalash/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20-$30

MONDAY, May 4
6:30 PM: Nate Wooley – Solo Trumpet
DMG 24th Anniversary/Celebration!
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Donations suggested

TUESDAY, May 5
6:30 PM: Ava Mendoza’s Unnatural Ways with Tim Dahl & Max Jaffe

DMG 24th Anniversary/Celebration!
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Donations suggested

WEDNESDAY, May 6 – FRIDAY, MAY 8
8PM: ICP ORCHESTRA

http://roulette.org/events/instant-composers-pool-icp-orchestra-misha-menglessberg-orchestra-w-han-bennick/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-$30

THURSDAY, May 7
8PM Works by Nate Young & Mario Diaz de Leon, Klaus Lang, Morton Feldman & Annea Lockwood
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/tectonics-ny-2015-1
VENUE: First Unitarian Congregational Society
ADMISSION: $12-$15

THURSDAY, May 7
6 PM: Meredith Monk: 50 Years in New York City
http://lc.lincolncenter.org/shows/212153?show_date=2015-05-07%2018:00:00
VENUE: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium
ADMISSION: Free, RSVP

SATURDAY, May 9
8 PM: Nate Wooley: Seven Storey Mountain V with Colin Stetson

http://issueprojectroom.org/event/tectonics-ny-2015-3
VENUE: Abrons Art Center
ADMISSION: $12-$15

MONDAY, May 11
8PM: Chuck Bettis, Sylvie Courvoisier, Marty Ehrlich, Mark Helias, Ikue Mori, Chris Pitsiokos, Ned Rothenberg, Steve Swell, Nate Wooley
24th Anniversary Celebration of DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, May 11
7:30 PM CONTACT!: New Music from Italy
http://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1415/contact-new-music-from-italy
Berio, Montanli, Sciarrino, Francesconi
VENUE: SubCulture: 45 Bleecker Street
ADMISSION: $25-35

TUESDAY, May 12
8PM: Silent Cranes: The Music of Mary Kouyoumdjian, Performed by Kronos Quartet and Hotel Elefant
http://roulette.org/events/jerome-residency-silent-cranes-music-mary-kouyoumdjian-performed-kronos-quartet-hotel-elefant/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-$30

WEDNESDAY, May 13
8:30 PM: Miranda Seilaff, Solo Viola
Ligeti Viola Sonata

VENUE: Seeds
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, May 14
8PM HUEI

VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, May 16
8:00 PM Sofia Rei: vocals, JC Maillard: saz, guitar
John Zorn’s Masada Book Three
https://www.facebook.com/events/664747813625442/
VENUE: Subrosa
ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, May 16
7:30 PM Julia Den Boer: Furrer, Aperghis, Lachenmann
Pianist Julia Den Boer performs works by Beat Furrer and George Aperghis along with Helmut Lachenmann’s masterwork: Serynade.
http://newmusicworld.org/event/julia-den-boer-furrer-aperghis-lachenmann/
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

SUNDAY, May 17
8:00 PM Laurie Anderson, Yuka C. Honda
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, May 18
8:00 PM OpenICE Music of Pauline Oliveros
http://iceorg.org/events/event/openice-at-jack-music-of-pauline-oliveros#.VVeHe0t0UzW
VENUE: JACK
ADMISSION: free, RSVP

TUESDAY, May 19
8:00 PM: Autophysiopsychic
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Mat Maneri (viola) Aram Bajakian (guitar)
A night of music inspired by Dr. Yusef Lateef
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, May 19
8:00 PM: International Contemporary Ensemble and JACK Quartet Jason Eckardt’s “Subject”
Jason Eckardt’s new CD “Subject” (Tzadik Records) and music by Tzadik founder John Zorn, including the world premiere of Autumn Rhythm. These two groups join forces with soloists Tony Arnold, soprano; Jay Campbell, ‘cello; and Jordan Dodson, guitar performing works off the new record as well as John Zorn’s string quartet Necronomicon and the world premiere of Autumn Rhythm
http://roulette.org/events/ear-heart-presents-international-contemporary-ensemble-jack-quartet-jason-eckhardts-subject-tzadik-cd-release-party/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-$20

FRIDAY, May 22
8:00 PM: Live, Improvised film Scores with Bakia Quartet

Bakia Quartet – Asher Kurtz (Guitar) Kenji Herbert (Guitar) Zack Nestel-Patt (Bass) Charlie Van Kirk (Percussion)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1609488745971570/
VENUE: Videology Bar
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, May 22-SATURDAY, May 23
8:00 PM George Lewis: Afterword, The AACM (as) Opera + International Contemporary Ensemble
http://roulette.org/events/george-lewis-opera/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-$30

SATURDAY, May 23
10 PM: Selections from Aram Bajakians Kef with Frank London.
Aram Bajakian (guitar) Tom Swafford, Jake Shulman Ment (violins) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Frank London (trumpet)
Aram Bajakians 2011 Tzadik release Aram Bajakian’s Kef and Sasna Tser, a new collection of pieces based on the Armenian epic, David of Sassoun.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, May 27
10 PM: Jones Jones
Larry Ochs (saxophones) Vladimir Tarasov (percussion) Mark Dresser (bass)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, May 28
8 PM Ned Rothenberg and Mark Dresser
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY May 28
07:30 PM Clemens Gadenstätter: American Immersion
http://www.acfny.org/event/clemens-gadenstaetter-american-immersion/
Performers: JACK Quartet, Members of the Talea Ensemble
VENUE: ACFNY
ADMISSION: Free, RSVP

SATURDAY, May 30
1:30PM and 3:30PM: John Zorn’s Sacred Visions | The Cloisters
https://www.facebook.com/events/324852714375381/
The program features the world premiere of The Remedy of Fortune, a composition for the indomitable JACK Quartet, composed specifically for The Cloisters; the New York premiere of Pandora’s Box, featuring acclaimed vocalist Tony Arnold with JACK Quartet; and The Holy Visions, performed by Jane Sheldon, Sarah Brailey, Mellissa Hughes, Abigail Fischer, and Kirsten Sollek.
VENUE: The Fuentidueña Chapel at The Cloisters
ADMISSION: $50

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