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The 2021 Festival The Year of the Festival Artist

This will be a live and in person gathering. Wintergreen Music is happy to announce that they are planning an exciting and safe 2021 Festival, designed to maximize your experience and maximize your safety. From July 7 through August 1, they will welcome musicians, students, and patrons in person (from the mountain top!) and virtually […]

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America/Beautiful: Min Kwon, In the Catacombs

Last year, as America reckoned with the pandemic, racial protests, and political upheaval, pianist Min Kwon looked at her two daughters — whose birthdays fall on Presidents’ Day and the Fourth of July — and asked herself what kind of a country they would grow up in. Out of that reflection came America/Beautiful, a project where […]

World Premiere of Composer Robert Sirota’s Two Variations on America the Beautiful, Commissioned by Min Kwon for her America/Beautiful Project

On Friday, July 9, 2021 at 5 PM CT | 6 PM ET, pianist Min Kwon will give the world premiere of composer Robert Sirota’s Two Variations on America the Beautiful, presented by Death of Classical’s Angel’s Share series at Green-Wood Cemetery (500 25th St., Brooklyn, NY). Sirota composed these variations – “. . . […]

OUTSIDE VOICES: HALE FARM

The Akron Symphony Orchestra presents its Outside Voices Concert Series at Hale Farm & Village on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM CT | 7:30 PM ET The free concert will feature the Akron Symphony Strings performing works by Clarice Assad (a McKnight Visiting Composer), Julia Perry, Antonín Dvořák and Quinn Mason (a NextNotes […]

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America/Beautiful: Min Kwon, In the Catacombs

Last year, as America reckoned with the pandemic, racial protests, and political upheaval, pianist Min Kwon looked at her two daughters — whose birthdays fall on Presidents’ Day and the Fourth of July — and asked herself what kind of a country they would grow up in. Out of that reflection came America/Beautiful, a project where […]

Distant Voyages: Jeffrey Swann

Folklore, mystery, and the natural world collide in this atmospheric program showcasing masterpieces of the western tradition. From the complex interiority of Schumann’s Sonata in F# minor, Op. 11 to Liszt’s evocative Années de Pèlerinage and Debussy’s shimmering l’isle Joyeuse, renowned pianist Jeffrey Swann takes the listener on a thrilling journey through the inner and […]

Steven Takasugi’s “Sideshow”

The 2021 Twin Cities New Music Festival presents "Sideshow" by Steven Takasugi, under the direction of Perry So. Based on the dark sideshows of Coney Islands amusement parks in the early part of the 20th century, "Sideshow" is a meditation on the virtuosity, freak shows, entertainment, spectacle, business, and the sacrifices one makes to survive […]

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San Francisco Contemporary Music Players’ 50th Season

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players' 50th Season Online is in full swing, and at the end of the week, Program 1 will launch with at the CROSSROADS series with the world premiere of Unravel–a new work for solo piano by SF Search for Scores winner Josiah Catalan–alongside Jeff Anderle's brilliant performance of Echoes for clarinet and electronics by Contemporary Players' friend and […]

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players at the CROSSROADS series. PostScript to the Future

This year’s at the CROSSROADS series reflects an ongoing exploration of music that exists in the innovative realms of cross-genre connectivity. The Contemporary Players join their trans-Atlantic compatriots at Ensemble Intercontemporain by co-commissioning a new work from NYC-based composer and multi-instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey, whose fluency across stylistic streams has distinguished him as one of the most compelling […]

What Do You Hear?

For the cellist Rebecca Merblum, music has never been a standalone art. For her, sound and listening have always had topography. Each is connected to experiences and relationships. And then the pandemic emerged, and Merblum’s relationship to performance and music drastically shifted. So began the “Conversations for Duet with Cello.” Over the past year, Rebecca […]

COINCIDENT: Episode 4 Premiere + Virtual Reception

Zeitgeist presents the premiere of COINCIDENT Episode 4 (approximately 10 minutes), followed by a virtual reception (bring your own refreshments!) with Scott L. Miller and members of Zeitgeist. COINCIDENT is a telematic, multi-episode, audiovisual collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer Scott L. Miller (a McKnight fellow), visual artist Carole Kim, and an evolving list of artists. Each artist performs from […]

Greater Hartford Jazz Festival

The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz will be back in Bushnell Park this summer after being quieted by COVID last year. The festival, running Friday, July 16, 2021 to Sunday, July 18, 2021 brings back many of the artists slated for the canceled 2020 fest, including Liviu Pop, Kevin Powell, Adam Hawley, Eric Darius, Eric Roberson, […]