Two pillars of the local music scene, Wayne Horvitz and Tom Baker, are cooking up new projects that bring improvisers into the concert hall.
Local presenters come together to give the city a healthy dose of DBR and The Mission.
Trimpin: Archival Investigations, housed through February 24 at the Jack Straw New Media Gallery, is a retrospective view of some of the artist’s best known pieces from the 1970s and ’80s—works which mark him as a master mixer of computers and traditional acoustic instruments.
A look at Seattle Symphony’s 2005 Made in America Festival.
The Seattle Chamber Players not only sold out its performance of Astor Piazzolla’s opera, María de Buenos Aires, but could barely accommodate a second audience which eagerly paid for tickets to the morning’s dress rehearsal. Why so popular?
Greetings from Seattle! Washington composers are fortunate to have a group, the Washington Composers Forum, which disseminates information and presents events. Forum President Christopher Shainin says this about our new music scene: “Like other cities, Seattle offers a range of new music, from the quasi-improvised and electronic, to scores for orchestral, rock, jazz, and concert band instruments. But here…