Downtown icon Elliott Sharp reads from his new book IrRational Music (Terra Nova/MIT) and performs a solo guitar set.
Percussionist Joesph Van Hassel performs compositions for vibraphone, including the West Coast premiere of Peter Garland‘s “Basketweave Elegies,” Takayoshi Yoshioka’s “Meditation,” and David Macbride‘s “Ever Inward.”
The third and final show of our first season with Jacaranda is a preview of selections from their May 25 program, which includes work by Alban Berg, Mauricio Kagel, Witold Lutoslawski, and Wolfgang Mozart.
Ethan Marks, last heard at Soundwaves in June 2016 with Vinny Golia’s group, returns with this ensemble comprised exclusively of virtuoso new music trumpeters, including Lucas Lipari-Meyer, a member of Ensemble Intercontemporain.
Flutist Nicole Mitchell, a regular winner of the Downbeat Critics’ Poll, as well as numerous other honors, returns to the Library with electronic musician Alex Lough.
Our second collaboration with Jacaranda offers selections from their April 13 program of Julius Eastman, Lukas Foss, Frederic Rzewski, and James Tenney.
Pianist Susan Svrček and guests present an evening of new transcriptions and arrangements of the music of Arnold Schoenberg.