Classical Music is Dead*

See you on Tumblr!

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 04/17/2012

We’ve had a Tumblr for a while but only recently started using it more regularly…and it turns out that it is a better fit for our blogging needs. So check out our blog here from now on. See you!

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Classical Music is Dead bag by Eri Wakiyama

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 10/10/2011

Like what you see? You can get it here!

Branching Out: the Struggles and Successes of a Classical Composer

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 03/02/2011
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Jay talks about struggling and making it as a composer. He just received the prestigious Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, so we hope that gave him more reassurance!

Hear Jay’s ‘Things My Father Never Told Me’ at Amped/Electrified on March 10 at Issue Project Room, an installment of MATA’s Interval Series. Tickets here.

VOTE!

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 11/02/2010

This weekend taught us not only to be sane, but to give a damn! Don’t forget to vote everybody!

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This Week

Posted in concert, Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 05/26/2010


…has a lot going on! It’s been a busy week so far…last night we hit a couple parties with our friend Charles at NYLON, including the Mulberry Glastonbury Book Party at Milk Studios, where we were able to catch a great performance by Kelis. What we’re really excited about, though, are:

-the Keys to the Future Festival at LPR
SIGNAL at Merkin Hall
-the New York Premiere of Ligeti’s le Grand Macabre at Avery Fisher!

So now that you know, throw on your chicest concert-going outfit (translation: something that’s NOT boring) and don’t miss out!

P.S. We’d love to hear your thoughts if you hit any of these…give us a shout on Twitter.

Mu-illiard?

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 05/14/2010

The shiny and new Juillard Bookstore reminds us of Muji with it’s clean, white aesthetic. The rounded shelves look like they could be found at CB2. Very cool, makes us want to buy piles of scores and books and CDs (we still need a little bit more convincing to buy a ton of Juilliard paraphernalia ;) …if they made a super chic iPod case or canvas bag, maybe…).

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TFF Filmmaker Party @ Apple Store SoHo

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 04/23/2010

Went with Bryan Senti+FOMP. Bryan did the music for Lucky Life, which we’re going to see after dinner tonight. Please check out the film!

No one looks good from this angle. What were you guys thinking

Sounds Pics

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 04/19/2010

Thanks to everyone who came out last Friday to our Sounds & Silhouettes Listening Party! Funds will go towards supporting our artists and creating more great concerts. This event would not have been possible without the generosity of the  following people: Val and Myn-Myn Schaffner of Nabi Gallery (where there is currently an must-see Kathy Buist exhibition up); Jay Wadley for providing our speakers; Ejay Jung, photographer; Marcus Sands and Santosh Sateesh for our drink mixers; our volunteer staff, Yoobin Whang, Steven Chen, Alexandra Woo, and Jenn Wang; composers William Brittelle, Brooks Frederickson, Trevor Gureckis, Ryan Manchester, Danielle Schwob, Victoire, and Jay Wadley; fashion designers Edward Lorenz and Eri Wakiyama; and last, but not least, our alcohol brigade, for making our open bar happen! Randolph Hall, Jason Jean, Justin Kantor, Melinda Lin, and Smitri Sateesh. Enjoy these!

Nicole Merritt, NCP Marketing & PR Director

Brooks Frederickson, right

Eri Wakiyama

Ryan Manchester

William Brittelle and Eric Lin, New Amsterdam Records

Justin Kantor, le Poisson Rouge

Jonathan Cohen, right

Glassworks NY Premiere (really) at LPR

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 04/13/2010

We, too, were surprised that this quintessential Philip Glass piece (for God’s sake, it’s called GLASSworks!), composed in 1981, was a NY premiere. Enjoy these photos of Signal (super tight, on-point ensemble with a really eclectic repertoire) with Michael Riesman (=teddy bear, as demonstrated by the sensitivity with which he played the Glassworks opening), taken with a Droid Eris Smartphone.

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form/FIGURE sold out

Posted in Uncategorized by The Nouveau Classical Project on 02/19/2010

Tonight’s show is completely sold out, we can’t wait! Unable to make it? Well you can still show your support, secure a ticket to the next show, and score tons of other fabulous NCP stuff here: