PRISM Quartet and Susie Ibarra: Record Release Concerts in Philly and NYC

By: . August 12, 2023. Posted under: ,

Composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra joins PRISM Quartet for a concert celebrating the XAS Records release of their most recent collaboration: Ibarra’s “Procession Along the Aciga Tree.” The program, curated by Ibarra, also includes new arrangements of works by Ibarra and Filipino composer José Maceda, and the premiere of “Spring in New York” by Indonesian composer Gardika Gigih.


By: . May 5, 2023. Posted under: ,

With over 300 commissions to its credit, the groundbreaking PRISM Quartet presents a program of electrifying new works on June 5th at Christ & St. Steven's Church in NYC and June 6th at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Library in the Skyline Room. Admission is free. An RSVP is requred for NYC (save your spot now!). In Philly, just show up!

Seven New Releases on XAS Records

By: . May 14, 2020. Posted under:

The PRISM Quartet announces the release of seven new recordings in the coming year on XAS Records. With the cancellation or postponement of its live concerts through the summer, and perhaps beyond, the Quartet is recommitting to its mission by giving voice to the many composers and performing artists with whom it has worked in recent years. New recordings include four albums by the full ensemble, and three solo releases by PRISM members Timothy McAllister, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon.

Mending Wall postponed

By: . March 13, 2020. Posted under:

We’re sorry to inform you that performances of Mending Wall at Bryn Mawr College (March 21-22) and Roulette (March 23) have been postponed until next season in an effort reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read our announcement:

Countdown to Mending Wall, March 2020

By: . February 19, 2020. Posted under:

PRISM is excited to co-present Mending Wall with Bryn Mawr College (March 21 and 22) and Roulette (March 23). This staged concert explores the meaning of walls in our world. Stage direction is by Jorinde Keesmaat, with lighting design by Aaron Copp. We’re teaming up with soprano Tony Arnold and pianist Arturo O’Farrill to perform new commissions by George Lewis, Juri Seo, Martin Bresnick, and O’Farrill. We’d love to see you there! For tickets and more info:

The Body of Your Dreams Video

By: . September 16, 2019. Posted under: Jacob TV

We're happy to share a new video of the PRISM Quartet performing The Body of Your Dreams by Dutch composer JacobTV, called “the Andy Warhol of new music.” In The Body, Jacob satirically sets an infomercial for the Abtronic slimming belt (“It's German-engineered...easy and effective. And no sweat!”).