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April 2016

Portrait of a Serial Composer: Discussion and Documentary

April 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rose Hall, Univ of Pennsylvania, 3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, 19104 United States
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Free

Join Network for New Music to explore the cultural and intellectual ramifications of Milton Babbitt's music and ideas. The program includes the screening of an hour-long video documentary of Babbitt’s life and work, Portrait of a Serial Composer, produced by Robert Hilferty and Laura Karpman. And a panel discussion will include Karpman, David Rakowski, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, and Linda Reichert.

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The Beethoven Project

April 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trinity Center for Urban Life, 22nd and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, 19103 United States
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The Beethoven Project is a collaboration between Philadelphia's acclaimed Jasper Quartet and Temple Music Prep's "Center for Gifted Young Musicians".  The Quartet's work with the young musicians at Temple Prep is the inspiration for this concert of Beethoven String Quartets to be performed as a fund raiser for Philabundance. Two advanced groups from the "Center for Gifted Young Musicians" will perform Beethoven's Quartet in D major, op. 18 #3 and Quartet in e minor, Op. 59 #2.  The concert will…

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All the Things He Was: Celebration of the Life and Ideas of Milton Babbitt

April 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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$20

Milton Babbitt, pioneer of serial and electronic music, is considered one of the most influential – and controversial – composers in the second half of the twentieth century. Babbitt was vitally interested in both jazz and popular music; he composed a snappy jazz ensemble work,  All Set, and a 1946 Broadway musical entitled The Fabulous Voyage.   Network events explore some of the many facets of Babbitt’s compositional genius, and feature music by students by Broadway genius Stephen Sondheim; Koussevitzky Prize-winner David…

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December 2018

A French Noel

December 21, 2018 @ 12:00 am - December 23, 2018 @ 12:00 am
$29 – $49

Experience a pastoral Christmas in 16th c. France – actors from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Happenstance Theater help us bring charming tableaus from a precious noël manuscript to life.

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February 2019

Broken Consort

February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am
$25 – $39

A flute, violin, viol, lute and the wire-strung cittern and bandora make up the Elizabethan “broken” or mixed consort. Guests Julianne Baird, soprano, Christopher Morongiello, lute, and Mark Cudek, cittern join Tempesta for late renaissance music by Dowland and Morley, and early baroque consorts by Locke and Lawes.

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Millennial Music

February 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rose Hall, Univ of Pennsylvania, 3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, 19104 United States
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$5 – $20

Network for New Music showcases the music of the Millennial generation featuring five works by some of the most talented composers of this generation.

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Rediscoveries: Festival of American Chamber Music I

February 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity Center for Urban Life, 22nd and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, 19103 United States
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$10 – $30

A project which seeks to illuminate an important but largely neglected body of 20th- and 21st-century chamber music by American composers, with a special focus on composers with ties to Philadelphia.

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March 2019

A Song Everyone Can Sing: A Community Sing featuring VOCES8

March 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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In celebration of LiveConnections’ 10th anniversary season, we’re dreaming big about accessibility and inclusion in our city. We’re creating a multi-media music extravaganza where EVERYONE can participate in making music together. Young and old. People of diverse abilities and backgrounds. People who love to sing and people who don’t think they can sing at all.

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