NYC calendar April 2018

SUNDAY, April 1 
7pm: Jack Wright and Zach Darrup – Alto Sax and Guitar

VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

MONDAY, April 2
A Day with Meredith Monk
1 PM Film Screenings
5:30 PM Discussion
1 pm 16 Millimeter Earrings (1979, 25 minutes)

1:30pm Book of Days (1988, 85 minutes)
3 pm Ellis Island (1981, 28 minutes)
3:30pm Turtle Dreams (Waltz) (1983, 27 minutes )
4 pm Paris (1982, 26 minutes)
4:30pm Short Silent Films (1966-1994, 40 minutes)
16 Millimeter Earrings (1966, 4 minutes)
Children (1967, 8 minutes)
Ball Bearing (1968, 6 ½ minutes)
Quarry (1975, 5 ½ minutes)
Ellis Island (1979, 6 ½ minutes)
Faces (1994, 5 minutes)
http://thesegalcenter.org/event/a-day-with-meredith-monk/
VENUE: Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The CUNY Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue, New York)
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, April 3
8:30 pm Dan Weiss (drums, percussion) Evan Parker (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, April 3
8:30 pm New York Philharmonic – works by Nikolay Popov, Denis Khorov, Marina Khorkova, Dmitri Kourliandski, and Alexander Khubeev.
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/new-york-philharmonic-contact-2/

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/02/russias-talented-young-composers-emerge
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $35

TUESDAY, April 3
6 pm Ensemble Signal
Lauren Cauley, violin
David Friend, piano
Repertoire:
Tonia Ko Tribute (Axis II) (2016)
Christopher Cerrone Sonata for Violin and Piano (2015)
David Lang mystery sonatas (selections) (2014)
David Lang memory pieces (selections) (1992)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/ensemble-signal2
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, April 4
7 PM Jason Eckardt portrait concert
Asarum canadense: “Wild Ginger” (2014)
from A Compendium of Catskill Native Botanicals, book 2
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
suspension/bridge (2015)
Jordan Dodson, guitar
Compression (2017)
Will Lang, trombone
Athrium filix-femina: “Lady Fern” (2014)
from A Compendium of Catskill Native Botanicals, book 2
Bridget Kibbey, harp
The Silenced (World Premiere, 2015)
Claire Chase, flute
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

THURSDAY, April 5
8 PM Patty Waters

VENUE: First Unitarian Congregational Society (119-121 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $75 Prime Seating / $30 General / $22.50 Members

THURSDAY, April 5
8PM Evan Parker w/Ned Rothenberg

VENUE: Zürcher Galerie
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, April 7
8PM Peter Evans/Levy Lorenzo & Yvette Janine Jackson
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: TBD

SUNDAY, April 8
3 PM Michael Noble, Piano
Frederic Rzewski, The People United Will Never Be Defeated!
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

THURSDAY, April 12
8 pm John Zorn’s Masada Book 3 — The Book Beriah
VENUE: Symphony Space, Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
ADMISSION: $34 and up

FRIDAY, April 13
8 pm Floating Borders (Look + Listen Festival)
Claire Chase, Susie Ibarra, Alex Peh and Kaoru Watanabe will take you through a journey blending musical traditions of the Far East with Western techniques including the NYC premiere of Susie Ibarra’s latest composition Talking Gong.
https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/look-listen-festival-1
VENUE: BRIC House
ADMISSION: Free w/ RSVP

SUNDAY, April 15
3:30 PM “The Easily Satisfied Lover”
Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire and vocal works by Berg, Schoenberg and others
Ariadne Greif, soprano; Christopher Lyndon-Gee, conductor; Jessica Jade Han,
flute/piccolo; Sammy Lesnick, clarinet/bass clarinet; Anna Tsukervanik, violin/viola;
Dan Barrett, cello; Nara Avetisyan, piano
http://www.streetcannibals.com
VENUE: St Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery
ADMISSION: $15-20

WEDNESDAY, Apr 18
7 pm Seth Parker Woods, cello with Ashleigh Gordon, viola
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan (1976)

Claudio Gabriele: PNOM (2005)
Matthias Pintscher: Janusgesicht (2001)
Giacinto Scelsi: Triphon (1957)
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/seth-parker-woods-cello
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: free

WEDNESDAY, April 18
7 PM Mariana Sadovska

VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $29

THURSDAY, April 19
8 PM Pharoah Sanders
http://lpr.com/lpr_events/pharoah-sanders-april-19th-2018/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $35/$45

THURSDAY, April 19
8pm Composer Portraits: Frederic Rzewski
Del Sol String Quartet
Words for string quartet (2018) world premiere, Miller Theatre and Del Sol Performing Arts co-commission
String Quartet (1955)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/frederic-rzewski
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20-$30

SATURDAY, April 21
Perimeters (Look + Listen Festival)
7 pm Pre-concert performance by Emma Sulkowicz and Sean Harold
8 pm Closing concert
improvisations by Peter Evans and Levy Lorenzo duo, a re-mash of the American Songbook by Mellissa Hughes and Philip White, Boston duo Patchtax, cellist Mariel Roberts, and Doug Ballet.
VENUE: The Invisible Dog (51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: Free w/ RSVP

TUESDAY, April 24
7 pm & 9 pm Matana Roberts
http://www.armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/artists_studio_matana_roberts
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $45

THURSDAY, April 26
6:30PM and 9PM New Music
Schumann Quartet, Gloria Chien, piano
Helena Winkelman “Sleipnir the eight-legged” from Quadriga Quartet for Strings (2011)
Timo Andres Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (2012)
Hans Werner Henze Sonatina for Violin and Piano (1979)
Augusta Read Thomas Etudes for Piano (2003, 1996)
Avro Pärt Fratres for String Quartet (1977, arr. 1989)
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/new-music-630-pm-7
VENUE: Daniel & Joanna S. Rose Studio (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $35

THURSDAY, April 26
8 PM Uri Caine
VENUE: Russ and Daughters
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, April 26
7:30 PM Ecstatic Music Festival: Margaret Leng Tan premieres George Crumb, Suzanne Farrin & Kelly Moran
– New York premiere of Metamorphoses by George Crumb, for amplified piano, toy piano, percussion and voice, performed with Monica Duncan’s video projections, in which atmospheric visual textures complement the music.
– Premiere of two new EMF-commissioned pieces by young composers responding to Cage and Crumb’s influence: Kelly Moran, and Suzanne Farrin.
– Works by Toby Twining and John Cage.
VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $20/$25

FRIDAY, April 27
8:30 pm “Mycale” John Zorn vocal quartet
Sofía Rei, Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, Malika Zarra, Sara Serpa (vocals)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, April 28
8:30 pm Petr Kotik’s Chamber Opera, Master-Pieces
A meditation on the nature of creative process and works that we identify as masterpieces with text from Gertrude Stein’s 1936 lecture, “What Are Master-Pieces and Why Are There So Few of Them.”
Text/Libretto by Gertrude Stein and Petr Kotik
Christina Kay, Soprano (leading role)
Steven Wilson, Tenor
Jose Pietri-Coimbre, Baritone
Nicholas Hay, Bass
Debra Kay Anderson, James Falzone, Kerry Wolff, Narrators
S.E.M. Ensemble:
Pauline Kim Harris, Violin Soloist
Petr Kotik, Conductor
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/master-pieces-tickets-44339448484
VENUE: Bohemian National Hall
ADMISSION: free

SUNDAY, April 29
4 PM Daniel Schreiner: Piano works of the 20th and 21st Century
Images, Set II by Debussy
Cinque Variazioni by Berio
Petites esquisses d’oiseaux by Messiaen

La mandragore by Murail
Reservoir by Dennehy
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

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