NYC Calendar January 2020

TUESDAY, January 7
8:30 pm TRIO
Mary Halvorson (guitar) Anaïs Maviel (voice and percussion) María Grand (saxophone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, January 10 – SATURDAY, January 11
8PM William Parker: Trail of Tears Continuum 1492-2020
William Parker: composition, lyrics, bass
Fred Moten: poetry
Tracie Morris: poetry
Mara Rosenbloom: piano
AnneMarie Sandy: mezzo soprano
Steve Swell: trombone
Rob Brown: alto sax
Dave Sewelson: baritone sax
Hamid Drake: drums
Andrea Wolper: voice
Raina Sokolov Gonzalez: voice
Patricia Nicholson; choreography
Jason Jordan dance
Miriam Parker: dance
Jo Wood Brown: visual images
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

January 10 – January 19
7:30 PM NOT I By Samuel Beckett
Performed by Jess Thom
Directed by Matthew Pountney
VENUE: BRIC
ADMISSION: from $25

SATURDAY, January 11
8PM A Musical Tribute to Steve Dalachinsky, NYC Winter Jazzfest
No Agenda Family with the Subterranean Spirit Band
An inter-generational night of music; we celebrate the life of Steve Dalachinsky
with Daniel Carter, Dave Liebman, Matt Shipp, Ellen Christi, Lisa Sokolov, Cooper Moore, Jean Carla Rodea, Gerald Cleaver, Ingrid Laubrock, Jaimie Branch, Ka Baird, Sarah Bernstein, Kenny Wolleson, James Brandon Lewis, Shelley Hirsch, Pasquale Canginao, Samara Lubelski, Charlie Waters, Jason Kao Hwang, Tom Surgal, Lin Culberston, Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, Baba Israel, Kris Davis, Luke Stewart, Ernie Brooks, Matt Mottel, Kevin Shea & Nicola Hein. w/ Films by Robert OíHaire of Steve Dalachinsky in performance. Plus special guests to be announced.
Organized by Yuko Otomo, Matt Mottel & Winter Jazzfest
https://www.winterjazzfest.com/2020-saturday-jan-11th
VENUE: Nuyorican Poets Cafe
ADMISSION: sold out

SUNDAY, January 12
8PM Winter Jazzfest: Kris Davisí Diatom Ribbons with Terri Lyne Carrington, Val Jeanty plus special guests Tony Malaby and Trevor Dunn with Harish Raghavan
VENUE: Sultan Room
ADMISSION: $20 – $25

MONDAY, January 13
8PM String Orchestra of Brooklyn: afterimage
Chris Cerroneís High Windows

Jacob Cooperís Stabat Mater Dolorosa
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

TUESDAY, January 14
8:30 pm Ches Smith, Craig Taborn and Mat Maneri with very special guest
Ches Smith (drums, percussion) Craig Taborn (piano) Mat Maneri (viola) special guest (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, January 16
7:30 PM New Milestones: Electronic Chamber Music in a New Form
Program:
Thomas Meadowcroft, Cradles for Percussion Duo with Wurlitzer e-Piano (2013)
Kaija Saariaho, Trois rivières for Percussion Quartet and Electronics (1994)
Karlheinz Stockhausen, Kontakte for Piano, Percussion, and Electronic Sounds (1958-60)
Performers:
Michael Brown, Piano
Christopher Froh, Percussion
Ayano Kataoka, Percussion
Eduardo Leandro, Percussion
Ian David Rosenbaum, Percussion
David Adamcyk, Electronics
VENUE: Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $35

FRIDAY, January 17
8PM The Stone Series: Patricia Brennan and guests
Jon Irabagon – Saxophone
Adam OíFarrill – Trumpet
Matt Mitchell – Piano
Tomas Fujiwara – Drums
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, January 18
8:30 pm Laugh Ash
Jennifer Choi (violin) Anna Webber (flutes) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Oscar Noriega (clarinets) Cory Smythe (piano) Ches Smith (drums, vibraphone, electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, January 19
2 PM-8 PM Steve Dalachinsky Memorial
https://www.facebook.com/events/1576791692460959/
VENUE: Artists Space
ADMISSION: TBD

WEDNESDAY, January 22
The Mendoza Pavone Winter Music Series
8 PM Phylis and Aristotle
9 PM Angela Morris’ Medium Low
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $20

Friday, January 24
7:30PM Trailblazers: Pioneering Women Composers of the 20th Century
New Juilliard Ensemble
Joel Sachs, Director and Conductor
Program:
Jacqueline Fontyn (Belgium) Méandres (2009-10, U.S. premiere)
Ursula Mamlok (Germany/U.S.) Girasol (Sunflowers, 1990)
Ruth Crawford Seeger (U.S.) Three Songs, low female voice (1930-32)
Elisabeth Lutyens (U.K.) 6 Tempi (1957)
Galina Ustvolskaya (U.S.S.R.) Octet (1950)
VENUE: Peter Jay Sharp Theater
ADMISSION: free

SATURDAY, January 25
9 PM Kronos Quartet
Program:
Michael Gordon, Clouded Yellow
Philip Glass, Quartet Satz
Missy Mazzoli, Enthusiasm Strategies
Misato Mochizuki, Boids
Terry Riley , “The Electron Cyclotron Frequency Parlour” from Sun Rings
Terry Riley, “One Earth, One People, One Love” from Sun Rings
Bryce Dessner, Le Bois (World Premiere)
Steve Reich, Different Trains
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2020/01/25/kronos-quartet-0900pm
VENUE: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $63 to $75

MONDAY, January 27
8PM Nels Cline: From Cage to Cunningham
Ryland Angel: Voice
Zeena Parkins: Harp
Jorge Roeder: Acoustic bass
Nels Cline: Acoustic Guitar
VENUE: roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

TUESDAY, January 28
7:30 pm Ecstatic Music: Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund Concert
Featuring world premieres by Amanda Berlind, Alvin Curran, Hildur Guðnadóttir and Qasim Naqvi, plus New York composer Phil Kline’s Exquisite Corpses and Julius Eastman’s super-groove Stay on It.
VENUE: Merkin Hall
ADMISSION: $25

WEDNESDAY, January 29
The Mendoza Pavone Winter Music Series
8 PM J.Pavone String Octet
9 PM Ava Mendoza
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, January 29
8:30 pm Sam Gill/Simon Barker; Marc Hannaford, Scott Tinkler, Ingrid Laubrock, Josh Sinton,
Tom Rainey
VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

Friday, January 31
7:30PM Trailblazers: Pioneering Women Composers of the 20th Century
Juilliard Orchestra
Anne Manson, Conductor
Samuel DeCaprio, Cello
Raphael Vogl, Organ
Program:
Betsy Jolas, A Little Summer Suite (2015, New York premiere)
Grażyna Bacewicz, Cello Concerto No. 2 (1963) (Samuel DeCaprio, cello)
Ethel Smyth, On the Cliffs of Cornwall (Prelude to Act II of The Wreckers) (1904)
Thea Musgrave, Rainbow (1990)
Sofia Gubaidulina, The Rider on the White Horse (2002, New York premiere) (Raphael Vogl, organ)
VENUE: Alice Tully Hall
ADMISSION: free

FRIDAY, January 31
8 PM The Stone Series: Laurie Anderson
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, January 31
8PM Alvin Curran: Shofar Rags XXLAlvin Curran: shofar, conch shell, corrugated tubes, piano, midi-keyboard, computer
Angelo-Maria Farro: sound design

Alvin Curran: SHOFAR RAGS XXL



VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

NYC Calendar December 2019

SUNDAY, December 1
5 PM Taka Kigawa plays Feldman’s Triadic Memories (Second Annual Modern Piano (+) Festival)
Morton Feldman — Triadic Memories (1981)
https://tockify.com/spectrum.concerts/detail/824/1575237600000
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, December 2
8:30 PM James Romig’s STILL
Ashlee Mack (solo piano)

https://www.jamesromig.com/still.html
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, December 3
8:30 PM Sylvie Courvoisier and Mary Halvorson
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Mary Halvorson (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, December 3
7 pm Resonant City: Venice
Madrigals for cello, choir, and city
by Andrea Liberovici
Wick Simmons, cello; Fractio Modi, vocal quartet
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/resonant-city-venice-0
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: free

TUESDAY, December 3
7:30 PM Kafka Fragments

Ah Young Hong, soprano
Jacob Ashworth, violin
György Kurtág (b. 1926)
Kafka Fragments, Op. 24 (1985-1987)
https://tockify.com/spectrum.concerts/detail/777/1575419400000
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, December 3
9 PM elliott sharp & frances-marie uitti
Elliott Sharp (Guitar), Frances Marie Uitti (cello)
https://www.barlunatico.com/calendar/2019/12/3/elliott-sharp-amp-frances-marie-uitti
VENUE: Bar Lunatico (486 Halsey St, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $10

WEDNESDAY, December 4
7 PM Elliott Sharp (Guitar), Frances Marie Uitti (cello), Mark Feldman (violin), Ayman Fanous (guitar)
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, December 5
8pm Composer Portraits: Bright Sheng
Performers:
Curtis 20/21 Ensemble
Bright Sheng piano, conductor
Repertoire:
Clearwater Rhapsody (2018)
Deep Red (2014)
Dance Capriccio (2011)
String Quartet No. 4 “Silent Temple” (2000)

https://www.millertheatre.com/events/bright-sheng
VENUE: Miller Theatre
ADMISSION: from $20

December 5–January 10
Various times: Judgment Day
A Park Avenue Armory Production
By Ödön von Horváth, Adapted by Christopher Shinn, Directed by Richard Jones
Paul Steinberg, Set Design
Mimi Jordan Sherin, Lighting Design
Antony McDonald, Costume Design
Daniel Kluger, Original Music and Sound Design
Drew Levy, Sound Design
Anjali Mehra, Movement Director
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/judgment_day
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: from $55

FRIDAY, December 6
7PM + 9PM Phyllis Chen, Work-in-Progress
This work-in-progress examines the intersection between traditional Shodo calligraphy performance and live music and is created in collaboration with shodo artist Masako Inkyo and choreographer/dancer Jodi Melnick.
https://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/phyllis-chen-ccf
VENUE: Rudolf Nureyev Studio Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, December 6
8 PM Charmaine Lee: Laminals Iii With Tyshawn Sorey & Ikue Mori
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/charmaine-lee-laminals-iii-tyshawn-sorey-ikue-mori
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: Free ($10 suggested donation)

SATURDAY, December 7
7:30 PM Sō Percussion and Friends
A Percussion Century
Program:
Varèse, Ionisation
Chávez, Largo from Toccata for Percussion Instruments
Beyer, March for 30 Percussion Instruments
Cage, Third Construction
Xenakis, “Peaux” from Pléïades
David Lang Part 3 from the so-called laws of nature
Steve Reich Clapping Music
Dan Trueman “120bpm” from neither Anvil nor Pulley
Julia Wolfe Forbidden Love (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/12/07/s333-percussion-and-friends-0730pm
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: $38-$48

TUESDAY, December 10
8:00 pm Judith Berkson and Ordinary Affects
Judith Berkson – voice, accordion, piano
Mick Barr – guitar
JPA Falzone – percussion, keyboards
Laura Cetilia – cello
Morgan Evans-Weiler – violin
Jordan Dykstra – viola
Luke Damrosch – percussion TBA

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

TUESDAY, December 10
8:30 PM Improvisations
Ikue Mori (solo electronics) John Zorn (sax) Zeena Parkins (harp) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) and special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, December 12
7:30pm Karuna: Hamid Drake, Adam Rudolph, Alexis Marcelo
Hamid Drake (percussion)
Adam Rudolph (percussion)
Alexis Marcelo (piano)
VENUE: David Rubinstein Lincoln Center Atrium (Broadway between W 62nd and W 63rd, NYC)
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, December 12
8:30 PM Trio
Ikue Mori (electronics) Brian Marsala (keyboards) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, December 13
8:30 Mahobin Trio with Nate Wooley
Ikue Mori (electronics) Satoko Fujii (piano) Kappamaki (trumpet) Nate Wooley (trumpet)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, December 14
8PM John Zorn: Heaven and Earth Magick
Steve Gosling: piano
Sae Hashimoto: vibes
Jorge Roeder: bass
Tyshawn Sorey: drums
Repertoire:
Asclemandres
Descent Into The Maelstrom
Acephale (World Premiere)
Auto-Da-Fe
Konx Om Pax
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $35

SUNDAY, December 15
3 PM Kathleen Supové/Exploding Piano (Second Annual Modern Piano (+) Festival)
Kathleen Supové’s Exploding Piano -“No More Than A Flash Of Lightning” by Randall Woolf, for piano, shakuhachi, and banjo.
+James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi, and James Moore, banjo
https://tockify.com/spectrum.concerts/detail/831/1576440000000
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, December 15
8:30 PM Matt Mitchell (Second Annual Modern Piano (+) Festival)
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, December 16
8pm Brandon Lopez: sun burns out your eyes
Brandon Lopez (bass, compositions), Gerald Cleaver (drums), Cecilia Lopez (electronics), and Steve Baczkowski (saxophone).
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

WEDNESDAY, December 18
8 p.m. The S.E.M. Ensemble: Music As Situation
Program:
Ian Davis: Three Movements for Ensemble (2019) (World Premiere)
Petr Kotik: Tubamirum (2019) (World Premiere)
Judith Berkson: Partial Memories Part III (2019) (U.S. Premiere)
John Cage: Cheap Imitation( 1969)
Sean Kiley: ancient cascades (2019) (U.S. Premiere)
Petr Kotik: Torso (String Quartet No. 2) (2012)
https://sem2019.bpt.me
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VENUE: Paula Cooper Gallery (524 W 26th St, NYC)
ADMISSION: $10-20

WEDNESDAY, December 18
9PM Andrea Parkins
https://www.facebook.com/events/990124857991739/
VENUE: Experimental Intermedia
ADMISSION: TBD

FRIDAY, December 20
7PM Terry Riley Live at 85
Interpretations on Standards for Solo Piano
Terry Riley (piano)
Mandala Miniatures for Saxophone Quartet
Travis Laplante
Dan Blake
Caroline Davis
Scott Robinson
John Zorn and Terry Riley
Tread on the Trail
Gyan Riley (guitar)
David Cossin (drums)
Greg Chudzik (bass)
Caroline Davis (saxophone)
Travis Laplante (saxophone)
Nathan Koci (accordion)
VENUE: pioneer works
ADMISSION: $35

Friday, December 20
8PM The Stone Series: Ches Smith Quartet
Ches Smith Quartet:
Mary Halvorson (guitar), Liberty Ellman (guitar), Nick Dunston (bass), Ches Smith (drums, percussion, electronics)
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 21
7PM Terry Riley Live at 85
Terry Riley (piano)
Gyan Riley (guitar)
A Rainbow in Curved Air
Ensemble of special guest musicians to be announced
VENUE: pioneer works
ADMISSION: $35

SATURDAY, December 28
8:00 PM The Stone Series: JIM BLACK with Mazz Swift & Sylvie Courvoisier
Jim Black (drums, laptop)
Mazz Swift (violin, voice)
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
VENUE: happyluckyno1
ADMISSION: $20

Monday, December 30
9pm Tom Rainey, Ingrid Laubrock, Mary Halvorson
Ingrid Laubrock, saxophone
Mary Halvorson, guitar
Tom Rainey, drums
VENUE: Bar Lunatico (486 Halsey St, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $10

NYC Calendar November 2019

FRIDAY, November 1
8 PM Synchrony Series: Album Release Concert
Jane Ira Bloom, soprano saxophone, Ned Rothenberg, woodwinds, Julie Ferrara, oboe, James Zollar, trumpet, Ray Anderson, trombone, David Taylor, bass trombone, Min Xiao-Fen, pipa, Denman Maroney, piano, Mark Dresser, bass, Gerry Hemingway, drumset, Sarah Weaver, conductor, composer
https://dimennacenter.org/event/synchrony-series-album-release-concert/
VENUE: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $15-20

FRIDAY, November 1 – SUNDAY, November 3
8:30 and 10:30 PM John Zorn: NEW MASADA QUARTET
John Zorn (saxophone)
Julian Lage (guitar)
Jorge Roeder (bass)
Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, November 1 – SATURDAY, November 2
8 PM ECM Records at 50
Meredith Monk, Joe Lovano, Craig Taborn, Vijay Iyer, Avishai Cohen, Ravi Coltrane, Bill Frisell, Mark Turner, Larry Grenadier, Wadada Leo Smith, Anja Lechner, Ethan Iverson, Enrico Rava, Egberto Gismonti, Matthew Garrison, and Jack DeJohnette
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/ecm-records-at-50
VENUE: Rose Theater (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $40-130

WEDNESDAY, November 6
6:30 – 7:30 PM Loren Connors: Autumn’s Sun celebration
In celebration of Blank Forms Editions’ publication of Autumn’s Sun, Suzanne Langille and Yuko Otomo will read from the book followed by a short performance by Loren Connors.
VENUE: Unnameable Books
ADMISSION: free

THURSDAY, November 7
8 pm Ramin Amir Arjomand, piano
Arjomand: Improvisation
Giacinto Scelsi: Quattro Illustrazioni (“Four illustrations of the metamorphoses of Vishnu,” 1953)
Scelsi: Poemi (1934/1937)
J.S. Bach: Fugue No. 8 in D-sharp minor (Well-Tempered Clavier II)
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/event/ramin-amir-arjomand-piano
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: free

FRIDAY November 8 –  SATURDAY December 7 (selected dates)
Akhnaten, an opera by Philip Glass
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/akhnaten
VENUE: Metropolitan Opera House
ADMISSION: $36-395

FRIDAY, November 8
8:30 pm Peter Evans Ensemble
Peter Evans (trumpets, compositions) Sam Pluta (live electronics) Levy Lorenzo (percussion, electronics) Ron Stabinsky (piano, synths)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, November 10
7:30 PM An Evening of Music by Leonid Desyatnikov
The program features Desyatnikov’s chamber pieces composed in various years—from his landmark Love and Life of a Poet, a song cycle on the poetry of Daniil Kharms and Nikolai Oleinikov, to Songs of Bukovina, a new piece loosely based on Ukrainian folk songs.
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/11/10/an-evening-of-music-by-leonid-desyatnikov-0730pm
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $40 – $45

SUNDAY, November 10
7:30 pm Composers Concordance Estonian Connections
Performers:
Maarika Järvi and Monika Mattiesen, flute
Martin Kuuskman, bassoon
CompCord Ensemble
Composers: Seth Boustead, Dan Cooper, Kristjan Järvi, Tõnu Kõrvits, Mark Kostabi,Arvo Pärt, Gene Pritsker, David Rozenblatt, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Mari Vihmand
https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/vp-composers-concordance-estonian-connections
VENUE: Symphony space
ADMISSION: $10-20

SUNDAY, November 10
2:30 OTOT album release party
Aaron Novik- b flat clarinet
Anna Webber- flute
Kasey Knudsen- alto sax
Michael Coleman- piano
Kurt Kotheimer- bass
Vijay Anderson- drums
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, November 10
6pm: NOAH BECKER and MICHAEL ATTIAS
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, November 13
8:30 pm FIRM ROOTS
Aruan Ortiz (piano) Darius Jones (sax) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, November 14
7:30 pm Attacca Quartet with Caroline Shaw
Attaca Quartet
Caroline Shaw, voice
All-Caroline Shaw Program
Entr’acte
Valencia
Plan and Elevation
Songs for Strings and Voice
http://www.lincolncenter.org/white-light-festival/show/attacca-quartet-with-caroline-shaw
VENUE: David Rubenstein Atrium (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, November 14
8pm Composer Portraits: Annea Lockwood
Performers
Estelí Gomez voice
Nate Wooley trumpet
Yarn/Wire
Repertoire
Into the Vanishing Point (2019) world premiere, co-commissioned by New York State Council on the Arts and Miller Theatre
Becoming Air (2018)
Ear-Walking Woman (1996)
I Give You Back (1995)
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/annea-lockwood
VENUE: Miller Theatre
ADMISSION: starting at $20

FRIDAY, November 15
8 PM Aacm Concert Series 2019
Douglas R. Ewart and Adegoke Steve Colson Duo
Douglas R. Ewart – multi-instrumentalist
Adegoke Steve Colson – piano
Oliver Lake Organ Quartet
Jared Gold – organ
Freddie Hendrix – trumpet
Pheeroan Aklaff – drums

https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/vp-aacm-concert-series-2019-11-15-19
VENUE: Symphony space
ADMISSION: $15-30

SATURDAY, November 16
8pm Brandee Younger Quintet
Brandee Younger, harp
Chelsea Baratz, saxophone
Anne Drummond flute
Dezron Douglas, bass
E.J. Strickland, drums
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/brandee-younger-quintet

VENUE: Miller Theatre
ADMISSION: starting at $20

SATURDAY, November 16
8 pm JACK Quartet & Colin Currie, percussion
Xenakis, Rebonds B
Farrin, Hypersea (New York premiere)
Xenakis, Tetras
Akiho, New Quintet (New York premiere)
https://www.92y.org/event/jack-quartet-and-colin-currie
VENUE: 92nd Street Y
ADMISSION: from $53

SATURDAY, November 16
7.30pm + 9.30pm John Escreet

VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10/$35

MONDAY, November 18
7PM Luc Ferrari: Stereo Spasms
Et tournent les sons dans la garrigue (1977)
Stereo tape and free instrumentation
Tania Caroline Chen: piano
David Grubbs: electric guitar
Eli Keszler: percussion
Jon Leidecker: electronics
Thurston Moore: electric guitar
Matana Roberts: alto saxophone

Les ProtoRythmiques (2004-5)
For two DJs
Jon Leidecker
Keith Fullerton Whitman
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $20/$35 for both days

TUESDAY, November 19
7PM Luc Ferrari: Stereo Spasms
Brunhild Ferrari and David Grubbs in conversation

Ephèmére (1974)
Tape alone or to be played with various instruments (free instrumentation)
Four-channel recorded realization by Jim O’Rourke (2019)

Tautologos III (1969; Chicago Version, 2001)
For any group of instruments
Tania Caroline Chen: electronics
Brunhild Ferrari: piano
David Grubbs: electric guitar
Eli Keszler: percussion
Jon Leidecker: electronics
Chris McIntyre: trombone
Thurston Moore: electric guitar
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $20/$35 for both days

SATURDAY, November 23
7:30 pm Carter, Lewis, Feldman, and Glass | AXIOM
Jeffrey Milarsky, Conductor
Adam Phan, Harp
Jaeden Izik-Dzurko, Piano
Elliott Carter, Mosaic (2004) (Adam Phan, harp)
George Lewis, Ikons (2011)
Morton Feldman, Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety (1970)
Philip Glass, “The Hours”: A Suite for Three Movements (arr. Michael Riesman) (Jaeden Izik-Dzurko, piano)
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/carter-lewis-feldman-and-glass-or-axiom
VENUE: Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, November 23
7:00 PM Nate Wooley: Seven Storey Mountain VI
VENUE: Blank Forms at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Nate Wooley: Seven Storey Mountain VI


ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, November 24
3 PM Kathleen Supove, piano: Eye to Ivory

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, November 29
7:30 PM Quick Poses
music by Louis Andriessen, Willy Burkhard, Stefano Gervasoni, Elizabeth Hoffman, Denis Schuler and Yvonne Troxler
https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/vp-quick-poses
VENUE: Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
ADMISSION: $20-25

NYC Calendar October 2019

WEDNESDAY, October 2
8:30 pm Gatos do Sul
Brian Marsella (piano) Itai Kriss (flute) Mark Feldman (violin) Jon Irabagon (tenor sax, clarinet) Pablo Aslan (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums) Cyro Baptista (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, October 3
8:30 pm Marsella, Mori, Wollesen
Brian Marsella (synths) Ikue Mori (electronics) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 4
8PM Ingrid Laubrock, saxophones | Angelica Sanchez, piano | Sara Serpa, voice

VENUE: happyluckyno1
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 4
8PM Rhys Chatham: The Sun Too Close to the Earth / Jonathan Kane & Zeena Parkins: On, Suzanne
On, Suzanne
Harp: Zeena Parkins
Drums: Jonathan Kane
Le Possédé
Bass flute: Rhys Chatham
The Sun Too Close to the Earth
Electric guitars: Karen Haglof, Anna Roberts-Gevalt, Sarah Register
Electric bass: Ernie Brooks
Drums: Jonathan Kane
Electric keyboard: Anthony Coleman
Trumpet: Jaimie Branch
Trombones: Jen Baker, Reut Regev
Conductor: Rhys Chatham
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/rhys-chatham-sun-too-close-earth-jonathan-kane-zeena-parkins-suzanne
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 4
8:30 pm Brian Marsella, Erik Friedlander
Brian Marsella (piano) Erik Friedlander (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 4
Mat Maneri
7.30pm Mat Maneri Dust Quartet
Mat Maneri -viola
Lucian Ban -piano
Brad Jones -bass
Randy Peterson -drums

9.30pm Maneri and Friends
Mat Maneri -viola
Craig Taborn -piano
Tony Malaby -tenor saxophone
Joe Morris -guitar
Tanya Kalmanovitch -viola
Matt Shipp -piano
VENUE: The Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10 -$35

SATURDAY, October 5
8PM Rhys Chatham: The Sun Too Close to the Earth /
Jonathan Kane & Zeena Parkins: On, Suzanne
On, Suzanne
Harp: Zeena Parkins
Drums: Jonathan Kane
Le Possédé
Bass flute: Rhys Chatham
The Sun Too Close to the Earth
Electric guitars: Karen Haglof, Anna Roberts-Gevalt, Sarah Register
Electric bass: Ernie Brooks
Drums: Jonathan Kane
Electric keyboard: Anthony Coleman
Trumpet: Jaimie Branch
Trombones: Jen Baker, Reut Regev
Conductor: Rhys Chatham
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/rhys-chatham-sun-too-close-earth-jonathan-kane-zeena-parkins-suzanne
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 5
8:30 pm These are the Songs
Cyro Baptista (percussion) Brian Marsella (piano, keys)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, October 6
3 PM Laurie Anderson—John Zorn Duo and John Zorn’s Cobra
Laurie Anderson • John Zorn • Uri Caine • Kenny Wollesen • Brian Chase • Brian Marsella • Matt Hollenberg Wendy Eisenberg • Taylor Levine • Sae Hashimoto • Kenny Grohowski • Nick Shellenberg • Brandon Lopez • Simon Hanes
https://events.newschool.edu/event/laurie_andersonjohn_zorn_duo_and_john_zorns_cobra
VENUE: The New School
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, October 8
9 pm Tim Berne/Nasheet Waits;
Tim Berne’s Reflex with Reid Anderson, Nasheet Waits
VENUE: The Sultan Room (234 Starr St, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, October 9
6:30pm Okkyung Lee
https://www.jamescohan.com/news/blank-forms-presents-okkyung-lee
VENUE: James Cohan Gallery (48 Walker Street)
ADMISSION: TBD

TUESDAY, October 15
7:30pm Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Program to include the New York Premiere of John Zorn’s Jumalatteret performed with the pianist Stephen Gosling
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/recital_series_barbara_hannigan_2019
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $75

TUESDAY, October 15
8PM CP Unit, C Spencer Yeh & Sandy Ewen, Tamio Shiraishi & Gyna Bootleg
https://www.facebook.com/events/2387008074890424/

VENUE: Rubulad
ADMISSION: TBD

TUESDAY, October 15
7:30PM Steve Reich – Music for 18 Musicians
Ensemble Signal
John Schaefer in conversation with Steve Reich
https://www.facebook.com/events/732522493878278/
VENUE: Brookfield Place
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, October 16
7:30PM Steve Reich – Piano Phase, My Name is, Four Organs, and New York Counterpoint
Ensemble Signal
https://www.facebook.com/events/732522493878278/
VENUE: Brookfield Place
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, October 19
8:30 pm Improvisations
Will Bernard (guitar) Ikue Mori (electronics) Brian Chase (drums) Charlie Burnham (violin) Kirk Knufke (trumpet) Mike McGinnis (clarinet, sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, October 23
8:30 pm Trio
Assif Tsahar (sax) Mat Maneri (viola) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, October 25
8PM Erik Friedlander, cello, Stomu Takeishi, bass, Ches Smith, drums
VENUE: happyluckyno1
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, October 26
7:30 pm Ecstatic Music: Nathalie Joachim & Spektral Quartet – “Fanm d’Ayiti”
https://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/ecstatic-music-nathalie-joachim-spektral-quartet-fanm-dayiti/

VENUE: Merkin Hall (Kaufman Music Center)
ADMISSION: $25

TUESDAY, October 29
8:30pm Trio Convulsant
Trevor Dunn, Mary Halvorson, Ches Smith
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, October 29
6pm counter)induction
Music Of Jessica Meyer
Performers
Miranda Cuckson violin
Jessica Meyer viola
Caleb van der Swaagh cello
Benjamin Fingland clarinet
Ning Yu piano
Repertoire
I Only Speak of the Sun (2018)
Sagrada Familia (2017)
Only a Beginning (2015)
But Not Until (2014)
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/2019/10/29

VENUE: Miller Theatre
ADMISSION: Free

NYC Calendar September 2019

SUNDAY, September 1
6pm Sam Weinberg / Weasel Walter / Henry Fraser
Tenor Sax / Drums / Contrabass
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: Free

WEDNESDAY, September 4
9 PM Violeta Garcia, Tamio Shiraishi, and Weasel Walter
https://www.facebook.com/events/1133850180148584/

VENUE: Muchmore’s
ADMISSION: $10

WEDNESDAY, September 4
7:30 PM Resonant Bodies Festival 2019: Anaïs Maviel, Kate Soper, Ted Hearne
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20-$25

THURSDAY, September 5
8PM Frode Gjerstad (alto sax and clarinet), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello), David Watson (guitar)
244 Rehearsal Studio
https://www.facebook.com/events/674475853066847/

VENUE: 244 Rehearsal Studio
ADMISSION: $20

Saturday, September 7
1pm and 3pm Sirius Quartet
Program:
Beside the Point (Fung Chern Hwei)
Knives Out (Radiohead, arr. Gregor Huebner) Cavatina (Stanley Myers, arr. Fung Chern Hwei) New World, Nov 9, 2016 (Gregor Huebner) #STILL (Gregor Huebner)
To A New Day (Fung Chern Hwei)
More Than We Are (Jeremy Harman)
VENUE: Nolan Park on Governors Island
ADMISSION: free

TUESDAY, September 10
8:30 PM Trio
Ingrid Laubrock (sax) Tom Rainey (drums) Zeena Parkins (harp)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, September 10
6PM Stephen Gosling, piano
John Zorn, 18 Studies from the Later Sketchbooks of JMW Turner (1841-1845) (2019), world premiere
VENUE: Miller Theater
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, September 12
6:30 Alan Braufman with Cooper-Moore
+ James Brandon Lewis, Andrew Drury, Ken Filiano
performing “Valley of Search” and debuting new music

https://www.facebook.com/events/2349222185335924/
VENUE: Murmrr Ballroom
ADMISSION: Free w/RSVP

FRIDAY, September 13
8:30 pm MZM Trio
Myra Melford (piano) Zeena Parkins (harp) Miya Masaoka (koto)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, September 14
2 PM Sun Ra Arkestra
VENUE: Blank Forms at James Cohan Gallery (48 Walker Street, New York)
ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

SATURDAY, September 14
8:30 pm Trio
William Winant (percussion) Ikue Mori (electronics) Zeena Parkins (harp)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, September 17
8:30 pm Matt Mitchell, Craig Taborn, Ches Smith, Dan Weiss
Matt Mitchell, Craig Taborn (synthes) Ches Smith, Dan Weiss (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, September 18
6:30 Susan Alcorn
Susan Alcorn, pedal steel guitar
VENUE: Blank Forms at James Cohan Gallery (48 Walker Street, New York)
ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

WEDNESDAY, September 18
8:30 pm Snark Horse A
Matt Mitchell (piano, compositions) Kate Gentile (drums, compositions) Jon Irabagon (sopranino and tenor saxophones, alto clarinet) Ben Gerstein (trombone) Mat Maneri (viola) Brandon Seabrook (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 20
7PM Goldstein\Coleman\Long
https://www.facebook.com/events/883489225356125/
solo and ensemble performances by:
Malcolm Goldstein – violin, composition
Anthony Coleman – piano/organ, composition
Steven Long – piano/organ/harmonium, composition
Margaret Sloyer – flute
Sara Salomon – violin
Noemi Gasparini – violin
Gabriel Garcia- alto sax
Travis Bliss – tenor sax
Doug Wieselman – clarinet
Lucia Stavros – harp
Sam Graham Jones – voice
Carrie Furniss – voice
Andres Abenante – guitar
Henry Fraser – bass
Ross Wightman – bass
Dan Klingsberg – bass
Peter Moffett- drums
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10/$20

FRIDAY, September 20
8 PM The Stone Series: Ikue Mori with Sylvie Courvoisier and Nate Wooley
Ikue Mori (electronics)
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
Nate Wooley (trumpet)
VENUE: happylucky no. 1
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, September 21
12PM The Music of Ferruccio Busoni and the Omnipresence of Time
Geoffrey Dorfman, piano recital and talk

https://www.facebook.com/events/2382245305390738/
VENUE: The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, September 21
8 PM The Stone Series: Ikue Mori with Yuka Honda and Brian Chase
Ikue Mori (electronics)
Yuka Honda (keyboards)
Brian Chase (drums)
VENUE: happylucky no. 1
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, September 24
7PM Jazztopad
Wacław Zimpel, clarinets
Ksawery Wóciński, double bass
Uri Caine, piano
Cat Toren, piano
Andrew Drury, drum set
https://www.facebook.com/events/694174974341096/
VENUE: Soup & Sound
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, September 25
8pm Composer Portraits: Anthony Braxton
Performers:
Either/Or
JACK Quartet
Richard Carrick conductor
Repertoire:
Composition No. 1 (1968)
Composition No. 17 (1971)
Composition No. 18 (1971)
Composition No. 40(O) (1975)
Composition No. 46 (1975)
Composition No. 101 (1981)
Composition No. 168 (1992)
Composition No. 358 (2006)
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/anthony-braxton
VENUE: Miller Theater
ADMISSION: from $20

September 25–October 6
Various times: Antigone
Satoshi Miyagi, Director
Hiroko Tanakawa, Composer
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/antigone
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: FROM $35

THURSDAY, September 26
7:30 PM Jazztopad: Amir ElSaffar with Ksawery Wójciński, Wacław Zimpel, and the Lutosławski Quartet
Opening set by Wacław Zimpel
http://www.lincolncenter.org/atrium/show/jazztopad-festival-amir-elsaffar
VENUE: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, September 26
8:30 PM Fred Frith Trio with special guest Lotte Anker
Fred Frith (guitar) Jason Hoopes (bass) Jordan Glenn (drums) Lotte Anker (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 27
7 PM Meditations
Alvin Lucier: Music for Cello with One or More Amplified Glass Vases (1992)
Catherine Lamb: Prisma Interius VI (2017)

Musical prelude at 7 pm with music by Eliane Radigue.
Hannah Levinson, viola
Carrie Frey, viola
Chris Gross, cello
David Adamcyk, electronics
VENUE: Tenri Cultural Institute
ADMISSION: $10/$20

FRIDAY, September 27
8:30 pm Fred Frith Trio with special surprise guest
Fred Frith (guitar) Jason Hoopes (bass) Jordan Glenn (drums) plus special surprise guest
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 27 and SATURDAY, September 28
8 PM The Stone Series: William Parker – Blues Evidence with Ava Mendoza and Gerald Cleaver
Blues Evidence
William Parker (bass)
with Ava Mendoza (guitar) and Gerald Cleaver (drums)
VENUE: happylucky no. 1
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, September 30
8PM Elliott Sharp – solo concert of compositions and improvisations on acoustic guitar and bass clarinet
https://www.facebook.com/events/2124263651017860/
VENUE: Zürcher gallery
ADMISSION: $20