Two Philadelphia Shows This Week

From Philly’ Bowerbird:

Michael Gordon’s RUSHES
For 7 bassons
PRESENTED WITH NEW MUSIC AT CRANE
Venue: The Icebox @ Crane Arts
1400 N. American Street
Friday, March 28, 8pm

Bowebird and Crane Arts are please to present “Rushes”, an evening length work for seven bassoons by composer Michael Gordon. Performed by the Rushes Ensemble – with bassoonists Dana Jessen, Michael Harley, Jeffrey Lyman, Rachael Elliott, Saxton Rose, Lynn Hileman and Maya Stone – this unique septet of bassoonists is dedicated to expanding and diversifying the future of bassoon repertoire through commissioning projects and collaborations.

Nmperign
Matt Mitchell
Corinna Burns
Venue: Biello Martin Studio
148 N 3rd St
Sunday, March 30, 7pm

Sound and text. Food and drink. This intimate evening brings together Nmperign, the experimental improvisation duo of trumpeter Greg Kelley and soprano saxophonist Bhob Rainey, a rare home-city appearance by pianist-composer Matt Mitchell, and writer-performer Corinna Burns reading from a new solo work. The night takes place at the Biello Martin Studio, a fanciful space full of operatic neo-classic crystal chandeliers, sensually cascading metallic beads of light, and whimsical clay light sculptures.

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