2021

JAN

 

1/2

Lara St. John performs ‘Iguana’ for solo violin at the Museum of Arts and Design

1/6

Premiere of 'Some Kind Of Stain' for narrator and 4 pianists on 2 pianos and a 2 piano version of 'Pandemic Dance #11' as part of 'Piano Summit' at Kostabi world

1//22

Release of 'Money a Hip-Hop Chamber Opera' as performed by Sound Liberation & Friends 

1/24

TO BE RESCHEDULED 

'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' as arranged for violin and piano performed by Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

at Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
in Istanbul, Turkey as part of their 'Istanbul Recital'.

Feb

2/1

 TO BE RESCHEDULED 

The premiere of Pete’s Pots for flower pots & percussion quartet, by Peter Jarvis and the NJ Percussion quartet at Shea Auditorium in William Paterson university. Also a performance of Pandemic Dance #27 with Peter Jarvis.

2/6
Michiyo Suzuki & Gene Pritsker as part of the ‘Low Key Chamber Concert Series’ #1. Compositions performed include:'Pandemic Dance #7', 'Ineffably Still', 'Tyranny Of Choice' & '71'

Presented by Composers Concordance.

2/13

The premiere of ' Why Didn’t You Tag Me?' for narrator and electronics with video as part of  ‘Low Key Chamber Concert Series’ #2

Presented by Composers Concordance.

2/16

Radio broadcast premiere of the song  'Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday' on Dr. Sushi's JAZZ BBQ FAT TUESDAY SHOW on WMSE in Milwaukee. 

2/20
Daniel Schnyder & Gene Pritsker  as part of ‘Low Key Chamber Concert Series’ #3. Compositions performed include: 'Duets For The End Of The World #1&2', 'Cauldron of Unsatisfied Hatred',  

'Mantra #2' Presented by Composers Concordance.

 

2/27
Sean Satin & Gene Pritsker as part of 

‘Low Key Chamber Concert Series’ #4. 

Compositions performed include: 'Infinite Vacuum', 'Love Through Chants A Thousand-mouths Wide' and the premiere of ' ONE OF US '. 

Presented by Composers Concordance.

  

March

3/7
Jay Rodriguez & Gene Pritsker as part of the 'Low Key Chamber Concert Series’ #5. Compositions performed include:  'Pandemic Dance #9',
'Bemoan', 'Kinda Charts'. 

Presented by Composers Concordance.

3/14
Charles Coleman & Gene Pritsker as part of ‘Low Key Chamber Concert Series’ #6

Compositions performed include: 'The Music Between Us', 'Three Songs of Nostalgia', 'Funeral Blues',
'No Illness'.

Presented by Composers Concordance.

3/20

 'Pandemic Dance #10’ for e. guitar & vibraphone performed with as part of Composers Concordance and WPU New Music series presents 'Centennial Vibes’ at Michiko Studios NYC.  

3/20

Douglas Worthen and Margaret Herlehy perform ‘Affections’ for flute and oboe as part of the 'Outside The Box’ Festival in Shryock Auditorium  at Southern Illinois University School of Music

 

3/22

Premiere of 'Don't Count On The Mirror' for three vibraphones and a performance of 'Pandemic Dance #10’ for e. guitar & vibraphone as part of Composers Concordance and WPU New Music series presents 'Centennial Vibes’ at William Paterson University    

April

 

4/18

 The 6 channel electronic piece "One Slide fits All",  presented in St. Petersburg at the Museum of Sound 'Muzey zvuka' as part of the SpreadSpectrum Festival 

 

4/21

Premiere of '7 Short Poems' on poetry of Erik T. Johnson for Soprano, and Di.J. performed by sopranoAdriana Valdés and Gene as Di.J., part of Composers Concordance 'O Haiku My Haiku' concert at Kostabi World  

4/27
Gene's original score to the silent film ’The passion of Joan of Arc’ will be shown as part of the 'Two Days and Two Nights of New Music’ festival in Odessa, Ukraine. 

May

5/2

'The Difference' for piano and string quartet performed as part of Composers Concordance 'Mark & Gene' - Piano & strings' concert at Kostabi World.  With Jai Jeffryes and Quartet Metadata. Also Jai premieres 'Prelude & Fugue #3' and new arrangements of Mark Kostabi's compostions. 

5/15

'TINPANAPNIT' for viola, bass trombone and elc. guitar performed as part of Tin Pan Allegiances concert at Michiko studios

5/27

Composers Concordance  Presents 
'The Process Sessions'
A live recording session from Kostabi World. Session #1: Recording a short duo album with saxophonist Jay Rodriguez

5/30 

Recording 'Let's Save The World Suite' With Sound Liberation

  

June

6/2

Premiere of 'Duets For The End Of The World'  for alto sax and electric guitar with 

Todd Rewoldt as part of Composers Concordance 'David Taylor & Todd Rewoldt Meet My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama Guitar Trio' at Kostabi World. Also a performance of 'Mantra 2022' for bs. trb. and 3 electric guitars.

 

6/4
Bass trombonist Daniil Gorokhov performs 'Poem #2 - The Carcass’ as part of his Master’s recital from Basel Music Academy, in Basel Basel, Switzerland

6/5

Sound Liberation performs at a set at Jim Kempner's Fine Art Gallery as part of Composers Concordance 'Eclectic Bands' concert. Premieres include Gene's 'Lets Save The World Suite' , the hip-hop song 'Complicit' and a jazz version of the song 'Biggest Lie'

6/13

The premiere of  'The Omnipotent Sorcerer' by the CompCord Ensemble at the  Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY 

6/20 

Composers Concordance presents a memorial concert in honor of Joseph Pehrson. Gene will premiere his violin and elec. guitar duo ''In Memory of Joseph Pehrson’ 

6/27
Soprano Heather Green and pianists Klaus Sallman perform a new version of the song ‘Where Is That River Now?’ (with words by Robert Shannon Fields) for soprano and piano at the Hošek Contemporary Gallery, Berlin Germany 

July

7/2

Release of The Gene Pritsker Trio album 

on Composers Concordane Records.

7/19-21

Recording orchestrations to a 'Secret Project' motion picture at Abbey Roads Studios.

7/23

TO BE RESCHEDULED 

The premiere of 'A Deeper Purple' Project with ensemble Konstaste in Nuremberg Germany. A full concert of Gene's re-imaginings of the music of Deep Purple and the premiere of 'A Depper Purple Overture' for Di.J.and chamber ensemble. Performed at St. Catherine Nuremberg.

7/24

TO BE RESCHEDULED 

Performing with ensemble Kontraste in Nuremberg, Germany - a program of GP music inspired by the 20's. Premieres include 'Mamie Smith’s Blues History' fro Di.J. and chamber ensemble. 

 

7/29
Performing ‘Lets Save The World Suite' as part of the Outreach Festivals 'Music Power In The Park’ at Sparkassenpark in Schwaz, Austria 

  

Aug.

8/1
‘PPP (Past Pritsker Pieces)’ a graphic score for solo accordion to be premiered by William Schimmel, as pat of the The 2021 Accordion Seminars, theme being 'The Twilight Time'

 

8/1-15

Gene is back at the Austria Outreach Festival. Performances of 'Let's Save The World Suite', A piece with the Outreach Orchestra, 6 new arrangements of music from Myanmar for a mixed quartet. Plus workshops, masterclasses and other performances. 

 

8/6
Outreach Orchestra premieres ‘Silence is Devastating' for large ensemble as well as other older compositions. As part of the 2021 Outreach Festival.at SZentrum in Schwaz, Austria 

 

8/22

Percussionist Patti Cudd performs ‘Melting Pot’ for ghatam and Samplestra at Constellation in Chicago as part of the Frequency Series

8/26-27
Cellist Borislav Strulev performs my solo cello and Samplestra piece ‘Never Found Again’ at the East-West Festival in Moscow, Russia
 

Sept.

 

9/4
The short film  ’The Arrival’ will be shown as part of the 'Film Score Fest 2021’ in Mears Park Saint Paul., MN with a live chamber orchestra  

 

9/5

'Gene @50'. A birthday concert of Gene's compositions at DROM NYC.

9/7 

Sound Liberation records a live to vinyl album for Leesta Vall Sound Recordings

9/21

Kai Schumacher and the Signum Saxophone Quartet premiere ‘Goldberg Blues Variation' as part of the Goldberg Nights project at the March Music Days International Festival in Ruse, Bulgaria   

 

9/22

Kai Schumacher and the Signum Saxophone Quartet perform ‘Goldberg Blues Variation' in Varna, Bulgaria  h 

 

9/23

Kai Schumacher and the Signum Saxophone Quartet perform ‘Goldberg Blues Variation' in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria  

9/25

Sound Liberation performs at The Delancey.  Premeire's include 'Element 115 (Don’t Forget Sunscreen)' for narrator and band. 

 

Oct. 

10/1

Premiere of 'Because Of The Air We Breathe' for trumpet and string quartet as part of Composers Concordance & Entertaining Science concert with Franz Hackl and CompCord Quartet.

10/3
Ljiljana Winkler Premieres the mini opera for soprano and piano, 'Soubrette auf der Toilette’  at the München Gesellschaft für neue Musik (Munich Society for New Music)

10/6
The release of the album ‘Protest’ 

Gene Pritsker & Friends (self release) 

10/9

Gene's guitar music performed as part of  'Guitars & Poems @ The Sky Vault’ including 'Cold Gin Variations', 'Still',and the new guitar trio 'The Lion Tamer' on a poem of Robert C. Ford'

10/12P POSPONED

Guitarist Warren Nicholson premieres ‘Carlo Gesualdo Madrigals’  as part of the Tuesday Recitals Series at 'King’s Chapel Boston’

10/15

'Dancing About Architecture' for flute and violin performed a part of Relevant Tones Fest: Songs About Buildings and Moods presented by Access Contemporary Music
performed by Ensemble Connect at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY 

 

10/16

 Unheard-of//Ensemble premieres 'The Creation Of Disappearance' as part of Composers Concordance Generations X  concert at Goddard Riverside - Bernie Wohl Center 

10/20

 Todd Rewoldt and Lesi Mei premiere 'Hello Infinity' for alto sax and piano as part of Composers Concordance Salon concert series at Kostabi World.

10/22POSPONED

Todd Rewoldt performs 'Mysterious Restlessness' as part the Swarmius set at the Delancey

10/30
Low Key Chamber Concert #7 at SKY VAULT - playing a duo with Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin performing 3 pieces for viola and guitar: 'Pandemic Dance #1',  'Pandemic Dance #20' and 'The Sky Is Too Crowded With Light'  

Nov.

11/ 4

Ljiljana  Winkler premieres 'Soubrette auf der Toilette, Jazz Ensemble Version’ and the song 'Path' as part of Hyghbrass Festival at the Wittelsbach Castle in Friedberg, Germany

 

11/5

A new woodwind quintet performed by Sylvan Winds as part of Composers Concordance 'Woodwind Motion' concert at Greenwich House  

11/18

Pianist Adam Holzman performs 'Were You Not Imaginary'  as part of Composers Concordance presents Adam Holzman - Piano at Kostabi World

11/19
The single ‘What We Got Here Now’ performed by Sound Liberation released on Composers Concordance records

1122

The Process Session #2 - a live-stream recording Session with the duo of pianist Kathleen Supove and Gene, from Kostabi World.

11/23

Low Key Chamber Concert #8 at SKY VAULT - playing a trio with Franz Hackl and Max Pollak​.

11/29

 'Humbug Jitterbug' for big band performed by the CompCord Big Band as part of Composers Concordance concert,  where Gene will conduct the band in over 10 new big band compositions at the City vienry in NYC 

Dec.

12/3
The Music Between Us (Poetry by Robert C. Ford set to music) release on Composers Concordance Records
Gene has sic compostions featured on

this album. 

12/3

Low Key Chamber Concert #9 at SKY VAULT - playing a duo with Fsoprano Adriana Valdes

12/11

The mini opera for soprano and piano, 'Soubrette auf der Toilette’  as well as 'Blues from an Airport Bar' and the song 'Path' will be presented at Formation Solenne, feat. soprano Ljiljana Winkler as part of the  Composers Concordance event at The DiMenna Center. 

12/17-18 
Violinist Lara St. John premieres ‘ChristMess Blues’ with the strings of the
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at the Orpheum Theater in Vancouver,

12/22

The release of the film The Matrix Resurrections for which Gene is the lead orchestrator and has additional music.

2022

Jan.

- Premiere of a composition for Composers Concordance 'Charts & Graphics' concert 

1/9

Low Key Chamber Concert #10 at SKY VAULT - featuring Keve Wilson - oboe & Rachel Handman - violin. Gene will have a premiere of a new duo.

1/23

Premiere of a composition for rapper, soprano and string quartet as part of Composers Concordance 'Composer + String Quartet' concert at DROM NYC

Feb.

- Premiere of a composition for Composers Concordance 'Bass-ics' concert 

March 

3/3

Sound Liberation performs as part of Composers Concordance 'Eclectic Bands' event at Birdland.

- Premiere of an art song as part o Composers Concordance 'The Art of The At Song' concert at Kostabi World

April

4/2

Premiere of a composition for CompCord Ensemble as part of 'NYsoundCircuit Meets Composers Concordance' concert at  Holy Apostles Church 

May

- Gene has many premieres as part of Composers Concordance

'Science Festival'

1. Sound Surround - Found In Space 

2. 12th Annual Comp-Play- Comp

     Marathon - ‘Lets get Physicist’

3. Animal intelligence

4. Name 2 Chemist-Composers of

     Georgian Extraction

5. Heavy Metal

June

- Gene premieres a composition as part of Composers Concordance Variations concert at Kostabi World