Innovation in Boston

Three recent concerts in Boston featuring Adès, Ives and Shepherd.

Innovation in Boston

Three recent concerts in Boston featuring Adès, Ives and Shepherd.

Snapshots: Of Crystal

I had tuned into this concert to hear the Seventh Symphony of Mahler… but of course sat through the opener.

Snapshots: Of Crystal

I had tuned into this concert to hear the Seventh Symphony of Mahler… but of course sat through the opener.

Piano Factory 23.

Forsberg offers a program of doubly neglected works. First off, these are all pieces by women composers, and secondly, none of them fits easily into the big styles of the late 19th or early 20th century.

Piano Factory 23.

Forsberg offers a program of doubly neglected works. First off, these are all pieces by women composers, and secondly, none of them fits easily into the big styles of the late 19th or early 20th century.

Used Bin Troll Tweets EE.

Among the most elusive string quartet works imaginable.

Used Bin Troll Tweets EE.

Among the most elusive string quartet works imaginable.

A Catalogue of Darknesses, Part 1.

What better way to greet a new year, or indeed any year, month, week, or day, than to obsess over works of melancholy?

A Catalogue of Darknesses, Part 1.

What better way to greet a new year, or indeed any year, month, week, or day, than to obsess over works of melancholy?

String Theory 25: 12 Quartets, etc.

Sani has set himself the task of responding to Rothko’s work. Clearly it’s not possible to replicate the canvasses’ images with music, but it is possible to present forms and shapes that reflect Rothko’s expansive vision and bold color fields.

String Theory 25: 12 Quartets, etc.

Sani has set himself the task of responding to Rothko’s work. Clearly it’s not possible to replicate the canvasses’ images with music, but it is possible to present forms and shapes that reflect Rothko’s expansive vision and bold color fields.

String Theory 24: Quartets in Different Intonation (at least 15 of them)

Johnston’s ten string quartets constitute one of the most vital yet obscure series in the latter half of the 20th century.

String Theory 24: Quartets in Different Intonation (at least 15 of them)

Johnston’s ten string quartets constitute one of the most vital yet obscure series in the latter half of the 20th century.

Tips for Prospective Artists

It seems like you’re trying to get us to cover your album and don’t know us, so here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Tips for Prospective Artists

It seems like you’re trying to get us to cover your album and don’t know us, so here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Unsolicited Remarks

Even after bumping into derivatives and less artful followers, Lachenmann’s original acerbic brittleness still delights after a long absence.

Unsolicited Remarks

Even after bumping into derivatives and less artful followers, Lachenmann’s original acerbic brittleness still delights after a long absence.

Used Bin Troll Tweets DD.

Pairing Gershwin and Berg is absolutely brilliant.

Used Bin Troll Tweets DD.

Pairing Gershwin and Berg is absolutely brilliant.