This week: concerts in New York (November 5, 2018 – November 11, 2018)

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The Brooklyn Youth Chorus celebrates the release of their album Silent Voices, which includes works by Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Shara Nova, Toshi Reagon, Jeff Beal, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Ellis Ludwig-Leone, Kamala Sankaram, and Paul Miller/DJ Spooky

 

Tuesday, November 6 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $25-$30
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
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WU MAN AND TAIPEI CHINESE ORCHESTRA

Wu Man

Wu Man (photo: ⓒ Stephen Kahn)

Pipa virtuoso Wu Man leads the Taipei Chinese Orchestra’s debut at Carnegie Hall. The ensemble, conducted by Cheng Li-Pin, will present four U.S. premieres. Founded in 1979, the Taipei Chinese Orchestra is a traditional Chinese instrument orchestra in Taiwan.
Tuesday, November 6 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15-$80
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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SAVAGE WINTER

Holed-up in a cheap desert motel room, amid empty pizza boxes and beer cans, a man comes spectacularly unglued. In this reimagining of Wilhelm Müller’s poetry cycle Winterreise—most famously set by Schubert—composer Douglas J. Cuomo and director Jonathan Moore transform Müller’s lovelorn winter wanderer into a demon-haunted Everyman.
Wednesday, November 7 to Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $25
BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY
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QUBIT PRESENTS LEA BERTUCCI, JENNA LYLE AND CHLOE THOMPSON

Lea Bertucci returns state from a European tour to play some of her recent music. Jenna Lyle is coming in from Chicago to perform Louise and Chloe Alexandra Thompson will fly in from Portland for a solo set called Metonymy.
Wednesday, November 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15-$20
Project Q, 1850 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, PAIRED – CONCERT I

George Lewis

George Lewis–Photo by Emily Peragine

Mahan Esfahani returns for two harpsichord recitals featuring J.S. Bach’s treasured Well-Tempered Clavier. For the first evening, Esfahani pairs selections from Bach’s work with a world premiere commission by George Lewis.
Wednesday, November 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $30-$50
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, PAIRED – CONCERT II

Mahan Esfahani returns for two harpsichord recitals featuring J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier. Esfahani pairs selections from Bach’s work with contemporary pieces.
Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $30-$50
Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
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PERIDOT DUO / BOX NOT FOUND

Peridot (vocal duo of Rose Hegele and Stephanie Lamprea) and Box Not Found (violin/clarinet duo of Natalie Calma and Kevin Price) team up for a double bill of contemporary chamber music and commissions.
Friday, November 9 at 6:00 PM
Free
Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY
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SWARMIUS MEETS OPERA II

The Cutting Room presents SWARMIUS Meets Opera II, featuring selections from El Colibrí Mágico (The Magic Hummingbird) – A California Story, a magical realistic tale set in modern day San Diego and Tijuana.
Friday, November 9 at 9:30 PM
Tickets $20-$25
The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, New York, NY
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ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Orpheus Chamber Musicians

Orpheus Chamber Musicians (photo credit: orpheusnyc.com)

A world premiere by composer Benjamin Wallfisch is paired with concert music from Waxman, Rota, and Rózsa.
Saturday, November 10 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $10-$75
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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GOLDEN HORNET’S THE SOUND OF SCIENCE

Jeffrey Zeigler

Jeffrey Zeigler

National Sawdust presents the World Premiere of Golden Hornet’s The Sound of Science, an evening-length concert presenting eight brand-new pieces of music by seven composers. Written for amplified cello and electronics, all pieces will be performed by cellist Jeffrey Zeigler.
Saturday, November 10 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $29
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
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THE 2018 PROGRESSIVE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

The 3rd annual Progressive Chamber Music Festival, curated by the Sirius Quartet, will feature Sirius Quartet, Neue Vocalsolisten, David Krakauer, Kathleen Tagg, Erik Friedlander, String Noise, Richard Sussman, and Rob Mosher’s Brooklynburg.
Saturday, November 10& Sunday, November 11 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20, $30 two-day pass
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY
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JOAN TOWER AND FRIENDS

Composer Joan Tower

National Sawdust will celebrate Joan Tower in honor of her 80th birthday, featuring an afternoon of music curated by Tower herself and featuring music written exclusively by female composers, including Jennifer Higdon, Tania León, and Julia Wolfe.
Sunday, November 11 at 4:00 PM
Tickets $29 online, $34 at door
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
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END OF THE WAR TO END ALL WARS

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I – the Great War – ended. Musica Viva NY and the New Orchestra of Washington commemorate this solemn occasion one hundred years later with a co-commission from acclaimed American composer Joseph Turrin based on texts by war poets. The program also features works by Holst and Ravel, both composers directly affected by World War I.
Sunday, November 11 at 5:00 PM
Tickets $40
All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY
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MUSIC FUTURE VOL. 5 | JOE HISAISHI AND DAVID LANG

David Lang

David Lang

Music Future is a concert series started in 2014 by composer, conductor, and pianist Joe Hisaishi. Intended to introduce the latest in contemporary classical music, Music Future includes works from composers Arnold Schoenberg, John Adams, David Lang, Philip Glass, and Bryce Dessner performed by the Future Orchestra. In addition, Hisaishi presents a newly composed work each year. This year, David Lang will join Music Future at Carnegie Hall.
Sunday, November 11 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $59-$99
Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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100 FOR 100: MUSICAL DECADES OF FREEDOM

In celebration of the centennial of Polish independence, the International Contemporary Ensemble partners with the Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne and the Polish Cultural Institute New York to present 100 for 100: Musical Decades of Freedom. Steven Schick will lead performances of works by five contemporary Polish composers: Agata Zubel, Paweł Mykietyn, Lidia Zielinska, Tadeusz Wielecki, and Aleksander Nowak.
Sunday, November 11 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 at door
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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THE GREAT WAR: COMMEMORATING 100 YEARS

DCINY hosts the US premieres of Welsh composer Paul Mealor’s Requiem: The Souls of the Righteous and British composer Patrick Hawes’s The Great War Symphony, a choral symphony. Both works commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Sunday, November 11 at 8:30 PM
Tickets $20-$100
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY
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