Source: Metropolis Ensemble.
METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE PRESENTS
IN VISIBLE ROADS
Metropolis Ensemble x BLUEPRINTS Piano Series
March 19 – April 21, 2019
1 Rivington Street, New York City
In Visible Roads is a pan-stylistic festival and musical cartography with the piano as guiding compass. Involving 20 pianists, 28 living composers, and 10 instrumental collaborators, Metropolis Ensemble and the Blueprints Piano Series (co-led by pianists Erika Dohi and Daniel Anastasio) bring together seemingly disparate jazz artists and improvisers, classical and contemporary specialists, revealing hidden paths and meeting places to illustrate new musical landscapes.
BLUEPRINTS unites pianists from different musical genres for eclectic concerts that present traditional classical music alongside contemporary works (including premieres), jazz and free improvisation. Co-founded by Daniel Anastasio and Erika Dohi, these unusually varied programs are each inspired by an aesthetic theme or blueprint. In Visible Roads, co-created with Metropolis Ensemble, represents its first major artistic collaboration with another performing organization, with the goal of enriching the community of pianists, composers, and instrumentalists alike through creating and fostering new collaborative relationships.