Fans who love the music presented at the MusicNOW festival (the annual local event organized by Bryce Dessner of The National) will want to be at the CAC this weekend for a special night of “electro-acoustic Chamber music” by a trio of notable musicians — cellist Clarice Jensen, violist Nadia Sirota and William Brittelle on electronics. In fact, Jensen and Sirota are alumni of MusicNOW (which returns March 29-April 1 with eighth blackbird and others TBA), having performed with their ensemble yMusic last year at the fest.
is an acclaimed composer from Brooklyn whose primary “musical
mentors,” according to his bio, are Pulitzer
Prize-winning composer David Del Tredici, influential guitarist
Richard Lloyd of Punk pioneers Television and Dizzy Gillespie pianist
(2010), self-described as a “post-apocalyptic Art Rock concept
album scored for orchestra, Rock band, synths and children’s
"FUTURE SHOCK" FEATURING WILLIAM BRITTELLE, CLARICE JENSEN AND NADIA SIROTA play the Contemporary Arts Center Saturday, Jan. 21.