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Join us in the Lower Gallery tonight for our Composers’ Showcase program featuring composer-pianist Dave Burrell. Dave has been a regular sideman in the contemporary jazz scene for well over 40 years, but is now recognized and celebrated as a composer in his own right. Tonight, Dave performs with percussionist Billy Martin, best known for his [...]
We are so excited and curious about Chance Encounter, the piece that Lisa Bielawa is bringing for her Composer Showcase tomorrow. Co-conceived by Lisa and soprano Susan Narucki, Chance Encounter is a musical work based on speech overheard in public spaces. Performers include Susan Narucki and The Knights. Lisa sketches out what happens during the piece: Chance [...]
Did you make it to last Sunday’s Meredith Monk Music @ the Whitney, our 4 hour marathon performance featuring Meredith’s work old and new? After a few long, laborious days of converting a blank gallery space to a makeshift concert hall, we were beyond pleased that so many people showed up for this...