West 13th Street ………

Thrilled to be joining the Anagram Ensemble on the second night of James Ilgenfritz’s residency at The Stone (The New School Glass Box Theatre — 55 W. 13th Street) on Wednesday, June 13, 8:30.  Featured are 2 premieres including “How To Talk To Your Children About Not Looking At The Eclipse” for solo sputtering flute.

On Friday, June 22, 8 pm — also on 13th street (this time at Tenri Cultural Institute – 43 West 13th) — I join the incomparable Vasko Dukovski in the Either/Or production CHIAROSCURO  in an evening of sights and sounds for flute and clarinet!!

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April in Santa Cruz!

After the mammoth immersion of Stockhausen’s KLANG cycle at Philly’s FringeArts (see pic), ML plays fantastic new works by UCSC students and composers with the equally lovely and phenomenal pianist Rory Cowal. Friday, April 13, 7:30 pm, UC Santa Cruz recital hall.

Rite of Spring: oodles of Premieres!!!

It’s almost Spring and you know what that means!!! Tons of new works!!…..To kick off the season, I join my dear friends Richard Carrick and Vasko Dukoski on March 22nd in an evening of spanking new pieces by Rick as part of the of the Debussy festival at Spectrum.   https://www.facebook.com/events/543905069328995/

Vermont!!!

Couldn’t be happier to spend the end of summer in Vermont with one of my favorite collaborators,Eve Beglarian!   We are currently recording many dozens of flute(s!) tracks that will soon turn into Tower of Ivory which will be premiered on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Burlington at the North Country Electronic Music Festival (hosted by Kalvos and Damian!!!).  We will be at ArtsRiot (400 Pine Street) and our set is around 4…..if you’re in the area, please stop by!!!

CONTEMPLATIONS: Kaija Saariaho/Jean-Baptiste Barriere Solo Portrait Concert

Thrilled to be performing a solo multimedia portrait concert of Kaija Saariaho and Jean Baptiste Barriere (directed by Luca Veggetti) on Thursday, November 3rd, 7:30 pm at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium (info here).   Through the evocative works of these 2 masterful artists, this interdisciplinary show entitled Contemplations explores the fragility of life and finds that in often dark paths, a sense of hope and resilience can be found in the act of mindful perseverance.    Everyone is invited to this very special show —-and it is FREE!!!……hope to see you there!

More Feldman Fun!!!

I am extraordinarily honored to join the brilliant forces of pianist Aki Takahashi and percussionist David Shively in a performance of the recently discovered Cheap Imitation by Morton Feldman at Le Poisson Rouge 0n Tuesday, July 5, 6 pm in a program entitled CAGE, FELDMAN interprets CAGE, CAGE interprets SATIE.   Aki worked closely with both Cage and Feldman and her performances of their music should not be missed!!!  It is my great privilege to perform (and record!) this little known work by Feldman with her— this is a must-see show!!!  Info here….see you there!

KLANG!!!

The Metropolitan Museum and Analog Arts presents the US premiere of Stockhausen’s KLANG cycle!!  This massive, amazing work is being presented at The Met, The Cloisters and The Breuer Building.  My performances are:
3/25, 5:30 – Harmonien (solo fl) at The Met in The Blanche and A.L. Levine Court.
3/26, 12:45 – Schonheit (fl, bass cl, tpt) at The Cloisters, Pontaut Chapter House room
3/26, 2:15 – Schonheit, The Cloisters, Pontaut Chapter House room
3/26, 3:15ish? – Harmonien, The Cloisters, Langon Chapel

Romanian Spectralism!!!

If a week of Romanian Spectral music is not on your bucket list, it should be!!!   Either/Or has set up shop at Columbia University’s Miller Theater to work with the legendary Iancu Dumistrescu — a visionary and sonic wizard who crafts music with  his sheer presence!    2 Pop-ups and a Portrait:

March 1, 6 PM  Parallels and Precursors
Music of Bartók, Enescu, Niculescu, and premieres from guest composers Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumitrescu.  On-stage at Miller Theatre with beer and wine!

March 3, 6 PM – Ana-Maria Avram
New and recent chamber music from Ana-Maria Avram (including a gorgeous Bass Flute solo!!!).  On-stage at Miller Theatre with beer from Harlem Brewing Co.

March 5, 8 PM – Iancu Dumitrescu
Miller Theatre’s Composer Portraits and Either/Or present a rare US portrait concert of the legendary Iancu Dumitrescu.  Works ranging from soloist with electronics to large ensemble, including 2 World Premieres and 2 US Premieres.

Imprint your Love! (at Art Basel Miami)

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What do you get when you combine a cage, nude unitard, and a sonified wall?  The latest Juraj Kojs/ML collaboration of course!!!  Imprint your Love is a 5 hour installation piece presented December 3-5 in front of O Cinema Wynwood —-if you are in the neighborhood, please stop by and imprint your love!!!