Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Inside the Bird Chorus

David Rothenberg’s Inside the Bird Chorus Celebrate the sounds of NYC’s avian life with Make Music New York’s encore presentation of Inside the Bird Chorus, a hypnotic program conceived by composer/clarinetist David Rothenberg as a dialogue between improvising musicians and native bird species as found in parkland settings throughout the five boroughs. Concerts take place either at dawn or dusk, the prime bird calling hours, and Rothenberg himself will perform at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Brooklyn Botanic Garden at 5:30am Enter at the Visitor Center, 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn Featuring composer David Rothenberg on clarinet and Derek Gripper on guitar.   Central Park, Cherry Hill at 5:30am Enter at 72nd St from the East or West side and walk to mid-park Featuring Jordan McLean on trumpet.   Fresh Kills Park at 7:00pm Meet at 6:15pm the Schmul Park Playground, Wild Avenue, Staten Island Featuring Volker Goetz on trumpet. registration via Eventbrite is required:   Jamaica Bay Wildlife Preserve at 9:00am Meet by the Visitor’s Center in the South Garden, Queens Featuring Dave Kadden on oboe.   Wave Hill at 9:00am 649 W 249th St, Bronx Featuring Michael Pestel on woodwinds. ]Also of note for bird lovers Crotona Park at 7:00pm The Amphitheater off Claremont Pkwy Bobby Sanabria & Project X featuring Jeff Lederer Performing jazz inspired by birdsongs; presented in partnership with Bronx Musical Heritage Center.