The Making of Donne Songs Without Words

A Choreographic Work for Viol Quartet and Baroque Harp by Eleonor Sandresky Parthenia Viol Consort and guests discuss the conception, composition and performance of Sandresky’s 2014 work, John Donne Songs Without Words, commissioned by Parthenia with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. Explore Donne’s poetry, the guiding aesthetic for this […]

Steve Reich and Amy Sillman – a live conversation with performances by Bang on a Can All-Stars

Bang on a Can, BOMB Magazine, and the Jewish Museum present a live conversation featuring composer Steve Reich and painter Amy Sillman, plus performances of two Reich classics: Piano/Video Phase and Electric Counterpoint by the Bang on a Can All-Stars’ David Cossin (percussion) and Mark Stewart (electric guitar). Among the most iconic and well-known composers […]

Rimon Artist Salon

The Rimon Artist Salon Series presents the debut performance of “Anna,” newly commissioned songs by acclaimed composer/performer Anat Spiegel (a 2020 McKnight Composer Fellowship recipient) inspired by the extraordinary poems of the late Yiddish writer Anna Margolin. Participation is free, but registration is required. Date & Time: Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7 PM CT Register […]

Craig Carnahan: Ghost Camp

The Singers – MCA, Matthew Culloton, conductor, perform the World Premier of Craig Carnahan’s “Ghost Camp” Text by Walt Whitman (1819-1892). The text for this piece dates to Walt Whitman’s experiences during the Civil War as a nurse and is taken from his journals and poetry. James Ramlet, narrator: Ruth Palmer, piano; Heather Barringer, marimba/vibraphone/crotales; […]

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Great Falls Symphony’s 62nd Live Concert Series – 2020-2021 Season

Great Falls Symphony announces their 100% FREE concert season this year until May 2021. "All of us at the Great Falls Symphony are fully committed to fulfilling our mission to infuse cultural vibrancy into the Great Falls community through transformative music events and education programs." All live performances will be FREE of charge, but need […]

After Hours: Latina Composers

The second edition of the much-beloved After Hours program is back, and this time, it is celebrating 11 astounding Latina composers. Russell Thomas, Artist in Residence-turned-host, curated this spectacular special to transport you right to Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Cuba and Peru (without ever leaving your home). Presented in collaboration with Opera San José and filmed […]

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MENDI+KEITH OBADIKE | LULL: a sleep temple (2020)

Lull, a sleep temple is an overnight musical work. In this project Mendi + Keith Obadike create a sonic environment for rest. The 8 hour livestream uses field recordings, analog synths, and slow-moving harmonies from pianos, guitars, banjos, bell plates, and elongated melodies to create a field of sound for dreaming. At the center of the work is […]

Tin Pan Allegiances, Featuring Music Inspired by NYC’s Tin Pan Alley

Composers Concordance presents Tin Pan Allegiances on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 5 PM CT | 6 PM ET at Michiko Studios in New York City. The concert commemorates and pays tribute to NYC's Tin Pan Alley, where publishers of zillions of popular songs had their offices. Songwriters associated with Tin Pan Alley included George […]

In Search of Peace – LIVESTREAM

This program will be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook. Minju Kim, violin; Keith Robinson, cello; Daniel Gilbert, clarinet; Donna Lee, piano Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 11, Ludwig van Beethoven Andante un poco mosso from Trio, Op. 99, Franz Schubert Lucas’s Garden, Amanda Harberg  Song Without Words, Libby Larsen Date & Time: Saturday, […]

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New Voice Festival – Past/Present/Future

BROOKLYN ART SONG SOCIETY'S inaugural New Voices Festival brings the start of an essential event for modern song. This first festival takes the tradition that created countless masterpieces and re-imagines it for the 21st century. 15 works by living composers, half of them world-premieres, reflect on the past and look toward the future SATURDAY, APRIL […]

NEW VOICES II

Each work in the second New Voices program takes a text from the past and gives it a new perspective, including words by Anna Akhmatova, George Eliot, Christina Rossetti, Walt Whitman, and more.  Featuring four world premiere works as well as classic Russian poetry newly translated by Jody McAuliffe (3 Russian Nocturnes). Date & Time: […]