Classical Music Listings from the New York Times

Ástor Piazzolla with his bandoneon in 1971.
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ACME (Tuesday) The American Contemporary Music Ensemble performs Jefferson Friedman’s song cycle “On in Love,” which blends elements of rock and classical genres. The singer-songwriter Craig Wedren, once in the band Shudder to Think with Mr. Friedman, is the vocalist. At 7 p.m., Joe’s Pub, at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, at Astor Place, East Village , (212) 598-7100,; $15. 20090730

? ASPHALT ORCHESTRA (Wednesday and Thursday) Asphalt Orchestra, described by its producers as an iconoclastic 12-piece marching band, conceived by the Bang on a Can collective of composers and performers, plays its world premiere performance free in the Broadway Plaza at Lincoln Center. The spectacle of a parade will be combined with an eclectic mix of processional music from around the world, from funeral marches to funk, with song arrangements of Mingus, Zappa, Bjork and more. True to its billing, this event is presented as part of Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors festival. (Through Aug. 9.) At 7 p.m., Broadway Plaza, Lincoln Center , (Tommasini)20090730

IMANI WINDS (Tuesday) This dynamic ensemble, which explores European, American, African and Latin American traditions while expanding the wind quintet repertory, returns to the Naumberg Bandshell to play a diverse program of works by Eugene Bozza, Arturo Marquez, Julio Medaglia, Lalo Schifrin, Ligeti, Barber and Piazzolla. At 7:30 p.m., Central Park, midpark at 70th Street ,; free. (Schweitzer)20090730

MORTON SUBOTNICK (Friday) As part of the Floating Points Festival 2009, this pioneering electronic-music composer performs an evening of his recent work, at 8, Issue Project Room, 232 Third Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn , (718) 330-0313,; $15. (Kozinn)

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