This Week in New York 

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THE THIRD ASCENSION | THE GLENN BRANCA ENSEMBLE
Branca conducts a world premiere for guitar, bass, and drums, with Reg Bloor, Arad Evans, and Owen Weaver. This piece is the latest development of Branca’s influential 1981 work The Ascension, in which he experiments with resonances generated by alternate tunings for multiple electric guitars.
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM
Tickets $25
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street New York, NY

MOMENTA QUARTET: JULIÁN CARRILLO
Music of the Americas presents Momenta Quartet in a performance of the string quartets of Mexican modernist Julián Carrillo.
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $20
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY

THE STONE PEOPLE | LISA MOORE
Pianist Lisa Moore releases her new solo Cantaloupe Music album, The Stone People, featuring music by John Luther Adams, Martin Bresnick, Missy Mazzoli, Kate Moore, and Julia Wolfe.
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15-$25
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY

TANGENT: BLOWBACK | AVANT MUSIC FESTIVAL
Tangents at the 2016 Avant Music Festival opens with the world premiere of composer/percussionist Jude Traxler’s Blowback (and other mishaps), for percussion quartet and “roaming click track,” performed by Mangobot.
Tuesday, February 23 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $12, $8 students/seniors
Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, New York, NY

AMERICAN IMMERSION: GEORG FRIEDRICH HAAS
JACK performs Georg Friedrich Haas’s third string quartet, In iij. Noct, in complete darkness.
Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30 PM
Free
Austrian Cultural Forum, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY

THE THIRD ASCENSION | THE GLENN BRANCA ENSEMBLE
Branca conducts a world premiere for guitar, bass, and drums, with Reg Bloor, Arad Evans, and Owen Weaver. This piece is the latest development of Branca’s influential 1981 work The Ascension, in which he experiments with resonances generated by alternate tunings for multiple electric guitars.
Wednesday, February 24 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $25
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street New York, NY

ALEX MINCEK | COMPOSER PORTRAITS
The music of Alex Mincek is featured at this Composer Portraits concert, including two world premieres featuring Yarn/Wire and the Mivos Quartet.
Thursday, February 25 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20-$30
Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY

ANTHONY COLEMAN BELATED 60TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT
TILT Brass performs music by composer Anthony Coleman.
Thursday, February 25 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 students/seniors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

AMERICAN IMMERSION: GEORG FRIEDRICH HAAS
Talea Ensemble performs US premiere of I can’t breathe (in memoriam Eric Garner).
Friday, February 26 at 8:00 PM
Free
Austrian Cultural Forum, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY

TENTH INTERVENTION PRESENTS: ROBERT ASHLEY’S PERFECT LIVES
Tenth Intervention presents Robert Ashley’s Perfect Lives in a marathon concert with guest artists and dancer; completely memorized.
Saturday, February 27 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

JOHN KING | AVANT MUSIC FESTIVAL
Three 20-minute “micro-operas” by John King will be sung by his longtime collaborators Joan La Barbara and Gelsey Bell, with the composer on viola and electronics. The program features the world premiere of What Is The Word, based on Samuel Beckett’s last work and commissioned by Avant Media.
Saturday, February 27 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $16, $12 students/seniors
Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, New York, NY