Make Music New York
Friday, July 12, 2013
On June 21, the quartet So Percussion and the composer and percussionist Eli Keszler set up under the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn for the premiere of Archway, a NPR Music commission.
Friday, June 21, 2013
By Brian Wise
Pachelbel's Canon in D has been heard at millions of weddings and countless dinner parties but, until this week, probably never on a 175 electronic keyboards.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Back in May, WNYC asked listeners to help us map out the city's best underground music by snapping shots and sending in video clips of favorite subway performances. And you delivered. We've made a map from the submissions, which include a classical-rock violinist playing in the West 4th Street-Washington Square station, a group of opera singers in Times Square and a trio covering Stevie Wonder on the Upper East Side.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Help us discover the city's best underground music by snapping a shot or sending us a video clip of your favorite subway performance.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
Passersby walking down Wall Street on Tuesday afternoon came across some unusual sights and sounds. Around forty iPhone owners came together in a circle outside the New York Stock Exchange to perform an experimental 8-minute music piece called “GROUP,” as part of the Make Music New York Festival happening around the city.
Monday, June 20, 2011
With the broader context of opera in public spaces, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti takes a look at three very different operatic happenings courtesy of Tuesday's Make Music New York festivities.