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About This Event

Minimum Age:

All Ages

Doors Open:

7:00 PM

Show Time:

8:00 PM

Description:

LPR in association with Q2 Music Present…
 
PROGRAM:
Ensemble LPR
André de Ridder, conductor (New York debut)
 
Jonny Greenwood: Suite from There Will Be Blood
Bryce Dessner: Lachrimae (US premiere)
Bela Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
 
Seated: $25 advance, $30 day of show
Standing: $20 advance, $25 day of show
 
This performance will be live streamed by Q2 Music at q2music.org
 
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TABLE SEATING POLICY
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
 
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
 
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.
 
This event will be streamed live online through LPR’s streaming channel, beginning at 8pm.

Artists

Ensemble LPR performs string quartets by John Lurie and his compositions re-imagined for string quintet

Ensemble LPR is an elite assemblage of the finest New York-based concert musicians, personifying Le Poisson Rouge’s commitment to aesthetic diversity and artistic excellence. Members of the ensemble are graduates of the world’s most prestigious conservatory and university programs, and amongst other appearances have performed at the Marlboro and Aspen Festivals and as soloist with The New York Philharmonic and The New Jersey Symphony. There is no instrumentation too large or too small for the ensemble — ranging in size from duo to large orchestra — whose unyielding standard and rigorous devotion is to the music of the world’s finest living composers — established and emerging — as much as it is to the common practice period of classical music and collaborations with artists of non-classical backgrounds.
 
In 2008 Le Poisson Rouge changed the classical music landscape, creating a new environment in which to experience art music and in so doing expanded the classical music listenership and pushed the popular palette in all directions. The New York Times heralds LPR as “[a] forward-thinking venue that seeks to showcase disparate musical styles under one roof…artistically planned eclecticism” and “[t]he coolest place to hear contemporary music,” and the Los Angeles Times raved “[t]he place isn’t merely cool…the venue is a downright musical marvel.” With Ensemble LPR, the minds behind Le Poisson Rouge — co-founders and musicians David Handler and Justin Kantor — bring this same ethos to the creative forefront, bringing the same daring and merit to its own artistry.
 
Past performances include Gavin Bryars’ Sinking of the Titanic, collaboration with Moritz von Oswald at 2010’s Unsound Festival, and a tribute to the music of Arthur Russell.
 
photo credit: Mark Shelby Perry

André de Ridder (conductor)

André de Ridder has collaborated with artists and ensembles as diverse as the Philharmonia Orchestra, award-winning cartoon band Gorillaz, jazz musician Uri Caine and MusikFabrik. He is in his fifth seasons as Principal Conductor of the UK-based Sinfonia ViVA, and his programmes with the orchestra are typically rich in innovation. His passion for the development of contemporary music has contributed to his position as one of today’s most fascinating and versatile conductors. (read more at www.andrederidder.com

music of Bartók, Jonny Greenwood, and Bryce Dessner (US premiere)
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