This Week’s Concerts in New York

English: Carla Kihlstedt performing with Sleep...

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THE LIGHT WITHIN | LE TRAIN BLEU

John Luther Adams

Flutist and composer Ransom Wilson brings his eclectic musical collective, Le Train Bleu, in this NS debut, featuring a program of works by John Luther Adams, Jacob TV, Huang Ruo, and Reena Esmail, as well as multimedia by Guillerma Laporta and live painting.
Tuesday, January 6 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

COME WANDER WITH ME | DARREN SOLOMON

Come Wander With Me is a hybrid DJ set/live instrumental performance piece by NS curator Darren Solomon, featuring choreography by Jennifer McQuiston Lott and video projections by Owen O’Neill. Incorporating the repurposed and transformed music of Charles Ives, Beethoven, Kelly Clarkson and Kanye West, among others, this work sails the waters of improvisation, spoken word, minimalism and electronic ambient music.
Wednesday, January 7 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

THE REAL ME | JEREMY FLOWER & CARLA KIHLSTEDT

Jeremy Flower’s The Real Me is the debut record from the Cambridge, MA composer and multi-instrumentalist. The album is a catalog of realizations made while getting older; like diary entries from someone that finally understands all the axioms preached by an older generation are full of truth. It features the voice of Carla Kihlstedt with a core group of guitar, bass, drums and electronics, which live within a chamber ensemble of winds, brass, and strings.
Thursday, January 8 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $25
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

SÁGA | PROTOTYPE

Sága stands midway between a modern opera and a song cycle, told through the prism of the Belgian indie band Dez Mona in a sparkling collaboration with B.O.X. (Baroque Orchestration X), along with the outstanding vocalist Gregory Frateur, and tells stories of the soul, and goes in search of love for the land, a home and the world in which it lives. The title refers to the well-known epic tales composed in Iceland and Greenland some time between the 12th and 14th centuries, as well as to Sága, the goddess of history and storytelling in Norse mythology.
Friday, February 9 at 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM & Saturday, January 10 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY