From the wulf:
the wulf presents guitar (+1), a concert of Michael Pisaro‘s music for the guitar (2 duets and a solo) curated by Chaz Underriner, featuring Brendan Byrnes, Ingrid Lee and Chaz Underriner. Friday, December 9 at 8pm | the wulf, 1026 South Santa Fe Ave. #203, downtown Los Angeles.
The LOS ANGELES SONIC ODYSSEY (LASO) presents performances of concert music created with the aid of technology, including acoustic and electronic works, composed primarily within the past ten years. With 12 loudspeakers surrounding the audience, composer JENNIFER LOGAN performs a live spatial interpretation of each work, enveloping the audience inside moving architecture of organized sound. On this program is Art by Myron Dyal: Charon’s Pantheon, Jennifer Logan: electroacoustic selections, and Bryan Pezzone: piano improvisation. Friday, December 9 at 8pm | Neighborhood Church of Pasadena, 301 North Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena.
From MusicWeb UCSD:
UCSD’s newest new music ensemble, Knell, performs works by Scelsi, Boulez, Aplinger, Kurtag, and Feldman. Knell is Allison Roush (violin), Eric Moore (cello), Scott Worthington (double bass), Ran Duan (piano), Dustin Donahue (percussion), Rachel Beetz (flute), Curt Miller (clarinet), Nicolee Kuester (horn). Friday, December 9 at 8:00 pm | University of California San Diego, CPMC Recital Hall, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla.
Beyond Baroque presents the Beyond Music Series, with the Formalist Quartet performing works by Wadada Leo Smith, Andrew Tholl, and others. The Formalist Quartet is Mark Menzies (violin), Andrew Tholl (violin), Andrew McIntosh (viola), Ashley Walters (cello). Saturday, December 10 at 9pm | Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice.
(the) Handbag Factory presents, “only an emperor can know the real meaning of loneliness”, a film by Jeremy Morelock, with a live soundtrack performed by the Deglet Noor Fakirs, +DOG+, the Cthulu’s, Conscious Summary, plus videos and live soundtrack by Obscurer. Saturday, December 10 at 8pm | (the) Handbag Factory, 1336 S. Grand Ave., downtown Los Angeles.
The Royal T Café presents the Los Angeles-based new music collective WHAT’s NEXT? in a concert that will include Rain Spell (Toru Takemitsu), Warped (Laura Kramer), Varied Trio (Lou Harrison), Six Ways to Be Alone (Ben Phelps). Wednesday, December 14 at 8pm | Royal T Café, 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City.
- AMN Picks of the Week (avantmusicnews.com)
- Music review: Wadada Leo Smith’s ‘Ten Freedom Summers,’ REDCAT (latimesblogs.latimes.com)