NYC Calendar May 2022

SUNDAY, May 1
6:30pm DMG 31st Anniversary Celebration
Featuring Gary Lucas / Elliott Sharp / Joel Harrison
Solo Guitar Sets, Book Signings & Jam
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: RSVP

TUESDAY, May 3
7pm Look + Listen Festival: Looking Back
Jason Treuting + Eric Cha-Beach, percussion
Pauline Oliveros Tuning Meditation + Rolling Meditation
Jen Shyu, voice, Taiwanese moon lute, piano
Jen Shyu – Excerpts from Zero Grasses: Ritual for the Losses
Patricia Spencer, flute
Noel Da Costa – Blue-Tune Verses
Joan Tower – For Marianne
Chen Yi – Three Bagatelles from China West, performed with Chen Tao, dizi
Mikael Darmanie, piano
George Crumb – Processional
JACK Quartet
Elliott Carter – String Quartet No. 2
VENUE: The Invisible Dog Art Center (51 Bergen Street Brooklyn, NY)
ADMISSION: Free, RSVP

TUESDAY, May 3
7:30pm The Innovators: Debussy to Crumb
Debussy “Harmonie du soir” from Cinq poèmes de Charles Baudelaire for Voice and Piano (1890)
Debussy “Fantoches” from Fêtes galantes for Voice and Piano (1903)
Debussy “Clair de lune” from Fêtes galantes for Voice and Piano (1903)
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring for Piano, Four Hands (1911–13)
Ives “Ann Street” for Voice and Piano (1921)
Ives “Evening” for Voice and Piano (1921)
Ives “Dreams” for Voice and Piano (1897)
Ives “The Housatonic at Stockbridge” for Voice and Piano (arr. 1921)
Crumb Ancient Voices of Children for Soprano, Boy Soprano, Oboe, Mandolin, Harp, Piano, and Percussion (1970)
VENUE: Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: from $34

TUESDAY- SUNDAY, May 3 – 8
8pm and 10pm Joe Lovano: Trio Tapestry
Joe Lovano – Saxophones
Marilyn Crispell – Piano
Carmen Castaldi – Drums
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $40

WEDNESDAY, May 4
8pm 2022 MATA Festival
Michele Cheng: Doyennes Diaries
Fernanda Navarro
Nyokabi Kariũki: The Colour of Home
Laura Brackney: Knots
Shara Lunon: Why I Believe Womyn
Nina Fukuoka: Sugar, Spice, and All Things Nice
Chris Ryan Williams: Of Yours
Hakan Ulus: Auslöschung II*
International Contemporary Ensemble
Chris Ryan Williams, trumpet
Shara Lunon, voice
Lester St. Louis, cello
Luke Stewart, bass
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, May 5
7PM Nights of the Ravished Limbs: Anthony Coleman, Mark Helias / Tim Berne, Malaby/Sanchez/Rainey
https://www.viewcy.com/e/anthony_coleman
https://www.viewcy.com/e/mark_helias__tim_ber
https://www.viewcy.com/e/malabysanchezrainey

VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20 per set/$45-3 sets

THURSDAY, May 5
8pm 2022 MATA Festival
Program:
Vicente Hansen: Beauchamp-Feuillet N.2
Cameron Graham: Life in Pink
Jess Rowland: Music for Cell Phone and Piano
Naftali Schindler: Chants, Pastorals, and Antiphons of the New Moon
Mengmeng Wang: The sounds I can hear when I miss you
June Young Will Kim: Black, Emerald
Hakan Ulus: Auslöschung II*
International Contemporary Ensemble
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, May 5
8pm Soloist | Josh Perry
Works for percussion by Seong Ae Kim, Adam Mirza, Rick Burkhard and Ted Moore
with Piero Guimaraes, percussion
VENUE: Mise-En_Place
ADMISSION: free

THURSDAY, May 5
8:30pm Bells I and II: Solo woodwind performance
Marty Ehrlich (solo woodwinds) Erica Hunt (poetry)
Percussion and woodwind choir soundscape recording by Marty Ehrlich, Malinke Elliott, and Julius Hemphill with guest poet Erica Hunt.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, May 6
7pm False Harmonics #9
Lea Bertucci: Premiere of “Of Shadow and Substance” for ensemble with Henry Fraser, Lester St. Louis, Lucia Starvos & Matt Evans and duo with Olivia Block

VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $20-$45

FRIDAY, May 6
7:30pm Osvaldo Golijov: Falling Out of Time
Program:
Osvaldo Golijov, Falling Out of Time (NY Premiere)
Performers:
Dan Brantigan, Trumpet
Shawn Conley, Bass
Nicholas Cords, Viola
Biella da Costa, Vocals
Nora Fischer, Vocals
Jeremy Flower, Electronics and Guitar
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin
Karen Ouzounian, Cello
Yoni Rechter, Vocals
Shane Shanahan, Percussion
Mazz Swift, Violin
Wu Man, Pipa
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $38 -$45

WEDNESDAY, May 11
8pm John Zorn: Three Premieres
Sigil Magick: A Curious and Detailed Exposition of Sigils, Signs, and Hieroglyphs Peculiar to the Occult Orders, Hermetic Brotherhoods, and Dark Mystery Schools of the Late Middle Ages
for string quintet (2020)
Jack Quartet
Michael Nicolas – cello
The Gas Heart, a mini opera for 2 celli and 2 percussionists (2020)
Jay Campbell – cello, voice
Michael Nicolas – cello, voice
Sae Hashimoto – percussion, voice
Ches Smith – percussion, voice
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics That Will Be Able to Present Itself as a Science
for string sextet (2020)
Jack Quartet
Yura Lee – viola
Michael Nicolas – cello
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $35

THURSDAY, May 12
7pm The Orchestra Now New Voices From the 1930s
Program:
Still, Dismal Swamp
Carlos Chávez, Piano Concerto
Lutosławski, Symphonic Variations
Hartmann, Symphony No. 1
Performers
The Orchestra Now
Leon Botstein, Conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, Piano
Frank Corliss, Piano
VENUE: Stern Auditorium (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $12.50-60

FRIDAY, May 13
8:30pm Archipelago X
Ikue Mori (electronics) Brian Marsella (piano, keyboards) Sae Hashimoto (vibraphone, percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, May 14
8pm Friends of Guy: Guy Klucevsek 75th Birthday Celebration
Alan Bern, accordion and piano
Bachtopus Accordion Ensemble (Robert Duncan, Peter Flint, Mayumi Miyaoka and Jeanne Velonis)
Will Holshouser, accordion
Nathan Koci, accordion
Jenny Lin, piano
Todd Reynolds, violin
https://youtu.be/Cvkby7BXeW0
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, May 17
9pm & 10:15pm Roy Nathanson Birthday Show (w/Special Guests!)

VENUE: bar lunatico
ADMISSION: $10

WEDNESDAY, May 18
8PM gabby fluke-mogul, Nava Dunkelman, Ava Mendoza, Zeena Parkins: Rue
gabby fluke-mogul: violin
Nava Dunkelman: percussion
Ava Mendoza: electric guitar
Zeena Parkins: electric harp
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20/$25

May 18-21
7:30pm Wings of Iron
Donna Uchizono Company
music: okkyung lee
lighting design: Joe Levasseur
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $25

THURSDAY, May 19
7:30pm Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields
Performers:
Bang on a Can All-Stars
·· Robert Black, Bass
·· Vicky Chow, Piano
·· David Cossin, Percussion
·· Arlen Hlusko, Cello and Voice
·· Mark Stewart, Guitar and Voice
·· Ken Thomson, Clarinets
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Lidiya Yankovskaya, Conductor
Jeff Sugg, Scenography and Projection Design
VENUE: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $45 – $60

THURSDAY, May 19
7pm Peter Evans & Elias Stemeseder
Elias Stemeseder is a pianist, keyboardist
Peter Evans is a trumpet
VENUE: Austrian Cultural Forum
ADMISSION: Free– RSVP required

MAY 19 – JUN 10
Philip Glass, Akhnaten
VENUE: The Metropolitan Opera
ADMISSION: $47-390

THURSDAY, May 19
8pm Susan Alcorn & Catherine Sikora
Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), Catherine Sikora (saxophone)
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, May 19
8:30pm Trio
Ben Goldberg (clarinet) Michael Formanek (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, May 20
8:30 pm Ben Goldberg’s Euphemystical Vibraphonium
Ben Goldberg (clarinet) Andrew Stephens (trumpet) Kenny Wollesen (electric vibraphone) Ches Smith (vibraphone) Ryan Ferreira (electric guitar) Michael Coleman (keyboards) Thomas Morgan (bass) Hamir Atwal (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, May 21
1pm & 3pm New York Keys
World premiere by Erika Dohi, Julius Eastman’s Gay Guerilla,
Paul Kerekes’s bloom, and an original arrangement of Philip Glass’s Part 9 from Music in Twelve Parts
VENUE: Nolan Park, Governors Island
ADMISSION: free

SATURDAY, May 21
7.30pm + 9.30pm Angelica Sanchez Trio
Angelica Sanchez -piano
Michael Formanek -bass
Billy Hart -drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10 -$35

SUNDAY, May 22
3pm John Zorn’s New Masada Quartet
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $40

TUESDAY, May 24
8pm Ikue Mori: Tracing the Magic
Charmaine Lee: vocal/electronics
Ikue Mori: electronics
Sylvie Courvoisier: piano
Ned Rothenberg: clarinet, shakuhachi
David Watson: bagpipe/guitar
Sae Hashimoto: percussion

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, May 24 -SUNDAY, May 29
8pm and 10pm Kris Davis
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $40

WEDNESDAY, May 25
8:30 pm Creative construction in new and old bagpipe music
Taking a fresh look at “The Desperate Battle of the Birds”
Tom Chiu (violin) Alex Waterman (cello) David Watson (highland bagpipes)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, May 26
8PM Mariel Roberts/Tomas Fujiwara
VENUE: The Owl
ADMISSION: $12

THURSDAY, May 26
8PM International Contemporary Ensemble performs new works by Kate Gentile, Fay Victor, and Peter Evans
Kate Gentile: biome ii (2021, World Premiere)
Isabel Lepanto Gleicher, flute
Joshua Rubin, clarinet
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Matt Mitchell, piano
Josh Modney, violin
Ross Karre, percussion
Kate Gentile, drumset
Fay Victor: Sirens and Silences (2020)
Patrick Holmes, clarinet
Kalia Vandever, trombone
Mazz Swift, violin
Marika Hughes, cello
Fay Victor, conductor
Ars Sublitor
Peter Evans, brass, compositions
Mazz Swift, violin, voice
Alice Tessyier, flutes, voice
Ryan Muncy, saxophones
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20/$25

SATURDAY, May 28
8pm Tim Berne & Gregg Belisle-Chi

VENUE: The Owl
ADMISSION: TBD

SUNDAY, May 29
5pm Benefit for Ukraine Support
New Masada Quartet
John Zorn, Saxophone
Julian Lage, Guitar
Jorge Roeder, Bass
Tomas Fujiwara, Drums
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
Bill Frisell And Julian Lage
Bill Frisell, Guitar
Julian Lage, Guitar
Cyro Baptista And Glossolalia
Cyro Baptista, Percussion & Voice
Brian Narsella, Piano
Felipe Hostins, Accordion
Gil Oliveira, Drums
Laurie Anderson And John Zorn
Laurie Anderson, Violin, Voice, Keyboards
John Zorn, Saxophone
Adam O’farrill, Trumpet & Piano
Liany Mateo, Bass
Zack O’farrill, Drums
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Judi Sylvano, Voice
Joe Lovano, Saxophone
Bill Frisell, Guitar
Andrew Cyrille, Drums
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $50

TUESDAY, May 31
8pm Miles Okazaki “Trickster” Residency
Miles Okazaki – Guitar
Matt Mitchell – Piano
Anthony Tidd – Bass
Sean Rickman – Drums

VENUE: Seeds
ADMISSION: $TBD

NYC Calendar April 2022

FRIDAY, April 1
7PM The International Contemporary Ensemble
Chris Williams and Jessie Cox – solos and duos
Fay Victor and Rebekah Heller – duo project
Josh Modney – solo for violin and distortion pedal
Jessie Cox’s bassoon piece for Rebekah Heller, Sonic Cartographies
VENUE: Spectrum (481 Van Brunt, Door 7A)
ADMISSION: TBD

FRIDAY, April 1
8PM Benefit for Ukraine Relief
Meredith Monk’s “Happy Woman”
Fred Hersch Solo Piano
John Zorn’s Cobra
Matt Hollenberg, guitar
Wendy Eisenberg, guitar
Taylor Levine, guitar
Anthony Coleman, organ
Vadim Neselovskyi, piano
Jim Staley, trombone
Erik Friedlander, cello
Simon Hanes, bass
Trevor Dunn, bass
Ikue Mori, electronics
Kenny Grohowski, drums
Brian Chase, drums
John Zorn, prompter
Vadim Neselovskyi’s “Krai” And Odesa
Vadim Neselovskyi, piano

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $50

APRIL 1 – 20
Richard Strauss, Elektra
VENUE: The Metropolitan Opera
ADMISSION: $30-350

SATURDAY, April 2
7pm & 9pm Joan Jonas
Joan Jonas works in video, performance, installation, sound, text, sculpture, and drawing, collaborating with musicians and dancers on improvisational works for both museums and theatrical stages.

VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $45 (plus fees)

SATURDAY, April 2
8:30PM Jennifer Choi (violin) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Nick Dunston (bass) Ches Smith (drums, percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, April 4
7:30PM String Schemas
Daniel Reyes Llinas
Harvey Valdez
Elliott Sharp

VENUE: Scholes Street Studio
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, April 7
8pm Composer Portraits: Matana Roberts
Performers:
Matana Roberts composer/performer
Matt Lavelle bass clarinet and pocket trumpet
Stuart Bogie tenor saxophone
Geng/King Vision Ultra wordspeak/sampler
LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs wordspeak/electronics
Tomas Fujiwara drumset
International Contemporary Ensemble
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: starting at $20

THURSDAY, April 7 and FRIDAY, April 8
8PM Andy Akiho: Seven Pillars
Sandbox Percussion
Michael Joseph McQuilken
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $25

WEDNESDAY, April 13
7:30PM Julia Wolfe: Cruel Sister
Program:
Michael Gordon, Weather One
Julia Wolfe, With a Blue Dress On
Julia Wolfe, Cruel Sister
Performers:
Ensemble Signal
Brad Lubman, Music Director and Conductor
Tessa Lark, Violin
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $35

WEDNESDAY, April 13
8:30PM Ned Rothenberg and John Zorn

Ned Rothenberg (alto sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, shakuhachi) John Zorn (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, April 14
8:30PM Ned Rothenberg and Ikue Mori Duo

Ikue Mori (electronics) Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, April 14 and FRIDAY, April 15
7:30pm and 8pm Alarm Will Sound
John Luther Adams’ Ten Thousand Birds
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $45 (plus fees)

SATURDAY, April 16
8:30PM Crossings Quartet
Mary Halvorson (guitar) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Tomas Fujiwara (drums) Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, April 19
6:30PM Thomas Heberer / Joe Fonda / Joe Hertenstein
Trumpet / Contrabass / Drums

VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: free

THURSDAY, April 21
7:30 pm Bridges: JACK Quartet
Khyam Allami’s “Ma-a a-ba ud me-na-gin Ma-a di-di-in”
George Lewis’s “String Quartet 4.5,”
Patricia Alessandrini’s “A Complete History of Music (Volume 1)
VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $10-25

THURSDAY, April 21
8pm Composer Portraits: Thomas Meadowcroft
Performers:
Yarn/Wire

VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: starting at $20

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, April 22–23
8PM Charles Mingus Centennial Celebration
Featuring The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis
VENUE: Rose Theater
ADMISSION: $40-130

SATURDAY, April 23
9:30pm Kronos Quartet
Program:
George Crumb, Black Angels
Aleksandra Vrebalov, ilektrikés rímes (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Inti Figgis-Vizueta, music by yourself (NY Premiere)
Jonathan Berger / Harriet Scott, Chessman Suite from My Lai
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $65 to $80

SUNDAY, April 24
3PM John Zorn’s New Masada Quartet
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $45

TUESDAY, April 26
9PM and 11:30PM Eri Yamamoto/William Parker/Chad Fowler/Steve Hirsh
Chad Fowler, tenor saxophone
Eri Yamamoto, piano
William Parker, bass
Steve Hirsh, drums
VENUE: Bar Lunatico
ADMISSION: TBD

THURSDAY, April 28
7:30 pm Ecstatic Music: Amir ElSaffar’s “Rivers of Sound”

VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $10-25

THURSDAY, April 28
7.30PM and 9.30PM Peter Evans & Elias Stemeseder

VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10-$35

THURSDAY, April 28 – SATURDAY, April 30
7:30PM In C
Sasha Waltz & Guests
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Music by Terry Riley
Choreography by Sasha Waltz
VENUE: BAM
ADMISSION: $25-$75

FRIDAY, April 29
8PM Frank London’s ¡No Pasarán!
Frank London – trumpet, José Davila – trombone, Marcus Rojas – tuba and drums – tbd
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, April 30
2 pm Piano Dialogues: Phyllis Chen

VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $10-25

THURSDAY-SATURDAY, April 28-30
7pm Ukraine Freedom!
a 3-day celebration of Ukrainian music and culture
Performers include:
Frank London (trumpet)
Anthony Coleman (piano)
Rob Garcia (drums)
Julian Kytasty (bandura)
Pavlo Gintov (piano)
Alex Pryrodny (piano)
David Berkman (piano)
Andy Didorenko (violin) & Yuliya Basis (piano)
Valeriya Sholokhova (cello and electronics)
VENUE: Soapbox Gallery
ADMISSION: $25-50

FRIDAY, April 29 – SUNDAY, May 1
Long Play Festival 2022 – Bang on a Can
VENUE: Various Downtown Brooklyn venues
ADMISSION: $95-$350

NYC Calendar March 2022

Highlight of the month: Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival
Note that some changes in programming are possible because performers from Kyiv might not be able to travel.

WEDNESDAY, March 2
8:30pm Mariel Roberts (cello), Tomas Fujiwara (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, March 3
7:30pm Julia Wolfe: Steel Hammer
Performers:
Bang on a Can All-Stars
·· Arlen Hlusko, Cello
·· Robert Black, Bass
·· Vicky Chow, Piano and Melodica
·· David Cossin, Percussion
·· Mark Stewart, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Mountain Dulcimer, and Harmonica
·· Ken Thomson, Clarinets and Harmonica
Rebecca L. Hargrove, Vocalist
Sonya Headlam, Vocalist
Molly Netter, Vocalist
VENUE: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $35 to $45

THURSDAY, March 3
7:30pm Judith Hamann + Nora Fulton
“Loss,” a composition that instructs the artist to hum beyond the limits of their vocal range.
Judith Hamann (cello)
Nora Fulton (voice)

VENUE: Blank Forms (468 Grand Ave. #1D)
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, March 3
8pm Composer Portraits: Felipe Lara
Performers:
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
International Contemporary Ensemble
Vimbayi Kaziboni, conductor
Repertoire:
Chambered Spirals (2020)
Metafagote (2015) for solo amplified bassoon and six pre-recorded bassoons
written for and developed with Rebekah Heller
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, March 4
8pm Ekmeles: New Vocal Music from the Americas
Marc Sabat, Seeds of Skies Alibis
Hilda Paredes, Fragmentos de Altazor
Mauricio Kagel, Der Turm zu Babel
Tania León, De-Orishas
Personnel:
Charlotte Mundy, soprano
Joy Tamayo, soprano
Elisa Sutherland, mezzo soprano
Tim Keeler, countertenor
Nathaniel Barnett, tenor
Jeffrey Gavett, baritone and director
Steven Hrycelak, bass
VENUE: Saint Ignatius of Antioch
ADMISSION: free

FRIDAY, March 4
8:30pm Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double
Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet) Adam O’Farrill (trumpet) Mary Halvorson (guitar) Brandon Seabrook (guitar) Zack O’Farrill (drums) Tomas Fujiwara (drums)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

Saturday, March 5
7:30pm Judith Hamann
Continuing their inquiries into shaking and humming as expressive and embodied phenomena, cellist and composer Judith Hamann presents a selection of compositions from Shaking Studiesand “Humming Suite.”
VENUE: Blank Forms (468 Grand Ave. #1D)
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, March 6
6pm Duet Behavior 2022: Meredith Monk & John Hollenbeck
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $41.5

THURSDAY, March 10
8:30pm Anna Webber and Yuma Uesaka
1st Set:
Anna Webber’s Simple Trio
Anna Webber – tenor sax, flute
Matt Mitchell – piano
John Hollenbeck – drums
2nd Set:
Yuma Uesaka – solo clarinet

VENUE: Seeds
ADMISSION: TBD

THURSDAY, March 10
10pm Music of Dmitri Shostakovitch: Michael Bates’ Acrobat

Marty Ehrlich-clarinet
Mazz Swift-violin
Sara Schoenbeck-bassoon
Michael Bates-bass
Michael Sarin-drums
VENUE: The Owl
ADMISSION: TBD

WEDNESDAY, March 16
7pm Nicola Hein and Viola Yip

Experimental Intermedia Concert Series
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, March 18
7 pm Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Forest Song
Program:
Ivan Nebesnyy – Air Music 1/Wind Music
Zoltan Almashi – The echo from hitting the trunk of a dry mountain spruce in Rytsarka Gorna village
Anastasia Belitska – Rusalochka
Ostap Manulyak – Trees
Alla Zahaykevych – Nord/Ouest
Performers include: Ekmeles vocal ensemble, James Baker, Itay Lantner, Isabel Lepant Gleicher, Alice Teyssier, Laura Cocks, Gleb Kanasevich, Stella Saliei, Margarita Rovenskaya, Lindsey Eckenroth, Sean Statser
VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $15-25

SATURDAY, March 19
8 pm Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: In the Field
Program:
Zoltan Almashi – Carpathian Song
Yevhen Stankovych – Morning music
Myroslav Skoryk – Hutsul Triptych
Improvisations and Pieces by Strings Air Synthesis (duo SAS)
VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $15-25

SUNDAY, March 20
3 pm Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Anthropocene
Program:
Alexey Shmurak – Greenland for solo piano (performed by Steven Beck)
Roman Grygoriv and Illia Razumeiko – Chornobyldorf Partita
VENUE: Kaufman Music Center
ADMISSION: $15-25

SUNDAY, March 20
6:30pm Thollem Mcdonas, Michael Wimberley – Synth / Percussion

VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: Free

MONDAY, March 21
7:30pm Living Music with Nadia Sirota
The program includes works by Nico Muhly, Gabriella Smith, Julia Wolfe, Marcos Balter, and Andrew Norman.
VENUE: Chelsea Factory (547 West 26th Street)
ADMISSION: $10

March 22–30
Upload, an opera by Michel van der Aa
Composition, Director, Libretto, Michel van der Aa
Daughter, Julia Bullock
Father, Roderick Williams
Psychiatrist, Katja Herbers (film)
CEO, Ashley Zukerman (film)
Music Director, Otto Tausk
Orchestra, Ensemble Musikfabrik
Set & Lighting Design, Theun Mosk
Dramaturgy, Madelon Kooijman, Niels Nuijten
Director of Photography, Joost Rietdijk
Motion Capture and Real-Time Graphics, Darien Brito
VFX Supervisor & Fractal Artist, Julius Horsthuis
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: starting at $45

WEDNESDAY, March 23
1pm Wednesdays at One: Percussion Ensemble
Baljinder SEKHON Sun
Robert HONSTEIN An Index of Possibility
Joseph PEREIRA Mallet Quartet
John Luther ADAMS “Deep and Distant Thunder” from Three Drum Quartets
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Free

WEDNESDAY, March 23
7:30pm Decoda: Urgent Sounds
Program:
Alice Jones Dark is a way
Joy Guidry Y’all don’t wanna listen

Gilad Cohen The Last Battle of King Sorrow (World Premiere)
M. Hersch anonymous beneath the lemon trees (World Premiere)
Xiao Bao He “When We Are Poor” (NY Premiere)
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall
ADMISSION: $32 to $38

THURSDAY, March 24
7:30 pm New Milestones: Visions and Illuminations
Program:
Sofia Gubaidulina Quartet No. 4 for Strings with Tape (1993)
Anna Clyne Breathing Statues for String Quartet (2019) (CMS Co-Commission)
Joan Tower White Water for String Quartet (2011)
Jörg Widmann Jagdquartett for Strings (2003)
Calidore String Quartet
VENUE: Rose Studio/Lincoln Center
ADMISSION: from $35

FRIDAY, March 25
7:30 pm American Composers Orchestra: Sanctuary
Program:
Anna Clyne, Restless Oceans (Ny Premiere)
Hannah Kendall, Tuxedo: Vasco ‘De’ Gama (NY Premiere)
Dai Wei, Invisible Portals (World Premiere)
Paula Matthusen, Prophecy in Reverse (World Premiere)
Lisa Bielawa, Sanctuary (NY Premiere, Co-Commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Performers:
American Composers Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Conductor
Jennifer Koh, Violin
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $45 to $55

SATURDAY, March 26
8:30pm Brian Chase & Anthony Coleman – Record Release concert
Brian Chase (drums) Anthony Coleman (piano)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, March 30
8pm Brandon Lopez (bass), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor sax) and Tom Rainey (drums)
https://www.viewcy.com/e/brandon_lopez__ingri
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, March 30
8:30pm Ches Smith (drums, percussion), Craig Taborn (piano), Mat Maneri (viola), Bill Frisell (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, March 31
8:30pm Ches Smith Interpret It Well album release show
Ches Smith (drums, percussion), Craig Taborn (piano), Mat Maneri (viola), Bill Frisell (guitar)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

NYC Calendar February 2022

TUESDAY, February 1
7:30pm Quartetto di Cremona
Program:
Prokofiev Quartet No. 1 in B minor for Strings, Op. 50 (1930)
Weber Quintet in B-flat major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 34 (1811-15)
Schoenberg Quartet No. 1 in D minor for Strings, Op. 7 (1904-05)
VENUE: Alice Tully Hall
ADMISSION: from $34

TUESDAY, February 1
8pm Limited Resources 42
Jeremiah Cymerman, Mariel Roberts, and Mike Pride
https://jeremiahcymerman.bandcamp.com/album/citadels-sanctuaries
https://www.marielroberts.com
http://mikepride.com
Never (Jack Wright, Ben Bennett, and Zach Darrup)
VENUE: Freddy’s Bar and Backroom
ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, February 1- SUNDAY, February 6
8pm Tyshawn Sorey with Joe Lovano & Bill Frisell
Tyshawn Sorey – Drums
Joe Lovano – Reeds
Bill Frisell – Guitar
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $43

THURSDAY, February 3
7:30pm Ravi Coltrane: Duos
Ravi Coltrane (saxophone)
James Carney (piano), Allan Mednard (drums/percussion)
VENUE: Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (Symphony Space)
ADMISSION: $20-30

February 3, 22, 23 and 24
7:30pm Visionary Voices
Explore Balletic Boundaries with Three Vanguard Dancemakers
Music by Wayne Shorter, Béla Bartόk, Nico Muhly, James Blake, Jay-Z, and Kanye West
VENUE: David H. Koch Theater (New York City Ballet)
ADMISSION: $38

FRIDAY, February 4
7:30pm Ravi Coltrane’s Freedom Trio
Ravi Coltrane (saxophone), Nick Jozwiak (bass), and Savannah Harris (drums)
VENUE: Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (Symphony Space)
ADMISSION: $20-30

FRIDAY, February 4 and SATURDAY, February 5
7.30pm + 9.30pm Borderlands Trio CD release party
Kris Davis -piano
Stephan Crump -bass
Eric McPherson -drums
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10 – $35

SATURDAY, February 5
6pm Matt Darriau/Katie Down, Lyre Bird

Matt Darriau – Woodwinds, Toys
Katie Down – Litophone, Glass Harmonica, Flutes, Toys
Special guest tba..
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, February 5
7:30pm Cosmic Music: A Contemporary Exploration into the Music of John & Alice Coltrane
Ravi Coltrane (saxophone)
VENUE: Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (Symphony Space)
ADMISSION: $20-30

SUNDAY, February 6
3pm John Zorn’s New Masada Quartet
John Zorn – Saxophone
Julian Lage – Guitar
Jorge Roeder – Bass
Kenny Wollesen – Drums
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $43

SUNDAY, February 6
4pm The Solomon Diaries: Album Release Show
Sam Sadigursky – clarinet, compositions
Nathan Koci – accordion

VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, February 6
8pm Angelica Sanchez Trio with Michael Formanek and Billy Hart

Angelica Sanchez: piano/compositions
Michael Formanek: bass
Billy Hart: drums
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, February 10
8pm Yana Mann, Julian De La Chica
Julián De La Chica, 10 Poemas de Bar (World Premiere)
Julián De La Chica, Arias Florentinas (World Premiere)

VENUE: Weill Recital Hall
ADMISSION: $20 – $40

FRIDAY, February 11
8pm Ethan Iverson: Every Note is True
Ethan Iverson, piano
Larry Grenadier, bass
Nasheet Waits, percussion

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, February 12
6:30pm CD release concert for “Kenneth Jimenez / Stephen Gauci, Pandemic Duets”
Kenneth Jimenez – bass / Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone
7:15pm CD release concert for “Raf Vertessen / Stephen Gauci, Pandemic Duets”
Raf Vertessen – drums / Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone
8pm Gauci / Jimenez / Vertessen Trio

VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: suggested donation

SATURDAY, February 12
7.30pm + 9.30pm Ralph Alessi Quartet
Ralph Alessi -trumpet
Angelica Sanchez -piano
Chris Lightcap -bass
Tom Rainey -drums
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: 10 – $40

SATURDAY, February 12
8pm Zoh Amba Trio
Zoh Amba, Saxophone and flute
Henry Fraser, Bass
Marc Edwards, Drums
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, February 14
8pm Prism Quartet with Tony Arnold and Arturo O’Farrill: Mending Wall

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, February 15
7:30pm Treesearch
Kyle Motl – bass
Keir GoGwilt – violin
Brandon Lopez – solo bass
VENUE: Scholes Street Studio
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, February 15
6:30pm Joe Mcphee / Henry Fraser / Raf Vertessen
Reeds or Brass / Double Bass / Drums
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: suggested

THURSDAY, February 17
9 – 10pm E#3 = Elliott Sharp Trio
w/ Dave Hofstra – bass, Don McKenzie – drums
VENUE: Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3 (185 Orchard Street, New York)
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, February 17
9pm Sun Ra Arkestra
Marshall Allen, Director
with Special Guests
Kelsey Lu
Moor Mother
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $55-65

TUESDAY, February 22
6:30pm Nick Fraser / Mat Maneri / Brandon Lopez
Drums / Viola / Contrabass
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: suggested

THURSDAY, February 24
8pm Gyan Riley’s Elixir

Gyan Riley – electric guitar and ukulele; Taylor Levine – electric guitar; Greg Chudzik – bass and David Cossin – drums
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, February 24
7pm A Conversation & Buchla Demonstration with Morton Subotnick
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: Free with membership

FRIDAY, February 25
7.30pm + 9.30pm Elliott Sharp Aggregat Trio 70th Birthday Celebration
Elliott Sharp -saxophones, bass clarinet
Brandon Lopez -bass
Don McKenzie -drums
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10 – $35

FRIDAY, February 25
8:30pm Intimate Strangers
Sara Serpa (voice) Sofia Rei (voice) Aubrey Johnson (voice) Qasim Naqvi (modular synth) Matt Mitchell (piano) and a surprise guest
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, February 26
8:30pm World Premiere of CMA Jazz Works
Sara Serpa (voice) Ingrid Laubrock (saxophones) Angelica Sanchez (piano) Erik Friedlander (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, February 27
6 pm Duet Behavior 2022: Meredith Monk & John Hollenbeck
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $41.5

NYC Calendar December 2021

FRIDAY, December 3
8pm Acrobat, exploring Dmitri Shostakovich
Marty Ehrlich-clarinet; Mazz Swift-violin; Sara Schoenbeck-bassoon; Michael Bates-bass
Michael Sarin-drums

VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 4
8pm Kris Davis: Suite Charrière
Kris Davis: piano
Angela Sanchez: moog
Hidemi Akaiwa: microtonal koto/keyboards
Mat Maneri: viola
Trevor Dunn: bass
Sam Pluta: electronics
Taylor Ho Bynum: trumpet
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20-$25

SATURDAY, December 4
8pm David Rothenberg, Douglas Ewart, and Tony Garnier
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

December 4-16
various times Eurydice
An opera by Matthew Aucoin
libretto by Sarah Ruhl
VENUE: The Metropolitan Opera
ADMISSION: $30-480

SUNDAY, December 5
7.30pm An Ayler Christmas with Mars Williams
Mars Williams – Sax, Toy Instruments
Jaimie Branch – Trumpet, Electronics
Steve Swell – Trombone
Hilliard Greene – Bass
Chad Taylor – drums
Ava Mendoza – Guitar
Fred Lonberg-holm – Cello, Electronics
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 8
7pm TargetMargin@7 with Wet Ink Ensemble
Program:
R. Ahvenniemi: Sonata in Pippi Form (2020) for violin and piano performed by Josh Modney, violin, and Cory Smythe, piano
Linda Catlin Smith: Dreamer Murmuring (2016) performed by Josh Modney, violin, Mariel Roberts, cello, and Eric Wubbels, piano
R. Ahvenniemi: Dada-Aria (2019) performed by Alice Teyssier, voice
Eric Wubbels: If and Only If Mvt III (2018) performed by Josh Modney, violin, Mariel Roberts, cello, and Eric Wubbels, piano
Anthony Braxton: Quartet and Syntactic Ghost Trance Music Works feat. Mok, Modney, Wubbels, Roberts, Lippel, Teyssier, and Smythe
VENUE: Target Margin Theater (232 52nd Street, Brooklyn, NY)
ADMISSION: free

WEDNESDAY, December 8
8pm Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation)
Darius Jones (saxophone)
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 8
7pm & 8:30pm Operatic Orchestra
Ju-Eh, gabby fluke-mogul, Joanna Mattrey, Charlie Burnham, Cyro Baptista, Wendy Eisenberg, Ava Mendoza, Ken Filiano, Asher Herzog, conducted by Billy Martin
VENUE: Nublu
ADMISSION:$20

WEDNESDAY, December 8
7pm & 8:30pm Tim Berne / Gregg Belisle-Chi
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 9
8pm Anthony Coleman: Piano Solos

VENUE: The Old Stone House
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 9
8:30pm Ikue Mori Solo
Ikue Mori (electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, December 10
8:30pm & 9:30pm Vijay Iyer & Arooj Aftab:
Land of Broken Dreams Convening & Concert Series
Daytime Convening: 1:00pm–7:00pm
composer/pianist Vijay Iyer, with vocalist and composer Arooj Aftab and bassist and composer Linda May Han Oh.
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $25

December 9–10 at 8pm
December 11 at 2pm
Claire Chase: Density 2036, part viii
Program:
Liza Lim: Throat-Song from Sex Magic, Density 2036: part vii (2019-20)
Wang Lu: Aftertouch (2021)
Ann Cleare: anfa (2021)
Matana Roberts: Auricular Hearsay (2021)
Edgard Varèse: Density 21.5 (1936)
Claire Chase, flutes
*Guest performers on Matana Roberts’ composition:
Senem Pirler, live electronics (Dec 9, 10, 11)
Nathan Wooley, trumpet (Dec 10)
Susie Ibarra, percussion (Dec 11)
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $15-25

FRIDAY, December 10
8:30pm Highsmith
Craig Taborn (piano) Ikue Mori (electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 11
8:30 pm Archipelago X
Ikue Mori (electronics) Brian Marsella (keyboards) Sae Hashimoto (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 11
9pm Sō Percussion and Friends
Program
Nathalie Joachim, Note to Self (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Caroline Shaw, Narrow Sea
Dominic “Shodekeh” Talifero, Vodalities: Paradigms of Consciousness for the Human Voice
Jason Treuting, Amid the Noise
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $65-$80

SUNDAY, December 12
AEON Ensemble: Nada te Turbe
Hildegard von Bingen, Pauline Oliveros, Galindo.
VENUE: Church In the Gardens
ADMISSION:$12-$50

MONDAY, December 13
8pm Graham Haynes with Lucie Vítková and Shakoor Hakeem
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20-$25


THURSDAY, December 16
8pm Tyshawn Sorey & Adam Rudolph
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, December 17 and SATURDAY, December 18
7:30 and 9:30pm Threadgill + Iyer + Prieto
Henry Threadgill -saxophone
Vijay Iyer -piano
Dafnis Prieto -drums
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $35-45

SATURDAY, December 18
8pm & 9:30pm GauciMusic presents
Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone
Angelica Sanchez – piano
Adam Lane – bass
Chad Taylor – drums
VENUE: Scholes Street Studio
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, December 20
8pm S.E.M. Ensemble Holiday Concert 2021
Program:
Petr Kotik – Three in One (2021)
Jon Gibson – Equal Distribution No. 1 (1977)
John Cage – Cheap Imitation (excerpt) (1969-1982)
Vladimír Srámek – 6 Minute Exercises for Petr Kotik (1960)
Frederick the Great – Five Daily Exercises (ca. 1730)
Petr Kotik – Many Many Women (excerpt) (1975-1978)
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $15-20

TUESDAY, December 21
6:30pm – Dissipated Face 2021
w/ Steve Popkin / Kurt Ralske / Daniel Carter & Special Guests
7:30pm – Suburban Bohemia
Special Apocalyptic Version w/ Elliott Sharp / Steve Swell / Michael Vatcher
VENUE: DMG In-store
ADMISSION: suggested

THURSDAY, December 30
7:30pm The Tom Rainey Trio with Ingrid Laubrock & Mary Halvorson
Ingrid Laubrock, saxophones
Tom Rainey, drums
Mary Halvorson, guitar
VENUE: DiMenna Center for the Performing Arts
ADMISSION: $20