NYC Calendar March 2019

FRIDAY, March 1
The Stone Series: OPENING IMPROV NIGHTS
8pm John Zorn (sax) Michael Nicolas (cello) Ikue Mori (electronics) Mary Halvorson (guitar) Brian Marsella (keyboards) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Uri Caine (piano) Ned Rothenberg (sax) Cyro Baptista (percussion) Ches Smith (drums) Tomas Fujiwara (drums) Jim Staley (trombone) Jon Irabagon (sax) Chris Tordini (bass) Okkyung Lee (cello) Uri Gurvich (sax) Miles Okazaki (guitar) Brandon Lopez (bass)
VENUE: happyluckyno1
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, March 1
8pm Claire Chase (flute) premieres new works by Olga Neuwirth, Phyllis Chen, Pamela Z, and Sarah Hennies, featuring Constellation Chor. She will also be joined by instrumentalist and composer Tyshawn Sorey for a reprise of their collaboration from Density, part iv.
https://thekitchen.org/event/claire-chase-density-2036-part-vi
VENUE: the kitchen
ADMISSION: $20/$25

SATURDAY, March 2
The Stone Series: OPENING IMPROV NIGHTS
8pm John Zorn (sax) Michael Nicolas (cello) Ikue Mori (electronics) Mary Halvorson (guitar) Brian Marsella (keyboards) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Uri Caine (piano) Ned Rothenberg (sax) Cyro Baptista (percussion) Ches Smith (drums) Tomas Fujiwara (drums) Jim Staley (trombone) Jon Irabagon (sax) Chris Tordini (bass) Okkyung Lee (cello) Uri Gurvich (sax) Miles Okazaki (guitar) Brandon Lopez (bass)
VENUE: happyluckyno1
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, March 2
8pm Claire Chase (flute) premieres new works by Olga Neuwirth, Phyllis Chen, Pamela Z, and Sarah Hennies, featuring Constellation Chor. She will also be joined by instrumentalist and composer Tyshawn Sorey for a reprise of their collaboration from Density, part iv.
https://thekitchen.org/event/claire-chase-density-2036-part-vi
VENUE: the kitchen
ADMISSION: $20/$25

TUESDAY, March 5
8pm Shipp/Lowe/Cleaver/Ray
Matthew Shipp, piano
Allen Lowe, alto sax
Gerald Cleaver, drums
Kevin Ray, bass
http://roulette.org/event/shipp-lowe-cleaver-ray-2/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

THURSDAY, March 7
8pm John Zorn: Composer Portraits

Performers

John Zorn composer
Tara Helen O’Connor flute
JACK Quartet
Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz bass
Peter Evans trumpet
Marshall Gilkes trombone
Dave Taylor bass trombone
Stephen Gosling piano
Sae Hashimoto vibraphone
Tyshawn Sorey drums

Repertoire

Asclemandres (2018) world premiere
Encomia (2018) world premiere
Konx Om Pax (2018) world premiere
Nachträglichkeit (2018)
Rμν-½gμνR= 8πΤμν (2018) world premiere
Icarus (2017) world premiere
Merlin (2016)
VENUE: Miller Theater
ADMISSION: $20/$30

THURSDAY, March 7
8pm William Parker premieres Trail of Tears Continuum (1492-2019), a new multimedia work tracing the de-evolution of humanity in America. The 90-minute suite is broken into four sections—“Plantations,” “Reservations,” “Housing Projects,” and Prisons”—and built around new music, libretto, and narrative composed by Parker. Performers include singers AnnMarie Sandy and Raina Sokolov Gonzalez, musicians Hamid Drake (drums), Cooper-Moore (piano), Rob Brown (alto sax), and Steve Swell (trombone), and features original poetry by Fred Moten and Tracie Morris. The piece is also accompanied by a film by Parker and Michael Lucio-Sternbach.
https://thekitchen.org/event/identity-freedom
VENUE: the kitchen
ADMISSION: $20/$25

SUNDAY, March 10
7pm: THOMAS HEBERER / JOE HERTENSTEIN – Trumpet and Drums
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: free

WEDNESDAY, March 13
7:30 PM Thomas Adès, Piano; Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Program
DEBUSSY En blanc et noir
STRAVINSKY Symphony of Psalms (transcr. Shostakovich)
LUTOSŁAWSKI Variations on a Theme by Paganini
DEBUSSY Lindaraja
THOMAS ADÈS Concert Paraphrase on Powder Her Face for Two Pianos (NY Premiere)
RAVEL La valse for Two Pianos
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/03/13/thomas-ades-piano-kirill-gerstein-piano-0730pm
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION:$54 to $65

THURSDAY, March 14
7:30 pm Interpretations: Joan La Barbara
http://roulette.org/event/interpretations-joan-la-barbara/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, March 14
Roaratorio: Cage and Cunningham’s Irish Circus
score and choreography based on Irish jigs and step dancing, prompted by James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/03/14/roaratorio-cage-and-cunninghams-irish-circus-0600pm
VENUE: New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
ADMISSION: Free, Registration Required: http://nypl.org/lpa/events

WEDNESDAY, March 20
7:30PM Theatre of Voices
Performers
Theatre of Voices
·· Else Torp, Soprano
·· Iris Oja, Mezzo-Soprano
·· Paul Bentley-Angell, Tenor
·· Jakob Bloch Jespersen, Bass
·· Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, Organ
Paul Hillier, Artistic Director
with
Yale Voxtet
James Taylor, Director
Program
ARVO PÄRT Selected works performed with Songs from the Soil (NY Premiere), visual poem by Phie Ambo
DAVID LANG the writings (World Premiere of complete cycle)
·· again (after ecclesiastes)
·· if I am silent (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
·· for love is strong
·· where you go
·· solitary
·· again (after ecclesiastes)
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/03/20/theatre-of-voices-0730pm
VENUE:Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $43/$51

THURSDAY, March 21
8 pm Mark Fell, electronics; Okkyung Lee, cello
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/mark-fell-okkyung-lee-kara-lis-coverdale-solo-organ-lxv
VENUE: issue project room
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, March 25
8 pm The Schlippenbach Trio

http://roulette.org/event/the-schlippenbach-trio/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

WEDNESDAY, March 27
8 pm 4-way ad-lib: Katherine Liberovskaya with Shelley Hirsch, Anthony Coleman, and Yoshiko Chuma
http://roulette.org/event/katherine-liberovskaya-4-way-ad-lib/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

THURSDAY, March 28
8 pm Zeena Parkins: Captiva
http://roulette.org/event/zeena-parkins-captiva/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

THURSDAY, March 28
7:30 pm NYFOS Next: Kate Soper & Friends
https://www.facebook.com/events/301864250523708/

Kate Soper, Charmaine Lee, Charlotte Mundy, Sam Pluta, Devony Smith
VENUE: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $25

THURSDAY, March 28
8 pm FIRE!
Mats Gustafsson (tenor and baritone saxophone, live electronics), Johan Berthling (bass), and Andreas Werliin (drums)
http://www.galeriezurcher.com/spip.php?page=article&id_article=1578
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, March 28
8pm Tyshawn Sorey: Composer Portraits

Performers

Tyshawn Sorey composer
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
JACK Quartet

Repertoire

Autoschediasms for Creative Chamber Orchestra (2019), world premiere, Miller Theatre commission
Everything Changes, Nothing Changes (2018), New York premiere
Violin and Glockenspiel in Memoriam Muhal Richard Abrams (2018)
Bertha’s Lair (2016)
Ornations (2014)
Ode to Gust Burns (2012)
VENUE: Miller Theater
ADMISSION: $20/$30

SATURDAY, March 30
8 pm HARD WOOD: Daxophone Consort with Daniel Fishkin, Cleek Schrey, Judith Berkson & Ron Shalom

https://issueprojectroom.org/event/mark-fell-okkyung-lee-kara-lis-coverdale-solo-organ-lxv
VENUE: issue project room
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, March 30
8 pm RBA: Jakouka Meets New York: Bachir & Mustapha Attar
http://roulette.org/event/rba-a-world-in-trance-festival-jakouka-meets-new-york-bachir-mustapha-attar/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

SATURDAY, March 30
CYRO BAPTISTA – Som do Ar

8pm Cyro Baptista (Percussion & Voice)
VENUE: happyluckyno1
ADMISSION: $20

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NYC Calendar February 2019

SATURDAY, February 2
8 pm Wet Ink: Piano Trios
Repertoire:
Vicente Hansen Atria – Speleology [2016]
Linda Catlin Smith- Dreamer Murmuring [2014]
Eric Wubbels – if and only if [2018-19]
Performers:
Wet Ink Piano Trio
Josh Modney, violin
Mariel Roberts, cello
Eric Wubbels, piano
VENUE: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $10, free for students

SATURDAY, February 2
8:30 pm Yarn/Wire & Travis Laplante
Travis Laplante (tenor sax) Ian Antonio, Russell Greenberg (percussion) Laura Barger, Ning Yu (piano)
Yarn/Wire premieres a new evening length work in collaboration with Travis Laplante.

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, February 5
8 pm Anaïs Maviel: who is this ritual for and from?
Anaïs Maviel — Voice, Percussion, N’goni
Sam Yulsman — Keys, Electronics
Daria Faïn — Movement

VENUE: Roulette
ASMISSION: $18 – $25

WEDNESDAY, February 6
8pm Issue Winter Benefit: Robert Wilson & Jim Jarmusch / Lucie Vítková
Robert Wilson reading John Cage’s Lecture on Nothing alongside improvised musical accompaniment by Jim Jarmusch. The evening opens with a performance from Czech composer, improviser and performer Lucie Vítková
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: $250 – 50

THURSDAY, February 7
8:30 pm Experimental film music
Billy Martin (percussion) Chern Hwei Fung (violin) Payton MacDonald (marimba, vibraphone) Frank London (trumpet) Kalun Leung (bass trombone) Ned Rothenberg (shakuhachi, bass clarinet) Anthony Coleman (piano) Doug Wieselman (clarinet)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, February 7
7:30 PM Tibet House US Benefit Concert
Performers:
Philip Glass
Laurie Anderson with Rubin Kodheli, Cello
Jon Batiste
Tenzin Choegyal
Stephen Colbert
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Debbie Harry
Jason Isbell
Angelique Kidjo
Nathaniel Rateliff
New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Tom Chapman, and Phil Cunningham with Joe Duddell
Additional artists to be announced
VENUE: Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium)
ADMISISON: $35 to $200

February 7–9, 13–16
8pm Robert Ashley: Improvement (Don Leaves Linda)
Music and Libretto by Robert Ashley
Music Direction by Tom Hamilton
Light and Stage Design by David Moodey
Performed by Gelsey Bell, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinto, Amirtha Kidambi, Dave Ruder and Aliza Simons
Sound design and live mix by Tom Hamilton Produced by Mimi Johnson
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $25 General / $20 Members

FRIDAY, February 8
8 pm Argento New Music Project: The Voices of Erin Gee
selections of Gee’s vocal works from 2000 to 2016, including the NYC premiere of Mouthpiece 29 and Mouthpiece 25
http://roulette.org/event/the-voices-of-erin-gee/
VENUE: Roulette
ASMISSION: $18 – $25

FRIDAY, February 8
9 PM Kronos Quartet, Music for Change: The Banned Countries
music from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, and Libya
VENUE: Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)
ADMISSION: $63 to $75

SATURDAY, February 9
8 PM Dave Scanlon ensemble // Judith Berkson
Dave Scanlon ensemble (Weston Minissali, Dave Scanlon, Alena Spanger, Lydia Velichkovski), Counting No. 2
all counting practices are musical practices

Judith Berkson, Without Title for microtonal voice and Wurlitzer
Getting A Read On The Reed Organ (Reboot) for accordion, electric reed organ and voice
w/ Ian Davis and Judith Berkson
exploring microtonal pitches through acoustic instruments especially the voice
https://www.facebook.com/events/279244209377803/
VENUE: Sunview Luncheonette
ADMISSION: TBD

SATURDAY, February 9
8:30 pm illy B’s Improvisers Orchestra
Billy Martin (percussion) Tomas Fujiwara (drums) Mary Halvorson (guitar) Chern Hwei Fung (violin) Dana Lyn (violin) Ned Rothenberg (reeds, flutes) Sylvain Leroux (flutes) Anthony Coleman (piano) Chris McIntyre (trombone) Frank London (trumpet) Doug Wieselman (clarinet)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, February 12
6pm Pop-Up Concerts Mivos Quartet & Nadav Lev
Richard Carrick Space:Time for electric guitar and string quartet (2014/2018), New York premiere
Tristan Murail Tellur for solo guitar (1977)
Anahita Abbasi Distorted Attitudes IV / Facile synthesis for string quartet (2015), New York premiere
Yair Klartag Nothing to express for electric guitar and string quartet (2014)

https://www.millertheatre.com/events/mivos-quartet-nadav-lev
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, February 14
8:30 pm Vicky Chow plays Philip Glass Etudes Book 1
Vicky Chow (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, February 15
8:30 pm Vicky Chow plays Philip Glass Etudes Book 2
Vicky Chow (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, February 16
7 pm Nicholas Isherwood
Karlheinz Stockhausen, Havona And Capricorn
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, February 17
Nownet Arts Festival 2019
7 PM Universal Synchrony Music by Sarah Weaver, Improvisation for Peace
Performers: Jane Ira Bloom, soprano saxophone, Robert Dick, flutes, Min Xiao-Fen, pipa, Ned Rothenberg, woodwinds, Denman Maroney, piano, Mark Dresser, bass, Stephan Moore, electronics (Illinois), Kieran Maraj, electronics (Toronto), Doug Van Nort, electronics/sonifications (Toronto), Sarah Weaver, conductor
https://nownetarts.org/nownet-arts-festival-2019
VENUE: DiMenna Center for Classical Music
ADMISSION: $20/$15

TUESDAY, February 19
8 pm Mixology Festival 2019: Shelley Hirsch & The Mercurius Wagon //
Crystal Penalosa: Sources of Power
http://roulette.org/event/mixology-festival-2019-sources-of-power/
VENUE: Roulette
ASMISSION: $18 – $25

TUESDAY, February 19
7:30 PM Ensemble Connect
McPhee, Balinese Ceremonial Music
Steve Reich, Quartet
Julia Wolfe, On Seven-Star-Shoes
John Adam.s Chamber Symphony
VENUE: Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall)
ADMISSION: From $32 to $38

TUESDAY, February 19
9 pm Modney and Wubbels perform Anthony Braxton’s Composition No. 222
Repertoire: Anthony Braxton: Composition No. 222, for violin and piano (1998)
Performers:
Josh Modney, violin
Eric Wubbels, piano
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, February 20
7 pm Marco Fusi / Kukuruz Quartet
Marco Fusi, violin, viola, viola d’amore
Kukuruz Quartet
Salvatore Sciarrino: Fra sé
Giacinto Scelsi: Xnoybis I, II, III
Sciarrino: Capriccio di una corda
John Cage: The ten thousand things
Marcel Zaes: Quartet No. 10 for four electronic metronomes
Julius Eastman: Gay Guerilla
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: TBD

WEDNESDAY, February 20
8 PM Terry Riley’s “In C”, presented by Darmstadt
Darmstadt is the presenting series led by composers Nick Hallett and Zach Layton, known for staging radical re-interpretations of works from the canon of experimental music and art, including John Cage, Morton Feldman, Pauline Oliveros, Meredith Monk, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alvin Lucier, and Anthony Braxton.
https://lpr.com/lpr_events/terry-rileys-in-c-february-20th-2019/
VENUE: (Le) Poisson Rouge
ADMISSION: $20-$30

WEDNESDAY, February 20
8:30 pm Jeffrey Zeigler and Yuka Honda
Jeffrey Zeigler (cello) Yuka Honda (Electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, February 21
8pm Rena Anakwe: The Cosmology Of Water
https://issueprojectroom.org/event/rena-anakwe-cosmology-water
VENUE: ISSUE Project Room
ADMISSION: Free ($10 suggested donation)

FRIDAY, February 22
7:30pm and 9:30pm Tom Rainey Combobulated Album Release Concert
Tom Rainey -drums
Ingrid Laubrock -saxophone
Mary Halvorson -guitar
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $25/$10 members; reserved table seating: $35/$20 members

FRIDAY, February 22 – SATURDAY, February 23
7 PM The Living Dying Opera
Ju-eh (Juecheng Chen), countertenor
Hwarg (Howie Kenty), composer
François-Thibaut Pencenat, visual artist
VENUE: The Abrons Arts Center
ADMISSION: $21

SUNDAY, February 24
8 pm Ned Rothenberg: Beyond C
Beyond C is a concerto for improvising woodwind soloist—Ned Rothenberg —and an ensemble of variable instruments—Contemporaneous.

http://roulette.org/event/ned-rothenberg-beyond-c/
VENUE: Roulette
ASMISSION: $18 – $25

MONDAY, February 25
8 PM False Harmonics #1: Nate Wooley’s Columbia Icefield
(feat. Mary Halvorson, Susan Alcorn & Ryan Sawyer), MV Carbon
VENUE: Pioneer Works
ADMISSION: $15-$20

THURSDAY, February 28
8:30 pm Not Bloodcount
Tim Berne (alto sax) Chris Speed (tenor sax, clarinet) Michael Formanek (acoustic bass) Jim Black (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, February 28
8pm Inbal Segev: 21st Century Women
Inbal Segev, solo cello
Anna Clyne: Rest These Hands
Missy Mazzoli: A Thousand Tongues
Reena Maria Esmail: Perhaps with film by Heather McCalden
Kaija Saariaho: Spins and Spells
Gity Razaz: Legend of Sigh with film by Carmen Kordas
http://roulette.org/event/inbal-segev-21st-century-women/
VENUE: Roulette
ASMISSION: $18 – $25

NYC calendar January 2019

THURSDAY, January 3
8 PM Matt Shipp and Michael Bisio
VENUE: The Owl
ADMISSION:$10

THURSDAY, January 3
8:30 pm Herbie Nichols Sung
Fay Victor (voice, lyrics, conceptualization) Anthony Coleman (piano) Michael Attias (alto and baritone saxes) Ratzo Harris (double bass) Tom Rainey (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, January 4
7PM Altai Kai: Throat Singing Virtuosos

https://www.facebook.com/events/299425344010690/
VENUE: Rubin Museum
ADMISSION: $30

FRIDAY, January 4
8 PM Chasm
Tim Berne – Saxophone
Ryan Ferreira – Guitar
Dave King – Drums
VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, January 9
8 PM NYC Winter Jazzfest Presents: Medeski Martin & Wood
with Alarm Will Sound
VENUE: Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost Street, Brooklyn NY)
ADMISSION: $45- $55

WEDNESDAY, January 9
8:30 pm Tomeka Reid, Ches Smith and Craig Taborn
Tomeka Reid (cello) Ches Smith (drums) Craig Taborn (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, January 9
8pm Andrew Cyrille
Vision Festival Lifetime Achievement Salon
A Special Salon featuring a solo drum set performance by Vision Festival Lifetime Achievement Honoree Andrew Cyrille.
https://www.artsforart.org/salon.html
VENUE: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $30 (includes food and wine)

FRIDAY, January 11

6PM Reich/Eastman: Manhattan Minimalists
REICH (1939-) || Music for 18 Musicians [1976]
EASTMAN (1940-1990) || Gay Guerrilla [1980]
https://www.facebook.com/events/1827211467328559/
VENUE: Neidorff-Karpati Hall
ADMISSION: free

FRIDAY, January 11
Winter Jazz Fest Marathon
6:20pm Michael Formanek’s Very Practical Trio with Tim Berne and Mary Halvorson
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $50- $60 Single Night Pass

FRIDAY, January 11
Winter Jazz Fest Marathon
6:40pm Jamie Saft Quartet
12:00am Susan Alcorn
VENUE: Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, Nyc)
ADMISSION: $50- $60 Single Night Pass

FRIDAY, January 11
8 pm Screening of Milford Graves Full Mantis, directed by Jake Meginsky (New Ear Festival 2019)
Susie Ibarra (drums), Brian Chase (drums)
https://www.fridmangallery.com/new-ear-2019
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $20- $15

SATURDAY, January 12
Winter Jazz Fest Marathon
6:20pm Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $50- $60 Single Night Pass

SATURDAY, January 12
Winter Jazz Fest Marathon
11 pm Jon Irabagon
VENUE: Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, Nyc)
ADMISSION: $50- $60 Single Night Pass

SATURDAY, January 12
8:30 pm Farmers by Nature
William Parker (bass) Gerald Cleaver (drums) Craig Taborn (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, January 18
7:30PM Bop Kabbalah + Voices: New Radical Yiddish Liberation Songs
Judith Berkson / Ty Citerman / Sara Serpa
https://www.facebook.com/events/221737358619513/
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, January 18
8:30 pm Capricorn Climber
Ingrid Laubrock (sax) Trevor Dunn (bass) Tom Rainey (drums) Mat Maneri (viola) Kris Davis (piano) Special Guest Jen Shyu (voice)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, January 20
6pm Matana Roberts and Darius Jones – Alto Sax Duets – First Time Duet!
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: free

THURSDAY, January 24
8:30 pm Jen Shyu, Ikue Mori and Mat Maneri
Jen Shyu (vocals) Ikue Mori (electronics) Mat Maneri (viola)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, January 28
7.30pm + 9.30pm Anna Webber Sextet Clockwise Album Release Concert
Anna Webber – flute & tenor saxophone
Jeremy Viner – tenor saxophone & clarinet
Jacob Garchik – trombone
Chris Hoffman – cello
Matt Mitchell – piano
Chris Tordini – bass
Ches Smith – drums

VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15/free for members, reserved table seating: $20/$10 members

TUESDAY, January 29
6pm Either/Or, Music Of Richard Carrick
Performers: Either/Or
Repertoire:
Richard Carrick lanterne for solo bass flute (2018)
Richard Carrick Sarang Ga for bass clarinet with piano (2018)
Anthony Braxton Composition No. 101 (1981) and Composition No. 168 (1992)
Richard Carrick autour for ensemble (2019), world premiere
https://www.millertheatre.com/events/either-or-2018
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: Free

THURSDAY, January 31
7.30pm + 9.30pm Ches Smith New Quartet
Ches Smith – drums
Mary Halvorson – guitar
Liberty Ellman – guitar
Nick Dunston – bass
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15/free for members, reserved table seating: $20/$10 members

NYC Calendar December 2018

SATURDAY, December 1
7:30 PM Quince: Feldman’s Three Voices by Quince Ensemble
https://www.facebook.com/events/228635237805444/
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 1
9 PM Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields
Performers:
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Ashley Bathgate, Cello and Voice
Robert Black, Bass
Vicky Chow, Piano and Keyboard
David Cossin, Percussion
Mark Stewart, Guitar and Voice
Ken Thomson, Clarinet and Bass Clarinet
Andrew Cotton, Sound Engineer
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Julia Wolfe, Anthracite Fields: a cantata about American worker’s experience
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/12/01/julia-wolfe-anthracite-fields-0900pm
VENUE: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $54 to $65

SUNDAY, December 2
3PM String Noise
Pauline Kim Harris and Conrad Harris

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, December 2
6PM Entertaining Science: Polyphonic Minds: Neuroscience And Cubist Jazz
Dave Soldier, host
Peter Pesic, author; Denman Maroney, piano;
Ratzo Harris, bass; Bob Meyer, drums;
Lisa Karrer, vocalist; Wally Glickman, poet
VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10.00 cover plus $10.00 minimum

MONDAY, December 3
6:30pm Elliott Sharp – Reading and Book Signing
Elliott Sharp will read from his new book: ‘IrRational Music’
There will be copies available for purchase and signing.
http://www.dtmgallery.com/shows.php
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: free

MONDAY, December 3
8PM Sylvie Courvoisier Trio // Nate Wooley: Battle Pieces IV
http://roulette.org/event/sylvie-courvoisier-trio-nate-wooley-battle-pieces-iv/
Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
Sylvie Courvoisier – Piano
Drew Gress – Bass
Kenny Wollesen – Drums
Battle Pieces IV
Nate Wooley – Trumpet
Sylvie Courvoisier – Piano
Ingrid Laubrock – Saxophones
Matt Moran – Vibraphone
https://www.facebook.com/events/325749411544896/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18-$25

December 4–15
The Head & the Load
Concept and Director: William Kentridge
Composer: Philip Miller
Co-composer / Music Director: Thuthuka Sibisi
Featured Vocalists & Performers: Joanna Dudley, Nhlanhla Mahlangu, Ann Masina, Bham Ntabeni, Sipho Seroto, N`Faly Kouyate (kora), Mario Gotoh (viola, The Knights), Tlale Makhene (percussion) and Vincenzo Pasquariello (piano)
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/the_head_and_the_load
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: from $40

FRIDAY, December 7
7PM Spectral Fridays
Axis (Jon Irabagon/John Hegre/Nils Dronen)
Gabriel Zucker’s Weighting
Gabriel Zucker – piano
Jon Irabagon – saxophone
Eric Trudel – saxophone
Mariel Roberts, cello

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: Free

FRIDAY, December 7
8PM Flying Luttenbachers

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wolf-eyes-mv-carbon-friday-j-r-spykes-and-n-g-young-solo-and-duo-showspaintings-and-jam-session-tickets-52254766413
VENUE: Ceremony
ADMISSION: $25

FRIDAY, December 7
8PM Elliott Sharp
https://www.facebook.com/events/2206987916249809/
VENUE: happylucky no.1
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, December 8
8pm In Order to Survive
William Parker – bass
Cooper-Moore – keyboard
Rob Brown – alto sax
w/ guest Gerald Cleaver – drums
VENUE: Weeksville Heritage Center (158 Buffalo Ave, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, December 8
8:30 pm Thurston Moore, John Zorn, William Winant and Tom Surgal
Thurston Moore (guitar) John Zorn (sax) William Winant (percussion) Tom Surgal (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, December 9
6pm Fackpamp: Anders Nilsson / Hampus Ohman-Frolund Sarah Bernstein – Guitar / Drums / Violin //
7pm Axis: Jon Irabagon / John Hegre / Nils Dronen – Saxes
VENUE: DMG
ADMISSION: free

TUESDAY, December 11
7PM Cecil Taylor Memorial
http://roulette.org/event/cecil-taylor-memorial/
Ritual: Percussion/Poetry/Dance
w/ Warren Smith, Juma Sultan, Andre Martinez, Jackson Krall, Fred Moten, Edwin Torres, Tracie Morris
Visionary Youth Orchestra lead by Karen Borca
Cooper-Moore
Jemeel Moondoc’s Muntu
w/ Mark Hennen, Charles Downs, Larry Roland
Dianne McIntyre
Steve Dalachinsky
Bobby Zankel / Jackson Krall / Elliott Levin
Jaimie Branch / Patricia Nicholson / Luke Stewart
Oliver Lake / DD Jackson / Pheeroan akLaff
Craig Harris / Kelvyn Bell / Adam Klipple
Dave Burrell / Darius Jones / William Parker / Juma Sultan
Andrew Cyrille
Vijay Iyer
Henry Grimes
Albey Balgochian / Jane Grenier
Blue Lime Light: a tribute by William Parker
Cecil Taylor Sound Vision Orchestra
with Karen Borca, John Bruschini, Scott Currie, Joe Daley, Stephen Haynes, Mark Hennen, Rosie Hertlein, Taylor Ho Bynum, Richard Keene, Jackson Krall, Andrew Lamb, Elliott Levin, Bill Lowe, JD Parran, Dave Sewelson, Warren Smith, Lisa Sokolov, Steve Swell
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: free w/RSVP

TUESDAY, December 11
8PM Loren Connors with Steve Dalachinsky
https://www.facebook.com/events/363622950870364/
VENUE: The Glove
ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, December 11
8PM Shelley Hirsch, voice and Anthony Coleman, piano
https://www.facebook.com/events/705647269791420/
VENUE: Areté Venue and Gallery
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, December 11
8:30 pm Ikue Mori, Nate Wooley and Mary Halvorson
Ikue Mori (electronics) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Mary Halvorson (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 12
8:30 pm Highsmith Duo
Ikue Mori (electronics) Craig Taborn (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 13
8:30 pm Mahobin Quartet
Lotte Anker (sax) Satoko Fujii (piano) Kappamaki (trumpet) Ikue Mori (electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, December 14
8:30 pm Mephista
Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Susie Ibarra (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, December 15
8:30 pm Ikue Mori, Jim Staley, Brian Marsella and John Zorn
Ikue Mori (electronics) John Zorn (sax) Jim Staley (trombone) Brian Marsella (keyboards)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, December 16
3 pm – 9 pm SolstICE Celebration
program highlights include: pieces from Du Yun’s Dinosaur Scar, Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Sequences, and selections from Nathan Davis’ Hagoromo
Featuring ICE members:
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Claire Chase, flute
Ross Karre, percussion
Nathan Davis, percussion
Levy Lorenzo, percussion & electronics
Josh Modney, violin
Jacob Greenberg, harmonium
Joshua Rubin, clarinet
Isabel Gleicher, flute
Dan Lippel, guitar
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
… and more!
VENUE: Areté Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 suggested donation

TUESDAY, December 18
Nate Wooley / Josh Sinton / William Lang
7 pm – Nate Wooley
8 pm – Josh Sinton
9 pm – loadbang solo portrait: William Lang
VENUE: Areté Gallery
ADMISSION: each $10 at the door or $20 for all three sets

WEDNESDAY, December 19
8 pm S.E.M. Ensemble Presents
Looking Back & Onward: 1986 & Now
Works by Petr Kotik, Miya Masaoka (premiere),
Ben Neill, Michael J. Schumacher
Program:
Petr Kotik: Wilsie Bridge (1986-87)
Ben Neill: Money Talk (1986)
Michael J. SchumacherVariations (2017-18)
Intermission
Miya Masaoka: States of Being and Becoming (2018)
Ben Neill: Horizonal (2015)
Petr Kotik: Now Distance (2014-18)
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3910665
Paula Cooper Gallery
524 West 26th Street, NYC
Tickets: $10 – $20

WEDNESDAY, December 19
8pm Lotte Anker, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver

VENUE: 244 Rehearsal Studios
ADMISSION: check with the venue

NYC Calendar November 2018

THURDSAY, November 1
8pm Elliott Sharp: IrRational Music
SysOrk:
Elliott Sharp – Guitar, Clarinet
Rachel Golub – Violin
Shayna Dulberger
Terry L. Green II
Veni Academy:
David Danel – Violin
Fero Király – Synth
Lenka Novosedlíková – Percussion
Juraj Beráts – Guitar
Ivan Šiller – Piano
Daniel Matej – Electronics, Objects, Piano

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $18/$25

THURSDAY, November 1
8:30 pm Art of the Duo
Matthew Shipp (piano) Louie Belogenis (soprano and tenor saxes)
LOCATION: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, November 2 – SATURDAY, November 3
7pm (Fri and Sat), 3pm (Sat) Experiments in Opera: Modularias
Candy Corn:
Jason Cady – modular synthesizer
Volver:
Roland Burks – voice
Andrew Raffo Dewar – live electronics
Virginia And The Time Machine:
Joan La Barbara – composer/vocalist
Julia Meadows – soprano
Miguel Frasconi – synthesizer, sampler
Bryan Hayslett – cello
Monique Truong – librettist
The Wife:
Kamala Sankaram – voice
Red Wierenga – modular synth
Esti Bernstein – Stage Manager / Lighting
Nathaniel Butler – Sound Design
VENUE: The Flea Theater
ADMISSION: $27-$32
FRIDAY, November 2
8:30 pm Art of the Duo
Flow Trio with Joe McPhee
Joe McPhee (trumpets, saxes) Louie Belogenis (soprano and tenor saxes) Joe Morris (bass) Charles Downs (drums)
LOCATION: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20
SATURDAY, November 3 
A conversation with:
Luciano Chessa, Composer
Mary Jane Leach, Composer
R. Nemo Hill, Poet
A selection of Eastman’s piano works performed by Chessa and Adam Tendler that include the premiere of his “Touch Him When” for piano four-hands in a new transcription by Sumanth Gopinath and Luciano Chessa.
LOCATION: The New School, The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
ADMISSION: Free/RSVP
SATURDAY, November 3
8:30 pm Twice Told Tales
Tony Malaby (soprano and tenor saxes) Louie Belogenis (soprano and tenor saxes) Eivind Opsvik (bass) Billy Mintz (drums)
LOCATION: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20
SUNDAY, November 4
8pm UnCaged: Sonatas and (New) Interludes
Angélica Negron, Eleonor Sandresky, Justin Hines, and Danny Felsenfeld
VENUE: Mannes School of Music
ADMISSION: Free
TUESDAY, November 6
7pm Max Johnson, Double Bass; Matt Nelson (tUnE-yArDs, Battle Trance) on Tenor Saxophone, and Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Drums & Drones) on drumset.
LOCATION: Barbes
ADMISSION: $15
TUESDAY, November 6
7pm Rzewski Festival 2018
Fantasia
Second Hand, or, Alone at Last
Robert Satterlee, piano
Four Hands
Ursula Oppens and Jerome Lowenthal, piano
Squares
Gabriel Zucker, piano

North American Ballads
Carl Patrick Bolleia, piano
The program is expected to finish at approximately 9pm, at which point audience members are invited to stay to watch election returns from the Congressional midterms.
LOCATION:Spectrum
ADMISSION: $20
WEDNESDAY, November 7
7pm Mivos String Quartet
Stefano Gervasoni: Clamour (NY premiere)
Simone Movio: Zahir Ia (NY premiere, written for Mivos)
Zosha Di Castri: String Quartet no. 1
Ivan Fedele: “…qui transitis per viam” (NY premiere)
[Transcription of the motet “O vos omnes” by Gesualdo]
VENUE: The Italian Academy
ADMISSION: free
THURSDAY, November 8
7:30pm Joseph Kubera & Conrad Harris perform For John Cage
Morton Feldman – For John Cage (1982)
Michael Vincent Waller – Sequel (2016)*
Michael Vincent Waller – Layers (2018)*
LOCATION:The Church of The Intercession
ADMISSION: $15-$20
THURSDAY, November 8
9 PM New Music at Lincoln Center
Program:
Gérard Pesson Cassation for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano (2003)
John Corigliano Soliloquy for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (1977, adapted 1995)
Helen Grime Three Whistler Miniatures for Piano, Violin, and Cello (2011)
Thomas Adès Catch for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano (1991)
VENUE: Daniel & Joanna S. Rose Studio (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $35
FRIDAY, November 9
9:00pm JACK Quartet
Andreia Pinto Correia, String Quartet No. 1, “Unvanquished Space” (2018) (NY Premiere)
Sabrina Schroeder, Slip Trains (2010)
Zosha Di Castri, String Quartet No. 1 (2016)
Ligeti, String Quartet No. 2 (1968)
VENUE: 92Y
ADMISSION: from $25
SATURDAY, November 10
6pm Anthony Coleman – piano & organ; Michael Winograd – clarinet.
LOCATION: Barbes
ADMISSION: $15
SATURDAY, November 10 
7:30pm Sirius Quartet presents Progressive Chamber Music Festival 2018
Krakauer and Tagg, String Noise, Richard Sussman, Rob Mosher’s Brooklynburg
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $20/$30
SATURDAY, November 10
8pm Erik Friedlander, cello
LOCATION: Zürcher Gallery
ADMISSION: $15
SUNDAY, November 11
6pm THOMAS HELTON / BRANDON LOPEZ Contrabass Duo
LOCATION: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free
SUNDAY, November 11
7:30pm Sirius Quartet presents Progressive Chamber Music Festival 2018
Neue Vocalsolisten, Erik Friedlander, Sirius Quartet
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $20/$30
SUNDAY, November 11
7:30PM Joe Hisaishi and David Lang
Music Future Vol. 5
Program to include:
David Lang, Increase
Joe Hisaishi, Two Pages
Performers:
Joe Hisaishi, Conductor
David Lang, Speaker
Maya Beiser, Cello
Molly Netter, Soprano
Bang on a Can Festival Ensemble
Mivos Quartet
VENUE: Zankel Hall
ADMISSION: From $59 to $99
MONDAY, November 12
7:30pm Sonic Temples: Music of Saariaho & Barrière with Jennifer Koh, Devóne Tines & Friends
Jennifer Koh, violin
Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
Camilla Hoitenga, flute
Aaron Wunsch, piano
Jean-Baptiste Barrière, electronics
Program:
J. S. Bach, Violin Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1001, Quia fecit mihi magna from Magnificat, BWV 243, Flute Partita in A Minor, BWV 1013
Saariaho, NoaNoa for flute and electronics
Barrière, Palimpsest Capriccio for violin and electronics
Saariaho, Tocar for violin and piano
Saariaho, Changing Light for baritone and bass flute — new version première
Barrière, Crossing the Blind Forest for flute and electronics
Barrière, Suite from The 38th Parallel — première
VENUE: Advent Lutheran Church
ADMISSION: Free
MONDAY, November 12
8pm Arvo Pärt: The Sound of the Sacred
Berliner Messe for mixed choir and string orchestra (1990-1991/2002)
Für Lennart in Memoriam for string orchestra (2006)
Prayer (from Kanon Pokajanen) for mixed choir and string orchestra (2018) — US Premiere
Silouan’s Song for string orchestra (1991)
Salve Regina for mixed choir, celesta and string orchestra (2001/2011)
Adam’s Lament for mixed choir and string orchestra (2009)
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor / Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Tallinna Kammerorkester
Tõnu Kaljuste, Conductor
VENUE: Church of St Ignatius Loyola
ADMISSION: $38-$88
TUESDAY, November 13
7:30 pm The Distant Light
Latvian Radio Choir
Program:
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars
Mahler: Die zwei blauen Augen
Santa Ratniece: Chu Dal (“Quiet water”)
Mahler: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Valentin Silvestrov: Diptych
Juris Karlsons: Oremus (World premiere)
VENUE: Church of St. Mary the Virgin
ADMISSION: From $25
TUESDAY, November 13 
10:30pm MARIO PAVONE, bass/compositions; MATT MITCHELL, piano; TYSHAWN SOREY, drums
LOCATION: Korzo
ADMISSION: $15
THURSDAY, November 15 
2019 Vision Honoree (TBA)
​2018 Honoree Dave Burrell
LOCATION: 75 Club, Bogardus Mansion
ADMISSION: $15
THURSDAY, November 15
7:30 pm Revelry: Francesco Turrisi
Francesco Turrisi, piano solo
VENUE: Symphony Space
ADMISSION:  $20-30
THURSDAY, November 15
8pm Thurston Moore Presents: New Noise Guitar Explorations
VENUE: Elsewhere
ADMISSION: $20
THURSDAY, November 15
8pm Composer Portraits: Du Yun
Du Yun, composer
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Repertoire
Lego 1  An Empty Garlic, finale (2014)
Lego 2  Ixtab, 10pm  ·  Dinosaur Scar (2013/1999)
Lego 3  Under a tree, an udātta  (2016)
Lego 4  Zinc Oxide, a tale of a seagull  (2010)
Lego 5  Air Glow  (2006/2018)
Vicissitudes No. 1  (2002)
Impeccable Quake  (2004)

VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20 – $30
THURSDAY, November 15
8:30pm Marc Ribot (guitar) Anthony Coleman (piano)
LOCATION: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20
SATURDAY, November 17
6pm Anthony Coleman – piano & organ; Marty Ehrlich – reeds and Satoshi Takeishi – percussion.
LOCATION: Barbes
ADMISSION: $15
SATURDAY – SUNDAY, November 17–18
7:30 PM (SAT), 5 PM (SUN) Only the Sound Remains
Kaija Saariaho, composer
Peter Sellars, director
(U.S. premiere)
An opera, based on Ezra Pound’s translations of two Japanese Noh plays.
performers:
Philippe Jaroussky,
Davóne Tines,
Nora Kimball-Mentzos
VENUE: Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
ADMISSION: $35-95
SUNDAY, November 18
6pm MICHAEL FOSTER / DAVID MEIER – Tenor Soprano sax and Drums
LOCATION: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free
SATURDAY, November 24
6pm Anthony Coleman – piano & organ; Doug Wieselman – reeds and Billy Martin – drums
LOCATION: Barbes
ADMISSION: $15
FRIDAY, November 30
7pm Michaël Attias, sax + friends
LOCATION: Barbes
ADMISSION: $15