Wednesday , June 3 2020

Concert Music

Music Reviews: Argus Quartet – ‘Respiri’ (Music by Juri Seo); Friction Quartet – ‘Spark’

Argus Quartet

Two new albums from innova demonstrate a lively feedback loop: Composers with all kinds of backgrounds and sensibilities continue to expand the string quartet repertoire, while ensembles like the Argus and the Friction record (and often commission) these fine new works.

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Concert Review: Nora Fischer and Marnix Dorrestein Update 17th-Century Song at Mostly Mozart Festival (NYC, 26 July 2019)

Nora Fischer

A classically trained singer and an electric guitarist reimagine 17th-century songs by Monteverdi, Purcell and more in singer-songwriter style.

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Concert Review: Neave Trio Plays Piazzolla, MMFO Plays Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ at Mostly Mozart Festival

The Neave Piano Trio, photo by Mark Roemisch

Antonio Vivaldi wasn't the only composer to find inspiration in the changing seasons. Astor Piazzolla's 'Four Seasons of Buenos Aires' was a revelation at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

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Music Video Premiere: Reuel, EDM/Classical Crossover Pianist, with ‘Für Elise’ as You’ve Never Heard It

Reuel classical fur elise

Reuel is a virtuoso pianist and classical-crossover and EDM artist whose most recent album leads off with a radical reimagining of the Beethoven favorite 'Für Elise.'

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Exclusive Interview: Voyage Sonique Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge on Performing in the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs

Augusta McKay Lodge (photo credit: Casey Leigh Photography)

The award-winning musician discusses her career and upcoming concerts in the Catacombs: "This will go at the top of my unusual venues list, that's certain."

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