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April 2017

Alam Khan – Ali Akbar Khan Birthday Celebration

April 7 @ 8:00 pm
Le Poisson Rouge,
158 Bleecker St
New York City, NY 10012 United States
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World Music Institute continues its Masters of Indian Music series with a concert by Alam Khan. Son of the legendary sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan, Alam Khan has been touching the hearts of audiences worldwide for over a decade. For…

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Wadada Leo Smith
CREATE Festival

April 8 - April 9
Firehouse 12,
45 Crown St
,New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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It's the first-ever celebration of Smith's visionary compositions and features five ensembles performing classic works and several world premieres. Visionary composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith proudly announces the first-ever CREATE Festival, a two-day celebration and exploration of his inventive…

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$65

Handel and Haydn Society Returns to New York

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
524 W 59th St
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Boston’s renowned Handel and Haydn Society, led by artistic director Harry Christophers, returns to New York for the first time in more than a quarter-century. The 202-year-old ensemble, widely hailed for its historically informed performance tradition, performs Monteverdi’s complete Vespers…

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New Music from Hong Kong

April 8 @ 7:30 pm
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music,
450 West 37th St.
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Celebrate the unique blend of East and West with premieres from some of Hong Kong's most talented up-and-coming composers. Acclaimed instrumentalists Linda Chatterton (flute), Rachel Brandwein (harp) and Aristo Sham (piano) premiere works by contemporary Hong Kong composers Wendy Wan-Ki…

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$20 - $30

Composer Portrait: Johannes Maria Staud

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Miller Theatre,
2960 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY United States
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Johannes Maria Staud takes his inspiration from many sources—literature, political events, even streets he’s walked down. He is a transformer of mediums, taking meaningful words and images and creating music. Staud pays homage to Pissarro, Debussy, and the city of…

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Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON
screening + live score

April 8 @ 8:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Kubrick's sublime score will be performed by 50 members of the Wordless Music Orchestra, and conducted by Ryan McAdams. Barry Lyndon’s Oscar-winning soundtrack features Irish traditional music and military marches, along with baroque and classical themes by Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach,…

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Miller Theatre
Composer Portraits
Johannes Maria Staud

April 8 @ 8:00 pm
Miller Theatre,
2960 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY United States
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Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2016-17 Composer Portraits series with Johannes Maria Staud. Johannes Maria Staud takes his inspiration from many sources—literature, political events, even streets he’s walked down. He is a transformer of…

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$20

Fast Forward: Octopoda + Music for Solo and Ensembles

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Roulette presents an evening of works dating back to 1986 and world premieres by experimental composer + multi-instrumentalist Fast Forward. The evening will consist of solo works for bicycle handlebars and steel pan (performed by Fast Forward), ensemble works for…

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$20 - $30

An Evening of Nordic Guitar Music

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall,
154 West 57th Street
New York, NY United States
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An Evening of Nordic Guitar Music Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017 at 8 PM Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall Renowned Danish guitarist Jens Bang-Rasmussen is a leading interpreter of 19th Century Nordic music. He has performed on six continents,…

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$20

Contemporaneous: Transcendental Geometry

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Transcendental Geometry from Contemporaneous will explore new music written with non-traditional tunings from around the world. While most of the music heard in the United States is created in “equal-temperament,” the system of tuning used by the modern piano, the…

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$21

TIGUE X Randy Gibson – Resonating Apparitions

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wild Project,
195 East 3rd St.
New York, NY 10009 United States
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As part of Avant Media’s 2017 Tangents series, TIGUE performs the World Premiere of a new work for percussion, harmonic resonators, and projection by time-artist Randy Gibson. This immersive performance in harmonic time, The Four Pillars Appearing from The Resonating Discs…

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The World According to Sound at WhiteBox

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WhiteBox,
329 Broome Street
New York, NY United States
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For one hour you are going to sit in total darkness, surrounded by speakers, and experience the world through your ears. Chris Hoff and Sam Harnett are co-creators of The World According to Sound, a radio show that airs on…

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$20

[COMMISSION] Lucie Vítková: OPERA

April 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Czech composer Lucie Vítková prepares OPERA, a new evening piece for singing instrumentalists from The OPERA Ensemble. The piece will take the traditional musical form of opera filled by contemporary and experimental music materials, written for singing musicians playing harp,…

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Interpretations Presents: Thomas Buckner

April 13 @ 8:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Baritone Thomas Buckner convenes five new music virtuosos to perform four new works for voice with electronics and instruments. Thomas Buckner, baritone, with JD Parran, winds, Andrew Drury, percussion, Earl Howard, electronics, and Theodore Mook, cello, perform Night and Fog…

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$12 - $15

Quantum Natives: Grace Nexus (Brood Ma, Yearning Kru, Rosen)

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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For his first project as 2017 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow, DeForrest Brown Jr. organizes the US premiere of Quantum Natives’ expansive sonic universe. In their debut performance of Grace Nexus, the collective forms a new episode in the rhizomatic Quantum…

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Boston Symphony Orchestra
Live score for the premiere of Boston

April 15 @ 8:00 pm
Wang Theatre,
270 Tremont St,
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will record the soundtrack to BOSTON, the first-ever full-length documentary film about the Boston Marathon, arguably the world’s most prestigious running race. Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal—perhaps best known for his score to the…

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The ROOM Series Presents
SPLINTER REEDS

April 17 @ 8:00 pm
Royce Gallery,
2901 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, NY United States
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Splinter Reeds, the Bay Area’s first reed quintet, give a concert as part of The ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA.   The quintet performs a world premiere work by Theresa Wong, alongside pieces by Eric…

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$20.00

Concert of New Music

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saint Peter’s Church at Citigroup Center,
54th Street and Lexington Avenue
New York, NY United States
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AC Chamber Project : New String Sounds
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April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AC Institute,
16 East 48th Street
New York, NY United States
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This program includes the screening of Penelope Sheeris' documentary film The Decline of Western Civilization. The Decline of Western Civilization, directed by Penelope Spheeris, is an American documentary that chronicles the Los Angeles punk-rock scene between 1979 and 1980.  …

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$15

Random Travel Music

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Art Share LA,
801 East 4th Place
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
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In a new production, members of the New York City based composer/performer collective, Random Access Music will be presented on the West Coast. Violinist Myroslava (Mira) Khomik and pianist Füreya Ünal perform works by RAM composers Guy Barash, David Fetherolf,…

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$25 - $50

Anne Akiko Meyers and Akira Eguchi

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
92nd Street Y,
Lexington Avenue & 92th STreet
New York, NY United States
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Anne Akiko Meyers has been an extremely successful and active violinist for more than three decades. Along with pianist Akira Eguchi, she brings a program that ranges from Beethoven to Jakub Ciupinski and includes the world premiere of Einojuhani Rautavaara’s…

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$25

Great Music at St. Bart’s Presents ECCO – East Coast Chamber Orchestra – Performing the New York Premiere of Christopher Theofanidis’s A Thousand Cranes – Thursday, April 20, 2017

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Bartholomew’s Church,
325 Park Avenue at 51st St.
New York, NY 10022 United States
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Bringing together principal players of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras, the East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) has been hailed by The Washington Post as “classical music’s future.” ECCO…

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EFW Presents
Karl Berger/Ingrid Sertso Quintet

April 20 @ 8:00 pm
Howland Cultural Center,
477 Main St
Beacon, NY 12508 United States
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Elysium Furnace Works is proud to present the Karl Berger/Ingrid Sertso Quintet — featuring Berger on piano and vibes, Sertso on vocals and poetry, Kenny Wessel on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass and Tani Tabbal on drums — at the…

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Byron Westbrook

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Saturday, April 22nd, Byron Westbrook opens his 2017 residency with an iteration of Interval/Habitat -- a technique for site-specific intervention within a social environment. The piece plays a looping sequence of light and sound “scenes” that impose a time-based narrative…

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$25 - $66

Alisa Weilerstein performs Bach’s Complete Suites for Solo Cello

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
92nd Street Y,
Lexington Avenue & 92th STreet
New York, NY United States

A MacArthur "genius" Fellow, American cellist Alisa Weilerstein performs a thrilling marathon of the complete Bach cello suites in one night.

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