On Wednesday, May 12 at 8 p.m., Q2 streams the opening night of the three-day Look & Listen Festival, one of New York's best new music events. Recorded live on May 7 at the Chelsea Art Museum and hosted by WNYC's John Schaefer, this concert features music by Q2's friends Missy Mazzoli and Caleb Burhans, Carlos Sánchez-Gutiérrez, Hannah Lash, and the revered John Corigliano. The impressive roster of performers includes eighth blackbird, the JACK Quartet, and pianist Jade Simmons.
Since 2002, the Look & Listen Festival has been presenting high-caliber performances of new music in art galleries, simultaneously stimulating eyes and ears. Prior to each concert, cutting edge ambient and electronica works are presented and the evenings also feature informal chats between host and composers.
Listen this Wednesday, May 12 at 8 p.m. for the opening night concert from the Look & Listen Festival, as recorded live for Q2 at the Chelsea Art Museum.
Opening Night: Friday, May 7 at 8 p.m. | Chelsea Art Museum
Look & Listen presents:
Frayed by Hannah Lash, performed by the JACK Quartet
Contritus by Caleb Burhans, performed by the JACK Quartet
Still Life With Avalanche by Missy Mazzoli, performed by eighth blackbird
Étude Fantasy by John Corigliano, performed by Jade Simmons
Five Memos by Carlos Sánchez-Gutiérrez, performed by eighth blackbird