Grisey / Pauset / Boulez / Manoury in Paris

Philippe Manoury

I don’t know much about this concert, and am struggling with the French, but it appears that it is being put on this Saturday at Cité de la musique in Paris:

pour 33 musiciens

Vita Nova (sérénades)
pour violon et ensemble

Dérive 1
pour 6 instruments

Philippe MANOURY
Gesänge-Gedanken mit Friedrich Nietzsche
pour voix d’alto et ensemble
création française

Hae-Sun Kang, violon
Christina Daletska, mezzo-soprano
Ensemble intercontemporain
Alejo Pérez, direction

Concert enregistré par France Musique
À la réécoute pendant un mois sur

> Présentation du concert par Clément Lebrun à 19h à la Médiathèque
Durée : 45min
Entrée avec le billet pour le concert
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Tarif : 32 € ou 26 €
Formules d’abonnements de 30 à 40% de réduction

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All About Jazz Reviews

Darius Jones
Darius Jones (Photo credit: tsk2001)

From All About Jazz:

Mercurial Balm (ECM Records)

Peter Brotzmann
Peter Brotzmann: Long Story Short (Trost Records)

Barry Altschul
The 3dom (TUM Records)

Sean Conly / Alex Harding / Darius Jones / Chad Taylor
Grass Roots (AUM Fidelity)

The Discordian Trio
Hazlos Manzanos (Self Produced)

Urs Leimgruber / Roger Turner
The Pancake Tour (Relative Pitch Records)

The Necks at 25 – An Interview

The Necks @ the Barbican, June 26th 2010
The Necks @ the Barbican, June 26th 2010 (Photo credit: close to 94)

From Cyclic Defrost:

Tony Mitchell interviews Chris Abrahams and Lloyd Swanton of the celebrated Sydney improvisers The Necks in the 25th year of their existence. Tony Buck was unavailable, as he is based in Berlin for most of the year. The Necks play Lizotte’s in Newcastle on Sunday February 10, followed by dates in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Castlemaine and Canberra.

The Fuse Factory Frequency Fridays

Controlled Bleeding
Controlled Bleeding (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Columbus Ohio’s The Fuse Factory features weird music one Friday a month.

March 1, 2013
Roth Mobot – Chicago, IL
XAMBUCA – Asheville, NC
Michael Wall – Columbus, OH

April 5, 2013
Controlled Bleeding – Long Island, NY
Jeff Chenault + Michael Shiflet – Columbus, OH
Truus de Groot – San Diego, CA
Bokeh – Bradley, IL

May 3, 2013
Phillipe Petit – Marsailles, FR
Yaktronix – Houston, TX
Glacial Communications – Cleveland, OH
Samuel Hoar – Columbus, OH

June 7, 2013
PAS – Brooklyn, NY
Duet for Theramin and Lap Steel – Atlanta, GA
Central Inhabitants – Columbus, OH
Lon C Diehl – Port Huron, MI

2013 Louisville Experimental Festival: Call for Submissions / Kickstarter Campaign

From Theatre Intangible:

The Louisville Experimental Festival recently announced a call for submissions for the 2013 fest, taking place June 26th – 30th. To submit, send the following info to douglasglucas at gmail dot com.

1. Your name(s):
2. Project name:
3. Home city:
4. Project website and link to some of your music (and/or video):
5. Any special requests (equipment, preferred date, etc):

The submission deadline is April 1st, but the sooner you submit, the better.

They also just launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the festival. The backer rewards include the ridiculously-good-deal of full festival admission plus poster for $25. Even if you can’t attend, throw some financial support to the best experimental festival in the region.

League of Composers in New York

Aaron Copland drawing
Aaron Copland drawing (Photo credit: ra_hurd)

From New York’s League of Composers:

Three Premieres + Competition Winning Works

Aaron Boyd, David Fulmer, Renee Jolles, violin / Lois Martin, viola / Christopher Finckel, cello / Jayn Rosenfeld, flute
Benjamin Fingland, clarinet / Eliza Garth, Stephen Gosling, piano / David Fulmer, conductor

Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 West 13th Street, NYC, 3:00 PM

Luke Dahn Penumbrae* (2008) Co-Winner, 2010 League-ISCM Composers’ Competition
Jordan Kuspa Piano Trio* (2009) Co-Winner, 2010 League-ISCM Composers’ Competition
Christian Carey For Milton† (2011)
Aaron Copland Sextet (1937)
David Chaitkin Rhapsody for Cello and Piano* (1994)

The Chamber Players of the League-ISCM date from 1983, and was organized to present concerts each year at Merkin and Weill Recital Halls, as well as other prominent New York City venues. A flexible group, comprising some of new music’s most prominent advocates, the Chamber Players, over the years, have championed works by such established figures as John Adams, Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter, Marion Gideon, John Harbison, Steve Reich and Joan Tower, masters of the early 20th century, such as Bartok, Stravinsky and Schoenberg, as well as emerging composers.