This Week in New York

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BENT DUO | POP-UP CONCERTS
Bent Duo performs music by Sarah Hennies, Hannah Lash, and Mayke Nas.
Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00 PM
Free
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY

HILDEGARD COMPETITION CONCERT
National Sawdust hosts a concert of world premieres by the winners and runners-up of its second Hildegard Competition for emerging female, trans, and non-binary composers. The winners of the 2019 competition are inti figgis-vizueta of the U.S., Niloufar Nourbakhsh of Iran, and Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir of Iceland; their newly commissioned works will be premiered by the National Sawdust Ensemble, which is anchored by cellist Jeffrey Zeigler and makes its formal debut under the baton of Lidiya Yankovskaya.
Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $20
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

NEW AMSTERDAM ALBUM RELEASE – SHOUTHOUSE
ShoutHouse celebrates the release of their debut full-length digital album, Cityscapes.
Tuesday, June 4 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15-$25
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY

OPEN BORDERS CONCERT
The North/South Consonance Ensemble performs five works by composers from Brazil and the US. To be heard in New York for the first time are recent works by Jorge Antunes, Timothy Kramer, Max Lifchitz, Paul Richards, and Sarah Wald.
Tuesday, June 4 at 8:00 PM
Free
Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 120 West 69th Street, New York, NY

INTERPRETATIONS: STRING NOISE | THE STRING TRIO OF NEW YORK
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Violin duo ​​String Noise​​ will present a ​​world premiere​ by ​George Lewis​, the first in his new series of works for ensembles and computer sound processing. Also making its ​world premiere​ is Pauline Kim Harris’s ​​100 Thimbles in a Box for Syrinx​​ (acoustic synthesizer) and two violins (featuring ​Spencer Topel​​). Rounding out the program are the works ​​Holding Pattern​​ by ​​Sam Yulsman​, and ​​The Life of Information​​ by ​​Jessie Cox​​.
Thursday, June 6 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

THE STRING ORCHESTRA OF BROOKLYN: MUSIC OF KLINE, SPEARS, AND EASTMAN
The String Orchestra of Brooklyn (SOB) returns to Roulette to perform world premieres of newly commissioned works by composers Gregory Spears and Phil Kline alongside a reimagination of Julius Eastman‘s dense minimalist masterpiece Gay Guerrilla. Phil Kline’s Four Songs from Florida Man is a first-hearing of a song cycle-in-progress that features vocalist Theo Bleckmann, while Gregory Spears’s Concerto for Two Trumpets and Strings features trumpeters Brandon Ridenour and Andy Kozar.
Saturday, June 8 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

SHEPHERDESS
Shepherdess presents an EP and music video release party for After written by composer Joel Thompson. The program also includes three world premieres by NYC- based composers Mary Prescott, Viola Yip, and natalie[dot]computer, that have each been inspired by the duo’s mission to commission new works by underrepresented voices in contemporary music. Also on the program are works written for the duo by Bethany Younge, Annika Socolofsky, Annie Hui Hsin Hsieh, and Luis Fernando Amaya.
Sunday, June 9 at 6:00 PM
Free
Areté, 67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY

PIANO+ #15
Featuring new works for piano and electronics by Laura Cetilia and YoungEun Kim; piano, trumpet, and others by Eugene Kim; M by Germaine Sijstermans; and Cecilia Arditto’s Gespleten Piano for piano, lamps, and tape recorders.
Sunday, June 9 at 8:30 PM
Tickets $15
Areté, 67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY

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