Meredith Monk News

Brooklyn's Roulette Presents NOT OK With Phil KlineBrooklyn's Roulette Presents NOT OK With Phil Kline
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m. at Brooklyn's Roulette, the Curated by Meredith Monk concert series presents the always surprising composer PHIL KLINE-best known for his Zippo Songs and Unsilent Night-in an evening entitled Not OK.  (more...)

Innova Recordings Label Showcase INN-FEST Slated for March at National SawdustInnova Recordings Label Showcase INN-FEST Slated for March at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Inn-fest is a two-act mini-festival curated by innova Recordings and showcasing an all-star cast of composers and performers from its New York contingent. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble in Three Shows at Big EarsAmerican Contemporary Music Ensemble in Three Shows at Big Ears
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform three concerts at this year's Big Ears Festival, on March 23 and 24, 2017, celebrating their new album, Thrive on Routine, released in February on Sono Luminus, as well as collaborating with Icelandic composer and performer Johann Johannsson, Denmark's Theatre of Voices, and Blonde Redhead. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE continues its new Collaborations series with Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal. This unconventional but highly popular duo is comprised of Mali's kora master and the French cellist with a trip-hop background, Today, March 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m. at French Institute Alliance Française, Florence Gould Hall, 22 East 60th Street. Tickets: $35; www.worldmusicinstitute.org (more...)

Audra McDonald to Join San Francisco Symphony in 'PRIDE' Concert After North Carolina CancellationsAudra McDonald to Join San Francisco Symphony in 'PRIDE' Concert After North Carolina Cancellations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

On April 4, 2017, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, along with Broadway star Audra McDonald, celebrate the Bay Area's spirit of inclusion and diversity with a special concert in Davies Symphony Hall recognizing and supporting the Bay Area LGBTQ community. (more...)

CCi Presents SOLO FLIGHTS SERIES AT SPECTRUMCCi Presents SOLO FLIGHTS SERIES AT SPECTRUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

ComposersCollaborative's legendary Solo Flights series returns to the New York concert scene, marking the organization's 30th year with a rare opportunity to experience Morton Feldman's last piano pieces as a cycle over three Sundays in March, performed by three of new music's most respected composer/pianists: Jed Distler, Tania Chen and Nils Vigeland. (more...)

Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town HallLaurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maverick artist, composer, vocalist and instrumentalist Laurie Anderson and bass virtuosoChristian McBride collaborate for the first time in the opening concert of Town Hall's new series, Improvisations. The show will also feature special guest Rubin Khodeli on cello. (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban StagesCast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

World Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust present Philip Glass & Foday Musa SusoWorld Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust present Philip Glass & Foday Musa Suso
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

This event, presented by World Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust, is one of the highlights of the Glass @ 80 celebrations around the world. Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso famously collaborated on the album The Screens (composed as music for a production of the play by Jean Genet), the score for the film Powaqqatsi, and on the concert work Orion. At National Sawdust, the two artists will come together again for an intimate and collaborative performance. The show will include two special guests: percussionist Asher Delerme and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler. (more...)

Ben Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban StagesBen Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, will continue its 33rd season with the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award- winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE continues its new Collaborations series with Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal. This unconventional but highly popular duo is comprised of Mali's kora master and the French cellist with a trip-hop background, Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m. at French Institute Alliance Française, Florence Gould Hall, 22 East 60th Street. Tickets: $35; www.worldmusicinstitute.org (more...)

Innova Recordings Label Showcase INN-FEST Slated for March at National SawdustInnova Recordings Label Showcase INN-FEST Slated for March at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Inn-fest is a two-act mini-festival curated by innova Recordings and showcasing an all-star cast of composers and performers from its New York contingent. (more...)

Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town HallLaurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Maverick artist, composer, vocalist and instrumentalist Laurie Anderson and bass virtuosoChristian McBride collaborate for the first time in the opening concert of Town Hall's new series, Improvisations. The show will also feature special guest Rubin Khodeli on cello. (more...)

Announcing the 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon at Brooklyn MuseumAnnouncing the 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon at Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Bang on a Can announces its 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon, presented for the first time at Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-10pm. This incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world features eight hours of rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today's most pioneering young artists. The Marathon is part of A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum, a yearlong project that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art through ten diverse exhibitions and an extensive calendar of related public programs. Bang on a Can Marathon artists include Meredith Monk, Julia Wolfe, Joan La Barbara, and many more. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble Performs at Roulette in NYC Concert Series Curated by Meredith MonkAmerican Contemporary Music Ensemble Performs at Roulette in NYC Concert Series Curated by Meredith Monk
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform music from its new 'portrait' album Thrive on Routine on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 8pm at Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), on a concert series curated by Meredith Monk. The concert will feature Monk's first string quartet, Stringsongs, from 2005, which ACME has performed frequently and recorded for Q2 Music's Meet the Composer podcast. In addition, ACME will perform Caroline Shaw's in manus tuas for solo cello, Caleb Burhans' Jahrzeit for string quartet, and Timo Andres' Thrive on Routine for string quartet, from the new album. ACME players for this concert are Ben Russell and Laura Lutzke, violins; Caleb Burhans, viola; and Clarice Jensen, cello and ACME artistic director. (more...)

Kitka Performs Love Songs with Mahsa Vahdat This FebruaryKitka Performs Love Songs with Mahsa Vahdat This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Bay Area's trailblazing and internationally acclaimed women's vocal ensemble, Kitka, is pleased to announce two a cappella concerts with renowned Iranian singer Mahsa Vahdat. In a program titled, Songs to the Beloved, Kitka and Vahdat explore the many faces of love, performing songs old and new from Iran, Armenia, Georgia, the Balkans and beyond. (more...)

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series Presents WINTRY MIX/PERFORMANCE FESTIVALThe Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series Presents WINTRY MIX/PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series presents two different lineups of innovative theater makers, choreographers and musicians for the second installment of its WINTRY MIX/PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL, a curated sampler of new works of performing arts. Emerging and established regional artists and performers known for their artistic daring will show their latest creations at the Hepburn Teaching Theater stage in Goodhart Hall, Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

New Work by Daniel Fish, Virtual Reality Show and More Set for PS122's COIL 2017 Festival; Lineup Announced!New Work by Daniel Fish, Virtual Reality Show and More Set for PS122's COIL 2017 Festival; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, Coil, returns for its twelfth edition with 13 individual events. (more...)

Richard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Election Year Play Cycle Launches Tour in DCRichard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Election Year Play Cycle Launches Tour in DC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Public Theater previously announced that Richard Nelson's acclaimed trilogy THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family would tour to Washington D.C., Australia, and Hong Kong beginning in January 2017. (more...)

La MaMa Continues 'Coffeehouse Chronicles' Series with Performing Arts Journal 40th AnniversaryLa MaMa Continues 'Coffeehouse Chronicles' Series with Performing Arts Journal 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

La MaMa presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #138 'PERFORMING ARTS JOURNAL 40TH ANNIVERSARY' today, December 17, 2o16 from 3 to 5 p.m. at La MaMa. (more...)

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