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Alvin Lucier

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Alvin Lucier

Alvin Lucier performing Sferics (1981), Middletown, Connecticut, late 1980s, courtesy Alvin Lucier and Tilton Gallery, New York.

Sold Out! Works by Alvin Lucier + Record/Book Release: Alvin Lucier, Joan La Barbara, Ever Present Orchestra

Wed 08 Nov, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

ISSUE presents the first of two days observing the work of revolutionist composer Alvin Lucier. The Ever Present Orchestra stages two recent Lucier works: Braid and Hanover. Joan La Barbara gives the American premiere of Double Rainbow. Lucier himself performs Bird and Person Dyning.

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Tectonics Festival New York 2014

Video excerpts from the inaugural Tectonics Festival New York in May 2014, featuring an array of emerging and iconic voices in contemporary composition. Including Eyvind Kang, performed by Oren Ambarchi, Jessika Kenney, Hildur Guonadottir & Stephen O’Malley; Eric Richards performed by Alan Zimmerman; Harley Gabor’s magnum opus string quintet; Crys Cole; Alvin Lucier by Jenny Lin; and Ilan Volkov with Eli Keszler.

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Tectonics Festival New York

Ongoing Series

The inaugural US iteration of Iceland’s acclaimed Tectonics festival comes to NYC in four events at ISSUE, presenting a rich program of new composition, improvisation and unique cross-genre collaborations exploring iconic voices in experimental composition.

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Stephen O’Malley and Oren Ambarchi by Joshua Ford.

Tectonics Festival New York

Alvin Lucier's "Criss Cross" with Stephen O'Malley & Oren Ambarchi / Eyvind Kang / Iancu Dumitrescu + more

Fri 23 May, 2014, 7pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Alvin Lucier’s "Criss Cross" opens Tectonics, performed by two pillars of experimental rock: Stephen O’Malley and Oren Ambarchi. The guitarists and ensemble play Iancu Dumitrescu and premiere a piece by Eyvind Kang. Crys Cole and Jessika Kenney play solo sets, Kenney and Kang play Giacinto Scelsi.

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Ensemble Pamplemousse: Works by Alvin Lucier & Klaus Lang

Tue 10 Dec, 2013, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Ensemble Pamplemousse open their decennary season with a program focused on works by composers Alvin Lucier and Klaus Lang, who each use fabrics of heightened minimalism to create musical tapestries that invite the listener to rediscover the acoustic mechanics taken for granted in everyday experience.

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Charles Curtis

Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain

Charles Curtis

Fri 20 Sep, 2013, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

An internationally acclaimed cellist Charles Curtis has woven a unique career through the worlds of classical performance and musical experimentation. He has worked extensively with pioneers of new music including Christian Wolff, Alison Knowles, and Éliane Radigue, whose works— among others— he plays tonight.

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Darmstadt Institute 2011

Alvin Lucier’s "Queen of the South"

Thu 02 Jun, 2011, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

In Alvin Lucier’s Queen of the South, performed here by the ensembles loadbang and Pygmy Jerboa, a metal plate is put into motion by amplified voices, such that sand on the plate forms into beautiful designs. The duo On Structure perform "Strange Song Cycle".

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