Join Q2 Music and Cantaloupe Music on Friday, Sept. 12 at 8 pm in The Greene Space, to experience John Luther Adams's Pulitzer Prize-winning Become Ocean in engulfing 5.1 surround sound, just as the composer says it was meant to be heard. Tickets are now available.
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Sunday, August 10, 2014
The versatile composer, singer and theater artist Rinde Eckert played diverse instruments and sound-making devices in a solo set contemplating geography and the numinousness of objects as part of the 2014 Ferus Festival of performance-workshops at The Stone. Listen to his entire set on demand.
Friday, August 08, 2014
The last day of the 2014 Ferus Festival featured three cantatas by David Felsenfeld. Recorded on May 18 at The Stone and narrated by Wesley Stace, the evening covering topics of fear, jealousy, sexuality, slavish devotion, anxiety and murder. Listen to the entire concert on demand.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
The inaugural Ferus Festival continued on May 14 with a portrait of librettist Niloufar Talebi. The evening addressed various moments in Persian/Iranian history through song cycle, chamber opera and theatrical performance. Hear the entire show on demand.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The 2014 Ferus Festival's fifth concert, held at The Stone, included premieres of new works by Jeffrey Ziegler, Paola Prestini and Andy Akiho performed by the composers themselves, Helga Davis, Mivos Quartet and Ian Rosenbaum. Listen to the entire concert on demand.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
On the third night of the 2014 Ferus Festival held at The Stone, singer-composer Helga Davis, clarinetist-composer Kinan Azmeh, and violinist-composer Cornelius Dufallo collaborated for a night filled with original music. Stream the entire concert on demand.
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Two compositions by the young Juilliard-trained composer Gity Razaz began the second night of the Ferus Festival at The Stone. The evening included a work for Jeffrey Zeigler for solo cello and electronics as well as a song cycle based on the poetry of Galway Kinnell. Listen to the entire show on demand.
Friday, August 01, 2014
Pianist Vijay Iyer, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, bassist Scott Colley and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi joined forces on May 12 to open the 2014 Ferus Festival of new music at The Stone. Listen to the entire concert on demand, featuring original works by all four featured composer-performers.
Monday, July 07, 2014
The week-long festival celebrating Louis Andriessen's life and work concluded with a concert presentation of his complete string quartets. The Aeolus Quartet, Juilliard's graduate resident string quartet for this year, performed. Stream excerpts from the concerts on demand.
Sunday, July 06, 2014
Composers Derek Bermel and Ruby Fulton shared a program with Louis Andriessen and the late French composer Florent Schmitt at the "Andriessen 75" festival. Stream the entire concert, performed by the EDGE Ensemble, the Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Ensemble, and violinist Monica Germino.
Saturday, July 05, 2014
The Bang on a Can All-Stars brought their powerhouse energy and skill to the "Andriessen 75" festival in Washington, D.C., playing some of the composer's most iconic works.
Friday, July 04, 2014
Wednesday, July 9 at 11 am ET, Phil Kline continues his presentation of the "Andriessen 75" festival in Washington, D.C. with "Andriessen's Piano/Andriessen's Jazz" featuring pianists Molly Orlando and Francesca Hurst as well as the Brad Linde Jazz Ensemble.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
At the "Andriessen 75" festival in Washington, D.C., Cristina Zavalloni, Monica Germino and Andrea Rebaudengo performed a program of music from the Dutch composer himself (including a piece inspired by the Beatles), Stravinsky, and Cage. Stream individual works from the concert on demand.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
At the "Andriessen 75" festival, pieces by Andriessen, Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon and Donnacha Dennehy tested the versatility of the violin. The concert took place April 7 in Washington, D.C. with a performance by violinist Monica Germino and sound design by Frank van der Weij.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The first concert of "Andriessen 75," the week-long celebration of Louis Andriessen's 75th birthday held in Washington D.C. this April, featured the Dutch composer's ambitious opera La Commedia.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
In a night of premieres during the NY Phil Biennial, composers Christopher Rouse, Peter Eötvös and Julia Adolphe heard their works performed in Avery Fischer Hall.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
With landmark works from and inspired by the avant-garde period, Juilliard's AXIOM ensemble and conductor Jeffrey Milarsky closed their 2013-2014 series with a surreal touch on April 17 in Alice Tully Hall. Hear the entire concert on demand.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Dutch pianist Ralph van Raat made his New York City debut at (Le) Poisson Rouge on May 12 with a solo piano survey of modern Minimalism, including music of Louis Andriessen, David Lang and John Adams.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Ensemble AXIOM and conductor Jeffrey Milarsky's second concert of their 2013-2014 series, in conjunction with Carnegie Hall's Vienne: City of Dreams festival, featured Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas and others in Alice Tully Hall on February 27.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Young composers had the spotlight, as did solo musicians, at the New York Philharmonic Biennial CONTACT! concert on Tuesday, June 3 at SubCulture. Join host Phil Kline in listening Friday at 3 pm.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
The New York Philharmonic's Biennial featured this "Beyond Recall" concert, in which composers created works inspired by site-specific sculptures in Salzburg. Stream audio from the performance now.