2013-2014 Season

August 21st, 2014
Chihuahua International Festival
Chihuahua, Mexico
Teatro de la Ciudad Manuel Ojinaga, Calle Jose Maria Morelos 106, Zona Centro

String Quartet no. 3: lift-tilt-filter-split (2010), Alex Mincek (b. 1975)
El jardin de senderos que se bifurcan (2013), Taylor Brook (b. 1985)


String Quartet no. 3: Grido (2001), Helmut Lachenmann (b. 1935)

August 2-16th, 2014
Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music
Darmstadt, Germany

Residency made possible from our Darmstadt 2012 Fellowship Award for Interpretation.

August 4th, 11:00
Centralstation (Salle).

Open rehearsal with Helmut Lachenmann on his String Quartet no. 2, Reigen seliger Geister

August 5th, 16:00, 
Centralstation (Salle). 
Mivos Quartet workshop concert.

Works by Evan Johnson, Ken Ueno, Dai Fujikura, and Scott Wollschleger.

August 7th, 19:30
Centralstation (Halle). 
Concert with Ensemble Adapter.

Works by Sarah Nemetsov and Paul Frick.

August 12th, 19:00
Concert with Ensemble Garage

August 10th, 2014
Asphalt Festival
Dusseldorf, Germany
20:00, GAP 15

Music by Taylor Brook

July 7th - 20th, 2014
Festival Aix-en-Provence
Chamber music residency at Festival Aix-en-Provence, France
Music by Lachenmann Verunelli, Gadenstatter and Mincek

Information about the Festival Aix-en-Provence HERE

June 5th, 2014
KLANG Festival
Copenhagen, Denmark

Alex Mincek: String Quartet N.3 (2010)
Martin Stauning: Atmende Steine (2013)

 + Intermission +

Mark Barden: Nocturne (2013)
Lasse Schwanenflügel Piasecki: Madeleine

More info HERE

May 30th, 2014, 8pm
A.R.T./New York - South Oxford Space
138 South Oxford St.
Brooklyn 11217
$15 general/$10 student, artist, under 30

Third Annual Mivos/Kanter Composition Prize Concert, feat. Taylor Brook

We are thrilled to present Taylor Brook's magnificent string quartet in Just Intonation,
"El jardin de senderos que se bifurcan", the winner of the 2013 Mivos/Kanter Prize.  
As a a complement to Brook's work, we will also perform "The Dust Moves" with composer/saxophonist Dan Blake, plus works by Carl Kanter and Lasse Schwanenflügel Piasecki. 

May 17th, 2014
The Stone
8pm and 10pm

Mivos joins stellar percussionist Ian Rosenbaum performing works by Paola Prestini

May 6th, 2014, 8pm
509 Atlantic Avenue (Entrance at the corner of 3rd Avenue)Brooklyn, NY 11217

Ear Heart Music presents:
Opposites Attract with the Mivos Quartet, Concert Black, and members of ETHEL, Newspeak, & Color Field EnsembleSam Pluta, Chain Reactions/Five Events

May 2th-4th, 2014
Smith College Residency (Part 2)
Smith College, Northampton, MA

April 30th, 8pm + 10pm
the Stone
Ave C & 2nd Street, NYC
Annie Gosfield residency 

April 29th, 2014
Princeton University, Princeton NJ

Mivos performs pieces by Alex Dowling and Amanda Feery _

April 28th, 2014
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival presents:
Mivos + Loadbang

Mivos plays Loadbang, Loadbang plays Mivos-Two NYC contemporary music mainstays team up in a daring program of pieces written for each other by themembers of both ensembles.

Apr 26th, 2014
Northwestern University Contemporary Music Festival (NUNC)
Evanston, Illinois

Works by Alex Mincek and winners of the 2014 call for scores

Apr 25th, 2014 8pm
Chicago, Illinois

Frequency Series:

Ke Xu, Tai Chi

David Brynjar Franzson, On Repetition and Reappearances


Helmut Lachenmann, String Quartet no. 3 "Grido"

April 21st, 2014
The Kitchen, NYC

MATA Festival

Works by Daniel Wohl, Ansgar Beste, Ke Xu and Yotam Haber

March 27th-31st, 2014
Smith College Residency (Part 1)
Smith College, Northampton, MA

Performance March 30th, 8:00pm

William Byrd arr. Joshua Modney, Kyrie from Mass for Four Voices
Thomas Ades, Arcadiana
Kate Soper, Cipher

Carlo Gesualdo arr. Joshua Modney, Three Madrigals
Felipe Lara, Corde Vocale
Alban Berg, selections from Lyric Suite (with reconstructed soprano part)

With Guggenheim Fellowship winning composer Kate Soper

March 26th, 2014
Longhouse Projects, 285 Spring St, NYC
Performances at 6:45 and 7:45pm

Mivos members will give the US Premiere of Katharina Rosenberger's string trio, "Gesang an das noch namenlose Land" as a performance/installation alongside panels by visual artist Abdolreza Aminlari.

February 26th, 2014 - 7:30pm
Merkin Hall
129 w. 67th st.
New York, NY 10023

Ecstatic Music Festival 2014:
Mivos Quartet +Saul Williams

Mivos teams up with legendary writer, musician, poet, and actor Saul Williams for a extraordinary collaborative project as part of the 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival.

More info HERE

February 18th, 2014
Princeton Sound Kitchen
Princeton University, New Jersey
Mivos premieres new works for string quartet by Princeton University composers

February 9th, 2014
The Phillips Collection, Washington DC
1600 21st St., NW, Washington, DC, 20009

William Byrd, arr. Joshua Modney; excerpts from Mass for Four Voices
Thomas Adès, Arcadiana
Benjamin Britten, String Quartet no. 3

details and tickets

January 17th, 2014
Frirdrichgasse 41, 8010 Graz, Austria

Open Music Series Presents: Mivos Quartet

January 16th, 2014 - 8:30pm
Porgy & Bess
Vienna, Austria

Jenunesse presents: Mivos Quartet 

Music by Alex Mincek, Annie Gosfield, Tristan Perich, Felipe Lara, and Jorge Sanchez-Chiong


December 19th - 8pm
Benzaquen Hall, Dimenna Center
450 W. 37th St, New York NY

CD Release Concert: Reappearances

Mark Barden - Nocturne (Wien Modern Commission, US premiere)
Dai Fujikura - Flare (US premiere)
Felipe Lara - Corde Vocale
Scott Wollschleger, White Wall (world premiere)

December 10th - 7:30pm
45 Bleecker St, New York NY

New Amsterdam: The Knells CD Release

New Amsterdam Records presents debut album release of The Knells, as well as the new itsnotyouitsme album.

December 8th - 8pm

509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn NY

Dan Blake / Mivos Quartet:

World premiere of a new work The Dust Moves by Meet the Composer/Jerome Foundation winner and saxophonist Dan Blake

November 20th - 7:30pm
Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall
881 7th ave. New York, NY, 10019

New Voices, New Music

Workshop with Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Lang and ICE founder Claire Chase.
Premiere of a new work by Robert Honstein

November 13 - 8:00pm
Musikhochschule of Mannheim
Mannheim, Germany

Mark Barden, Nocturne
Valentin Schaff, ein Mädchen, nur mit einem Hut bekleidet
Helmut Lachenmann, String Quartet no. 3 "Grido"

November 9th - 4:30pm
Wien Modern Festival 2013
Mivos Quartet

Ansgar Beste: Pèlerinage Fantastique
Helmut Lachenmann: Streichquartett Nr. 3 «Grido» (2001-2002)
Mark Barden: Nocturne UA (Auftragswerk von WIEN MODERN)

October 14th - Nov. 1st, 2013
Asia Tour

Oct. 14: 3:30pm
concert at North Building Lecture Hall, Shanghai Conservatory. Shanghai Conservatory
New Music Week. Music by Cage, Rihm and Lachenmann

Oct. 15: 7pm
concert at He Luting Concert Hall, Shanghai Conservatory
Portrait concert of Luo Zhongrong

Oct. 16th: 3:30
Masterclass at North Building Lecture Hall, Shanghai Conservatory

Oct. 18th: 8pm
concert Grand Theater, Puxian, Fujian Province, China

Oct. 20th: 3pm
concert at University Malaya, Experimental Theatre, Kuala Lumpur. Toccata Studio

Oct. 21st: 10am-12pm
workshop at University Malaya, Experimental Theatre, Kuala Lumpur

Oct. 24th: 7pm
Tokyo, Japan. Ryogoku Monten Hall

Oct. 25th: 8:30pm
Nagoya, Japan. Valentine Drive

Oct. 26th: 2pm
Kyoto, Japan. Barocksaal, Aoyama Music Memorial Hall

Oct. 28th: 8pm
Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong. Sonic Anchor Series

Oct. 29th: 8pm
HKUST (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Hong Kong. Music Alive Series

Oct. 31st: 8pm
SOUTHSIDE, Hong Kong. SOUTHSIDE - ICreation Composition Prize-Winning Concer

October 4th - 7:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker st. New York, NY 10012

Buke and Gase + Patrick Higgins + Mivos Quartet

Record release concert for Patrick Higgins’ Double LP String Quartet No.2 + Glacia — an eclectic and adventurous evening of experimental, classical music, and angular pop. New works by experimental guitarist and guitarist for Zs Patrick Higgins. Closing set by Buke and Gase, innovative purveyors of hand-built instruments and expertart-pop.

October 1st, 2013 - 8:00pm
St Peter's Church, Chelsea
346 w. 20th st. New York, NY 10011

Wet Ink Collaborations Series
Double bill with Yarn/Wire

Program to include works by David Franzson, Peter Evans, and Eric Wubbels, plus the American premiere of Sam Pluta's Chain Reactions/Five Events for string quartet and live electronics, recently co-commissioned bythe Lucerne Festival and Mivos.

Beth Beauchamp