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Ian Pike 9 a.m., May 4
San Diego New Music hosts concert celebrating "the centennials of American maverick John Cage and Poland's greatest 20th century composer, Witold Lutoslawski." Christopher Adler performs John Cage's "One2" in a version for one piano; Christian Hertzog joins Adler for a rare performance of Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos." Soprano Stephanie Aston performs one of Lutoslawski's last compositions, the song cycle "Chantefleurs et Chantefables," as well as the local premiere of "Article 5" by Rosalie Hirs. Jory Herman and Wes Precourt present "Symbiosis," a duet for violin and bass by Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür. Finally, Precourt joins Christopher Adler for Arvo Pärt's "Fratres." 858-454-5872.