It’s Philip Glass’s birthday! We want to, again, wish Mr. Glass a happy birthday. We’re were lucky enough to get to throw a birthday for him on Sunday in conjunction with Orange Mountain Music…, Kronos Quartet, Bruce Brubaker, Tim Fain, Ensemble Signal, Zach Glass, and many others. You can read a little more about
On May 20th we’re presenting a night of work by a group called Silencio who will be performing musical works of David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti with film accompaniment. The below video is a quick clip of them performing in Pittsburgh. Tickets are going quickly for this one.
It’s not every day that LPR gets to welcome a young talent like violinist Ray Chen. The BBC, talking about his debut album Virtuoso…, said “It’s violin playing of the highest order. It’s not just Ray Chen’s superb technique, but his sense of pacing in the music that is so striking: there’s always time
It’s about down to the last 24 hours of the Kronos Quartet’s Kickstarter project to fund their fifth “Under 30″ project, where they perform the work of a young composer (who has been alive less time than the Kronos has been a quartet).
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“I discovered the works of Philip Glass far later in life than I’d like to admit, especially considering the years I spent listening almost entirely to whatever ambient and post-rock music I could find through the usual college radio outlets. It was really working at LPR that exposed me to his work, and with that
That’s right kids. you can win two tickets to Philip Glass’s 75th Birthday Celebration at LPR with Ira Glass, Kronos Quartet, Bruce Brubaker, and tons of others. (full lineup and more info here…)
How can you win, you ask? Simple. Tell us why you deserve a pair of tickets. You can do this
“I can’t tell you how many of the comedians that I follow closely I first saw at a John & Molly Get Along. People like Sean Patton, Ted Alexandro, Christian Finnegan, Hannibal Buress, Jared Logan… They always have a couple of great comics you know, and couple of even better ones that you’ve never heard
Are you looking to gain experience, broaden your horizon exponentially, see awesome music (fo’ free!), meet new people, etc etc? Well do we have the opportunity for you! (le) poisson rouge is currently seeking marketing interns for the winter/spring/ or summer semesters.
(Le) Poisson Rouge is an 1100-capacity music venue and multimedia art cabaret
Check out these awesome photos from an unlikely, yet awesome collaboration between Andrew W.K. & the Calder Quartet that happened last Sunday @ (le) poisson rouge…Photos by Adam Siegel
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“My January nod would have to go to The Julliard String Quartet. For 60+ years The Julliard String Quartet has represented the epitome of string quartet playing and have become the gold standard for much of the Classical, Romantic and 20th Century canon. Their interpretations of the complete Bartok and late Beethoven Quartets are particularly
Many friends of LPR are joining in Joel Harrison’s Alternative Guitar Summit, which is being held at the Rockwood Music Hall… this coming weekend. The show is going to feature guitar luminaries like Nels Cline, who is doing a set with Thurston Moore (Cline has sets both Friday and Sunday), Mary Halvorson playing with Vic
…We’re very excited to be streaming this show tonight. Huang Ruo’s newest opera “Dr. Sun Yat-sen” was set to debut in China in late 2011, and was shut down by government officials for unknown reasons. It has since been performed in Hong Kong and elsewhere to rave reviews. Tonight we present arias and excerpts from