This Week in New York 

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MIA ZABELKA, PHILL NIBLOCK, AND KATHERINE LIBEROVSKAYA
The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents the Austrian violinist and vocalist Mia Zabelka with experimental video artist Katherine Liberovskaya. The evening also features the legendary intermedia artist Phill Niblock performing his signature hypnotic compositions.
Monday, April 8 at 7:30 PM
Free
Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE
The International Contemporary Ensemble performs the world premieres of works by NYU graduate student composers Fabian Beltran, Michael Seltenreich, Vasiliki Krimitza, Aine Eva Nakamura, and Michael Rose.
Monday, April 8 at 8:00 PM
Free
Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York, NY

FALSE HARMONICS #3
Bearthoven premieres new works by Katherine Balch and Sarah Hennies. Opening the evening will be the premiere of a new duo featuring vocalist Luisa Muhr and guitarist Wendy Eisenberg.
Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $10 advance, $15 doors
Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY

SEVEN)SUNS AND GABRIEL ZUCKER | STRING THEORIES FESTIVAL
The String Orchestra of Brooklyn‘s annual String Theories Festival focuses on music for strings written in the 21st century. This year’s festival opens with a double bill of chamber ensembles that push the boundaries of traditional chamber music to include influences of jazz, noise, and metal.
Tuesday, April 9 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE
The International Contemporary Ensemble presents an event featuring artists from the ICEcommons composer-discovery database—Merche Blasco, Sofy Yuditskaya, and David Coll—in collaboration with the Radical 2 percussion duo. Guest performers include Shelley Hirsch, Dafna Naphtali, Jess Rowland, and Margaret Schedel.
Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 PM
Free
Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York, NY

J. G. THIRLWELL, JOHN KING, AND LISA RENÉE COONS | STRING THEORIES FESTIVAL
On the second and final night of this year’s String Theories Festival, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn performs two world premieres by John King and J.G. Thirlwell, and a recent work by Lisa Renée Coons.
Wednesday, April 10 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

IN THE MISTS
Through forest scenes and horizons complete with mists, hunts, and a healing song by Ishi, this concert links European and American composers with abundant, imaginative imagery. From Robert Schumann to Missy Mazzoli, Lisa Moore presents a blended collection of cinematic piano music, inspired by our natural world, and human yearnings. Composers include Ludwig van Beethoven, Martin Bresnick, Leoš Janáček, Missy Mazzoli, Frederic Rzewski, and Robert Schumann.
Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students
Metropolis Ensemble, 1 Rivington Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

PAST PERFECT | MATA FESTIVAL
The 21st annual MATA Festival opens with Past Perfect, a triptych of intimate works that use dis- and re-embodied voices to reflect how our choices define us. Cellist John Popham joins the Bennardo-Larson Duo to animate works by Julie Herndon and Matt Evans framing Dutch composer Thomas Bensdorp’s revealing personal drama Family Plot for video and automated music boxes.
Thursday, April 11 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $25
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York, NY

RHYTHMS OF INDIA | FACE THE MUSIC & BROOKLYN RAGA MASSIVE
Brooklyn Raga Massive joins forces with Face the Music, a dynamic youth program dedicated to post-genre music by living composers (including its own members), for an evening inspired by South Asian classical music.
Friday, April 12 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25, $20 members
The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY

FUTURE PERFECT | MATA FESTIVAL
The Friends of MATA are joined by pianist Conrad Tao, performing Remy Siu’s Foxconn Frequency no. 2, a multimedia theater work that questions perfection, pedagogy, and factory culture, and – wrapped in aluminum foil – vocalist Paul Pinto, in works that make the future come alive in all of its sensory overload. The conclusion of MATA’s Festival mainstage events at the Kitchen, Future Perfect visits a world of androids, bots, and zombies where yesterday’s science fiction is tomorrow’s reality.
Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $25
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York, NY

JACK QUARTET
JACK Quartet performs the complete Elliott Carter string quartets, following their appearance at Wigmore Hall, London. Composed between 1951 and 1995, the quartets will be performed in one program with two intermissions.
Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 PM
Tickets $35, $25 members
The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

SO WE MUST MAKE THE JOURNEY | LORELEI ENSEMBLE
Lorelei Ensemble, a nine-voice all-female ensemble based in Boston, combines distinct and distant repertoires of medieval and contemporary repertoires, ranging from 9th-century Byzantine chant to 21st-century minimalism. Their April program at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola considers the parallel sacred journey of the natural world and the human race that lives within it, with music from medieval English texts, John Luther Adams, Maggi Payne, Byzantine abbess Kassia, and David Lang, among others.
Sunday, April 14 at 4:00 PM
Tickets $20 to $80
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue, New York, NY