On Monday, July 21st at 8 PM, the last concert of Tanglewood’s 2014 Festival of Contemporary Music is a well-stocked program of orchestral works. The centerpiece is Roger Sessions’s Concerto for Orchestra, a work commissioned by the BSO thirty years ago. Steven Mackey’s violin concerto Beautiful Passing will feature as soloist Sarah Silver, one ofContinue reading “Tanglewood’s FCM on Monday”
Hamish Kilgour, one of the founders of the Clean, releases his first solo recording, All of It and Nothing, September 16th on Ba Da Bing. Check out a teaser track, “Crazy Radiance,” via the SoundCloud embed below.
The New Classical (Musical America): Music for Heart and Breath.
Last week we were saddened to learn of the loss of jazz musician Charlie Haden. Haden was a bassist with a profound melodic gift as well as a strong sense of how to ground even the most labyrinthine chord changes. It is bittersweet at this time to consider his valedictory album for ECM, Last Dance,Continue reading “Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden: “Last Dance””
John Hiatt’s new album is out July 15th on New West