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Roomful of Teeth: Just Constellations

Novel Stages Streaming Arts Festival

The Current Festival presents a film of Grammy-winning vocal group Roomful of Teeth performing Harrison’s Just Constellations in the TANK in rural Colorado. The album will be released on New Amsterdam Records in August.

May 2, 2020

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Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival

Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Del Sol String Quartet performs Mureed

March 1, 2020

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India Yeshe Gailey: The Solo Cello in the 21st Century

Scotia Festival of Music, Halifax

An evening of solo cello featuring Philip Glass, Kaija Saariaho, Fjóla Evans, Giovanni Sollima, India Yeshe Gailey and Michael Harrison's Just Ancient Loops

February 19, 2020

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Floating Just Above

Passages Festival, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Pieter Stas premieres Harrison’s new multi-media work for multi-track cellos and electronics

February 16, 2020

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Sunday Sessions

Thunder & Lightning, Sackville, NB

Pieter Stas premieres Harrison’s new multi-media work for multi-track cellos and electronics

February 16, 2020

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India Yeshe Gailey, solo cello

St. James Presbyterian Church, London, ON

Cellist India Yeshe Gailey plays Michael Harrison's Just Ancient Loops

February 7, 2020 

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Silence Presents 

Silence Sounds, Guelph, ON

Cellist India Yeshe Gailey plays Michael Harrison's Just Ancient Loops

February 6, 2020 

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Just Ancient Loops

Canadian Music Centre, Toronto,ON

Cellist India Yeshe Gailey plays Michael Harrison's Just Ancient Loops

February 5, 2020 

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Café Résonance Presents

Café Résonance, Montréal, QC

Cellist India Yeshe Gailey plays Michael Harrison's Just Ancient Loops

January 30, 2020

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De Natura Sonorum Festival

Mattatoio Museum, Rome, Italy

Michael Harrison performs Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation

November 28, 2019

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Chamber Music at Tancho Flaubert

Chamber Music at Rancho Flaubert, Vacaville, CA

Del Sol String Quartet performs music by Terry Riley, Michael Harrison, Huang Ruo, Elena Kats-Chernin

November 17, 2019 

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Del Sol Quartet Concert @ Westport River Gallery

Westport River Gallery, Westport, CT

Del Sol String Quartet performs music by Terry Riley, Michael Harrison, Huang Ruo, Elena Kats-Chernin

October 27, 2019

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Creative Music Intensive

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

Michael Harrison and Sophia Vastek were artists-in-residence for two weeks this summer.

July 21 - August 4, 2019

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Concert: Michael Harrison/Tilted Arc/Payton MacDonald/Vanitas

The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

Free concert by musicians in residence at Arts Letters & Numbers.

July 26, 2019

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Augmented String Theater

Goethe Institute Rome in the High Garden

A performance for augmented violin and live electronics by Mari Kimura featuring Michael Harrison's Harmonic Constellations. 

July 3, 2019

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AB Salon

AB Salon, Brussels, Belgium

Harrison performs with Christina Vantzou and John Also Bennett 

April 10, 2019

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Minimal Music Festival

Muziekgebouw, Grote Zaal (Great Hall), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Harrison performs Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation

April 6, 2019, 3:30 pm

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Michael Harrison: Revelation

Rowe Recital Hall, UNC Charlotte, NC

Harrison performs Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation

April 2, 2019, 7:30 pm

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Pacific Pythagorean Music Festival

Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

Del Sol Quartet premieres Mureed and performs Chant

March 31, 2019, 12:30-4:30pm

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Big Ears Festival

Bijou Theater, Knoxville, TN

Clarice Jensen + Jonathan Turner play "For this from that will be filled"

March 21, 2019 at 10:30pm

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Just Ancient Loops

Zuider Strand Theater, The Hague, Netherlands

Cello Octet Amsterdam performs Just Ancient Loops

in a program with Arvo Pärt and Philip Glass

March 17, 2019, 4:00pm

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Music of Michael Harrison & Matt Marks

Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO

Alarm Will Sound premieres a new work by Harrison alongside music by Matt Marks

March 1, 2019, 7:45pm

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Harrison @ Bechtler

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC

Harrison performs his works with the Bechtler Ensemble

February 17, 2019, 6:00pm

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Artist-in-Residence

McColl Center for Art + Innovation

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January 7 - May 4, 2019

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2018

Cello Constellations

Zemlika, Berlin, Germany

Clarice Jenson performs Michael Harrison's composition for Cello with Jonathon Turner's projections

November 29, 2018

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Just Ancient Loops

Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Cello Octet performs Just Ancient Loops in a program with John Adams’ Shaker Loops and Steve Reich's Cello Counterpoint

November 24, 2018

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Just Ancient Loops

Singelkirk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Cello Octet premieres the new octet arrangement of Just Ancient Loops in a program with John Adam’s Shaker Loops and Steve Reich’s Cello Counterpoint.

November 16, 2018

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Revelation

Conservatorio Antonio Scontrino di Trapani, Trapani, Italy

Pianist Ippolito Parrinello performs Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation

October 18, 2018

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Composer-in-Residence

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

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October 2-November 18, 2018

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Shastra Symposium

Shea Center for the Performing Arts, Recital Hall, Wayne, NJ

Michael Harrison plays an evening of music with Sandip Bhattacharjee

September 29, 2018

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EYE Amsterdam: Films for Cello

Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Maya Beiser performs music by Steve Reich, Michael Harrison, Michael Gordon, and David Lang, with films by Bill Morrison

September 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm

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Creative Music Intensive 

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

Michael Harrison & Sophia Vastek, directors

July 22-August 5, 2018

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Creative Music Intensive final concert

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

With Michael Harrison, Sophia Vastek, Payton MacDonald, Sam Torres and participants

August 3, 2018 at 8:00 pm

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Composer-in-Residence

Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

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June 1-14, 2018

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Composer-in-Residence

Marble House Project, Dorset, VT

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May 14-June 3, 2018

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To Be Continued

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24-Hour Live Streaming Concert

March 24, 2018 at 0:00-24:00 CET

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Mari Kimura, violin: New and Recent Works

Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Kimura performs new works by Michael Harrison, Mari Kimura, Chris Lortie, Hermeto Pascoal, + Jean-Claude Risset

March 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm

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Composer-in-Residence

La Napoule Art Foundation, Château de La Napoule, France

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February 27-March 27, 2018

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Creative Music Intensive final concert

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

With Michael Harrison, Sophia Vastek, Sam Torres and participants

February 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm

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Sophia Subbayya Vastek

Church of the Epiphany, Washington, D.C.

Sophia Subbayya Vastek performs raga-based works by Michael Harrison, as well as music by Reena Esmail, Asha Srinivasan, and John Cage

February 6, 2018 at 12:00 pm

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Creative Music Intensive with Michael Harrison

Arts, Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

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February 3-10, 2018

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2019

 

October 22, 2018

I-Park Open Studios

East Haddam, CT

Michael Harrison performance and screening of “Just Ancient Loops” collaboration with filmmaker Bill Morrison

INFO

September 27-October 23, 2017

Composer-in-Residence

I-Park Foundation, East Haddam, CT

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August 28-September 19, 2017

Artist-in-residence

Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY

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July 8-August 6, 2017
Constitution: Summer Workshop VI

Arts, Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY
Michael Harrison, visiting artist

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July 28, 2018

Cello Constellations

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

Michael Harrison, Clarice Jensen and Anirban Roy Chowdhury

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May 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Sophia Subbayya Vastek

An die Musik, Baltimore, MD

Sophia Subbayya Vastek’s “Histories” Album Release Show: Innova Recordings CD

Featuring raga-based music by Michael Harrison, John Cage and Donnacha Dennehy

Tickets and Info

May 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm 

Clarice Jensen: Premiere of Cello Constellations

The Kitchen, 512 W 19th St, New York, NY

Cellist Clarice Jensen and artist Jonathan Turner present three world-premieres of multi-media works: Michael Harrison's Cello Constellations for multi-track cello and sine tones, a work Jensen has written for herself, as well as a piece she conceived of with Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Experience Michael Harrison's sine tone audio installation beginning at 6:30pm

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May 7, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Sophia Subbayya Vastek

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Middleburg, VA

Sophia Subbayya Vastek performs raga-based works by Michael Harrison as well as music by Reena Esmail, John Cage and Michael Vincent Waller 

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May 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Sophia Subbayya Vastek

National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY
Pianist Sophia Subbayya Vastek’s “Histories” Album Release Show: Innova Recordings CD. 
Raga-based works by Michael Harrison as well as music by John Cage 

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April 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Just Ancient Loops

MIT’s Center for Arts, Science & Technology, Cambridge, MA

Cellist Maya Beiser performs Harrison’s Just Ancient Loops with film by Bill Morrison

 

February 21, 2017

Michael Harrison and Michael Vincent Waller: New music for just intonation piano and tabla

Carnegie Hill Concerts

The Church of Advent Hope, New York, NY

Featuring: Michael Harrison, Sophia Vastek, Nitin Mitta, Payton MacDonald

2017

 

2016

Harmonic Sky

October 22, 4:00-8:00 pm

October 29, 4:00-8:00 pm

November 5, 4:00-8:00 pm

November 12, 4:00-8:00 pm

November 19, 4:00-8:00 pm

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

Collaborative installation by conceptual artist Megan Mosholder & Michael Harrison

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October 21, 2016, 7:30 pm

Radians Phase II

Great Music at St. Bart’s, New York, NY

Third Sound previews the program it is taking to the Havana Contemporary Music Festival in November, including Harrison’s Radians Phase II

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October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Harmonic Sky Opening Reception

Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

Conceptual artist Megan Mosholder & Michael Harrison present their collaborative installation

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September 30, 2016

Shastra Symposium

William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

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July 23-August 7, 2016

Music Workshop

Arts, Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

An interdisciplinary workshop for performers and composers directed by Michael Harrison

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June 9, 2016

Harmonic Constellations (world premiere), Mari Kimura

National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

 

May 21, 2016, 3:00 pm

Queens New Music Festival

Big Secret Theatre, Long Island City, Queens, NY

Sophia Vastek & Michael Harrison: Harrison, Glass, Dennehy

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May 3, 2016

Radians Phase II (New York premiere), Third Sound

New York, NY

March 31 and April 1, 2016

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

Park Avenue Armory, New York City, NY

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March 23, 2016

Chorale from Just Ancient Loops, String Orchestra of Brooklyn

Roulette, Brooklyn, NY

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January 31, 2016

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

 

January 27, 2016

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

Western Washington University PAC, Bellingham, WA

January 25 and January 26, 2016

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

Music on Main, Vancouver, BC

 

December 19, 2015

Jaunpuri, Kaiyin Huang piano and ensemble

Taipei Da-an Park, Taipei, Taiwan

December 18, 2015

Jaunpuri, Kaiyin Huang piano and ensemble

Tainan Cultural Center, Taipei, Taiwan

 

December 9, 2015, 8:00 pm

Galapagos In C, a new production directed by David Gersten and Michael Harrison

RISD Museum, Providence, RI

 

December 5, 2015

Jaunpuri, Kaiyin Huang piano and ensemble

Auditorium of Music, Taipei, Taiwan

December 4, 2015

Jaunpuri, Kaiyin Huang piano and ensemble

Zhongshan Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

 

November 29, 2015

Just Ancient Loops (film screening)

Louvre Museum, Paris, France

November 17, 2015, 8:30 pm

Radians Phase II (premiere)

Havana Contemporary Music Festival

Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís, Havana, Cuba

With Third Sound, a New York City-based ensemble. Presented by the American Composers Forum

 

October 25, 2015

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

Princeton University, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ

October 21, 2015

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

Wheaton College, Norton, MA

 

October 19, 2015

Just Constellations, Roomful of Teeth

Mt Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

 

October 17, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

 

October 16, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn, NY

 

October 15, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn, NY

October 14, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn, NY

 

October 2, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Society for the Performing Arts, Houston, TX

 

August 28, 2015

Just Constellations (premiere), Roomful of Teeth

MASS MoCA, Hunter Performing Arts Center, North Adams, MA

 

June 12, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Ojai Music Festival, Ojai, CA

 

April 26, 2015

Jaunpuri

Shastra Festival, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY

Mashkoor Ali Khan, vocals; Nitin Mitta, tabla; Michael Harrison, tamboura

 

April 13, 2015

Jaunpuri

Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall, New York, NY

Mashkoor Ali Khan, vocals; Nitin Mitta, tabla; Michael Harrison, tamboura

 

April 9, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 

March 20, 2015

Orchestral Modules (premiere)

Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

MSM Composer’s Orchestra, Ben Grow, conductor

 

March 14, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Kresge Auditorium, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

 

March 6 and 7, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX

 

February 27, 2015

Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation, Michael Harrison, piano

The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

February 16, 2015

Radians Phase (premiere), Tactus

Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

January 22, 2015

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Aztec Theatre, San Antonio, TX

2015

 

2014

November 8, 2014

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Washington Performing Arts, Washington, DC

 

October 23, 2014

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

 

October 9, 2014

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Veletrzni Palac, Prague, Czech Republic

 

September 15, 2014

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Portland State University, Portland, OR

 

September 13, 2014

Just Ancient Loops, Maya Beiser, cello

Logan Creative, Santa Ana, CA

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