Newspeak

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 8:00pm
    Lainie Fefferman's HERE I AM @ Roulette gCal+
    Roulette MAP»

  • Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00pm
    Soldier Songs (Beth Morrison Projects Production) gCal+
    ATLAS Theater, Washington, DC MAP»

  • Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:00pm
    Soldier Songs (Beth Morrison Projects Production) gCal+
    ATLAS Theater, Washington, DC MAP»

  • Monday, June 2, 2014 at 8:00pm
    Soldier Songs at the Holland Festival gCal+
    Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam, The Netherlands MAP»
    Newspeak makes its international debut at the 2014 Holland Festival.

Past Events

    2014

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8:00pm
    in the indifferent brutality gCal+
    Bucknell University MAP»

  • Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:00pm
    New Music Bake Sale #5! gCal+
    Roulette 4-11 (Newspeak performs at 5) MAP»

  • Monday, January 13, 2014 at 5:00pm
    OPERA America New Works Forum gCal+
    OPERA America, NYC MAP»

  • 2013

  • Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:00pm
    Newspeak at the ATLAS theater gCal+
    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.)
  • Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 9:30pm
    Coming Together / Attica gCal+
    Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP»
    The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.
  • Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 7:30pm
    Coming Together / Attica gCal+
    Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP»
    The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:30pm
    Coming Together / Attica gCal+
    Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP»
    The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 at 7:30pm
    Coming Together / Attica gCal+
    Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP»
    The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.
  • Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 9:00pm
    Coming Together / Attica gCal+
    Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP»
    The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.
  • Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:00pm
    Coming Together / Attica gCal+
    Invisible Dog, Brooklyn MAP»
    The New York premiere of Coming Together/Attica, with choreography by Rebecca Lazier.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 8:30pm
    Jim Johnston, Eileen Mack and David T. Little appear as special guests of the ACES New Music Festival, New Haven gCal+

  • Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 4:00pm
    Mellissa Hughes solo set at the New Music Bake Sale! gCal+
    the New Music Bake Sale! MAP»

  • Friday, January 18, 2013 at 7:30pm
    PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 7:30pm
    PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:30pm
    PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 7:30pm
    PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 7:30pm
    PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:30pm
    PROTOTYPE Festival: David T. Little's Soldier Songs gCal+
    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

  • Friday, November 2, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Newspeak at the ATLAS Theater gCal+
    Washington, DC MAP»
    Performing works by Caleb Burhans, David T. Little, Oscar Bettison, Frederic Rzewski and new works by Ruby Fulton and Corey Dargel.
  • Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 3:00pm
    David T. Little's DOG DAYS gCal+
    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

  • Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 8:00pm
    David T. Little's DOG DAYS gCal+
    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

  • Friday, October 5, 2012 at 7:30pm
    David T. Little's DOG DAYS gCal+
    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

  • Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:00pm
    David T. Little's DOG DAYS gCal+
    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

  • Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8:00pm
    David T. Little's DOG DAYS (World Premiere) gCal+
    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

  • Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 4:00pm
    Newspeak on the Bang on a Can Marathon gCal+
    Winter Garden at the World Financial Center MAP»

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Princeton Composers Ensemble gCal+
    Premiering a new large scale work by Lainie Fefferman, among others.
  • Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 4:00pm
    New Music Bake Sale! gCal+
    Roulette MAP»
    Newspeak performs music by Frederic Rzewski at the 3rd annual New Music Bake Sale.
  • Friday, January 27, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Eve Beglarian's River Project at Abrons Arts Center gCal+
    performing with Eve Beglarian and Mary Rowell
  • 2011

  • Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 1:00pm
    The Rite of Summer Music Festival gCal+
    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)
  • Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 6:00pm
    International Festival of Arts and Ideas: Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Friday, June 24, 2011 at 9:00pm
    International Festival of Arts and Ideas: Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 9:00pm
    International Festival of Arts and Ideas: Soldier Songs gCal+
    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.
  • Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 7:30pm
    Ecstatic Music Festival gCal+
    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
  • Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7:30pm
    St. Elizabeth's College gCal+
    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.

  • Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7:00pm
    Tune In Festival @ Park Avenue Armory gCal+
    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

  • Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 8:00pm
    CD Release Show! w/ Kayo Dot and more gCal+
    Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY MAP»
    with Kayo Dot and special guests
  • Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 6:30pm
    Newspeak CD Release Tour, with Kayo Dot gCal+
    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
  • Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:00pm
    Newspeak CD Release Tour, with Kayo Dot gCal+
    Baltimore, MD MAP»
    Newspeak plays Orion Studios in Baltimore to support it's soon-to-be-released album 'sweet light crude', with Kayo Dot
  • Saturday, September 25, 2010 – Sunday, September 26, 2010
    New Music Bake Sale gCal+
    Irondale Center, Brooklyn MAP»
    The Bake Sale is back!
  • Monday, September 13, 2010 at 4:00pm
    First Look: Three Christs gCal+
    New York Theatre Workshop MAP»
    An invitation-only workshop of a new work in development with composer/performer Corey Dargel.
  • Friday, September 10, 2010 at 7:00pm
    Benefit for the Brooklyn Young Mother’s Collective gCal+
    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.
  • Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 6:00pm
    Donor Event gCal+

  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:00pm
    Residency at Princeton University gCal+
    Newspeak offers premieres by composers in the Graduate composition program at Princeton University. Free event!
  • 2009

  • Friday, December 4, 2009 at 6:00pm
    5th Anniversary Show @ Public Assembly gCal+
    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.
  • Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 10:00pm
    Newspeak @ The Stone gCal+
    The Stone MAP»
    Newpeak kicks of its fall season with a bunch of premieres, and some works from their ever-growing repertoire. Be there!
  • Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 7:30pm
    Wordless Music with the Fiery Furnaces gCal+
    (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."
  • Thursday, June 4, 2009 – Thursday, June 4, 2009
    Bang on a Can Benefit After-Party gCal+
    (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.
  • Friday, April 17, 2009 – Saturday, April 18, 2009
    Newspeak and Ensemble de Sade present: the First Annual New Music Bake Sale gCal+
    performing works by Massey, David T. Little, and Pat Muchmore

    for more information, see http://newmusicbakesale.org

  • Monday, March 9, 2009 at 9:30pm
    Serial Underground Residency - Cornelia Street Cafe gCal+
    Newspeak performs the third and final installment of its 2009 Serial Underground Residency. Music by Jed Distler and others TBA.
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:00pm
    Benefit Concert at The Players' Theatre gCal+
    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.
  • Monday, February 9, 2009 at 8:30pm
    Serial Underground Residency - Show # 1 - Cornelia Street Cafe gCal+
    Newspeak performs the first of its residency shows as part of the Serial Underground Series. Music by David T. Little and David First.
  • Monday, January 12, 2009 at 6:30pm
    Soldier Songs at The Players Theater gCal+
    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

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2008 – Wednesday, November 5, 2008
    Newspeak and Anti-Social Music Present: Election Night Party 2008! gCal+
    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!
  • Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 8:00pm
    Soldier Songs @ Le Poisson Rouge gCal+
    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.
  • Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 8:00pm
    Soldier Songs @ Le Poisson Rouge gCal+
    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.
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2008 – Tuesday, August 26, 2008
    Non Sequitur Fetival @ The Flea Theater gCal+
    Composers Collaborative, Inc presents: NON SEQUITUR 2008 - Rejection: a series of slips and falls; Music and verse colliding on stage. August 19-23, 2008
  • Monday, July 28, 2008 at 7:00pm
    Newspeak Band at The Berkshire Fringe gCal+
    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.
    FREE
  • Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 1:00pm
    Make Music New York on Cornelia Street gCal+
    Composers Collaborative, Inc presents: "Music for a Change" featuring music by Rzewski, Little, Snider, Andriessen and more.
  • Friday, May 2, 2008 at 8:00pm
    Which Side Are You On? - Music By, For, and Against Frederic Rzewski @ 70 gCal+
    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.
  • Friday, April 4, 2008 at 9:00pm
    Newspeak @ MATA Festival gCal+
    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.
  • Monday, February 25, 2008 at 8:00pm
    Newspeak at the Cornelia Street Cafe gCal+
    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