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May 2018

World Music Institute
Tanya Tagaq

May 11 @ 7:30 am
Le Poisson Rouge,
158 Bleecker St
New York City, NY 10012 United States
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Tanya Tagaq

World Music Institute continues its Counterpoint series with Tanya Tagaq. 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

Spinning

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Montclair State University,
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ United States
Spinning

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe (“Anthracite Fields,” 2015) and “cello goddess” (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser honor the essential labor of spinning thread. “Spinning” celebrates the work once performed by hand by women. Music has long been a vital part…

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$20

APNM’s 2018 Call for Scores Winners – Iktus Percussion

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Areté Venue and Gallery,
67 West Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
Iktus

The Association for the Promotion of New Music (APNM) presents the winners of the 2018 Call for Scores in collaboration with Iktus Percussion. Featured composers are: Louis Aguirre, Alice Shields, Morgan Greenwood, Jeremy Rapaport-Stein, Kevin Michael Kay, Faye-Ellen Silverman, and…

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$25

Shai Wosner – Schubert’s Final Sonatas: Part 3

May 11 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
92nd Street Y,
Lexington Avenue & 92th STreet
New York, NY United States
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Israeli pianist Shai Wosner is internationally acclaimed for the scope of his artistic intelligence, deeply perceptive interpretations, outstanding technical sophistication, and inspired programming. Praised by Gramophone as “A Schubertian of unfaltering authority and character,” the pianist is welcomed back to…

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$20

Spinning

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University,
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ United States
Spinning

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe (“Anthracite Fields,” 2015) and “cello goddess” (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser honor the essential labor of spinning thread. “Spinning” celebrates the work once performed by hand by women. Music has long been a vital part…

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$15

Vanessa Rossetto: The Dirt / C. Lavender: Transmutation Helix

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Saturday, May 12th, ISSUE presents composer Vanessa Rossetto and sound artist C. Lavender each presenting new compositions. Respectively, these new works disclose parallel explorations into how trauma and memory collude with audition as a co-composional affective material. Rossetto presents work…

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Free

Gene & The Vocalists – The vocal music of Gene Pritsker –

May 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space,
2537 Broadway
New York City, NY 10025 United States
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Gene & The Vocalists - The vocal music of Gene Pritsker - May 12th, 2018 @ 9pm Bar Thalia @ Symphony Space 2537 Broadway (#95th street) EVENT SITE FACEBOOK General Admission: Free Composer Gene Pritsker presents a concert of his…

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$20

Spinning

May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Montclair State University,
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ United States
Spinning

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe (“Anthracite Fields,” 2015) and “cello goddess” (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser honor the essential labor of spinning thread. “Spinning” celebrates the work once performed by hand by women. Music has long been a vital part…

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$15

[RESIDENCY] Ka Baird: centers: 4 channels

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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piano: vivification exercises Ka Baird – Piano, Voice Chris Penalosa – Electronics, Processing voices: source Ka Baird – Voice For her Jerome Foundation Residency at Roulette, Ka Baird will premiere centers: 4 channels, two pieces incorporating 4-channel synthesis with spatialized…

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$45

Fête Galante: The Anatomy of Melancholy

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Italian Academy at Columbia,
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The culminating performance of the season on May 14 is a part of the “Painting Music” series; “Fête Galante: The Anatomy of Melancholy” recalls the birth of the painting term, fête galante, created for the artist Antoine Watteau in his…

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Brandon Lopez’s The Mess: ALLS WELL THAT ENDS featuring Chris Corsano & Sam Yulsman

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Friday, May 18th, improviser, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Brandon Lopez continues his 2018 residency with the ISSUE debut of his piano trio, dubbed "Mess," with pianist Sam Yulsman and drummer Chris Corsano. Lopez has, in his own words, “spent some time…

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$20

Phew: Voice Hardcore // Laura Ortman

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Phew – Voice, Electronics Laura Ortman – Violin, Electronics Japanese living legend Phew performs a voice-only set in celebration of the Mesh-Key Records release of her new album, Voice Hardcore. Violinist Laura Ortman opens. Phew has been a pioneer of…

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$40

Vision Festival 2018: Honoring Dave Burrell

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times).  Legendary and emerging…

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$40

Vision Festival: Mary Halvorson / Whit Dickey / Women with an Axe to Grind / SPACE

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$40

Vision Festival: Irreversible Entanglements / Nasheet Waits / Matthew Shipp

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$20

Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential: SOURCE/CHANNEL/NOISE

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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“The required subject—a collective subject—does not exist, yet the crisis, like all the other global crises we’re now facing, demands that it be constructed.” & “To reclaim a real political agency means first of all accepting our insertion at the…

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$20

Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential: NOISE/HUMAN/SIGNAL

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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“The action of principle is exactly like that of the centrifugal governor of the steam engine, which checks and corrects any irregularities almost before they become evident; and in like manner no unbalanced deficiency in the animal kingdom…

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$40

Vision Festival: Fay Victor / Afro-Algonquin / Patricia Spears Jones / Ambrose Akinmusire / AfroHORN

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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New Music Concerts
Zipangu!

May 27 @ 6:00 pm
Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music,
273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, Ontario ON M5S 1W2 Canada
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New Music Concerts continues its 2017-2018 Season with Zipangu! Artists NMC String Orchestra and Accordes Quartet Robert Aitken flute and direction   When & where Sunday May 27, 2018 @ 6pm Introduction @ 5:15pm Royal Conservatory of Music 21C Festival,…

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$20

Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential: SIGNAL/MODEL/FEEDBACK

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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“Rational conduct depends not only upon knowing what is really happening and being able to interpret it, but on having present in our minds a representation of what is going to happen next. This representation is not an account of…

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$40

Vision Festival: Frode Gjerstad / Cleaver, Lopez, Potter, Virelles / Arthur Jafa / By Any Means / Brown Butterfly

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$40

Vision Festival: Jaimie Branch / Cooper-Moore / New World Pygmies / Oliver Lake Big Band

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The Vision Festival is the world’s premier celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in it’s 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times).…

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$15

Anaïs Maviel: DIáSPORA / Cross Times

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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DIáSPORA Chiquita Magic – synths, voice Anaïs Maviel – surdo, voice Cross Times Sam Yulsman – keyboards, electronics Luke Stewart – bass Anaïs Maviel – voice, n’goni Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Anaïs Maviel and collaborators present the composer’s latest investigations into…

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$20

thingNY and Varispeed: Musical Voices Around A Table

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Gelsey Bell – Voice, Percussion, Celtic Harp Andrew Livingston – Voice, Double Bass, Cello Paul Pinto – Voice, Percussion Erin Rogers – Voice, Saxophone Dave Ruder – Voice, Clarinet, Guitar Jeffrey Young – Voice, Violin Brian McCorkle – Voice Aliza…

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[RESIDENCY] Gabrielle Herbst: Vulnerability

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Laura Cocks – Flute Mara Mayer – Clarinet Maya Bennardo – Violin Thea Mesirow – Cello Sugar Vendil – Piano Marilu Donovan – Harp Charlotte Mundy – Voice Gabrielle Herbst – Voice Performed by The Nouveau Classical Project Written for…

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