This Week in New York

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THE MAHLER QUESTION: EMERGING AUSTRIANS
Mahler, along with his young compatriot Arnold Schoenberg, was certainly one of the dominant compositional voices in fin-de-siecle Vienna, but who are the emerging Austrian composers of today?
Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00 PM
Free (reservations required)
Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY

THE MAHLER QUESTION: THE MAHLER DISCUSSION
Two important scholars join the Moving Sounds Festival’s composers and performers to create a rich discussion on Gustav Mahler and his influence on contemporary music and culture: Columbia University lecturer Marilyn McCoy and Thomas Schäfer. These scholars join festival participating composers Elisabeth Harnik, Patricia Alessandrini, Oliver Schneller, Taylor Brook, Meaghan Burke, and Bernd Klug.
Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 PM
Free (reservations required)
North of History Gallery, 445 Columbus Ave at W 81st Street New York, NY

HIDEJIRO HONJOH X ICE | SHAMISEN EVOLUTION
Shamisen player Hidejiro Honjoh is joined by members of International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) to deliver three world premieres composed by Vijay Iyer, Nathan Davis, and Yu Kuwabara. The program also includes pieces by Yuji Takahashi and Dai Fujikura, along with the U.S. premiere of the full score of Scott Johnson’s Up and Back for shamisen, electric guitar, cello, and piano.
Friday, October 5 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $38, $30 members
Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY

JU-EH + HWARG
Ju-eh+Hwarg is an experimental operatic duo that uses electronics with a dramatic stage presence. Two musical personalities collide and co-work to create a sound universe of its own, Ju-eh+Hwarg present a program mixing environmental sound samples, poetry, and singing.
Sunday, October 7 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $10
Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2, 196 Allen Street, New York, NY

KEN THOMSON PORTRAIT
Roulette welcomes Brooklyn-based clarinetist, saxophonist, and composer Ken Thomson for an evening of music featuring the New York premieres of Ripple and Pall, followed by a performance by Thomson’s ensemble project, Sextet, as they celebrate their latest album, out now on New Focus Recordings.
Sunday, October 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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