2015 Queens New Music Festival Line Up

The fourth annual Queens New Music Festival will take place from May 13‐17, 2015; the kick-off concert on May 13th will be held at the Church-in-the-Gardens (50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills, Queens) and the remaining festival performances will be held at The Secret Theatre Main Stage (44‐02 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens). The 
mission 
of 
the
 festival 
is 
to
 promote 
new
 music 
in
 Queens 
by
 focusing
 on
 the
 wealth 
of 
composers, musicians,
and
 ensembles
 living 
and working 
in
 Queens,
 as
 well
 as 
highlighting
 artists
 from 
other
 parts
 of
 New
 York 
City and
 the 
country.

All-access festival passes are $60; Saturday or Sunday one-day passes are $30; single tickets for individual performances are $20, except for the Church-in-the-Gardens kick-off concert, where tickets will be sold in advanced for $25. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1456794.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 @ 7:30pm*

Musica Reginae: Face the Music with The Kronos Quartet: Road Trip

Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 8pm

Lost Dog New Music Ensemble: John Luther Adams Portrait Concert

Friday, May 15, 2015 @ 8pm

Random Access Music & Iktus Percussion: Realms of Darkness and Light

Saturday, May 16, 2015

3pm Eco-Music Big Band: Resistance/Tradition
5pm Giacomo Baldelli & OOOPStudio: NIDRA
8pm Percussia: Twang & Bang: Music for Harps and Lots of Percussion

Sunday, May 17, 2015

3pm Ensemble 365Eastern Currents: Contemporary Music of Asia
5pm ISSA Sonus ensemble: DVIRAAG 

Index. Tables. an interactive visual and sound installation by Fan Letters occurs throughout the festival at the Secret Theatre, May 14-17.

Purchase tickets

* The kick-off concert will be held at the Church-in-the-Gardens, Forest Hills, Queens. All other concerts will be held at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, Queens. 

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The fourth annual Queens New Music Festival will take place from May 13‐17, 2015; the kick-off concert on May 13th will be held at the Church-in-the-Gardens (50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills, Queens) and the remaining festival performances will be held at The Secret Theatre Main Stage (44‐02 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens). The 
mission 
of 
the
 festival 
is 
to
 promote 
new
 music 
in
 Queens 
by
 focusing
 on
 the
 wealth 
of 
composers, …

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Giacomo Baldelli with OOOPStudio Nidra Saturday, May 16, 2015, 5:00pm Big Secret Theatre, Long Island City, Queens Nidra, a 60-minute performance for electric guitar and video, is a multi-sensory meditation on the dichotomies of internal and external, the subconscious and conscious, dreams and reality. Purchase tickets here     Music to be heard on this afternoon: New …

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