26
Nov

Anne Akiko Meyers: The American Masters

Anne Akiko Meyers - The American Masters

In this imaginatively programmed disc from eOne Productions, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and conductor Leonard Slatkin leading the London Symphony Orchestra explore works for violin and orchestra from three American composers whose style is generally representative of their time. Beginning with the Samuel Barber “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra” (1939) the program proceeds to the John Corigliano “Lullaby for Natalie” (first recording, orchestra/violin version, 2010) and concludes with the CD premiere of Mason Bates‘ 2012 “Violin Concerto.” Barber was a mentor and influence for Corigliano as he was and continues to be for many American composers. Corigliano, now an elder statesman at 76, was Bates’ mentor and teacher, giving the music deeper connections than one might suppose.

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25
Nov

Giveaway: Q2’s Best of 2014 in New Music

From left to right: Jacob Cooper, Anna Clyne and Toru Takemitsu (Courtesy of the Composer, Javier Oddo and Schott Music Co. Ltd., Tokyo)

From left to right: Jacob Cooper, Anna Clyne and Toru Takemitsu (Courtesy of the Composer, Javier Oddo and Schott Music Co. Ltd., Tokyo)

Join Q2 Music on Tuesday, December 2 at 7 pm (Greene Space) for a star-studded celebration of some of the year’s most riveting, charismatic and jaw-droppingly gorgeous new-music recordings, hosted by Meet the Composer’s Nadia Sirota.

We are giving away two tickets courtesy of our friends at Q2.

How to enter?

You can win more entries by sharing with your friends, subscribing to our newsletter, etc.

We’ll pick a winner on Sunday, November 30 at 10AM. We will contact the winner by email. If we don’t hear from you within 4 hours, we’ll randomly pick another winner.

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25
Nov

Empyrean Atlas: Inner Circle Preview

Empyrean Atlas - Photo by Katherine Helen Fisher

Empyrean Atlas – Photo by Katherine Helen Fisher

Empyrean Atlas, the project of composer/multi-instrumentalist David Crowell, has been described by TimeOut NY as combining “Minimalist drive and Afropop shimmer – a bright infectious mix.” We were excited to feature them on our Winter 2012 Mixtape, to shoot a video with them for Issue 3 of our Magazine, and now we’re quite ecstatic to be offering an exclusive preview of their upcoming album Inner Circle, here on I CARE IF YOU LISTEN. The album comes out on December 2, but you can—and should—pre-order it now.

24
Nov

This week: concerts in New York (November 24 – November 30, 2014)

AXIOM

John Cage - Photo by Steven Gunther

John Cage – Photo by Steven Gunther

AXIOM performs Cage’s Third Construction for percussion quartet with the Juilliard Percussion Ensemble, Nancarrow’s String Quartet No. 3, Nancarrow’s Three Movements for Chamber Orchestra, and Cage’s Concerto for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra with Juilliard pianist Han Chen.
Monday, November 24 at 8:00 PM
Free
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
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Masterworks Series | Bargemusic

Featuring music by Mozart, Poulenc, Shostakovich, Byron Adams, Alicia Jonas, and Dvorak.
Friday, November 28 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $35, $30 seniors, $15 students
Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY
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With Grace: The Music of Gwyneth Walker | DCINY

Gwyneth Walker

Gwyneth Walker

Featuring the music of Gwyneth Walker for women’s voices.
Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20-$100
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
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Composers Concordance Anniversaries Festival

Composers Concordance launches its Anniversaries Festival with the 6th Annual Composers-Play-Composers Marathon.
Saturday, November 29 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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20
Nov

Our Magazine Is Out On Android!

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“Finally!”

Is that what you just thought when you read this headline? Yeah? Well, me too.

I am really excited to announce that, as of today, our award-winning magazine is now available on Android (phones and tablets). Thanks to our partner, TypeEngine, the experience of our fantastic app was brought from the apple to the tiny green robot.


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