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ETHEL, the “string quartet that sometimes thinks it’s a rock band,” makes its first appearance in Hudson. Saturday, November 22, 7pm

Three Composers, YOU Decide - VQ New Works Competition 2014

Villiers Quartet (VQ) is an exciting and progressive chamber ensemble with a willingness to embrace a wide range of repertoire and genres. They have an established reputation as exceptional interpreters of English composers including Elgar, Britten, Delius, and Thomas Adès, and are also involved in a range of groundbreaking cross-genre collaborations… 1,346 more words


Afiara Quartet Live!

Hosted by the Centre for Creative Learning in Westport, the Afiara Quartet, an ensemble for the 21st century, is a string quartet defined by its pursuit of beauty, meaning, and growth as musicians and ambassadors for its genre. 20 more words

Westport Arts Council

Occasional Notes on the Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

Symphony 4 in c, Op. 43 (1936). I listened to this work while walking at midday, under a cloudless and pale sky, in the North Saskatchewan River valley; it all seemed so right: my half-frozen thoughts, and the river’s frozen into utter immobility, the glint of sunlit silver diamonds upon the accumulated snows of the winter in a place where the beauty of the season rests. 253 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

Schubert Sound Installation at Mead Art Museum

Sounding Space Experience Beautifully Dissects Masterpiece

Visitors to the Mead Art Museum in Amherst, MA, are now surrounded, not just by art, but by the music of… 615 more words

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What I’m looking forward to in Musica Viva’s 2015 season

What am I looking forward to in Musica Viva’s 2015 season? In these kinds of articles one is generally discouraged from saying “everything,” which makes my life difficult, as I’m genuinely looking forward to all that next year has to offer. 361 more words

Musica Viva Australia