So Percussion at Crossing Brooklyn Ferry in 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
So Percussion

New music festival Look & Listen returns this year with multiple events in various NYC venues from April 26 to May 2.

It kicks off this weekend at the BRIC House, whose 2014 spring season is ongoing, with Joe Brent performing Animal Collective's "Summertime Clothes" for mandolin, the Meehan/Perkins Duo, and the Hotel Elefant ensemble on Saturday (4/26). Then it's a trio set from Adam Kent, Adda Kridler & Sebastián Zubieta with the International Contemporary Ensemble and So Percussion (who also play the Bang On A Can Marathon in June) on Sunday (4/27).

The festival then continues on May 1 at The Invisible Dog Art Center and May 2 at Robert Miller Gallery. Full schedule below. Tickets for the BRIC House shows are on sale at BRIC's website, and tickets for the other two are on sale at Look & Listen's.


Look & Listen Festival 2014 Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 26, 8pm
BRIC House Stoop (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn)
Hosted by Terrance McKnight

Joe Brent (mandolin)
Summertime Clothes by Animal Collective, arr. Joe Brent
NaNo by Joe Brent

Meehan/Perkins Duo (percussion)
Travel Diary by Paul Lansky

Hotel Elefant (ensemble)
Life Cycles: Salt Mound by John Glover
à cause du soleil - Flow Trio by Richard Carrick

Sunday, April 27, 4pm
BRIC House Stoop (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn)
Curated and hosted by Sebastián Zubieta

Trio including Adam Kent (piano), Adda Kridler (violin) and cellist TBA
Coronata di stelle by Sebastián Zubieta (World Premiere, commissioned by Look & Listen)

International Contemporary Ensemble
Synchronisms #3 by Mario Davidovsky
Satz by Anton Webern
Mobius by Phyllis Chen
Relations by Kunsu Shim

So Percussion (percussion quartet)
Apart by Oscar Bettison
Chorus Music by So Percussion

Thursday, May 1, 8pm
The Invisible Dog Art Center (51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn)
Hosted by Frank Oteri

TILT Brass (ensemble)
Dedifferentiation with Brass: Constructions (working title) by Chris McIntyre (Premiere)
Homage to Perotin (In The Phrygian Mode) by James Tenney

Daedalus Quartet
WHITE WATER (String Quartet no. 5)by Joan Tower

William Schimmel (accordion), Thomas Kraines (cello), Min-Young Kim (violin), Gregory Vartian-Foss (bass)
Solos Collection by Antonio Macaretti (Look & Listen Composer Competition Prize winner)

Friday, May 2, 8pm
Robert Miller Gallery (524 W 26th Street, Manhattan)
Hosted by John Schaefer

Andrew McKenna Lee (guitar) with members of The Knells
Thread and Fray, Dying In Waves, Seethe by Andrew McKenna Lee

Duo Gazzana (New York Premiere, presented in partnership with the ECM New Series label)
Sonate pour violon and piano by Francis Poulenc

Jenny Lin (solo piano)
Piano Etudes by György Ligeti
Selections from 9 Miniatures by Uri Caine
Work TBD by Laura Kaminsky
Work TBD by Stephan Moore

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