Iron John and Serenity - music of Ray Luedeke - Toronto and NYC, June 5 and 8


Monday, June 5, 2017 - 7:30pm

Two events this week, featuring the music of ACA composer Ray Luedeke: in Toronto, Ontario, on Monday, June 5 at 7:30 pm, the Zephyr Piano Trio will perform Three Episodes from Iron John at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre as part of The Toronto Symphony's Small Concerts series; and in New York, on Thursday, June 8 at 7pm, clarinetist Julian Milkis and accordionist Alex Sevastian will perform Serenity at the Nicholas Roerich Museum 319 W 107th St, New York City.



Robert Carl music performed by Prism Quartet, June 3rd, and June 4th


Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 8:00pm

The PRISM Quartet and the Painted Bride Art Center present the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists. This time around, Heritage/Evolution spotlights saxophone luminary Joe Lovano, who will join PRISM as a soloist in his new work, “Super Sonix.  June 3rd in Philadelphia at Painted Bride Art Center, 8pm, and June 4th at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City at 7pm.

Super Sonix by Joe Lovano (world premiere)
Forbidden Drive by Matthew Levy (world premiere)
Refraction by Reiny Rolock (world premiere)
Night Music by Emma O’Halloran
Duke Meets Mort by Robert Carl

New work for Soprano and Video by Matthew Greenbaum, at HIART Gallery, May 27th


Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Announcing the premiere concert of the Basmatics, an ensemble performing early and contemporary music.  Performers include Matthew Greenbaum (recorders), Stephanie Griffin (violin/viola), William Anderson (theorbo, etc), Elena Smith (gamba/cello), and Cyndie Bellen-Berthezene (soprano).  Works to be performed on May 27th at the Hiart Studio, 227 W. 29th St. in Manhattan, include Falconieri, Becker, Telemann, and Greenbaum.

Matthew Davidson's "After Brahms" - Nine concert tangos for piano 4 hands, with Twinmuse, May 28th


Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

Twinmuse presents a piano recital on Sunday 28th May at 2pm in Maison Culturelle et Communautaire Montréal-Nord, Oliver Jones concert hall at : 

12004 Boulevard Rolland
QC H1G 3W1

Combining sound, image and multimedia, Twinmuse (Hourshid et Mehrshid Afrakhteh) will play an eclectic solo and piano duet repertoire in works by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky as well as works by Canadian composers Nicole Lizée and "After Brahms" by Matthew Davidson.

CD Release - new works for trumpet including "Fall" by Robert Gibson - with soloist Chris Gekker, on Métier, July 2017


Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

A new album from Métier presents a range of new works for trumpet by American composers, with the soloist Chris Gekker, acclaimed soloist who is also Professor of Trumpet at the University of Maryland. These are all first recordings and include works by Robert Gibson, Carson Cooman, Lance Hulme, David Heinick and Kevin McKee. Performers alongside Gekker include Rita Sloan (piano), Chris Vadala (tenor sax), and Clara O’Brien (mezzo-soprano). To be released in July (Métier MSV 28572).

Scott L. Miller at Spectrum, Sunday May 21


Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

Scott Miller (Kyma), Dan Lippel (guitar), and Laura Cocks (flute) present a concert of Miller's immersive yet delicate electroacoustic music in the intimate Spectrum setting. Doors at 2:30.  Sunday afteroon, May 21. 

May 21, 3 PM, Spectrum NYC - A concert of Scott Miller music with Dan Lippel (guitar) and Laura Cocks (flute). This is one of the final concerts at Spectrum’s Ludlow Street location, a happy byproduct of the upcoming recording session with Dan and Laura for a new CD (and limited edition DVD) of audio visual music. This will be released on New Focus Recordings in November.

Louis Karchin's Prayer, with Miranda Cuckson, at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, May 18th


Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

On Thursday, May 18, at 8 PM, opening night of the Look and Listen Festival at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery (144 W. 14th St.). Louis Karchin's solo violin piece, Prayer, will be performed by violinist Miranda Cuckson in a free concert that will also feature works by Gabriela Lena Frank, Pauline Oliveros, and Salvatore Sciarrino. 

Live Broadcast performance of BROKEN CRIES by David Liptak


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm

Wednesday, May 10th, live broadcast at 12:10 PM to 12:50 PM on NPR station WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXI 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1, and online at Repeat broadcast on the same day from 10 PM to 11 PM.

The Eastman Cello Ensemble performs works by Rochester composer David Liptak, Eastman alumnus Caleb Burhans, and Arvo Pärt as part of the series Live from Hochstein.

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community.


League of Composers Orchestra, music of Sheree Clement, Lisa Bielawa, and more May 25


Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:30pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM Miller Theatre at Columbia University (at 116th St.) 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Program Avro Part: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten Sheree Clement: Stories I Cannot Tell You (World Premiere, commissioned by the League/ISCM) Lisa Bielawa: Start (Piano Concerto) Andrew Armstrong, Soloist Fred Lerdahl: Time and Again (New York Premiere)


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