Elena is a student from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Writing about music is one of her favorite things, and she has previously done it for Sequenza21.com, Gramophone Magazine, and other publications. She has worked at NPR and Q2 Music and is currently an undergrad at Yale.
Elena Saavedra Buckley appears in the following:
Monday, June 20, 2016
All together, David Lang's 'the national anthems' has the feeling of clutching hands. Whether you believe in patriotism or not, it reminds us that everyone holds onto something.
Monday, February 01, 2016
On his new chamber music release, "The Fiction Issue," Gabriel Kahane focuses on building a sense of place with the scraps of modern life rather than the locations from which they came.
Monday, December 28, 2015
"Tavener Conducts Tavener" tours the listener through the late, legendary composer’s vast repertoire and reaffirms the human voice as our most transcendent instrument.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Brian Eno first composed the electronic Discreet Music in 1975 after a car accident that put him in a full-body cast. Stream Toronto-based Contact ensemble's new recording all week.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Listen to Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir's latest album, "In the Light of Air," this week.
Monday, August 03, 2015
If Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi were alive today, he’d probably be another voice in the demand for music streaming services to get their acts together with classical music.
Monday, February 16, 2015
The centerpiece of Gregory W. Brown's "Moonstrung Air" is Missa Charles Darwin, a six-part mass inspired by Charles Darwin and evolutionary science. Stream the album in full all week.
Monday, January 12, 2015
John Luther Adams has mastered the sonic world of the outdoors and open space. His newest album centers around his first string quartet, "The Wind in High Places."
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Caroline Shaw spent practically all her life studying & playing the violin. But then, two years after enrolling in grad school for composition, she won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Her Music, Q2 Music's 24-hour celebration of emerging female composers, features 134 composers, and it's streaming now until 11:59 pm.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Even as women have achieved growing parity in the ranks of professional musicians, their numbers are noticeably small in one key area: the composers whose works are performed.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Los Angeles-based ensemble wild Up's new album "Feather & Stone" presents an unexpected mashup of pieces, ranging from jazz to a collage of found sounds. Stream the album all this week.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Roman Mints's new album blurs present and past with pieces by Ysaÿe, Piazzolla, Schnittke, Silvestrov and Dobrinka Tabakova. Stream the full album all this week.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The AIDS fundraising organization Red Hot has turned its focus to J.S. Bach. Stream "Red Hot + Bach," a collection of the baroque master's sounds re-imagined by artists like Gabriel Kahane and Shara Worden.