Sans Temps Morts: Tuesday November 18, 2008

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Live without dead time on Tuesday with MIVOS Quartet, Girl Talk, Prefuse 73, Subtle, Secret Machines, Tall Firs, Dragons of Zynth, Peter and the Wolf.

Sans Temps Morts is Nate Dorr’s daily New York City events guide.


FREE classical: MIVOS Quartet at Manhattan School of Music, Miller Recital Hall, 120 W. Claremont Ave at Seminary row (W. 122). 7:30pm.

The MIVOS Quartet is Olivia De Prato & Joshua Modney, violins; Victor Lowrie, viola; Isabel Castellvi, cello; also featuring Kjersti Kveli, Soprano, on one piece. This is the new ensemble's first full program and they'll be playing there way straight across the 20th century. Should be a good selection:

Anton Webern, Langsamer Satz (1905)
Béla Bartok, String Quartet No. 3 (1926)
Tan Dun, A Sinking Love (1994) for voice and string quartet
Wofgang Rihm, String Quartet No. 4 (1980/81)


Jeez. Remember when Girl Talk played that amazing Studio B show with Parts & Labor and Pterodactyl? Or Rothko before that? Those days are long gone. Instead: Three nights at 3500-capacity megavenue Terminal 5. So it goes: Girl Talk and Prefuse 73 at Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St, Hell's Kitchen. All Ages. 8pm doors, $20.


+Subtle, Zach Hill & Peer Pressure, and Pattern is Movement at the Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard Street btwn Broadway and Church, Tribeca. All Ages. 8pm doors, $14.
+Secret Machines and Dragons of Zynth at Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 North Sixth Street btwn Wythe and Kent. 18+. 8pm, $20.
+Peter & The Wolf, Tall Firs, and The Isles at the Studio at Webster Hall, 125 East 11th Street btwn 3rd Ave and 4th Ave, East Village. 7:30 doors, $9.