Virgil Thomson – Gertrude Stein Four Saints in Three Acts; Capital Capitals Charles Blandy, tenor; Simon Dyer, bass; Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Andrew Garland, baritone; Tom McNichols, bass; Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Deborah Selig, soprano; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Lynn Torgove, mezzo-soprano; Stanley Wilson, tenor; Boston Modern Orchestra, Gil Rose, conductor BMOP/Sound 1049Continue reading “BMOP Records Thomson and Premieres Sanford”
Miranda Cuckson – Pop Up Concert at Miller Theatre March 7, 2017 Published in Sequenza 21 By Christian Carey NEW YORK – Violinist Miranda Cuckson is one of the stars of new music in New York: a fearless, visionary, and tremendously talented artist. On March 7th, she presented a solo program of 20th andContinue reading “Miranda Cuckson at Miller Theatre (concert review)”
Tonight at 5:30 PM, Miranda Cuckson presents a pop-up concert at Miller Theatre. Works by Michael Hersch, Steven Lehman, and Aaron Kernis.
Andrew Rudin Three String Sonatas Centaur CD CRC 3266 Composer Andrew Rudin worked on his three string sonatas in stages, premiering initial versions and then substantially revising them. He has also orchestrated two of the three into concertos (the violin and viola sonatas). The consummate craftsmanship is evident. These are pieces where every noteContinue reading “Andrew Rudin’s String Sonatas”
Carter – Sessions – Eckardt Miranda Cuckson, violin; Blair McMillen, piano Urlicht Audiovisual CD Violinist Miranda Cuckson and pianist Blair McMillen have already proven themselves an estimable duo for works by American Modernists such as Shapey and Martino. Their latest outing features Elliott Carter’s Duo for Violin and Piano (1973), a formidable piece writtenContinue reading “Cuckson and McMillen play Carter and More”