2013 look and listen


We are thrilled to announce the

2014 Look & Listen Festival

April 26 – 27, 2014 at BRIC House in Brooklyn
May 1, 2014 at the Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn
May 2, 2014 at the Robert Miller Gallery in Manhattan


Highlights include:
  • Three different concert venues, including two that bring us to Brooklyn for the first time ever
  • World Premiere of L&L’s commission Coronata di stelle, a piano trio by Composers Collective Chair Sebastián Zubieta and played by Adda Kridler, Adam Kent and Michael Nicolas
  • The International Contemporary Ensemble playing pieces by Mario Davidovsky, Phyllis Chen & Robert Dietz, Anton Webern and Kunsu Shim
  • Guitarist Andrew McKenna Lee, joined by members of The Knells
  • The Meehan/Perkins Duo performing Travel Diary by Paul Lansky
  • Selections by Richard Carrick and John Glover performed by Hotel Elefant
  • Premiere of Dedifferentiation with Brass: Fabrics by Chris McIntyre, performed by TILT Brass
  • Daedalus Quartet performing Joan Tower’s WHITE WATER (String Quartet No. 5)
  • Duo Gazzana‘s New York debut, presented by ECM New Series
  • Pianist Jenny Lin playing works by György Ligeti, Uri Caine, Laura Kaminsky and Stephan Moore
  • Performance of the Composers Competition winning piece, Solo Collections by Antonio Macaretti
  • Ambient music by Michael Brown, Phyllis Chen and Robert Dietz

Head to the Current Season page for details!

And check out our recent write-up in the  New York Times ArtsBeat 

Online streaming!

q2_logocmyk_croppedOur radio sponsor, Q2 Music, recorded the Look & Listen 2013 concerts and now have made them available for online streaming. Click here to access recordings of concerts going back to 2010!


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We’re thrilled to continue expanding audiences’ horizons by presenting high-quality and adventurous repertoire in New York City art galleries, but we need your help!

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Buzz about the L&L Festival:

The New Yorker: “a crew of youthful virtuosos”

The New York Times: “This adventurous festival offers treats for eyes and ears.”

Time Out New York: “An ambitious grassroots music and visual art series that grows more impressive with each passing year.”

Steve Smith, New York Times: “This personable festival has hit on a winning formula: vital new music presented by authoritative players in an informal setting, surrounded by contemporary art.”

Time Out New York: “impeccably curated”

Allan Kozinn, New York Times: “much-too-short”

Click here for more press!