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October 2017

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140 Years of Recorded Sound

October 6, 2017 - March 11, 2018
British Library,
96 Euston Rd
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Just how important have the sounds of the past 140 years been to our lives? Dive into the British Library sound archive in our free exhibition looking at the significance of sound since the phonograph was invented in 1877. Step…

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February 2018
Free

Festival of Sizzlinghot

February 21 - February 24
Central Park’s Dalehead Arch,
64th St and West Drive
New York, NY 10023 United States
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The seventh Festival of Sizzlinghot will occur in New You are able to on Wednesday 21th Feb, 2018. That one day conference, regularly attracting a crowd of 600 senior executives from USA companies, brings together the best-known names in American…

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$15 - $35

Give Chance a Piece

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverwest Artists Association,
926 E Center St
Milwaukee, WI 53212 United States
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Audience members will frame their experience of Present Music’s chamber concert by choosing from one of four intimate concert spaces. From within the intimate and eclectic art space of the Jazz Gallery, the exquisite art collection of a private home,…

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$25

Baryshnikov Arts Center
Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Baryshnikov Arts Center,
450 West 37th Street
New York, NY ` United States
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Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time conceived and directed by Sarah Rothenberg with lighting designed by Jennifer Tipton. An all-star ensemble of instrumentalists - Joshua Rubin, clarinet; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Christopher Costanza, cello;…

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$12 - $18

Bang on a Can: Iva Bittova at The Jewish Museum

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Museum,
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY United States
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Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum's 2017-18 concert season, which focuses on pioneering female artists, continues with a performance by Iva Bittova. Bittova is known foremost as a violinist-vocalist whose distinct music blends styles from many global music…

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$22

String Quartet ETHEL and Native American Flutist Robert Mirabal in Concert

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jordan Hall,
30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA 10025 United States
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ETHEL will present new performances of its acclaimed show The River, an integral journey in instrumental virtuosity, song and storytelling. The tour comes in the wake of its 2016 NAMA-nominated release of the same title (Innova Recordings), and furthers ETHEL’s…

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MicroFEST NYC 2018

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - April 13 @ 10:00 pm
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American Festival of Microtonal Music (AFMM), under the direction of Johnny Reinhard, presents 3 unique concerts featuring a cohort of internationally renowned composers and performers. Thursday afternoon February 22nd at 3 PM in the College of Staten Island Recital Hall…

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$20

Peak Performances
Anything Goes

February 23 @ 7:30 am - March 2 @ 10:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater,
Montclair State University
Montclair, NY United States
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Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You’re the Top, Friendship, It’s De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and Anything…

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live@CIRMMT: DIY Mash Up

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tanna Schulich Hall, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building,
527 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3 Canada
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Inventors/performers gather for a circus of improvised noises and solos, featuring musical instruments/interfaces they have built themselves. When and where Friday February 23, 2018 @ 7:30pm Tanna Schulich Hall, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal Details Free…

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World Music Institute
Tal National

February 23 @ 8:00 pm
Littlefield,
622 Degraw Street Brooklyn
New York, NY United States
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World Music Institute continues its Counterpoint series with Tal National. WMI’s Counterpoint series showcases contemporary artists who push the boundaries of what world music can mean as the divisions between cultures become less prominent in the 21st century.   When…

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$20

Tashi Wada

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
San Damiano Mission Catholic Church,
85 N 15th St
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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This program collects three long-form works by composer Tashi Wada that explore diverging aspects of tuning and tonality, performed for the first time in New York. Valence (2016), written for cellist Charles Curtis, isolates and re-harmonizes the natural overtones of…

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$15

Beatriz Ferreyra / Eric Frye: Obfuscation Morphologies

February 24 @ 8:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Saturday, February 24th, ISSUE presents Argentine acousmatic composer Beatriz Ferreyra and Obfuscation Morphologies, a new work by Eric Frye. Though they differ in generation, both composers employ kindred methods for orienting sonic surfaces with signature intensity and precision across electroacoustic…

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new emergences #12 – trans and noise
Charles Celéste Hutchins in Amsterdam

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Broedplaats LELY,
Schipluidenlaan 12,
Amsterdam, 1062 HE Netherlands
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An event on trans gender and noise music with a lecture and a performance by composer performer Charles Céleste Hutchins and a discussion moderated by Looi van Kessel (Leiden University) Why noise? In English, the word ‘noise’ comes with myriad…

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New Music Concerts
Trio Arkel

February 25 @ 8:00 pm
Gallery 345,
345 Sorauren Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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New Music Concerts continues its 2017-2018 Season with Trio Arkel. Artists Marie Bérard violin Teng Li viola Winona Zelenka cello   When & where Sunday February 25, 2018 @ 8pm Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Avenue Toronto   Details Tickets $35…

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$20

New Music for Voice and Ensembles

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
524 W 59th St
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Nine pieces by nine New York Composers Circle members, including the winner of our 11th Annual NYCC Composers' Competition. Tuesday, February 27, 7:30PM, Advent Lutheran Church, Broadway & 93rd St., New York City. STUDENTS FREE. RECEPTION FOLLOWING.

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$15

[RESIDENCY] Amirtha Kidambi: Solo // Elder Ones

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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For her first residency performance of the 2017-2018 season, Amirtha Kidambi performs Yajna, a solo vocal ritual designed as a sacrifice to the metaphoric sacred fire to purge the dark energies of this era. The performance will be followed by…

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$20

Bearthoven: New Works

February 28 @ 8:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Karl Larson — Piano Pat Swoboda — Bass Matt Evans — Percussion Program: Shelley Washington — Silk (2017)* Kristina Wolfe — Near Sky (2017)* Adam Roberts — happy/angry music (2017)* Scott Wollschleger — American Dream (2017)* * NYC Premiere Fresh…

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March 2018
$20 - $30

Composer Portraits: Ann Cleare

March 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Miller Theatre,
2960 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY United States
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Addressing themes that range from darkness and isolation to perception and discovery, Ann Cleare has an uncanny ability to translate our innermost experiences and emotions through music. But the spatial and visual aspects of sound excite her, too, as in…

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Frozen Music // Ben Manley Electroacoustic Solos and Duos

March 1 @ 8:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Two presentations of collective art-making at the crossroads of sound and action, from artists based in Miami and New York Composer Gustavo Matamoros and the Miami-based sound art collective Frozen Music (with David Dunn and Rene Barge) presents the New…

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$15

Carl Stone, Ned Rothenberg, Ami Yamasaki

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 BOERUM PLACE, BROOKLYN
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Friday, March 2nd, ISSUE presents an evening of overlapping improvisations between computer music pioneer Carl Stone, composer and performer Ned Rothenberg, and Tokyo-based vocalist and cross-media artist Ami Yamasaki. While Stone and Rothenberg have performed together previously in Japan over…

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World Music Institute
Africa Now!

March 3 @ 8:00 pm
Apollo Theater,
253 W 125th St
New York, 10027 United States
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Africa Now!

Now in its sixth season, this annual concert at the Apollo celebrates the best of today’s African music scene. This year’s concert spotlights the continent’s contemporary trends in electronic music featuring Black Coffee, Tony Allen & Jeff Mills and Pierre…

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$25

Inon Barnatan at 92Y

March 3 @ 8:00 pm
92nd Street Y,
Lexington Avenue & 92th STreet
New York, NY United States
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Hailed as “one of the most admired pianists of his generation,” by the New York Times, Israeli pianist Inon Barnatan offers a fascinating look at “musical moments,” with versions of these small gems by Schubert (Moments musicaux, D. 780), Israeli…

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Free

ETHEL String Quartet Celebrates Female Composers

March 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court,
6th & Constitution
Washington,, DC 20565 United States
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ETHEL, a postmodern, indie-classical quartet, pays special homage to the brilliant, gorgeous, and masterful women who are making their musical mark on the 21st century. Sometimes fierce, sometimes seductive, always full of creativity, composers like Mary Ellen Childs, Anna Clyne,…

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Signal Flow – Graduate Festival of New Music

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - March 11 @ 4:00 pm
Littlefield Concert Hall – Mills College,
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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Signal Flow is a four-day music festival, held annually in the spring, featuring graduate work in composition, performance and multi-media installation from the distinguished Mills College Music Department. Concerts, installations and multi-media works are held in the historic Jeannik Méquet…

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$15

Scott L. Miller & Dan Lippel ​RABA CD/DVD Release Show

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio Z,
275 East Fourth Street, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55112 United States
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A Concert at Studio Z in Lowertown, St. Paul celebrating the release of Scott L. Miller's Raba (available on New Focus Recordings, March 16). Guitarist Dan Lippel will perform works from the CD and film premieres from the Raba DVD…

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