Multi-instrument ensemble yMusic, who are no stranger to indie rock collaborations (for instance, they recently played with Jose Gonzalez and are on the new Okkervil River album), will be performing "works from its critically acclaimed albums Beautiful Mechanical and Balance Problems, and premieres of new works by Chris Thile and Caroline Shaw, both part of Carnegie Hall’s 125 Commissions Project." The full December 2nd Carnegie Hall program looks like this:

SON LUX Eleven
TIMO ANDRES Safe Travels
ANDREW NORMAN Music in Circles
SON LUX Suite: Paris, Memory Wounds, First
CAROLINE SHAW Draft of a High-Rise (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
SUFJAN STEVENS Year of the Dragon (arr. Nico Muhly)
SUFJAN STEVENS Year of the Dog (arr. Rob Moose)
CHRIS THILE New Work (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
MISSY MAZZOLI Ecstatic Science (US Premiere)
JUDD GREENSTEIN Clearing, Dawn, Dance

Performed by:

·· Rob Moose, Violin and Guitar
·· Nadia Sirota, Viola
·· Gabriel Cabezas, Cello
·· Hideaki Aomori, Clarinets
·· Alex Sopp, Flutes
·· CJ Camerieri, Trumpet and Horn

And there's even a pre-concert talk that "starts at 6:30 PM in Zankel Hall with composer Caroline Shaw and yMusic members CJ Camerieri, Rob Moose, and Nadia Sirota in conversation with Jeremy Geffen, Director of Artistic Planning, Carnegie Hall." yMusic are calling the show "our most exciting concert to date". Get your tickets (and also catch Beth Orton at Carnegie Hall in December).

All yMusic tour dates, including a show in Germany with Anohni, are below:

yMusic -- Tour Dates
12/02/16 yMusic in New York, NY at Zankel Hall
01/27/17 yMusic in Salina, KS at Stiefel Theater
01/28/17 yMusic in Iowa City, IA at Englert Theater
01/29/17 yMusic in Newark, OH at The Ballroom at 31 West
01/31/17 yMusic in Hillsboro, MO at Fine Arts Theater at Jefferson College
02/03/17 yMusic in Scottsdale, AZ at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
02/05/17 yMusic in Brooklyn, NY at National Sawdust
03/21/17 yMusic in Boston, MA at Stave Sessions at Berklee College of Music
03/23/17 yMusic in Denver, CO at Hamilton Recital Hall at The Newman Center
03/25/17 yMusic in Santa Monica, CA at The Broad Stage
04/02/17 yMusic with Anohni in Hamburg at ELBPHILHARMONIE HAMBURG GROSSER SAAL

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