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Tag Archives: San Diego Opera
Saxophonist Jeff Loeffert and composer Matthew Schoendorff discuss Jeff’s recent solo album full of premiere recordings and the title track Differential Moods by our guest composer. ALSO: San Diego Opera to have a 50th season and fat shaming at the opera.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by saxophonist Jeff Loeffert and composer Matthew Schoendorff.
- Jeff has a new album for solo soprano saxophone that’s loaded with world premiere recordings include works by François Rossé, Christian Lauba, Augusta Read Thomas, Marc Mellits, Igor Karača and the title track Differential Moods by our guest composer.
- Donors dig deep so that the San Diego Opera can have a 50th season next year. However, the California attorney general would like to see a little more transparency in their transparency and launched an audit of the company.
- Irish mezzo Tara Erraught faces the fat shaming (and music ignoring) copy of braindead opera critics who have no soul.
- The FCC has opened public debate over impending rule changes that will greatly affect Net neutrality. Go HERE and tell the FCC to classify broadband Internet service a common-carrier telecommunications service to ensure that the Net remains open for innovation and the sharing of ideas for everyone.
This week Sugar Vendil, Director of the Nouveau Classical Project, and composer Trevor Gureckis chat about their ballet “Potential Energies,” premiering in NY at BAM on May 29th. In news, Colorado invites Mary Jane to the concert and NewMusicBox turns 15.
- This week on SoundNotion, Sugar Vendil, Director of the Nouveau Classical Project, and composer Trevor Gureckis chat about their new ballet “Potential Energies,” premiering in New York at BAM on May 29th.
- The ballet is a collaborative effort featuring musicians paired with dancers and choreography by Barbie Diewald. Oh, and fashion is involved.
- I wonder if The Met is due for some labor issues. Peter Gelb says if everyone would just agree that it’s all the unions’ fault, that would be great. Bullet points of the Gelb interview at adaptistration.com. Thanks Drew McManus.
- San Diego Opera rushes to stop the bleeding after several board members depart. The future is still unsure.
- Mary Jane gets invited to the Colorado Symphony.
- NewMusicBox! You just turned 15! You can drive now, but only with a legal guardian in the car.
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by outgoing MATA Festival artistic director Yotam Haber and executive director Todd Tarantino. We cover what’s new with MATA, new MATA commissions, and how to remain dogmatically undogmatic as a curator.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by outgoing MATA Festival artistic director Yotam Haber and executive director Todd Tarantino.
- We cover what’s new with MATA, this year’s MATA commissions, and how to remain dogmatically undogmatic as a curator.
- San Diego Opera donors are trying to keep the company afloat. And, there’s some good gossip too.
- YES! We talked about Minnesota again. (You know you missed it.)
- The 2014 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards are announced (and this 10 year old kid won).
- Want Augusta Read Thomas to let you know you’re about to miss your mom’s call? How about Shulamit Ran informing you that an “UNKNOWN NUMBER” is calling? Spektral Quartet has just the thing.
This week, we’re joined by composer Joseph Klein. His intermedia and theatrical works are incredible! Check out his new album “Improbable Encounters,” a CD/DVD release on the Innova label.
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- We’re joined by composer Joseph Klein. His new album “Improbable Encounters” is now out on Innova Recordings.
- Check out more videos of Joe’s music on YouTube.
- Sotheby’s is auctioning off a Stradivarius viola for $45 million. It is one of just ten extant Strads.
- The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra finds some needed cash. Whew, that was close!
- San Diego Opera calls it quits.
- Eight board members resign from the Minnesota Orchestra in protest.