Though only 34 years old, violinist Hilary Hahn has been making waves in the classical world for over twenty years. This past November, she performed her most recent encore-commissioning project, "In 27 Pieces," live from Greenwich House. Stream excerpts this week.
Streams Tuesdays at 8 pm; encore Saturdays at 10 am on Q2 Music
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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.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
On Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music celebrates 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 (ACME).
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.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Saturday at 7 pm, Q2 Music presented a live audio webcast of Alarm Will Sound's all Steve Reich concert from the Met Museum. It included the hometown premiere of Reich's Radiohead-inspired Radio Rewrite.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
On Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music presents a live audio webcast of music by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki with performances by Ensemble Pi, Penderecki Quartet and others. Host Helga Davis interviews Penderecki from the stage at Symphony Space.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Tonight at 7 pm, Q2 Music streamed the second of two live audio webcasts featuring music of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw. The concert featured works for strings, including a world premiere.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Q2 Music recently streamed the first in a series of two live audio webcasts featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw. Listen to the concert featuring Shaw in performance with Roomful of Teeth.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Friday at 7 pm, Q2 Music presented a live audio webcast of "The Permanent Collection" – music of Adès, Ligeti, Wagner and Ives performed by the ensemble Alarm Will Sound.
Monday, September 09, 2013
Last month, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson and Puerto Rican-born multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón shared a double bill of contemplative electronica and indie-classical experimentation. Listen to the entire show on demand.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
On June 23, JACK Quartet and cellist Joshua Roman joined forces to present an era-blending mix of music by late Renaissance master Carlo Gesualdo, alongside premieres by Joshua Roman and Jefferson Friedman. Stream the entire concert on demand.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
On June 14, as part of Le Poisson Rouge's five year anniversary, violinist Jennifer Koh and Ensemble LPR presented an eclectic program of music by John Zorn, Charles Wuorinen and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
On Tuesday, June 18 at 8 pm, Q2 Music streams an adrenalized double bill of new-music powerhouse Alarm Will Sound and the music of composer Caleb Burhans, and the lyrical, ambient electronic duo, itsnotyouitsme, consisting of Burhans and guitarist Grey McMurray.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
On March 28, the Juilliard School's new-music ensemble, AXIOM, partnered with members of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki to present a concert highlighting music of American and Finnish origin. Led by conductor Susanna Mälkki, music director of the Ensemble Intercontemporain, the concert was part of an exchange program that will also send Juilliard musicians to Helsinki this August.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
This final concert of the 2013 Look & Listen Festival boasted the talents of Claire Chase, Svet Stoyanov, Phyllis Chen, Cuddle Magic, Sybarite5, and the Momenta Quartet. Stream show audio on demand.
Friday, May 17, 2013
On May 17, the 2013 Look & Listen Festival kicked off with performances by the JACK Quartet, the cello-piano duo of Nick Canellakis and Michael Brown and the a cappella group The M6. Stream the complete show on demand.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
On May 16 at Miller Theatre, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Third Coast Percussion presented the music of Mexico City-born composer Julio Estrada, including the world premiere of a Miller Theatre commission. Hear the whole show.
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.
Monday, May 13, 2013
On Wednesday, pianist Vicky Chow celebrated the centennial of the premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring with a live performance from The Greene Space. Watch the full event.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
On Tuesday, April 30 at 8 pm, Q2 Music streams Chinary Ung's 70th Birthday Concert performed by the New York New Music Ensemble and featuring the New York premiere of Aura along with several chamber works.
Monday, April 29, 2013
On Monday, a star-studded line-up celebrated John Corigliano's 75th birthday at LPR. Listen to the archive of Q2 Music's live audio webcast of the event.