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Sat 08/31/19 6:00P[FREE] Agnes Stulginska- premiere of piece for 4 gramophones,...WarszeMuzik Festival (Warsaw)
Thu 09/05/19 8:00PJ D Emmanuel/James Ferraro/Eve EssexIssue Project Room (New York City)
Fri 09/06/19 7:00P[FREE] We Believe You! - solidarity concert for Lara St. JohnGallery MC (New York City)
Sat 09/07/19 8:00PGene Pritsker's Sound Liberation 'Birthday Concert' @ ...Connelly's KLUB 45 (New York City)
Fri 09/13/19 8:00PPIGTAIL - A Swivel Stool Dance™Issue Project Room (New York City)
Wed 09/18/19 8:00PFlutter Echo: Living Within SoundIssue Project Room (New York City)
Thu 09/19/19 8:00PMusical Ecologies 9/19/19: Anastasia ClarkeThe Old Stone House (New York City)
Fri 09/20/19 8:00P[FREE] Bushwick Open Studios 2019 Electronic Music WeekendMISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick (New York City)
Sat 09/21/19 8:00PCall and Response: TRANSPOSITIONIssue Project Room (New York City)
Wed 09/25/19 8:00Pghoul|take IIIIssue Project Room (New York City)
Wed 09/25/19 8:00PComposer Portraits: Anthony BraxtonMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Wed 09/25/19 7:00P2Flutes Debut Release of New York TapestriesThe Tank (New York City)
Wed 09/25/19 7:00P2Flutes CD release of New York TapestriesThe Tank (New York City)
Sat 09/28/19 8:00PMoor Mother/Jerusalem In My HeartIssue Project Room (New York City)
Sat 09/28/19 7:30PBlack WaterTempo Rubato (Melbourne, Australia)
Sun 09/29/19 2:00PCowboys & Frenchmen Live Album RecordingSubCulture (New York City)
Thu 10/03/19 7:00PLadies First - Honey TrapsThe KGB Espionage Muse... (New York City)
Fri 10/04/19 8:00PThe Sun Too Close to the Earth/On, SuzanneIssue Project Room (New York City)
Sat 10/05/19 8:00PCrossing Boundaries Concert Series Vol. 4: FOUR SYSTEMSCRS (Center for Rememb... (New York City)
Thu 10/10/19 8:00P[FREE] Suzanne Fiol: Ten Years AliveIssue Project Room (New York City)
Sat 10/12/19 8:00PGame NightBoston Court Pasadena (Los Angeles)
Thu 10/24/19 8:00PComposer Portraits: Vijay IyerMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Sat 11/09/19 4:00PWe're not PrincessesOpera America - Scorca... (New York City)
Thu 11/14/19 8:00PComposer Portraits: Annea LockwoodMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Sun 12/01/19 7:30PChristmas Concert 2019Esplanade Recital Stud... (Singapore)
Sun 12/01/19 7:30PChristmas Concert 2019Esplanade Recital Stud... (Singapore)
Sun 12/01/19 7:30PChristmas Concert 2019Esplanade Recital Stud... (Singapore)
Thu 12/05/19 8:00PComposer Portraits: Bright ShengMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Fri 12/20/19 4:00PNEW ENGLAND PREMIERE OF “A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT” ...TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHUR... (New York City)
Wed 12/25/19 7:30PFOCUS FESTIVAL 2019: ON THE AIR!The Julliard School (New York City)
Thu 02/06/20 8:00PComposer Portraits: Caroline ShawMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Thu 02/20/20 8:00PComposer Portraits: Oscar BettisonMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Thu 03/05/20 8:00PComposer Portraits: Dai FujikuraMiller Theatre at Colu... (New York City)
Sat 04/25/20 8:00P[FREE] MUSIC OF ALICE SHIELDS AND MORETENRI CULTURAL INSTITU... (New York City)


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Saturday, August 31, 2019


Agnes Stulginska- premiere of piece for 4 gramophones, tenement house and ensemble

Hashtag Ensemble

6:00 PM @ WarszeMuzik Festival

Chłodna 41 str, Warsaw

Ticket Price: Free

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The piece for a tenement house, 4 gramophones and a chamber ensemble will be performed by the Hashtag Ensemble cooperative, and the tenants and activists will participate in this premiere as a creators. To create the song-installation, musicians and volunteers will use not only classical instruments, but also analogue phones and original pre-shellac records. Sound sources will be located in 9 places in the building, using staircases and vacant spaces. The tenement house will thus become a kind of instrument capable of telling its own story. Hashtag Ensemble: Ania Karpowicz - flutes / Dominik Płociński- cello / Adam Eljasiński – clarinets / Paweł Janas – accordeon/ Kamila Wąsik-Janiak – violin / Marek Bracha - dulcimers / Aleksandra Demowska-Madejska – viola / Mateusz Loska – bass / Hubert Zemler – percussion / Wojciech Błażejczyk - audio sphere/ sound engeneer







Thursday, September 5, 2019


J D Emmanuel/James Ferraro/Eve Essex

J D Emmanuel/James Ferraro/Eve Essex

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $25

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Thursday, September 5th, ISSUE Project Room's 2019 Fall season opens at the First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Heights with renowned Texan electronic minimalist composer J D Emmanuel giving what he has referred to as one of his “final live performances.” The evening also features composer and musician James Ferraro presenting selections from his Four Pieces For Mirai,.. Multi-instrumentalist Eve Essex performs new and unrecorded works that extend the sonic landscape established in her recent debut LP Here Appear. J







Friday, September 6, 2019


We Believe You! - solidarity concert for Lara St. John

Paracademia

7:00 PM @ Gallery MC

545 West 52nd Street, 8th Floor

Ticket Price: Free

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Join us on Friday, Sept 6th at 7 PM at Gallery MC for a free concert to support women who suffered sexual abuse in the classical music community.

Performances by

Mara Gerety, Claire Lim, Mia Theodoratus and the collective, Milica Paranosic, Gene Pritsker, Erik T. Johnson and others.








Saturday, September 7, 2019


Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation 'Birthday Concert' @ Connelly's KLUB 45

Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation

8:00 PM @ Connelly's KLUB 45

121 West 45 Street (between 6th Ave. & Broadway)

Ticket Price: $10 admission 21+ w/ID (for all ages if accompanied by adult)

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Sound Liberation takes the stage of midtowns Connolly's Klub 45 to perform an eclectic set of music and celebrate Gene Pritsker's birthday. Compositions performed include: 'The Caring Dead' with poetry by Erik T. Johnson, 'Was It So Late Friend' featuring singer Paul Mack, a new remix of a classical aria featuring soprano Yelena Dudochkin, 'No Truth /East of the Sun and West of the Moon' featuring vocalist Anya Migdal, 'Evening Star' (based on a Wagner aria) featuring baritone Charles Coleman, and the premiere of a new hip-hop/experimental song 'What We Got Here Now'. The band will consist of Franz Hackl - trumpet, Greg Baker - guitar,
Jose Moura - bass, Max Pollak - drums, Gene Pritsker - guitar/rap.

Co presented by Composers Concordance








Friday, September 13, 2019


PIGTAIL - A Swivel Stool Dance™

Ying Liu

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $5

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September 13th & 14th, multimedia artist, experimental hodgepodge-ist, and 2019 ISSUE Artist-In-Residence Ying Liu (@makeafountain) premieres PIGTAIL - A Swivel Stool Dance™, a new movement work utilizing swivel stools (deconstructed office chairs). Distilling a year-long process into an hour, a cast of dancers (Ashley Ervin, Sayoko Kojima, Shelby Nelson, Shelby Tucker and Yi Chen), have adapted to these chairs as extensions of their bodies, together developing a brand new technique. The choreography incorporates sports actions seen in synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastics as foundational sources of individual and collaborative movement. During the performance, the audience is also seated in swivel chairs, with the dancers using their motions to influence the overall fluidity of the room.







Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Flutter Echo: Living Within Sound

David Toop & Tania Caroline Chen

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $15

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Wednesday, September 18th, ISSUE is pleased to present a conversation and performance from renowned musician and author David Toop alongside free improviser and composer Tania Caroline Chen -- both artists’ debut appearance at ISSUE. One of the most significant figures in contemporary modern music thinking, writing and reportage, Toop has created a remarkably distinctive publishing history of intensified studies into World Music in relation to popular (as well as marginalized) contemporary trends. The evening celebrates the publication of Toop’s autobiography Flutter Echo: Living Within Sound by Thurston Moore's Ecstatic Peace Library.









Thursday, September 19, 2019


Musical Ecologies 9/19/19: Anastasia Clarke

Anastasia Clarke

8:00 PM @ The Old Stone House


in Washington Park, 3rd Street & 5th Avenue 
Park Slope, Brooklyn

Ticket Price: 10

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The 2019-20 season of Musical Ecologies opens Thursday, September 19th with New York-based composer and audio technologist Anastasia Clarke. The evening will center around a realization of her ongoing work Crushed Matrices, a piece that incorporates crystal singing bowls, the shards of broken crystal singing bowls, and electronics. First performed in 2017, this will be the sixth iteration of Crushed Matrices. he evening will also include a performance of new work for solo electronics and voice. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted by series curator Dan Joseph.







Friday, September 20, 2019


Bushwick Open Studios 2019 Electronic Music Weekend

ENSEMBLE MISE-EN

8:00 PM @ MISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick

678 Hart St, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Ticket Price: Free

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MISE-EN_PLACE BUSHWICK is excited to host a weekend of Sound Arts/Electro-Acoustic Works as a part of the 2018 Bushwick Open Studios. More details TBA.







Saturday, September 21, 2019


Call and Response: TRANSPOSITION

Lindsay Packer & Anaïs Maviel

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $15

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Saturday, September 21, light and color improviser Lindsay Packer premieres TRANSPOSITION, her second commissioned work as a 2019 ISSUE Artist-In-Residence. Throughout the year, Packer creates new improvisational work in support of a research and performance project entitled Call and Response. Each program in Call and Response involves a new collaborator and builds a new conversation between elements of color, light, ephemeral form, movement, sound and site.







Wednesday, September 25, 2019


ghoul|take III

loveconductors

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $15

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Wednesday, September 25th, loveconductors presents ghoul|take III, curated by 2019 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow Benedict Nguyen. Directed by Shantelle Courvoisier, loveconductors is a human movement project featuring Renée Colbert, Justin Faircloth, Maestro Flux, Ube Halaya, Shiloh Hodges, Samantha Lysaght, Light McAuliffe, Madeline Warriner, and slowdanger (anna thompson and taylor knight). For this performance, loveconductors is joined by lighting designer John D. Alexander.







Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Composer Portraits: Anthony Braxton

Either/Or, JACK Quartet, Richard Carrick (conductor)

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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The iconoclastic composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton is one of the most important musicians, educators, and creative thinkers of our time. Drawing upon a range of influences, from John Coltrane to Karlheinz Stockhausen, his work examines core principles of improvisation and structural navigation, alongside innovation, spirituality, and intellectual investigation. Joining in a worldwide celebration of the polymath’s 75th birthday, the JACK Quartet and Either/Or perform a selection of his unparalleled body of works.







Wednesday, September 25, 2019


2Flutes Debut Release of New York Tapestries

2Flutes

7:00 PM @ The Tank

312 West 36th st, ny

Ticket Price: $15.00

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Co-featuring music for flutes/alto flute/bass flute/Native American flute by NY composers Pamela Sklar, Victoria Bond, Rain Worthington, Marilyn Bliss, Alyssa Reit







Wednesday, September 25, 2019


2Flutes CD release of New York Tapestries

2Flutes

7:00 PM @ The Tank

312 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018

Ticket Price: $15.00

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Debut CD Release Event featuring music dedicated to 2Flutes- Laura Falzon and Pamela Sklar. Includes works for flutes/alto flute/bass flute/Native American flute by New York composers Victoria Bond, Rain Worthington, Marilyn Bliss, Alyssa Reit & Pamela Sklar. Post-concert reception is included with price of admission.







Saturday, September 28, 2019


Moor Mother/Jerusalem In My Heart

Moor Mother/Jerusalem In My Heart

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $15

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Saturday, September 28th, ISSUE is pleased to present Moor Mother, the viscerally charged output of Philadelphia-based musician, poet, visual artist, and activist Camae Ayewa. As Moor Mother, Ayewa’s work operates at the intersection of spoken word, rap, punk, and free jazz, examining consciousness, identity, blackness, and the global socio-political landscape through an Afrofuturist lens. The evening also features new work from Jerusalem In My Heart (JIMH), the main project of Lebanon-born, Montreal-based artist and producer Radwan Ghazi Moumneh. The ISSUE debut of both artists, the evening spans both projects’ enduring interest in exploring both ancestral and contemporary narratives through powerful sound.







Saturday, September 28, 2019


Black Water

Forest Collective - Kate Bright, voice & Danae Killian, piano

7:30 PM @ Tempo Rubato

34 Breese St, Brunswick 3056

Ticket Price: Tickets: $30 F/ $25 Con/ $20 Group 4+ Fringe Earlybird and Fringe Member discounts available

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He said he lost control of the car.
She said nothing.
He said he crashed into the black water.
She said nothing.
He managed to swim to safety.
She drowned.
On the evening of July 18, 1969, U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy hosted a party in a remote part of Massachusetts. In attendance were only older married men and a group of women in their 20s. At 11:15pm Kennedy left with Mary Jo Kopechne. It was the last time she was seen alive.
Based on the novella by Joyce Carol Oates, Black Water is a one-woman opera by Jeremy Beck exploring the anguished experience through her flashbacks and dreams.
It’s time to hear her story.








Sunday, September 29, 2019


Cowboys & Frenchmen Live Album Recording

Cowboys & Frenchmen

2:00 PM @ SubCulture

45 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

Ticket Price: Advance tickets: $20 / Day of: $25

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On the heels of two albums praised by DownBeat Magazine and Jazz Times as innovative, creative, and inspiring, Cowboys & Frenchman will be recording their new album LIVE at Subculture, and you are invited to be part of it. The recorded performance will feature a album-length musical work reflecting a variety of American scenes – a sonic tour of the nation. The work breaks the mold of composition for jazz quintet. “The band makes a glorious sound – more like a larger ensemble at times – providing intriguing, innovative and sublime music,” [Mike Gates, UK Vibe]. Join Cowboys & Frenchmen at SubCulture for the live recording of this musical journey and their third album.







Thursday, October 3, 2019


Ladies First - Honey Traps

Ladies First

7:00 PM @ The KGB Espionage Museum

281 W 119TH ST, APT 5A

Ticket Price: $35 - includes visit to the museum

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female spies and their tactics through times, cultures and socio-policital contexts, presented through music, spoken word and movement









Friday, October 4, 2019


The Sun Too Close to the Earth/On, Suzanne

Rhys Chatham/Jonathan Kane & Zeena Parkins

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: $25

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October 4th & 5th, ISSUE is pleased to present the world premiere of The Sun Too Close to the Earth, an expansive new work by iconoclast composer and multi-instrumentalist Rhys Chatham. Commissioned by ISSUE and presented as a part of the French Institute Alliance Française’s (FIAF) thirteenth annual Crossing the Line Festival, the piece spans Chatham’s aesthetic concerns across thirty years of composing for electric guitar ensembles, as well as the minimalist and free jazz traditions that grew out of NYC's downtown music scene.







Saturday, October 5, 2019


Crossing Boundaries Concert Series Vol. 4: FOUR SYSTEMS

Chatori Shimizu (Shō, Japan), gamin (Piri and Saenghwang, Korea), JunYi Chow (Cello, Malaysia), and Yunzhuo Gan (Yangqin, China)

8:00 PM @ CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing)

123 4th Ave #2 New York, NY 10003

Ticket Price: Tickets are $25 in advance $30 at the door. Students and seniors with valid ID can purchase tickets for $20 at the door. Tickets are available online at crsny.org, by phone (212-677-8621), and at CRS.

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CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) presents Crossing Boundaries Concert Series Vol. 4: Four Systems, curated by JunYi Chow. Four daring improvisers and acclaimed performers of traditional music from different cultures — Chatori Shimizu (Shō, Japan), gamin (Piri and Saenghwang, Korea), JunYi Chow (Cello, Malaysia), and Yunzhuo Gan (Yangqin, China) — invite mayhem and unlock surprising congruities by improvising over four compositions inspired by their respective cultures, stitched together through an imaginative graphic notation using visual symbols of their own choosing.







Thursday, October 10, 2019


Suzanne Fiol: Ten Years Alive

Kathy Brew, Michelle Handelman, and Kimiko Hahn

8:00 PM @ Issue Project Room

22 Boerum Pl

Ticket Price: Free

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Thursday, October 10th, ISSUE is honored to present an evening in celebration of the organization’s beloved late founder Suzanne Fiol. The event is an open showcase of Suzanne Fiol: Ten Years Alive, an exhibition of Suzanne’s mixed media work organized in collaboration with Suzanne’s daughter, Sarah Fiol, who gives an introduction to the work. The evening presents a conversation with Suzanne’s close friends: artists Kathy Brew, Michelle Handelman, and Kimiko Hahn centered around themes from Suzanne’s unfinished book/film proposal The Mothers of Creation / The Matriarch Project, while also highlighting each speaker’s own artistic practices and work. Interdisciplinary artist, composer, and 2010 ISSUE Artist-In-Residence MV Carbon, also a close friend of Suzanne, stages new work within the exhibition setting.







Saturday, October 12, 2019


Game Night

Autoduplicity

8:00 PM @ Boston Court Pasadena

70 N Mentor Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106

Ticket Price: $20-$30

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Synchromy, the L.A. composer collective, teams up with Autoduplicity for an evening of musical games and games that make music. A concert of world premieres that includes everything from pattycake to trivia, and bouncing balls to video games.







Thursday, October 24, 2019


Composer Portraits: Vijay Iyer

Jennifer Koh (violin), The Knights

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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The New York Times states that “there’s probably no frame wide enough to encompass the creative output” of composer, pianist, bandleader, and scholar Vijay Iyer. A 2013 MacArthur Fellow, a 2012 Doris Duke Performing Artist, and DownBeat Magazine’s Artist of the Year four times, Iyer is creating a modern realization of the practice of American music through his wide-ranging work. Brooklyn-based ensemble The Knights make their Miller debut in this Portrait which includes a world premiere commission as part of Columbia's Year of Water, along with the New York premiere of his concerto Trouble, written for violinist Jennifer Koh.







Saturday, November 9, 2019


We're not Princesses

AddAMovie

4:00 PM @ Opera America - Scorca Hall

330 7th Ave Ste 7, New York, NY 10001

Ticket Price: $35 - all day pass

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Film Festival with live music to Alice in Wonderland (1915) peformed by quartet Metadata. Specila presentation - We Are Not Princesses a documentary film about the incredible strength and spirit of four Syrian women living as refugees in Beirut.







Thursday, November 14, 2019


Composer Portraits: Annea Lockwood

Estelí Gomez (voice), Nate Wooley (trumpet), Yarn/Wire

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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A tiger’s purr, burning pianos, helium balloons, and the Hudson River have all played a part in the music of Annea Lockwood. The intense focus on deep listening of sonic details from nature and electronics has formed the basis of the eclectic output of the New Zealand-born composer and sound artist. The adventurous Yarn/Wire returns to perform a world premiere commission, alongside three other works, including the technically demanding Becoming Air, written for and performed by trumpeter Nate Wooley.







Sunday, December 1, 2019


Christmas Concert 2019

Ensemble de la Belle Musique

7:30 PM @ Esplanade Recital Studio

Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981

Ticket Price: SGD25 (Standard), SGD20 (Concession)

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EBM will be presenting its 5th concert, "Christmas Concert 2019", featuring world premiers of tonal and melodious music by living composers from all over the world. Composers are welcomed to submit their works via https://www.ebmusique.com/my-account/call-for-scores-dec-2019-christmas/ latest by 20th September 2019.







Sunday, December 1, 2019


Christmas Concert 2019

Ensemble de la Belle Musique

7:30 PM @ Esplanade Recital Studio

Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981

Ticket Price: SGD25 (Standard), SGD20 (Concession)

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EBM will be presenting its 5th concert, "Christmas Concert 2019", featuring world premiers of tonal and melodious music by living composers from all over the world. Composers are welcomed to submit their works via https://www.ebmusique.com/my-account/call-for-scores-dec-2019-christmas/ latest by 20th September 2019.







Sunday, December 1, 2019


Christmas Concert 2019

Ensemble de la Belle Musique

7:30 PM @ Esplanade Recital Studio

Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981

Ticket Price: SGD25 (Standard), SGD20 (Concession)

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EBM will be presenting its 5th concert, "Christmas Concert 2019", featuring world premiers of tonal and melodious music by living composers from all over the world. Composers are welcomed to submit their works via https://www.ebmusique.com/my-account/call-for-scores-dec-2019-christmas/ latest by 20th September 2019.







Thursday, December 5, 2019


Composer Portraits: Bright Sheng

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble, Bright Sheng

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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Bright Sheng is one of the foremost composers of our time. His emotionally-driven music ranges from dramatic to lyrical, with strong influences of the folk and classical music of Eastern and Central Asia. The MacArthur Fellow returns to Columbia, where he received his DMA in composition, for this Portrait of recent works featuring the composer as pianist and conductor, as well as the marimba concerto, Deep Red, performed by the talented Curtis 20/21 Ensemble.







Friday, December 20, 2019


NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE OF “A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT” – BY DOUGLAS HEDWIG

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, with organ soloist Matthew Daley, under the direction of WSO conductor Leif Bjaland

4:00 PM @ TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH

36 MAIN STREET NEWTOWN, CT 06470

Ticket Price: $25—35

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Members of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, with organ soloist Matthew Daley, under the direction of WSO conductor Leif Bjaland, will perform the New England premiere of composer Douglas Hedwig’s “A Certain Slant of Light,” for brass, organ and percussion. This majestic five-movement work is inspired by the poetry of Emily Dickinson. “A Certain Slant of Light” was recently awarded 3rd Prize, nationally, in the 2018 American Prize in Chamber Music Composition.







Wednesday, December 25, 2019


FOCUS FESTIVAL 2019: ON THE AIR!

The Julliard School

7:30 PM @ The Julliard School

155 W. 65TH ST, PETER JAY SHARP THEATER NEW YORK, NY 10023

Ticket Price: FREE

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A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning







Thursday, February 6, 2020


Composer Portraits: Caroline Shaw

Attacca Quartet, Sō Percussion

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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Composer, violinist, and singer Caroline Shaw became the youngest recipient ever of the Pulitzer Prize in Music in 2013, and she’s since taken both the pop and classical music worlds by storm. A “breakout star of New York’s contemporary classical scene” (The Guardian), Shaw is a unique creative voice whose music paints luscious soundscapes with moments of discord and unexpected resolutions. The Attacca Quartet and Sō Percussion, both close collaborators of the composer, perform a program of her works from the last decade.







Thursday, February 20, 2020


Composer Portraits: Oscar Bettison

Courtney Orlando (violin), Alarm Will Sound, Alan Pierson (conductor)

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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With an affinity for inventing instruments from found material and for reimagining the roles of existing instruments, Oscar Bettison’s music explores the boundaries of pitch and noise, classical and rock, convention and invention. His work has been described as possessing “an unconventional lyricism and a menacing beauty” (WNYC). Two chamber concertos comprise this Portrait, which features the exciting return of Alarm Will Sound to the Miller stage.







Thursday, March 5, 2020


Composer Portraits: Dai Fujikura

Alice Teyssier (soprano), Daniel Lippel (guitar), International Contemporary Ensemble, Daniela Candillari (conductor)

8:00 PM @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University

2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Ticket Price: starting at $20

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The works of Dai Fujikura are performed with regularity by conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel and by some of the most acclaimed orchestras and ensembles in the world. As one of the leading voices of his generation, his signature “high octane instrumental writing” (The Guardian) will be exhibited in this Portrait featuring International Contemporary Ensemble, longtime champions of Fujikura. A selection of recent chamber works provide a glimpse into his unique soundworld, including Minina—inspired by the birth of his daughter—and abandoned time written for electric guitar and ensemble.







Saturday, April 25, 2020


MUSIC OF ALICE SHIELDS AND MORE

EURASIA CONSORT, AND LAURA FALZON WITH SUSAN JOLLES

8:00 PM @ TENRI CULTURAL INSTITUTE

43A WEST 13TH STREET

Ticket Price: Free



Eurasia Consort will perform a newly commissioned work by Alice Shields for Soprano, Alto recorder, Alto flute, Renaissance Harp, Oud, Theorbo, Crotales, Glockenspiel and Vibraphone. The second half of the concert will feature chamber music for flute and harp with Laura Falzon and Susan Jolles with special guest artists TBD.






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