This Week in New York

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CONTACT!
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic return for the final performance of CONTACT!, its new-music series. Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, the evening will showcase emerging Russian composers Nikolay Popov, Denis Khorov, Marina Khorkova, Dmitri Kourliandski, and Alexander Khubeev.
Monday, April 2 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $35
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

ENSEMBLE SIGNAL | POP-UP CONCERTS
Ensemble Signal returns to the Pop-Up series with a concert that shines a spotlight on violinist Lauren Cauley and pianist David Friend. Featured as soloists as well as in duet, the program features works by Christopher Cerrone, Tonia Ko, and David Lang.
Tuesday, April 3 at 6:00 PM
Free
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY

METACOSMOS | ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR
Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the New York Philharmonic in the world premiere of Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Metacosmos. The program also includes music by Beethoven.
Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5 at 7:30 PM; Friday, April 6 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $75-$166
Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall, New York, NY

PATTY WATERS | BLANK FORMS
Patty Waters is featured on this iteration on the Blank Forms series. Her concert—with original pianist Burton Greene as well as bassist Mario Pavone and percussionist Barry Altschul—will be Waters’ first New York appearance since 2003.
Thursday, April 5 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $75 prime seating, $30 general, $22.50 members
First Unitarian Congregational Society, 119-121 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

SOUNDS OF AKARI
In celebration of the exhibition Akari: Sculpture by Other Means, The Noguchi Museum presents Sounds of Akari, a musical performance featuring violist Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, harpist Ashley Jackson, and flutist Alice Teyssier in a program featuring an original composition by Lanziotti and works by Claude Debussy, Andrew Norman, and Toru Takemitsu.
Friday, April 6 at 6:30 PM
Free
Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road, Queens, NY

ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: DREAMSCAPES
Clarice Assad. Credit: Amara Photos.Clarice Assad. Credit: Amara Photos.
The program features the world premieres of Ethan Iverson’s first orchestral work, Concerto to Scale, with the composer as the piano soloist, and Steve Lehman’s Ten Threshold Studies, both commissioned by ACO; and the New York premieres of Clarice Assad’s Dreamscapes featuring violinist Elena Urioste, TJ Anderson’s Bahia Bahia, and Hitomi Oba’s September Coming, which was first read at the Buffalo Philharmonic EarShot Readings led by ACO after Oba’s participation in ACO’s 2015 Jazz Composers Orchestra Initiative.
Friday, April 6 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $41-$51
Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY

FOR THIS FROM THAT WILL BE FILLED ALBUM RELEASE
Cellist Clarice Jensen releases her debut solo album, For this from that will be filled, worldwide on Miasmah Recordings on April 6, 2018. She celebrates the release with this concert featuring music from the album. The Ambient Church concert also celebrates the release of electronic artist Christina Vantzou’s new album, No. 4, and includes the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), Steve Hauschildt, Deradoorian, John Also Bennett, and C. Lavender.
Saturday, April 7 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25
Bushwick Methodist Church, 1139 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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