Over at Consequence of Sound’s Rock It Out blog… LPR has been featured in their RiO! Backstage series highlighting great venues around the country. We’re glad to be featured alongside some other really amazing venues. They did a great job capturing what LPR is about. Take a look:
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Last month The Soundtrack Series hosted Ken Calliat, producer of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours. As always, Bridget O’Neill was on hand interviewing storytellers and folks in the audience for their Off the Record series and she got an interview with Calliat that you can see below.
Make sure you catch The Soundtrack Series all summer…
Tonight at 10pm NPR Music, Q2, LPR, and The Metropolitan Opera present a live stream of An Evening with Nico Muhly: “Two Boys” and other works…. Muhly will be on-stage performing works from his Metropolitan Opera commissioned opera “Two Boys” as well as other selected favorites with singers Paul Appleby and Jennifer Zetlan, violist
NPR Music has shared the complete concert video of Ólafur Arnalds performing live at LPR with Ensemble LPR on April 18th. They performed much of Arnalds’ newest album For Now I Am Winter… with guest vocalist Arnor Dan, who also appears on the album. Watch the complete set below.
Also, don’t forget that
Thanks to Q2 Music… we have an archived version of the Monday, April 30th concert celebrating composer John Corigliano’s 75th birthday. John Schaefer hosts an evening of Mr. Corigliano’s music performed by Matt Haimovitz, cello; Stephen Gosling, piano; Blair McMillen, piano; Lara St. John, violin; Ursula Oppens, piano; and many others.
The much-celebrated composer
Yeah, Iggy Pop & the Stooges played LPR this past Sunday. It’s impossible to really communicate how excited we were about this one. NPR Music and WNYC’s The Soundcheck broadcast the show live online as Iggy & crew played a few tunes off their upcoming album Ready to Die… and a ton of old favorites.
Kevin Mayner of WWFM’s Wolf Notes… interviewed Molly Morkoski and cohorts before a performance at Le Poisson Rouge that featured an abnormal quartet featuring Morkoski on piano, Harumi Rhodes on violin, Caroline Stinson on cello, and visual artist Makoto Fujimura.
The performers here discuss the following program:
Ravel: Sonata Posthume pour violin et
Colin Stetson is a unique talent who has cultivated a sound that is all his own. Having played with Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, David Byrne, Bon Iver and many others, the Montreal-based saxophonist has made the rounds and on May 8th he’ll be playing a solo set in celebration of his new album at LPR…
When Wagner died, Verdi wrote: “Sad, sad, sad! … a name that will leave a most powerful impression on the history of art.” Pianist, author, Juilliard professor, and host of The Piano Matters David Dubal will be at LPR on April 21st… discussing Wagner and Verdi in their 200th anniversary year. Dubal will also perform
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…I cherish the moments when I am made to experience the music I love from a completely different perspective, whether that’s listening to Max Richter’s Vivaldi Recomposed or pairing a classical ensemble with an artist working in a different genre for live events at LPR.
Fashion and classical music, seeming so incongruous, do this
Josh Ritter recently performed at LPR for a live broadcast with NPR Music and WFUV. Ritter performed music from his latest album, The Beast in Its Tracks…. Now, due to the unfatigable magic of the internet, NPR Music and WFUV have made the entire concert available for you to watch at your leisure.
On March 26th we welcomed composer John Adams for a return visit to LPR, where the Attacca Quartet presented Mr. Adams’ string quartets in celebration of their recent recording Fellow Traveler – The Complete String Quartet Works of John Adams…. They performed works from his 2008 String Quartet to his 1994 piece John’s Book
Le Poisson Rouge celebrates its fifth anniversary June 7-15 with LPR X 5, a series of specially curated concerts that exemplify the venue’s commitment to diverse musical programming. Dubbed “the coolest place to hear contemporary music” by The New York Times, LPR has grown and evolved over the last five years, while staying true
Ducktails had their album release show for Flower Lane at LPR on January 23rd and Pitchfork… streamed the show live. If you missed that you can still catch the show via Pitchfork’s YouTube channel. Below are a few single song selections and at the bottom of this post you can watch the complete show in
Matthew Dear has played LPR a few times. He sat down to talk about performing at LPR, his music, and his creative process for the Live at LPR video series….
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Le Poisson Rouge welcomes its newest party, THUNDER, featuring Herbert Holler (The Freedom Party), Iván Rodriguez (Nasty Mondays), Brett Tabisel (Macaulay Culkin’s iPod), and Alcorn Minor (Bounce) to the line-up at LPR. The party contains it’s own folklore that is almost too crazy to believe. Take a read below:
THUNDER… is legend. The party