Quatuor Bozzini at Time Spans 2018 (Concert Review)

Quatuor Bozzini Timespans Festival DiMenna Center for Classical Music August 14, 2018 NEW YORK – Quatuor Bozzini, a Canadian string quartet, have performed and recorded a plethora of contemporary music. While their advocacy is wide-ranging, the music of Canadian composers is near and dear to Quatuor Bozzini. They demonstrated this at the opening concert ofContinue reading “Quatuor Bozzini at Time Spans 2018 (Concert Review)”

Marc Sabat and JACK – “Harmony” (CD Review)

Marc Sabat Harmony JACK Quartet Canadian Composers Series #5 Another Timbre   Euler Spirals Scenery (2011), Claudiu Ptolemy (2008), Jean Philippe Rameau (2012)   A long time fixture on the Toronto scene as a string performer, improviser, and composer, Marc Sabat now resides in Berlin. However, he has taken his experimental penchant for tuning systemsContinue reading “Marc Sabat and JACK – “Harmony” (CD Review)”

Linda Catlin Smith on Another Timbre (CD Review)

Linda Catlin Smith Drifter Apartment House and Bozzini Quartet Another Timbre at105X2   Born in the US and residing in Canada for more than a quarter century, Linda Catlin Smith has become a fixture on that country’s cultural radar. She has been welcomed and feted as one of Canada’s own. For instance, she is onlyContinue reading “Linda Catlin Smith on Another Timbre (CD Review)”

Bryn Harrison on Another Timbre

Bryn Harrison Receiving the Approaching Memory Aisha Orazbayev, violin; Mark Knoop, piano Another Timbre CD 96 Another Timbre’s  96th CD is devoted entirely to Bryn Harrison’s “Receiving the Approaching Memory,” a violin-piano duo lasting nearly forty minutes. Throughout its duration, the piece consists of overlapping spirals between the violin and piano, corruscating gently but emphatically. The piece is dividedContinue reading “Bryn Harrison on Another Timbre”