ANNOUNCING: 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival

ANNOUNCING:

2017 Ecstatic Music Festival®

presented by Kaufman Music Center at Merkin Concert Hall


January 9 - May 13, 2016


more than 80 artists from across the sonic spectrum come together for nine collaborative, one-night-only performances



A collaboration between New Amsterdam Presents and Kaufman Music Center, the acclaimed Ecstatic Music Festival® returns in 2017, bringing together composers and performers from different musical genres for nine one-night-only performances featuring world premieres, new arrangements and the exclusive opportunity to hear artists discuss their work. Starting Jan. 9 and running through May 13, 2017, the festival, hailed as “the alt-classical world’s main showcase” (New York Times), a will feature collaborations from more than 80 artists.

Click HERE for more information and tickets to the 2017 Festival, and see below for the complete festival line-up.


Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30pm
Bang on a Call All-Stars People's
Commissioning Fund Concert

a New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer, streamed live on Q2 Music
 

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7:30pm
San Fermin & NOW Ensemble
a New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer, streamed live on Q2 Music
   

Thursday, Feb. 9, 7:30pm
Song Exploder Live with
Hrishikesh Hirway & Sleigh Bells

 

Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30pm
Ambrose Akinmusire & Kool A.D. with
Mivos Quartet

presented in partnership with Liquid Music
 

Saturday, Mar. 4, 7:30pm
Thums Up (Vijay Iyer, Himanshu Suri, Rafiq Bhatia, Kassa Overall) & Arooj Aftab
 


Tuesday, Mar. 7, 7:30pm
Kronos Quartet & Face the Music
this concert is at The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR

  
Sunday, Mar. 12, 7:30pm
Roomful of Teeth & Nick Zammuto


Monday, Mar. 27, 7:30 pm
Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone
 

Saturday, May 13, 7:30 pm
Alarm Will Sound - Alarm System