Thursday, 30 April 2015

New Music Boston: May 2015

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Georges Aperghis, by Charlotte Oswald

NEW MUSIC BOSTON
May 2015

(...a work in progress... SO much missing so far... visit again soon.)

1

Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble
David Fulmer, Rotaries; Edgard Varèse, Déserts; Ron Nelson, Rocky Point Holiday; plus music by Respighi
Eric Hewitt, conductor
Boston Conservatory Theater, 8 the Fenway, Boston
8 p.m.
FREE
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Alisa Weilerstein & Inon Barnatan
Joseph Hallman, DreamLog; plus works by Beethoven, Schubert, and Rachmaninoff
Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston
8 p.m.
$30 and up
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John Wiese + Nick Hennies + The Epicureans
Presented by Non-Event
Exploratory percussion music, sound art, and improvisation
Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon St., Boston
8 p.m.
$15, members and students $10; advance $12, members and students $8
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2

New England Philharmonic
Matthew Brown, How the Solar System Was Won; Gunther Schuller, Meditation (Symphonic Study); Andy Vores, Drive (Violin Concerto No. 2); plus music by Rachmaninoff
Danielle Maddon, violin; Richard Pittman, conductor
Tsai Performance Center, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
8 p.m.
$40, seniors $25, students $10
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Radius Ensemble
Gabriela Lena Frank, Four Pre-Inca Sketches; Sofia Gubaidulina, String Trio; Arvo Pärt, Fratres; plus music by Schumann
Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden St., Cambridge
8 p.m.
$20, seniors $16, students $10
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Times Two
Owen Weaver + Maria Finkelmeier
Compositions by Javier Alvarez, Alvin Lucier, Christopher Cerrone, Maria Finkelmeier, Elliot Copper Cole, and Robert Honstein
The Record Company, 960 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
8 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
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Talea Ensemble
Georges Aperghis, Happy End
Animated feature film by Hans Op de Beeck, Bruno Hardt, and Klaas Verpoest
Sebastien Roux, computer music production; James Baker, conductor
Institute of Contemporary Art, 60 Northern Ave., Boston
8 p.m.
$15, members and students $10
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9

Williams Percussion Ensemble
John Luther Adams, Strange and Sacred Noise
Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown
4 p.m.
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12

Joseph Bastardo
Modular synthesizer improvisation
Presented by Non-Event
Café Fixe, 1642 Beacon St., Brookline
8 p.m.
$5
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Equilibrium Concert Series
Karl Larson, Andy Costello, piano
Scott Wollschleger; Secret Machines No. 6; Robert Honstein, Grand Tour; Olivier Messiaen, Catelogue d’oiseaux, no. XIII: Le Courlis cendre; John Cage, Music of Changes (excerpt); Brian Ferneyhough, I. From Opus Contra Naturam; David Grant, For; Clifton Ingram, Encolpius; Keith Kusterer, Trivia Surreal; Ofer Pelz, 1..2…3….; Damian Rodriguez: …Tre, Va!
Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St, Cambridge
7 p.m.
$10

15

Boston Young Composers Ensemble
Rona Park, Bubbles; Jacob  ter Veldhius, Grab It; Spencer Topel, Violine; Judd Greenstein, At the End of a Really Great Day
Galatea Fine Arts, 460 Harrison Ave., Unit B6, Boston
8 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
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Guerilla Opera
Per Bloland, Pedr Solis
Zack Box, Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston
8 p.m.
$15, seniors $10, students free
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Guerilla Opera
Per Bloland, Pedr Solis
Zack Box, Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston
8 p.m.
$15, seniors $10, students free
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17

Classical Composer Focus Series
Steve Rouse, chamber works for string quartet, soprano and piano, and cello and double bass
Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St, Cambridge
7 p.m.
$10
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Guerilla Opera
Per Bloland, Pedr Solis
Zack Box, Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston
2 p.m.
$15, seniors $10, students free
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20

Morgan Evans-Weiler + Mike Bullock
Morgan Evans-Weiler, Viola Viola Cello; Mike Bullock, Emulation WW
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon St., Boston
7 p.m.
Limited parking
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21

Guerilla Opera
Per Bloland, Pedr Solis
Zack Box, Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston
8 p.m.
$15, seniors $10, students free
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22

Guerilla Opera
Per Bloland, Pedr Solis
Zack Box, Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston
8 p.m.
$15, seniors $10, students free
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Jeph Jerman/Tim Barnes + Fraufraulein (Anne Guthrie + Billy Gomberg)
Presented by Non-Event
Exploratory percussion music and electroacoustic composition
Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon St., Boston
8 p.m.
$15, members and students $10; advance $12, members and students $8
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23

Guerilla Opera
Per Bloland, Pedr Solis
Zack Box, Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston
8 p.m.
$15, seniors $10, students free
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28

Jason Lescalleet + Caroline Park & Asha Tamarisa + Dinnersss
Presented by Non-Event
Electroacoustic and electronic music
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Institute of Contemporary Art, 60 Northern Ave., Boston
7 p.m.
FREE
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29

American Repertory Theater
Matthew Aucoin, Crossing (world premiere)
Rod Gilfrey, Alexander Lewis, Davone Tines, Jennifer Zetlan, A Far Cry
Citi Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston
7:30 p.m.
$25-$110
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American Repertory Theater
Matthew Aucoin, Crossing
Rod Gilfrey, Alexander Lewis, Davone Tines, Jennifer Zetlan, A Far Cry
Citi Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St., Boston
2 p.m.
$25-$110
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