Music Future is a concert series started in 2014 by composer, conductor, and pianist Joe Hisaishi. Intended to introduce the latest in contemporary classical music, Music Future includes works from composers Arnold Schoenberg, John Adams, David Lang, Philip Glass, and Bryce Dessner performed by the Future Orchestra. In addition, Hisaishi presents a newly composed work each year. This year, David Lang will join Music Future at Carnegie Hall.
Alongside the "Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk" Exhibition. Jenny Lin (solo piano) will perform a concert featuring music by Russian avant-garde composer Galina Ustvolskaya and late 20th-21st century and New York legend Philip Glass.
Listen to what can happen at OneBeat!:
The All-Stars travel to 3 continents this fall and perform Anthracite Fields in coal country (PA) and at Carnegie Hall.
Thursday, October 11 - The Delaware Museum of Art
Sunday, October 14 - The Vertice Festival - Mexico City
Friday, October 19 - Teatro Colon - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Monday, October 22 - Cello Biennale - Amsterdam
Thursday, October 25 - Zaryadye Hall - Moscow
Saturday, October 27 - Great Amber Hall - Liepaja, Latvia
October 30, 31 - Fontys University, Tilburg, Netherlands
Saturday, November 3 - Anthracite Fields with Cantus Domus - Berlin
Saturday, November 10 -Anthracite Fields with The Choir of Trinity Wall St - Lackawanna, PA (anthracite coal country!)
December 1 - Anthracite Fields with The Choir of Trinity Wall St - Carnegie Hall, NYC
OneBeat, an incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship, where innovative musicians from around the world launch collaborative projects, is underway, and includes an East Coast tour! OneBeat 2018 brings together 25 adventurous musicians from 18 countries to reimagine NASA’s landmark Voyager Golden Record through the lens of digital culture and global folklore.
Details on the shows are here
Koto visionary Yumi Kurosawa presents original and classic Japanese music on Japan’s traditional instrument. Every era does something different with its musical traditions, and each moment considers its music “new.” Kurosawa is devoted to creating her own music, combining the spirit of the traditional with music of the larger world. This program includes works entitled GreenPt; Rapture 1, 2, 3; JBTransfer (with electronics); One Droplet; Takeda Lullaby; Inner Space; The Harvest Moon + Looking up at the sky (with electronics). yumikuro.com
Noguchi Museum, Sept 9, 3pm
This performance series is held in the Museum's outdoor sculpture garden. In case of rain or artist's preference, concerts take place in the galleries. Free with Museum admission. Limited seating is available on garden benches and floor mats on a first-come, first-served basis
The Bang on a Can All-Stars head to Australia Aug 25-30 with stops in Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast! More info on our events page
On Sunday August 12, at 3pm, Bang on a Can and the Noguchi Museum present String Noise!
Blurring the lines of classical and avant-garde, the “trailblazing” (Time Out New York) duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris) will perform music by Georg Friedrich Haas (Fuga), David Lang (Warmth), Pauline Kim Harris (Sugar), Jessie Cox (Dark, Light), Paul Reller (Piss Rows) and Richard Carrick (Phosphene). The performance also features punk covers and the title work of their debut album on Northern Spy Records, The Book of Strange Positions, by 2018 Guggenheim fellow Eric Lyon. stringnoiseduo.com