John Schaefer appears in the following:
Saturday, December 30, 2017
We'll trace how the islands of Scotland influenced composers for over 200 years, since a 20-year-old Felix Mendelssohn visited the Hebrides Islands.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Christmas music doesn’t have to be the same old songs, sung only at this one time of the year. Some Christmas music sounds great any time.
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Just in time for Chanukah, we listen to music with Jewish roots — even if not all of the composers were themselves Jewish.
Friday, December 15, 2017
The U.S. premiere at BAM of the music/theater work "Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia" by survivors of the Cambodian genocide explores the possibility of rebirth.
Monday, December 11, 2017
Week of December 11: Sufjan Stevens Sings About Tonya Harding; Songwriter Grace Carter at 20; the New York Philharmonic at 175, and the supergroup I'm With Her.
Saturday, December 09, 2017
This time on The Furthermore, some chamber music by Brahms and Debussy leads us to more contemporary chamber works by Somei Satoh, Rachel Grimes and Poppy Ackroyd.
Saturday, December 02, 2017
This time on The Furthermore, we look back at some memorable musical events in 2017.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
This is the NEW New Sounds website! Here, finally, in one place, are all the major musical threads that New York Public Radio has been weaving into its programming over the years.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Canadian band Dizzy just released a single called “Swim,” a twilit, nostalgia-tinged slice of indie-pop. It's part of our Weekly Music Roundup.
Monday, November 27, 2017
Week of Nov. 27: This week, looking ahead to U2, Canadian band Dizzy, Finnish trio Lake Jons, and a look back at ECM Records.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Listen to legendary pianist Martha Argerich and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
New music to look out for this season.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Feeling sound travel at a rare performance of 'Répons,' by the late French composer Pierre Boulez at the Park Avenue Armory.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Michael Tilson Thomas and the SFS present an evening of symphonic Mahler.
Monday, September 25, 2017
This week, a film score premiere, a Balkan brass band collaborates with an underground rapper, and a report from Chicago’s South Side.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Week of Sept. 11, 2017: This week, a host of collaborations including Mount Kimbie & King Krule, Daniel Luppi, Karen O, & Parquet Courts, new Moses Sumney, & an ode to a T-shirt.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Ashbery passed away on Monday at the age of 90. Listen to an archival performance of his work, set by some of America's most renowned composers.
Monday, August 07, 2017
Week of August 7: This week, Neil Young's brand new 41-year-old album, Afrocentric music from the Souljazz Orchestra, new music from the London Contemporary Orchestra and more.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Week of July 10: This week, Ke$sha Becomes Kesha; Dollshot premiere "Lalande," and Webster Hall Is About To Become History
Thursday, June 08, 2017
John Schaefer wraps the New York Guitar Festival with performances by Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, singer-songwriter Steve Gunn and Grammy Award-winning folk artist Dom Flemons.