This week: concerts in New York (March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018)

Portals To the Divine: Radiance From the North

Great Music at St. Bart’s presents St. Bartholomew’s Choir in a concert of Romantic and Contemporary choral works by composers from both Scandinavian countries and the Baltic States.
Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $35, $25 students/seniors
St. Bart’s, 325 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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D. Riley Nicholson & Adam Tendler

Adam Tendler performs Marina Poleukhina's for thing--Photo by Steven Pisano

Adam Tendler performs Marina Poleukhina’s for thing–Photo by Steven Pisano

Shimmer is a 50 minute musical work by composer-pianist D. Riley Nicholson for piano and electronics. Nicholson worked closely with sound designer Zach Miley to record, sculpt, and create an interface suitable for live electro-acoustic performance. Shimmer is performed by Nicholson alongside projected visuals created specifically for the production by artist Robby Gilson. Nicholson shares the evening with pianist Adam Tendler, who will be playing selections from Cage, Glass, and Takemitsu.
Tuesday, March 20 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15
MISE-EN_PLACE, 678 Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Morning Star

Morning Star tells the story of an immigrant Jewish family struggling to find a better life on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the early 20th century. The family is deeply impacted by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, the Great Depression, and World War I and must learn how to adapt to the country’s ever-changing landscape. World premiere of a newly-commissioned chamber edition of the opera, supervised by the composer, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winning orchestrator Bruce Coughlin.
Wednesday, March 21 & Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 PM; Sunday, March 25 at 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Tickets $60
The Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY
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An Evening of Transmedia Performance Curated by Angie Eng

Zeena Parkins

Zeena Parkins

Media artist Angie Eng organizes an evening of performance highlighting Asian artists and composers working in transmedia and computerized instruments.
Wednesday, March 21 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Soprano Stephanie Lamprea performs the entirety of Georges Aperghis’s Recitations for solo voice
Friday, March 23 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY
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Shared Space – ensemble

Shared Space is a concert series that explores ideas around expanding the concepts of a musical concert, performance practice and audience roles, finding different ways of presenting, performing and creating music. This event features works by Vladan Kulišić, Maya Verlaak, Claudio Baroni, Matt Lau, Assaf Gidron/Bach and Laurence Crane performed by Denera James, Lester St.louis, Joseaugusto Mejía, Jesse Greenberg, Teodora Stepančić, and Assaf Gidron.
Friday, March 23 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
MISE-EN_PLACE, 678 Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Mivos Quartet plays ICEBERG

Mivos Quartet - Photo by Ralf Puder/Nana Fran

Mivos Quartet – Photo by Ralf Puder/Nana Fran

Mivos Quartet will premiere works by ICEBERG composers Drake Andersen, Yu-Chun Chien, Will Healy, Jonathan Russ, and Harry Stafylakis. Also on the program is a work by a winner of ICEBERG’s second call for scores. Like every ICEBERG event, this concert features an open bar happy hour beginning at 7:30, and a discussion with the composers and performers after the show.
Friday, March 23 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $10 students/seniors
Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 West 13th Street, New York, NY
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The Vietnam War: At Home and Abroad

Explore aspects of and reactions to the Vietnam War in this program that features live performances of pop and folk music from the 1960s—from Pete Seeger to Woodstock—coupled with extraordinary photographs and film footage. Narrated by John Monsky, who has created a new form of storytelling in this and other multimedia presentations at the New-York Historical Society, this event captures the war’s intense emotions on the battlefield and at home. The afternoon begins with the Friction Quartet performing George Crumb’s amplified string quartet Black Angels.
Saturday, March 24 at 2:00 PM
Tickets $35-$45
Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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Live 45 Concert: L45-010

The evening will feature a new work for jazz trio by award-winning composer Pascal Le Boeuf, and also showcase selected pieces by the emerging quartet Cisum Percussion.
Saturday, March 24 at 8:30 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY
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