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.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Q2 Music at the Proms features the premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto, the UK premiere of Gerald Barry's No Other People, and pieces by John White and Morton Feldman.
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.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
On March 23, Lisa Moore performed a solo piano recital as part of Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concert series. Titled American Berserk, the show included works by Philip Glass, Don Byron, Martin Bresnick, Frederic Rzewski and more. Tune in for Cued Up today at 3 pm to hear the entire concert.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Artists have often used their art as a means of making sense of the horrors of war and taking a political stance: from Salvador Dalí's painting Face of War to Kryzstof Penderecki's string orchestra work Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima. On May 12 as part of Carnegie Hall's Spring for Music Festival, the Oregon Symphony takes the stage and presents a program titled Music for a Time of War featuring cornerstone works by John Adams, Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten and Ralph Vaughn Williams.