Tuesday , September 27 2022

Avant-garde

Exclusive Interview: Composer Avner Dorman on New York Premiere of ‘Nigunim,’ Working Through the Pandemic, Writing Music for Kids and More

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The prize-winning composer found surprising commonalities among Jewish musical traditions from around the world as he researched 'Nigunim', which he unveils for New York audiences on July 26.

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Jessie Montgomery and ChamberQUEER Shine with Eastman’s Gay Guerrilla at National Sawdust (12 June 2022)

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The rhythmic pulsations of avant-garde composer Julius Eastman cascaded through National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on the closing night of ChamberQUEER’s The Future Is… Festival.

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Concert Review (NYC): ‘Mass for the Endangered’ by Sarah Kirkland Snider at the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs, Brooklyn (14 June 2022)

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Death of Classical began its new season of concerts in the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs with a spectacular piece for chorus and small orchestra.

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Concert Review: Emerson String Quartet, Renée Fleming, Simone Dinnerstein, Uma Thurman – ‘Penelope’ by André Previn, Tom Stoppard at Carnegie Hall (NYC, 23 January 2022)

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A starry concert event showcased Previn's last composition along with Greig, Fauré and Philip Glass plus new music by Kevin Puts.

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Music Review: Eric Nathan – ‘Missing Words’ (Based on Ben Schott’s ‘Schottenfreude’) with Neave Trio, International Contemporary Ensemble

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A two-CD trip through the inventive mind of a composer who's part translator of the human condition, part trickster.

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