Paul Pinto.  * 
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Paul headshot by Aleks Karjaka Paul Pinto is a writer, composer, performer, opera-sermonizer, and multi-disciplinary dabbler who makes music, new media, micro-theatres and durational performance by himself and with his friends. Some of those friends include the collectives thingNY, Varispeed and LoveLoveLove. A few favorite projects include Patriots with Jeffrey Young, Robert Ashley's Perfect Lives with Varispeed, Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King, and the cyclorama video installation Whiteness with Kameron Neal. He sang and danced on Broadway in Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, and wrote and performed in the electronic opera Thomas Paine in Violence starring Joan LaBarbara. Recent commissions and partnerships include HERE Arts, Prototype Festival, Colgate University, The Fisher Center, the Look + Listen Festival, American Opera Projects, Opera America, Culturehub, LaMaMa, Quince Ensemble, WNET All Arts, Media Art Xchange, The Rhythm Method, Yarn/Wire, Gelsey Bell and Kristin Marting.

Robert Ashley: Foreign Experiences

with Aliza Simons, Bonnie Lander, Kayleigh Butcher, Gelsey Bell, Brian McCorkle and Dave Ruder. Sound and music direction by Tom Hamilton. Lights by David Moodey. Produced by Mimi Johnson.
8:00pm. Roulette. Brooklyn.

We Can Be Heroes: HERE's 30th Anniversary Un-Gala

Celebrating Kristin Marting. Performances all around the building and in my car.
HERE Arts Center. New York.

I pass'd a church (String Quartet No. 4)

The Rhythm Method: Pastorales album release party
New Focus Records.

Robert Ashley: Crash
[European premiere]

As part of the Louth Contemporary Music Festival. Performed with Amirtha Kidambi, Aliza Simons, Gelsey Bell, Brian McCorkle and Dave Ruder.
7:30pm. An Tain Center. Dundalk, Ireland.

Robert Ashley: The Bar from PERFECT LIVES

As part of the Louth Contemporary Music Festival. Performed with Amirtha Kidambi, Aliza Simons, Gelsey Bell, Brian McCorkle, Dave Ruder, Sean Carpio, Caoimhe Hopkinson and Steve Welsh.
5:00pm. Spirit Store. Dundalk, Ireland.

Darius Jones: Samesoul Maker

With Gelsey Bell, Sunder Ganglani, Aviva Jaye and Levy Lorenzo.
Green-Wood's Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Brooklyn.

Natural Studies - two operas performed by thingNY
A double bill of new operas presented as part of the Exponential Festival. Joseph White's latest opera You Against Nature catalogues various scenes of eccentric attempts at radical self-isolated decidence. Then, thingNY's new collaboratively created project Mouthful probes our ancestry (real and imagined) for clues to why we eat (and excrete) the things/way we do.
The Brick Theater. Brooklyn.

Gelsey Bell: mourning//morning
Green-Wood Catacombs. Brooklyn.

River Songs [world premiere performance and soundwalk]

Commissioned and performed by Con Vivo Music
Lincoln Park. Jersey City.

Meredith Monk: Indra's Net
Park Avenue Armory. New York.

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