Tag Archives: Zachary Woolfe

SoundNotion 97: Rubber Bands on Everything

This week on SoundNotion the panel is joined by composer/performer Andy Akiho to talk about his commission for the New York Philharmonic series CONTACT, a recycled orchestra, the passing of two music greats and why rubber bands sound good on everything.


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SoundNotion 86: The Incredible 1-Bit Machine

This week on SoundNotion, composer, programmer, circuit bender Tristan Perich joins the panel. We discuss his 1-Bit Symphony, his new work for Mariel Roberts and how to solve undergraduate education. PLUS-Chicago and Atlanta orchestras are back to work!


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Music is Hard 54: Reviews

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Zachary Woolfe’s extremely negative New York Times review of Charlie Siem’s recital at Le Poisson Rouge got us thinking about the nature and value of reviews. What are they worth to us as performers, composers, and fans of classical music? How can we as journalist-wannabes do them better?

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Zachary Woolfe: “Impeccably Dressed, With His Violin at the Ready”

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SoundNotion 50: POW!!

SoundNotion kicks off the new year with the Queen of Soul’s search for new opera talent, musical happenings, the Oregon Symphony saves some cash, Opera Boston’s sudden crash, the New York Phil’s “newish” music series, and Bang on a Can’s 25th birthday.


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