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English composer Jane Antonia Cornish makes a strong impression with "Continuum," a collection of wistful chamber music played by the ensemble Decoda.
Listen to the archived audio of the Met Museum's all-Arvo Pärt concert featuring chamber works performed by the New Juilliard Ensemble.
Chicago-based ensemble eighth blackbird's meticulous programming is seldom as intensely focused as it is on their latest album, "Filament." Stream the complete album all week.
Celebrate the 80th birthday of Arvo Pärt today with an encore stream of A World Apärt: a 24-hour survey of one of the most revolutionary voices of the 21st century.
Composer Sarah Kirkland Snider teams up with vocalist Shara Worden, Padma Newsome and D.M. Stith on her latest album.
I’m thrilled this week to give you a sneak peek of a new podcast called LPR Live coming out this Fall. It’s hosted by friend and colleague Conor Hanick and you should check it out!
The opening music of Philip Glass and director Robert Wilson's 1976 opera "Einstein on the Beach" is at the center of a new ad campaign celebrating athletic precision and endurance.
On June 14, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler joined artists of the annual Next Festival at Le Poisson Rouge for music of Lisa Bielawa, Paola Prestini and Peter Askim.
Listen to Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir's latest album, "In the Light of Air," this week.
Last month, powerhouse pianist Taka Kigawa performed music of Tristan Murail, Marco Stroppa and Claude Debussy live at Le Poisson Rouge.
It is simply too simplistic to say that Anna Thorvaldsdottir is "inspired by nature,” as has become the shorthand in describing composers hailing from Iceland.
Explore the peripheral world of the musically emergent with host Suzanne Farrin: Off the Grid returns for its third season today at 3 pm.
Listening to Peter Gregson's "Touch" is a superlative experience, with the luster of Gregson’s cello lines and the tender swells of the strings in panoramic view. Listen all this week.
On Dec. 11, 2014, the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale and the Yale Camerata joined forces for a program of new choral and orchestral music from graduate student composers.
On Nov. 20, 2014, New Music New Haven featured works by composers Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Christopher Theofandis, in addition to works by Yale graduate students.
On Oct. 2, 2014, New Music New Haven opened its 2014-2015 season with music by student composers and by visiting composer-performer and instrument builder Paul Dresher.
Guest Composer Andrew Ford and several Yale graduate students are featured at the April 17, 2014 concert presented by New Music New Haven.
Are you hungering for some fresh and imaginative pieces that feature the trombone, that most unusual of brass instruments? Join the Brothers Balliett Thursday at 3 pm.
Saturday August 29, Q2 Music presents an encore presentation of "Jaunā Mūzika: Latvija" (New Music: Latvia) – a 24-hour marathon of dynamic new music from the heart of the Baltics.
New Music New Haven features the music of Ezra Laderman, Ingram Marshall, and Christopher Theofanidis, in addition to works by Yale graduate students on their March 6, 2014 program.