2020

Jan.

1/1

The premiere of 'EroicAnization' a commission for ensemble KONTRASTE, for Di.J. and chamber ensemble based on Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony conducted by Hans Rotman, performed at Tafelhalle, in Nuremberg, Germany. Also as an encore on this concert is the premiere of 'Fur Elise Charleston'  

1/2

Three of gene;s songs performed as part of JAM MUSIC LAB feat. Stefanie Egger in Vienna, Austria. 

1/12

'We Have Won. You Have No Say' for flute, clarinet, violin and piano premiered as part of Composers Concordance presents 'Bob Brashear & CompCord Ensemble' at Kostabi world Uptown. Also on the concert are 3 chamber arrangements Gene did of song by Robert L. Brashear. 

1/16

Duo concert with pianist Antonis Anissegos, performing guiatr and piano duos, including 'Key to My Nausea' and 'You’re Hopeless When the Sun Goes Away' at Spectrum in Brooklyn.

1/23
Jihoo Kim premieres ' Devils Sympathy Variations’ for solo piano at t Folkwang University in Duisburg, Germany 

 

1/24

Premiere of 'Prelude & Fugue #2' performed by Carlton Holmes, and the premiere of  'The Right Hand Does Not Know What the Left Hand is Doing' co composed with Peter Jarvis perfomred by Carl Bolleia, as part of Composers Concordance and Project142 presents 'Three's Keys' concert at the DiMenna Center.

1/25
Album release salon concert for 'Music for Dreams ChillHop Remix' Salon concert with pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska.

1/26

Premiere of ‘Pack’ for percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance,  William Paterson University & Composers Guild of New Jersey present: 'Backpack Concert'. Performed by the NJ Perc. Quartet at Salon33 in Princeton NJ

1/26  

Warren Nicholson performs ‘Snyeg’’ for solo guitar at St. Lukes Anglican Church of Canada in Ottowa, Ontario

1/27-29

Recording at Abbey Roads Studios in London, England. 'Secret Project' motion picture. 

1/31

Performance  of ‘Pack’ for percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance,  William Paterson University & Composers Guild of New Jersey present: 'Backpack Concert'. Performed by the NJ Perc. Quartet at Bar Thalia | Symphony Space

  

Feb.

2/3

Performance of ‘Pack’ for percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance,  William Paterson University & Composers Guild of New Jersey present: 'Backpack Concert'. Performed by the NJ Perc. Quartet at William Paterson University

2/9
Carlton Holmes performs ‘Prelude & Fugue #2’ as part of a Yamaha sponsored concert at  Goddard Riverside - Bernie Wohl Center.

2/20

Thomas Piercy and Takahashi Yumi perform  'Sakura Fragment’ at HitotSugicho Club in Tokyo Japan as part of ‘Clarinet from New York Concert’

2/21

Joshua Thomas performs 'Gladiator' for alto sax and Samplestra at Connecticut College Evans Hall as part of the faculty showcase recital

 

2/25
Dan Auerbach and Jai Jeffryes perform ‘Suite #1’ as part of the Composers Now at the College of Staten Island 

2/27

Carl Patrick Bolleia performs 'The Right Hand Does Not Know What the Left Hand is Doing’ at William Paterson University  

2/29

Premiere of 'Drama' for viola and piano as part of Composers Concordance 'Wingjammwe' concert at Spectrum in Brooklyn, NYC.

 

 

March

3/3
‘Away’ for piano and string quintet performed at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium as part of

Port of Entry: New York by pianist Ruoting Li & the CompCord String Quintet. 

3/6

The release of the album 'Operatic Electric' on Composers Concordance Records. Music for countertenor and electronics.

 

3/7
Sound Liberation performs at Pianos

Premieres of 'Source' and 'May The Great Ark Save The Drones' as well as older compositions including: 'Strive', 'Money', 'What We Got Here Now'. 

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3/9

Carl Patrick Bolleia performs 'The Right Hand Does Not Know What the Left Hand is Doing’ at William Paterson University  

TO BE RESCHEDULED  

Sound Liberation performs as part of Composers Concordance Eclectic Bands concert at Settepani
Part of the Ode to Harlem Series

TO BE RESCHEDULED  

'TINPANAPNIT' premiered as part of Composers Concordance 'Tin Pan Allegiances' concert at National Opera Center - Domingo Hall

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Composers Concordance presents the 'So Wrong Its Right trombone Quartet in a concert called 'Words & Music' Premiere of Gene’s  'The Living Unutterable’ at Jim Kempner’s Gallery.

May

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Premieres of an electronic piece as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

Fortune Favors the Rave

at Bar Thalia, Symphony Space

 

 

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Premieres of 'Humbug-Jitterbug' for  big band as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

Humbug-Jitterbug

performed by The CompCord Big band at Caveat.

 

TO BE RESCHEDULED 

Premiere of 'WE' for chamber ensemble as part of the  Queens New Music Festival. Performed by the CompCord Ensemble at The Secret Theater

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Performance at Westminster college as part of 'Who's Afraid Of New Music' Marathon concert. 

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Premieres of a chamber piece as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

 O Haiku My Haiku

venue TBA 

TO BE RESCHEDULED 

'Early Retirement' a  silent film score performed a part of Sound of Silent Film Festival 2020 presented by Access Contemporary Music  

at Davis Theater in Chicago. 

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Pianists Tania Stavreva performs ‘Kandinsky's Improvisations' at Pierre’s Fine Pianos in Los Angeles, CA. 

The premiere of 'Pandemic Dance #11' the song 'Mother Earth Doesn't Wear Lipstick' and performance of 'Canon #1' from 2 'Cannons for 2 electric guitars. As part of the Composers Concordance Social Bubble Salon concert at Kostabi Wolrd.

June

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New quartet performed as part of Composers Concordance 'Generations X' concert, feat. the Unheard-of Ensemble.

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'Drummer Dances' performed by The Licorice Clarinet Quartet as part of Composers Concordance and Project 142 'Clarinet Motion' concert at The DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall

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New composition performed as part of Composers Concordance 'Conga Mania' concert

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The premiere of a new chamber piece as part of Composers Concordance & Howland Cultural Center presents the CompCord Ensemble in Beacon NY. 

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Premiere of a piece for trumpet and string quartet as part of Composers Concordance & Entertaining Science concert with Franz Hackl and Quartet MetaData.

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CompCord Ensemble performs at OH PENNY PICTURES fundraiser for the documentary series Pillars of Madness: A History of American Psychiatry. Gene will have a premiere of a new song based on poetry of Erik T. Johnson. At St. Marks Church on The Bowery 

TO BE RESCHEDULED  

Sound Liberation performs at The Bitter End. 

6/27

''Early Retirement for chamber ensemble performed to the silent movie of the same name as part of Sound of Silent Film Festival presented by  Access Contemporary Music. This is an online event.

6/28

The premiere of 'Pandemic Dance #12' for 2 guitars the song 'The Music Between Us' for baritone and elc. guitar and the solo classical guitar piece 'Love Through Chants A Thousand-mouths Wide'  as part of Composers Concordance Social Bubble Salon concert #2 at Kostabi Wolrd.

  

July 

7/3

The album 'Maggots & other chamber music fo Gene Pritsker' is release on Composers Concordance Records, distributed by Naxos 

7/18

The premiere of 'Pandemic Trio #4' for guitar, piano and percussion, and 'Pandemic Dance #5' for congas and electric guitar as part of Composers Concordance Social Bubble Salon concert #3 at Kostabi Wolrd.

7/18

Music performed as part of the online Spread Spectrum Festival 

7/28

'Tyranny of Choice' for solo clarinet recorded  by Thomas Piercy as part of Tokyo to New York’s “MOMENTS IN THIS TIME”  which will be broadcast at a later date

 

7/30
Performance of 'Pandemic Dance #11’ with Mark Kostabi as part of 'Circles of Support’ Variety show on a private Zoom link.

7/31

 William Schimmel premieres 'The Year Of Goodbye' for solo accordion as part of the American Accordionists' master class & concert series at Tenri in NYC.

7/31

Gene's music is featured on Composers Toolbox

Aug.

8/4

The premiere of  'Pandemic Dance #17' with Kathleen Supove and 'The Day Saturn Lost its Rings' for narrator and 4 pianists on one piano on the poetry of Robert C. Ford as part of Social Bubble Salon concert # 4 'Piano Theme' at Kostabi World.

8/6 

Premiering 'Casey Jones ReMix' as part of The Days Between - commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of Jerry Garcia brought to you by "Home (Away)

8/8
The premiere of 'Silence Is Still Violence’ for large ensemble at the 2020 Outreach Music Festival

 

8/19

The premiere of  'Bitcoin Without A Blockchain' for baritone, clarinet, and piano on the poetry of Robert C. Ford as part of Social Bubble Salon concert # 5 'Wall Street' at 20 Pine Street Roof.

Sept.

9/19

Premieres of the sextet 'Now Is the Winter of Our Discoteque' as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

 Now Is the Winter of Our Discoteque

by the CompCord Ensemble at Michiko Studios NYC.

9/24
Warren Nicholson Performs ‘Snebg’ as part of 'An Evening of Classical Guitar’ Online Event at  St. Catharines Public Library on ON Canada.

9/30 

The premiere of 'The Dress In The Wind' for narrator, electric guitar and Samplestra on the poetry of Erik T. Johnson as part of Composers Concordance Comp-Play-Comp Marathon 'Words & Music Theme" at DROM

Oct.

10/3

The premiere of ''Footprints Of Steel’ for narrator & Di.J. on the poem by Robert C. Ford and the electronic track ‘Fortune Favors the Rave’ both Performed at Composers Concordance ‘Fortune Favors the Rave’ concert as part of our ‘Comp/Lit.’ Festival.

10/4

The premiere of 'Void' for woodwind quintet and percussion by the musicians of the Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Wernigerode at Liebfrauenkirchhof, Wernigerode, Germany, as part of Impuls Festival. The piece will be performed three times throughout the day. 

 

10/17

Pianists Tania Stavreva performs ‘Kandinsky's Improvisations' at the National Opera Center in NYC

10/22

Performing with VKKOrchester at the Blitz Club in Munich, Germany as part of the Impuls Festival -  The premiere of 'Beethoven’s Erotic Eulogy'

10/24

Performing with VKKOrchester at Prince Charles in Berlin, Germany as part of the Impuls Festival - The premiere of 'Beethoven’s Erotic Eulogy'

Nov. 

11/1

The premiere of 'Conga Grafitti'  for 3 congas as part of Composers Concordance 'Conga Mania' concert at Kostabi World

11/14

The premiere of  'WE' by the CompCord Ensemble as part of Composers Concordance 'We, the Whole People' concert at Michiko Studios.

11/16

'Drummer Dances' for clarinet quartet performed by the Licorice quartet as part of Composers Concordance 'Clarinet Motion' concert at William Paterson University