NYC: Peridot + Chromic
Nov
15
8:30 PM20:30

NYC: Peridot + Chromic

  • 70 Flushing Avenue Garage A Brooklyn, NY, 11205 United States (map)
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Spectrum (Brooklyn Navy Yard), NYC, NY

Peridot [‘-rI-dƆt] is a contemporary vocal duo, comprised of sopranos Rose Hegele and Stephanie Lamprea. Their name is inspired by the gem, Peridot – a lime green stone made from volcanic ash, symbolizing the renewal of nature and used in healing of the body and as protector from nightmares.

info on chromic can be found at https://www.chromic.space/

sets to include arrangements of classical music, commissions for Chromic and Peridot Soprano duo, live improvisation, electronics, 8.00 doors

8.30-10.00 pm

tickets at the door only- seating on first come first served basis.

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KNOXVILLE: GENRE LINES
Jun
15
4:30 PM16:30

KNOXVILLE: GENRE LINES

  • 1741 Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 (map)
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A MEETING-OF-THE-MINDS FOR THE NEW MUSIC COMMUNITY

“‘Genre Lines,” a new music weekend summit embedded within the 2019 Nief-Norf Summer Festival taking place the weekend of June 14–15, 2019 in Knoxville, TN. In this summit, we will examine music that has defied, reaffirmed, and/or blurred the boundaries of genre in experimental music of the past 50 years.“ -Nief Norf

4:30pm–6:00pm: Genre Lines afternoon concert (Powell Hall)

• Nick Zammuto’s Green Yellow Green Red (2014), performed by Aaron Michael Butler

• Cassie Venaglia, Experiment with Haikus, performed by Lucy Yao (piano) and Lily Shababi (violin)

•Madhuvanti for solo harmonium with electronics, performed by Igor Iwanek

• Kristina Warren, Intimidators (2019), solo for Exo.Rosie

• Robin McLaughlin, In the Beginning (2019) for spoken word, flute, piano, percussion, and lighting design (Krisztina Dér on flute, Erik Schmidt on percussion, and Socrates Razo speaking text)

• Jay Derderian, Ludic Loops (2018), performed by L+M Duo: Laurel Black (marimba) and Marianne Parker (piano)

• Nico Muhly, Flexible Music (2002), performed by Kyle Blake Jones (saxophone), Chelsea de Souza (piano), Sean Brennan (guitar), Matthew Overbay (percussion)

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t r a j e c t o r i e s : areté
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

t r a j e c t o r i e s : areté

Trajectories is a collaboration between music + projections by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Sigurður Guðjónsson that premiered at the Cadences of Line and Colour in the Reykjavik Center for Visual Music by pianist Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir. Inspired by the intersection of the shivering stars in Guðjónsson's dark and active visual pieces, Lucy Yao is presenting commissions that weave visuals of experiments with light, piano, + electronics. This collaboration could not be possible without Tim Kwasny, Alissa Voth, Cassie Wieland, and Inti Figgis-vizueta.

$15 / $5 GA/students*

more info and other events: https://www.aretevenue.com/events

suggested donation

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Boulanger Initiative: Trajectories in DC
Mar
9
3:00 PM15:00

Boulanger Initiative: Trajectories in DC

Lucy Yao will be presenting Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Sigurður Guðjónsson’s Trajectories for prepared piano, electronics, and projection at the Blind Whino Art Gallery as part of the Boulanger Initiative’s WoCo Launch Festival.

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Feb
24
5:30 AM05:30

SOLO Show: Premieres of projection, electronics, piano

Premiering works commissioned in 2019 inspired by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Sigurdur Gudjonsson’s Trajectories. See the original impetus that sparked this project back in October of 2018 here: http://artmuseum.is/exhibitions/cadences-line-and-color

The work can also be featured as an installation (not with a live performer). The picture and video above were taken at  the Reykjavik Arts Museum at the exhibition Cadences of Line and color .

The work can also be featured as an installation (not with a live performer). The picture and video above were taken at the Reykjavik Arts Museum at the exhibition Cadences of Line and color.

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Arts at the Armory: Boston
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Arts at the Armory: Boston

This concert is part of a new series, House of Glass, by Emily Thorner and Lucy Yao. House of Glass aims to give space to performers and composers to celebrate their voice. Come to the cafe to have a beverage and enjoy the pre-concert talk at 7:30 and concert at 8!

FEATURING THE WORKS OF: 

AMELIA BREY
MELISSA DUNPHY
EMMA O'HALLORAN
GEMMA PEACOCKE
KAIJA SAARIAHO
KATE SOPER

event link: http://artsatthearmory.org/events/house-of-glass-concert/

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NYC: Solidarity with Immigrant Voices
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

NYC: Solidarity with Immigrant Voices

https://www.facebook.com/events/339360073496754/

Sing in Solidarity, the chorus of NYC-DSA, together with the Immigrant Justice Working Group, presents: 

Voices for Immigrant Justice: a night of music and solidarity.

This concert will feature the chorus of NYC-Democratic Socialists of America and Lucy Yao playing Inti Figgis-Vizueta’s “a bridge between starshine and clay”. Please join in solidarity to raise money for the Central American migrant caravans. Through New Sanctuary Coalition we will be giving all our proceeds to aid the Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and Hondurans walking thousands of miles north in caravans to the U.S. Border. 


https://www.socialists.nyc/donate/

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Julius Eastman: Gay Guerrilla w/ Claire Chase + Harvard
Dec
5
9:00 PM21:00

Julius Eastman: Gay Guerrilla w/ Claire Chase + Harvard

  • Holden Chapel Cambridge, MA USA (map)
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An evening of world premieres of flute pieces by Harvard composers, followed by Julius Eastman’s radiant “Gay Guerrilla” that was written for any arrangement of instruments. It has previously been played by four pianos, chamber ensemble, and orchestra. In this special performance, Claire Chase’s performance class, which consists of guitar, voices, violins, trombone, trumpet, will be joined by the Berklee Interdisciplinary Institute, which adds synths, two pianos, saxophone, and guitar. A truly special ensemble! Free admission.

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US Premiere: "Complex Identities" by Rohan Chander
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

US Premiere: "Complex Identities" by Rohan Chander

NYU Composers Collective is hosting a concert that features the world premiere of Rohan Chander’s “Complex Identities”: What’s Left Unanswered and a US Premiere of “I.” for Piano Trio.

Lucy Yao (Piano)

Isabella Constanza (Violin)

Frederick Renaud (Cello)

NYU 303 at 8pm.

Free admission!

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Brown University: Bach to the Future VI
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Brown University: Bach to the Future VI

  • Manning Chapel, Providence Providence, RI USA (map)
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Bach to the Future Marathon concert featuring the works of the master himself, J.S.

Including interpretations w/ electronics, partitas, and improvisation by musicians from Rhode Island and Boston!

Community Works presents the 6th annual all-night marathon of J.S. Bach performance as classical and non-traditional/experimental musicians from Providence and beyond, including our MusicWorks Collective musicians, pass the baton of Bach from dusk 'til dawn.

Line-up


7pm-7am
Manning Chapel at Brown University 
Admission is free

All night coffee generously donated by The Coffee Exchange
Bring your blanket & pillow and come and go as you please!

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+++ Schedule is subject to change +++

7:00pm Welcome
7:15 Enigmatica 
7:30 Heath Marlow *
7:45 Dr. Hilltop 
8:00 Megan Koch 
8:15 Laurie Amat 
8:30 Lucy Yao 
8:40 What Cheer? Brigade
8:50 CMW Phase II *
8:55 Joe DeGeorge 1 
9:05 Zoe Cute *
9:10 Holly Dyer * & Malcolm Dyer
9:20 Desmond Bratton 
9:40 Wendy Eisenberg 
10:00 Ealain McMullin *
10:05 Jesse Holstein/Miguel Vasquez/Sarah Kim *
10:25 Bromp Treb 
10:45 David Rubin/Holly Dyer/Luke Fatora/Zach Hazen *
10:55 Jeanne Mansfield Leclair
11:10 Jeff Louie 
11:25 tumblecatppp 
11:45 Adrienne Taylor*/ Ashley Frith*/ Luke Fatora*/ Roseminna Watson 
12:00am Kelly Reed 
12:05am Grace Ward/Jacob Hiser/Jacob Shulman/Jeff Cox/Jolee Gordon 
12:20 Luke Fatora* & Zan Berry*
12:30 Ed Williams 
12:50 Roseminna Watson
12:55 Luke Fatora *
1:00 Cool and Frank 
1:20 Tessa Sacramone *
1:25 Visibilities 
1:50 Bachacophony 
2:05 Ashley Frith *
2:25 Anne Athema 
2:40 Lefthand Man (Laura Brown-Lavoie) 
2:55 Johann Sebastian Vox (Armand Aromin & Zan Berry *)
3:15 J.P.A. Falzone 
3:40 Matt McLaren 
3:50 Joe DeGeorge 2 
4:00 Ai Isshiki & Hank Mason 
4:20 Marcel Zaes 
4:40 David Rubin *
5:15 Rachel Rosenkrantz 
5:30 Alex Dupuis 
5:45 Sebastian Ruth *
6:00 COOCHY COOCHY 
6:15 Jacob Berendes 
6:30 House Red 
6:45 Laura Gulley

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BOSTON: Contemporary works by African voices
Oct
30
8:00 PM20:00

BOSTON: Contemporary works by African voices

Boston Conservatory Contemporary Classical Music Ensemble: contraBAND presents African Voices in Contemporary Music.

AYO OGUNRANTI: “African Rhythms”
JOSHUA UZOIGWE: “Talking Drums: Ukom”
KEVIN VOLANS: “Walking Song”
UZOIGWE: “Talking Drums: Illulu”
VIMBAYI KAZIBONI: “Two Folk Songs from Zimbabwe”
UZOIGWE: “Talking Drums: Egwu Amala”
HAMZA EL DIN: “Escalay”

Vimbayi Kaziboni, conductor

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Emerald Necklace Conservancy: silence | visible
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Emerald Necklace Conservancy: silence | visible


silence | visible is a 7 minute work composed and directed by Lucy Yao for quartet with flutes and voices specifically written in response to Fujiko Malaya’s fog sculptures. The piece aims to collaborate with Fog and its amorphous qualities and engage in a dialogue with nature’s fluctuating variables. Fog, which blurs boundaries between the beginning and end, inspired silence | visible to explore the cycles of life that are present in nature, and a wish to relinquish control to the uncertainty of the “how”, and “when”, and more on events as they are happening at that moment. At any given day, nature can give shape to the fog depending on variables that are completely controlled by climate. In this live performance, layers of sound form around the sculpture in an on-site specific work by pianist and composer Lucy Yao.

This project is performed as a response to Fujiko Nakaya’s FOGxFlo at the Franklin Park Ruins. Listeners are welcome to walk into the dense mass of sound and fog to experience the work. silence | visible is made possible by the Berklee Interdisciplinary Institute and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. 
And of course, it would not be possible without the help and collaboration with performers Rose Hegele, Morgan Gates, Antonina January, and Caroline Shaffer!

There will be two performances of this multi-disciplinary work on Sunday October 28 afternoon at 5:00 and 5:15 PM at Fog x Island, Olmsted Park. Fog x Island is one of the five fog installation sites and can be found at 56 Pond Avenue, Brookline 02445. Further directions can be found here: https://www.emeraldnecklace.org/20th/visit/

Information on the project can be found here (the time needs to be updated on the site): https://www.emeraldnecklace.org/event/silence-visible/

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