Friday, May 17, 2013
On May 17, Ireland-based Crash Ensemble returns to New York City to perform a concert with guest Dawn Upshaw at Carnegie Hall. Composer and artistic director Donnacha Dennehy took time out to answer some questions about the ensemble.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Last night, Israel-based Meiter Ensemble made its U.S. performance debut at the 2013 MATA Festival. For our second installment of Better Know An Ensemble, we joined the group—now in its 9th season— to talk about its international touring and extensive works to foster emerging Israeli talent.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Victoria-based Aventa Ensemble's unconventional approach to music-making has placed it on the Canadian new-music map. Read an interview with artistic director Bill Linwood in advance of the group's show tonight at Roulette.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Based in the state of Nordrhein Westfallen and the resident ensemble of West German Radio, Ensemble musikFabrik's Operations Director Steffi Schlupeck takes a moment here to discuss their origins and what makes them unique.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Q2 Music's Better Know an Ensemble introduces new-music in new places, by bringing you multimedia-rich portraits of ensembles from across the globe. In this installment we're plugging you in, quite literally, to the Belgian-Dutch electric guitar quartet Zwerm.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Q2 Music's Better Know an Ensemble introduces new-music in new places, by bringing you multimedia-rich portraits of ensembles from across the globe. This week we make a visit to our northern neighbors to better know the veteran Continuum Contemporary Music (Toronto).
Thursday, January 19, 2012
The London based chamber music twelvesome, Ensemble Amorpha, isn't your average English hat and cane. Besides their commitment to an international array of living composers, they also write and perform much of their own work. Under the direction of Artistic Director, Luke Styles, Ensemble Amorpha has performed concerts at Kings Place and the Austrian Cultural Forum.