25th Anniversary Festival
Thursday, December 7th, 2023 at 8:00 P.M.
Friday, December 8th, 2023 at 8:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 9th, 2023 at 8:00 P.M.Dixon Place
161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002
$20 suggested / pay what you can [reserve online or purchase at door] - Get a bundled Festival Pass for $50
Wet Ink celebrates 25 years of adventurous music-making in NYC with a three-night festival at Dixon Place, featuring Wet Ink’s octet of composer-performers and guest artists from the group’s history. The festival will feature compositions for large ensemble by creative-music pioneers Anthony Braxton, Pauline Oliveros, and Christian Wolff, as well as premieres for the Wet Ink band by Kate Soper and Josh Modney, a premiere for voice and piano by 2023 Artist-In-Residence Rick Burkhardt, a rare performance of mathias spahlinger's adieu m'amour for violin and cello, works by Chiyoko Szlavnics, Sam Pluta, Eric Wubbels, Alex Mincek, and more!
Dates: Thursday, December 7th, 2023 at 8:00 P.M. Friday, December 8th, 2023 at 8:00 P.M. Saturday, December 9th, 2023 at 8:00 P.M.
Guest Artists: Darius Jones Charmaine Lee Carrie Frey Gelsey Bell Charlie Looker Peter Evans Gabby Fluke-Mogul Lester St. Louis
December 7: Peter Ablinger: Verkündigung, for flute, sax, piano (1990) Anthony Braxton: Op. 56, selections from Ghost Trance Music Chiyoko Szlavnics: Triptych for A.S., for violin, viola, accordion, electronics (2006) Mariel Roberts: Duo, for violin and cello
December 8: Pauline Oliveros: Four Meditations for Orchestra - III. Interdependence (1997) Christian Wolff: Exercises Josh Modney: Liminal, for octet (2023)* mathias spahlinger: adieu m'amour, hommage a guillaume dufay, for violin and cello (1982/83) Guillaume DuFay, arr. Soper: adieu m'amour Rick Burkhardt: Song for James Lavadour, for voice and piano (2023)*
December 9: Kate Soper: Epithets, for octet (2023)* Alex Mincek: Pendulum IV, for flute, saxophone, violin, and cello (2013) Sam Pluta: ATDV, for octet (2010) Eric Wubbels: Shiverer, for flute and piano (2008)