NYC Calendar December 2017

Highlights of the month: The Stone Residencies – NED ROTHENBERG and MAKIGAMI KOICHI

SATURDAY, December 2
7PM Konceptions Music Series 500th Show and Fundraiser
Nine Doors – Jen Shyu: vocals, Taiwanese moon lute, Korean gayageum and soribuk drum, Japanese biwa, piano, dance, sound design, choreography, Timorese gong and Korean gong (gwaenggwari)
Ravi Coltrane Trio:
Ravi Coltrane, saxophone
Leon Boykins, bass
Allan Mednard, drums
Sun Of Goldfinger:
Tim Berne, saxophone
David Torn, guitar
Ches Smith, drums
http://konceptions_500.eventbrite.com
https://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=469e908bac0970df3a2f680b3&id=eb3f7284ed
VENUE: The Auditorium (66 West 12th Street, New York)
ADMISSION: $25-125

SATURDAY, December 2
8PM Fragility: An Exploration of Polyrhythms
A live work-in-progress and interactive game that explores interpretations of polyrhythms through music, dance, physics, and technology, created by composer/drummer Susie Ibarra.
https://pioneerworks.org/programs/fragility-an-exploration-of-polyrhythms/
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 2
8:30PM Too Many Guitars
Jon Madof (guitar) Yoshie Fruchter (guitar) Ty Citerman (guitar)
VENUE: Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, December 3
7 PM Aaron Novik / Patrick Holmes / Thomas Heberer (Clarinet / B-flat Clarinet / Trumpet)
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, December 3
8 PM ACFNY Presents: Ensemble SD’s Breaking News
Program:
Johannes Kreidler (1980) – Charts Music
George Lewis (1952) – New Work
Oxana Omelchuk (1975) – wow and flutter
Caitlin Smith (1983) – Wie schön ist es zu leben
Christoph Walder (1967) – vozmozhnost
John Zorn (1953) – Ceremonial Magic

http://roulette.org/event/ensemble-sd-presents-breaking-news/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

TUESDAY, December 5
8PM Jeremiah Cymerman: Systema Munditotius
Jeremiah Cymerman – Clarinet
Patrick Holmes – Clarinet
Matt Bauder – Clarinet
Aaron Novik – Clarinet
Brian Chase – Percussion
Russell Greenberg – Percussion
http://roulette.org/event/jeremiah-cymerman-systema-munditotius/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

TUESDAY, December 5
8:30 PM Ned Rothenberg with MIVOS QUARTET
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, sax) MIVOS QUARTET Olivia De Prato, Lauren Cauley (violins) Victor Lowrie (viola) Mariel Roberts (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 7
7:30 PM Janine Jansen and Friends
Performers:
Janine Jansen, Violin
Lucas Debargue, Piano
Martin Fröst, Clarinet
Torleif Thedéen, Cello
Program:
BARTÓK  Contrasts
SZYMANOWSKI  Mythes
MESSIAEN  Quartet for the End of Time
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2017/12/07/janine-jansen-and-friends-0730pm
VENUE: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $50 – $60

THURSDAY, December 7
8PM From Monteverdi to Bergman
TENET will perform works by Monteverdi, and soprano Lucy Shelton will perform a work by Luciano Berio, followed by a short dance film collaboration by Ingmar Bergman and Donya Feuer, “De Fördömda Kvinnornas Dans”
A part of Monteverdi at 450: Experiments in Sound, Image, and Movement
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/monteverdi-450-experiments-sound-image-and-movement
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, December 7
8PM The S.E.M. Ensemble  presents Music by Cage, Kotik, and Eastman: 1972-2017
Program:
John Cage: Song Books I, II (1970)
Petr Kotik: There is Singularly Nothing (1971-72)
Julius Eastman: Macle (1971-72)
Performers:
Kamala Sankaram, Jeffrey Gavett, Jake Ingbar, Adrian Rosas, Nathan Repasz (voice soloists); Petr Kotik (flute, voice); Christopher McIntyre (trombone, voice); Will Lang (trombone, voice)
https://cagekotikeastman.brownpapertickets.com
VENUE: Paula Cooper Gallery (NYC) (521 West 21st Street)
ADMISSION: $10-20

THURSDAY, December 7
8 PM Triumph of Art
American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein, Conductor
Program:
Grażyna Bacewicz – Music for Strings, Trumpets, and Percussion
Bohuslav Martinů – Symphony No. 6, Fantaisies symphoniques
Grażyna Bacewicz – Violin Concerto No. 7
Alfred Schnittke – Symphony No. 5
Conductor’s Notes Q&A at 7 PM
http://americansymphony.org/triumph/
VENUE: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
ADMISSION: $25-$40

FRIDAY, December 8
7:30 PM Reflected in Glass—Philip Glass and the Next Generation
American Composers Orchestra
Program:
Pauchi Sasaki Gama Xvi for Orchestra and Electronics (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Bryce Dessner  Réponse Lutosławski(NY Premiere)
Philip Glass Violin Concerto No. 2, “The American Four Seasons”
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2017/12/08/american-composers-orchestra-0730pm
VENUE: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $41- $51

FRIDAY, December 8
8:30 PM Ned Rothenberg and John Zorn—SOLOS AND DUOS

Ned Rothenberg, John Zorn (saxes)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 9
7 PM Tanya Tagaq and Jeffrey Zeigler
Tanya Tagaq (voice), Jeffrey Zeigler (cello)

https://nationalsawdust.org/event/winterreise-nights-tanya-tagaq-jeffrey-zeigler-and-special-guest/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $40-42

SATURDAY, December 9
7PM  Kamikaze Ground Crew
8PM  The Jazz Passengers

9pm  The Microscopic Septet
http://thekitchen.org/event/forever-weird-microscopic-kamikaze-passengers
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION:$25

SATURDAY, December 9
8PM Dennis Russell Davies & Maki Namekawa: Celebrating Philip Glass
Two of Philip Glass’ closest collaborators and friends, Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa, perform an all-Glass recital of music for two pianos and piano four-hands.
The program includes the two-piano suite from Glass’ opera Les Enfants Terribles, a selection of music for piano-four hands including “The Chase” from Orphée, the New York premiere of the musical interlude from The Voyage, and “Stokes,” as well as Glass’ dynamic “Four Movements for Two Pianos.”
http://roulette.org/event/celebrating-philip-glass-at-80-the-namekawa-davies-piano-duo/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

SATURDAY, December 9
8:30 PM Oscar Noriega Quartet
Oscar Noriega- drums
Eva Novoa- piano
Simon Willson- bass
Tim Berne- alto sax

VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, December 10
8:30 PM Ned Rothenberg with Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, sax) Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, December 12
8:30 PM Mark Feldman, Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier, Tom Rainey
Mark Feldman (violin), Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Tom Rainey (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 13
7 PM Nels Cline – Larry Ochs – Gerald Cleaver
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/nels-cline-larry-ochs-gerald-cleaver/

VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $40-42

WEDNESDAY, December 13
8PM UnCaged Toy Piano Festival: Automotoy
Margaret Leng Tan – Piano
Phyllis Chen, Adam Tendler, Tristan McKay – Toy Piano
Alexa Dexa – Toy Instruments
Automotoy showcases a variety of works incorporating mechanical musical instruments with live performers, as well as John Cage‘s Music for Amplified Toy Pianos.
http://roulette.org/event/uncaged-toy-piano-festival-automotoy/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

THURSDAY, December 14
8 PM Hypercolor – James Ilgenfritz, Lukas Ligeti and Eyal Maoz
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISISON: $10-15

FRIDAY, December 15
8:30 PM, 10 PM Sara Serpa and City Fragments with Sofía Rei, Aubrey Johnson, André Matos, Erik Friedlander, Tyshawn Sorey
VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, December 17
3 PM The Light Matter Trio: Karl Larson, et al.
Program:
Adrian Knight – Death of Paneloux (solo piano)
Adrian Knight – trio (piano trio)
Scott Wollschleger – Brontal Symmetry (piano trio)
Garth Knox – Ten Fingers (solo violin)
Kaija Saariaho – Sept Papillons (solo cello)
Kaija Saariaho – Light and Matter
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISISON: $10-15

SUNDAY, December 17
5 PM Quad Listening Event: The Immersive Early Music of Joan La Barbara
https://www.facebook.com/events/128014594557350/
VENUE: Quad
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, December 19
9 PM Richards, Courvosier, Takeishi, Cleaver
Stephanie Richards, trumpet / compositions; Sylvie Courvosier, piano; Stomu Takeishi, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $10 donation / $10 suggested cover

WEDNESDAY, December 20
Big Fat Music Wednesdays at happylucky no.1
Wednesday, December 20 at 8 PM
8pm: Andrew Lamb Trio
Andrew Lamb – tenor saxophone / William Parker – bass / Michael Wimberly – drums
9:15pm: Joe McPhee || Trio X Legacy
Joe McPhee – tenor saxophone / Dominic Duval Jr. – bass / Jay Rosen – drums / Rosie Hertlein – violin

https://www.facebook.com/events/148159689151150/
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, December 20
8:30 PM Ches Smith Trio
Ches Smith (drums, percussion) Craig Taborn (piano) Mat Maneri (viola)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 21
7 PM JACK Quartet performs Haas in the dark
Georg Friedrich Haas, “String Quartet No. 9”
JACK Quartet
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/winter-solstice-show-jack-quartet-performs-haas-in-the-dark/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $29-34

TUESDAY, December 26
8:30 PM Chris Pitsiokos, Tim Dahl and Makigami Koichi
Chris Pitsiokos (sax), Tim Dahl (bass), Makigami Koichi (voice, theremin)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 27
8:30 PM Ned Rothenberg, Shelley Hirsch, Billy Martin, Makigami Koichi
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, shakhachi) Shelley Hirsch (voice) Billy Martin (drums) Makigami Koichi (voice, theremin)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 28
8 PM Steve Dalachinsky (poetry), Michael Bisio (bass), Avram Fefer (saxophone)
followed by an evening of music

VENUE: The Clemente (107 Suffolk Street, New York)
ADMISSION: $10 per set

THURSDAY, December 28
8:30 PM Agra Darma
Ikue Mori (laptop) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Makigami Koichi (voice,theremin)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, December 31
8:30—NEW YEARS EVE IMPROV BENEFIT at The Stone
John Zorn (sax) Chris Speed (sax) Makigami Koichi (voice) Ikue Mori (electronics) Brian Marsella (piano) Jim Black (drums) Chris Tordini (bass) Okkyung Lee (cello) Jad Atoui (electronics) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $30

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NYC Calendar November 2017

All Month: The World Is Sound
Learn to listen with your whole body
Venue: The Rubin Museum Of Art
ADMISSION: $10-15

THURSDAY, November 2
7:30 PM Ensemble Signal
All-Steve Reich Program
• Clapping Music
• Quartet
• Runner (NY Premiere)
• Pulse
• Double Sextet
Performers:
Ensemble Signal
Brad Lubman, Conductor
https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/11/2/0730/PM/Ensemble-Signal/
VENUE: Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: limited availability

THURSDAY, November 2
8PM Sounds from the Avant-Garde: Alireza Mashayekhi, John Cage, Henry Cowell And Others By Cyrus Forough / Ramin Amir Arjomand / Margaret Leng Tan / Daisy Press

http://issueprojectroom.org/event/sounds-avant-garde-alireza-mashayekhi-john-cage-henry-cowell-and-others-cyrus-forough-ramin
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $15 – $12

FRIDAY, November 3
8 PM Chris Lightcap & SuperBigmouth

http://roulette.org/event/chris-lightcap-superbigmouth/
Chris Lightcap – Bass, Composer
Craig Taborn – Keyboards
Tony Malaby – Tenor Saxophone
Chris Cheek – Tenor Saxophone
Jonathan Goldberger – Guitar
Curtis Hasselbring – Guitar
Gerald Cleaver – Drums
Dan Rieser – Drums
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15 – $25

FRIDAY, November 3
La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela
Dream House concert
http://www.melafoundation.org/calendar.htm
VENUE: Mela Foundation
ADMISSION: $36

FRIDAY- SUNDAY, November 3–5
7 PM and 3 PM The Beckett Trilogy (White Light Festival)
http://www.lincolncenter.org/white-light-festival/show/the-beckett-trilogy
VENUE: The Duke on 42nd Street
ADMISSION: $35

November 3 – 21
The Exterminating Angel (an opera by Thomas Adès)
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/the-exterminating-angel
VENUE: Metropolitan Opera House
ADMISSION: from $25

WEDNESDAY, November 8
8PM: Darius Jones Trio (Big Fat Music Wednesdays)
Darius Jones – alto saxophone, Jervis Tetch – trombone, Victor Zsasz – drums
9:15 PM William Parker / Patricia Nicholson Duo
William Parker – bass, Patricia Nicholson – dance/voice
https://www.facebook.com/events/129884157762739
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $7/$15

WEDNESDAY, November 8
8PM: Works by Alvin Lucier + Record/Book Release: Alvin Lucier, Joan La Barbara, Ever Present Orchestra

Alvin Lucier: Braid – Ever Present Orchestra
Alvin Lucier: Hanover – Ever Present Orchestra
Alvin Lucier: Double Rainbow – Joan La Barbara
Alvin Lucier: Bird and Person Dyning – Alvin Lucier
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/works-alvin-lucier-recordbook-release-alvin-lucier-joan-la-barbara-ever-present-orchestra
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $15 – $20

FRIDAY, November 10
La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela
Dream House concert
http://www.melafoundation.org/calendar.htm
VENUE: Mela Foundation
ADMISSION:$36

SUNDAY, November 12
11 AM The Past Made Present, Jenny Lin
Jenny Lin, piano
Works by Valentin Silvestrov and others
http://www.lincolncenter.org/white-light-festival/show/the-past-made-present
VENUE: Walter Reade Theater (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: sold out

SUNDAY, November 12
3 PM Teodora Stepančić: Piano+ Series
Morton Feldman: Palais de Mari
Coeman Alexander Zurkowski:
Eight Through-Composed Harmonies – 1. C
Jürg Frey: Circular Music No. 5
Pauline Oliveros: Breaking Boundaries
https://www.facebook.com/events/496048824093468
teodora.stepancic.com
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

SUNDAY, November 12
8:30 PM Marc Ribot Solo
Compositions By Casseus, Zorn And Cage
Marc Ribot (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, November 14
8:30 PM Mephista with special guest Jim Staley
Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Susie Ibarra (drums) Jim Staley (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, November 14
8:30 PM & 10:30 PM Gnostic Trio (John Zorn’s Masada: Book Three)
Bill Frisell (guitar) Kenny Wollesen (vibes) Carol Emanuel (harp)
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $33

WEDNESDAY, November 15
8PM Loren Connors & Oren Ambarchi Duo

http://issueprojectroom.org/event/loren-connors-oren-ambarchi-duo
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $15 – $20

WEDNESDAY, November 15
8:30 PM Zeena Parkins (harp) duo with Magda Mayas (piano)
Sam Yulsman/Brandon Lopez duo follow afterwards
VENUE: Milbank Chapel @ Teacher’s College at Columbia University
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, November 16
8:30 PM Abraxas (John Zorn’s Masada: Book Three)
Eyal Maoz (guitar) Aram Bajakian (guitar) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums)
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $33

THURSDAY, November 16
8 PM Composer Portraits: Marcos Balter
International Contemporary Ensemble

http://www.millertheatre.com/events/marcos-balter
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20-30

THURSDAY, November 16
8:30 PM Quartet
Ikue Mori (electronics) Zeena Parkins (harp) Fast Forward (percussion) Cyro Baptista (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, November 17
8:30 PM Ikue Mori, Ned Rothenberg, Magda Mayas, Tony Buck and Billy Martin
Ikue Mori (electronics) Ned Rothenberg (reeds) Billy Martin (drums) Magda Mayas (piano) Tony Buck (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, November 17
9PM La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela
Dream House concert
http://www.melafoundation.org/calendar.htm
VENUE: Mela Foundation
ADMISSION: $36

FRIDAY, November 17
8:30 PM The Secret Quartet: Cornelius Dufallo, Jennifer Choi (violins) Lev Zhurbin (viola) Yves Dharamraj (cello) Earle Brown-String Quartet / Lev Zhurbin – Culai / Trevor Dunn- String Quartet
VENUE: The Stone at New School
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, November 17
8:30 pm Ikue Mori, Ned Rothenberg, Magda Mayas and Billy Martin
Ikue Mori (electronics) Ned Rothenberg (reeds) Billy Martin (drums) Magda Mayas (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, November 18
5 PM & 8 PM All-Erik Satie Program
Uspud and Socrate
Barbara Hannigan (voice), Reinbert de Leeuw (piano)
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/recital_series_barbara_hannigan
VENUE: Board of Officers Room (Park Avenue Armory)
ADMISSION: $75

SATURDAY, November 18
8:30 PM Magda Mayas (piano) solo and with C Spencer Yeh (violin and voice)
VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, November 18
8:30 PM Trio
Ikue Mori (electronics) Okkyung Lee (cello) George Lewis (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, November 18
8:30 & 10:30 Banquet Of The Spirits (John Zorn’s Masada: Book Three)
Brian Marsella (piano) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Tim Keiper (drums) Cyro Baptista (percussion)
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $33

SUNDAY, November 19
8:30 & 10:30 Zion 80 (John Zorn’s Masada: Book Three)
Frank London (trumpet) Greg Wall (tenor sax) Jessica Lurie (bari sax, flute) Zach Mayer (bari sax) Brian Marsella (organ) Yoshie Fruchter (guitar), Jon Madof (guitar) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Yuval Lion (drums) Marlon Sobol (percussion) Special guest: John Zorn (saxophone)
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $33

SUNDAY, November 19
8:30 PM Stone Benefit Improv Night
Ikue Mori (electronics) John Zorn (sax) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, November 28
7:30PM BAC Salon: Pauline Oliveros
IONE + International Contemporary Ensemble in an Evening of Music + Conversation
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, November 29
9:00PM Susie Ibarra and Dream Time Ensemble –  Perception

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/susie-ibarra-park-church-co-op-november-29th-2017/
Claudia Acuña-vocals
Jennifer Choi- violin
Yves Dharamraj-cello
Jake Landau- keyboards and guitar
Yuka Honda -electronics
Susie Ibarra – drumset & percussion
Special guests TBA.
VENUE: Park Church Co-op: 129 Russell St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
ADMISSION: $15 – 20

NYC Calendar October 2017

WEDNESDAY, October 4
8:30 pm Peter Evans and Levy Lorenzo duo
Levy Lorenzo (percussion, electronics) Peter Evans (trumpets)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THU-FRI, October 5-6
7:30PM BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev
Program:
G.P. Telemann: Fantasia TWV 40:14 for solo violin
S. Farrin: l’onde della non vostra for solo oboe
G.P. Telemann: Fantasia TWV 40:25 for solo violin
J. Wolfe: Retrieve for cello and double bass

S. Prokofiev: Quintet op.39 for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and double bass
http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/bac-salon-telemann-farrin-wolfe-prokofiev
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 6
8 PM Brooklyn Raga Massive perform Terry Riley’s “In C” (CD Release Party)
http://lpr.com/lpr_events/brooklyn-raga-massive-terry-riley-in-c-october-6th-2017/
VENUE: (le) poisson rouge
ADMISSION: $20-$30

FRIDAY October 6
8:30PM Cyro Baptista
Banquet Of The Spirits: Cyro Baptista (percussion) Tim Keiper (drums) Brian Marsella (keyboards) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass)
VENUE: The Stone At The New School
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY October 6
7 PM The Art Ensemble of Chicago
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/the-art-ensemble-of-chicago
VENUE: Miller Theatre
ADMISSION: Sold Out

FRIDAY October 6
8 PM Recomposing Art VII: The Strange Library (of Babel)
Mivos Quartet will perform the U.S. premiere of the seventh installment of Bojan Vuletic’s ongoing cycle Recomposing Art (2011-), which takes inspiration from Haruki Murakami’s novel The Strange Library and Jorge Luis Borges’ short story “The Library of Babel.”
Anna Kristin Webber, saxophone, flute
Nate Wooley, trumpet
Matt Moran, vibraphone
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY–SATURDAY, October 6–7
7:30 PM John Zorn: The Bagatelles
Bagatelles Quintet
John Zorn, sax
Dave Douglas, trumpet
Greg Cohen, bass
Calvin Weston, drums
Dave Lombardo, drums
Sylvie Courvoisier And Mark Feldman
Mark Feldman, violin
Sylvie Courvoisier, piano

Mary Halvorson Quartet
Mary Halvorson, guitar
Miles Okazaki, guitar
Drew Gress, bass
Tomas Fujiwara, drums
Matt Mitchell Trio
Matt Mitchell, piano
Kim Cass, bass
Dan Weiss, drums
Erik Friedlander-Jay Campbell Duo
Erik Friedlander, cello
Jay Campbell, cello
Peter Evans Solo
Peter Evans, trumpet
And more…
http://tickets.nyu.edu/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=6297
http://tickets.nyu.edu/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=6298
VENUE: NYU Skirball
ADMISSION: $50-$90

FRIDAY–SATURDAY, October 6–7
8 PM Répons
Pierre Boulez, Composer
Andrew Gerzso, IRCAM Computer Music Design
Ensemble intercontemporain
Samuel Favre, Gilles Durot, Percussion
Dmitri Vassilakis, Hidéki Nagano, Piano
Frédérique Cambreling, Harp
Luigi Gaggero, Cymbalum
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Gilbert Nouno,IRCAM Computer Music Production
Jérémie Henrot,IRCAM Computer Engineer
Pierre Audi, mise-en-space
Urs Schönebaum, lighting designer
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/repons
VENUE: Wade Thompson Drill Hall (PARK AVENUE ARMORY)
ADMISSION: starts at $40

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, October 6-8
3 PM and 8PM The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects
The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects is developed closely in collaboration with ICE over the course of two years
http://harvardmagazine.com/2017/09/ashley-fure
VENUE: Alexander Kasser Theatre (1 Normal Ave., Montclair, NJ)
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 6 and SATURDAY, October 14
9 PM Jung Hee Choi, Tonecycle for Blues Base 30Hz, 2:3:7 Ensemble Version with 4:3 and 7:6
The Sundara All-Star Band:
La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Jon Catler, fretless guitar
Hansford Rowe, fretless bass
Naren Budhkar, tabla
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-sundara-all-star-band-tickets-37778764301
VENUE: MELA Foundation Dream House
ADMISSION: $28-36

SATURDAY, October 7
8:30PM Cyro Baptista Solo:
Cyro Baptista (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone At The New School
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 7
9 PM Perelman/ Shipp duo
Ivo Perelman – tenor sax
Matthew Shipp – piano
VENUE: Arts For Art
ADMISSION: $20-$12

SUNDAY, October 8
8PM Evil Nigger Part V: A Five Part Performance For Julius Eastman By Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste and Lamont Hamilton
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $5/Free

SUNDAY, October 8
9PM TipRingSleeve
Craig Taborn – piano
Tomeka Reid – cello
Ches Smith – drums, percussion
VENUE: Arts For Art
ADMISSION: $20-$12

WEDNESDAY, October 11
8 PM Ches Smith: Laugh Ash
Ches Smith – Percussion and Electronics
Jennifer Choi – Violin
Anna Webber – Flutes
Nate Wooley – Trumpet
Oscar Noriega – Clarinets
Michael Nicolas – Cello
Eli Crews – Live Sound Manipulation
http://roulette.org/event/ches-smith-laugh-ash/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

THURSDAY, October 12
8:30 PM Ben Goldberg, Tim Berne, Mike Formanek, Kenny Wollesen
Ben Goldberg (clarinet) Tim Berne (sax) Mike Formanek (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 14
9 PM Jung Hee Choi, Tonecycle for Blues Base 30Hz, 2:3:7 Ensemble Versio with 4:3 & 7:6
The Sundara All-Star Band:
La Monte Young, voice
Marian Zazeela, voice
Jung Hee Choi, voice
Jon Catler, fretless guitar
Hansford Rowe, fretless bass
Naren Budhkar, tabla
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-sundara-all-star-band-tickets-37778764301
VENUE: MELA Foundation Dream House
ADMISSION: $28-36

SATURDAY, October 14
9:30 PM HIBRIDOS Screening and Live Score
Trance-cinematic exploration of rituals in Brazil
with Live Score by Vincent Moon and Priscilla Telmon
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $15/$20

TUESDAY, October 17
10PM Aaron Novik- electric clarinet
Ava Mendoza- guitar
Kurt Kotheimer- bass
Sam Ospovat- drums
https://www.facebook.com/events/1577971972226214
VENUE: Muchmore’s
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, October 18
8:30 PM Chris Corsano, Okkyung Lee and Ches Smith
Chris Corsano, Ches Smith (drums, percussion) Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, October 19
8 PM JACK Quartet: Soundscape America
Repertoire:
Cenk Ergün Sonare (2014-15)
Erin Gee Mouthpiece XXII (2014)
Mark Applebaum Darmstadt Kindergarten (2015)
Anthony Braxton Selections from compositions
Elliott Carter String Quartet No. 2 (1959)
Morton Feldman Structures for String Quartet (1951)

http://www.millertheatre.com/events/jack-quartet-soundscape-america
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20-$30

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, October 20–21
3 PM and 7.30 PM  Meredith Monk, Dancing Voices
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
Meredith Monk, voice, composer, and director
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
Francisco J. Núñez, artistic director
Elizabeth Núñez, associate artistic director
Katie Geissinger, voice
Allison Sniffin, voice and piano
American Contemporary Music Ensemble

http://www.lincolncenter.org/white-light-festival/show/dancing-voices
VENUE: Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $35-65

SATURDAY, October 21
8 PM JACK Quartet: Soundscape America
Repertoire
Natacha Diels Nightmare for JACK (a ballet) (2013)
Marcos Balter Chambers (2011)
John Zorn Necronomicon (2003)
Gloria Coates String Quartet No. 8 (2001/2002)
Ruth Crawford Seeger String Quartet 1931 (1931)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/soundscape-america-concert-two
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20-$30

SATURDAY, October 21
8:30 PM “Throw A Glass” plays Artemisia
Artemisia, a new hypnotic, absinthe-inspired project that will be released in 2018.
Erik Friedlander (cello) Uri Caine (piano) Ches Smith (drums) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass)
VENUE: The Stone At The New School
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 21
8:30 PM Liberty Ellman and Okkyung Lee
Liberty Ellman (guitar) Okkyung Lee (cello, composition)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, October 23
7:30 PM Ensemble Connect
Program:
Bernstein Clarinet Sonata
Missy Mazzoli Still Life With Avalanche
Copland Sextet
Steve Reich Different Trains

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/10/20/0800/PM/Ensemble-Connect/
VENUE: Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall
ADMISSION: check with the venue

WEDNESDAY, October 25
7 PM Taka Kigawa, piano
Galuppi: Sonata No. 5 in C major
Marco Stroppa: Miniature Estrose
Berio: Six Encores
Berio: Sonata
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/taka-kigawa-piano
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, October 25
8:30 PM Imogai
Ned Rothenberg (shakuhachi, reeds, flutes) Billy Martin (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

Sunday, October 29
8 PM Annea Lockwood, Aki Onda, and Akio Suzuki
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $20 General / $15 Members

MONDAY, October 30
8 PM Charmaine Lee: Ceremony with Conrad Tao // Duo with Nate Wooley

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$20

TUESDAY, October 31
7:30PM Gidon Kremer Preludes to a Lost Time (Imaginary Dialogues)
Program:
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: 24 Preludes, Op. 100 (transcribed from cello to violin by Gidon Kremer)
Photographs by Antanas Sutkus.
http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/gidon-kremer
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $25

Tuesday, October 31
8 PM Cluster Ensemble Plays Philip Glass: Music with Changing Parts
http://roulette.org/event/philip-glass-music-with-changing-parts/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

NYC Calendar September 2017

FRIDAY, September 1
8:30 PM A Stone Benefit
John Zorn (sax) Marty Ehrlich (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Joe Morris (guitar) Nels Cline (guitar) Erik Friedlander (cello) Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) Jim Staley (trombone) Tomas Fujiwara (drums) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone at the New School
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, September 2
8:30 PM A Stone Benefit
John Zorn (sax) Bill Frisell (guitar) Okkyung Lee (cello) Ikue Mori (electronics) Cyro Baptista (percussion) Uri Caine (piano) Tomas Fujiwara (drums) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone at the New School
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, September 3
8:30 PM ProofReaders play “Ornette On Tenor”
Trevor Dunn (bass) Anna Webber (tenor sax) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Ryan Sawyer (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, September 5 – SATURDAY, September 9
11 AM-5 PM Prismatic Park: Matana Roberts

Open studio
https://www.facebook.com/events/433914206980353
VENUE: Madison Square Park
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, September 5
8PM 9/5/FIVE/105 – A celebration of John Cage’s 105th birthday
Curated performance of all five of Cage’s FIVE compositions (FIVE, FIVE2,FIVE3,FIVE4,FIVE5,) in a chance determined 80 minute performance featuring Will Lang, The Rhythm Method Quartet, Carlos Cordeiro, Jude Traxler, Gibson, and lighting design by Kryssy Wright
http://thewildproject.com/performances/2017-John-Cage.shtml
VENUE: Wild Project
ADMISSION: $10/15

WEDNESDAY, September 6
7:30 PM Resonant Bodies 2017: Hai-Ting Chinn, Joan La Barbara, Odeya Nini

7:30pm ó Hai-Ting Chinn
8:15pm ó Joan La Barbara
9:20pm ó Odeya Nini
http://roulette.org/event/resonant-bodies-2017-2/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20/15

SATURDAY, September 9
2PM William Parker – strings, reeds
Cooper-Moore – made instruments
4PM Steve Swell – trombone
TA Thompson – drums
William Parker – bass
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: Children’s Magical Garden, 129 Stanton St
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, September 9
8PM Trevor Dunn&Sannety/Coleman&Chase/Mark Morgan/Marcheschi/Sidnam
VENUE: H0L0 (1090 Wyckoff Avenue, Ridgewood)
ADMISSION: $10, all to performers

SATURDAY, September 9
7.30PM + 9.30PM Tom Rainey trio

Tom Rainey, drums
Ingrid Laubrock, saxophone
Mary Halvorson, guitar
sets at 7.30pm + 9.30pm
each set: $22/$12 members
VENUE: jazz gallery
ADMISSION: $22/$12

SUNDAY, September 10
6PM: Thomas Helton And Michael Bisio, ContraBass Duo
7pm: DOU B 2: Lisa Mezzacappa / Josh Sinton / Aaron Novik / Jason Levis- Two Bass Clarinets / Acoustic Bass / Drums
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, September 13
7 PM Captured by the Spirit: Reflections on Trance Experience
Steve Dalachinsky, poetry | Aaron Novik, clarinet | Vincent Moon, films | Asmaa Guedira, words | Konstantine Lunarine, photography
VENUE: Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop
ADMISSION: Suggested $10

WEDNESDAY, September 13
8PM Radical Context: Thollem & Friends
Thollem quartet with Ravish Momin (Tarana), Yuka C Honda (Cibo Matto), Laura Ortman (Apache Violin) and Radical Empathy Trio with Michael Wimberly (Charles Gayle) and Nels Cline (Wilco)
http://pioneerworks.org/programs/radical-context/
VENUE: pioneer works
ADMISSION: $15/$18

THURSDAY, September 14
8:30PM Zeena Parkins, Hirsch/Bernstein/Smith, Talibam!+Stabinsky/Nelson
https://www.facebook.com/events/1929704870688198/
VENUE: H0L0 1090 Wyckoff Avenue, Ridgewood
ADMISSION: $10, all to performers

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, September 15 – 16
7 and 9.30 PM Fred Hersch, Kurt Elling & Kate McGarry: Leaves of Grass
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/fred-hersch-kurt-elling-and-kate-mcgarry-leaves-of-grass
VENUE: The Appel Room (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION:  $33.75 – $80

SATURDAY, September 16
8:30 PM Mark Feldman (violin), Sylvie Courvoisseur (piano), Ned Rothenber (reeds), Mark Dresser (bass)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, September 21
8PM Sylvie Courvoisier and Mary Halvorson

VENUE: The Owl
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, September 22
8PM Brandon Lopez, Ingrid Laubrock & Tom Rainey // Sarah Bernstein Quartet
VENUE: The Owl
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, September 22
8 PM Henry Threadgill: Pulitzer Nights
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/henry-threadgill-pulitzer-nights

VENUE: Rose Theater (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: From $20

SATURDAY, September 23
4:30PM Brandon Lopez – solo bass
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: Corlears Hook Park, 397 FDR Drive
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, September 23
7.30pm + 9.30pm Michael Formanek quartet
Michael Formanek ñ bass
Tony Malaby ñ saxophone
Kris Davis ñ piano
Dan Weiss ñ drums
VENUE: jazz gallery
ADMISSION: $22/$12

SUNDAY, September 24
1:30PM Ingrid Laubrock – tenor sax, Tom Rainey – drum
2:30PM Miriam Parker – dance, William Parker – music
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: First St Green, 33 E. 1st St
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, September 27
8PM Joelle Leandre & Mat Maneri
http://www.galeriezurcher.com/spip.php?page=article&id_article=1497
VENUE: At Zürcher Gallery (33 Bleecker Street, NY)
ADMISSION: $15 cover charge

WEDNESDAY, September 27
8:15PM Bobby Kapp All Star Quartet featuring Ivo Perleman’s HepTaCon
Bobby Kapp – Drums
Ivo Perelman – Saxophone
Matthew Shipp – Piano
William Parker – Bass
https://tockify.com/fortunasung/detail/409/1506557700000
VENUE: shapeshifter lab
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, September 28
8PM Guy Klucevsek
VENUE: The Stone at Russ and Daughters cafe
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, September 28
8PM Kazuhisa Uchihashi: FLECT ft. Ikue Mori + Shelley Hirsch
Kazuhisa Uchihashi ñ Electric Guitars + Daxophone
Ikue Mori ñ Electronics + Laptop
Shelley Hirsch ñ Vocals
http://roulette.org/event/kazuhisa-uchihashi-flect-ft-ikue-mori-shelley-hirsch/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20/15

FRIDAY, September 29
8PM FOR: Works by Christian Wolff, Ashley Fure, Annea Lockwood / Christian Wolff & Michael Pisaro Duo
Christian Wolff: For Trumpet Player ñ Nate Wooley Trumpet (25í)
Ashley Fure: Shiver Lung 2 ñ Ross Karre Percussion (10í)
Intermission
Christian Wolff/Michael Pisaro Duo ñ Christian Wolff (Small Percussion) / Michael Pisaro (Electric Guitar) (15í)
Annea Lockwood: Bayou-Borne, for Pauline Christian Wolff (Percussion), Ross Karre (Percussion), Nate Wooley (Trumpet), Michael Pisaro (Electric Guitar), Megan Schubert (Soprano Voice), Jessica Pavone (Viola) (20í)
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/works-christian-wolff-ashley-fure-annea-lockwood-christian-wolff-michael-pisaro-duo
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15

NYC Calendar August 2017

TUESDAY, August 1
8 PM Time Spans 2017
Talea Ensemble
Mayu Hirano, Bloom, for ensemble (2017)
Hunjoo Jung, GESTALT I: Discursive Unities (2017)
Chaya Czernowin, Ayre: Towed (2016)
Jason Thorpe Buchanan, Psychasthenia B: Panic Architecture (2017)
Martin Bauck, nightmares. Bonaria (2017)
Steven Takasugi, Diary of a Lung (2017)
VENUE: Mary Flagler Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10-20 or festival pass ($ 50)

TUESDAY, August 1
8:30 PM Zeena Parkins (harp), Miya Masaoka (koto), Myra Melford (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, August 2
10 PM Sō Percussion
works by John Cage, Viet Cuong, and Caroline Shaw.
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/s-percussion
VENUE: Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $45

THURSDAY, August 3
8 PM Time Spans 2017
JACK quartet
John Luther Adams: Everything That Rises (2017)
VENUE: Mary Flagler Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10-20 or festival pass ($ 50)

FRIDAY, August 4
7 PM 10,000 to One with Adam Tendler
http://rubinmuseum.org/events/event/sound-10000-to-one-08-04-2017

Adam Tendler, piano
Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes
31’57.9864 for a pianist (1954)
34’46.776″ for a pianist (1954)
45′ for a speaker (1954)
0’00” (1962)
One (1987).
https://www.facebook.com/events/438225876559652
VENUE: Rubin Museum of Art
ADMISSION: $18

FRIDAY, August 4
8 PM Time Spans 2017
Bozzini quartet
Jürg Frey, Unhörbare Zeit (2004-06)
(string quartet and percussion)
Jürg Frey, Streichquartett 3 (2010-2014)

VENUE: Mary Flagler Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10-20 or festival pass ($ 50)

SATURDAY, August 5
8 PM Time Spans 2017
Talea Ensemble, Mollena Williams-Haas, storyteller, text
Georg Friedrich Haas, Hyena (2016)
VENUE: Mary Flagler Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10-20 or festival pass ($ 50)

TUESDAY, August 8
10:30 PM Good for Cows: Devin Hoff, bass | Ches Smith, drums

VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, August 10
8:30 PM Connors Carter Dalachinsky|Gibson Mori Watson| Chase Parkins
https://www.facebook.com/events/286692411805765
VENUE: 1090 Wyckoff Ave, Ridgewood
ADMISSION: $10 all to performers

MONDAY, August 14
7:30 PM How Forests Think
Pauline Oliveros’s ritualistic Earth Ears, Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Aequilibria, and the immersive sound world of Liza Lim’s How Forests Think.
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/how-forests-think
VENUE: Merkin Concert Hall (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $30

TUESDAY, August 15
7 PM Aaron Novik’s O O with Dina Maccabee and Ava Mendoza
https://www.facebook.com/events/116806345606440
VENUE: The Silent Barn
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, August 18
8:30PM VCR: Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ken Vandermark (sax) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Tom Rainey (drums)
VENUE: The Stone at the New School
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, August 18
8:30 & 9:30 PM Hermione Johnson, Susan Alcorn, Ingrid Laubrock, Leila Bordreuil

VENUE: ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, August 19
8:30PM Sylvie Courvoisier TRIO: Sylvie Courvoisier (piano, composition), Kenny Wollesen (drums), Drew Gress ( bass)

VENUE: The Stone at the New School
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, August 20
8:30 PM Abraxas — Psychomagia

Aram Bajakian (guitar), Eyal Maoz (guitar), Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (electric bass), Kenny Grohowski (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, August 26
8:30 PM Malaby, Kolker, Piket, Greene, Mintz
Tony Malaby – tenor saxophone
Adam Kolker – tenor saxophone
Roberta Piket – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass
Billy Mintz – drums
VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, August 22 – SUNDAY, August 27
Prismatic Park: Shelley Hirsch
http://blankforms.org/events/prismatic-park-shelley-hirsch/

VENUE: Madison Square Park
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, August 31
8 PM Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz
VENUE: The Stone at Russ and Daughters Cafe
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, August 31
8 PM Chamber Music
Jennifer Choi (violin) Carla Kihlstedt (violin) William Hakim (viola) Andrea Lee (cello) Vicki Chow (piano)
“String Quartet no 1” and Nocturnes for piano.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15