Ecstatic Music Fest: 1/17-3/28

FEATURING OWEN PALLETT, CLOGS, NICO MUHLY,
VALGEIR SIGURDSSON, DAN DEACON, tUnE- yArDs, BUKE & GASS AND MORE

Dan Deacon
New York City's Merkin Concert Hall, in association with New Amsterdam Records, presents the 2011 Ecstatic Music Festival, a showcase of collaborative evenings between more than 150 genre-pushing composers, songwriters and performers who represent a new generation of artists combining diverse influences and techniques to explore the crossover of classical and pop music. All concerts will include premieres. The festival opens with a free seven-hour marathon on January 17, 2011, featuring headliners Buke & Gass, and continues with 13 additional concerts until March 28, 2011.

Check out the lineup below (additional artists tba) and click here for the full schedule. All concerts will be performed at the award-winning Merkin Concert Hall--famed for its unparalleled acoustics and intimate scale. All events (except for panel discussion) will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center: 129 West 67th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam).

LINEUP
Owen Pallett with Nadia Sirota and Thomas Bartlett (Doveman)
Clogs with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Dan Deacon with So Percussion
Nico Muhly and Valgeir Sigurdsson with the Chiara String Quartet
tUnE-yArDs, William Brittelle, and Caleb Burhans with Roomful of Teeth
a Ben Frost arrangement for Alarm Will Sound
Vijay Iyer writing for Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
and much, much more.

http://www.ecstaticmusicfestival.com

[Published on: 12/13/10]

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