Posts in Field Reports
A politically themed concert portrays outrage over the sorry state of American democracy, but is it somehow inappropriate to admire that emotionless, unpolitical thing called “technique” (structure, counterpoint, tonality) at an event such as this?
Philip Glass’s Orion gets rock-star treatment.
Downtown music luminaries celebrate Meredith Monk’s 40 years on the scene with a marathon concert.
The COYO commissions and performs a new score from second-year graduate student Casey Hale.
A look inside the 2005 Sight Unseen film festival reveals a wide range of diversity.
Two world premieres by local composers compliment the start of a huge new Stockhausen cycle.
A roundup of new music happenings during Boston’s 2005-06 music season.
Cynthia Hopkins’s Accidental Nostalgia is a stand out during the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe.
When the announcement came through that Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra was in town supporting their new release Not In Our Name, I felt both musically and politically compelled to be there…
Largely absent the media glare focused on Dr. Atomic, Joan Tower’s Made in America received the first of at least 80 scheduled performances yesterday afternoon for some 1,200 concertgoers in a packed high school auditorium.