What today’s composers can learn from Mozart and Def Leppard.
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.
The Cleveland Orchestra performs the U.S. premiere of a new piano concerto by French-American composer Marc-Andre Dalbavie.
Much has been made about Marin Alsop’s appointment as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s new music director-elect—a post she’ll assume beginning in the 2007-08 season. To say the least, Alsop’s appointment marks an immense change at the helm for the BSO. Last night, Baltimore got a glimpse of the maestra in action.
Chicago Composers Forum’s Musicircus brought together over 500 performers, drawing a huge crowd.
A marathon-like new music “seance” evokes the spirit of Henry Cowell.
Unsilent Night marches a few hundred strangers into the surreal.
Intimate venue gives concertgoers an up-close look at a one-of-a-kind invented instrument.
After a concert of contemporary music by American women, you might say the homegrown Cavani Quartet is on track to become the next Kronos Quartet.