IN THE LOOP
Friday, March 28, 2008 4:50 PM
Many of you have already heard the exciting news that ELLIOTT CARTER will be the NYCC’s honorary member in the 2008-09 season. Joining our prestigious roster of prior honorary members, TANIA LEON, EZRA LADERMAN, JOHN EATON, PAUL MORAVEC, as well as this year’s current honoree, DINU GHEZZO, Elliott Carter is “perhaps this country’s most celebrated and esteemed creator and steadfast champion of new music” in the words of our Executive Director, JOHN DE CLEF PIÑEIRO. We are delighted to have him on board. (The full letter from John can be found at nycomposerscircle.blogspot.com)
Upcoming NYCC dates for your calendar:
Sunday Salon: April 13 @ 2pm, Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza (400 West 43, 2nd Floor)
Sunday Salon: May 18 @ 2pm, Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza (400 West 43, 2nd Floor)
May Concert: May 20 @ 8pm, Frederick Loewe Theater at NYU, 35 West 4 Street ($15 Suggested donation)
Although the run has started already, there is still time to catch JILL FRERE in Empty Room, Thursday March 27 – Saturday 29th at 8pm. 3 nights only!
The choreographer, Alethea Adsitt writes: “We have been working on this for a year-and-a-half, and are eager to share it with you. The piece has grown to quite the amazing journey, with incredible performers, video, sound, lighting, scenery, and everyone involved moves me so much.“
The Performance Project @ University Settlement
184 Eldridge Street, (at Rivington), New York, NY 10012 F/V to 2nd
Ave, B/D to Grand
Tickets $15 For Reservations Call: 212-453-4532
JENNIFER GRIFFITH lets us know more about Opera After Hours, a subversive evening of opera and song. Featuring two works by Jennifer: The Dressing Room and Dream President, the evening will also feature Daniel Felsenfeld’s The Bloody Chamber. The dates are April 11 and 17, 8pm, at the Zipper Theater, 336 West 37 between 8th and 9th Avenue. Much more info, including ticket reservations, at www.zippertheater.com, or call 212-352-3101.