Source: New York’s Areté Venue & Gallery.
10/8/19, 8:00 pm
Large Furniture is a quartet of bass players from Brooklyn, NY (Greg Chudzik, Tristan Kasten-Krause, Evan Runyon and Pat Swoboda) that decided what the world really needed was a bass quartet. Their 2019-2020 season opener features the music of Julia Wolfe, Veronika Krausas, Robert Honstein and Larry Polansky, and since they’ve rehearsed it now you have to listen to it.
Robert Honstein, Alone Together (2012)
Veronika Krausas, Sillages (2013)
Larry Polansky, Movement for Lou Harrison (1976/1988)
Julia Wolfe, Stronghold (2008)
Sputterbox: Music for 8×11 Rug
10/10/19, 7:30 pm
Sputter Box presents their first premieres concert! Music for 8×11 Rug is the culmination of a true collaborative experience between performer, composer, and choreographer.
After working in collaborative composition intensives with three composers and a choreographer, Sputter Box will present a premieres concert of interdisciplinary art pieces. Kathryn Vetter (clarinet/bass clarinet), Alina Tamborini (voice), and Peter White (percussion) will perform pieces by Alan Hankers, Joe Krycia, and Christopher Lucius Newman, and choreographed by Neil Parsons. These pieces range from an exploration of a soundworld inspired by the physical act of writing to a satirical commentary on the contemporary classical music field in relation to the Millennial generation.
DAVID HANEY: BIRTH OF A CITY
FOR STRING QUARTET AND IMPROVISING QUARTET
10/13/19, 7-9:00 pm
Jason Kao Hwang violin, Melanie Dyer viola, Adam Lane bass, Tomas Ulrich cello, Julian Priester trombone, Steve Swell trombone, Dave Storrs percussion, Bernard Purdie percussion
Birth of a City is in that third-stream universe that brings in aspects of classical chamber music with jazz for a more cerebral experience of musical material… Certainly an album worth exploring- Cinemusical, August 2019.
10/19/19, 5:00 pm
Kyle Hutchins | Bera Romairone | Sara Zazo
Acute Trio is a modular saxophone trio with members Kyle Hutchins (USA), Bera Romairone (Argentina), and Sara Zazo (Spain) who met at the 2016 Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Germany. Their program will consist of new works written for them by 113 (One Thirteen) Composer’s Collective members Joey Crane, Benjamin J Mansavage Klein, Sam Krahn, Joshua Musikantow, Tiffany M. Skidmore, and Adam Zahller.
Sunday, 10/20/19, 8:00 pm
Den Haag Tribute
Germaine Sijstermans: Jasminum
Vladan Kulišić: new work
Grzegorz Marciniak: melodica duets
Assaf Gidron: Group + Teodora Stepančić: Trumpet
Germaine, Vladan, Grzegorz, Assaf and Teodora met at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague (Netherlands). There they played, composed, drank and also lived together at the legendary Stevinstraat house. Now they still play, compose and drink together.
Piano+ is a concert series dedicated to new and recent music for piano with other instruments and media, inviting composers, performers and audiences into an intimate listening experience, a space for sharing sounds, ideas and music, for open minds and ears. Curated by composer and pianist Teodora Stepančić.
October 25th, 8:00 PM
Screenings of Muyassar’s 16mm film trilogy:
*A Song for Many Women (9m21s, 2018) is a short 16mm movement film exploring gravity, perception, and subtlety. A woman’s dance in the aftermath of war and destruction.
*Field Dances (9m17s, 2019) is a short 16mm dance film ruminating on space, scale, micromovements, and anatomy.
*Travelling (10m9s, 2017) is a short 16mm movement film, a pilgrimage, a ritual: exploring gravity, vulnerability, spaces between spaces, visual rhythm, and presence.