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Miller Theatre Slates Spring 2016 Pop-Up ConcertsMiller Theatre Slates Spring 2016 Pop-Up Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts announces its spring 2016 season of Pop-Up Concerts. Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today's most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre on select Tuesday evenings. (more...)

Mivos Quartet to Play Steve Reich in BANG ON A CAN: UNORTHODOX at The Jewish MuseumMivos Quartet to Play Steve Reich in BANG ON A CAN: UNORTHODOX at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

?On Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present Bang on a Can: Unorthodox, a concert featuring the acclaimed Mivos Quartet that will celebrate composers who defy conventional forms and genres. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Launch New Family Holiday Tradition with CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 12/19Miller Theatre to Launch New Family Holiday Tradition with CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Miller Theatre inaugurates a new holiday tradition, a playful production that brings to life Saint-Saens' musical 'salute to feathers, fur, and fins' - CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS. A modern twist on Victorian toy theater, this imaginative staging combines music, scenic elements, puppetry, and movement, plus the clever verses of Ogden Nash. Curtain-raisers from the 16th Century to present-day set the stage and kindle the spirit of the holidays. Just about an hour in length, this family-friendly presentation is the perfect December treat to delight imaginative audiences of all ages. (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble Set for Tonight's Release Event for John Supko's 's_traits'Wet Ink Ensemble Set for Tonight's Release Event for John Supko's 's_traits'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Composer John Supko's s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman, comes out Tuesday, November 4 on the Manchester-based Cotton Goods label. It is the second album devoted to Supko's music, following drawn only once on New Amsterdam in 2011. A live performance event is planned in conjunction with the release; watch this space for details. (more...)

The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, Now thru 12/9The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, Now thru 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts welcomes the audience back on stage with the return of Pop-Up Concerts. Tonight, October 14, 2014 Either/Or, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 loadbang - Miller Theatre debut and on Tuesday, December 9 Mivos Quartet - Miller Theatre debut. (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble Set for 10/29 Release Event for John Supko's 's_traits'Wet Ink Ensemble Set for 10/29 Release Event for John Supko's 's_traits'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Composer John Supko's s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman, comes out Tuesday, November 4 on the Manchester-based Cotton Goods label. It is the second album devoted to Supko's music, following drawn only once on New Amsterdam in 2011. A live performance event is planned in conjunction with the release; watch this space for details. (more...)

The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, 10/14-12/9The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, 10/14-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts welcomes the audience back on stage with the return of Pop-Up Concerts. On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Either/Or, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 loadbang - Miller Theatre debut and on Tuesday, December 9 Mivos Quartet - Miller Theatre debut. It's free admission and doors open at 5:30pm, music at 6:00pm at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

LABA to Present New Strings Attached with Nadav Lev, Mivos Quartet, Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev and More, 6/30LABA to Present New Strings Attached with Nadav Lev, Mivos Quartet, Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev and More, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Multi-faceted guitar virtuoso and 2013-14 LABA fellow Nadav Lev brings forth a diverse selection of pieces for guitar and various ensembles, all written for him by some of the most prominent young composers to emerge from Israel. (more...)

Sasha Siem Plays Le Poisson Rouge TomorrowSasha Siem Plays Le Poisson Rouge Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

So Polite, the debut EP from UK-based composer and songwriter Sasha Siem is out now on Gearbox Records. The EP will be available as a special edition vinyl and will be distributed widely via AWAL. In conjunction with the release, Siem recently appeared London at the Royal Opera House and New York City at Le Poisson Rouge on March 2. Her upcoming full length album "Most Of The Boys" is due this summer with production duties handled in Iceland by Valgeir Siguršsson. (more...)

Bang on a Can Summer Festival Alumni Perform at MoMA, 2/26 & 3/4Bang on a Can Summer Festival Alumni Perform at MoMA, 2/26 & 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

On Tuesday, February 26 at 6pm and Monday, March 4 at 6pm, Bang on a Can and The Museum of Modern Art present a pair of concerts in conjunction with MoMA's exhibition Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925 that reveal how pioneering European composers of 100 years ago forever changed music in New York. Curated by Bang on a Can co-founder and artistic directorDavid Lang, each concert pairs two composers-an early-20th-century innovator, and a New Yorker he influenced- and is performed by alumni and faculty of the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a utopian residency program dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of the most adventurous music of our time. (more...)

La MaMa Presents YOU MY MOTHER Thru 2/20La MaMa Presents YOU MY MOTHER Thru 2/20
by Sally Henry - Feb 20, 2012

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of YOU, MY MOTHER, a production by the Obie Award-winning performance group Two-Headed Calf. YOU, MY MOTHER is an opera project in two parts, created by composer Brendan Connelly and playwright Karinne Keithley Syers, Obie Award-winning composer Rick Burkhardt and playwright Kristen Kosmas, directed by Brooke O'Harra, with music performed by Yarn/Wire + Strings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOU, MY MOTHER at LaMaMa Now Through February 20BWW Reviews: YOU, MY MOTHER at LaMaMa Now Through February 20
by Trish Vignola - Feb 13, 2012

It would be absolutely ridiculous if you missed this run. Performances are Thursdays - Sundays at 7:30pm, along with Saturdays matinees at 2:30pm and an additional performance on Monday, February 20 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students/seniors and can be purchased online at http://LaMaMa.org, in person at the box office or by calling 212-475-7710. The running time is 80 minutes. For more information visit http://www.TwoHeadedCalf.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of La MaMa's YOU, MY MOTHERPhoto Flash: World Premiere of La MaMa's YOU, MY MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

YOU, MY MOTHER runs Off-Broadway from February 9 - 20, 2012 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & the Bowery in New York City. Performances are Thursdays - Sundays at 7:30pm, along with Saturdays matinees at 2:30pm and an additional performance on Monday, February 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

La MaMa Premieres YOU, MY MOTHER, 2/9-20La MaMa Premieres YOU, MY MOTHER, 2/9-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

La MaMa will present the World Premiere of You, My Mother, a production by the Obie Award-winning performance group Two-Headed Calf. You, My Mother is an opera project in two parts, created by composer Brendan Connelly and playwright Karinne Keithley Syers, Obie Award-winning composer Rick Burkhardt and playwright Kristen Kosmas, directed by Brooke O'Harra, with music performed by Yarn/Wire + Strings. (more...)

La MaMa Premieres YOU, MY MOTHER, 2/9-20La MaMa Premieres YOU, MY MOTHER, 2/9-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

La MaMa will present the World Premiere of You, My Mother, a production by the Obie Award-winning performance group Two-Headed Calf. You, My Mother is an opera project in two parts, created by composer Brendan Connelly and playwright Karinne Keithley Syers, Obie Award-winning composer Rick Burkhardt and playwright Kristen Kosmas, directed by Brooke O'Harra, with music performed by Yarn/Wire + Strings. (more...)

La MaMa Presents YOU MY MOTHER 2/09-2/20La MaMa Presents YOU MY MOTHER 2/09-2/20
by Sally Henry - Jan 1, 2001

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of YOU, MY MOTHER, a production by the Obie Award-winning performance group Two-Headed Calf. YOU, MY MOTHER is an opera project in two parts, created by composer Brendan Connelly and playwright Karinne Keithley Syers, Obie Award-winning composer Rick Burkhardt and playwright Kristen Kosmas, directed by Brooke O'Harra, with music performed by Yarn/Wire + Strings. (more...)

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