This Week in New York 

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EITHER/OR
Miller Theatre’s Pop-Up Concerts continue with Either/Or performing the music of Richard Carrick.
Tuesday, January 29 at 6:00 PM
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY

NICK DUNSTON: ATLANTIC EXTRACTION/THE FLOOR IS LAVA!
Bassist and composer Nick Dunston will give the first concert of his year-long Van Lier Fellowship at Roulette featuring Atlantic Extraction, a newly formed quintet, and the world premiere of The Floor is Lava!. The composition, written for five double basses, embodies its childhood game namesake, indulging imagination, obsession, devotion, and playfulness while reflecting Dunston’s high regard for asymmetry and extremity.
Wednesday, January 30 at 8:00 PM
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

COMPOSERS NOW FESTIVAL OPENING EVENT
Hosted by Founding Artistic Director Tania León, the concert features performances of music by Balinese musician/composer Gusti Nyoman Darta, emerging composers Yusei Hata and Yuri Lee, composer Laura Kaminsky, composer/performer Joseph Keckler, composer/pianist Major Scurlock, and percussionist/composer Samuel Torres. The fourth annual Composers Now Visionary Awards will be presented to composers Laura Kaminskyand T.J. Anderson.
Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 PM
The National Opera Center, Marc A. Scorca Hall, 330 7th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY

URSULA OPPENS 75TH BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE
Ursula Oppens performs solo piano works written for her by Elliott Carter, John Corigliano, and Tobias Picker (world premiere). The program also includes Ravel’s String Quartet performed by the Cassatt String Quartet.
Saturday, February 2 at 7:30 PM
Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY