Thursday, January 29, 2015
STRING NOISE (Conrad Harris & Pauline Kim) // Bozzini Quartet
An exciting evening of music for strings, with the Montreal based Bozzini Quartet and New York’s premiere violin duo, String Noise. Violinists Pauline Kim Harris and Conrad Harris present new works for their duo String Noise, by Bernhard Lang (Austria), Petr Bakla (Czech Republic), Spencer Topel (USA), and Dan Siegler (USA). Montreal’s Bozzini Quartet perform works by Canadian composers Nicole Lizée and Martin Arnold, as well as James Tenney’s Koan For String Quartet .
AACM50: Interpretations Celebrates 50 Years of the AACM
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. The AACM is devoted “to nurturing, performing, and recording serious, original music,” according to its charter. Throughout 2015 Interpretations will present the work of many of the AACM’s most renowned figures, including Muhal Richard Abrams, Thurman Barker, Leroy Jenkins, George Lewis, Roscoe Mitchell, Amina Claudine Myers, Wadada Leo Smith, and Henry Threadgill, all of whom are featured in the Spring 2015 season.
Thursday February 26, 2015
AACM50: Amina Claudine Myers Trio // Thurman Barker’s Strike Force Plus
New music from two important figures of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Pianist and composer Amina Claudine Myers brings her trio with Jerome Harris (bass guitar) and Reggie Nicholson (drums). Composer and percussionist Thurman Barker presents the premiere of ‘Chicago Suite’. Featuring his Strike Force Plus, with Malik Washington (timpani, percussion) Bryan Carrott (vibes, percussion), Eli Fountain (marimba, percussion), Ray Mantilla (percussion), Lonnie Gasperini (hammond organ) and Thurman Barker (drumset and percussion).
Thursday, March 19, 2015
AACM50: Thomas Buckner performs works by Muhal Richard Abrams, Leroy Jenkins, Roscoe Mitchell, Amina Claudine Myers, Henry Threadgill & Wadada Leo Smith
Baritone Thomas Buckner celebrates 50 years of the Association For the Advancement of Creative Musicians with an evening of works written for him by AACM composers. Accompanied by pianists Joseph Kubera and Amina Claudine Myers, violist Stephanie Griffin, cellist Christopher Hoffman, flutist JD Parran, and percussionists Matthew Gold and Alex Lipowski, Buckner performs concert works by Muhal Richard Abrams, Leroy Jenkins, Roscoe Mitchell, Amina Claudine Myers, Wadada Leo Smith, and Henry Threadgill.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 @ The Bohemian National Hall
AACM50: SEM Ensemble performs Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Henry Threadgill, John Cage, Petr Kotik, & Christian Wolff
Petr Kotik leads the SEM Ensemble and members of the Ostravska Banda (Czech Republic) works for chamber ensemble by noted composers of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary. Works by AACM members Roscoe Mitchell (with Thomas Buckner, baritone), Wadada Leo Smith, and Henry Threadgill are featured alongside works by John Cage, Petr Kotik, and Christian Wolff.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 @ The Bohemian National Hall
AACM50: Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble & Ostravska Banda Perform Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis, & Roscoe Mitchell // The Trio (Abrams/Mitchell/Lewis)
Petr Kotik leads the Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble and members of the Ostravska Banda (Czech Republic) in orchestral works by George Lewis, Roscoe Mitchell (with baritone Thomas Buckner), and AACM founder Muhal Richard Abrams. The evening also includes a rare New York appearance by The Trio, the distinguished improvising trio of Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis, and Roscoe Mitchell.
All concerts start at 8PM and take place at Roulette unless otherwise noted.
509 Atlantic Ave. Downtown Brooklyn
2, 3, 4, 5, C, G, D, M, N, R, B & Q trains & LIRR.
General admission: $15 / $10 Roulette Members, Students, Seniors.
Tickets can be purchased online at WWW.INTERPRETATIONS.INFO