This Week in New York 

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OCEAN BREAKUP | MOMENTA FESTIVAL
Ocean Breakup explores the literary connection between tales of heartbreak and tales of the sea. Soprano Ariadne Greif joins Momenta and friends in the world premiere of Stephanie Griffin’s chamber arrangement of the “Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde, with additional works by Alba Potes, Carl Bettendorf, Guy Barash, and Stephanie Griffin.
Monday, October 15 at 7:00 PM
Free
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY

YMUSIC
yMusic gives the NY premiere of Bryce Dessner’s People Variations and Nico Muhly’s Clip. Also on the program is music by Gabriel Kahane, Gabriella Smith, and Andrew Norman.
Monday, October 15 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $25
Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street #501, New York, NY

WILL LANG’S TUESDAY NIGHT MEGA POWER CONCERTS
At 7 PM is a solo violin recital by Shannon Steigerwald featuring the premiere of Anna Heflin’s The Garden of Live Flowers. At 9 PM, vocalists Gelsey Bell, Amirtha Kidambi, Anais Marviel, and Megan Schubert take the stage.
Tuesday, October 16 at 7:00 PM
$10 for 7 PM and $15 for 9 PM
Areté, 67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY

POINTS OF DEPARTURE | MOMENTA FESTIVAL
Roberto Sierra – Photo by Ellen ZaslawLong DescriptionRoberto Sierra – Photo by Ellen Zaslaw
In addition to three solo violin works by Nicola Matteis, Jean Martinon, and Kaija Saariaho, Points of Departure features Roberto Sierra’s String Quartet No. 2, Song of the Varied Thrush by Winnipegian Ann Southam, and Aaron Copland’s Sextet.
Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 PM
Free
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY

PIANO+ #10 – PIANO+VISUALS
New works by Evelyn Emile (piano+video), Jesse Greenberg (piano+movable score), Sarah Friedland+Teodora Stepancic (piano+electronics+video), and Anton Lukoszevieze’s piece Mapping Amnon for video, soundtrack, and piano.
Wednesday, October 17 at 8:30 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY

THE POWER OF FOUR | MOMENTA FESTIVAL
The program opens with Four to One (2011), a work written for Momenta Quartet by composer Eric Nathan. The program also includes Fourth String Quartet (1928) and Enescu’s Octet for Strings, Op. 7, featuring Argus Quartet.
Friday, October 19 at 7:00 PM
Free
Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 West 13th Street, New York, NY

OUTSKIRTS PIANO SERIES I: TENDLER, ZUCKER, MORRIS, WALLACE
Outskirts Piano Series is an offshoot of Outskirts Music Series, and is curated by Eli Wallace. The series focuses on pianists working in different mediums: performances of well known 20th Century composers, new music compositions, sound installations, and improvisation all centered around the piano.
Sunday, October 21 at 7:00 PM
Outskirts Music Series, 254 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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