This week: concerts in New York (August 3 – August 9, 2015)

Full Band Electric Counterpoint + Dither


The electric guitar quartet Dither hosts an evening of music that encompasses minimalism, experimentalism, and rock and roll. The program will feature performances by Dither with guitarist Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), a new collaboration with the indie band Yo La Tengo, compositions by Eve Beglarian and Joshua Lopes, plus Steve Reich’s work Electric Counterpoint performed by Mark Stewart and a live ensemble of 13 electric guitars and basses.
Wednesday, August 5 at 7:30 PM
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
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RighteousGIRLS: gathering blue

RighteousGIRLS (flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi) celebrate the release of their debut album gathering blue, with help from guest artists Andy Akiho, Ambrose Akinmusire, and Justin Brown. gathering blue draws together RighteousGIRLS and their collaborators in duo/trio settings (drums, steel-pan, trumpet) while integrating improvisation and post-production techniques.
Friday, August 7 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY
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Jillian Bloom

Cellist Jillian Bloom performs music by Bach, Ligeti, and some of her own pieces.
Friday, August 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Scholes Street Studio, 375 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY
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A Little Night Music: Danish String Quartet | Mostly Mozart Festival

Thomas Adès - Photo by Maurice Foxall

Thomas Adès – Photo by Maurice Foxall

The Danish String Quartet makes its Mostly Mozart debut with a program that begins with Mozart’s arrangements of The Well-Tempered Clavier followed by Thomas Adès’s Arcadiana and Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge.
Friday, August 7 at 10:00 PM
Lincoln Center, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, New York, NY
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