MATA’s 20th Birthday Gala

Monday, April 9th, 2018 - 7:00 pm

On Monday, April 9th, MATA will mark its birthday with a gala celebrating 20 years of cutting edge music at the legendary Paula Cooper Gallery. Soloists from Liminar and the Friends of MATA will pay tribute to MATA’s founders Lisa Bielawa, Philip Glass, and Eleonor Sandresky, through performances of their work, capped off by a performance by Liminar’s Alexander Bruck of Samuel Cedillo’s (Mexico) face-meltingly virtuosic Monologo III, last heard at the 2017 MATA Festival.

Monday, April 9

7PM at Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 West 21st Street, NYC
Invitation Only

Philip Glass (USA): 1 + 1 (1967)
Eleonor Sandresky (USA): Contemplation 1 (2007) WP
Lisa Bielawa (USA): Vireo Caprice (2015)
Samuel Cedillo (Mexico): Monólogo III (2009)

Alexander Bruck Santos, viola
Diego Espinosa, percussion

Nadav Lev, guitar
Joshua Modney, violin