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New York, NY – 03/02/19 – Scandinavia House, the Victor Borge Concert Hall – Music From Japan

Who Music From Japan When Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:30pm – Where Scandinavia House, the Victor Borge Concert Hall (map) 58 Park Ave at 38th st New York, NY Other InfoFestival 2019 Music From Japan is pleased to announce its Festival 2019 program. For its 44th season MFJ will present the fourth year of the Artist Residence Program which will facilitate dialogue between composers, critics and music scholars from the US and Japan. The Artist Residence Program will also include two concerts of Japanese music: one curated by musicologist Miyuki Shiraishi and one featuring the works of Yumi Saiki.

On Saturday, March 2nd, the Shiraishi-curated program will feature composers influenced by John Cage. A highlight of the program will be the world premiere of a new piece by Takahiro Kuroda, commissioned by Music From Japan. The concert will be preceded by a lecture by the curator, and followed by an open forum with a question and answer session. The Sunday concert, The Works of Yumi Saiki, will include a cross-section of the composer’s work over the past fifteen years. It too will be followed by an open forum with New York and Japanese composers, critics and scholars.

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Brooklyn, NY – 02/08/19 – Roulette Brooklyn – Argento Ensemble The Voices of Erin Gee

Who Argento Ensemble The Voices of Erin Gee When Friday, February 8, 2019 8:00pm – Where Roulette Brooklyn (map) 509 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn, NY Other InfoFriday, February 8, 8pm The Voices of Erin Gee Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn Click here for google maps ​ Cited by Alex Ross as among the most influential composer-vocalists of the 21st century, Erin Gee is quickly emerging as a singular compositional voice of her generation, particularly with her Mouthpiece series consisting of intricate and detailed works for voice and ensemble.

Argento presents Gee’s vocal works spanning from 2000 to 2016, performed by the composer herself alongside the stellar musicians of Argento’s ensemble, creating an opportunity for audiences to engage with her fascinating sonic tapestry and witness the evolution of an essential voice within the current landscape of experimental concert music.

PROGRAM (All works by Erin Gee)

Yamaguchi 1 & 2 (2005) for solo voice
Akiguchi (2005) for solo voice
Mouthpiece: Segment of the 4th Letter (2007) for bass flute, clarinet, percussion, viola, and cello
Mouthpiece 29 (2016) for voice, violin, viola, and double bass

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Mouthpiece 1 (2000) for solo voice
Mouthpiece 2 (2002) for solo voice

Mouthpiece 25 (2015) for bass flute, bass clarinet, and electric guitar
Mouthpiece 4 (2004) for solo voice
Yamaguchi 3 (2005) for solo voice
Mouthpiece: Segment of the 3rd Letter (2007) for amplified voice, bass flute, percussion, viola, and double bass

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New York, New York – 01/27/19 – National Opera Center – Scorca Hall – The Bowers Fader Duo presents the Third Annual New American Art Song Concert (Encore presentation)

Who The Bowers Fader Duo presents the Third Annual New American Art Song Concert (Encore presentation) When Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:00pm – Where National Opera Center – Scorca Hall (map) 330 7th AVENUE 7th Floor New York, New York 10001 Other InfoBowers Fader Duo Third Annual New American Art Song Concert Works written and arranged for the duo including those by:
William Anderson
Frank Brickle
Harold Meltzer
Hilary Purrington
Paul Salerni
Scott Wheeler
Randall Woolf

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New York, NY – 12/06/18 – Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall – Festival Chamber Music

Who Festival Chamber Music When Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:00pm – Where Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall (map) 154 W. 57th St, near. Seventh Ave. New York, NY 10106 Other InfoThursday, December 6, 2018 at 8pm Weill Recital Hall Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) Serenade Op. 19 for Violin, Cello and Guitar Jean Françaix (1912-1997) String Trio
Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904) Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 87

Katie Lansdale, Violin/Viola
John Marcus, Violin
Ruth Sommers, Cello
Mika Sasaki, Piano
Oren Fader, Guitar

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New York, NY – 11/29/18 – DiMenna Center for Classical Music – Estonian Connections by Composers Concordance

Who Estonian Connections by Composers Concordance When Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00pm – Where DiMenna Center for Classical Music (map) 450 West 37th Street New York, NY 10018 Other InfoOn November 29th at 8pm at The DiMenna Center – Mary Flagler Cary Hall, Composers Concordance will present a concert entitled ‘Estonian Connections,’ featuring flutists Maarika Järvi and Monika Mattiesen, pianist Mark Kostabi, and the CompCord String Orchestra, conducted by Arkady Leytush. Compositions by contemporary Estonian composers will be heard alongside premieres from American composers inspired by the event’s theme. CompCord Co-Director Gene Pritsker will join with Relevant Tones Host Seth Boustead for a live stream talk show during the concert. They will discuss the music being presented, and also interview some of the performers and composers. The live stream will be accessible from Composers Concordance and Relevant Tones Facebook pages.

CompCord String Orchestra is: Philip Payton, Mioi Takeda, Adrianne Munden-Dixon, Lynn Bechtold, Dan Auerbach, Elena Shalenkova, Brian Thompson, Armand Alpyspaev Talia Dicker, Mat Fieldes, others TBA

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NEW YORK, NY – 10/27/18 – Tenri Cultural Institute – The Bowers Fader Duo presents the Third Annual New American Art Song Concert

Who The Bowers Fader Duo presents the Third Annual New American Art Song Concert When Saturday, October 27, 2018 8:00pm – Where Tenri Cultural Institute (map) 43A WEST 13TH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10011 Other InfoBowers Fader Duo Third Annual New American Art Song Concert Works written and arranged for the duo including those by:
William Anderson
Frank Brickle
Harold Meltzer
Hilary Purrington
Paul Salerni
Scott Wheeler
Randall Woolf

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Bronxville, NY – 10/16/18 – Sarah Lawrence College, Miller Lecture Hall, Titsworth – The Bowers Fader Duo presents the Third Annual New American Art Song Concert (Sneak Preview!)

Who The Bowers Fader Duo presents the Third Annual New American Art Song Concert (Sneak Preview!) When Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:30pm – Where Sarah Lawrence College, Miller Lecture Hall, Titsworth (map) 1 Mead Way Bronxville, NY Other InfoBowers Fader Duo Third Annual New American Art Song Concert Works written and arranged for the duo including those by:
William Anderson
Frank Brickle
Harold Meltzer
Hilary Purrington
Paul Salerni
Scott Wheeler
Randall Woolf

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Brooklyn, NY – 09/11/18 – Roulette Brooklyn – Talea Ensemble-Resonant Bodies Festival

Who Talea Ensemble-Resonant Bodies Festival When Tuesday, September 11, 2018 7:30pm – Where Roulette Brooklyn (map) 509 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn, NY Other InfoTalea Plays Resonant Bodies Festival Featuring Lucy Dhegrae Christopher Trapani Waterlines

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New York, New York – 08/16/18 – Dimenna Center – Talea Ensemble- Time: Spans 2018

Who Talea Ensemble- Time: Spans 2018 When Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:00pm – Where Mary Flagler Cary Hall- Dimenna Center for Classical Music (map) 450 W. 37th St. New York, New York Other InfoTalea Ensemble presents Time: Spans 2018 Single tickets: $20 / $10 Festival Pass: $50 MARY FLAGLER CARY HALL Felipe Lara Fringes, 2015
for spatialized large ensemble

Oscar Bettison
Livre des Sauvages, 2012
for large ensemble
I. Curious fauna, some of it murderous
II. Alchemy or a new religion
III. Treasure ships and heretical ceremonies

Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Ensemble Musikfabrik, and Kunststiftung NRW

TALEA Ensemble
James Baker, conductor

Barry Crawford, flute
Zach Sheets, flute
Arthur Sato, oboe
Rane Moore, clarinet
Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet
Adrian Morejon, bassoon
Jenny Ney, horn
Jeff Missal, trumpet
Kevin Fairbairn, trombone
Alex Lipowski, percussion
Matthew Gold, percussion
Bill Solomon, percussion
Steve Beck, piano
Nuiko Wadden, harp
Oren Fader, electric guitar
Karen Kim, violin
Marina Kifferstein, violin
Lena Vidulich, violin
Hannah Levinson, viola
Kallie Ciechomski, viola
Chris Gross, cello
John Popham, cello
Greg Chudzik, bass
David Adamcyk, electronics

Concert duration: approximately one hour

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New York, NY – 07/22/18 – Abrons Art Center – 2018 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

Who 2018 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival When Sunday, July 22, 2018 8:00pm – Where Abrons Art Center (map) 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) New York, NY 10002 Other InfoConcert 21, Abrons Art Center, Playhouse Sunday, July 22, 2018, 8-10 PM David Taddie, Wayward Country Mickie WIllis, Canticles Derived from the Fragmentary Remains of the Journals of Commander Nemo Oz
Pierre-Henri Wicomb, Now for Triads
Gerald Eckert, Aux mains de l’espace
Cesar Potes, Flaxi-Tones (Oren Fader, guitar)
Christopher J. Keyes, A Distance Up Close
APMD (AJ Pantaleo & Mike DiBenedetto), HoiAn
Maximilian Yip, uncertainty
Yasuko Yui, 33 lights
Victoria Gibson, Sound Seed: Tribute to Pauline Oliveros
Mengtai Zhang, Yingjia Guo, Transplantation
Margot Day and Kurtis Knight, Metamorph Music

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Brooklyn, NY – 06/30/18 – Ulmer Park Library – Bowers Fader Duo

Who Bowers Fader Duo When Saturday, June 30, 2018 2:00pm – Free Admission – Where Ulmer Park Library (map) 2602 Bath Avenue at 26th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11214 Other InfoThe library welcomes the Bowers Fader Duo to play a concert of old and new music featuring Mozart, Brahms, Ellington, Weill, and Erin Rogers Admission is free

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Weston, VT – 06/24/18 – Weston Community Church – Sundays on the Hill Taconic Chamber Players featuring Bowers Fader Duo

Who Sundays on the Hill Taconic Chamber Players featuring Bowers Fader Duo When Sunday, June 24, 2018 4:00pm – Where Weston Community Church (map) Weston Community Church Weston, VT 05161 Other InfoTaconic Music welcomes The Bowers Fader Duo as guests on Sundays on the Hill Concert Series Works by Salerni, Mozart, and Rodrigo More info at https://www.sundaysonthehill.org/

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