Anastasia Tsioulcas

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:

Listen: Arvo Pärt and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

On June 2 at 7 pm, Q2 Music presented a live webcast of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir performing Arvo Pärt's epic Kanon Pokajanen. Listen to the entire concert on demand. 

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On-Demand Video: An Evening with Nico Muhly and Two Boys

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.

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Fall Preview: The Season in Classical Music

Friday, September 23, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan speaks with NPR Music writer Anastasia Tsioulcas about classical music highlights during the fall.

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On-Demand Webcast from the Temple of Dendur

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.

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Madame White Snake

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.

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World Music Expo: Kayhan Kalhor and Brooklyn Rider

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.

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World Music Expo: Day One

Friday, October 30, 2009

Now in its fifteenth year, the World Music Expo has become the premier meeting ground for artists, labels, presenters, and agents from an incredible array of countries and backgrounds. Anastasia Tsioulcas reports from Copenhagen.

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