Upcoming Events

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Henning Christiansen's "Fluxorum Organum" for pipe organ, performed by James Rushford

Thu, April 23, 2015 - 8:00pm

First Unitarian Congregational Society: 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn 11201

James Rushford performs "Fluxorum Organum", an overlooked and mesmerizing durational work for solo organ by late Danish artist Henning Christiansen. Originally composed to accompany Joseph Beuys's 1967 action "Eurasienstab", Rushford interprets the mammoth score in its purest form, as an unaccompanied solo piece.

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Tectonics Festival New York 2015

Works by Nate Young & Mario Diaz de Leon, Klaus Lang, Morton Feldman & Annea Lockwood

Thu, May 7, 2015 - 8:00pm

First Unitarian Congregational Society: 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn 11201

Tectonics Festival opens at the First Unitarian church, utilizing their pipe organ in works by Klaus Lang, as well as Feldman performed by James Rushford. Yarn/Wire play works of Lang and Annea Lockwood. Nate Young of Wolf Eyes and Mario Diaz de Leon premiere a newly commissioned collaboration for large ensemble.

David Behrman presents his classic "Wave Train" and the ensemble work "Long Throw." James Rushford & Klaus Lang play a first-time duo. A solo program by Joseph Kubera includes works by Julius Eastman, Chiyoko Szlavnics, and Barbara Monk Feldman. Beth Griffith sings work by “postminimalist” John McGuire.

Tectonics closes with the premiere of Nate Wooley's "Seven Storey Mountain V", expanded in scale and complexity for a 19-piece ensemble. Maya Dunietz performs "Boom" for vocals, electronics, piano, and video. Fritz Welch (Peeesseye) performs solo. TILT Brass play a trombone quintet by William Dougherty.

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Dead Moon, J Mascis, Borbetomagus, Das Audit

Sat, June 20, 2015 - 6:00pm

Pioneer Works: 159 Pioneer St., Brooklyn 11231

Dead Moon, one of the most revered underground bands of all time, is back in their original lineup. Formidable guitarist, songwriter and all-around grunge-deity J Mascis plays solo. Borbetomagus take free-improv to the extreme in a mass of relentless noise. Das Audit cross kraut and folk in wind-driven instrumentals.

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