Fred Ho – Photo by Rainer Fehringer

This week: concerts in New York (November 12 – November 18, 2012)

coLABoratory: Playing It UNsafe (Workshop I) | American Composers Orchestra

This season, coLABoratory will include a unique incubation process of workshops, public readings, collaborative feedback, and laboratory performances of music, open to the public, taking place from November 2012 through April 2013. Each composer’s work is developed with the orchestra over the course of the season in a process that includes ACO’s Music Director George Manahan, ACO’s artistic leadership Robert Beaser and Derek Bermel, mentor composer Morton Subotnick, plus ACO advisors and members of the orchestra.
Tuesday, November 13 at 2 PM
Mannes College, The New School, 150 W. 85th St., New York, NY
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120 Years of Solo Piano | Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore - Photo by Matthew Fried

Lisa Moore – Photo by Matthew Fried

Lisa Moore performs works for solo piano by Alexander Scriabin, Leos Janacek, Martin Bresnick, Hannah Lash, Paul Kerekes, and Philip Glass as part of Miller Theatre’s Pop-Up Concerts series.
Tuesday, November 13 at 6 PM
Miller Theatre at Columbia University, 116 Broadway Manhattan, NY
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NYFOS Next | Carla Kihlstedt

The New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) opens a new season of its contemporary music mini-series NYFOS Next. Collaborative composer, singer, and violinist Carla Kihlstedt hosts and curates an hour of music showcasing the work of a diverse range of mostly female artists and composers: Lisa Bielawa, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Susan Botti, Errollyn Wallen, Nicola Lefanu, Eden MacAdam-Somer, Lautaro Mantilla, Nils Frykdahl, Matthias Bossi, as well as her own intriguing works. Several of the composers will perform their own works including Kihlstedt and her husband Matthias Bossi, who together form the duo Rabbit Rabbit, as well as fellow violinist-vocalist Eden MacAdam-Somer.
Tuesday, November 13 at 7 PM
Mary Flagler Cary Hall at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY
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Requiem aeternam

Presented by Park Avenue Christian Church The Latin Requiem Mass has inspired composers throughout the ages. This distinctive program juxtaposes the elegant, chant-inspired setting of Maurice Duruflé with a remarkable new setting by New York composer, Gregory Spears.
Wednesday, November 14 at 8 PM
Tickets $50/$25, Senior & Students $20
Park Avenue Christian Church, 1010 Park Avenue at 85th Street New York, NY 10028
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 [INTERPRETATIONS] Camilla Hoitenga & Taavi Kerikmäe // Erik Griswold’s “Wallpaper Music”

Taavi Kerikmäe and Camilla Hoitenga

Taavi Kerikmäe and Camilla Hoitenga

American born, Australian-based composer and improviser Erik Griswold presents the New York premiere of his prepared piano tour-de-force “Wallpaper Music,” and the duo of Köln-based flutist Camilla Hoitenga and Estonian pianist Taavi Kerikmäe present new works framed by the classic avant-garde of Niccolò Castiglioni’s “Gymel”.
Thursday, November 15 at 8 PM
Tickets General Admission: $15, Members/Students/Seniors: $10
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Fred Ho: World Premiere Of  Burning Sister! The Fire This Time

Fred Ho – Photo by Rainer Fehringer

Don’t miss the world premiere of a new Fred Ho piece, a duet between cellist Seth Woods and Ho himself. David Pearson interviewed Ho last year for I CARE IF YOU LISTEN…
Friday, November 16 at 8 PM
Tickets $15, Students with ID $10 | At the door
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
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Storybook, an evening of new vocal music

The New York-based composers’ collective Random Access Music presents Storybook, an evening of new vocal music by composers Gilbert Galindo, David Fetherolf, Stefan Weisman, Manly Romero, Jonathan Pieslak and Wang Jie.
Sunday, November 18 at 8 PM
Tickets $20
Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street, New York, NY
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