On Monday, June 2 at 7 pm ET, Q2 Music presents a live audio webcast of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in Arvo Pärt's epic masterpiece Kanon Pokajanen. Live from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Streams Tuesdays at 8 pm; encore Saturdays at 10 am on Q2 Music
New York Now brings you live shows from New York's most dynamic venues and presenters. From live audio webcasts to a rich, evolving archive of on-demand shows, New York Now puts the best of the contemporary classical music scene directly at your fingertips.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
On Tuesday, April 15 at 8 pm, Q2 Music presents an exclusive webcast of the Juilliard School's four 2014 composers' competition winners as recorded live Feb. 14 at Alice Tully Hall.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
March 29, the Kid Millions-helmed percussion ensemble Man Forever joined electronic artist William Basinski onstage for the final evening of the Ecstatic Music Festival 2014.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Saturday, March 1, inventive singer-songwriter Mirah and composer-percussionist Susie Ibarra shared the stage at the 2014 Ecstatic Music festival for reworkings of each other's music as well as the world premiere of We Float – a new collaborative work considering the effect of space travel on the human experience.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
March 26, avant rock duo Buke and Gase joined So Percussion at Merkin Concert Hall, as part of the 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival. The evening features new music performed on a mix of traditional and homemade instruments. Listen to the entire show on demand.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Watch the archived video webcast of the Kronos Quartet performing key works from their contemporary canon in The Greene Space, recorded live on Monday night.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, we presented a live audio webcast of composer-performers Timo Andres, Gabriel Kahane, Ted Hearne, Becca Stevens and Nathan Koci at the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Last Thursday, Q2 Music presented a live audio stream of the Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert featuring music of Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry.
Friday, March 07, 2014
March 7, Q2 Music streamed a live webcast of Le Poisson Rouge's in-house Ensemble LPR, performing the music of Jonny Greenwood, Bryce Dessner and Bela Bartok. Listen to the show on demand.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Last month, New York City's Mivos Quartet joined poet and hip hop artist Saul Williams for an evening of new solo and collaborative works, including the U.S. premiere of Thomas Kessler's Williams's NGH WHT.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
February 19, composer-vocalist Lesley Flanigan joined Brooklyn-based performance-art rockers People Get Ready as part of Kaufman Music Center's 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival. The evening included the premiere of a new collaborative vocal composition as well as sets from both Flanigan and the band.
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
On Feb. 1, post-minimal jazz trio Dawn of Midi joined the newly-formed chamber sextet Bright Wave for an evening of premieres as part of the 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival. Stream the entire show on demand.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Jan. 31, Brooklyn-based indie trio Hospitality, teamed up with the new-music wunderkinds Face the Music to kick off the 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival live in The Greene Space at WQXR. Watch the entire performance on demand.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Q2 Music streams "CONTACT! Yefim Bronfman and Friends" – the latest installment of the new-music series presented by the New York Philharmonic and the 92nd St. Y and featuring Yefim Bronfman.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Hear one of the world’s finest vocal chamber groups, the Hilliard Ensemble, on Q2 Music. The program is part of the Hilliard's farewell tour, as the group will disband in late 2014.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
On Jan. 3, composer-pianist Nico Muhly joined Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto for a joint show at (Le) Poisson Rouge featuring music by Glass, Pärt, Bach and Muhly himself. Hear the entire performance on demand.
Monday, December 30, 2013
On Tues, Dec. 17, Q2 Music recorded the Texas-founded, experimental ambient duo Stars of the Lid and the Wordless Music Orchestra for a collaborative concert of intricate, drone-heavy minimalism. Stream the entire performance.
Friday, December 20, 2013
Q2 Music celebrated the centenary of legendary Polish composer Witold Lutosławski with a live audio webcast from Symphony Space featuring a performance by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble. Hear the entire show on-demand.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
This past November, violinist Hilary Hahn performed her most recent encore-commissioning project, "In 27 Pieces," live from Greenwich House. Stream excerpts this week.
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Q2 Music brings you "An Evening with Esa-Pekka Salonen" – the most recent installment of the New York Philharmonic's new-music series CONTACT!. The music was recorded live at NoHo's SubCulture.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Listen to the archived broadcast of George Benjamin's erotic, macabre and widely-lauded opera Written on Skin, as recorded live at Tanglewood this past August.