Source: The New York Times.
ZOSHA DI CASTRI (Thursday) The Miller Theater’s valuable Composer Portraits series turns its lens on this inquisitive composer with performances of works for instruments and voices including “Near Mute Force” and “The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named.” The excellent vocal ensemble Ekmeles and Yarn/Wire, an innovative piano-and-percussion quartet, share the stage. At 8 p.m., Miller Theater, Broadway at 116th Street, Morningside Heights, 212-854-7799, millertheatre.com. (Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim)
‘A GUN SHOW’ (Wednesday through Dec. 3) So Percussion returns to the city with a reflection on the Second Amendment and its effects. Directed by Ain Gordon and choreographed by Emily Johnson, the percussion quartet takes guns as its instruments to accompany sung and spoken texts, tapping away on, for instance, sniper rifles. At 7:30 p.m., BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, Fort Greene, Brooklyn, 718-636-4100, bam.org. (Allen)