2016-2017 Season

July 20th, 2017
Asphalt Festival
7:30PM, Weltkunstzimmer, Glashalle
Dusseldorf, Germany

Bojan Vuletic, Recomposing Art VII: THE STRANGE LIBRARY (OF BABEL)
with Anna Kristin Webber, saxophone, flute
Nate Wooley, trumpet
Matt Moran, vibraphone

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June 28th- July 8th 2017
Valencia International Performance Academy and Festival
Valencia, Spain

The third year of the Composition Program at the Valencia International Performance Academy will showcase the music of emerging and established composers and offer qualified composition program participants the opportunity to work with VIPA Composition Program faculty members and featured guest composers in lessons, workshops and masterclasses. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to work with and have one piece performed by our resident performers at one of the VIPA concerts. Resident ensembles include the critically-acclaimed Mivos Quartet, Ensemble Interface, Smash Ensemble, B3:Brouwer Trio, and flute soloist Erik Drescher. VIPA will also offer workshops on contemporary instrumental techniques and notation, orchestration, electronics, and career development. The program will take place within the state-of-the-art facilities of the Conservatorio Superior de Música Joaquín Rodrigo in the beautiful city of Valencia, Spain.

Boasting a breathtaking coastline, a vibrant cultural life and world-class cuisine, Valencia is one of the most sought-after summer destinations in Europe.

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June 17th-24th 2017
The Walden School
Creative Musicians Retreat
Dublin, New Hampshire

A week-long festival in New England, the Creative Musicians Retreat (CMR) is offered for composers, improvisers, performers, electronic musicians, choral musicians, and music teachers who want to spend a week immersed in music.

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June 13th, 2017
Pop-Up Concert
6:00 PM, Miller Theatre, Columbia University
New York, New York

George Lewis String Quartet 2.5, “Playing with Seeds” (U.S. premiere)
Cenk Ergün, Use (World premiere version for string quartet)
Brian Ferneyhough, String Quartet No. 2

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June 4th- 11th, 2017
June in Buffalo
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

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May 26th, 2017
Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize Concert
8:00PM, Our Savior's Atonement Lutheran Church (178 Bennett St)
New York, New York

Hans Abrahamsen, String Quartet No. 4
Matthew Ricketts, In Partial View (Kanter Prize Winner 2016)
Morton Feldman, O'Hara songs
Charles Wuorinen, Ashberyana

Jeff Gavett, Baritone
William Lang, trombone
Steve Beck, piano

May 23rd, 2017
Chamber Music America Presents
7:00PM, National Sawdust
Brooklyn, New York

May 7th, 2017
Acht Brücken Festival
Cologne, Germany

Thomas Kessler, NGH WHT
With Saul Williams

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May 5th, 2017
New Music Workshop
7:00PM, Kammermusiksaal
Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim
Mannheim, Germany

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April 30th, 2017
Wall to Wall Steve Reich
3:00PM, Symphony Space
New York, New York

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April 22nd, 2017
UNK New Music Series and Festival
7:30PM, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Hans Abrahamsen: String Quartet No.4
Helmut Lachenmann, String Quartet no. 3 "Grido"

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April 15th, 2017
8:00PM, Center for New Music
San Francisco, California

Patrick Higgins, String Quartet no. 3
Martin Stauning, Atmende Steine
Helmut Lachenmann, String Quartet no. 3 "Grido"

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April 14th, 2017
Premieres of new string quartets by UC Berkeley Composers
8:00PM, Center for New Music
San Francisco, California

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April 11th-14th, 2017
University of California, Berkeley Residency
Berkeley, California

Residency to include performance of student works.

April 10th, 2017
San Francisco State University
1:00PM, Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
San Francisco, California

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March 29th, 2017
The String Orchestra of Brooklyn Presents: The Music of Anna Clyne with Mivos Quartet and Inbal Segev
8:00PM, Roulette
Brooklyn, New York

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March 16th, 2017
Bronx Community College
12:00PM, Gould Memorial Library Rotunda
Bronx, New York

Mario Diaz de Leon, Moonblood
Robert Honstein, Arctic
Martin Stauning, Atmende Steine
Dan Blake, After Thought

with Dan Blake, Saxophone

March 11th, 2017
Polar Lab: The Circumpolar String Quartet
1:00PM, Closing Gala at Anchorage Museum

Robert Honstein, Arctic
Taylor Brook, Garden of Diverging Paths
Sofia Gubaidulina, String Quartet No.4
Scott Wollschleger, White Wall

March 10th, 2017
Contemporary Music Workshop
1:00PM University of Anchorage Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska


March 10th, 2017
Polar Lab: The Circumpolar String Quartet
7pm and 8pm, Planetarium at Anchorage Museum
Anchorage, Alaska

Robert Honstein, Arctic
Hans Abrahamsen, String Quartet No.4

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March 7-9th, 2017
Polar Lab: The Circumpolar String Quartet
Pop-up Concerts, Anchorage Museum
Anchorage, Alaska

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February 18th, 2017
Ecstatic Music Festival
7:30PM Merkin Hall
New York, New York
Origami Harvest with Ambrose Akinmusire and KOOL A.D.

February 15th, 2017
Liquid Music Series
7:30PM Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Origami Harvest with Ambrose Akinmusire and KOOL A.D. (World Premiere)

February 5th, 2017
ECLAT Festival
12:00 Theaterhaus Stuttgart / T3Stuttgart, Germany

George Lewis, String Quartet 2.5 Playing with Seeds (World Premiere)
Genoël von Lilienstern, black gaze (World Premiere)
Same Pluta, Chain Reactions/Five Events (German Premiere)

with Sam Pluta, live electronics

February 4th, 2017
ECLAT Festival
8:30PM Theaterhaus Stuttgart / T2
Stuttgart, Germany

Yair Klartag, Nothing to express

with Nadav Lev, electric guitar

February 3rd, 2017
Ear We Are
9:30PM Alte Juragarage
Biel, Switzerland

Patrick Higgins, String Quartet No.3
Martin Stauning: Atemende Steine
Sam Pluta: Stain Reactions/Five Events
with Sam Pluta, live electronics


February 2nd, 2017
Ear We Are Festival
8:30PM Alte Juragarage
Biel, Switzerland

Thomas Kessler, NGH WHT
with Saul Williams

January 28th, 2017
Open Music
8:00PM, ImCubus
Graz, Austria

Brian Ferneyhough, String Quartet no. 2
Patrick Higgins, String Quartet no. 3
Martin Stauning, Atmende Steine
Sam Pluta, Chain Reactions

January 25th, 2017
Paul Celan: Atemwende und Herzbriefe
7:30PM, Max-Samuel-Haus. Schillerplatz 10
Rostock, Germany

Bojan Vuletić, Atemwende
with Nate Wooley, trumpet

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January 24th, 2017
Paul Celan: Atemwende und Herzbriefe
7:30PM, Forum Gestaltung
Magdeburg, Germany

Bojan Vuletić, Atemwende
with Nate Wooley, trumpet

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November 3rd & 4th 2016 8pm
Pioneer Works
Brooklyn, NY

Pioneer Works will present two evening length concerts of the music of Patrick Higgins, performed by some of New York’s most acclaimed ensembles. Featuring Vicky Chow, Mivos Quartet, and Wet Ink Ensemble, this program of three compositions for string quartet, piano trio, and chamber orchestra will be paired with an immersive installation and visual content inspired by the musical scores and in collaboration with visual artists Tauba Auerbach and Alexander Arroyo.

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October 28th, 7:30pm
Spectrum, NYC

Presentation of the winner of this year's Mivos/Kanter Prize- Yvonne Wu. Also featuring works by Victor Lowrie, Susie Ibarra, Richard Carrick, and Alex Mincek.

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October 10th-14th 2016
UCSD Residency(University of California San Diego)
San Diego, CA

October 12th, 7pm
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
San Diego, CA

Lei Liang, Serashi Fragments
Gyorgy Kurtag, 12 Mikroludien
G. F. Haas, String Quartet No. 3

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October 7th, 2016
Duke University
Durham, NC

Mivos Quartet/Saul Williams

Mivos Quartet & Saul Williams, Colton As Cotton
Thomas Kessler, NGH WHT
Trent Rezner/Saul Williams, arr. Mivos Quartet No one ever does

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October 6th, 2016
Duke University
Durham, NC

Helmut Lachenmann, String Quartet no. 3 "Grido"
Thomas Ades, Arcadiana
J.S. Bach arr. Patrick Higgins Contrapunctus XIV

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October 2nd 2016, 2pm
Storm King Art Center
New Windsor, NY 

Gyorgy Kurtag, 12 Mikroludien
JS Bach, Contrapunctus XIV (arr. Patrick Higgins)
Felipe Lara, Corde Vocale
Steve Reich, Different Trains

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September 21st, 2016 - 7PM
Spectrum, New York, NY
Recomposing Art: Guernica
Music by Bojan Vuletic, featuring Nate Wooley, Matt Moran, Ingrid Lauerbock, and Dan Peck

September 13th-18th, 2016
NEON Festival - Las Vegas New Music Conference
Las Vegas, NV

Music by Grossmann, Silvestrov, Lara and G. F. Haas

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September 12th, 2016
International Symposium of New Music
Curitiba, Brazil

Works of Steve Reich, Lachenmann, and others.

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Beth Beauchamp