On October 25th, Constellation Records will release Entanglement, the second solo release by Jessica Moss. A violinist and vocalist who is one of the central members of Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and co-founder of Black Ox Orchestar, Moss draws upon a prodigious range of influences: from the post-rock and avant-klezmer of theContinue reading “Jessica Moss – “Particles” (CD Preview)”
Saddened by the death of Robert Mann. A founding member of the Juilliard String Quartet, Mann was its first violinist for decades as well as a master teacher and composer: his melodramas are memorable pieces. Countless quartets benefited from his guidance. Mann was one of the finest musicians I ever encountered. I am truly gladContinue reading “RIP Robert Mann (1920-2018)”
Tonight at 5:30 PM, Miranda Cuckson presents a pop-up concert at Miller Theatre. Works by Michael Hersch, Steven Lehman, and Aaron Kernis.
An excerpt from Andrew Bird’s Live from the Great Room series: a duet with Matt Berninger (the National) covering Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day.”
At the Speed of Stillness Charlotte Bray NMC Recordings CD NMC D202 Claire Booth, soprano; Lucy Schaufer, mezzo-soprano; Alexandra Wood, violin; Andrew Matthews-Owen, piano; Huw Watkins, piano; Aldeburgh World Symphony, Sir Mark Elder, conductor; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Oliver Knussen, conductor Charlotte Bray’s music displays steely determination and an expansively colorful textural palette. Her NMCContinue reading “Charlotte Bray: “At the Speed of Stillness””
On Thursday, June 25th at 7:00 PM, violinist Sarah Plum plays a concert at Spectrum (121 Ludlow Street, NYC). Tickets are $15 ($10 for students and seniors) and are available at the door. Plum, a new music specialist, has two CDs coming out on July 14th, both on the Blue Griffin imprint. On the first,Continue reading “Thursday: Sarah Plum at Spectrum”