How NFTs are creating more equity for artists

With the continued rise and popularity of crypto-currency, artists are beginning to see the benefits of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for their artwork. On Episode 22 of “DISCOVERY,” we’ll discuss the financial viability of NFTs for artists, and how they’re adding to the value of artists’ work. Guest: Amy Whitaker, writer, artist, researcher and assistant professor, […]

Walden Chamber Music Society May Concert

Walden Chamber Music Society's May concert presents Walden's Artistic Director and Concert Pianist Jo Boatright who will be joined by Mark Rush, violin, Matt Diekman, viola and Camilla Bonzo on cello. The program will include Intermezzo for violin, viola and ‘cello by Zoltàn Kodàly, Aubade for violin, viola and 'cello by Georges Enescu, Viva by […]

Engender Roundtable

Join Nicky Manlove and Bradford Dumont as they facilitate a roundtable with all of the guests from the Engender series: Abdullah Hall, Bex Bagnato, Erik Peregrine, Jace Kaholokula Saplan, Lindsey Deaton, Logan Bradford, Mari Esabel Valverde, and Michael Bussewitz-Quarm. Date & Time: Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 7 PM CDT Watch on Facebook Live here.

To the Fore

In this finale of the North State Symphony's 20th season, they bring to the spotlight composers and works that have everything from exotic combinations of instruments and orchestral color to unique storylines.  The sampling begins with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich and her Chamber Symphony, a work whose elaborate melodic writing and rich and varied sonorities explore […]


The creative and collaborative interweaving of classical music with elements of social justice, language, and improvisation has made Jessie Montgomery one of America’s most relevant and sought-after composers. For the second episode of her Close Quarters musical curation, Montgomery is working directly with episode director Isabel Leonard to craft an original work of video art incorporating the composer’s brilliant and eclectic program with cinematic footage of […]

Pop-up Spring Sound Garden on West River Parkway

This outdoor, self-guided event is free and family-friendly, but requires reservations as capacity is limited. Further details such as exact location and directions are provided upon registration. Wavelets Creative presents composer JG Everest’s entire four-part Water Suite: Four Seasonal Sound Gardens in a series of free outdoor, self-guided “pop-up” events along West River Parkway in […]

Pale Yellow

Date & Time: Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 3 PM CT Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 North State Street, New Ulm, MN, 56073, United States (map) ProMusica Minnesota will present the last New Ulm-based concert of the season. The performance begins with the Piano Trio Hob XV:21, in C Major by Classical composer Joseph Haydn. Next, […]

Jupiter String Quartet Gives Virtual Concert presented by Chicago Chamber Music Society

On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:30am CT, the Jupiter Quartet will perform a virtual concert presented by Chicago Chamber Music Society. Jupiter will perform George Walker’s “Lyric” for String Quartet; excerpts from Michi Wiancko’s To Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores; and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden.” Michi Wiancko’s […]

ACF Study Group on Code Switching

ACF Invites you to engage in a discussion of Code-Switching. Quite often used as a survival tactic for BIPOC navigating white spaces, code-switching can be adjusting the way we talk or how we do our hair, or how we dress to fit into the dominant culture. What does it mean and what is its impact? […]

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 […]