Field Reports

Minneapolis: Build It And They Will Come

The Renegade Ensemble’s enlists armature musicians into its ranks, cultivating a more community-first approach which attracts a favorable crowd to this relative newcomer to the Twin Cities music scene.

Boston: Insecure in Cambridge

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?