Bang on a Can Plays Thorvaldsdottir (Video)

Bang on a Can’s More Field Recordings is out today on Cantaloupe. This second helping of works abetted by found sounds and site recordings features music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Richard Reed Parry, Caroline Shaw, Dan Deacon, Ben Frost, and Glenn Kotche. The group celebrated its release tonight at BAM. 

Liza Lim: “How Forests Think” (Video)

      On August 14th at Merkin Concert Hall, International Contemporary Ensemble will give the U.S. Premiere of Liza Lim’s How Forests Think as part of a Mostly Mozart Festival concert featuring music by female composers. The program also includes a US premiere of Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Aequilibria and Earth Ears by the recently departed Pauline Oliveros. All threeContinue reading “Liza Lim: “How Forests Think” (Video)”

LA Percussion Quartet – Beyond (CD Review)

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet Beyond Works by Daniel Bjarnason, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Christopher Cerrone, Ellen Reid, and Andrew McIntosh Sono Luminus 2XCD Los Angeles Percussion Quartet performs on one of the most compelling releases of early 2017. Beyond (Sono Luminus, June 16, 2017) is a double-disc helping of new works for percussion ensemble by Daniel Bjarnason, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Christopher Cerrone, Ellen Reid,Continue reading “LA Percussion Quartet – Beyond (CD Review)”