Sunday, April 17, 2011
In the mid-20th Century, modernist influences on the fields of architecture, and furniture, graphic, and industrial design resulted in chairs, films, and homes that combined innovation, practicality, and beauty. What is the musical equivalent of mid-century modern design? David Garland finds some examples.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
From Mozart to Bartok, there’s a long tradition of music about nighttime. We’ll hear some contemporary works that suggest the darkness, the stillness, the unsettled dreams and mixed emotions that people associate with the night. Hear works by John Corigliano, George Crumb, Brian Eno, Raphael Mostel, and others.