Upcoming Events

Iarla Ó Lionáird performs Dan Trueman and Donnacha Dennehy
Oct
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

Iarla Ó Lionáird performs Dan Trueman and Donnacha Dennehy

Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Presented by National Sawdust and Irish Arts Center
National Sawdust
80 North 6th Street | Brooklyn, NY
General admission $29 | Tickets and information

Opening Contemporaneous' year-long residency at National Sawdust, the sensational vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird joins Contemporaneous to perform a program of music from his native Ireland.

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Stranger Love, Act I at PROTOTYPE Festival
Jan
16
to Jan 17

Stranger Love, Act I at PROTOTYPE Festival

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Presented by PROTOTYPE Festival and Contemporaneous
Roulette | 509 Atlantic Avenue | Brooklyn, NY
Tickets and information

Contemporaneous performs on the 2018 PROTOTYPE Festival, the premier opera-theater festival, with a concert presentation of the first act of composer Dylan Mattingly and librettist Thomas Bartscherer's Stranger Love.

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John Corigliano's 80th Birthday
Feb
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

John Corigliano's 80th Birthday

Friday, February 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm
National Sawdust
80 North 6th Street | Brooklyn, NY
Ticket information forthcoming

In celebration of Pulizer, Grawermeyer, Grammy, and Academy Award winning composer John Corigliano's 80th birthday, Contemporaneous performs his work Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan.

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Stargazer
Feb
18
3:30pm 3:30pm

Stargazer

Sunday, February 18 | 3:30 pm
Colgate Memorial Chapel
Colgate University | Hamilton, NY

To kick off a residency at Colgate University, Contemporaneous performs a program of recent work by composers from around the world, including Colgate University professor and long-time Contemporaneous collaborator, Ryan Chase.

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IRON & COAL
May
3
7:30pm 7:30pm

IRON & COAL

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Produced by Beth Morrison Projects
The Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane | North Bethesda, MD
Ticket information forthcoming

IRON & COAL is an intimate musical journey through the Holocaust's lingering emotional wounds on a survivor and his son. Contemporaneous joins composer, singer, songwriter, and lyricist Jeremy Schonfeld in his evening-length work commemorating his father, newly arranged by co-artistic director David Bloom. This staged production is directed by Kevin Newbury.

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A Period of Animate Existence
Sep
22
to Sep 24

A Period of Animate Existence

Friday, September 22, 2017 | 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm AND 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Presented by Pig Iron Theater Company and FringeArts
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania | Zellerbach Theatre
3680 Walnut Street | Philadelphia, PA
General admission $39 | Tickets and Information

Witness the world premiere of Pig Iron Theater's epic synthesis of theatre, music and design that contemplates a future of ominous environmental predictions and rapid technological change.

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Exhibition Amplified: Helen Frankenthaler
Aug
19
4:00pm 4:00pm

Exhibition Amplified: Helen Frankenthaler

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | The Clark Art Institute
3:15 pm Musical Prelude | Thomas Schütte: Crystal
4:00 pm Concert | Spencer Terrace at Lunder Center
Presented by Clark Art Institute
225 South Street | Williamstown, MA
Free and open to the public | More information

At the lovely Clark Art Institute in Western Massachusetts, Contemporaneous celebrates the work of mid-century artist Helen Frankenthaler with a program or works by contemporaneously active American composers Frederic Rzewski, Philip Glass, Pauline Oliveros, and Meredith Monk.

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O R B I T
Sep
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

O R B I T

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Lex54 Concerts | Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street | New York, NY
Suggested donation: $15

An immersive, multimedia experience with music by Eve Beglarian, Fjóla Evans, Janice Giteck, Nicole Lizée, and Angélica Negrón.

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Laws of Nature
Feb
11
to Feb 12

Laws of Nature

Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Pioneer Works
159 Pioneer Street | Brooklyn, NY
Suggested donation $10

Friday, February 12, 2016 | 7:30 pm
The Sanctuary at Murray's | 73 Broadway | Tivoli, NY
$20 General admission | Free for students

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Meet the Composers
Aug
14
1:30pm 1:30pm

Meet the Composers

Bard College | Blum Hall, Edith C. Blum Institute at the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Center
55 Blithewood Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY | Campus Map
Free and open to the public

This informal panel discussion allows you the opportunity to meet composers Vicente Alexim, Angélica Negrón, Andrés Martinez de Velasco, and Itzam Zapata.

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Contemporaneous at Bard Music Festival
Aug
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

Contemporaneous at Bard Music Festival

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College | LUMA Theater
$25 General | $20 Students and seniors | Tickets and information

Contemporaneous' debut at the Bard Music Festival Features a world premiere work by Andrés Martínez de Velasco along with music by Vicente Alexim, Esteban Benzecry, Enrico Chapela, Anélica Negrón, and Itzam Zapata.

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