Ecstatic Music: Living Music Live with Nadia Sirota

Thursday | May 14 2020 | 9 pm


This event was livestreamed on Facebook by Kaufman Music Center and Living Music with Nadia Sirota on May 14, 2020.

Kaufman Music Center is thrilled to partner with Nadia Sirota’s Living Music: Pirate Radio Edition, a quarantine variety show that brings performances, conversation and community directly from socially-distanced artists to viewers at home. Originally scheduled as the final event in this season’s Ecstatic Music series at Merkin Hall, this concert, along with the rest of the Living Music season, has been re-imagined for the web, bringing together a dynamic group of acclaimed musicians online.

The guests include Grammy-nominated flutist, composer, and vocalist Nathalie Joachim; renowned composer and Co-Director of New Amsterdam Records Judd Greenstein; Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Emily King, and virtuosic contemporary classical ensemble yMusic. The episode also features Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Kate Sheeran and musicians from Kaufman’s Special Music School High School – a NYC public school that teaches music as a core subject.


Transformations by Nathalie Joachim and Special Music School 10th graders, performed by Nathalie Joachim

New piece by Judd Greenstein, performed by Paul Wiancko and Ayane Kozasa

Together Not Together — WORLD PREMIERE by Judd Greenstein, written for yMusic

Oduwa, Drift, and Give me a Ladder, by Emily King and yMusic
Performed by Emily King with yMusic


This concert is generously underwritten by the Assurant Foundation.

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