Salvatore Sciarrino – Introduzione all’oscuro per 12 strumenti (1981)
Performed on April 5, 2017, at 7:00 PM @ Italian Academy, Columbia University


  • We extend our gratitude to all who submitted to our festival, and for everyone’s patience. We received 1604 submissions from around the world for our open call for pieces and presentations. Reviewing over 1600 submissions was complex. Our decision-making process involved consideration of funding, scheduling, resource availability, and our objectives as an organization. With limited…


June 18-22, 2024

Join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of our New Music Festival in New York City! We are thrilled to present dozens of works selected from a vast pool of submissions from around the world. Each concert will feature introductions of the composers in person. All concerts offer free admission, made possible by the generous support of individuals like you and organizations such as the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, Pro Helvetia, Brooklyn College-CUNY, New York University, and others.


  • Dec 8, 2024 (Sun), 8P / PORTRAIT / Louis Karchin
    Dec 8, 2024 (Sun), 8P / PORTRAIT / Louis Karchin

    In 2018, Louis Karchin composed “As the Circle Opens to Infinity…” for us, and we had the privilege to premiere the work. Later that summer, we had another opportunity to perform it again in June at Buffalo at the University of Buffalo. Since COVID-19, we stopped most of our regular concert series, including the PORTRAIT…