Steve Koenig

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

It’s alive, music is. The concert halls this year are filled with the most amazing work and, just like discs, I cry over the ones I couldn’t get to hear, such as the Messiaen piano festival at Cooper Union.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

It’s alive, music is. The concert halls this year are filled with the most amazing work and, just like discs, I cry over the ones I couldn’t get to hear, such as the Messiaen piano festival at Cooper Union.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

It’s another new music season in New York. If Carnegie Hall is any indication, 20th century music is finally part of the general repertoire, where at least half of the works on the schedule seem to be Stravinsky and beyond.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

It’s another new music season in New York. If Carnegie Hall is any indication, 20th century music is finally part of the general repertoire, where at least half of the works on the schedule seem to be Stravinsky and beyond.

Incredible Risks: New and Improvised Music

So many new releases, reissues, and back catalog items that shouldn’t be neglected. Dig in. Enjoy.

Incredible Risks: New and Improvised Music

So many new releases, reissues, and back catalog items that shouldn’t be neglected. Dig in. Enjoy.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

To paraphrase the great musical parodist Anna Russell, “The beauty of opera is that it doesn’t quite matter what you do, so long as you sing it.”

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

To paraphrase the great musical parodist Anna Russell, “The beauty of opera is that it doesn’t quite matter what you do, so long as you sing it.”

La Música Mexicana

Report #3: Progressive Rock, Jazz and Folk

La Música Mexicana

Report #3: Progressive Rock, Jazz and Folk

Incredible Risks: Jazz and Improvised Music

I’m using a slightly different format for “Incredible Risks” this issue. There are tons of discs flying in, many worthies, and I’ll be covering live gigs again in the next issue.

Incredible Risks: Jazz and Improvised Music

I’m using a slightly different format for “Incredible Risks” this issue. There are tons of discs flying in, many worthies, and I’ll be covering live gigs again in the next issue.

Boulez 2000

The ever-adapting Pierre Boulez hit Carnegie Hall this year in a series called Making Music 2000.

Boulez 2000

The ever-adapting Pierre Boulez hit Carnegie Hall this year in a series called Making Music 2000.

Composed and deComposed: Music Of Our Centuries

Carnegie Hall presented an all-Kurtág concert in their “Making Music 2000″ series. Kurtág was supposed to appear and perform, but is, moderator Ara Guzelimian told us, “reluctant to travel.”

Composed and deComposed: Music Of Our Centuries

Carnegie Hall presented an all-Kurtág concert in their “Making Music 2000″ series. Kurtág was supposed to appear and perform, but is, moderator Ara Guzelimian told us, “reluctant to travel.”

Music of Mexico: Manuel Ponce and Beyond

Wherever you go in Mexico, there is music.

Music of Mexico: Manuel Ponce and Beyond

Wherever you go in Mexico, there is music.

Sonic Boom Festival, No. 8

Sonic Boom 8 began November 3, with a concert by the New York New Music Ensemble titled “Electricity In The Air,” four of the five compositions being electroacoustic.

Sonic Boom Festival, No. 8

Sonic Boom 8 began November 3, with a concert by the New York New Music Ensemble titled “Electricity In The Air,” four of the five compositions being electroacoustic.