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The Nouveau Classical Project: Currents

May 25, 2017 - 7:00pm The Nouveau Classical Project, an ensemble hailed for “bringing a refreshing edge to the widely conservative genre” (VICE), will premiere new electro-acoustic works and celebrate the marriage of tradition and technology in Currents.

Disrupt Series: Aerial East with Julia Crockett & Group: PORTRAITS

May 25, 2017 - 10:00pm Portraits is an original and unreleased work for movement, voice and string quartet by Aerial East, Julia Crockett, and Maxim Moston. In response to the current political and cultural climate, the evening aims to provide refuge from the oppressive onslaught of imagery and sound. The artists intend to create an atmosphere that fosters community and relieves anxiety.

Amid the Noise

May 26, 2017 - 7:00pm Amid the Noise is a set of short pieces exploring many forms of noise framed by drones and consistent yet subtly changing harmonies. They were conceived as small soundtracks for everyday moments in everyday life.

The Revolution Vol. 15

May 27, 2017 - 10:00pm THE REVOLUTION is an emerging performance series, highlighting Brooklyn & Harlem based artists and musicians that not only represent the core of independent pop culture in 2017 but who currently stand in the breeding ground of evolution within their genre.

Yuka C. Honda: Limbs

May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

Music from Yellow Barn

May 28, 2017 - 7:00pm At the heart of this program is a work by Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff, a fully notated depiction of a woman’s sexual climax titled Sonata Erotica. Certainly not intended for the concert hall at the time of its composition in 1919 (Schulhoff writes, “For Men Only” on the title page), Sonata Erotica would have been a voyeuristic diversion in the nightclub or cabaret, and an example of the musical revolution of art “as the commonality of man” that the composer had embraced.

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