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Next Wave Music

 
 

Questlove
ETHEL
Andy Biskin
and more.

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Questlove and Dan Deacon celebrate the history of electronic music, DIY auteur Jem Cohen collaborates with members of Fugazi & Godspeed You! Black Emperor, British pop group The Irrepressibles scores a manga-inspired opera installation, and an ambitious art song festival finds its home at BAM as the Next Wave in music hits this fall.

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PAST EVENTS
Music
The Table
 

A table becomes an unlikely musical instrument in this work by Polish ensemble Karbido. 

Sep 19—Sep 22, 2013
US Premiere
 
 
Music
We Have An Anchor
 

Filmmaker Jem Cohen and a supergroup of musicians pay tribute to Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton. 

Sep 26—Sep 28, 2013
New York premiere
 
 
Music
Documerica
 

String quartet ETHEL brings new life to an EPA photography project from the 1970s. 

Oct 2—Oct 5, 2013
World Premiere
 
 
Music
The Edge of Heaven
 

Grammy-nominated guitarist and songwriter Gary Lucas conjures 1930s and 40s China.

Oct 4—Oct 5, 2013
New York premiere
 
 
Music
The Sweet Science Suite
 

Composer Fred Ho, and his Green Monster Big Band celebrate the great Muhammad Ali. 

Oct 11—Oct 12, 2013
World Premiere
 
 
Music
Goldberg's Variations
 

The inventions of Rube Goldberg come to life in Andy Biskin's work of animation and music.

Oct 17—Oct 19, 2013
 
 
Music
Electronium: The Future Was Then
 

Questlove and friends deliver an all-star mash-up celebration of electronic music.

Oct 25—Oct 26, 2013
World Premiere
 
 
Opera
War Sum Up
 

Japanese manga, Noh theater, and choral music comprise this panoramic meditation on war. 

Nov 1—Nov 2, 2013
US Premiere
 
 
Music
21c Liederabend, op. 3
 

The art-song recital enters the 21st century in this ambitious weekend of new music.

Nov 22—Nov 23, 2013