Source: The New York Times.
CLAIRE CHASE at the Kitchen (March 2, 8 p.m.; March 3, 5 and 8:30 p.m.). The latest installment of the vital flutist’s “Density 2036” project, which unveils a new set of pieces each year, is Marcos Balter’s “Pan,” a reflection on the paradoxical mortality of a god, scored for flute, electronics and community participation. Doug Fitch directs the performances.
SO PERCUSSION AND JACK QUARTET at Zankel Hall (March 6, 7 p.m.). This concert presents a meeting of the new-music royal families, each rolling out a major premiere. Philip Glass’s String Quartet No. 8 has its first performance in the United States, and Donnacha Dennehy’s “Broken Unison” has its first performance anywhere. After intermission, the two ensembles join forces for Dan Trueman’s “Songs That Are Hard to Sing.”