Matthieu Esnult to impart piano master
Matthieu Esnult to impart piano master classes at Nagaland Conservatory of MusicEastern Mirror... release further mentions that among his latest concerts covers performances of Heiner Goebbels's Surrogate Cities at the Royal Festival Hall (broadcast on BBC 3) for its UK première and the opening of the Southbank Olympiad, and performing Steve ...
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 10:12 am
Night Gestalt Premieres 'Holy Patterns' with
Night Gestalt Premieres 'Holy Patterns' with EarMilk and Announces New Album 'New Glaser'Broadway World... Velvet Underground, and contemporary classical composers such as Arvo Pärt, John Cage, David Lang, Morton Feldman and Steve Reich, NIGHT GESTALT's minimalist musical approach combined with maximalist timestamps is subtly shifting and elegant.
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 4:35 pm
Gang of Youths unleash sprawling beast - The
The West AustralianGang of Youths unleash sprawling beastThe West AustralianThe gravel-voiced rock preacher, who sings over strings on Achilles Come Down, grew up on the classical music his opera singer father played at home. When asked to specify, Le'aupepe lets fly with a string of big names, including Philip Glass, Steve ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:59 pm
LCD Soundsystem's comeback album refines the
The NationalLCD Soundsystem's comeback album refines the dance-rock eyebrow-archers' templateThe NationalWhen Bowie released his single Love Is Lost at the end of that year, it came accompanied by an expansive, 10-minute reworking by Murphy, the Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich mix). It was a great endorsement. In life, Bowie was noted (in some cases, ...and more »
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:55 am
Rain returns after almost a decade with a
The ListRain returns after almost a decade with a new crop of dancersThe ListWhen minimalist American composer Steve Reich heard that Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker planned to set his 1976 work Music for 18 Musicians to dance, he sent her the kind of letter that would inspire confidence in anyone. 'I am very ...
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 9:14 am
Stripped down and reimagined in brass,
Gavin Harrison honed his craft as the drummer for prog-rock legends Porcupine Tree, and with Cheating the Polygraph, he’s returning to some classics to play them as never before. The post Stripped down and reimagined in brass, Porcupine Tree takes on a whole new life appeared first on Digital Trends .
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:09 pm
Philip Glass, singing his own song
Philip Glass has been such a constant compositional presence over the last 40 years that only with the arrival of his memoir, Words Without Music (W.W. Norton & Co. $29.95), do you realize how long overdue it is.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 12:59 am
Music Academy of the West Announces Details
Violist Patcharaphan Khumprakob took part in the Music Academy of the West’s 2014 Summer Festival. This coming season, which begins June 15, the academy will present about 200 events, including more than 80 that are free.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 4:55 pm
Philip Glass On Legacy: 'The Future ...
For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' new memoir, Words Without Music , looks back on his childhood, travels through Asia and when his music provoked violence.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 1:37 pm
The playlist: experimental music – Rhodri
The latest round-up of music from the outer edges features a fly doing battle with a trombonist in an Oxfordshire church Welshman Rhodri Davies – the only free improv harpist in his village – used to pay the rent by backing Charlotte Church. These days Davies works between free improv and interpretations of open-form scores by the likes of John Cage, Cornelius Cardew, Eliane Radigue and ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 3:37 am
Indian Raga Group Takes Minimalism to the
Composed by Mr. Riley in 1964, it is often cited as the most influential work of the minimalist genre, inspiring everyone from composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich to the Who’s Pete Townshend, who has said that he wrote “Baba O’Riley” as a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:43 am
The Joffrey Ballet to Premiere MILLENNIALS,
will premiere a brand new 25-minute piece entitled The Passengers choreographed to sections of The Four Sections and Triple Quartet by minimalist pioneer Steve Reich. Set in a train station, Thatcher's narrative work mixes contemporary abstraction with ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:38 am
McBride and Novalis earn spots on Patriot
Army West Point: Nick Hill (2004-07); Cole White (2005-08); Milan Dinga (2004-07); Schuyler Williamson (2002-05); Chris Rowley (2010-13); Steve Reich (1991-93); Clint Moore (2008-11); Kevin McKague (2008-12); Ben Koenigsfeld (2008-11)
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:11 am
Colin Currie and Friends, Queen's Hall,
Steve Reich’s Quartet for Two Vibraphones and Two Pianos, dedicated to Currie, got its world premiere in London last October and was here receiving its first performance north of the border. It’s quite an elusive piece in some ways, with its ever ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:19 am
Pirates' walk-up music: the classical
The fast licks of “Thunderstruck” reminded me of an unusual recording of Steve Reich’s “Piano Phase” by the harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani, whose diabolical evenness embodies the electric character of the guitars. “It’s awesome,” Mr ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:31 am
Composer changes album cover of attacked
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich (ryk) is picking another image for his album dedicated to 9/11 after the original photo — of the twin towers under attack — was met with protest.
Posted on 16 August 2011 | 2:59 pm