Monday, August 24, 2015
It is simply too simplistic to say that Anna Thorvaldsdottir is "inspired by nature,” as has become the shorthand in describing composers hailing from Iceland.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Explore the peripheral world of the musically emergent with host Suzanne Farrin: Off the Grid returns for its third season today at 3 pm.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Saturday August 29, Q2 Music presents an encore presentation of "Jaunā Mūzika: Latvija" (New Music: Latvia) – a 24-hour marathon of dynamic new music from the heart of the Baltics.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Today, July 24, join us for 24 hours of new music for the open road, selected by our staff, friends and listeners.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The former LCD Soundsystem frontman wants to outfit the MTA’s subway turnstiles with consonant musical sounds, instead of dreary utilitarian beeps. We spoke with him about the idea.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
As part of our 24-hour marathon celebrating Terry Riley's 80th birthday, we pulled together some of our favorite renditions of the composer's open-form 1964 groundbreaking work "In C."
Monday, June 22, 2015
Saturday, June 27 celebrate the 80th birthday of American maverick and patriarch of minimalism Terry Riley with 24 hours of his music and haiku tributes from close colleagues.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Terry Riley celebrates his 80th birthday this week, offering the ZOFO piano duo the perfect opportunity to explore new arrangements from his rich and eclectic oeuvre.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Tonight at 6 pm, join John Luther Adams and friends on the steps of the Met Museum to collect sounds for "Soundwalk 9:09," a new work using crowd-sourced elements.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Today, Q2 Music spends 24 hours with the quiet genius of the late Canadian composer Ann Southam, a musician just now starting to get the recognition she deserves.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The sounds you record could make their way into a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams.
Friday, April 24, 2015
All day today, Q2 Music counters spring buoyancy with 24 hours of the heaviest, most profound music out there. Hosted by Phil Kline.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced its 2015 Fellowships, including 11 recipients for the field of music composition.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Support five more episodes of the radio show about today's exciting, dynamic and all-around inspiring composers, with host Nadia Sirota. Help fund Season Two today via Kickstarter.
Monday, March 23, 2015
When preparing to webcast 24 hours of orchestral music written in the 21st century, it is advisable to seek out expert opinions. Hear from conductors and critics on today's orchestra.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Join us all day today, March 28, for an encore presentation of Symphomania, a 24-hour marathon stream that offers a vision of orchestral music composed in or after the year 2000.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Today, Q2 Music re-broadcasts its 24-hour celebration of iconic film composer Ennio Morricone. The day is hosted by Movies on the Radio's David Garland.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Join us all day today (Jan 30) for an encore presentation of Raised Voices: 24 hours of today's wild and ravishingly beautiful music for vocal and choral ensemble.
Friday, January 02, 2015
Edgard Varèse is one of the greatest mavericks of all time. In this three-hour interview, flutist Claire Chase speaks with the late composer's assistant and confidant, Chou Wen-chung.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Q2 Music closed out 2014 with a one marathon countdown of the top 100 pieces of the last 100 years, chosen by listeners. Check out the full results.