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Dr. Faustus 2020

Hello there! It has been a while, but Dr. Faustus is finally back in business with a brand new project. It is still in its early stage, but we could not wait any longer to share some of the details with you today.


Temporarily named “Dr. Faustus 2020,” our new project involves the commis…

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New Synchronisms: Thank You!

On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, Dr. Faustus presented its latest project, New Synchronisms, inspired by Mario Davidovsky’s eponymous compositions.

From left to right: Liam Kinson, Red Wierenga, Inés Thiebaut, Nicholas R. Nelson, André Brégégère, Mario Davidovsky, Elizabeth Adams, Jonathan Si…

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Dr.Faustus Presents: New Synchronisms

On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, Dr. Faustus will present its latest project, New Synchronisms, inspired by Mario Davidovsky’s eponymous compositions.

The concert will feature five world premieres of works for solo instrument and electronic sounds by composers Elizabeth Adams, André Brégégè…

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Dr. Faustus presents: Ensemble 365 & Pierrot Lunaire

We are pleased to announce our upcoming concert, in collaboration with Dan Blake and the Firehouse Space in Brooklyn. The concert will feature Ensemble 365, performing new and recent works by Inès Thiebaut, Greg Brown, Eric Nathan, and André Brégégère, as well as a performance of Schoenberg's P…

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Spring 2013

Hammerklavier: Thank you!

The Hammerklavier concert is over, and it was a huge success! We had a full house house at DiMenna. Many thanks to all for coming to the concert, it meant a lot to us. Congratulations to Dan Blake, Elizabeth Adams, Paul Kerekes, and Inés Thiebaut for their amazing pieces, and to our performers, Mel…

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Hammerklavier update: J-7

The day of the concert is fast approaching! Our performers are now putting the last polishing touch on the fantastic pieces they received from our composers, and everything is falling into place for a great event next Friday:

Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 7:30PM
Benzaquen Hall @ The DiMenna Center for C…

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Online Fundraiser Launched

We have launched our online fundraiser to help fund our upcoming Hammerklavier projectOur goal is $3000, and we have 31 days to make it happen! if you want to help us reach it, click on the link below. 



Our online fundraiser is conducted by RocketHub, in…

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Hammerklavier: First rehearsal

Hammerklavier Project is on its way! Here is a picture of the first rehearsal for Melanie  and Mirna Lekić:


Melanie in her workspace setting up for the first rehearsal of Paul Kerekes's piece.

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Hammerklavier Project: PR is on

We have officially launched the promotional campaign for our upcoming project, Hammerklavier (more info in our project page Want to help us?

 - Here is our Save The Date

- Like us on Facebook ( and join our Event Invite

- You can als…

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Hammerklavier Project: new poster by Maia Cruz Palileo

Our poster was made by artist Maia Cruz Palileo, who realized this design based on an original watercolor made just for us! If you like it, make sure to check out Maia's website at: and show your support!

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New Music Bake Sale!

We will have a table at the New Music Bake Sale - Come join us for good food, music and meet great people!


SUNDAY MARCH 3 2013   4 – 11pm

Roulette   509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn

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Spring 2013 Concert Update (2): Hammerklavier!

More news regarding Dr. Faustus's Spring 2013 project:

First, our project finally has a name: the Hammerklavier Project, featuring the commission of four new pieces for piano and percussion by up-and-coming composers Daniel Blake, Elizabeth Adams, Paul Kerekes, and Inés Thiebaut, to be premiered a…

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Spring 2013 Concert Update (1)

A quick update on our upcoming piano and percussion concert:

First, we set the date and location for the concert: it will take place at the Dimenna center (450 West 37th Street, NY) on the evening of Friday, May 31, 2013—Mark your calendars!

We also finalized our roster of composers, commissione…

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Spring 2012

Spring 2013: Piano and Percussion Project

We are currently in the initial planning stage of our new project, featuring the commission of four new works for piano and percussion, to be premiered in NYC in May 2013 (date and venue TBA). Stay tuned for regular updates on this new project!

New Art Songs: Mission Accomplished

Dr. Faustus's last project,  "New Art Songs: a 21st century songbook" finally bore its fruits with a very successful concert, last Friday (5/18) at the WMP Concert Hall in NYC, featuring the premiere of four brand new song cycles: Ramin Heydarbeygi's Astvihad, André Brégégère's Six poèmes, Dan…

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Like the New Art Songs Project Postcard?

It was made by artist Maia Cruz Palileo, who kindly donated her time and talent to help us out in this adventure. You should check out her website

Pianist Aaron Likness joins the New Art Songs project!

Pianist Aaron Likness has joined our New Art Songs project! We welcome him with open arms! He will be premiering Osnat Netzer's song cycle with singer David Salsbury Fry. Check out our project page!

Dr. Faustus at the New Music Bake Sale!

Dr. Faustus was represented  at the 3rd annual New Music Bake Sale , last Sunday (3/11) at the new Roulette in Brooklyn. The bake sale is an annual gathering for the new-music community of the NYC area, featuring a nice blend of performances, promotion/networking, and food (a lot of it!). M…

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