NYC Calendar December 2016

Highlight of the month:
FRED FRITH, THE STONE RESIDENCY

THURSDAY, December 1
Improvised Music with Lukas Ligeti
8 PM  Elliott Sharp & Lukas Ligeti Duo
9:15 PM Hypercolor:  Eyal Maoz – Guitar; James Ilgenfritz – Bass; Lukas Ligeti – Drums
http://thefirehousespace.org/event/lukas-ligeti/

VENUE: The Firehouse Space
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, December 1
8 PM Curated by Meredith Monk: Missy Mazzoli // GABI
Missy Mazzoli – compositions, piano, keyboards, electronics
Aaron Roche – guitar, voice
Ludovica Burtone – violin
GABI – voice
Greg Fox – drums
Rachel Garrard – video

Curated by Meredith Monk: Missy Mazzoli // GABI

VENUE: Roulette
TICKETS: $15- $25

THURSDAY, December 1
8 PM Thin Air by Paul Geluso & Lars Graugaard

Thin Air

VENUE: WhiteBox Sound Lab (329 Broome Street, New York)
Admission $10

December 1 – 29
L’Amour de Loin, an opera by Kaija Saariaho
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/lamour-de-loin

VENUE: Metropolitan Opera
ADMISSION: $27-460

FRIDAY, December 2
10 pm Susie Ibarra (drums) Dave Douglas (trumpet) Marc Ribot (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

Tuesday, December 6
7:30 PM Ensemble Connect
Program:
Prokofiev, Overture on Hebrew Themes
Osvaldo Golijov, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/12/6/0730/PM/Ensemble-Connect/
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $33

TUESDAY, December 6
8 pm Ches Smith (drums) Fred Frith, Mary Halvorson (guitars)
10 pm Ches Smith (drums) Ikue Mori (laptop electronics) Fred Frith (guitar)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 7
8 PM Gyan Riley (guitar) Fred Frith (guitar)
10 PM Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Fred Frith (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 7
7:30PM and 9:30PM
Tim Berne – saxophone
Matt Mitchell – piano
Dan Weiss – drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15/$10

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Laurie Anderson (keyboard, violin, voice) Fred Frith (guitar, objects)
10 PM Ava Mendoza, Fred Frith (guitars) Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20 each set

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Yoshimio / Susie Ibarra / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Trio
A first time meeting of a trio consisting of multi-instrumentalist Yoshimio (Boredoms / OOIOO), avant-garde percussionist Susie Ibarra, and modular synthesist Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe.

Yoshimio / Susie Ibarra / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Trio

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15- $25

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Portrait: Earle Brown
Ensemble MISE-EN
Works by Earle Brown:
String Quartet (1965)
Times Five (1963)
Tracer (1985)
Folio and 4 Systems (1954)
http://www.thecelltheatre.org/events/2016/12/9/ensemble-mise-en-contemporary-music
VENUE: The Cell (338 W 23rd St, New York)
ADMISISON: Free

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Musica Elettronica
Electronic music works by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Petr Kotik, Michael J. Schumacher, and Laurie Spiegel
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2718483
VENUE: Paula Cooper Gallery
ADMISSION: $10-15

SATURDAY, December 10
8 pm Zeena Parkins (harp. el. harp) Fred Frith (piano, guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, December 11
9 PM Vicky Chow’s Album Release
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-new-ansterdam-presents-vicky-chow/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 14
7:30pm and 9:30pm
Tim Berne – saxophone
Matt Mitchell – piano
Dan Weiss – drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15/$10

THURSDAY, December 15
8 pm John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Nava Dunkelman (percussion) Amma Ateria (electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 15
8 PM Ingrid Laubrock Septet: Serpentines Album Release
ngrid Laubrock – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Glockenspiel
Peter Evans – Piccolo Trumpet, Trumpet
Miya Masaoka – Koto
Craig Taborn – Piano
Sam Pluta – Electronics
Dan Peck – Tuba
Tyshawn Sorey – Drums

Ingrid Laubrock Septet: Serpentines Album Release

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15- $25

SATURDAY, December 17
8 pm Erik Friedlander (cello) Pauchi Sasaki (violin) Nava Dunkelman (percussion) Amma Ateria (electronics)
10 pm Mark Feldman (violin) Michael Nicolas (cello) Mark Helias (bass) Trevor Dunn (bass)
VENUE: Stone
ADMISSION: $20 each set

SUNDAY, December 18
6 PM Viv Corringham / Mia Zabelka – Vocals / Violin
7 PM Emilie Lesbros – Solo Vocals
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, December 20
7 PM The Little Match Girl Passion

David Lang’s opera Performed by Ekmeles
http://metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/little-match-girl-passion-fy17
VENUE: The Met Breuer – Lobby
ADMISSION: $65

TUESDAY, December 20
7 PM Vijay Iyer + Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-vijay-iyer-wadada-leo-smith-a-cosmic-rhythm-with-each-stroke/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $35

WEDNESDAY, December 28 – FRIDAY, December 30
8 PM John Zorn Improv Night—A Stone Benefit
John Zorn (sax) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, December 30
9 PM and 10:30PM Tom Reiney Trio
Ingrid Laubrock – tenor, soprano saxophones
Mary Halvorson – guitar
Tom Reiney – percussion

VENUE: Cornelia street Cafe
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, December 31
8PM Thurston Moore (guitar) Okkyung Lee (cello) Ikue Mori (electronics) John Zorn (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $30

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