Forbidden Colors

Forbidden Colors

A WALK-ABOUT CONCERT AND LISTENING PARTY IN THE STYLE OF A ROVING ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC MUSIC MINI-FESTIVAL FEATURING PERFORMANCES AND HARD-WIRED INSTALLATIONS HAND-CRAFTED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE "PROFOUNDLY HIGH-FIDELITY" (NEW YORK TIMES) CUSTOM-BUILT SOUND SYSTEM AT PUBLIC RECORDS

June 25, 2019

Emily Wells with Metropolis Ensemble

Emily Wells with Metropolis Ensemble

EMILY WELLS, BROOKLYN-BASED SINGER AND MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST, PERFORMS WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE, OPENING FOR LEGENDARY EXPERIMENTAL ROCK BAND TORTOISE

June 22, 2019

Carrot Revolution

Carrot Revolution

A SWEEPING CONCERT FEATURING CELLIST GABRIEL CABEZAS WITH THE RECENTLY GRAMMY-NOMINATED AIZURI QUARTET

May 29, 2019

Tales from the Aviary

Tales from the Aviary

AN EVENING OF NEW MUSIC ENTIRELY CONCEIVED, COMPOSED, AND PRODUCED BY GIFTED TEENAGE COMPOSERS

May 15, 2019

Ballet Prismatique

Ballet Prismatique

PRESENTING VARIOUS KINDS OF DANCE MUSIC FROM DIFFERENT PERIODS, FORMING A KALEIDOSCOPIC BALLET WITHOUT STYLISTIC LIMITS, AS PART OF IN VISIBLE ROADS, METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS PIANO FESTIVAL

April 21, 2019

Points of Departure

Points of Departure

A MARATHON PIANO CONCERT SHOWCASING A RICH COLLECTION OF PERSONAL STORIES AND TRANSFORMATIONS BY AN ARRAY OF COMPOSERS, AS PART OF IN VISIBLE ROADS, METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS PIANO SERIES

April 20, 2019

Synesthetic Vibrations

Synesthetic Vibrations

A COLORFUL PROGRAM FEATURING VOICES OF COMPOSERS WITH SYNESTHESIA, FRAMED BY A DIALOGUE BETWEEN NATURAL AND SUPERNATURAL THEMES, AS PART OF IN VISIBLE ROADS, METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS PIANO SERIES

April 19, 2019

Aaron Diehl

Aaron Diehl

AN EVENING WITH JAZZ STAR AARON DIEHL, COMPOSER/PERFORMER TIMO ANDRES, AND SECOND SET OF JUILLIARD SCHOOL STUDENT COMPOSERS BROUGHT TOGETHER BY TOMOMI SATO

April 17, 2019

In the Mists

In the Mists

FROM BEETHOVEN TO BRESNICK, LISA MOORE, DESCRIBED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES AS “BRILLIANT AND SEARCHING…BEAUTIFUL AND IMPASSIONED…LUSTROUS AT THE KEYBOARD”, PRESENTS A CONCERT CONNECTING EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN COMPOSERS WITH FANCIFUL IMAGERY, AS PART OF IN VISIBLE ROADS, METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS PIANO SERIES

April 11, 2019

Legion

Legion

RIGHTEOUSGIRLS, A PIANO AND FLUTE DUO (ERIKA DOHI ANDGINA IZZO) WHO EXPLORE BEYOND THE ACOUSTIC MEDIUM, CELEBRATE THE WORLD PREMIERE OF LEGION (FOR 8 FLUTES AND 8 PIANOS) BY ALEX BURTZOS ALONG WITH WORKS BY ANDY AKIHO, AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE, PAULA MATTHUSEN, AND MIKE PERDUE

April 2, 2019

Parallax

Parallax

CONOR HANICK PERFORMS WORKS BY KATI AGÓCS, ROBERT BEASER, NINFEA CRUTTWELL-READE, BALÁZS FUTÓ, NICOLAS NAMORADZE, AND JOCELYN MORLOCK, AS PART OF AGÓCS’S A STONE’S THROW SERIES WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

March 29, 2019

Inner Dialogues

Inner Dialogues

VIRTUOSO CLARINETIST FROM IMANI WINDS MARK DOVER JOINS JAZZ AND WORLD-MUSIC YOUNG GIANT, PIANIST/COMPOSER GUY MINTUS, TO PRESENT A DAZZLING CONCERT WITH ORIGINAL WORKS AND IMPROVISATION

March 25, 2019

Piano As Machine: Timbre and Technology of a Most Familiar Instrument

Piano As Machine: Timbre and Technology of a Most Familiar Instrument

AN INTERACTIVE ARTISTIC TALK-PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC COMPOSER PATRICK HIGGINS AND PIANIST CONRAD TAO (“PROBING INTELLECT AND OPEN-HEARTED VISION”, NY TIMES) TO EXAMINE THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF THE KEYBOARD WITH THEIR OWN THEORIES OF THE PIANO (ALSO AS PART OF HIGGINS’ CRISIS MUSIC SERIES AND IN VISIBLE ROADS, METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS PIANO FESTIVAL

March 21, 2019

TOCSIN

TOCSIN

TWO-MOVEMENT PIANO TRIO BY PATRICK HIGGINS FEAT. VICKY CHOW, JAY CAMPBELL, AND MARIEL ROBERTS, AS PART OF HIGGINS’ CRISIS MUSIC SREIES AND METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS IN VISIBLE ROADS PIANO FESTIVAL

March 20, 2019

Americana

Americana

METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE CONCERTMASTER KRISTIN LEE AND PIANIST/IMPROVISER/COMPOSER JEREMY JORDAN CELEBRATE A DIVERSITY OF 20TH-CENTURY AMERICAN MUSIC FROM RAGTIME TO TODAY, WITH A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON IMPROVISATION, AS PART OF METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS IN VISIBLE ROADS PIANO FESTIVAL

March 19, 2019

In Visible Roads

In Visible Roads

METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE X BLUEPRINTS PIANO FESTIVAL

March - April 2019

American Lyric Theater

American Lyric Theater

METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICAN LYRIC THEATER, ALT ALUMNI: COMPOSERS AND LIBRETTISTS IN CONCERT

March 3, 2019

This World Is Too _____ For You

This World Is Too _____ For You

EMILY WELLS — THIS WORLD IS TO _____ FOR YOU, NYC PREMIERE AND ALBUM RELEASE SHOW FEATURING METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

February 28, 2019

Sandbox Percussion

Sandbox Percussion

SANDBOX PERCUSSION PERFORMS WORKS BY CHRISTOPHER CERRONE, VIET CUONG, AND JULIA WOLFE, AS PART OF CERRONE’S REITERATIONS SERIES WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE, MODERATED BY A CONVERSATION WITH POET G.C. WALDREP AND FEATURING VOCALIST ELSPETH DAVIS

February 24, 2019