This groupmuse happened on Thursday, September 12, at 7:30 PM EDT.
Shosti on the Dancefloor: A Nowadays Massivemuse
In-Person Concert

Shosti on the Dancefloor: A Nowadays Massivemuse

Bushwick

Thu, September 12, 2019 7:30 PM, EDT

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

Risking some raised eyebrows in our community, this writer humbly submits that in some ways, classical music finds kinship with EDM (electronic dance music) - one of the most popular modes of musical expression in this generation. The grand architecture, the dynamic and emotional swells over time, the primarily wordless power of the form - it’s not impossible that if Wolfgang Mozart were alive today, he would be dabbling in Logic or Ableton.

So when Nowadays, one of The City’s great temples of dance music, reached out to host, with thought it would make for a fitting first Massivemuse of the season! So it’s off to Bushwick we go!

It’ll be an evening of the many sides of Dmitri Shostakovich - one of the 20th centuries most provocative and potent musical geniuses. We start with his Elegy for string quartet, then move on to his late masterwork, his 10th String Quartet from 1964. The program ends with his wryly ironic but perhaps joyous (?) Polka, a companion piece to the Elegy that opens the program.

In the middle of it all, we’ll have a new work by Ricardo Romaneiro -
Twelve Volt Ghost for String Quartet and Electronics, representing that fertile intersection between chamber music and electronica that the evening as a whole seeks to channel.

It’s all brought to you by the Manhattan Chamber Players — some of the best musicians this city has to offer. We’re grateful for them sharing their time and talent with us!

Tickets are $20 and there’s a cash bar.

Have a great one!

Program

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Brendan Speltz Violin
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Brook Speltz

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Elegy for String Quartet (1931)
String Quartet No. 10 in Ab major, Op. 118 (1964)

Intermission

Ricardo Romaneiro (b. 1979)
Twelve Volt Ghost for String Quartet and Electronics (2018)

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Polka (1931)

Manhattan Chamber Players

Katie Hyun, Violin
Brendan Speltz, Violin
Luke Fleming, Viola
Brook Speltz, Cello

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Groupmuse, over 1 year ago

Hey everybody!

Tonight for the Massivemuse: Bring a blanket, floor cushion, yoga mat - whatever you pleasure; we're getting cozy on the floor, Groupmuse style. There will be some pillows and blankets out for those that don't have.

Have a blast tonight!


Host

Attendees

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David Huang
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Margreet van Dijk
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Kaitlin Holt
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Pedro Zenteno
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Dan Phan
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Claire Ronan
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Sierra Mills Druley
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Gray Beltran
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Davide
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Gloria Luise
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David TK Spencer
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Farida Lada
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Kenji Fujishima
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Sarah Sebaoun
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Aditya Salgame
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Eva Vasilova
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Alan Liskov
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Nikhil Joseph
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Karen Lesley-Lloyd
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John Rambow
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Ana
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Scott Steiner
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Thi Thu Thao Hoang
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Jenny Leon
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Nikolai Miletenko
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Cidney Falk
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Carly Karch
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Fliss Lang
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Bert Muthalaly
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Gideon Naim
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Nima Gardideh
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Laura paganucci
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Andrew Liu
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Johannes Felscher
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Meghan K Currier