The New Canon : April 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012
This week, the New Canon gets vocal with new choral works by Eric Whitacre and Bob Chilcott, plus a stunning menagerie of pieces by Arvo Pärt via our Album of the Week.
Monday, April 23, 2012
This week on the New Canon, we feature Ethel's "Heavy," the string quartet's latest showcase of New York composers. It streams as part of our latest Q2 Music webcast premiere, in which we stream a new album in its entirety.
Monday, April 16, 2012
This week, the New Canon streams clarinetist composer Evan Ziporyn's new album, Big Grenadilla/Mumbai, an atmospheric duo of concertos for unconventional solo instruments. Plus, music by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Brooklyn Rider and Krzysztof Penderecki.
Monday, April 09, 2012
This week, the New Canon streams its webcast premiere of Claire Chase's Terrestre, preceded by a new work from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and a re-issue from pianist Ursula Oppens and composer Frederic Rzewski.
Monday, April 02, 2012
The New Canon is back with a new format, focusing on new releases. Up first: A beguiling Anna Clyne, a visual quartet from Louis Andriessen, choral fixation from Jennifer Higdon and a Cage extravaganza courtesy of So Percussion.