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The Rite of Summer music festival closed out their 2016 season on Saturday afternoon at The Hills park on Governors Island. Music Director Amy Garapic led over 70 percussionists from several of New York City's top percussion ensembles and schools and coming from the ranks of rock bands including Greg Saunier (Deerhoof), Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) in John Luther Adams’ “Inuksuite.” Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2016 at Feast of Music
The Utah Symphony and music director Thierry Fischer perform at Carnegie Hall in next Friday, April 29th—in a concert celebrating the orchestra’s 75th anniversary. The program features the New York premiere of American composer Andrew Norman’s Percussion Concerto, Switch, with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2016 at Feast of Music
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by Robert Leeper Lesley Flanigan: Hedera (Trailer) from Physical Editions on Vimeo. The pursuit of sonic bliss has driven Lesley Flanigan to be a ceaseless experimenter. Her background in sculpture is often referenced in the way she seems to give... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Feast of Music
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As the bassist for Australian synth-poppers Cut Copy, Ben Browning has been a part of the some of the most effervescent dance music of the last decade. Next Thursday, June 30th at (Le) Poisson Rouge, Mr. Browning strikes out on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Feast of Music
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Acclaimed indie rockers Gringo Star are touring in support of their new single, "Long Time Gone," and will be playing the Knitting Factory Brooklyn on Friday, June 5 with Dreamers & Shantih Shantih. The New York Times highlighted Gringo Star... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Feast of Music
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Anne-Sophie Mutter takes the the Carnegie Hall stage with the New World Symphony next Tuesday, April 28th at 8:00pm for a performance of Berg's Violin Concerto and the New York premiere of Norbert Moret's En rêve. Michael Tilson Thomas will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 at Feast of Music
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NOTE: This contest has ended The Lion, the gripping, autobiographical solo show written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, will play an extended engagement Off-Broadway from February 3 to March 29th. The run follows an award-winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Feast of Music
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“The new face of classical music for New York … these performers have the musical goods,” said The New York Times. Ensemble ACJW'S fresh, open minded approach to music heads downtown to one of the East Village's newest performance spaces,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at Feast of Music
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Join Voices of Ascension, one of the world's premier professional choral ensembles, on November 12th at 7:00pm as they celebrate 25 years of great choral music. The program will feature Poulenc’s Gloria, Dvořák’s Te Deum,and the Regina Coeli from Mascagni’s... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Feast of Music
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NOTE: This contest has ended. On October 23-25, NYU Skirball welcomes back The Joshua Light Show, “the most psychedelic light show of all time" (Rolling Stone). This year's 3-day festival of liquid light visuals features an impressive lineup of modern... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2014 at Feast of Music
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The renowned Emerson String Quartet shares a bill with pianist Yefim Bronfman for Schumann's Piano Quintet in E-flat major this Tuesday at Carnegie Hall. On its own, the quartet will perform Beethoven's "Serioso" String Quartet in F minor, Purcell's Chaconne... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Feast of Music
Robert Leeper is now following Mark Thoma
Aug 25, 2014
Really loving this coffee conversations series!
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Thanks for writing, Mark! I agree, Zoe really does a great job enhancing the natural beauty of the cello versus just using technology for technologies sake. Especially out in San Francisco, where Zoe lives, the entrepreneurial aesthetic has really blended tech, art and design. There are some fantastic collaborations and approaches where all of these things converge. Actually, Nathan Heller wrote a great piece in The New Yorker a couple of weeks ago in which he really picks apart the larger San Francisco culture Zoe is a part of. It's a good read! http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/10/14/131014fa_fact_heller
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2013 on Zoë Keating Plays SubCulture at Feast of Music
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