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Repast Baroque Ensemble Announces
First 2017-18 New York City Concerts
Through May 5, 2018

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Chamber Orchestra of New York Announces
2017-2018 Tenth Anniversary Season
Through June 8, 2018

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C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective
2017-18 Season
Through June 9, 2018


Composers Concordance
7th Annual Festival - Art Of Sound - 
April 20 - May 6, 2018 
Various Venues
  
I. Tuned Squared
co-produced with l'Artiste ordinaire
Date: April 20 @ 7:30pm
46th and Broadway pedestrian island
Times Square, NYC

II. Art Of The Trio
April 22nd @ 7pm
Spectrum
70 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NYC

III. Andy Warhol : Tap Dancer
Date: April 24th at 9:30pm
DROM NYC
85 Avenue A, NYC

IV. The Kostabi Effect
April 27th @ 8pm
Estonian House
234 East 34th Street, NYC

V. 9th Annual Comp-Play-Comp Marathon - 'Art Theme'
May 6th @ 6pm
DROM NYC
85 Avenue A, NYC 
 

Composers Concordance presents its 7th Annual Festival, entitled 'Art of Sound'. Inspired by contemporary art in NYC, the festival consists of five concerts, to be held at a wide array of venues. A compelling statement from Andy Warhol: "I never wanted to be a painter; I wanted to be a tap dancer" serves as the basis for 'Andy Warhol : Tap Dancer', a program featuring the acclaimed tap dancer/body percussionist Max Pollak. 'The Kostabi Effect' focuses on the art and music of our friend and board member, the ever-provocative Mark Kostabi, featuring the CompCord Ensemble. Our 9th Annual Comp-Play-Comp Marathon features no fewer than 25 art-inspired pieces performed by the composers themselves. 'The Art of the Trio' will showcase two exciting ensembles with unusual instrumentations: The Progression Ensemble and The Baseless Ensemble. 'Tuned Squared' takes sound experimentation to the middle of Times Square. As part of the inclusionary mix that audiences have come to associate with Composers Concordance, the 'Art Of Sound' festival presents the music of over forty of today's most innovative composers.

Various Venues



Concert I: Tuned Squared
co-produced with l'Artiste ordinaire
Date: April 20 @ 7:30pm
Broadway between 45th and 46th Streets
Outside, on top of the subway grate, in the pedestrian zone
Times Square, NYC

FREE. Weather permitting. Please check Facebook event page for updates.
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Composers Concordance presents its 7th Annual Festival, entitled 'Art of Sound'. Inspired by contemporary art in NYC, the festival consists of five concerts, to be held at a wide array of venues.

'Tuned Squared' is a co-production of Composers Concordance and l'Artiste ordinaire. Melissa Grey will direct a performance of Pauline Oliveros's Tuning Meditation (1971), a vocal improvisation beginning with a single pitch, at the outdoor site of Max Neuhaus's sound installation Times Square (1977). The installation exposes a rich sound texture of the resonance of the Square's underground tunnel junction, which would otherwise remain unheard. By responding to this through voice, as a group, we aim to create a participatory, ecstatic experience with and for passers-by through sound. Our presence and activity will create a two-way conduit, amplifying Neuhaus's original sound while contributing to Times Square's sound.

Composers Concordance's 7th Annual  Festival is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement / Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net

FREE. Weather permitting.
info@composersconcordance.com 
http://www.composersconcordance.com  
http://composersconcordance.wixsite.com/2017-18-season

Broadway between 45th and 46th Streets
Outside, on top of the subway grate, in the pedestrian zone
Times Square, NYC


 

Masters of African Music
The Jazz Epistles 
Featuring Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya 
With special guests Ravi Coltrane and Freddie Hendrix
Co-presented with BAM
April 18 & 19, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House


The Jazz Epistles were South Africa’s first black jazz band, pioneering a new musical form influenced by bebop and traditional South African music. Inspired by Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, The Jazz Epistles formed when the Dollar Brand Trio from Capetown—which included pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, bassist Johnny Gertze, and drummer Makaya Ntshoko—combined talents with alto saxophonist Kippie Moeketsi, the late great trumpeter Hugh Masekela, and trombonist Jonas Gwangwa. Their first and only album, Jazz Epistle, Verse 1, released in 1959, brought them international acclaim. Following the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre and the increasing oppression of the apartheid government—including the prohibition of jazz music—band members emigrated to Europe and North America. Two of them, Ibrahim and Masekela, would go on to become jazz stars in their own right. 

Tickets

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House | 30 Lafayette Ave 



Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts
Anounces the spring season of
Pop-Up Concerts 
A musical happy hour with the audience onstage

Tuesday, April 3
Ensemble Signal

Monday, May 14
Ensemble Signal Plays Lachenmann

Tuesday, June 5
Spektral Quartet

Tuesday, June 12
Olivia De Prato, violin

Free Admission • Doors at 5:30pm, music at 6:00pm

www.millertheatre.com/event-series/pop-up-concerts

Miller Theatre |2960 Broadway at 116th Street


Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts
Concludes its 2017-18 Composer Portraits series with 
Frederic Rzewski
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Miller Theatre

Del Sol String Quartet performs an 80th birthday tribute that
places Rzewski's 1955 Quartet alongside a world premiere commission

Includes an onstage discussion with Frederic Rzewski and Charlton Lee

Tickets: $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $7-$18

Miller Theatre | 2960 Broadway at 116th Street, New York, NY

 


Piaf
Wednesday - Friday
April 18th - 20th @ 7:30PM
FIAF

Following its sold-out one-night-only performance at Carnegie Hall last year, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, joins forces with Gil Marsalla and Directo Productions to present the international musical hit PIAF! THE SHOW from Wednesday through Friday, April 18–20 at 7:30pm at FIAF’s Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, between Madison & Park.

Inspired by the Oscar-winning movie La Vie en Rose, PIAF! THE SHOW is a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse. Conceived and directed by the Nice-based theatrical maverick Gil Marsalla, this special concert stars the internationally acclaimed Anne Carrere, a young French performer hailed as "Edith Piaf's legitimate musical heiress."

In two 45-minute acts, the show narrates the rags-to-riches story of the Parisian singer's career through her unforgettable songs, complemented by a visual tapestry of previously unreleased photographs and images of famous locations of the Edith Piaf era.

Tickets

FIAF’s Florence Gould Hall | 55 East 59th Street, between Madison & Park.



WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE
Announces a three-concert
Contemporary Jewish Music series:

John Zorn's Masada
Book 3 the Book B'riah
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Symphony Space

This concert of new Jewish music features John Zorn and three of
the most exciting bands from the extended Masada family
(Secret Chiefs 3, Banquet of the Spirits, Zion80)

Tickets: $25 (30 and Under with ID)/$40/$50/$65/$85
Co-presented with Symphony Space

Symphony Space | 2537 Broadway, Manhattan


 

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