Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration

Iannis Xenakis

Source: New York’s Roulette.

This May, Roulette hosts the 70th anniversary celebration of Germany’s revered Darmstadt Institute. The three-day festival brings together New York’s top contemporary ensembles and performers to pay homage to Darmstadt’s most influential faculty and alumni. Tuesday’s performance will be preceded by a panel discussion moderated by curator Zach Layton.

Here’s the full lineup:

Monday, May 9 @ 8pm

Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration: Wet Ink Ensemble // Jennifer Walsh

– Matthias Spahlinger – “Extension” (1979-80)

Tuesday, May 10 @ 8pm

Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration: ICE – International Contemporary Ensemble // Mivos Quartet

– Works by Ashley Fure / Chaya Czernowin / Luigi Nono
– Helmut Lachenmann – “Grido” (2001)
– Scott Wollschleger’s “Quartet” (2014)

Wednesday, May 11 @ 8pm

Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration: Talea Ensemble // SEM Ensemble

Karlheinz Stockhausen – “Mikrophonie I” (1964)
John Cage – “Concert for Piano and Orchestra” (1957-58)
– Morton Feldman – “Why Patterns?” (1978)
Iannis Xenakis – “Mikka and Mikka “S”” (1971, 1976)
– Karlheinz Stockhausen’s “Zietmasze” (1955-1956)