Metropolitan Museum of Art: Chant premiered by JACK Quartet, December 16, 2012.
Chant premiered by JACK Quartet
The Da Camera Society of Los Angeles: West Coast premiere of Chant, JACK Quartet, February 10, 2013.
Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington D.C., Michael Harrison (piano) & Maya Beiser (cello), works from Time Loops CD, May 10, 2013.
Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington D.C.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS
Pianist Kimball Gallagher performs Jaunpuri on extensive tour of India and S.E. Asia, October & November, 2012.
Bang on a Can Marathon held at The Winter Garden as a part of River to River Festival, NYC: Premiere of Just Ancient Loops by cellist, Maya Beiser with film by Bill Morrison, June 17, 2012.
Just Ancient Loops Premiere
Centre Pompidou in Paris: The Bragdon Pavilion, installation in collaboration with artist Loris Greaud, Paris Delhi Bombay exhibit, May 25 – September 19, 2011
Bang on a Can Marathon held at The Winter Garden as a part of River to River Festival, NYC: Hijaz performed by The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, conducted by Francisco Nunez, with Maya Beiser (cello), Payton MacDonald (tabla & percussion), and the composer (keyboard), June 19, 2011.
Bang on A Can Marathon
Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd St. Y, NYC: Premiere of Hijaz by The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, conducted by Francisco Nunez, with Maya Beiser (cello), Payton MacDonald (tabla & percussion), and the composer (just intonation piano). Recorded and broadcast by American Public Media, hosted by John Schaefer, May 6, 2011.
YPC Premiere of Hijaz
Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium): performing Terry Riley’s In C featuring Kronos Quartet, with Dennis Russell Davies, So Percussion, Quartet New Generation, Wu Man, Evan Ziporyn, Philip Glass, and vocals by Terry Riley, Michael Harrison, Joan La Barbara, Judith Sherman, Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan, and others, April 24, 2010.
New York Times Review
Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, CO, Mile High Voltage Festival: Michael Harrison performs Revelation and collaborates with composer/clarinetist Evan Ziporyn, February 18-19, 2010.
Tom Moon Review
Other Minds Festival, Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, CA: Premiere of Tone Cloudswith Del Sol String Quartet and the composer on just intonation piano, March 7, 2009.
Joshua Kosman Feature Article in San Francisco Chronicle
Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation
(with the composer as pianist unless otherwise indicated)
Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC.
Tim Page Review
Music in the Morning, Vancouver Academy of Music, Vancouver, BC: Four concerts with author Stuart Isacoff engaging the audience about the work’s special tuning and its relationship to tuning through its historical context.
Music in the Morning Event
Santa Fe New Music, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM.
Santa Fe New Music Concert
Wordless Music Series, New York Society for Ethical Culture, NYC.
John Melillo Review
MicroFest, Pierce College, Los Angeles, CA; Joshua Pierce, pianist.
Mark Swed Review in Los Angeles Times
Klavier-Festival Ruhr, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany (world premiere). Westfalischer Anzeiger Review
Bang on a Can Marathon held at The Winter Garden as a part of River to River Festival, NYC.
Bang on a Can Marathon
Classical Recording Foundation Awards Ceremony, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC, award presented to the composer by Philip Glass.
Merkin Concert Hall, Interpretations Series, NYC; Joshua Pierce, pianist.
The American Academy in Rome, concert and lecture-demonstration
Bucknell University, Rooke Recital Hall, Lewisburg, PA.
Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY; Joshua Pierce, pianist.
Guild Hall Concert
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, CCi Solo Flights Festival, NYC (U.S. premiere)
Solo Flights Archive
Chelsea Art Museum, NYC
Faust Harrison Pianos, NYC.
Terry Riley & Michael Harrison Concert
Bang on a Can Summer Institute, MASSMoCA, North Adams, NY, lecture-demonstration
National Public Radio Tsunami Relief Pianothon, Faust Harrison Pianos, NYC
Manhattan School of Music, Greenfield Hall, NYC, lecture-demonstration
The World Forum, Hilton Hotel, NYC
Private Concert, Brooklyn, NY, Stuart Isacoff concludes his book Temperament (A. Knopf) with this description of the First Concert with the Revelation Tuning
From Ancient World
(performances with the composer as pianist)
Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy, Quatro Pianoforti Festival: solo and group recitals with Philip Glass, Terry Riley and Charlemagne Palestine
New Sounds Live, Merkin Concert Hall, NYC, hosted by John Schaefer and broadcast live on WNYC
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, Packard Hall
Greenwich House, American Festival of Microtonal Music, NYC
Soundworks, Seattle, WA (world premiere)
North Indian Classical Concerts
(with Michael Harrison on vocals, piano or tambura)
Rubin Museum of Art, NYC, “Raga Cycle”: multiple concerts over multiple years of morning, afternoon, evening, and night ragas, with vocalist Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan, and tabla players including Pandit Samir Chatterjee and Nitin Mitta.
Rubin Museum Concert
New York Society for Ethical Culture, NYC, All-Night Concert of Indian Classical Music, with Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan (vocals) and Dibyarka Chatterjee (tabla)
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Synod Hall, NYC, All-Night Concert of Indian Classical Music, with Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan (vocals) and Pandit Samir Chatterjee (tabla)
Manhattan School of Music, Borden Hall, NYC, with Zero Gravity Contemporary Music Ensemble
Faust Harrison Pianos, NYC, Night Ragas Concert with Terry Riley
(Collaboration with narrations of Rumi poetry by Shahram Shiva, Michael Harrison as co-composer/arranger, performing on piano & keyboard, vocals, tamboura, and frame drums, and other musicians)
Symphony Space, presented by the World Music Institute, NYC
Contemporary Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA, with guest narrator Deepak Chopra
University of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
La Monte Young’s The Well-Tuned Piano
Dia Art Foundation, NYC, Young’s 30-year retrospective concert series, at the composer’s invitation Michael became the only other person besides the composer to ever perform this extended work