Saturday, July 27, 2013
Q2 Music presents a special highlights show of premieres from the 2013 Proms, with music by English composer David Matthews and a unique period-instrument rendition of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Conductor and New York City Opera general manager George Steel joins host Phil Kline for an in-depth look into the feverish, multifaceted innovations of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. Hear this interview at 8 am and 8 pm on Q2 Music.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring turns 100 on Wednesday! Was there a bolder, more influential work in the 20th century? On the days surrounding Q2 Music's Rite Of Spring Fever, Hammered! focuses in on Stravinsky's variegated piano output and covers his early, neo-Classical, and serial periods.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Listen to some of today's leading composers and musicians as well as your favorite NY Public Radio hosts weigh in on the first time they heard The Rite of Spring, as part of Q2 Music's Rite of Spring Fever centennial celebration.
Monday, May 13, 2013
On Wednesday, May 29, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the infamous premiere of The Rite of Spring, Q2 Music presents Rite of Spring Fever—a 24-hour marathon of contrasting interpretations of Stravinsky's masterpiece.
Monday, May 13, 2013
By Phil Kline
Composer Phil Kline has thought about The Rite of Spring "at least once every day since he first heard it at the age of four." When did you first hear it? What did you think? Do you have a favorite version? Let us know.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
It's become almost a cliche to hear a wiseacre remark about a particularly pungent Carlo Gesualdo madrigal: 'That's crazier than most new music you hear these days, and it's over 400 years old!' Today at 3 pm, the Brothers trace his influence on 20th and 21st Century music, from Stravinsky to Sciarrino.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Q2 Music has been invited to curate a dynamic, innovative sound chamber as part of The Museum of Modern Art’s multidisciplinary exhibition examining the rise of abstract art, Inventing Abstraction: 1910-1925. Stream the complete playlist on-demand.
Monday, August 08, 2011
Join Q2 for live tapings from the 2011 Mostly Mozart Festival's Kaplan Penthouse of the adventurous International Contemporary Ensemble on Monday, August 8 at 10:30 p.m. and Thursday, August 11 at 10:30 p.m. Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and Matthias Pintscher, respectively, lead the ensemble through intimate programs of modernist and contemporary icons, including Igor Stravinsky and John Zorn.
Monday, December 27, 2010
As the New Year looms and another 365 day cycle prepares to reset, we at Hammered! started thinking -- as any good contemporary music show should -- about John Adams. To what clock does music like his set its watch? This week Hammered! investigates by offering piano works that confront notions of time-ticking and temporal organization.