eventsCyrille Aimée is a based in Brooklyn French jazz singer known for rhythmic songs with roots in jazz and gypsy styles. She won the Montreux Jazz Festival Competition in 2007, was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition in 2010, and won the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition in 2012. She will perform at the Lycée Français in New York on February 24th.
Feb 24, 2016 | 7PM
Lycée Francais de New York (LFNY)
eventsThe Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center and INTERFERENCE ensemble, present The Music of Morton Subotnick and Solos & Ensemble, the two last performances as a part of the concert series Connected: Music in the Museum.
January 28 and April 21, 2016
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
eventsApril 15, 2016-April 24, 2016 l Indio. It’s back: Coachella returns to Indio, California in 2016 with some major surprises. But certainly not least of all, Coachella 2016 welcomes a veritable treasure trove of French pop and electro acts performing during the perenially sold-out two weekend April festival. In 2016, brace yourselves from performances by Christine and the Queens, M83, St Germain, Ibeyi, Tchami, Amine Edge & Dance, Lido, and Melody’s Echo Chamber.
April 15 - 24, 2016
eventsThe New York-based new music ensemble ISC, under the direction of cellist Dan Barrett, joins forces with a roster of acclaimed performers to celebrate the Lucca International Music Festival (Accademia d’Estate Internazionale, Lucca, Italy) – a festival founded in 2013 by American flutist Linda DiMartino to promote contemporary chamber music from around the world. The N.Y. concert will feature a selection of premieres by award-winning festival composers, each investigating the tonal palette and acoustical ramifications of their distinctive sonic worlds. This concert is presented as part of Composers Now Festival, taking place throughout New York City in February and celebrating the work of living composers.In addition, the program will feature a rare appearance by Michel Strauss, one of France’s foremost cellists. Strauss will perform the U.S. premiere of French composer Thierry Escaich’s Sopra la Folia (2014), with virtuoso tap/body percussionist Max Pollak, as well as Claude Debussy’s late masterpiece, Sonate pour violoncelle et piano (1915), with pianist Mary Jo Pagano. Concert highlights include the world premiere of Hommage à Henri Dutilleux, pour violoncelle et piano (2015) by Dominique Lemaître – one of the most accomplished French composers of his generation – written for and performed by ISC director and cellist Dan Barrett. Flutist Linda DiMartino Wetherill will also perform the world premiere of British composer Alastair Greig’s Even by Moonlight I Have No Piece (2015), a solo flute inspired by the writing of Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, and written for DiMartino Wetherill.Also on the program are the U.S. premiere of Fernando Maglia’s award-winning El otro amanecer (2014), drawing from ancestral chants from Machupes (Argentina) and Coras (Mexico), and performed by flutist Linda DiMartino Wetherill and the composer on guitar; as well as the U.S. premiere of Christopher Lyndon-Gee’s Poema per Gaspara Stampa (1981), performed by cellist Dan Barrett and the composer on piano.
Feb 7, 2016 | 3:30PM
St Mark's Church in the Bowery