T@MS is a monthly concert series featuring cutting-edge new music and adventurous interdisciplinary arts programming in an interactive and inspiring environment at Monk Space, Los Angeles. We are presented in part by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Composers Forum (ACFLA).
Tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door. Cash/Check/Credit OK.
$5 off for students and ACFLA members.
Artists: Vicki Ray
New Song teases out the edges of exploratory art song in the 21st century. The evening will feature new adventures in lieder composition with singers Timur, Justine Aronson, Elissa Johnston, Stephanie Aston, and pianists Richard Valitutto and Vicki Ray.
Vicki Ray: Four Elemental Songs (2014)
Nicholas Deyoe: kennen schon nicht mehr (2017) *West Coast premiere
Evan Ziporyn: FAQs (2014)
Ted Hearne: "I Am Sick of Feeling" & "Everyone Keeps Me" (2017)
Helmut Lachenmann: Got Lost (2007-08)
Tuesdays@Monk Space kicks off the Fall with a double bill of two Los Angeles mainstays! The Apeture duo (Adrianne Pope and Linnea Powell) and the Walsh Set Trio (Brian Walsh, Trevor Anderies, Colin Burgess) combine forces for a mind bending show of free improvisation and polished small chamber performances. Included are two world premieres by Kurt Isaacson and Noah Meites.
The Lyris Quartet returns to T@MS to celebrate the release of their first CD, Intimate Letters. The concert will feature new works from the CD composed in response to Janacek’s dynamic and emotionally charged Second String Quartet. Featuring the music of Billy Childs, Peter Knell, Bruce Broughton, and Kurt Rohde.
CSULB's Laptop Ensemble, under the direction of Martin Herman, reimagines German lied in a re-staging of Voyage, a theatre work created and performed while a featured ensemble at the 2013 “Spoleto Open” Festival dei due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy. This performance at Monk Space is the culmination of an international tour.
Composer Nicholas Chase is joined by renowned violinist Robin Lorentz for the world premiere performance of his electro-acoustic piece Bhajan, a free-wheeling yet somewhat meditative four-movement work for electric violin and live electronics, which has been described “a pas de deux between violin and electronics.”
The NorCal composer/performer duo recap their recent critically acclaimed performance at Other Minds (S.F.), and bring a few new treats. Music for two (mostly) electric guitars in a variety of tunings by American Mavericks Larry Polansky, Lou Harrison, Ruth Crawford Seeger, James Tenney, & Christian Wolff.