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May 12, 2011 | 6:30pm doors | 7:30pm concert | (le) Poisson Rouge | 158 Bleecker Street
Tickets: $20 | Students: $15 | Reserved: $30 | VIP Box: $75 | Festival Pass: $100
A Burst of Blinding Clarity
Metropolis Ensemble and MATA Festival, the new music festival founded by Philip Glass, collaborate to present new works by Ryan Carter (MATA commission) and the world premiere of The Rake, a hip-hopera retelling of Igor Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress by Brad Balliett and Elliot Cole (Metropolis commission).
Brad Balliett and Elliot Cole: The Rake
for chamber orchestra and narration — world premiere
Ryan Carter: Skeumorphic Tendencies
for large chamber orchestra
Remmy Canedo: Instantaneas 6
for chamber orchestra and live electronics
Marko Nikodijevic: Music Box
for chamber orchestra
MATA is a non-profit organization that has, for the past fourteen years, been dedicated to commissioning and presenting works by young composers from around the world. Learn more...
Metropolis Ensemble is a nonprofit professional chamber orchestra dedicated to emerging the next generation of performers and composers. Learn more...
Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) is a multimedia art cabaret founded by musicians on the site of the historic Village Gate. Learn more...
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