1. SoNaR Players
June 1 at Bargemusic
The talented, innovative chamber group devotes an intimate concert to the music of the prolific, lyrical George Crumb.
June 1 at the Tenri Cultural Institute
Composers influenced by folk traditions—from present-day writers like Douglas Boyce to past wild-child figures like Bela Bartók—get an exam from the forward-thinking new-music collective.
3. New York Composers Circle
June 5 at St. Peter’s Church
Pulitzer winner Paul Moravec is the star of the new-music scene this year; hear his Vita Brevis, plus six other recent works.