Presentations: New Music/New Places

Saturday, Feb 09, 2019 6:00 pm

Harlem Gallery Pop Up: Brandon Ridenour Come Together album release

 

Saturday, February 9, 6pm
Music from 7pm

FREE | RSVP required
events@concertartists.org

Talis Gallery | Harlem Pop Up
102 West 131st Street

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CAG trumpeter, pianist, and composer/arranger Brandon Ridenour performs music by the Beatles with an impressive collection of diverse collaborators for the release of his album Come Together, featuring songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison.

Brandon created this project to honor the 50th anniversary of the song “Come Together,” written in 1969 by John Lennon. With a little help from his friends and the greatest songs ever written, Brandon reignites this message to the world. Also featuring CAG artists PUBLIQuartet and Yoonah Kim!

Buy the album

Trumpeter Brandon Ridenour

About the Pop Up:
Talis Gallery Harlem Pop Up presents world-class photography in a newly-renovated two-family townhouse on a tree-lined street in the heart of Harlem. While the spectacular townhouse is for sale, the exhibition showcases unique framed and unframed images in a relaxed environment that promotes the elegance, beauty and magic of photography.

5% of sales will be donated to Concert Artists Guild.

About the artist:
For more than five decades, Ralph Gibson has dominated surreal photography. He creates images that incorporate everyday fragments with sensual and mysterious undertones, and through them, he builds narrative meaning. Taking pictures of simple things, he transforms them into something arresting, giving the final product contemplative significance.

Photographer Ralph Gibson

 

Saturday, February 9, 6pm
Music from 7pm

FREE | RSVP required
events@concertartists.org


Upcoming in the Series

Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 11:00 am

2019 CAG Competition Finals

 

Merkin Concert Hall

Be the first to see CAG’s new stars at the 2019 CAG Competition Finals!

CAG’s annual competition identifies musicians with an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to make an impact in the world. The winners receive management contracts, a New York showcase performance, and professional career development and coaching.

After the finalists perform, the winners will be announced live from the stage.

This concert is free and open to all.

2019 CAG Competition Finals
Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019 7:00 pm

Invoke, multi-string quartet

Winner, 2018 CAG Competition

Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater

Described as “not classical…but not not classical” (David Srebnik, SiriusXM Classical Producer), Invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. The multi-instrumental band’s other “not-nots” encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism. Invoke weaves all of these styles together to create truly individual music written by and for the group.

Invoke will perform AMERICAN POSTCARDS: featuring Invoke originals and new music by American composers.

Watch Invoke perform an original work, Dogs:

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Invoke, multi-string quartet
Wednesday, Dec 04, 2019 7:30 pm

Aizuri Quartet

 

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Sponsored by Marilyn G. and Joseph B. Schwartz, longtime friends of CAG

The Aizuri Quartet has won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the 2018 M Prize Chamber Arts Competition, as well as top prizes at the 2017 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in London. Through its engaging and thought-provoking programs,  the ensemble has garnered critical acclaim. In 2019, the Aizuri Quartet’s debut album, Blueprinting, was nominated for a 2019 GRAMMY Award in the “Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble” category.

The Aizuri Quartet will perform LOCALLY SOURCED: works by Haydn, Komitas, and Sibelius influenced by their surroundings.

Watch the trailer to the Aizuri Quartet’s album, Blueprinting:

Check back soon for tickets!

 

Aizuri Quartet