A promising approach to presenting new music stumbles. As it turned out, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times of…er, concerts.
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.