Roadmaps and Diaries II at Atlas Performing Arts Center Monday, April 7

Despite her degrees from Yale and the New England Conservatory, classically trained violinist Monica Germino wasn’t content performing centuries-old orchestral works. So, like Dylan at Newport in 1965, she went electric, commissioning her own model of electric violin and working with experimental Dutch composer Louis Andriessen. Germino performs at Atlas Performing Arts Center as part of Andriessen75, a weeklong celebration of the composer’s 75th birthday. She’ll present “Road Maps and Diaries II,” a program that started as a one-night showcase of new music, improvisation, and installations with frequent collaborator (and fellow Netherlander) Frank van der Weij and has evolved into a touring production of unconventional performance and feats of sound design. Andriessen’s works will be highlighted, of course, as will those by other contemporary composers whose experimental works complement Atlas’ hip-strip locale. Monica Germino and Frank van der Weij perform at 8 p.m. at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. $20–$28.50. (202) 399-7993. atlasarts.org.

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