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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

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

Tantric Variations

Tantric Variations

MIVOS QUARTET PERFORMS WORKS BY KATI AGÓCS, EDMUND FINNIS, MATTHEW SCHULTHEIS, AND LÁZSLÓ SÁNDOR, AS PART OF AGÓCS’S A STONE’S THROW SERIES WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

February 13, 2019

Soloicity

Soloicity

A NIGHT OF COMPOSER-PERFORMER SETS WITH STYLES RANGING FROM FOLK TO POP TO EXPERIMENTAL, AS PART OF MOLLY JOYCE’S LIGHT SERIES WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

February 7, 2019

Elliot Cole: Nightflower

Elliot Cole: Nightflower

ALBUM RELEASE AND LISTENING PARTY FOR ELLIOT COL'E’S NIGHTFLOWER, ALSO INCLUDING A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY KATIE HYUN (VIOLIN) AND NIGHTFLOWER ARTISTS JORDAN DODSON (GUITAR) AND GAVRIEL CABEZAS (CELLO) PREVIEWING MUSIC FROM COLE’S NEXT RELEASE

January 26, 2019

Andy Meyerson

Andy Meyerson

PERCUSSIONIST ANDY MEYERSON PRESENTS A SOLO RECITAL OF ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC WORKS, INCLUDING MUSIC BY SAMUEL ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER CERRONE, SARAH HENNIES, ADRIAN KNIGHT, AND AMADEUS REGUCERA, AS PART OF CERRONE’S REITERATIONS SERIES WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

January 8, 2019

The Living Earth Show

The Living Earth Show

THE LIVING EARTH SHOW PERFORMS WORKS WRITTEN FOR THEM BY COMPOSERS, EACH OF WHOM WAS BORN IN, IMMIGRATED TO, OR UTILIZES THE MUSICAL TRADITIONS CREATED WITHIN THE CURRENT BORDERS OF THE UNITED STATES, AS PART OF CHRISTOPHER CERRONE’S REITERATIONS SERIES WITH METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE

January 7, 2019