caleb burhans

composer / performer

BalletCollective
Oct
23
to Oct 26

BalletCollective

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BalletCollective returns to NYC with two world premieres and repertory featuring an inspiring roster of artistic contributors: artists Zaria Forman and Trevor Paglen, photojournalist George Steinmetz, science fiction writer Ken Liu, composers Judd Greenstein, Paul Moravec, Julianna Barwick, and Caleb Burhans, choreographers Troy Schumacher, Julianna Barwick, and Preston Chamblee, an ensemble of dancers from New York City Ballet, and orchestral collective The Knights. Evening shows on Wednesday, October 23; Friday, October 25; and Saturday, October 26. Matinee on Saturday, October 26.

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JFK Jukebox: In Homage to JFK’s Legacy in Civil Rights
Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

JFK Jukebox: In Homage to JFK’s Legacy in Civil Rights

n celebration of President Kennedy, KC Jukebox presents an evening of music informed by the Civil Rights movement, from Carlos Simon's An Elegy: Cry From the Grave—a haunting dedication to those wrongfully murdered by an oppressive power, performed by the Mivos Quartet—to a special performance by David T. Little's band, Newspeak. Composer Ted Hearne presents his moving The Answer to the Question that Wings Ask, performed by the Mivos Quartet with poet Saul Williams. The evening also features The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc for 10 cellos by recently rediscovered visionary Julius Eastman, performed by American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME).

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ECSTATIC MUSIC FESTIVAL: MODERNMEDIEVAL and JULIANNA BARWICK
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

ECSTATIC MUSIC FESTIVAL: MODERNMEDIEVAL and JULIANNA BARWICK

 

A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by John Schaefer & streamed live on NewSounds.org
Some of the greatest voices in contemporary music come together! Julianna Barwick’s ethereal, powerfully emotive voice paired with celebrated performers of early music ascends into a thrilling and truly ecstatic sonic world. Featuring premieres of new works by Barwick, Caleb Burhans, “New York’s mohawked Mozart” (Time Out New York), and Caroline Shaw, the youngest ever winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music. The three-member super-group ModernMedieval features former Anonymous 4 founder Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek and Roomful of Teeth’s Martha Cluver and Eliza Bagg.

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Alarm Will Sound: This Music Should Not Exist.
Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

Alarm Will Sound: This Music Should Not Exist.

György Ligeti’s life was filled with drama. He escaped Nazi extermination in a Jewish labor camp and eventually fled totalitarian oppression at the hands of the liberating Soviets in Hungary. His music’s dense melodic webs and conflicting rhythms—along with a host of other experimental sounds, shapes, and forms—embody the dreams, fantasies, and nightmares of a life lived on the edge. Alarm Will Sound tells Ligeti’s incredible story through a blend of music and recorded sounds in a concert that resembles a live podcast.

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