Part of Abington Art Center’s installation of The Lost Meeting, a collaborative project between J. Morgan Puett, spurse (a nebulous collective), Philadelphia-based curator Julie Courtney, and Bang on a Can’s David Lang.
John Adams and Peter Sellars count down to the premiere of Dr. Atomic at a New York press conference.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s popular Art After 5 series hosts local jazz artists all summer long.
First, the good news for composers and friends of contemporary music: the Brandeis University graduate program in composition and theory is alive and well after surviving a proposal for its elimination announced last year. Now, the bad news: small groups of composers poring over the details of this art form evidently seem as obscure and puzzling to the rest of the population as ever, and this can affect “life-or-death” choices at some universities, even at liberal arts schools such as Brandeis…
A look at Paul Dresher’s Slow Fire and The Tyrant.
A look inside Third Angle’s season finale.
A look at Seattle Symphony’s 2005 Made in America Festival.
Video game music on tour and a glimpse at a new opera.
Henna Chou’s strangest collaboration began when she answered an ad on Craigslist for a composer willing to write for toy instruments. Soon she was sucked into the Vortex—Austin’s experimental theater group, though the directors of Holes Before Bedtime resist that term.
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project trailblazes a fresh paradigm.