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Tag Archives: Metropolitan Opera
Sam and Dave are joined by old pal Tim Rosenberg to discuss the loss of Prince, Henry Threadgill’s Pulitzer-winning work, and recent news about the Met, Steinway’s showroom, and listener email.
- American Composers Forum’s 2016 Champions of New Music
- Alex Ross: James Levine’s Accomplishment at the Met
- Steinway’s Grand Design: A Modern Temple to the Piano
- Sasha Frere-Jones: Dorian Purple
- Ann Power: Listen To My Body Tonight: How Prince’s Transgressive Spirit Broke Boundaries
- Seth Colter Walls: Henry Threadgill on his Pulitzer prize win for music: ‘I just try to stay hopeful’
This week: a Met protester, Carnegie Hall’s 125 commissions project, Mason Bates at the Kennedy Center, and more!
- The Kennedy Center – 1st ever Composer-in-Residence.
- Mason Bates
- Carnegie Hall – New Commissioning Project
- Kronos Quartet
- Metropolitan Opera – Protester jumps on stage.
- Anna Netrebko
- Bluebeard’s Castle – In honor of Valentine’s Day.
- Valery Gergiev
- SoundExchange – Pays out $773 million.
- The Miller Theatre‘s Composer Portraits – Catch friend of the show Missy Mazzoli.
- Missy Mazzoli
This week on SoundNotion, we talk open data sets. The Met offered its data and composer Suby Raman accepted the challenge with ten graphs that show what’s been up at the opera for the last 100 years. Suby also parses gender balance in top US orchestras.
- This week on SoundNotion, we talk open data sets (that’s hot).
- The Met offered its data and composer Suby Raman accepted the challenge with ten graphs that show what’s been up at the opera for the last 100 years.
- Suby also parses gender balance in top US orchestras. Women are suppressing the advancement of men in orchestral harp playing FYI.
- With the recent labor disputes among US orchestras, it should come as little surprise that those orchestras are shrinking.
- Bob Shingleton at the Overgrown Path blog has some thoughts on increased vinyl sales and what it may mean for classical music. We think he’s missing the mark a bit.
This week on SoundNotion, composer-performer Jessica Meyer joins the panel to discuss her new album, the joys of looping, Spotify CEO’s response to Taylor Swift, Avery Fisher Hall being renamed, the music of Comet 67P and Youtube’s launch of Music Key.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer–performer Jessica Meyer joins the panel to discuss her new album from Pipeline Collective Recordings Sounds of Being the joys of looping and refusing the desire to tell viola jokes.
- Her CD release event is December 15th at The Cell and participating in the Women Composer’s Festival of Hartford in March.
- Jessica is also a founding member of the composer/performer collective counter)induction. We had another member Douglas Boyce on the show way back on SoundNotion 66.
- Avery Fisher Hall set to get a new name.
- The Met asks visiting soloists for some burden sharing.
- Youtube launches its new fee based music platform Music Key.
- Spotify‘s CEOresponds to Taylor Swift.
- And Comet 67P is emitting a strange song.
This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel with his new album “s_traits” available November 4, 2014. Also, Klinghoffer fervor can stop already, Maestro Levine bags number 2500, 12 new Music Alive grants, and remembering Stephen Paulus.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel. He collaborated with his Duke colleague Bill Seaman to create “s_traits” available November 4, 2014.
- The album is the product of custom software combining tracks drawn from a database of than 110 hours of audio.
- The release event will feature musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble improvising alongside Seaman’s bearings_traits audio software and programmed generative video.
- Maestro Levine takes the podium takes the podium for number 2500 with The Met.
- League of American Orchestras and New Music USA announce 12 new Music Alive grants pairing composers and orchestras.
- Klinghoffer premiered. Moving on…
- For the sax nerds: Author of the iconic Baker Street sax solo Raphael Ravenscroft dies at 60.
- Legendary theorist Allen Forte dies at 87.
- And the music world loses influential composer Stephen Paulus at 65.