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Upcoming Events

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Shenandoah Residency: Coming Together / Attica

Glaize Theater, Shenandoah Conservatory MAP

Shenandoah Conservatory presents Newspeak and Rebecca Lazier's "Coming Together/Attica" as part of our residency at Shenandoah Conservatory.

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Shenandoah Residency: Coming Together / Attica

Glaize Theater, Shenandoah Conservatory MAP

Shenandoah Conservatory presents Newspeak and Rebecca Lazier's "Coming Together/Attica" as part of our residency at Shenandoah Conservatory.

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Shenandoah Residency: Mellissa Hughes in Concert

Brightbox Theater, 15 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA, United States MAP

Mellissa Hughes performs Jacob Cooper's "Silver Threads" as well as a music by David First and Newspeak's Caleb Burhans, presented as part of Newspeak's residency at Shenandoah Conservatory.

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Shenandoah Residency: Mellissa Hughes with EDGE Ensemble

Armstrong Concert Hall, Winchester VA MAP

Mellissa Hughes joins Shenandoah's EDGE Ensemble to perform music Alex Temple, Keeril Makan and Newspeak's David T. Little, presented as part of Newspeak's residency at Shenandoah Conservatory.

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Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera Festival, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at the Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera Festival, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at the Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera Festival, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at the Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera Festival, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at the Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera Festival, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at the Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera Festival, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at the Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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Dog Days

LA Opera, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at LA Opera.

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Dog Days

LA Opera, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at LA Opera.

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Dog Days

LA Opera, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at LA Opera.

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Dog Days

LA Opera, North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States\ MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at LA Opera.

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Dog Days

LA Opera, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States MAP

Newspeak performs David T. Little and Royce Vavrek's critically acclaimed opera at LA Opera.

Past Events

2014

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Coming Together / Attica

Patras International Festival, Greece MAP

Rebecca Lazier takes Coming Together / Attica on the road, using Newspeak's version of the Rzewski classic as her score.

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Coming Together / Attica - The Spaces of Confinement

La Casa dei Tre Oci - Venice, Italy MAP

The V-A-C Foundation presents an exhibit at La Casa dei Tre Oci exploring the architecture of prisons and the theory behind it, featuring a video installation of our collaboration with Rebecca Lazier.

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Soldier Songs at the Holland Festival

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam, The Netherlands MAP

Newspeak makes its international debut at the 2014 Holland Festival.

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Soldier Songs (Beth Morrison Projects Production)

ATLAS Theater, Washington, DC MAP

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Soldier Songs (Beth Morrison Projects Production)

ATLAS Theater, Washington, DC MAP

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Lainie Fefferman's HERE I AM @ Roulette

Roulette MAP

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in the indifferent brutality

Bucknell University MAP

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New Music Bake Sale #5!

Roulette 4-11 (Newspeak performs at 5) MAP

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OPERA America New Works Forum

OPERA America, NYC MAP

2013

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Newspeak at the ATLAS theater

Washington DC MAP

Premiering works by Ruby Fulton, Corey Dargel and Randall Woolf, alongside works by David T. Little and Frederic Rzewski. (Rescheduled after cancellation caused by Hurricane Sandy.)

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Coming Together / Attica

Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP

The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.

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Coming Together / Attica

Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP

The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.

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Coming Together / Attica

Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP

The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.

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Coming Together / Attica

Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP

The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.

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Coming Together / Attica

Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP

The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.

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Coming Together / Attica

Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP

The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.

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Jim Johnston, Eileen Mack and David T. Little appear as special guests of the ACES New Music Festival, New Haven

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Mellissa Hughes solo set at the New Music Bake Sale!

the New Music Bake Sale! MAP

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PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs

Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 MAP

PROTOYPE, a new festival presented by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, presents Soldier Songs as part of their inaugural festival. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by Christopher Burchett and Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs

Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 MAP

PROTOYPE, a new festival presented by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, presents Soldier Songs as part of their inaugural festival. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by Christopher Burchett and Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs

Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 MAP

PROTOYPE, a new festival presented by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, presents Soldier Songs as part of their inaugural festival. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by Christopher Burchett and Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs

Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 MAP

PROTOYPE, a new festival presented by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, presents Soldier Songs as part of their inaugural festival. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by Christopher Burchett and Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs

Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 MAP

PROTOYPE, a new festival presented by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, presents Soldier Songs as part of their inaugural festival. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by Christopher Burchett and Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs

Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 MAP

PROTOYPE, a new festival presented by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, presents Soldier Songs as part of their inaugural festival. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by Christopher Burchett and Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

2012

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Newspeak at the ATLAS Theater

Washington, DC MAP

Performing works by Caleb Burhans, David T. Little, Oscar Bettison, Frederic Rzewski and new works by Ruby Fulton and Corey Dargel.

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David T. Little's DOG DAYS (World Premiere)

Kasser Theater, Montclair NJ MAP

Libretto by Royce Vavrek Based on the story by Judy Budnitz Directed by Robert Woodruff Conducted by Alan Pierson http://www.peakperfs.org/performances/Dog_Days

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Newspeak on the Bang on a Can Marathon

Winter Garden at the World Financial Center MAP

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Princeton Composers Ensemble

Premiering a new large scale work by Lainie Fefferman, among others.

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New Music Bake Sale!

Roulette MAP

Newspeak performs music by Frederic Rzewski at the 3rd annual New Music Bake Sale.

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Eve Beglarian's River Project at Abrons Arts Center

performing with Eve Beglarian and Mary Rowell

2011

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The Rite of Summer Music Festival

Governor's Island, NYC MAP

Newspeak joins Blair MacMillan, Jed Distler and friends to kick off The Rite of Summer Music Festival with Terry Riley's infamous minimalist manifesto "In C." Two shows, at 1 and 3. (Rain date; July 3)

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International Festival of Arts and Ideas: Soldier Songs

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven CT MAP

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas presents Beth Morrison Projects' production of Soldier Songs. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by David Adam Moore, with members of Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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International Festival of Arts and Ideas: Soldier Songs

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven, CT MAP

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas presents Beth Morrison Projects' production of Soldier Songs. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by David Adam Moore, with members of Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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International Festival of Arts and Ideas: Soldier Songs

International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven CT MAP

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas presents Beth Morrison Projects' production of Soldier Songs. Directed by Yuval Sharon, and performed by David Adam Moore, with members of Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds.

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Ecstatic Music Festival

Merkin Concert Hall MAP

New Sounds Live: Newspeak & Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society with Vijay Iyer, Nicole Lizee and David T. Little. A special Presentation of New Sounds® Live with WNYC’s John Schaefer

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St. Elizabeth's College

St. Elizabeth's College, Morristown, NJ MAP

Newspeak performs tracks from its new record at St. Elizabeth's College, as well as a special preview of part one of Darcy James Argue's new work, The Sleep Room. A preconcert lecture by Pamela Stein will begin at 7:00 pm.

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Tune In Festival @ Park Avenue Armory

Park Avenue Armory, New York NY MAP

Newspeak joins eighth blackbird for a concert exploring the political in music, featuring music by Matt Marks, David T. Little, Stefan Weisman, Frederic Rzewski, Louis Andriessen, and more. (Pre-concert artist talk will begin at 6:00 pm, featuring Lisa Kaplan, Tim Munro and David T. Little, and moderated by Kristy Edmunds, Armory Consulting Artistic Director.)

2010

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CD Release Show! w/ Kayo Dot and more

Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY MAP

with Kayo Dot and special guests

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Newspeak CD Release Tour, with Kayo Dot

Secret Art Space, Bethlehem, PA MAP

Newspeak plays Secret Art Space in Bethlehem to support it's soon-to-be-released album 'sweet light crude', with Kayo Dot

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Newspeak CD Release Tour, with Kayo Dot

Baltimore, MD MAP

Newspeak plays Orion Studios in Baltimore to support it's soon-to-be-released album 'sweet light crude', with Kayo Dot

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New Music Bake Sale

Irondale Center, Brooklyn MAP

The Bake Sale is back!

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First Look: Three Christs

New York Theatre Workshop MAP

An invitation-only workshop of a new work in development with composer/performer Corey Dargel.

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Benefit for the Brooklyn Young Mother’s Collective

Private Residence MAP

Newspeak members Mellissa Hughes, Brian Snow, James Johnston, Eileen Mack and David T. Little perform chamber works to help raise awareness of (and funds for) this excellent service organization.

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Donor Event

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Residency at Princeton University

Newspeak offers premieres by composers in the Graduate composition program at Princeton University. Free event!

2009

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5th Anniversary Show @ Public Assembly

Public Assembly, Williamsburg MAP

Newspeak celebrates its fifth anniversary season by returning to the site of one of its earliest shows: the old Galapagos, now Public Assembly. Also on the bill will be Andrew McKenna Lee, and more.

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Newspeak @ The Stone

The Stone MAP

Newpeak kicks of its fall season with a bunch of premieres, and some works from their ever-growing repertoire. Be there!

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Wordless Music with the Fiery Furnaces

(Le) Poisson Rouge MAP

Newspeak shares a bill with our friends The Fiery Furnaces, including the premiere of a new work written for us by Furnaces front-man Matt Friedberger, entitled "U.S. Cold Storage Pleads Its Case To The NLRB."

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Bang on a Can Benefit After-Party

(Le) Poisson Rouge MAP

Newspeak, with special guest Todd Reynolds, performs alongside our friends NOW Ensemble, So Percussion, and Gutbucket. Tickets are $20, and go to help support Bang on a Can many important ventures.

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Newspeak and Ensemble de Sade present: the First Annual New Music Bake Sale

performing works by Massey, David T. Little, and Pat Muchmore for more information, see http://newmusicbakesale.org

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Serial Underground Residency - Cornelia Street Cafe

Newspeak performs the third and final installment of its 2009 Serial Underground Residency. Music by Jed Distler and others TBA.

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Benefit Concert at The Players' Theatre

115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012 MAP

Newspeak celebrates its not-for-profit status with a Benefit concert, featuring the music of Caleb Burhans, Missy Mazzoli, Stefan Weisman, David T. Little, Massey, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Oscar Bettison, and Pat Muchmore.

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Serial Underground Residency - Show # 1 - Cornelia Street Cafe

Newspeak performs the first of its residency shows as part of the Serial Underground Series. Music by David T. Little and David First.

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Soldier Songs at The Players Theater

115 MacDougal Street New York, NY 10012 MAP

Members of Newspeak perform David T. Little's 'Soldier Songs' - with guests Todd Reynolds and Christopher Burchett

2008

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Newspeak and Anti-Social Music Present: Election Night Party 2008!

Nuyorican Poets Cafe MAP

Newspeak and Anti-Social Music present an Election Night Party featuring performances by both groups, as well as a special guest performance by Corey Dargel. Whatever happens...Don't be alone!

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Soldier Songs @ Le Poisson Rouge

Beth Morrison Projects and Le Poisson Rouge present: David T. Little's one-man opera, Soldier Songs, staring David Adam Moore as the Soldier and with members of Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds. Directed by Yuval Sharon.

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Soldier Songs @ Le Poisson Rouge

Beth Morrison Projects and Le Poisson Rouge present: David T. Little's one-man opera, Soldier Songs, staring David Adam Moore as the Soldier and with members of Newspeak, conducted by Todd Reynolds. Directed by Yuval Sharon.

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Non Sequitur Fetival @ The Flea Theater

Composers Collaborative, Inc presents: NON SEQUITUR 2008 - Rejection: a series of slips and falls; Music and verse colliding on stage. August 19-23, 2008

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Newspeak Band at The Berkshire Fringe

The Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230 MAP

Newspeak's smaller ensemble plays at The Berkshire Fringe's summer music series.
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Make Music New York on Cornelia Street

Composers Collaborative, Inc presents: "Music for a Change" featuring music by Rzewski, Little, Snider, Andriessen and more.

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Which Side Are You On? - Music By, For, and Against Frederic Rzewski @ 70

Brooklyn Lyceum MAP

Newspeak presents a unique concert of music both in honor of, and challenge to iconic composers Frederic Rzewski. Event will be hosted by WNYC's Terrance McKnight, who will moderate a discussion between Rzewski and group director David T. Little.

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Newspeak @ MATA Festival

Brooklyn Lyceum MAP

Newspeak performs works by Missy Mazzoli, Oscar Bettison, and David T. Little, and joins the ensemble Either/Or for the world premiere of the MATA-commissioned "Buffalo '70" by Sean Griffin.

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Newspeak at the Cornelia Street Cafe

29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY 10014 MAP

21st Century Schizoid Music presents: David T. Little Music by Little, Massey, Schanzer and more. http://www.corneliastreetcafe.com