SITE/SOUND FESTIVAL:  SOON/NOW/GONE (Erik Ruin & Rosie Langabeer) with Erik Ruin's Ominous Cloud Ensemble
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

SITE/SOUND FESTIVAL: SOON/NOW/GONE (Erik Ruin & Rosie Langabeer) with Erik Ruin's Ominous Cloud Ensemble

Soon/ Now/ Gone with Erik Ruin & Rosie Langabeer
Erik Ruin’s Ominous Cloud Ensemble, featuring Myles Donovan (viola), Julius Masri (electronics, percussion), Anais Maviel (vocals, n’goni), Veronica MJ (violin), Heru Shabaka-ra (trumpet), and Jesse Sparhawk (harp). 8–8:30 p.m.

Hprizm8:30–9 p.m.

Soon/ Now/ Gone, Located under the Carlton Street Tunnel, between North 11th & North 12th Streets

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Presented as the third installment of the SITE/SOUND FESTIVAL.

more info here

FREEEEEEEEE

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Philadelphia Museum of Art:  Friday Remix
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Friday Remix

Philly's new after-hours art event. A one-of-a-kind line-up of creatives takes over the galleries and invites you to experience live performance, gallery interventions, participatory art-making, and more.
Recommended for ages 18+
Special ticket required; limited availability
$28 public (members $22, student members & Young Friends $14)

Oct. 11 Lineup
6:00 p.m. Impromptunes with Eppchez!
Eppchez! improvises whimsical vocal loops for cheeky songs prompted by audience suggestions. In an elevator.

6:15, 7:15 & 8:15 p.m. Into the Vault with Almanac Dance Circus Theatre
Circus artists climb, soar, and tumble through our Vaulted Walkway in this new site-specific work.

6:30 p.m. DIY Art with Amze Emmons
This printmaker creates signature footwear and invites you to a communal art project. Put your stamp on large banners that will stream from our balcony by night’s end.

6:30 & 7:30 p.m. Detour with Kai Davis
This poet from The Philly Pigeon gets real about process and performs original poetry in an unconventional gallery tour.

7:00 p.m. Sound + Color
Vessna Scheff, Shanina Dionna, and Bethlehem “paint” our grand staircase with an improvised, participatory performance of dance, music, and textiles.

6:45 & 7:45 p.m. Enclosure . . . wellspring . . . retreat
Tune into time unfolding. Evolving on the spot in our medieval cloister, this work of music and movement by performance duo <fidget> draws you into the present moment.

7:00 & 8:00 p.m. Ben Patterson Methods & Processes with Arcana New Music Ensemble
Hear a fresh take on compositions by 60s Fluxus composer Ben Patterson. Philly musicians Anthony Bob, Erin Busch, Veronica Jurkiewicz, Josh Machiz, and Andy Thierauf perform String Music, A Simple Opera, and Paper Piece in our contemporary galleries.

8:15 p.m. Dreamscapes with Julianna Barwick
Get lost in electronic loops and layers of music by this LA-based artist.

9:15 p.m. Dance Party with Matthew Law
The dance floor is your canvas as this Philly DJ spins funk and hip-hop.

Artwork by Nate Harris.

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Atlas Obscura presents The Pine Barrens at the Middle of Nowhere festival 2019
Sep
28
5:00 PM17:00

Atlas Obscura presents The Pine Barrens at the Middle of Nowhere festival 2019

Middle of Nowhere 2019

Join Atlas Obscura and Whitesbog Historic Village for an immersive experience in the storied landscape of the New Jersey Pine Barrens through film, music, and artwork in dialogue with the 3000-acre fallowed blueberry and cranberry farm, conceived and curated by filmmaker David Scott Kessler.

The Pine Barrens, once seen as uninhabitable, has been home to many. Believed to be unprofitable, it gave birth to iron and cranberry industries. Faced with development, it flourished into a UNESCO world heritage site. Perceived inhospitable, it sheltered people seeking refuge. These people told stories around campfires that are still shared today, such as that of the Jersey Devil. The Pine Barrens is a living landscape, full of contradictions, a million acres of remote and frequently burning forest within the nation's most densely populated state.

Past scorched pitch pine forests, nestled within Brendan Byrne State Park, is Whitesbog, the birthplace of the commercial blueberry industry. Situated among Whitesbog’s trails, bogs, forests, and farm structures, you will discover contemporary artworks that reflect on the role of the natural world in our modern lives. Then, in the village, enjoy an evening of traditional and experimental music and film.

After the screening, keep the Pine Barrens spirit alive well into the night by camping with us at nearby Mt. Misery, where we will make a bonfire for more music and storytelling.

FEATURING

  • Erik Ruin’s Ominous Cloud Orchestra

  • Live screening of “The Pine Barrens” with live score by the Ruins of Friendship orchestra

  • Laraaji

  • “Pine Barrens” (1975) by Nancy Holt

  • Jackson Pines

  • Grassland Bluegrass Band

ARTWORKS BY

  • Steven Earl Weber

  • Kristen Neville Taylor

  • Nick Lenker

  • Rebecca Saylor Sack

  • J. Makary

  • John Vigg

  • J. Alex Schechter
    And Many More

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Nick Millevoi's Streets of Philadelphia
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

Nick Millevoi's Streets of Philadelphia

Streets of Philadelphia: Desertion Trio and SoP Chamber Ensemble

Streets of Philadelphia is a series of 25 new compositions by Nick Millevoi. These pieces will be published in a limited edition songbook designed by artist Erik Ruin. To celebrate the release of this book, Millevoi has assembled an all star cast of musicians to perform three special concerts in Philadelphia at Pageant : Soloveev on September 27, October 25, and November 9.

September 27, 2019
8 pm

Desertion Trio
(Nick Millevoi - guiatr, Johnny DeBlase - bass, Kevin Shea - drums, and Ron Stabinsky - organ)

Streets of Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble
(Veronica MJ - viola, Dan Blacksberg - trombone, Tom Kraines - cello, Anthony Di Bartolo - percussion)

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Sgt. Pepper tribute w/ Tubular / West Philadelphia Orchestra
Sep
6
to Sep 7

Sgt. Pepper tribute w/ Tubular / West Philadelphia Orchestra

West Philadelphia Orchestra with Tubular at Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia

  • 8PM - Doors

  • 9PM - Tubular

  • 10PM - West Philadelphia Orchestra

WEST PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

West Philadelphia Orchestra is a brass band inspired by the Romani "orkestars" and "fanfares" of Eastern Europe. Since 2006, WPO has become known as "Philadelphia's village band," performing at parks, festivals, wedding celebrations, community theaters, and street corners throughout the region, pumping out their combination of Balkan, klezmer, punk, Philly funk, and banging beats. Fronted by Bulgarian-American vocalist Petia Z., the group includes up to 14 of Philadelphia’s finest brass and percussion players. Known for their stellar musicianship and dynamic live shows, WPO's sound is raw, raucous and extremely kinetic. In 2016, WPO released their eagerly anticipated album Tour de Filli, which features the band's original compositions. WPO’s live performances are celebratory events; with driving percussion, pirouetting tuba, wailing reeds and blaring trumpets, WPO's sound hits hard and lifts the spirits.

TUBULAR

Tubular is a brass band founded by tuba superstar Carol Jantsch, principal tubist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. With an expansive palette of covers, ranging from the Beatles and Led Zeppelin to Beyoncé and Lady Gaga, Tubular defies instrumental boundaries with their vigorously entertaining live shows. Audiences have been delighted by Tubular’s quirky versions of their favorite songs, and leave shows saying things like, "I didn't know a tuba could do that!" and “I never thought I would twerk to a euphonium!” Singing voices, dancing shoes, and party pants are required; change of underwear is optional.

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40th Street Summer Series:  Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

40th Street Summer Series: Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol

  • 39th Street and Locust Walk Philadelphia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Gwendolyn Bye Dancefusion
Gwendolyn Bye Dancefusion is a professional modern dance repertory company and dance school. For over 30 years, they have reconstructed modern dance and created new works for the future. The school, located in University City, offers classes to adults and children.

with Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol
Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble CRISOL, Spanish for melting pot, is an ensemble that has been performing in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas since 1997. This group is dedicated to the interpretation of a variety of folk and traditional music genres from all over Latin America and the Caribbean (e.g. Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, and other wonderful places).

40th Street Summer Series

The 40th Street Summer Series—co-produced by University City District, Penn, and The Rotunda—has grown into one of the most popular outdoor summer events in University City. This free outdoor series features internationally-recognized talent in one of “West Philly’s picturesque open green spaces” (Philadelphia Weekly). In the past, the Summer Series has featured internationally-acclaimed acts such as the Millennial Territory Orchestra, Man Man, and the Sun Ra Arkestra, playing free outdoor concerts that capture the soul of the neighborhood. 

We will be moving to a brand-new location just down the block with the same eclectic, fun shows you’ve come to know and love. The performances will now be held at 39th and Walnut Streets, just near Locust Walk. Save the date for June 15th, July 13th, and August 17th for three nights of fun!

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Germantown Kitchen Garden Presents:  David Fishkin's Alice Coltrane Tribute
Aug
11
6:30 PM18:30

Germantown Kitchen Garden Presents: David Fishkin's Alice Coltrane Tribute

the Righteous Aquarium Strings, playing the music of Alice Coltrane. The program will consist of music from Universal Consciousness, Journey in Satchidananda, World Galaxy and Ptah the el Daoud - and also kirtan from the Sai Anantam Bhajan Songbook.

Sunday, August 11
Germantown Kitchen Garden
215 E. Penn Street
Potluck at 5:30
Music will start at 6:30 with Emily Birdie Busch!

Righteous Aquarium Strings:
Tara Middleton - voice
Carlos Santiago, Owen Brown Jr. - violins
Veronica MJ - viola
Rachel Icenogle - cello
Jesse Sparhawk - harp
Travis Woodson - guitar
Erica Corbo - harmonium and flute
Matt Engle - bass
gregg mervine - drums
David Fishkin - saxophone, flute and arrangements


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Brooklyn Rooftop Film Festival:  The Pine Barrens feat. The Ruins of Friendship Orchestra
Jul
19
7:45 PM19:45

Brooklyn Rooftop Film Festival: The Pine Barrens feat. The Ruins of Friendship Orchestra

THE FILM

THE PINE BARRENS

David Scott Kessler | US | 104

Within the heart of New Jersey, the most densely populated state in America, a scorched wilderness stands in defiance of the encroaching megalopolis that surrounds it. Once deemed inhospitable; north and south, rural and suburban, harmony and disruption, truth and folklore, all merge and contradict around the stories that unite individuals living among the land. Spanning six years, the film paints a portrait of nature and identity that aims to capture the surreal wonder of the Pinelands during a time when corruption threatens to undermine its few protections. The Pine Barrens is scored live by The Ruins of Friendship Orchestra, a fusion of folk and electronic sounds, creating a layered experience transporting the viewer through this surreal landscape.

the Ruins of Friendship Orchestra

Ben Warfield - synthesizer

Laura Baird - vocals, flute, banjo

Veronica Jurkiewicz - viola

Jesse Sparhawk - harp, bass

John Pettit - guitar, trumpet, harmonium

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Zig Zag Blossom
Jun
2
8:00 PM20:00

Zig Zag Blossom

Vince Johnson is back with a new show “Zig Zag Blossom” debuting this Sunday, June 2nd! All are welcome to witness this happening of sound and movement. 📸: @ryanstrandgreenberg Dancers: @annmariego & Vince Johnson  #phillydance #performancegarage #dancetheatre #phillykerplop #music #movement #dance #danceperformance #philadelphia

Free admission

Dance: Maddie+Kayla, Annmarie+Vince, Stephen, + more

Sound: Matt, Veronica & Jenny

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Wally Gunn's "MOONLITE" at Princeton
May
19
5:00 PM17:00

Wally Gunn's "MOONLITE" at Princeton

MAY 19, 2019 | 5PM
MATTHEWS ACTING STUDIO
185 NASSAU ST | PRINCETON NJ
FREE ADMISSION, UNTICKETED

WITH MOBIUS PERCUSSION AND VERONICA JURKIEWICZ, VARIANT 6 PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ‘MOONLITE,’ A NEW ORATORIO BY WALLY GUNN AND MARIA ZAJKOWSKI. A QUEER TRUE CRIME LOVE STORY SET IN 19TH-CENTURY AUSTRALIA.

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Wally Gunn's "MOONLITE" - NYC premiere
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Wally Gunn's "MOONLITE" - NYC premiere

The artists of Variant 6 and Mobius Percussion, and Veronica Jurkiewicz, join hands for the New York Premiere of a new original work by Wally Gunn and Maria Zajkowski:

MOONLITE, an oratorio for voices, percussion, and viola based on the true crime queer love story of the 19th-century Australian bushranger Andrew George Scott, known as “Captain Moonlite.”

Music by Wally Gunn
Libretto by Maria Zajkowski

Variant 6, voices
Mobius Percussion feat. Víctor Pablo
Veronica Jurkiewicz, viola

Captain Moonlite—a rogue, a brigand, a criminal, and a queer—is an outsider who chafes at the constraints of Victorian-era society. He dreams of founding a utopia for himself and the lover he met in prison, James Nesbitt. Unable to make a life in society upon their release, Scott and Nesbitt resign themselves to living outside it, and in pursuing this end, the pair, by misconduct and misfortune, fall foul of the law. Banding together with some other misfits, they set off on a grueling trek through Australia’s arid outback and find themselves in a series of increasingly desperate situations which culminate in a stand-off and shoot-out with police. An officer is shot and killed, and Nesbitt, also shot fatally, dies in Scott’s arms. Scott, stricken and defeated, is imprisoned and sentenced to death by hanging for his crimes. In his cell, he writes heartrendingly of his love for Nesbitt, his terrible loss, and his hope that he will be reunited with his lover in the next world.

Moonlite

This performance is presented in collaboration with Víctor Pablo of Mobius Percussion, with support from Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater and its Step Up Artists In Residence initiative, established with a grant from The New York Community Trust.


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Wally Gunn's MOONLITE with Variant 6, Mobius Percussion + Veronica MJ
May
16
8:00 PM20:00

Wally Gunn's MOONLITE with Variant 6, Mobius Percussion + Veronica MJ

Bowerbird is pleased to present Moonlite, a new work by composer Wally Gunn and librettist Maria Zajkowski performed by Variant 6, Mobius Percussion and Veronica Jurkiewicz. Moonlite is a concert-length oratorio based on the true story of the 19th-century Australian outlaw Andrew George Scott, known as “Captain Moonlite.” Captain Moonlite—a rogue, a brigand, a criminal, and a queer—is an outsider who chafes at the constraints of Victorian-era society. He dreams of founding a utopia for himself and the lover he met in prison, James Nesbitt. Unable to make a life in society upon their release, Scott and Nesbitt resign themselves to living outside it, and in pursuing this end, the pair, by misconduct and misfortune, fall foul of the law. Banding together with some other misfits, they set off on a grueling trek through Australia’s arid outback and find themselves in a series of increasingly desperate situations which culminate in a stand-off and shoot-out with police. An officer is shot and killed, and Nesbitt, also shot fatally, dies in Scott’s arms. Scott, stricken and defeated, is imprisoned and sentenced to death by hanging for his crimes. In his cell, he writes heartrendingly of his love for Nesbitt, his terrible loss, and his hope that he will be reunited with his lover in the next world.

Variant 6
Rebecca Myers and Kathryn Radakovich, sopranos
Elisa Sutherland, mezzo-soprano
Steven Bradshaw and James Reese, tenors
Daniel Schwartz, bass-baritone

Mobius Percussion
Mika Godbole
Nicole Patrick
Victor Pablo
Jessica Tsang

Veronica Jurkiewicz, viola

TICKETS>>>>

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THINGNY &amp; ERIK RUIN'S OMINOUS CLOUD ENSEMBLE
May
5
8:00 PM20:00

THINGNY & ERIK RUIN'S OMINOUS CLOUD ENSEMBLE

FIRE MUSEUM PRESENTS

Performing with Erik Ruin’s Ominous Cloud Ensemble:

Erik Ruin’s Ominous Cloud Ensemble is an ever-evolving, collectively-improvising large ensemble for projections and music, led by visual artist Erik Ruin, recently lauded by the New York Times for his “spell-binding cut-paper animations.” Erik manipulates intricate paper-cuts and painted films on overhead projectors to create abstract landscapes and fragmentary scenes that are nonetheless charged with meaning, merging with music that ranges from dark atmospherics to ecstatic peaks of dissonance. Members of the ensemble include a rotating cast of Philly’s finest musicians, who have collaborated with everyone from Anthony Braxton to the Sun Ra Arkestra to Bardo Pond.


Sunday, May 5th @ 8PM

Vox Populi Gallery

$8-10 sliding scale

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HEART OF THE GHOST + MJ/ENGLE/CAPECCHI TRIO
Apr
23
8:00 PM20:00

HEART OF THE GHOST + MJ/ENGLE/CAPECCHI TRIO

FIRE MUSEUM PRESENTS:

HEART OF THE GHOST & MJ/ENGLE/CAPECCHI TRIO

April 23, 2019
Philadelphia, PA, United States Martha ADDRESS AND MAP

Time Tuesday April 23rd @ 8:00 PM  Admission Free/Donation requested

Heart Of The Ghost:

“For the past two years, few improvisation units have been as omnipresent in the D.C. area as Heart of the Ghost. For good reason: The trio of alto saxophonist Jarrett Gilgore, bassist Luke Stewart, and percussionist Ian McColm is something of a trinity of the finest free jazz improvisers in the region. If you’ve seen Heart of the Ghost in concert, then you know—Gilgore, Stewart, and McColm’s performances feel like a kind of séance, with the trio locked into a musical conversation with one another.

Though Gilgore’s skronked-out sax wailings anchor the tracks, no one part is greater than the sum of the whole. McColm’s inventive percussion techniques feel like a rhythm from another world, and Stewart—easily one of the most prolific and talented bassists in the region, if not the entire country—takes his instrument to new dimensions.” – Matt Cohen/Washington Citypaper

“…But free music is about right now, wherever you are at, anyplace that the right players get together and play. If you have a chance to hear Washington, D.C. trio Heart of the Ghost, rest assured that you’ve found another portal into the creative vortex that spontaneously lifts hearts, minds and bands off the stand. Their freewheeling improvisations tap into the same defiant spirit decanted by Mingus and the Minutemen, which is to say that the freedom is in the playing, but it’s also a conscious reaction to the ways in which people are not free. You can hear protest in alto saxophonist Jarrett Gilgore’s brays and peppery interjections. You can hear mourning and defiant creation in bassist Luke Stewart’s continually shifting frameworks of woody-toned dark motion. And you can hear the moment-to-moment dance necessary to keep it moving or just keep standing in drummer Ian McColm’s shifting tonal surfaces and rhythmic cascades.”-Bill Meyer/Dusted

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Veronica MJ/Matt Engle/Dan Capecchi trio:

Veronica Jurkiewicz (MJ) is a violist, violinist, and vocalist based in Philadelphia.  She is drawn to sound involving the intersection of experimental, improvisational, and traditional practice.

Veronica is often seen playing in a string quartet performing new/experimental music, singing Bach, improvising alongside Afro-Cuban percussionists, interpreting new musicand bringing chamber music to the people with Classical Revolution Philly.

Matt Engle (bass) has been an active member of the Philadelphia creative and improvised music scene for over 15 years. He is a member of the Dan Blacksberg Trio, Bobby Zankel small group, and Sonic Liberation Front among others.

Born and raised in the Twin Cities of Minnesota (St. Paul and Minneapolis), percussionist Dan Capecchi moved to Philadelphia in the fall of 2002, where he became increasingly interested and active in the world of improvised music. Dan has been involved with Shot x Shot, Peter Robbins, Jeff Baumeister, and Toshi Makahara as well as
short term engagements with Susie Ibarra and others.

This event made possible by a donation from Martha Bar Kensington.

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HEART OF THE GHOST

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Debussy's "Nocturnes" with the Curtis Symphony Orch/Yannick Nezét-Seguin
Apr
14
8:00 PM20:00

Debussy's "Nocturnes" with the Curtis Symphony Orch/Yannick Nezét-Seguin

Overview

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

RAVEL                      Une Barque sur l'ocean
DEBUSSY                 Nocturnes
BRUCKNER             Symphony No. 9 in D minor

Throughout his meteoric rise to become a leading conductor of his generation, Yannick Nézet-Séguin has consistently captivated musicians and audiences with interpretations that are engrossing, scintillating, and deeply personal. His musical passions spring to life through the evocative colors and nuance of Ravel’s Une Barque sur l'océan; the steely grays and dusky impressionism of Claude Debussy’s Nocturnes; and the sweeping majesty of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9.

Soprano I as a part of the women’s chorus of Choral Arts Philadelphia, Matthew Glandorf - music director

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 the great blue heron @ Bartram's Garden
Mar
30
8:00 PM20:00

the great blue heron @ Bartram's Garden

The Great Blue Heron

Free Jazz Big Band

Bartram’s Garden Barn

Saturday March 30th at 8pm-9:30pm
Five to Seven Dollars, Sliding Scale.

$2 Tickets availabe to Southwest Philly Residents or ACCESS Card Holders

“The Great Blue Heron” is a newly formed collective of some of Philadelphia’s very best Avant-Garde and Free Jazz musicians performing improvised compositions through deep listening and creative reaction. Led by Bass Clarinetist Mike Watson.

As with the heron itself, the music strives for patience, timing, and grace. Yet searches for detail and knows when to fly away.

Register here>>>

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Groupmuse!  Potluck!
Mar
29
6:30 PM18:30

Groupmuse! Potluck!

Celebrate the beginning of Spring with food and music in our West Philly home!

It's a potluck, it's a house party, it's a string quartet in our living room, and we cannot wait to share the night with our neighbors. Nico is the new Philly Regional Community Manager for Groupmuse, and this is our first time hosting our own Groupmuse (more to come!). 
We will be making a healthy amount of food, but be sure to bring a dish and/or drink to share before the music starts.

Looking forward to filling our home with music, food, and you!

Featuring the Bismuth Quartet with guest violinist Mandy Wolman

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JOHANNA BEYER:  MUSIC OF THE SPHERES NIGHT TWO
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

JOHANNA BEYER: MUSIC OF THE SPHERES NIGHT TWO

Admission: Free, Pay what you can 

more info>>>>>

BISMUTH QUARTET performs Johanna Beyer’s String Quartet II and String Quartet IV

Bowerbird is honored to present a two evening retrospective of pioneering composer Johanna Beyer. The first evening features her percussion music and the second evening features her chamber music.

Although Beyer’s music was overlooked during her lifetime and for decades after her death, it was some of the most experimental and prophetic work created during the 1930s. Music of the Spheres (1938) is the first known work scored for electronic instruments by a female composer. The fourth movements of her two clarinet suites (1932) are some of the earliest examples of a pitch-based approach to rhythmic processes, which would not be fully explored again until the late 1940s by composers such as Elliott Carter and Conlon Nancarrow. Several of her works anticipate the minimalist music of the 1960s, most notably the fourth movement of her first String Quartet. She included tone clusters in Clusters, a suite for solo piano, and the duet, Movement for Two Pianos. The large clusters in these works often require the pianist to play the keys with their forearms. Perhaps Beyer’s most important and overlooked contribution to the development of new music is her repertoire for percussion ensemble. The Percussion Suite of 1933 is one of the earliest examples in this genre and differs from those of her contemporaries in that it “explores the understated and quiet expressive possibilities of percussion.
 
We extend our thanks to Frog Peak Music and Amy Beal and their dedication in  recovering Beyer’s work, without whom these concerts would not be possible.  
 

CONCERT PROGRAM

Dissonant Counterpoint
Michael Tan

Gebrauchs-Musik
Michael Tan

Bees
Michael Tan

Three Songs for Percussion, Voice, and Piano
Eva Kastner-Puschl, voice
Andy Thierauf, percussion
David Hughes, piano

Movement for Double Bass and Piano
Joshua Machiz, double bass
David Hughes, piano

Suite for Violin and Piano
Molly Germer, violin
David Hughes, piano

Sky Pieces
Alize Rozsnyai, voice
David Hughes, piano

Robin in the Rain
Alize Rozsnyai, soprano
Eva Kastner-Puschl, alto
David Hughes, piano

Have Faith!
Alize Rozsnyai, soprano
Nicholas Handahl, flute

Four Pieces for Oboe and Bassoon
Meghan Woodard, oboe
Dominic Panunto, bassoon

Solo Clarinet Suite I
Sean Bailey, clarinet

String Quartet II
Bismuth Quartet:

Carlos Santiago and Gabe Miller, violins

Veronica Jurkiewicz, viola

Carolina Diazgranados, cello

String Quartet IV
Bismuth Quartet

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Wayfinder #5:  Victor Haskins' SKEIN + Bismuth Quartet
Mar
15
8:00 PM20:00

Wayfinder #5: Victor Haskins' SKEIN + Bismuth Quartet

WAYFINDER presents

Bismuth Quartet

+

Victor Haskins' Skein (Richmond VA)
celebrating Victor's new album "Showing Up"
with
Matt Engle, bass
Mike Szekely, drums

http://www.victorhaskins.com/
https://victorhaskins.bandcamp.com/
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Friday, March 15th
Music @ 8pm
$10 suggested donation / all proceeds to the musicians
Drinks for sale

The 5th installment of WAYFINDERS @ the Mothership

A Matt Engle & Veronica MJ production

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Camae Ayewa Poem Premiere
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

Camae Ayewa Poem Premiere

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) premieres a new poem commissioned by the Arthur Ross Gallery in honor of Marian Anderson, the celebrated Philadelphia-native classical singer. In the process of creating this new poetic work, Ayewa conducted research through the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts’ archive of Marian Anderson’s personal documents, published and unpublished interviews, ephemera, musical scores, and related archival materials. Ayewa will be accompanied by a new work specially composed for the occasion by frequent collaborator Keir Neuringer, informed by research of Marian Anderson’s personal musical score collection. Neuringer (saxophone) will be joined by Veronica MJ (viola) and Ashley Tini (vibraphone). This event is timed to coincide with Marian Anderson’s birthday of February 27th.

Camae Ayewa is a poet and the author of the book of poetry Fetish Bones, published by the Afrofuturist Affair (2016). Fetish Bones shares the same title as her debut album Fetish Bones by Moor Mother released on Don Giovanni Records. Her poetry is rooted in a practice she has created called “Anthropology of Consciousness,” which invokes an understanding that spiritual energy is not stagnant but continuous in every dimension as spiral and boundless information. Her poetry is ageless, intergenerational, and not outside of, but through the bounds of time. Her poetry recovers that which we have been forced to forget and realigns ancestral meridians that serve as our guides to our inner and outer worlds throughout existence.

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ENCOUNTERS @ The Mothership
Feb
8
8:00 PM20:00

ENCOUNTERS @ The Mothership

February 8th

Veronica MJ solo - original piece by Dan Blacksberg

with

SLIDING FRICTION

Susan Alcorn, pedal steel

Julius Masri, keyboards

Dan Blacksberg, trombone

Temple University’s Boyer College Electroacoustic Ensemble Project (BEEP)

Music @ 8:!5pm

$15/general admission

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Members of Classical Revolution @ Dickens Day Celebration
Feb
3
2:00 PM14:00

Members of Classical Revolution @ Dickens Day Celebration

Sunday's shindig starts at 1:45 p.m. at Griffith Hall at the University of Sciences, next to the park, with a performance by Classical Revolution Philly. At 2 p.m, the readings begin: the performers include Kevin Quinn, a north New Jersey resident and member of the New York Dickens Fellowship, who will read from "Great Expectations"; Ceil Mann, from Media, will read from "The Pickwick Papers"; Larry Beck, an actor, and West Philadelphia resident, will read from "Dombey and Son"; and Ruthanne E. Ankney, who for the past three years has driven from her home near Pittsburgh to participate, will read from a Dickens short story, "The Chimes."

Veronica MJ, voice

Brendan Evans, guitar

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