Part of Classical 105.9 WQXR, Q2 Music is a listener-supported, New York-based online station devoted to the music of living composers; a home for immersive festivals, live webcasts and on-demand concerts from today’s leading new-music performers and venues.
The Juilliard School's AXIOM Ensemble's 2014-2015 season began with an instant classic of American modernism and closed with a masterwork of the European avant-garde.
Join us all day today (Jan 30) for an encore presentation of Raised Voices: 24 hours of today's wild and ravishingly beautiful music for vocal and choral ensemble.
Watch a live videocast on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 pm of pianist and former Bang on a Can All-star Lisa Moore performing solo piano works by Philip Glass from Le Poisson Rouge.
John Luther Adams has mastered the sonic world of the outdoors and open space. His newest album centers around his first string quartet, "The Wind in High Places."
October 19, electronic-music composer Holly Herndon offered a response to Paul Lansky's seminal "Idle Chatter" series at the "Sound/Source" festival of electronic music.
October 19, pianist Vicky Chow performed Tristan Perich's music for piano and 1-bit electronics live at MoMA PS1 as part of the "Sound/Source" festival of electronic music.
Hear vocalist Olga Bell perform Alvin Lucier's seminal "I Am Sitting in a Room" live at MoMA PS1 as part of the day-long "Sound/Source" festival of electronic music.
The American-born, Germany-based composer Gloria Coates is the most prolific female symphonist of all time. Today at 3, the Brothers Balliett take a listen.
"Prayers Remain Forever," a new album of music by composer Martin Bresnick, finds inspiration from masters of the grotesque. Stream the entire album all this week.
Edgard Varèse is one of the greatest mavericks of all time. In this three-hour interview, flutist Claire Chase speaks with the late composer's assistant and confidant, Chou Wen-chung.
Composer and double bassist Florent Ghys keeps headphones firmly cupped to listeners' ears with the whimsy and exacting assembling of materials in his latest album "Télévision."
Happy holidaze! This week, the Brothers Balliett pay homage to that great holiday tradition of seemingly-endless travel; two airplane-centric works take centerstage today.
For the final day of Q2 Music's inaugural Advent Calendar, download a delicious bell-filled rendition of "Jesus Christ the Apple Tree" from composer Nico Muhly.
For the 23rd day of Q2 Music's inaugural Advent Calendar, composer and guitarist Aaron Roche offers an original Yuletide-inspired tune, "Angels, Etc."
Donnacha Dennehy’s latest release is an essential statement, a document of his works for orchestra written throughout his 30s. Stream the entire album all this week.
Q2 Music closed out 2014 with a one marathon countdown of the top 100 pieces of the last 100 years, chosen by listeners. Check out the full results.
Low City is the brainchild of producer/engineer Abe Seiferth (Yeasayer, Turing Machine) and composer Jeremy Turner. The duo presents this week's featured yMusic remix.
For the 22nd day of Q2 Music's inaugural Advent Calendar, download a reversed violones rendition of "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" from The Brothers Balliett's Doug Balliett.
For the 21st day of Q2 Music's inaugural Advent Calendar, download "O come, O come, Emmanuel," gorgeous tape loop track by the composer / performer, Caleb Burhans.
For the 20th day of Q2 Music's inaugural Advent Calendar, download "I Wonder as I Wander," a pensive lost-in-snow track from composer and radio host David Garland.