Ecstatic Music Festival 2018 Lineup Announced

English: Carla Kihlstedt performing with Sleep...

Via Ecstatic Music Festival.

A collaboration between New Amsterdam Presents and Kaufman Music Center, the acclaimed Ecstatic Music Festival® returns in 2018, bringing together composers and performers from different musical genres for nine one-night-only performances featuring world premieres, new arrangements and the exclusive opportunity to hear artists discuss their work. Starting Jan. 27 and running through April 26, 2018, the festival, hailed as “the alt-classical world’s main showcase” (The New York Times), a will feature collaborations from more than 75 artists, including Kronos Quartet, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Margaret Leng Tan, Glasser, Xenia Rubinos, Mantra Percussion, Mahogany L. Browne, Carla Kihlstedt, Patrick Zimmerli, Ethan Iverson, Buke & Gase’s Arone Dyer, and many more.

Saturday, Jan. 27, 7:30pm
Xenia Rubinos & Adam Schatz’s Civil Engineering

Monday, Feb. 5, 7:30pm
Kronos Quartet & Face The Music

Thursday, Feb. 15, 7:30pm
Bang on a Can People’s
Commissioning Fund Concert
A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer & streamed live on Q2 Music

Thursday, Mar. 1, 7:30pm
Arone Dyer’s Dronechoir & Mahogany L. Browne

Thursday, Mar. 22, 7:30pm
Glasser (with Robbie Lee & Eleonore Oppenheim)
& big dog little dog

Thursday, Mar. 29, 7:30pm
Bent Knee & Mantra Percussion

Saturday, Apr. 14, 7:30pm
Jeremy Flower, John Hollenbeck, Ethan Iverson, Carla Kihlstedt, Christopher Tordini
& Patrick Zimmerli

Thursday, Apr. 19, 7:30pm
ModernMedieval & Julianna Barwick
A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer & streamed live on Q2 Music

Thursday, Apr. 26, 7:30 pm
Margaret Leng Tan Premieres George Crumb, Suzanne Farrin, & Kelly Moran
A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer & streamed live on Q2 Music

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