This Saturday, June 18, in Philly and NYC

– If you are in Philadelphia, you should consider taking your Saturday night date to the second in The Crossing’s Month of Moderns programs. Works by Kile Smith, Kamran Ince (a premiere) and Gabriel Jackson. Program notes here.

-And in New York the concert of choice is the program put on by the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society in collaboration with ICSM/League of Composers, featuring five U.S. or world premieres: Shulamit Ran, David Rakowski, Missy Mazzoli, Elliott Carter and Arthur Krieger. Program notes here.