Anna Clyne –  Photo by Todd Rosenberg

This week: concerts in New York (July 16, 2018 – July 22, 2018)

New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2018

The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF) 2018 will take place July 16 through 22, with multiple events each day, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street in Manhattan NYCEMF 2018 will showcase electroacoustic music and video art from around the world, including curated concerts from Catalonia, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and from APNM. The Festival again has submissions from 6 continents, and they have submissions from Estonia and Croatia for the first time as well as South Africa, Great Britain and Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Poland, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, and the USA.
Monday, July 16 to Sunday, July 22 at various times
Tickets $20 per concert, $35 per day, $180 festival pass
Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York, NY
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Jessica Meyer presents: MoVE — In Equal Measure`

Intrigued by the relationship between art and social context, MoVE is a quartet made up of four violinists (Lina Bhan, Livia Sohn, Carolyn Stuart, and Janet Sung) who came together through friendship and a desire to inspire, create, and advocate with an awareness to social issues. This program will feature works by Jordan Nelson, Evan Chambers, Daniel Wohl, and Jessica Meyer.
Monday, July 16 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20
Areté Venue and Gallery, 67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY
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The Knights

The Knights

The Knights

Making their 10th straight appearance on the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts series, The Knights present a concert of string music conducted by Eric Jacobsen. The ensemble will be performing Anna Clyne’s Within Her Arms, an elegy written after the loss of her mother; a set of Armenian Folk Songs arranged by Komitas, the 19th century Armenian composer, priest, and musicologist; Leoš Janáček’s seven-movement Idyll that utilizes Czech folk melodies throughout; and Johannes Brahms’s Hungarian Dances.
Tuesday, July 17 at 7:30 PM
Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell, New York, NY
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Bang on a Can presents Judith Berkson

Brooklyn based composer, pianist, and vocalist Judith Berkson performs a dynamic set featuring her unique blend of cantorial music, Hebrew liturgy, and her indie-contemporary composed songs, in conjunction with Chaim Soutine: Flesh.
Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20, $16 students/seniors, $12 members
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York, NY
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