April

  

Apri

2017

 

JAN.

1/12

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Ferriday, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

1/12

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at Concordia Bank in Vidalia, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

1/13

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at RoyOMartin in Alexandria, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

1/13

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at Brookdale Alexandria in Alexandria, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series 

 

1/14

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at Lincoln Parish Library in Ruston, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

1/16

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at Lincoln Parish Library in Ruston, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

1/16

Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist George Lopez perform ‘The Varied Ways of Looking at Carmen' at Northminster Church in Monroe, LA as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

1/15

Emerald Trio performs 'Loud Cries at Regular Intervals’ at 92 Street Y Faculty concert

1/17

Yejin Gil & Kai Schumacher premiere 'The Shell of Lethargy' for 4 hand piano and Samplestra compsotions at the Kleiner Konzertsaal Folkwang Universität Campus in Duisburg, Germany

 

1/26

Premiere of  'RoundTable' for string quartet and percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance ‘Roundtable’ concert with Ethel & Talujon @ Le Poisson Rouge. 

1/28

From Russia With Swing Big Band premieres 'Mood With A View'  at the Cutting Room

1/28

'All Our Gods are So Lazy' is one of 16 finalist in The String Quartet Smackdown III. The Mother Falcon String Quartet will perform it at The Alamo Drafthouse – South Lamar Austin Texas

1/29

Miolina performs ‘Empty Bottles’ at Rockwood Stage 3.

  

FEB.

- Clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist Yoni Levyatov perform in numerous concerts around New Mexico as part of The Piatigorsky Foundation series

 

2/12

Premiere of 'Three Rags'  for piano  and Samplestra performed by Carl Bolleia at Composers Concordance 

‘JOPLIN 150', at Spectrum NYC

2/19

'Gene and the Woodwinds’ @ Le Poisson Rouge Gallery. With Michiyo Suzuki, Meighan Stoops, Keve Wilson, Karen Bogardus, and Paul Mills aka Poez. Premiering ‘How Far 2 Zuccotti Park’ for narrator and wind trio, ‘Affections’ for flute & oboe, '71' for clarinet and guitar with Gene's father Zinovy Pritsker. Also premiering 'Lament for An Event Electronic' a new Choro for oboe & Di.J. and a performance of 'Modified #4' & 'Ineffably Still'.

  

MARCH

3/3

Craig Hultgren premieres 'Suite for Cello and Effects Pedal’ in Huntington, West Virginia as part of Marshall University’s Music Alive Chamber Series

 

3/3

Premiere of  'Three Paintings Bout’ New York by Kostabi’ for violin &  big band at Composers 

Concordance ‘CompCord BigBand’ concert featuring Vesselin Gellev, as part of this years ‘New York / New Music’ festival at The Cutting Room

3/4

Gene premieres 'Comedic Poems' for comedian, guitar and drum set at Composers Concordance ‘8th Annual Comp Play Comp Marathon - NYC Theme’

as part of this years ‘New York / New Music’ festival at Spectrum NYC

3/4

‘Progression’ for solo piano premiered  by pianist Susanne Kessel as part of her 250 pieces for Beethoven project at Klavierhaus Klavins in Bonn, Germany 

 

3/5

Payton MacDonald performs ‘Divide' at Composers 

Concordance ‘SONIC DIVIDE NEW YORK’ concert as part of this years ‘New York / New Music’ festival at Goddard Riverside

 

3/8

 Craig Hultgren performs 

'Suite for Cello and Effects Pedal' at Composers Concordance ‘NYCello - Craig Hultgren solo cello’ concert

as part of this years ‘New York / New Music’ festival at Cornelia Street Cafe

 

3/10

The 3rd Movement of 'A Certain Degree of Neurosis’ released on Nonclassical//Outside the Lines album. As performed by The NasDUO.

 

3/11

Gene has a premiere 'Dawn in New York’ for mezzo soprano, flute , horn and drum set  at Composers Concordance at Composers 

Concordance ‘NEC in NYC’ concert

as part of this years ‘New York / New Music’ festival  @ Rockwood Stage 3.

3/12

Gene’s orchestration of Kurt Weill's 'Braver Soldat Johnny’ performed at the 2015 Weill Festival by the MDR Symphony Orchestra at Anhaltisches Theater in Dessau

3/12

Gene premieres 'How Far to Zuchotti Park II' for narrator and chamber ensemble as well as the duo 'Infinite Vacuum' for electric guitar and fretless guitar at Composers 

Concordance ‘CompCord Meets AFMM’ concert as part of this

years ‘New York / New Music’ festival

at Gallery MC

3/16

The NAS Duo performs the 3rd movement of 'A Certain Degree of Neurosis' in Leeds College of Music in the UK, as part of NONCLASSICAL CLUB NIGHT.

3/20

'Comedic Poems’ performed as part of ‘William Paterson University’ New Music Series

3/25

Waiting III Performed by Lynn Bechtold at La Cupula in Córdoba Argentina

 

3/29,30,31

Max Pollak performs 'Berg Bar’ and 'Sitting' for tap dancer & Samplestra at Doris Duke Theater as part of Rhythm in Motion presented by the Tony Waag & American Tap Dance Foundation 

 

3/30

Gene performs at the Tallinn Music Week Festival with Kristjan Jarvi & Bellatrix. Premiering 'Radio Melt' for Di.J. and Chamber ensemble as well as performing an electronic Di.J. set.

3/30

'Waiting III' Performed by Lynn Bechtold as part of Argentina / Not Argentina at the Rockwood Music

  

Apri

APRIL

4/2

Philippe Quint performs Gene's arrangement of the tango 'Por una Cabeza’ as part of Dorothy Delay Centennial Celebration concert at le Poisson Rouge

 

4/16, 22, 23 & 29

The Hours, a BBC radio play produced by Judith Kampfner that Gene wrote the music for airs on Radio 4.

 

4/21

The 6th movement of 'Cloud Atlas Symphony' - 'March’ performed at the FILM MUSIC PRAGUE festival by the Praga Sinfonietta,Miriam Nemcova - Conductor at Zofin Palace, Prague.

 

4/22

“No One Listens To’ for violin, cello and guitar quartet as part of Composers Concordance ‘Generations VII’ at Goddard Riverside - Bernie Wohl Center

4/23

'Novecento - the Legend of the Ocean Pianist’ performed by Clair-Obscur Saxophone Quartet at Kleist Forum Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany

 

4//27

'Gears' performed by students of Patti Cudd at the university of Wisconsin-River Falls.

  

MAY

5/6

Flutist Anna Makhova and pianist Elena Smirnova performed 'Just make it, babe, make it’ at Myaskovsky Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow, Russia.

 

5/9

'Difficult to Imagine Nothingness' performed by Dexter Willett - Guitar, Jonathan Handy - Saxophone, Peter Jarvis - Coach, and 'Space Sounds Interactions’ for tuba and Samplestra  performed by Gary Buttery as part of the New Music Chamber Ensemble Concert at Evans Hall in Connecticut College

 

5/9

Sean Satin and Jay Kauffman perform the guitar duo 'Beneath The Wheel' at Turtle Bay Music School as part of his Sean Satin & Friends concert

5/12

'Universe Contains Innumerable Elements' performed by Michiyo Suzuki & Lynn Bechtold a part of Composers Concordance ‘Memes, Mimes, & Moms’ concert @ the Players Theater, also an arrangement of Mark Kostabi’s 'Italian Summer’ for chamber ensemble

5/13

Sean Satin and Jay Kauffman perform the guitar duo 'Beneath The Wheel' at Roosevelt Hall in Brooklyn College 

5/13

Peter Krysa premieres 'Figar - OH!' for violin and Samplestra. Performed after the last performance of Vancouver Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro production. At Opera Bar at Queen Elizabeth theatre. Vancouver, BC.

5/16

Tasman & Noizepunk perform at Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 3, Music include’s Gene’s ‘Waiting III’, ‘Anesthetic Effect #1’ and ‘Lounge 101’

5/21

Noizepunk and BorisLove perform at DROM NYC. Various music from their Cello Lounge Vol. 1 and 2 albums will be performed

 

5/21

Cellist Alexander Zagorinsky performs "In Memoriam Gianpaolo Bracali" at the Myaskovsky Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow, Russia.

5/25

The Clíodna Shanahan/David Whitwell Duo premiere 'The Immense Distances Between Thought and Speech' for trombone and piano at Kostabi World Uptown, as part of Composers Concordance Salon Concert series.

 

5/28

InterXchange Big Band and soprano sax soloist Gerson Galante perform ‘ 'Three Paintings 'Bout New York by Kostabi' at the Clam Escola de Musica (Centro Livre de aprendizagem musical) in São Paulo, Brazil

 

5/30

Composers Concordance presents 'Be A Human' featuring Sound Liberation  with Mark Kostabi & Poez at the Cutting Room. Gene compositions include 'Human Condition',premiere of 'Sitting II', Spring Swing and 'God Dammit'.

  

June

6/2

Gene performs 'Waiting III' with Tasos Papastamou and premieres 'Spectrum ReMix' at the opening concert of Spectrum in Brooklyn. 

6/4

Composers Concordance Board meeting & concert at Kostabi world Uptown. Gene premieres 'What Matters To Rumi’ based on poetry of Jalaluddin Rumi for shout voice, bass trombone and Di.J. with David Taylor, Thomas Fischer and Gene, Also Jasna Popovic premieres 'Lacerations II' for solo piano.

6/8

Zentripetal performs ‘C17H21NO4’ at Bar Thalia at symphony Space

Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation performs as part of the  Psychedelic Summer Solstice at  Spectrum Brooklyn. Compositions include: 'Cool It Out’, 'God Dammit’, 'Cold As I Am', ‘High Hopes'

6/21

S.I.P & Di.J. Noizepunk perform at Make Music Harlem 2017

Presented by Paracademia, Inc.

6/22

Gene & The Percussionists at le Poisson Rouge Gallery. With Michael Lipsey, Cesare Papetti, Peter Jarvis, Patti Cudd and Jim Kempner. Premiering 'Melting Pot’ for Ghatam & Sampelstra, Clap for percussion trio and Di.J. and 'Encomium' for Darbuka & guitar. Also performing ‘Sitting’ percussion & Sampestra, and 'Comedic Poems’ for comedian, guitar and drum set.

  

July

7/18

Eclectic Music Extravaganza IV 'New York Meets Berlin' @ Ballhaus in Berlin, Germany. Premieres include 'Kostabi Melody Variations II’ for trumpet, sax and piano, ‘Maggots’ a baritone sax concerto for Christoph Enzel, as well as performances of 'Rags For Piano’ performed by Kai Schumacher and the duo ‘Encomium’ performed by Gene and Philipp Bernhard. Also performances of two new arrangements of Gene’s: 'Petro Krysa’s 'Just You…’ and Zarko Jovasevic’s ' When I Close My Eyes’.

7/28

‘Stressor’ for solo accordion performed by William Schimmel as part of his 2017 Accordion Seminars concert

7/30

UNI Bigband Augsburg performs  'Mozart ala R&R’ and an arrangement of 'NY NY' and B3+ performs 'Berlin Party Music' at Augsburg University in Freiburg, Germany

  

April

Aug.

8/4

Premiere of 'Kostabi Melody Variations II (V.2)’ for clarinet, trumpet, violin and guitar as well as 'Kostabi Melody Variations III’ for violin and clarinet at the Kostabi Chamber Ensemble concert as part of Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria

 

8/4 
'Roundtrip' performed by the Outreach Orchestra featuring tenor saxophonist Thomas Kugi as part of Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria  

8/5

Eva Lind & Outreach Jazz Saxophone Quartet performs 6 arrangements of Gene at the 2017 Outreach Festival 

8/5

‘Trump - A Theatrical Concerto’ Featuring violinist Philippe Quint, has its European premiere at the closing concert of the 2017  ​ Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria. Performed by the Outreach Chamber Orchestra with Kristjan Jarvi conducting.

 

8/8

B3+ and Mino Cinelu perform ‘Here II’ and an arrangement of the Beatles ‘Her Majesty’ at  Wiener Städtische Stift Stams in Austria. 

8/13 & 14

NASDuo performs 'A Certain Degree of Neurosis’ at Sziget Festival 2017 on Papageno classical, opera and jazz stage in Hajógyári Island, Budapest, Hungary  

8/22

So Wrong It's Right trombone quartet performs 'The Living Unutterable’ at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn  

8/25

‘Water Possessed Afresh’ performed by BalticSea Philharmonic at the Konzerthaus Berlin in Berlin, Germany as part of their Waterworks concert Kristjan Jarvi - conducting

 

 8/26 ‘

Water Possessed Afresh’ performed by BalticSea Philharmonic at the Usedom Music Festival in Peenemünde, Germany as part of their Waterworks concert Kristjan Jarvi - conducting

 

8/27

‘Water Possessed Afresh’ performed by BalticSea Philharmonic at the Reformation Summer – Open Air Schloßplatz in Wittenberg, Germany as part of their Waterworks concert Kristjan Jarvi - conducting

8/29

‘Water Possessed Afresh’ performed by BalticSea Philharmonic at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany as part of their Waterworks concert Kristjan Jarvi - conducting 

  

April

Sept.

9/3

Performing with Absolute Ensemble at Bremen MusikFest, premiering 'Club Crawl' for chamber ensemble and DJ. feat. Mr. Switch. 

9/8
Joshua Thomas performs 'Mysterious Restlessness’ in an arrangement for alto sax at Easter Connecticut State University Faculty Noon Recital The Music Program Colloquium Series at FAIC Concert Hall 

9/18
Keve Wilson and Kathleen Supové perform 'Lament For An Event’ and Greg Baker and Gene perform 'Taps' as part of Composers Concordance ‘Terrible Tows’ concert at William Paterson University

9/28
The CompCord Ensemble performs 'Money' & 'Money & Politics' as part of their 'Music Over Wall Street’ concert at Robert's Wall Street Rooftop

 

  

Nov.

Oct.

 Release of the TV series Babylon Berlin for which Gene is the lead orchestrator and wrote additional music  

 

10/6

'Clap' performed at Connecticut College by percussion students of Peter Jarvis and Gene as Di.J. 

 

10/7

Rocco Jerry performs ‘Curves’ for accordion and Sampelstra and ‘Stressor' for accordion at  Everett Theater, Southern Vermont College as part of The Progression Ensemble's concert: Music by Gene Pritsker, Conrad Kehn and Yuji Takahashi

10/7
Gene orchestration/arrangement of Kurt Weill's Johnny Johnson opera as a suite premiered by conductor Kristjan Jarvi and the MDR Sinfonieorchester at the 
Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany. 

10/8
Kathy Supove and Keve Wilson perform ‘Lament for An Event’ at Spectrum in Brooklyn as part of their recital 

 

 

10/15

Rocco Jerry performs ‘Curves’ for accordion and Sampelstra and ‘Stressor' for accordion at  Morton Memorial Library and Community House in Rhinecliff, NY 

 

10/20
The release of the motion picture
 The Jungle starring Daniel Radcliffe, for which Gene is the lead orchestrator and wrote additional music  

10/26

'Trump - A Di.J. Concerto’ performed at the opening of the 2017 Impuls Festival in Steintor-Varieté Halle, Germany by Gene Pritsker - Di.J. and the MDR Symphony, Ulrich Kern,  conductor.

10/27

Premiering a new score to the classic silent Russian movie ‘Battleship Potamkin’, live at the Silent Movie Music Festival in Nürnberg with ensemble KONTRASTE

10/27

Cluster Ensemble performs ‘Dissecting Rembrandt’ for 4 pianists on one piano at The DiMenna Center Center - co produced by Composers Concordance 

 

10/28

Keve Wilson & Kathy Supove perform 'Lament For an Event’ at the FETA Festival at Univ of Miami.

Nov.

11/2 

Absolute Ensemble performs  in Seoul South Korea at the Sejong Grand Theater with special guest  Kim Duk soo. The concert, tilted 'Pulse of Peace' is a showcase celebrating the spirit of the Olympic games.  Gene's compositions include 'Club Crawl' & 'Migration Song' 

11/5
'Mercy' a concerto for cello,  Di.J. and string orchestra premiered as part of Composers Concordance ‘Concertos & Stuff’ concert at Le Poisson Rouge

 

11/10

Premiere of 'Dowland Meditations' for CompCord Ensemble as part of Composers Concordance presents 'Eclectic Bands’ - CompCord Ensemble Meets SWARMIUS at Cornelia Street  Cafe.

11/11

Universal Muttering of Enslaved Consciences’ and other chamber pieces performed by students as part of Modern Hue at Hamilton Hall at University of Denver Lamont School of Music in Denver, CO.

11/12
Concert with saxophonist Todd Rewoldt (Saximus) and Mark Kostabi at Kostabi World Uptown. Compositions include 
'Cauldron of Unsatisfied Hatred’, 'Mysterious Restlessness’, ’71’, ‘Reproaches’ and ' Difficult to Imagine Nothingness'. Also, Keve Wilson and Kathy Supove perform 'Lament for an Event' as the opening duo.

 

11/19
‘Two Dances from Satan’s Great Ball’ for guitar quartet 'Dowland Meditations electronic' and 'The Aria Sinking',  performed as part of 'Sean Satin & Friends' concert at Spectrum in Brooklyn

  

Dec.

12/2
Rocco Jerry performs ‘Sressor’ for solo accordion and ‘Curves’ for accordion and Samplestra, at the Troy Library, in Troy NY.

 

12/8
Rocco Jerry performs ‘Sressor’ for solo accordion and ‘Curves’ for accordion and Samplestra, at Time and Space limited,  in Hudson, NY

 

12/9
Sophie Dunér Meets Mark Kostabi & Gene Pritsker at Kostabi World Uptown. The songs 'In Hours', 'Immortality', 'Renascence' and 'Funeral Blues'  for voice, guitar and Di.J.  are performed.

 

12/10

'Revealed Knowledge' for sop. sax, sitar, guitar and perc. premiered as part of Composers Concordance ‘All About India’ concert

 

12/12
Performing Clap and 'Cold Wisdom Waiting II" at Connecticut College with Peter Jarvis and John Clark as part of the New Music Chamber Ensemble concert at Evans Hall 

12/14 & 17
Performing with Nordic Pulse Ensemble at Russian Embassies in NYC and Washington, premiering 'Berlin Interlude' for strings and piano as well as 'Trepak- istan'  a fun  arrangement of Tchaikovsky 'Trepak' from the 'Nutcracker'.

12/23

 Operatic Electric perform at The Delancey. Performances of 'Dowland Meditations Electronic' and other pieces.

 

12/27
The BBC radio play 'Game Over’ airs on BBC Radio 4. Directed by Judith Kampfner with Music by Gene.

12/30 & 1/1
The Estonian National Symphony performs 5 orchestrations by Gene of the Estonian pop artists NOEP and Mick Pedaja as part of the NORDIC PULSE concert, K. Jarvi -conducting.