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Listen: Kati Agócs 'Tantric Variations' Live at the Library of Congress

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On Dec. 17, 2016, the Cecilia String Quartet presented the U.S. premiere of Kati Agóc's "Tantric Variations" at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Listen now.

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Watch: Vicky Chow Performs Andy Akiho's 'Vick(i/y)'

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Watch pianist Vicky Chow perform composer Andy Akiho's haunting "Vick(i/y)" for prepared piano at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works and at the Storm King sculpture garden.

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Listen: Kati Agócs 'Tantric Variations' Live at the Library of Congress

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On Dec. 17, 2016, the Cecilia String Quartet presented the U.S. premiere of Kati Agóc's "Tantric Variations" at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Listen now.

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Nordic Affect's 'Raindamage'

Monday, February 20, 2017

"Raindamage," the new album from the all female quartet Nordic Affect, continues the Icelandic ethos of innovating and exploring while staying connected to the roots of the world.

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Celebrating Trickster, Polystylist John Adams @ 70

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sunday, Feb. 20, join host Phil Kline for an encore presentation celebrating the birthday of one of classical music's most celebrated and performed living composers: John Adams.

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On-Demand Video: Bing & Ruth's 'No Home of the Mind' Release Party

Monday, February 13, 2017

Steered by composer David Moore, the group Bing & Ruth is equal parts chamber and ambient music. Watch the release party for their latest album from The Greene Space at WQXR.

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Listen: yMusic and Son Lux's 'First'

Monday, February 13, 2017

For its third album, "First," chamber sextet yMusic worked with composer Son Lux, and the record is a dynamic testament to what’s possible with sympathetic artists. Listen all week.

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Listen: Meredith Monk, Ani Choying Drolma and Art as Spiritual Practice

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

On November 17, 2016, composer-singer Meredith Monk and Nepalese Buddhist musician Ani Choying Dolma delivered spiritual, voice-driven sets at Brooklyn's National Sawdust.

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American Contemporary Music Ensemble's 'Thrive on Routine'

Monday, February 06, 2017

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble's new album, Thrive on Routine, offers a program that reflects the aesthetic of the ensemble's star composer-performer members. Listen now.

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Video Premiere: Grant Cutler's 'Georgia'

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

For Grant Cutler's "Georgia," the composer and electronic musician recorded artists improvising to delayed recordings of themselves. Watch the video premiere for the work.

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Philip Glass's Violin Concerto and Leonard Bernstein's Serenade

Monday, January 30, 2017

Philip Glass's First Violin Concerto, hardly new to the discography, has just received its definitive recording, three decades after its premiere, with soloist Renaud Capuçon.

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Philip Glass @ 80: A 24-Hour Birthday Celebration

Monday, January 30, 2017

This Sunday, Q2 Music celebrates the 80th birthday of the iconic minimalist composer Philip Glass with an encore 24-hour marathon of his music. 

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Listen Live: San Fermin & NOW Ensemble at the Ecstatic Music Festival

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

On Jan. 25 at 7:30 pm, tune in for a live stream of indie rockers San Fermin and new-music mainstays Now Ensemble live from the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.

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Announcing: New Sounds with John Schaefer on Q2 Music

Monday, January 23, 2017

Beginning Monday, Jan. 23, WNYC's New Sounds – an hour of new and unusual music with John Schaefer – can be heard at 9 am and 6 pm daily on Q2 Music.

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Ian David Rosenbaum's 'Memory Palace'

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ian David Rosenbaum’s newest album, "Memory Palace," seems dedicated to suburban American nature and the natural world we tend to overlook. Listen all week.

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Writer Hilton Als Talks Ruthlessness and Freeing Your Art-Making

Monday, January 23, 2017

Hilton Als is an intellectual omnivore who roots his art and criticism in reality and truth. Als talks with Helga Davis about being comfortable owning your anger and art-making.

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Norway's Jaga Jazzist Embraces Vintage Funk and Krautrock

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Jaga Jazzist is a Norwegian ensemble that draws inspiration from jazz, vintage funk and Krautrock. We join the members backstage at Le Poisson Rouge for an interview and performance.

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Opera Company Trades Limo Seats for Earbuds with 'Hopscotch' Disc

Monday, January 16, 2017

How can a site-specific opera – one in which audiences were shuttled around Los Angeles in limos, side-by side with performers – translate to the static medium of a recording?

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Watch 360-Degree Video: Make Radio with Meet the Composer at the Met Cloisters

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

On Jan. 20, Meet the Composer and host Nadia Sirota welcomed audiences to the Met Cloisters for an afternoon of radio- and music-making. Watch 360-degree video of the performance.

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Listen: 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival Launches with Bang on a Can All-Stars

Monday, January 09, 2017

Monday, Jan. 9 at 7:30 pm, join us in kicking off the 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival with a live stream of the Bang on a Can All-Stars annual People's Commissioning Fund Concert.

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Video Premiere: Robert Honstein's 'Grand Tour'

Monday, January 09, 2017

Robert Honstein's "Grand Tour" offers a musical tour of the canals, alleyways and lagoons of Venice, Italy. Watch pianist Karl Larson perform the piece in this video premiere.

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