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 June 2017

FRIDAY, June 2
8 PM Chris Pitsiokos & Miya Masaoka
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/chris-pitsiokos-miya-masaoka
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $12-15

FRIDAY and SATURDAY June 2-3
8:30PM John Zorn Improv Nights
June 2—John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Peter Evans (trumpet) Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Craig Taborn (piano) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
June 3—John Zorn (sax) Dave Douglas (trumpet) Uri Caine (piano) Ches Smith (drums) Chris Tordini (bass) Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) Jim Staley (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone At The New School (55 West 13th Street)
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, June 3
Vision Free Jazz Festival 22
7:30 Malaby /Maneri/ Levin
Tony Malaby – saxophones / Mat Maneri – viola / Daniel Levin – cello
http://www.artsforart.org/vf22malabymanerilevin.html
8:30 Ivo Perelman Quartet
Ivo Perelman – tenor saxophone / Matthew Shipp – piano / Michael Bisio – bass Whit Dickey – drums
http://www.artsforart.org/vf22ivoperelman.html
VENUE: Judson Memorial Church
ADMISSION: $25-40

SUNDAY, June 4
11.45AM Paris Capital of the 19th Century / New York Capital of the 20th Century
The event will feature readings exploring the themes of prewar Europe and postwar New York alternating with Zorn compositions performed by an all-star lineup that includes JACK Quartet, Peter Evans, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Ches Smith, Michael Nicolas, David Fulmer and John Zorn himself.
http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2017/06/04/performance-the-arcades
VENUE: The Jewish Museum
ADMISSION: free with museum admission

TUESDAY, June 6
6 PM Animal Behaviors
ICE in a program of duos and trios that re-examine the basic animal nature of the featured instruments.
Dai Fujikura: White Rainbow (2016) for Indian harmonium (world premiere)
Drew Baker: Skulls (2016) for guitar and harp
Mikel Kuehn: Entanglements (2016) for harp and guitar
Ann Cleare: luna (the eye that opens the other eye) (2014) for solo      saxophone
Suzanne Farrin: Polvere et Ombra (2009) for solo harp
Alex Mincek: Pendulum III (2009) for saxophone and piano
Jacob Greenberg, piano
Nuiko Wadden, harp
Dan Lippel, guitar
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/ice-animal-behaviors
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: free

TUESDAY, June 6
8:30 PM Caine Plays Zorn
Uri Caine (piano)
Uri Caine plays selections of John Zorn’s Bagatelles and compositions from his Masada songbooks
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISISON: $20

WEDNESDAY, June 7
8 PM Peter Brötzmann (reeds), Heather Leigh (electric pedal steel guitar)
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/peter-br%C3%B6tzmann-heather-leigh

VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15/$20

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, June 9 & 10
8 PM Cellular Songs (work-in-progress performance)
Performed by Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble
VENUE: Queenslab
ADMISISON: $15-22

TUESDAY, June 13
6 PM Mivos Quartet
George Lewis String Quartet 2.5, “Playing with Seeds” (2017) U.S. premiere
Cenk Ergün Use (2009) world premiere version for string quartet
Brian Ferneyhough String Quartet No. 2 (1980)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/mivos-quartet1
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: free

TUESDAY, June 20
8 PM Tony Malaby, Saxophone; Leo Geno, Piano; William Parker, Bass; Billy Mintz, Drums
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, June 20 and WEDNESDAY, June 21
7:30PM Wu Man And The Shanghai Quartet
http://armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/recital_series_wu_man
VENUE:  Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $45

WEDNESDAY, June 21
6:30PM Nothing / Everything Changes: Petr Kotik @ 75
w/ Philip Glass, George Lewis & Alex Mincek
http://lpr.com/lpr_events/nothing-everything-changes-petr-kotik-june-21st-2017/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $20- $30

WEDNESDAY, June 21
8:30PM Structures from Six Primes
Zeena Parkins (harp) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Chris Brown (piano)
Improvisations within selected 13-limit harmony-rhythm proportions from Six Primes (2014)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY and SATURDAY, June 23-24
8:30PM Wadada Leo Smith
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet)
VENUE: The Stone At The New School (55 West 13th Street)
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, June 23
7 PM Prague-NY Effects: The Sixth Effect
Czech Composer Michal Rataj & The American Duo String Noise
Program:
String Noise, Violin Duo (New York) – Conrad Harris & Pauline Kim Harris
Petr Cígler: Nothing is Free (2017) / world premiere
Michal Rataj: The Long Sentence II (2017) / world premiere
Alex Mincek: Way (2017) / world premiere
Petr Kotik: Overture (2014)
Petr Bakla: September (2013)
http://new-york.czechcentres.cz/program/event-details/prg-ny-effects-rataj/

VENUE: Czech Center
ADMISSION: Free +wine reception, RSVP

FRIDAY, June 23
8:30 PM KAZE
Kappa Maki – trumpet
Christian Bezos – trumpet
Satoko Fujii – piano
Peter Ménard – drums

VENUE: IBeam Brooklyn
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, June 24
7.30PM and 9.30pm Jazztopad Festival: Wójcinski/Szmanda Quartet With Erik Friedlander
Erik Friedlander – cello
Szymon Wójciński – piano
Maurycy Wójciński – trumpet
Ksawery Wójciński – bass
Krzysztof Szmańda – drums
VENUE: Jazz Galery
ADMISSION: each set $22/$12

SUNDAY, June 25th
4PM Lutoslawski Quartet with Mark Feldman & Sylvie Courvoisier
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/jazztopad-festival-lutoslawski-quartet-with-mark-feldman-sylvie-courvoisier/

VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $40-42

TUESDAY, June 27
8 PM New Music for Strings Festival
Works by Grisey, Per Nørgaard, Eugene Drucker, Beethoven, Bent Sørensen, Joan Tower, and Barber
https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/6/27/0800/PM/New-Music-for-Strings-Festival/
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: check with the venue

THURSDAY, June 29
7:30 PM Matt Mitchell & Tim Berne
Double-bill: Matt Mitchell solo + Tim Berne & Matt Mitchell duo
Matt Mitchell, piano; Tim Berne, alto saxophone
VENUE: Greenwich House Music School
ADMISSION: $25 – with free post-show wine get together

NYC Calendar November 2015

Highlights of the month:
John Zorn at The Vanguard, November 3 – November 8
Zeena Parkins residency at The Stone, November 17-22

MONDAY, November 2
8PM Eric Wubbels & Mivos Quartet: “being time”
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$25

MONDAY, November 2
8PM Nikolaj Hess, piano
Reflecting on the silence, beauty, simplicity and magic of Vilhelm Hammershøi’s poetic universe http://www.scandinaviahouse.org/events/impressions-of-hammershoi-the-poetry-of-silence-with-pianist-nikolaj-hess/
VENUE: Scandinavia House
ADMISSION: $15/$20

November 5 – December 3
Lulu, Alban Berg
production: William Kentridge
http://www.metopera.org/Season/2015-16-Season/lulu-berg-tickets/
VENUE: Metropolitan Opera
ADMISSION: $27-460

FRIDAY, November 6
7PM Atonal Hits (Katha Zinn, violin, and Illya Filshtinskiy, piano)

PROGRAM:
Nikolai Roslavets: Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano
Galina Ustvolskaya: Sonata for Violin and Piano
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, November 10
8PM Den Svarta Fanan
Joe Merolla (bass) Nonoko Yoshida, special guest Chris Pitsiokos (saxes) Ron Anderson (guitar) Weasel Walter (drums)
Noise punk free improvisation.

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, November 10
6 PM Pierrot Lunaire, Arnold Schoenberg
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/pierrot-lunaire-curtis

VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: FREE

SUNDAY, November 15
3PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Uri Caine/John Medeski
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, November 15
12PM – 6:00PM 1+2+3: Solos, Duos, and Trios for Greater New York
Keith Fullerton Whitman (electronics), David Grubbs (guitar), Eli Keszler (drums, percussion, and electronics), Okkyung Lee (cello), Nate Wooley trumpet) and C. Spencer Yeh (violin and voice).
https://www.facebook.com/events/1139630012732106/
VENUE: MoMA PS1
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, November 15
10PM Ned Rothenberg (reeds) Nonoko Yoshida (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, November 17
10PM Zeena Parkins/White Out: Tom Surgal/Lin Culbertson
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, November 18
8, 10 PM Phantom Orchard: Zeena Parkins/Ikue Mori with guests (10PM) Erik Friedlander, Cyro Baptista
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, November 20
8PM Topos Kolektiv
http://thefirehousespace.org/event/topos-kolektiv/

VENUE: The Firehouse Space
ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, November 22
6PM Ben Goldberg / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Rainey
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, November 24
8PM ITT (Improvising Trombone Trio)
Dick Griffin (trombone) Joe McPhee (trombone) Steve Swell (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, November 24
10 PM Dragonfly Breath
Paul Flaherty (tenor saxophone) C. Spencer Yeh (violin, voice) Weasel Walter (drums) Steve Swell (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, November 24
6PM Inventions, Ensemble Signal
PROGRAM:
Ken Thomson, new work for percussion (2015) World premiere
Caroline Shaw, Boris Kerner (2012)
David Lang, Stuttered Chant (2011)
Iannis Xenakis, Psappha (1975)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/inventions-signal
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: FREE

SATURDAY, November 28
8PM Trombone Solo, Schematics and Heuristics for (4) Clarinets #2, Composite #11
Marty Ehlrich, Ned Rothenberg, Guillermo Gregorio, Aaron Novich (clarinets) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Steve Swell (trombone, composition)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, November 28
10 PM TPP (Trombone, Piano, Poetry)
Connie Crothers (piano) Steve Dalachinsky (poetry) Steve Swell (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, November 29
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, November 29
8PM &10PM
From Norway—Frode Gjerstad Trio with Steve Swell
Frode Gjerstad (alto saxophone, clarinet) Johnny Ruun (bass) Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) Steve Swell (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15