Thursday, August 11, 2011

New Music Circle announces
2011-12 season schedule

New Music Circle has announced their 2011-12 season schedule, confirming preview information released earlier this summer and covered by StLJN here.

To reiterate the bottom line of that post, "it looks to a very impressive season, balancing improvised music and free jazz, intermedia performances, and contemporary composed music," and now all the particulars have been finalized.

Here's the official list of artists, dates and performance venues:

Saturday, September 17: Joe McPhee (pictured) and Survival Unit III w/guest DJ Joshua Weinstein at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand

Friday, October 14: Matthew Shipp Trio at 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave.

Friday, October 28: James Mobberley and Paul Rudy at the Kranzberg Arts Center

Saturday, November 12: Keith Fullerton-Whitman w/guest DJ Joe Raglani at White Flag Projects, 4568 Manchester Ave.

Saturday, December 3: Tony Conrad at White Flag Projects

Saturday, January 28: Chris Corsano with Darin Gray and Dave Stone w/guest DJ Jeremy Kannapell at the Kranzberg Arts Center

Friday, March 2: John Hollenbeck's Claudia Quintet at 560 Music Center

Saturday, April 7: Frank Stemper & The Altgeld Chamber Players at the Kranzberg Arts Center

Saturday, April 14: Craig Hultgren Luna Nova (3) at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust St.

Friday, May 11: New Music Circle Showcase with Olivia Block, Joe Raglani, Kevin Harris, Jeremy Kannapell, Pat Boland and DJ Josh Levi at William A. Kerr Foundation, 21 O’Fallon St.

Single tickets to NMC concerts are sold at the door and are $15 for regular admission, $7 for students/artists with a valid ID, with occasional exceptions for some acts.

In lieu of a traditional subscription plan, NMC sells memberships at three levels: Benefactor Membership, which includes 15 tickets, for $110; Regular Membership, with 10 tickets, for $80; and Student/Artist Membership with 10 tickets for $40. Members/subscribers can use their allotment of tickets in any combination for any concert(s) they choose. For more informaiton on purchasing a membership, see NMC's website.

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