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Upcoming Performances

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S.E.M. Ensemble, Inc.
25 Columbia Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: (718) 488-7659
info@semensemble.org

Contact Dexter Dine, Managing Director at:
pksem@semensemble.org

"Letters to Olga" and "The Lost Guitar"

S.E.M. ENSEMBLE PRESENTS

 

“Letters to Olga” by Petr Kotik (1988)

For two narrators, winds and guitars

On text by Václav Havel

 

And the world premiere of

“The Lost Guitar” by Petr Kotik (2021)

For solo guitar


 

Wednesday, May 19 @ 7 pm

WhiteBox @ El Barrio's Artspace PS109 in collaboration with 2B&2C

Tickets – $15

215 East 99th Street – East Harlem


 

Thursday, May 20 @ 7 pm

Kentler International Drawing Space

Tickets – $15

353 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn

(On view at Kentler: Joanne Howard’s exhibition SKID MARKS through May 30th)

 

Sunday, May 16 @ 5 pm

The Yard Outside the Willow Place Auditorium

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25 Columbia Place, Brooklyn Heights

S.E.M. Ensemble’s 2020-21 season has been made possible with the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, The Amphion Foundation, The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary Music, The Fromm Music Foundation, The Low Road Foundation, Sheldon Berlow, Stephen J. Deutsch, Virginia Dwan, Martina Forman, Philip Foster, Allegra Fuller Snyder, Beth Greenberg and Jim Wright, Charlotta Kotik, Raymond Learsy, Julian Lethbridge, Rotraut Moquay, and Noni Pratt. Special thanks to Paula Cooper, Jasper Johns, Werner Kramarsky, and Brooklyn District 33 Councilman Stephen T. Levin.

         

Recent News

SEM's New Music Outdoors I concert is now available to watch on YouTube.


OCNM has published a video of SEM's performance of "Song Books I, II" by John Cage at the NODO 2018 Festival. Watch it here.


Check out the first two segments of "Unfolding the Past" on SEM's history here! More soon.


NODO 2020 took place in Ostrava from August 29th-31st. Highlights can be found here.


"The World: Ostravská banda Solos" is a new video series from OCNM, with new music posted every Wednesday. The first video, featuring a new composition by Petr Kotik is up now!


Watch our video program "SEM at 50" here.