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  • 12:00 AM
    Overnights
  • Luxuriate in vast stretches of immersive, cutting-edge and evocative 21st century repertoire on Overnights on Q2 Music. Not only is this your chance to enjoy longer pieces than those you'd hear during the rest of the day, but Overnights also spices its programming with flavors of cerebral indie-electronic and poignant, complex ambient music.

  • 06:00 AM
    Living Music, Living Composers
  • A home for immersive festival programming, composer insights, live audio and video webcasts and access to today’s leading new-music performers and venues.

  • 10:00 AM
    Hammered!
  • Runs in the Family

    Family ties resemble teacher-student relations in weird ways. A student's music might "resemble" a teacher's style, or sometimes try very hard to disassociate itself. This week on Hammered! we sort through the branches of four different musical family trees.

  • 11:00 AM
    Phil Kline
  • Phil Kline is a composer who makes music in many genres and contexts, from experimental electronics and sound installations to songs, choral, theater, chamber and orchestral music.

    Hear Phil Kline weekdays from 11 am to 1 pm on Q2 Music.

  • 01:00 PM
    Living Music, Living Composers
  • A home for immersive festival programming, composer insights, live audio and video webcasts and access to today’s leading new-music performers and venues.

  • 03:00 PM
    Mixtapes
  • Grooves, Pulses/Florals and Lines with Vicky Chow

    A fixture in New York's new-music scene, often as a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, pianist Vicky Chow has worked with a formidable and varied roster of composers and performers, from John Adams and Terry Riley to Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo. Her Mixtape includes piano-driven music by Terry Riley, Nik Bartsch, Donnacha Dennehy, Thomas Adès, Chris Cerrone, Alva Noto and more.

     

  • 04:00 PM
    Composers Speak Out
  • Here’s your chance to hear directly from your favorite composers as they offer insights into the inspiration and process behind their music. This hybrid, virtual hosting by some of today’s most fascinating and celebrated composers draws back the curtain on the creative process and provides an exclusive perspective on the music you’re about to hear.

     

  • 05:00 PM
    Living Music, Living Composers
  • A home for immersive festival programming, composer insights, live audio and video webcasts and access to today’s leading new-music performers and venues.

  • 07:30 PM
    Listen Live: Timo Andres, Gabriel Kahane, Ted Hearne, Becca Stevens & Nathan Koci
  • On-Demand Audio: Timo Andres, Gabriel Kahane, Ted Hearne, Becca Stevens & Nathan Koci

    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.

  • 09:30 PM
    Living Music, Living Composers
  • A home for immersive festival programming, composer insights, live audio and video webcasts and access to today’s leading new-music performers and venues.

  • 10:00 PM
    Evenings
  • A lush and meditative mix of 21st century classical repertoire spiked with juxtapositions of world music, Evenings on Q2 Music explores the rich counterpoint and surprising affinities that exist amongst musics from culture far and wide. From hypnotic minimalist compositions to energetic neo-classical works to music that proclaims cultural roots and ancient timbres, Evenings highlight the universal language of music.