Previous Seasons

2016-17

5 July - (le) poisson rouge, New York, NY
     Either/OR with Aki Takahashi. Music by John Cage with a world premiere of Cheap Imitation, as a trio arranged by Morton Feldman  

13 October - Symphony House, New York, NY
     Exploring the Metropolis Festival - Either/OR performs Richard Carrick's La scène miniature and Moroccan Flow

2 February - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Either/OR performs the US premiere of Beat Furrer's intorno al biano along with Furrer's linea dell'orizzonte, Ira - Arca, and spur

18 February - Library of Congress, Washington DC
     Either/OR performs in the Library of Congress with music by Anthony Braxton, Richard Carrick, Beat Furrer, György Ligeti, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir

22 March - Svensk Musikvår Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
     Music of Klas Torstensson - World premieres of Sönerna, No slash, and Elliott loves bebop

23 October - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Music of Klas Torstensson - US premieres of Sönerna, No slash, and Elliott loves bebop

2015-16

23 October - National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY
     World premiere of Keeril Makan's Persona

24 October - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Night two of Keeril Makan's Persona

1 March - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Festival of Romanian Spectral Music - Music of Ana-Maria Avram, Béla Bartók, Iancu Dumitrescu, and George Enescu. World premieres of Ana-Maria Avram's new electronic work and Iancu Dumitrescu's Gnosis I & II. US premiere of Ana-Maria Avram's Chiraroscuro and the US premier of Bzantine Musics for soloist and spectral drone ensemble, arranged by Iancu Dumitrescu

3 March - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Festival of Romanian Spectral Music - Composer spotlight: Ana-Maria Avram. World premieres of Axis V for strings, Nouvel arché for voice and computer, and Voices and winds of the desert  

5 March - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Festival of Romanian Spectral Music - Composer spotlight: Iancu Dumitrescu. World premieres of Black Holes' Collision, Hyperspectres IV, Galaxy V, Pierres sacrées II (New York version), and Unstabel Molecules. US premiere of Cosmic Pulse II

26 April - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Either/OR performs György Ligeti 

5 May - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
     Either/OR performs Persona by Keeril Makan

2014-15

11 October - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Pop-Ups! - Feldman, Lucier, Radulescu

5 December - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
    Keeril Makan Composer Portrait, with 2 world premieres written for Either/Or

27 February, Meng Hall, CSUF, Fullerton, CA
     Either/OR with Elliott Sharp

28 February, Meng Hall, CSUF, Fullerton, CA
     Either/OR with Laurie Rubin and Elliott Sharp

1 March, Meng Hall, CSUF, Fullerton, CA
     Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston

9 March, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
     Either/OR with Nic Collins

25 March, CUNY Grad Center, NYC
     Either/OR plays CUNY Graduate Composers

26 April, The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
     Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston

10 June, University Settlement, New York, NY
     Either/OR 11th Annual Spring Festival with Anthony Coleman and Gio Janiashvili

13 June, University Settlement, New York, NY
     Either/OR 11th Annual Spring Festival. music of Morton Feldman and Horatiu Radulescu

2013-14

12 September - Spectrum, New York, NY  
      Either/Or Duo with Elliott Sharp.

4 October - Slee Hall, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
      Either/Or Quartet with Ensemble SON.  World Premieres from Richard Carrick, Keeril Makan, Ivo Nilsson, Zeena Parkins, and Lisa Streich.

5 October - Music on the Edge, University of Pittsburgh, PA
      Either/Or Quartet with Ensemble SON.

9 October - Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
      Either/Or Quartet with Ensemble SON.

17 October - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
      CAGE100 Party Pieces.  125 World Premieres in partnership with Forum zeitgenössicher Musik Leipzig.
      Either/Or Large Ensemble.

25 October - Palladium, Malmö, Sweden
      Connect Festival: Either/Or Quartet with Ensemble SON.

27 October - Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden
      Either/Or Quartet with Ensemble SON.

15 November - Community Church, New York, NY
      AACM Presents Either/Or, George Lewis, and DiscopoetKhari B.  Music of George Lewis.

4 December - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
      Composer Portraits with Anna Thorvaldsdottir.  into-second self, [one], ró, tactility, hrim...

13 February - MIT Library, Cambridge, MA
      Alvin Lucier Portrait Concert

15 February - MIT Chapel, Cambridge, MA
      Alvin Lucier Portrait Concert

5 April - Killian Hall, Cambridge, MA
      Keeril Makan - Letting Time Circle Through Us (world premiere)

12 April - DiMenna Center, New York, NY
      Columbia Composers presents Either/Or Large Ensemble.  6 world premieres

17 May - Killian Hall, Cambridge, MA
      Either/Or Quartet.  5 world premieres from MIT student composers.

26 June - Whitebox Art Center, New York, NY
      Either/Or 9th Annual Spring Festival:  theatrical music of Druckman, Kagel, Stockhausen, and others

27 June - Whitebox Art Center, New York, NY
      Either/Or 9th Annual Spring Festival:  Richard Carrick - Stone Guitars CD release

29 June - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
      10th Anniversary Celebration:  Either/Or Trio plays Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston
  

2012-13

14 November - Spectrum, New York, NY
      Either/Or with Erik Griswold and Philip Gayle.  Music of Feldman, Gayle, Griswold.

16 January - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
     Extended Lullabies:  Either/Or Quartet @ Beyond Silence, John Cage Festival.

4 February - Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY
     A Contemporary Evening for Ralph Kaminsky:  Either/Or Large Ensemble plays Scelsi. 

12 February - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
    Either/Or with Tony Arnold:  Pop-Ups! Contemporary Cimbalom.  Music of Kurtág and Rose. 

4 April - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Composer Portraits with Rebecca Saunders.  vermilion, dichroic seventeen, murmurs... 

3 May - Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
     Steve Reich's Four Organs, E/O all-analog version...

15 May - Private Residence, New York, NY
     Miller Theatre 25th Anniversary Launch Gala.  Cimbalom Recital with David Shively. 

30 & 31 May - The Kitchen, New York, NY
     E/O 8th Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from Anthony Coleman, Jin Hi Kim, Miya Masaoka, John Zorn and music of Richard Carrick, Erik Griswold, Thomas Meadowcroft, Ian Power, François Rose, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir. 

 

2011-12

9 September - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
     CD Release Concert: Keeril Makan - Target (Starkland).  Music of Carrick, Makan, and Thomalla. 

12 October - Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
     CD Release Concert: Richard Carrick - The Flow Cycle (New World). 

17 October - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     E/O @ SONiC Festival, with Marie Bernard and Estelle Lemire, ondes Martenots
     Music of Carrick, Cendo, Gee, Makan, and Thomalla.  US premiere of Jonny Greenwood's smear. 

28 January - Park Avenue Church, New York, NY
     Horatiu Radulescu Portrait Concert

20 March - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     World Leaders' Forum:  Keynote Address by Karin Rehnqvist with Either/Or

22 March - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Composer Portraits with Karin Rehnqvist.  Either/Or with guests Ulrika Bodén and Lena Willemark...

26 & 27 April - The Kitchen, New York, NY
     E/O 7th Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from George Lewis and Elliott Sharp and music of Cage/Neuhaus, Anthony Coleman, Morton Feldman, Gérard Grisey, Rebecca Saunders, Hans Thomalla, and John Zorn. 

17 May - Deutsche Konsulat, New York, NY
     Hans Thomalla Portrait Concert

23 June - Issue Project Room.  Brooklyn, NY
     Either/Or with Chris Mann - 'Public Works' world premiere

2010-11

22 November - The Tank, New York, NY
     Pairings:  David Brynjar Franzson & Helmut Lachenmann

20 January - Conrad Prebys Hall, San Diego, CA
     E/O Duo @ Sonic Diasporas Festival.  Music for 2 guitars by Richard Carrick.

7 March - Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
     György Kurtág Portrait Concert.  Either/Or with Tony Arnold

17 March - Institute for Contemporary Arts, Boston, MA
     Keeril Makan Portrait Concert

15 April - Miller Theatre, New York, NY
     Composer Portraits with Chaya Czernowin

2 & 3 June - The Kitchen, New York, NY
     E/O 6th Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from Andrew Byrne and Richard Carrick and music of Robert Ashley, Raphaël Cendo, Erin Gee, George Lewis, Luigi Nono, Horatiu Radulescu, Steve Reich, and Giacinto Scelsi

10 June - The Stone, New York, NY
     Music of Richard Carrick and Horatiu Radulescu

11 June - Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
     Crippled Symmetry:  Either/Or Trio @ The American Sublime, Morton Feldman Festival

2009-10

20 November - Gramercy Theatre, New York, NY
     E/O @ Performa'09 - Rhys Chatham's Two Gongs 

24 November - The Stone, New York, NY
     Chamber music of Boccadoro, Cardew, Lang, Saariaho.  Cimbalom music of György Kurtág

25 February - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     Composer's Atelier: Chaya Czernowin in conversation with the E/O Directors

26 February - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     Chaya Czernowin Portrait Concert

26 & 27 March - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     E/O 5th Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from Trevor Baca, Eve Beglarian, Erik Griswold, and Martin Iddon and music of Richard Barrett, Alex Hills, György Kurtág, Klaus Lang, Karin Rehnqvist, and Rebecca Saunders.

2 April - Roulette: Location One, New York, NY
     Richard Carrick's Flow Cycle for String Trio, first complete performance. 

2008-9

24 October - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
     Early Minimalism: E/O plays Chatham, Glass, Reich

26 March - Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY
     Music of Richard Carrick, Chaya Czernowin, Elizabeth Hoffman, and Helmut Lachenmann

2 April - Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
     Paths Forgotten:  E/O with choreographer Luca Veggetti.  Music of Paolo Aralla

7 April - Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
     First Performances:  New works by NYU graduate composers

23 May - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     E/O 4th Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from Andrew Byrne, Richard Carrick, and David Brynjar Franzson and music of Helmut Lachenmann, John Luther Adams, and Hans Thomalla. 

19 June - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
     Why Patterns?  Either/Or Trio plays Feldman

2007-8

14 September - The Kitchen (galleries), New York, NY
     music of Robert Ashley, Earle Brown, Cornelius Cardew, Morton Feldman, and Christian Wolff.
     part of the exhibition Between Thought and Sound:  Graphic Notation in Contemporary Music.

9 November - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     Electric Duos: music of Richard Carrick, John Luther Adams, Thomas Meadowcroft, and Luigi Nono.

20 February - Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
     Music of Peter Ablinger, Richard Carrick, Karlheinz Essl, Beat Furrer, Georg Friedrich Haas, and Alexander Stankovski.

10-13 March - Goethe-Institut, New York, NY
     E/O 3rd Annual Spring Festival with Helmut Lachenmann
     ...wo ich noch nie war: der Komponist Helmut Lachenmann  (US Premiere film screening)
     Composer's Atelier: Helmut Lachenmann in conversation with the E/O Directors
     Helmut Lachenmann Portrait Concert

26 March - The Stone, New York, NY
     Solos with Electronics:  Music of David Galbraith, Keeril Makan, and Luigi Nono.

4 April - Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn, NY
     E/O @ MATA Festival.  World Premieres from Andrew Byrne, Richard Carrick, and Sean Griffin

2006-7

31 October - Encinitas Community Center, Encinitas, CA
     E/O Solo: Music of Cage, Carrick, Cunha, Davies, and Picker

1 November - Encinitas Community Center, Encinitas, CA
     E/O Duo: Music of Carrick, Carter, Furrer, and Sharp

6 & 7 April - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     E/O 2nd Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from Andrew Byrne, Richard Carrick, Nick Didkovsky, and Mauricio Rodriguez and music of Christopher Fox, Beat Furrer, Michael Gordon, Helmut Lachenmann, Massimo Lauricella, Keeril Makan, and Iannis Xenakis. 

2005-6

6 & 7 April - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     E/O 1st Annual Spring Festival.  World Premieres from Richard Carrick and Daniel Felsenfeld and music of Morton Feldman, György Kurtág, Elliott Sharp, and John Zorn.

2004/2005

1 April 2005- Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     Music of Harrison Birtwistle, Morton Feldman, György Ligeti, and Steve Voigt. 

25 March 2004 - Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY
     Music of John Cage, Richard Carrick, Josh Levine, Howard Skempton, and Alexander Stankovski.