New Music on the Cutting Edge

“an essential source of adventurous new music”
—Alex Ross

Argento is an Artist-in-Residence at Saint Pater's Church in Manhattan


Upcoming - Fall 2017


Conditions of Light     
featuring violinist Elissa Cassini & Ensemble CAIRN from Paris

Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:30 PM, Saint Peter's Church, New York
619 Lexington Av at 54 St, New York [map]
Suggested Donation: $15

Monday, November 20, 2017, 8:30 PM, La Marbrerie, France
21 Tue Alexis Lepere, Montreuil, France [map]


2 Performances
2 Ensembles
2 Conductors
2 Composers
2 World Premieres

A rare opportunity to hear Ensemble Cairn, one of the world's most exciting new music ensembles from Paris. Argento and Cairn will join forces to perform works by Gérard Pesson, Erin Gee and Franck Bedrossian, and brand new compositions by French composer Jérôme Combier and Argento Artistic Director Michel Galante, with French-American violinist Elissa Cassini.

Argento and Cairn will perform the same program in Paris on November 20.

This project is made possible by generous funding from the government of France via the French-American Cultural Exchange.


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