This Week in New York

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BEAUTIFUL IN THE SUBVERSION OF BEAUTY
Jon Irabagon, Nate Wooley, Matt Moran, and MIVOS Quartet Bojan Vuletic’s beautiful in the subversion of beauty inspired by and dedicated to Cy Twombly.
Wednesday, November 28 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students
Metropolis Ensemble, 1 Rivington Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

NOW ENSEMBLE PRESENTS THE MUSIC OF JUDD GREENSTEIN
NOW Ensemble performs music by composer and founding member of NOW Ensemble Judd Greenstein, including the New York premiere of Greenstein’s The Jewish Pope featuring special guest clarinetist David Krakauer. The program will also include earlier pieces from Greenstein’s body of work for NOW Ensemble, as well as music written especially for NOW members Michael Mizrahi (piano) and Alex Sopp (flute).
Wednesday, November 28 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15-$20
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY

ENSEMBLE SIGNAL AND WOLFGANG MITTERER
Wolfgang Mitterer’s collaboration with Ensemble Signal opens with a chamber program featuring Mitterer’s IM STURM, 11 Songs for Baritone, Electronics & Prepared Piano, after Franz Schubert. The performance is followed by an on-stage discussion with the composer.
Thursday, November 29 at 8:00 PM
Free
Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY

GRIM | BLANK FORMS
Among the first Japanese artists inspired by the industrial music of Whitehouse and SPK, Grim was founded as a one-man power electronics project in 1985, following the dissolution of duo White Hospital. This Blank Form concert showcases Grim.
Thursday, November 29 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 members
Blank Forms, 55 Walker Street, New York, NY

ESTONIAN CONNECTIONS | COMPOSERS CONCORDANCE
Composers Concordance presents Estonian Connections, featuring flutists Maarika Järvi and Monika Mattiesen, pianist Mark Kostabi, and the CompCord String Orchestra, conducted by Arkady Leytush. Works by contemporary Estonian composers will be heard alongside premieres from American composers inspired by the event’s theme. CompCord Co-Director Gene Pritsker will join with Relevant Tones Host Seth Boustead for a live stream talk show during the concert. They will discuss the music being presented, and also interview some of the performers and composers. The live stream will be accessible from Composers Concordance’s and Relevant Tones’ Facebook pages.
Thursday, November 29 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 early bird
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Cary Hall, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY

TALEA ENSEMBLE: KILLING JAR
Talea Ensemble returns to Americas Society with two substantial works for chamber ensemble: a new electroacoustic work by Canadian composer David Adamcyk and a work for voice and chamber ensemble by Kate Soper entitled Voices from the killing jar with soloist Lucy Dhegrae.
Friday, November 30 at 7:00 PM
Free
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY

FAIR TRADE TRIO & WET ELECTRIC
Fair Trade Trio will join Wet Electric to perform a program of new music by female composers.
Friday, November 30 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $10-$15
MISE-EN_PLACE, 678 Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY

ENSEMBLE SIGNAL AND WOLFGANG MITTERER
Ensemble Signal and Wolfgang Mitterer perform Mitterer’s mobile beats for ensemble and electronics, followed by a solo organ and electronics set, featuring St. Peter’s Church’s acclaimed organ.
Friday, November 30 at 8:00 PM
Free
St. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

FRAGMENTS | NOUVEAU CLASSICAL PROJECT
FRaGMeNTS is a program of new music that explores the coexistence of strength and fragility by examining our relationship with the Earth. The Nouveau Classical Project (NCP) will premiere Will Mason’s Larsen C, a work inspired by the ice shelf that lost a huge fragment in July 2017, a newly commissioned work by Emily Praetorius, and works by Missy Mazzoli and Leaha Villareal. Fragments will also feature wearable sculptures by artist Chanel Matsunami Govreau.
Friday, November 30 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20
Areté, 67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY

WET INK AND BEING & BECOMING
Wet Ink Ensemble teams up with Being & Becoming to perform works by Sam Pluta, Bryan Jacobs, Louise D.E. Jensen, Alex Mincek, and Peter Evans.
Saturday, December 1 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $10, students free
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 346 West 20th Street, New York, NY

ANTHRACITE FIELDS | JULIA WOLFE
Bang on a Can All-Stars, along with The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and conductor Julian Wachner, will perform Julia Wolfe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Anthracite Fields—a work inspired by miners living in the Pennsylvania coal region. A pre-concert talk begins at 8:00 p.m. with Julia Wolfe and scenographer Jeff Sugg in conversation with John Schaefer, host of WNYC’s New Sounds and Soundcheck.
Saturday, December 1 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $54-$65
Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY