NYC Calendar – April 2016

Highlight: Ned Rothenberg residence at The Stone, April 19 to 24

SATURDAY, April 2
7:30PM Kronos Quartet
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/2/0730/PM/Kronos-Quartet/
Program
ALEKSANDRA VREBALOV My Desert, My Rose (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
NICOLE LIZÉE The Golden Age of the Radiophonic Workshop [Fibre-Optic Flowers] (NY Premiere)

N. RAJAM Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (arr. Reena Esmail) (NY Premiere)
WU MAN “Ancient Echo” from Four Chinese Paintings (arr. Danny Clay) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
KARIN REHNQVIST All Those Strings! (NY Premiere)
YOTAM HABER break_break_break (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
FODÉ LASSANA DIABATÉ “Bara kala ta” from Sunjata’s Time (arr. Jacob Garchik) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
PETE TOWNSHEND Baba O’Riley (arr. Jacob Garchik) (NY Premiere)
ALBERT BEHAR Lost Wax (NY Premiere)
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: from $50/sold out

SATURDAY, April 2
9PM & 10:30PM Kris Davis Quartet
Ingrid Laubrock, Stephan Crump, Ches Smith 9PM & 10:30PM

VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10 cover, plus $10 minimum

SUNDAY, April 3
8PM Ken Vandermark’s Made To Break
Ken Vandermark, reeds
Christof Kurzmann, electronics
Jasper Stadhouders, bass guitar
Tim Daisy, drums

VENUE: Union Pool
ADMISSION: $8/&12

SUNDAY, April 3
8PM Olivier Messiaen’s timeless Quatuor pour la fin du temps
http://thefirehousespace.org/event/olivier-messiaens-timeless-quatuor-pour-la-fin-du-temps/
VENUE: Firehouse Space
ADMISSION: $10

MONDAY, April 4
7PM Nate Wooley Quartet
Nate Wooley – trumpet
Chris Pitsiokos – alto saxophone
Brandon Lopez – bass
Dre Hocevar – drums

9PM Farmers by Nature
Craig Taborn – piano
William Parker – bass
Gerald Cleaver – drums

VENUE: Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, April 7
8 and 10 PM Loisaida Sextet (dedicated to John Farris)
Frank London (trumpet) Marty Ehrlich, James Brandon Lewis (saxes) Anthony Coleman (piano) Brad Jones (bass) Newman Taylor Baker (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, April 8
8PM Okkyung Lee: Red Eclipse
Violins – Julianne Carney, Jennifer Choi, Cornelius Dufallo, Emilie-Anne Gendron, Pauline Kim Harris, Conrad Harris
Violas – Stephanie Griffin, William Hakim
Cellos – Hamilton Berry, Michael Haas
Bass – Stephan Crump
Percussion – Ches Smith
http://roulette.org/events/residency-okkyung-lee-red-eclipse/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $25/$15

SATURDAY, April 9
8PM The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) – “From Minimalism into Algorithm”
Philip Glass: Piece in the Shape of a Square for two of the same instruments (1967) performed on two violas
Steve Reich: Violin Phase (1967)
Joseph Byrd: Animals for prepared piano and ensemble (1961)
Joseph Byrd: Water Music for amplified percussion and tape (1963)
http://www.thekitchen.org/event/acme-with-charlemagne-palestine
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, April 10
8PM The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) – “From Minimalism into Algorithm”
Charlemagne Palestine joins ACME
Meredith Monk: Stringsongs (2005)
Julius Eastman: The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc for ten cellos (1981-score missing; 2016 world premiere of transcription by Clarice Jensen from live recording)
Charlemagne Palestine: Strumming Music (1977)
http://www.thekitchen.org/event/acme-with-charlemagne-palestine
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, April 15
9 PM Kronos: Creating a New Repertoire
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/15/0900/PM/Kronos-Creating-a-New-Repertoire/
Performers (note that Kronos is NOT performing)
Argus Quartet
·· Jason Issokson, Violin
·· Clara Kim, Violin
·· Diana Wade, Viola
·· Joann Whang, Cello
Friction Quartet
·· Otis Harriel, Violin
·· Kevin Rogers, Violin
·· Taija Warbelow, Viola
·· Doug Machiz, Cello
Ligeti Quartet
·· Mandhira de Saram, Violin
·· Patrick Dawkins, Violin
·· Richard Jones, Viola
·· Val Welbanks, Cello
Program
FODÉ LASSANA DIABATÉ Sunjata’s Time (arr. by Jacob Garchik) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
GARTH KNOX Satellites (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
WU MAN Four Chinese Paintings (arr. Danny Clay) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
TERRY RILEY Selections from Salome Dances for Peace
·· The Gift
·· The Ecstasy
·· Good Medicine
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, April 18
6:30 PM Colin Stetson presents SORROW, a reimagining of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony
with Justin Walter (solo)

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/colin-stetson-presents-sorrow-april-18th-2016/
Colin Stetson: Alto, Tenor, Bass Saxophones; Contrabass Clarinet; Lyricon
Dan Bennett: Tenor, Baritone Saxophones; Clarinet
Greg Fox: Drums
Grey Mcmurray: Guitar
Gyda Valtysdottir: Cello
Justin Walter: Keyboards, EVI
Matt Bauder: Tenor, Baritone Saxophones; Clarinet
Megan Stetson: Voice
Rebecca Foon: Cello
Ryan Ferreira: Guitar
Sarah Neufeld: Violin
Shahzad Ismaily: Synth
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $25/$30

TUESDAY, April 19
8PM Sylvie Courvoisier Trio w/ Drew Gress + Kenny Wollesen
Sylvie Courvoisier – piano, comp
Drew Gress – bass
Kenny Wollesen – drums
http://roulette.org/events/sylvie-courvoisier-trio-w-drew-gress-kenny-wollesen/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$20

TUESDAY, April 19
8 PM and 10 PM Rothenberg and Mivos Quartet
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, shakuhachi), Mivos Quartet: Olivia De Prato (violin) Joshua Modney (violin) Victor Lowrie (viola) Mariel Roberts (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

WEDNESDAY, April 20
8 PM Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds) Uri Caine (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, April 21
8 PM Composer Portrait:Francesca Verunelli
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/francesca-verunelli

VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20 – $30

THURSDAY, April 21
8 PM Ned Rothenberg and Inner Diaspora

Mark Feldman (violin) Erik Friedlander (cello) Jerome Harris (acoustic guitar, acoustic bass guitar) Satoshi Takeishi (percussion) Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, shakuhachi)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, April 22
8 PM Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds)
10 PM Nels Cline (guitar) Ikue Mori (electronics) Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

MONDAY, April 25
7 PM Composer Portrait: Beat Furrer
https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/25/0700/PM/Composer-Portrait-Beat-Furrer/
Argento Chamber Ensemble
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, April 26
6PM A Study of György Ligeti
Jennifer Choi, violin
Rachel Drehmann, horn
Taka Kigawa, piano
Repertoire
György Ligeti Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano (1982)
Ligeti Selections from Piano Études
VENUE:Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: FREE

SATURDAY, April 30
8 PM Scott Robinson’s “Spacetette”
Scott Robinson (saxes, theremin, sonic laser actuator) Kevin Norton (vibes, drums, percussion) Pat O’Leary (bass, cello, toys) Julian Thayer (bass, phono-fiddle) and, if available, Marshall Allen (alto sax, EVI)
10 PM Heliosonic Toneways (a 50th Anniversary celebration of Sun Ra’s Heliocentric Worlds)
Scott Robinson (tenor sax, bass marimba, theremin, tuned bongos) Philip Harper (trumpet) Frank Lacy (trombone) Tim Newman (bass trombone) JD Parran (bass clarinet) Yosvany Terry (alto sax, flute) Pat O’Leary, Julian Thayer (basses) Matt Wilson (drums) and, if available: Danny Thompson (baritone, flute) Marshall Allen (alto sax, EVI)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20, each set

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