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A group of men and women on a New York City Sidewalk


thingNY is a collective of composer-performers who fuse electronic and acoustic chamber music with new opera, improvisation, theater, text, song and installation. Founded in 2006, thingNY performs experimental works created by the core ensemble – alejandro t. acierto, Gelsey Bell, Isabel Castellvi, Andrew Livingston, Paul Pinto, Erin Rogers, Dave Ruder, and Jeffrey Young – and by adventurous composers such as Jennifer Walshe, Robert Ashley, Rick Burkhardt, Pauline Oliveros, Joseph White, and Julius Eastman.

Past works collectively created by thingNY include: subtracTTTTTTTTT, This Takes Place Close By, Time: A Complete Explanation in Three Parts (with Panopoly Performance Lab), Dear Nancine, and ADDDDDDDDD. Recently thingNY released the album Passover on Innova Recordings. The ensemble for this performance includes Gelsey Bell, Rohan Kymal, Anaïs Maviel, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, Paul Pinto, Erin Rogers, Dave Ruder, and olivia shortt.

Photo by Reuben Radding.