Tag Archives: John Adams

SoundNotion 180: Computer Understudy

This week on SoundNotion we have composer and educator Ronald Bruce Smith. His work Constellation for orchestra and electronics is on the BMOP season opener October 12th. Plus: Composers want Atlanta to get back to work and Klinghoffer protests continue.


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SoundNotion 167: Klinghoffer Madness

This week on SoundNotion we dig into the Met’s Klinghoffer controversy, an Opera Australia soprano’s homophobic rant, crowd surfing at Handel’s Messiah!?, YouTube’s new deal, RIP Horace Silver and Lee Hyla. PLUS: “I’ll have the Rings, hold the orchestra.”
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SoundNotion 162: Rondo alla Bison

This week on SoundNotion, we have composer, performer and Mad Coyote Jerome Kitzke. We discuss the political scope of his work past and present. His new album on Innova Records is out July 29th. Also: Gang of a Cartoon and The Rest is Noise turns 10.
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SoundNotion 140: Wicked Awesome

This week, the panel discusses the upcoming performance of Gruppen at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the success of New Music USA’s new grant system, the new Finale (2014), and how new music might take a note from Kanye West.
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SoundNotion 133: Curmudgeonliness

This week on SoundNotion the Minnesota Orchestra is still locked and Throws a Gala!, New York City Opera gives the US premiere of Anna Nicole as their Kickstarter flounders, Pandora catches a break and John Adams has issues with #composerwhippersnappers.
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