This groupmuse happened on Tuesday, October 3, at 7:00 PM EDT.

This is a Groupmuse Massivemuse

Epic performances in unexpected spaces.

Shattered Glass and its Debut CD Release Pioneer Works Massivemuse (With Special Guest Pascal Le Boeuf)
Massivemuse

Shattered Glass and its Debut CD Release Pioneer Works Massivemuse (With Special Guest Pascal Le Boeuf)

Red Hook

Tue, October 3, 2017 7:00 PM, EDT
(Ticket sales closed Oct 3, 6:30 PM EDT)

Drinking policy
Drinks for sale at this groupmuse
Age limit
All guests must be 21
ADA access
Accessible

Host

Groupmuse Superhost

While hardly long-in-the-tooth, Groupmuse, now entering its sixth year of life, has been around long enough to have relationships that go back years - years that have heralded big changes for us and our favorite collaborators.

And on October 3rd, we're so honored to celebrate a watershed moment with our glorious friends at Shattered Glass - by our minds, the most dynamic and talented young ensemble in NYC - for The Debut Shattered Glass CD Release Massivemuse. And we're equally pleased to announce that the bash will be at none other than the first Massivemuse home we ever knew in New York City - Red Hook's legendary Pioneer Works.

The Massivemuse will first feature three new works, all immortalized on the new album: Transition Behavior by Pascal Le Boeuf, Entr'acte by Pulitzer-Prize winner Caroline Shaw, and Chaâbi by Tarik O'Regan. Le Boeuf is expected to be at the Massivemuse, and O'Regan is sending a short video in absentia.

The second half of the program will be Mendelssohn's 7th String Symphony. Written when he was only 13 years old, the absolutely brilliant work is a testament to the greatest musical prodigy the Western World has ever known.

This pairing of canonical and contemporary, this celebration of bold new steps, this moment to reflect on where we've been and where we're going - it's not to be missed and we looking forward to seeing you there.


"Transition Behavior by jazz keyboardist and composer Pascal Le Boeuf was commissioned by Shattered Glass and premiered in 2016 as part of their spring tour series. A high energy, hard-hitting virtuoso showpiece influenced by the rhythms of progressive jazz and heavy metal, Transition Behavior is described by the composer as “the rich sound of many simultaneous amorphous gestures that combine to reflect a musical representation of "Shattered Glass". To add to this work we created a music video that captures and accentuates all of the intensity and rhythmic intricacies contained in the piece.

By way of contrast, Grammy nominated composer Tarik O’Regan’s Chaâbi is a subtle, elegant and atmospheric piece where slow, lyrical sections inspired by North African folk music gradually build into rhythmic grooves with hints of Irish fiddle tunes. Chaabi also features many moments where members of Shattered Glass perform as soloists, resulting in unexpected musical dialogues between the members of the ensemble.

In her own words, Caroline Shaw’s Ent’racte “uses classical forms and structures as an inspiration and departure point.” From the haunting harmonies of the first bar to the pianissimo cello solo closing, Caroline Shaw’s background as a violinist is shown to great effect in Entr’acte, as her intimate understanding of string instrument playing techniques allows her to create unique textures and sound effects, some of which are completely original to her work. Caroline Shaw is the youngest ever Pulitzer Prize winner for music."

Program

Transition Behavior- Pascal Le Boeuf
Entr'acte- Caroline Shaw
Chaâbi- Tarik O'Regan
-intermission-
String Symphony no.7- Felix Mendelssohn

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Michael Davis, over 4 years ago

Thanks to everyone who came out for this!


Attendees

Candice Baehr
Ken Hirsh
Vivian Reiss
David Moon
Ellen Hindson
William Carrigan
Laralyn Mowers
Erica Rosen
Katalin Kleemann
Jeremy L.
Gary Glazner
Mike Mense
Louise Ma
Victoria Lewis
Amelia Dietrich
Brian gilling
Stephanie Hanson
Tara Purnell
Ravenna Lipchik
Steven Higashide
Pema Domingo-Barker
Michael Olson
Brian Mountford
Dalton Harts
Luke Fleming
Cara Distler
Evan Kultangwatana
Fenizia Maffucci
Stephen hays
Corinne Bennett
Patrick Cannell
Hayley Richardson
Mary Wade
Andrei Kryssov
Clara Abel
Camelia Negoita
Yan Izquierdo Holly Nelson
Michal Jalowski
Joseph Goddu
Sophie Berman
Joy Chen
Hersh Sahai
Gayla Merrick
Adi Dahiya
David G. Abrams
Guillermo Silberman
Makena Cunningham
Lara Kaufman
Rhoni Blankenhorn
Elena Chernova-Davis
Michael Grimm
Romanos Fessas
Samantha jacob
Lauren Cheung
Amy Russell
Daniel Sircar
Xinying Li
Maria Kucheryavaya
Tarikh Korula
Emma Steele
Drew Blumenthal
Olga Greco
Andrew Padgett
Han Cao
Helen Grohmann
Melanie Genin
Aditi Reddy
Evy Jacob
Philip Rosenstein
Shelbey Casalena
Logan Driscoll
Paulina Vo
Julia Danitz
Christopher Liccardo
Maggie Horikawa
Will Marshall
Cassandra Venaglia
Steven Lowenthal
Rosemary Nelis
Adam Longenbach
Judi Huck