Video Premiere: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society Performs 'The Enemy Within'

Friday, September 23, 2016

Watch the video premiere of "The Enemy Within" from Darcy James Argue's upcoming album "Real Enemies" – a 13-part exploration of America’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

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Julia Wolfe Awarded 2016 MacArthur Fellowship

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Composer and Bang on a Can co-founder Julia Wolfe has been awarded a 2016 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship.

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Listen: Roomful of Teeth and ICE Perform Claude Vivier's 'Kopernikus' at Ojai Music Festival

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Vocal octet Roomful of Teeth and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) presented the US premiere of Claude Vivier's ritual opera 'Kopernikus' at the Ojai Music Festival. 

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Dmitri Shostakovich at 110: 24-Hour Marathon

Monday, September 19, 2016

Listen to an encore stream on Tuesday, Sept. 27 of Q2 Music's celebration of the 110th anniversary of Dmitri Shostakovich’s birth. Enjoy 24 hours of his music hosted by Phil Kline. 

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A Day in the Life: Flutist Gina Luciani

Sunday, September 18, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week, Los Angeles-based flutist Gina Luciani takes over our Instagram to reveal his favorite form of downtime.

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App Download: Kaija Saariaho's 'Adjö' for Soprano, Flute and Guitar

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: Kaija Saariaho's 'Adjö' performed live by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE).

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Arvo Pärt @ 81: 24-Hour Marathon

Sunday, September 11, 2016

On September 11, Q2 Music celebrates the 81st birthday of beloved Estonian composer Arvo Pärt with a 24-hour marathon of his music, hosted by Phil Kline and featuring new recordings. 

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App Download: Caroline Shaw's "This might also be a form of dreaming"

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: the world premiere of Caroline Shaw's "This might also be a form of dreaming".

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Video Premiere: Christopher Cerrone's Violin-Piano Meta-Instrument at Play

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Watch the world-premiere video of Christopher Cerrone's Sonata for Violin and Piano, composed for and performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday and pianist David Kaplan.

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A Day in the Life: Sam Amidon

Friday, September 02, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week, Sam Amidon takes over our Instagram to reveal his favorite form of downtime.

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App Download: Leila Adu's 'Alyssum' with Bridget Kibbey and Calder Quartet

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: Leila Adu's "Alyssum" for harp and string quartet, recorded live at the Ojai Music Festival.

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A Day in the Life: Tanya Tagaq

Friday, August 26, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week, Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq takes over our Instagram to reveal her favorite forms of downtime. 

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App Download: Carla Kihlstedt's 'Against Dreaming'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: a song from Carla Kihlstedt's 'At Night We Walk In Circles and Are Consumed By Fire'.

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A Day in the Life: Roomful of Teeth

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week, Roomful of Teeth take over our Instagram to reveal their favorite forms of downtime.

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A Day in the Life: Composer and Multi-Instrumentalist Jherek Bischoff

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jherek Bischoff takes over our Instagram to reveal his favorite forms of downtime.

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App Download: Hannah Lash's 'Concerto for Harp and Chamber Orchestra'

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: Hannah Lash's 'Concerto for Harp and Chamber Orchestra.'

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Bite-Sized Bytes: Composing in 15 Seconds

Monday, August 08, 2016

What would you do with 15 seconds? For composer Ray Lustig, it's the perfect amount of time to set up a low-stakes creative lab and ongoing audio-visual experiment. 

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A Day in the Life: Paola Prestini

Friday, August 05, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week Paola Prestini, the creative and executive director behind new Brooklyn venue National Sawdust, takes over our Instagram.

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App Download: Molly Herron's 'Stellar Atmospheres'

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: Molly Herron's 'Stellar Atmospheres' recorded live as part of the 2015 SONiC Festival.

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A Day in the Life: Nick Zammuto

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

How do artists refresh their creative lives? This week, composer Nick Zammuto takes over our Instagram from the mountains of Vermont.

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