This Week in New York 

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AARON BURNETT AND TYSHAWN SOREY: DIGITIZED DIMENSIONS
Roulette presents the second residency performance by saxophonist Aaron Burnett which features a duet with percussionist and composer Tyshawn Sorey. The duo will play Digitized Dimensions, a series of new through-composed works with intermittent improvisations.
Monday, March 9 at 8:00 PM
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

METROPOLIS
Chamber orchestra Metropolis Ensemble makes its National Sawdust debut with a special screening of the iconic silent film Metropolis (1927) featuring a live original score by composer and electronic artist Ricardo Romaneiro.
Tuesday, March 10 at 8:00 PM
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

BLUEPRINTS I | LISA BIELAWA
Lisa Bielawa will curate a residency at The Stone at The New School. The series, Bielawa: Blueprints, places a magnifying glass on Bielawa’s large-scale projects, with performances of the intimate chamber-setting pieces she used to develop material for her larger works including her 12-episode made-for-TV opera Vireo and her Broadcast series of works designed for performance in vast public spaces, and works for large orchestral and choral forces. This concert features performances by Lisa Bielawa (voice) and Gregory Purnhagan (voice).
Tuesday, March 10 at 8:30 PM
The Stone, The New School Glass Box Theatre, 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY

ALEX WATERMAN | MUSICAL ECOLOGIES
The 2019-20 season of Musical Ecologies continues Thursday, March 12th with composer, performer, producer, and scholar Alex Waterman. Working in a variety of contexts and mediums, including sound installations, television operas and film and video works, Waterman is perhaps best known as a cellist and performer. For tonight’s program, he will present a rare evening of new solo works titled Towards a Typology of Realities We Coincide With(in) or “Why don’t we see each other any more?” for cello, electronics, and mixed media as well as a selection of new stories and songs. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted by series curator Dan Joseph.
Thursday, March 12 at 8:00 PM
The Old Stone House in Washington Park, 3rd Street & 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

NIGHT 1 | JACK QUARTET PERFORMS JOHN ZORN’S COMPLETE STRING QUARTET CYCLE
The JACK Quartet performs the full cycle of string quartets by seminal avant-garde composer John Zorn over two nights. Night 1 features Cat O’Nine Tails, The Dead Man, Memento Mori, and Kol Nidre.
Friday, March 13 at 8:00 PM
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

GAIL ARCHER
Organist Gail Archer performs works by female composers including Joan Tower, Mary Howe, Jennifer Higdon, Nadia Boulanger, and more.
Saturday, March 14 at 7:00 PM
Free
St. John Nepomucene Church, 411 East 69th Street, New York City, NY

THE PLACE WE ARE: AN EVENING WITH ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN
Angélica Negrón joins Bronx Arts Ensemble’s string quartet for all-new arrangements of her work for strings and live electronics. The evening will include a full cross-section of her compositions, from the live electronic set and pieces for strings to her body of work for piano, including a piece written for Emily Manzo and performed by Emily Manzo. The concert also featured works that have inspired her, from Ginastera to Stravinsky.
Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 PM
Pregones Theater, 571-575 Walton Avenue, Bronx, NY

NIGHT 2 | JACK QUARTET PERFORMS JOHN ZORN’S COMPLETE STRING QUARTET CYCLE
The JACK Quartet performs the full cycle of string quartets by seminal avant-garde composer John Zorn over two nights. Night 2 features Necronomicon, The Unseen, The Alchemist, and The Remedy of Fortune.
Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 PM
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY