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Angelica Negron

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Raiding the Concert Archives

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Since taking the helm as Music Director in 2009, the NY Phil's Alan Gilbert has been doing an annual series of new works called Contact!  To its credit, so far the series has presented over ten world premiere-New York Philharmonic commissions.

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The Brothers Balliett

What's in a Name?

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Although self-professed symphonies, concertos, and suites are far from disappearing (new examples are created each year), many composers are feeling an impulse to give their pieces an utterly unique name. This week the Brothers Balliett look at four composers that lean towards the unique and imaginative side when titling their work.

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Hammered!

Homegrown Hits

Monday, December 16, 2013

New Yorkers needn't travel far to hear music from a great composer, and this week on Hammered! we follow suit with a week's worth of borough-hopping playlists that survey New York City's young composers.

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New York Now

Listen: Jóhann Jóhannsson and Angélica Negrón at (Le) Poisson Rouge

Monday, September 09, 2013

Last month, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson and Puerto Rican-born multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón shared a double bill of contemplative electronica and indie-classical experimentation. Listen to the entire show on demand.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Phyllis Chen Ennobles the Toy Piano in 'Little Things'

Monday, August 12, 2013

On Phyllis Chen's "Little Things," you forget about the novelty of the toy piano and start to focus on its possibilities. Stream the full album all this week.

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Q2 Music

Music Boxes, Toys and Found Sounds with Angélica Negrón

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Combining found sounds and toy instruments with electronics and orchestral instruments, Angélica Negrón's compositions a sound both futuristic and nostalgic. Take a video tour of her apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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New Sounds

Raiding the Concert Archives

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Since taking the helm as Music Director in 2009, the NY Phil's Alan Gilbert has been doing an annual series of new works called Contact!  To its credit, so far the series has presented some ten world premiere-New York Philharmonic commissions and one U.S. premiere.

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Q2 Music

Preview: New Video Series Shares Composers' Creative Spaces

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Q2 Spaces is a new video series that gives you an intimate guided tour inside musicians' homes and studios. Catch a sneak preview with electronic music misfit Dan Deacon and multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón.

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Maverick Mixtapes

Maverick Mixtapes: Angélica Negrón

Friday, March 30, 2012

For Maverick Mixtapes, we've asked musicians from different musical backgrounds to curate an hour of music that they deemed best fit the ideal of an "American Maverick." Today's featured musician is composer and performer Angélica Negrón.

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Q2 Music

Angélica Negrón: Infusing Magic into the Delicate and Remote

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Angélica Negrón's music is a whisper. A young composer, she has crafted a small oeuvre of concert works, each suffused with a kind of compassion, as if regarding something very small and delicate, but without condescension. She samples tiny noises, seemingly trivial sounds, and turns them into music.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Sxip Shirey & Angélica Negrón: Live from Merkin Concert Hall

Thursday, February 09, 2012

On February 7, the Ecstatic Music Festival 2012 brought together two performer/composers with a penchant for instrument invention and oddball electronic manipulation: Angélica Negrón and Sxip Shirely. The pair were joined by violinist Todd Reynolds, guitar innovator Noveller, and wine glass virtuoso Johnny Rodgers. Listen to an on-demand recording of the entire show.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Watch: Ecstatic Music Festival 2012 Preview

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

On Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 pm in The Greene Space, Q2 Music presents a live concert and videocast with a star-studded lineup of composer-performers from this season's hotly-anticipated Ecstatic Music Festival 2012. Hosted by WQXR's Terrance McKnight, the show includes performances by composer-percussionist Jason Treuting, multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negron, and musical polymath Jherek Bischoff.

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Cued Up

Look & Listen Festival: Part III

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Cease the last full month of Summer with the Look & Listen Festival running through August here on Cued Up. For the fest's third concert of four, enjoy two world premieres by the delightfully unclassifiable drummer/composer John Hollenbeck and his group The Claudia Quintet with Theo Bleckmann, a world premiere by past Q2 composer-portrait Angélica Negrón and works by toy piano wiz Phyllis Chen and textural magician Zibuokle Martinaityte.

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Cued Up

Concertronix

Sunday, June 26, 2011

This Sunday at 2 pm, Cued Up brings you some recent live performances of music by composers Karen Tanaka, Tristan Perich, Angélica Negrón, Alexis Bacon, Ricardo Romaneiro, György Ligeti, and other works that feature acoustic instruments sounding electronic, vice versa, and in between.

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Nadia Sirota

Fer Mata

Monday, May 09, 2011

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: I don't envy composers. In addition to working long hours in relative isolation, the life of a young composer can sometimes seem pretty demoralizing; like actors, composers are constantly applying for various positions and experiencing rejection. Grants, festivals, teaching positions, awards, all of these plaudits are achieved via an application process that can feel extremely elusive.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

MATA Festival Webcast: Composer/Performers

Monday, May 02, 2011

On Wednesday May 11 at 7:30 pm, Nadia Sirota hosts an evening chock full of world premieres from young composer-performers live from (Le) Poisson Rouge, home of the 2011 installment of the landmark New Music commissioning series, MATA Festival. The show features performances from Corey Dargel and Dither Electric Guitar Quartet, Angélica Negrón and Cantori NY, Chris Danforth with Jeff Bina, and French-born bassist, Florent Ghys, and includes on-stage interviews with the composers themselves.

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Q2 Music

Introducing Angélica Negrón

Thursday, October 28, 2010

November's featured composer on Q2 is Angélica Negrón. Capturing fleeting, often over-looked moments of beauty in daily life, she channels them into a style that is wistfully idiosyncratic and contemplative.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Circles & Lines

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Contemporary music ensembles are more often than not spearheaded by dedicated performers who band together out of a shared chemistry and passion for performing new works. In the case of Circles & Lines however, it is a consortium motivated by composers who are committed to presenting a range of accessible, yet eclectic and unique compositional styles.

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