This week: concerts in New York (October 22 – October 28, 2012)

American Brass Quintet | Lacerda, Greenberg, Marshall, Starer

The program features Elizabethan Dances and Ayres (edited by Raymond Mase); Osvaldo Lacerda’s Fantasia and Rondó (1977); Jay Greenberg’s Quintet for Brass, Op. 25 (2012, New York premiere and composed for the American Brass Quintet); Ingram Marshall’s Fog Tropes (1981); and Robert Starer’s Serenade for Brass (1956). The Quintet will be joined by Juilliard brass players from the ABQ’s recent seminar.
Monday, October 22 at 8 PM
Paul Hall, The Juilliard School, 144 W. 66 St., New York, NY
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Beyond Cage | The Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble, Ursula Oppens, Joseph Kubera

Ursula Oppens – Photo by Steve J. Sherman

This concert marks the opening of the Beyond Cage festival. It will feature Cage’s Atlas Eclipticalis & Winter Music being performed simultaneously as well as Christian Marcay’s piece shuffle.
Monday, October 22 at 8 PM
Tickets $25, $15
Students & Seniors
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
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Concerts at One | Hugo Wolf Quartett

The Hugo Wolf Quartett performs at Trinity Wall Street’s Concerts at One series.
Thursday, October 25 at 1 PM
Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York, NY
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“Don’t Even Listen” | Gabriel Kahane

Gabriel Kahane

Gabriel Kahane explores connections between classical and popular song forms to explode the notion that these bodies of work should be treated differently. Kahane’s program in Zankel Hall combines his own works—Come on All You Ghosts, selections from Where are the Arms, and the world premiere of a new work commissioned by Carnegie Hall—with songs by composers who range from Ives and Schumann to Andrew Norman and Cee Lo Green.
Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $30 to $40
Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave New York, NY
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Out Cold/Zippo Songs | Phil Kline

Vocalist Theo Bleckmann and the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) team up for Out Cold, a world premiere song cycle by composer and lyricist Phil Kline (Unsilent Night, John the Revelator). Presented on a double-bill with Kline’s Zippo Songs, heard in its entirety for the first time in Kline’s arrangement for string quintet, piano and percussion.
Thursday, October 25 to Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20
BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), 321 Ashland Place—around the corner from BAM’s Peter Jay Sharp Building, Brooklyn, NY
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Adès, Ives, Purcell, Stravinsky, and Tippett

Thomas Adès – Photo by Maurice Foxall

In this special one-night-only program, Thomas Adès curates an evening of music inspired by Shakespeare’s play, including arias from his opera and other settings of “The Tempest.” The program will feature Adès at the piano, with excerpts from the opera performed by Met singers, as well as chamber works by Ives, Purcell, Stravinsky, and Tippett.
Friday, October 26 at 6:30 PM and 9 PM
Tickets $35 table seating (2 item minimum), $30 standing room
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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Orchestra Underground: Dreams & Dances | American Composers Orchestra

The concert, led by guest conductor José Serebrier, features music that draws inspiration from around the world – from the Balkans to Thailand, from South America to nostalgic New England – and includes two world premieres by up-and-coming composers Milica Paranosic (The Tiger’s Wife: Prologue) and Narong Prangcharoen (The Migration of Lost Souls). The program also includes the US premiere of Serebrier’s own Flute Concerto with Tango featuring Sharon Bezaly and Charles Ives’ iconic Symphony No. 3 (“Camp Meeting”) from 1910. (Gabriela Frank’s Manchay Tiempo, previously announced as part of this concert, has been postponed.).
Friday, October 26 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $40 and $50
Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave New York, NY
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50th Birthday Celebration | American Symphony Orchestra

The American Symphony Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor Leon Botsteinpresent the opening concert of their 2012–2013 Carnegie Hall “Vanguard Series,” a 50th Anniversary Celebration that pays tribute to pioneering ASO founder Leopold Stokowski and the orchestra’s innovative history—including its founding commitment to affordable tickets for everyone. Tickets for the concert are priced at the original 1962 prices, ranging from $1.50 to $7.00. The program is made up of three works that mark milestones in Stokowski’s career and features an array of soloists, as well as the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and The Collegiate Chorale.
Friday, October 26 at 8 PM
Tickets $1.50 to $7
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue New York, NY
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Metatrombone | TILT Brass

TILT Brass presents the debut of Director Chris McIntyre’s new solo trombone program, Meta Trombone. This event includes world premiere performances of works by Anthony Coleman and McIntyre, as well as the rescheduled US Premiere of UK “new complexity” composer Richard Barrett’s Basalt (1991).
Saturday, October 27 at 8 PM
Tickets $15
Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street New York, NY
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FLUX Quartet

John Cage, Paris 1981 / Marion Kalter

John Cage, Paris 1981 – Photograph by Marion Kalter

The FLUX Quartet performs contemporaries of John Cage as part of the Beyond Cage festival.
Saturday, October 27 at 8 PM
Tickets $15 / $10 Festival Pass, Students, Seniors
Paula Cooper Gallery, 521 West 21st Street, New York, NY
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New Works by Emerging Composers | Yarn/Wire, S.E.M. Ensemble

Yarn/Wire (two percussionists, two pianos) and the S.E.M. Ensemble present an evening of premieres by emerging composers. Yarn/Wire will perform Natacha Diels’s new work and join forces with SEM for LA-based composer Michael Winter’s half-normal. David Kant’s Composed Listening was written for SEM, while New York-based, 2012 Gugghenheim Fellows Alex Mincek and Kate Soper (from Wet Ink Ensemble) have composed works for percussionist Ian Antonio (of Yarn/Wire). Soper will join Antonio in the performance of her duo for voice and percussion.
Sunday, October 28 at 8 PM
Tickets $10
Willow Place Auditorium, 26 Willow Place, Brooklyn, NY
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