Anastasia Tsioulcas writes at NPR Music for “Deceptive Cadence” (http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence). Widely published as a writer on both classical and world music, she is the former North America editor for Gramophone Magazine and the classical music columnist for Billboard. She has also been an on-air contributor to many public radio programs, including WNYC’s Soundcheck, Minnesota Public Radio’s The Savvy Traveler, Public Radio International’s Weekend America, and the BBC’s The World.
Anastasia Tsioulcas appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
On May 14, Q2 Music and NPR Music presented a live video webcast previewing the American debut of composer Nico Muhly's opera Two Boys. The evening also included performances by songwriter Sam Amidon, violist Nadia Sirota and violinists Angela and Jennifer Chun. Watch the whole show.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The Wordless Music Orchestra marked the 9/11 anniversary at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday with a reflective program of Schnittke, Golijov, Ingram Marshall and William Basinski. Listen to the full concert here.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Zhou Long simultaneously embraces and transcends our notions of traditional Chinese classical and contemporary Western classical music. Madame White Snake is a beguiling articulation of Zhou's vision.
Monday, November 02, 2009
Putting Kayhan Kalhor and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider in front of a WOMEX audience was something of a risky proposition. As open-eared as most attendees are, I wondered if they’d perceive a group coming from a Western classical tradition as an invasion of their space.