This Week in New York 

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THE CRYPT SESSIONS PRESENTS THE JACK QUARTET’S LINES MADE BY WALKING
The Crypt Sessions presents the JACK Quartet in its very first performance on the series, playing an entire program dedicated to the music of composer John Luther Adams.
Monday, October 21 at 8:00 PM (wine and food tasting at 7:00 PM
Tickets $80
The Church of the Intercession Crypt, West 155th and Broadway, New York, NY

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY
This concert features music by Lili Boulanger, Florence Price, Amy Beach, Steven Christopher Sacco (world premiere), Alfred Schnittke, Richard Strauss, Gena Branscombe, Cecile Chaminade, and Giuseppe Verdi.
Thursday, October 24 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $30
Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY

AFTERIMAGE | ~NOIS AND KINDS OF KINGS
Roulette welcomes Chicago’s award-winning saxophone quartet ~Nois as they present Afterimage – a new program featuring works written by the Kinds of Kings composer collective. The concert will include two world premieres, and Kinds of Kings member Shelley Washington will join ~Nois member János Csontos on her baritone saxophone duet Big Talk.
Thursday, October 24 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

VIJAY IYER | COMPOSER PORTRAITS
The Knights make their Miller debut in this Portrait which includes a world premiere commission as part of Columbia’s Year of Water, along with the New York premiere of Iyer’s concerto Trouble, written for violinist Jennifer Koh.
Thursday, October 24 at 8:00 PM
Tickets starting at $20
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY

CYCLE AND REVEAL | MARIO DIAZ DE LEON
The Kitchen presents Mario Diaz de Leon: Cycle and Reveal, a one-night performance celebrating the release of the composer and multi-instrumentalist’s latest album—a compilation of recent pieces for acoustic instruments with electronics
Thursday, October 24 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 members
Queenslab, 1618 Decatur Street, Ridgewood, NY

CAROLINA EYCK
Thereminist Carolina Eyck brings music from her newest album, Elegies for Theremin and Voice, to National Sawdust for this concert celebrating the album’s release and the centennial of the invention of the theremin, an instrument played without physical contact. Elegies for Theremin and Voice features Eyck’s original compositions and improvisations.
Friday, October 25 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $25
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

MADE OF STARS | THE CHELSEA SYMPHONY
A chamber orchestra concert featuring Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst, a work for string orchestra that plays on the imagery of rapidly changing musical colors by using exploding gestures juxtaposed with gentle fleeting melodies to create a multidimensional soundscape.
Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 PM
Tickets starting at $25
St. Paul’s Church, 315 West 22nd Street, New York, NY

THE DITHER EXTRAVAGANZA! 2019
Dither presents their seventh Dither Extravaganza!, a raucous festival of creative music and art. The Extravaganza showcases a cross-section of New York’s diverse experimental music scene, featuring artists whose backgrounds span jazz, classical, metal, pop, electronica and the avant-garde. The Extravaganza is set up as an all-day gathering with wildly contrasting musical acts throughout the night. There are no fixed seating arrangements (though chairs are available for those who need them) and the audience is welcome to come and go as they please.
Sunday, October 27 at 2:00 PM
Tickets $12
Frost Theater of the Arts, 17 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY