Posted in music | tour dates on October 7, 2010

by Andrew Frisicano

Jonsi @ Terminal 5 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)

The previously-mentioned Wordless Music show featuring Jonsi and Kjartan Sigur Ros, along with Alex Somers Of Riceboy Sleeps, The Hilliard Ensemble, Latvian National Choir and Wordless Music Orchestra, is happening at The Church of St. Paul the Apostle on November 15th. Tickets are on sale through the Lincoln Center, who are putting on the show as part of their White Light Music Festival.

Jonsi kicks off his own solo tour of North America on October 15th. Tickets for the Hammerstein Ballroom show are still on sale (Mountain Man open).

White Light Fest runs from October 28th-November 18th, and its other shows include Antony and the Johnsons at Alice Tully Hall on October 30th (that's their only North American show this year). That's now sold out. Listen to Antony's new LP, Swanlights, at NPR.

Also part of the White Light Festival is an October 28th show featuring the Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble at David Rubenstein Atrium. That crosses over with another new music series, Target Free Thursday at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium. The full schedule for those shows, which run through December, is below. There's also free DJ nights at the Atrium on Saturday night; that schedule is below too.

To bring it back to Wordless Music, Kronos Quartet will be at (Le) Poisson Rouge for two nights this weekend (Oct. 8 and 9), each with different sets of mostly-new music. The first night includes pieces by Terry Riley and Michael Gordon (both with assists by Young People's Chorus of New York City) and young composers Bryce Dessner (of the National) and Missy Mazzoli (of chamber group Victoire). The second has another new work by Gordon, music by JG Thirwell, and new Schubert arrangements, reworked by vocalist Judith Berkson, who'll also be on hand. Unfortunately, both nights are sold out.

And since we mentioned Brooklyn composer Missy Mazzoli above, it should be noted that her band Victoire plays a free show at Dumbo gallery Smack Mellon on November 4th. Victoire's new album, Cathedral City, just came out on New Amsterstam. Their schedule is below too.

The full Free Thursdays schedule and more info is below...

Target Free Thursdays Performances @ David Rubenstein at Lincoln Center
October 7 At 8:30 P.M. Roy Nathanson's Sotto Voce: Subway Moon
October 14 At 8:30 P.M. Metropolitan Klezmer
October 21 At 8:30 P.M. Ned Sublette "Kiss You Down South: Songs From New Orleans"
October 28 At 8:30 P.M. White Light Festival Opening Night "The Soul's Messenger" W/ Meredith Monk And Vocal Ensemble
November 4 At 8:30 P.M. The Fish Police (U.S. Debut), Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt
November 11 At 8:30 P.M. Susan Pereira And Sabor Brazil
November 18 At 8:30 P.M. Hot Club San Francisco
November 25 At 8:30 P.M. Special Event Tba
December 2 At 8:30 P.M. Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects
December 9 At 8:30 P.M. Ulla-laa!
December 16 At 8:30 P.M. Christmas In Balthrop, Alabama
December 23 At 8:30 P.M. Tba
December 30 At 8:30 P.M. Chris Byars Quartet

LINCOLN CENTER presents "LCDJ" @ David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Saturday, October 9 at 9 p.m.
Friday, October 15 at 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 23 at 9 p.m.
Friday, October 29 at 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 6 at 9 p.m.
with Duke Mushroom on percussion

Kronos Quartet - October 8 program
Bryce Dessner / Aheym (Homeward)
Missy Mazzoli / Harp and Altar
Aleksandra Vrebalov / spell no. 4, for a changing world -- World premiere
Terry Riley / Another Secret eQuation
with Young People's Chorus of New York City under Francisco J. Núñez
Michael Gordon / Exalted -- World premiere
with YPC
Set of arrangements by Jacob Garchik TBA
Maria Schneider / String Quartet No. 1 - NY premiere

Kronos Quartet - October 9 program
Clint Mansell (arr. Kronos Quartet) / Death Is the Road to Awe from The Fountain
Michael Gordon / Clouded Yellow - NY premiere
Dan Visconti / Love Bleeds Radiant - NY premiere
Franz Schubert (arr. Judith Berkson) / The Raven (Die Krähe from Winterreise) World premiere
with Judith Berkson, vocalist
Aleksandra Vrebalov / Der Sonnenuhr -- World premiere
with Judith Berkson
Franz Schubert (arr. Judith Berkson) / Psalm 92 -- World premiere
with Judith Berkson
JG Thirlwell / Eremikophobia
Sebastian Currier / Next Atlantis
with video by Pawel Wojtasik

Victoire - 2010 Tour Dates
OCTOBER 9 - Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
OCTOBER 13 - Mobtown Modern Presents at the Windup Space, Baltimore, MD (with Nadia Sirota)
OCTOBER 15 - AS220, Providence, RI (with Blevin Blectum)
OCTOBER 23 - X-Avant Festival at the Music Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (with Nicole Lizee's SaskPower)
NOVEMBER 4 - Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn (DUMBO), NY (free show)



Comments (11)

What a clown. His idiotic vocalizing made the otherwise great Sigur Ros unbearable.

Posted by Unanymous | October 7, 2010 9:27 AM

^ lol @ this! was just gonna post dude looks like an assclown with his construction paper/1st grade arts and crafts class indian headdress and shit...jesus. "idiotic vocalizing" is pretty hilarious though.

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 10:10 AM

what a shit opinion, without jonsi SR would be just another radiohead clone. he's got more talent in his little finger then 95% of your current heros.

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 10:35 AM

That Jonsi show at T5 in the spring was one of the more spectacular things I've ever seen/heard. Jonsi is quite an impressive artist. If you ask thom yorke, he might say they are clones of sigur ros, not the other way around. (Thom said they listened to () a bunch while making some little record called Kid A). But that's fine. Ignorant dumbasses should stay away from these shows. Better for those of us that want to enjoy the shows.

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 11:15 AM

Did you think Bowie looked like a clown when he dressed up?

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 11:23 AM

errr 11:15, i was defending jonsi against the previous moron who prefered sigur ros without jonsi. read the fucking post again.

the radiohead comparison was made to illustrate how faceless and generic SR would be WITHOUT jonsi.

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 11:38 AM

^ you mad

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 11:59 AM

Aaaaaand that headress is actually cool as hell. kthxbye.

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 12:09 PM

Forget Jonsi -- VICTOIRE!!!!

Posted by Count Funkula! | October 7, 2010 12:31 PM

it doesn't say Jonsi is part of the 11/15 show, just that his music is !!!

Posted by me | October 7, 2010 4:14 PM

^ can't read.

"This exclusive event showcases a unique transatlantic collaboration between seemingly disparate artists joined by an impulse towards a captivating, majestic calm. Composer and keyboardist Kjartan Sveinsson of the Icelandic post-rock group Sigur Rós joins forces with some of Europe’s most celebrated choristers for three of his new works, one of which features text by Canadian poet Anne Carson. The evening also comprises works from Riceboy Sleeps, the celebrated ambient creation of Jón Þor “Jónsi” Birgisson, the incandescent voice of Sigur Rós, and his partner, Alex Somers, under the baton of Jeffrey Milarsky."

Posted by Anonymous | October 7, 2010 4:45 PM

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