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Frederic Rzewski

New Sounds

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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Q2 Music at the Proms

Listen: World Premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto

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. 

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Hammered!

Frederic Rzewski Celebrates 75

Friday, April 19, 2013

The composer-pianist tradition prevails in the early 21st century through Frederic Rzewski, who turns 75 on Saturday. Host Jed Distler returns to pay tribute to one of new music’s iconic veterans.

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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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Hammered!

The Ludwig van Beethoven Complex

Monday, November 19, 2012

Pianist Lisa Moore hears Beethoven’s legacy riding through fast and clear in the work of modern masters from around Europe, Australia and North America. Hear her impressions weekdays at 10 am on Q2 Music's Hammered!. 

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Hammered!

The Road Less Traveled

Monday, July 23, 2012

This week on Hammered! we queue up portions of Frederic Rzewski's epic musical novel The Road -- in addition to a few driving playlists of our own -- and provide five discrete soundtracks built for summer travel. Tune in all week at 10 AM

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Listen: Lisa Moore goes American Berserk

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.

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The New Canon

Chasing Claire

Monday, April 09, 2012

This week, the New Canon streams its webcast premiere of Claire Chase's Terrestre, preceded by a new work from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and a re-issue from pianist Ursula Oppens and composer Frederic Rzewski.

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Cued Up

Activism Through Music

Sunday, November 20, 2011

While many activists flock to New York to make their voices heard, performing artists often help to fuel social movements by spreading music and art that tell the stories of the repressed and less fortunate.

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Q2 Music

Spring Fever: Music in Time of War

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.

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Hammered!

Super Size Me

Monday, February 28, 2011

This week on Q2, two is better than one and less is not more. Taking its programmatic cue from Texas and John Luther Adams, Hammered! presents five days of piano works that embrace the "bigger-is-better" philosophy.

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Cued Up

Marilyn Nonken

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Pianist Marilyn Nonken thrusts the sounds of Chile into the spotlight. The program features Chilean-American composer Miguel Chuaqui's Blues en el Corazon and Frederic Rzewski's The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

 

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