Classical Music Listings From The New York Times


Alvin Lucier
Cover of Alvin Lucier

Bang on a Can and Ecstatic Music Festival (Thursday) A highlight of the Ecstatic Music Festival is Bang on a Can’s annual People’s Commissioning Fund Concert. This year the ensemble presents new works by Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry, Alvin Lucier and Daniel Wohl, as well as David Lang’s “Death Speaks.” At 7:30 p.m., Merkin Concert Hall, Goodman House, 129 West 67th Street, Manhattan, 212-501-3330,; $25. (Vivien Schweitzer)

ICEStorm (Friday through Sunday) The always-adventurous International Contemporary Ensemble is in the middle of a weeklong residency at the Stone, with two different concerts each evening. The lineup includes a performance by the flutist Claire Chase and the clarinetist Joshua Rubin (Friday at 8 p.m.); and new music for electric guitar and electronics performed by the guitarist Dan Lippel (Sunday at 10 p.m.). At 8 and 10 p.m., the Stone, Avenue C and Second Street, East Village,; $15 for each set, $10 for students 13 to 19. (Schweitzer)

The Knights (Thursday) SubCulture: Arts Underground presents the first of a new series of concerts organized by members of the all-star orchestral collective the Knights, this one comprising works by William Bolcom, Giya Kancheli and Andrew Norman. There will also be a chamber arrangement of Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No. 1 and the suite from Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale.” At 8 p.m., 45 Bleecker Street, near Lafayette Street, East Village, 212-533-5470,; $20 to $25. (da Fonseca-Wollheim)