On-Demand Audio: Vijay Iyer and Missy Mazzoli's Victoire

Live at 8 pm on Wednesday, October 24 from the World Financial Center Winter Garden

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

On Wednesday, October 24 at 8 pm ET, Q2 Music partners with New Sounds Live to present the eclectic composer-pianist Vijay Iyer in an exciting double billing with composer's Missy Mazzoli's dynamic all-female band, Victoire. This is the second of three shows from October 23-25 from the World Financial Center's Winter Garden hosted by WNYC's John Schaefer.

Award-winning, polymath pianist and composer Vijay Iyer is a post-modern Renaissance man whose cross-cultural collaborations have included a variety of artists. Iyer's harmonically rich writing and crafty arrangements are adventurous and unpredictable, whether he is taking on Michael Jackson, filtering Duke Ellington through a gospel lens or presenting his own originals. New-music mainstay Missy Mazzoli leads Victoire with its strings, keyboards, clarinets and electronics performing a hypnotic blend of dreamy chamber pop, minimalism and rich romanticism.

Victoire live from the World Financial Center

Vijay Iyer live from the World Financial Center

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The ensemble Victoire at the WFC Winter Garden on Oct. 24, 2012.

Victoire: Olivia De Prato, violin; Eileen Mack, clarinet; Missy Mazzoli, keyboards; Lorna Dune Krier; Mellissa Hughes and Caroline Shaw, vocals; Eleonore Oppenheim, double bass.

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Host John Schaefer of WNYC's Soundcheck and New Sounds, with Missy Mazzoli and Lorna Dune Krier.
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Missy Mazzoli.
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Mellissa Hughes, Caroline Shaw and Eleonore Oppenheim.
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Missy Mazzoli and Lorna Dune Krier.
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Victoire.
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John Schaefer with composer-pianist Vijay Iyer,
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Vijay Iyer, piano; Stephan Crump, bass; and Marcus Gilmore, drums.
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Vijay Iyer, Stephan Crump and Marcus Gilmore.
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Vijay Iyer.
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Vijay Iyer, Stephan Crump and Marcus Gilmore.

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John Schaefer
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