Updated Carter Paper

On Academia, I have uploaded a new version, updated for 2017, of my paper, “Dialogues: Conflicts and Colloquy in Carter’s late Concerti.” I originally gave the paper at IRCAM on Elliott Carter’s 100th birthday in 2008. A version in French has since been published in a proceedings volume by Editions Delatour.  

Friday: Locrian Players at Riverside Church

The Locrian Players present music from the past decade. The repertoire that their curators find is always a fascinating listen and often includes several premieres. Check them out (for free) on Friday. Friday, August 26 at 8PM   Derek Bermel A Short History of the Universe Martin Suckling Visiones after Goya** Elliott Carter Figment IV RoydenContinue reading “Friday: Locrian Players at Riverside Church”

Seattle SO Spotlights Americans

  Ives, Symphony No. 2, Carter, Instances, Gershwin, An American in Paris Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, conductor Seattle Symphony Media SSM 1003   On Seattle Symphony’s latest CD, live recordings of American music that might at first seem like strange bedfellows end up being supplied with interesting connections. Part of this is the approach toContinue reading “Seattle SO Spotlights Americans”

Elliott Carter’s 103rd Birthday Concert (DVD Review)

  Elliott Carter  – 103rd Birthday Concert 92nd Street Y December 8, 2011, New York City NMC Recordings DVD Elliott Carter (1908-2012) knew how to throw a musical party. His 103rd birthday concert – held at the 92nd Street Y in New York City – featured twelve compositions, all but one written since his ninetiethContinue reading “Elliott Carter’s 103rd Birthday Concert (DVD Review)”