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Voices of Change, Dallas' Premiere contemporary classical music ensemble, celebrates 40 years!

The halls are alive with the sound of music, new music that is, thanks to Voices of Change (VOC), Dallas’ premiere new music chamber ensemble. It’s been an amazing journey for the musicians, composers and patrons whose passion to create something outside the classical music box continues to keep the halls alive with the voices of 20th and 21st century classical composers. 2,902 more words

Ljova on BBC Radio 3 In Tune

The final CLoSer concert of our Émigré series is tonight, and we’re really looking forward to performing with the wonderful Ljova, who was a guest yesterday evening on BBC Radio 3  101 more words


Composer series: an interview with Ailie Robertson

In the next of our series on young composers, Ailie Robertson describes her musical aesthetic, the influence of folk music on her compositions and her research into the harp.

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Stravinsky's Threni: use of language

The first of our new music analysis series looks at the use of language in Stravinsky’s Threni – an unusual, oddly important and often overlooked work in Stravinsky’s catalogue. 853 more words

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The Story of Concert Programming

Today we are discussing programming.

The question: what is ‘good programming’? What, in my mind, constitutes a quality program? What is the glue that ties works together? 629 more words


Composer series: an interview with Ben Lunn

In the latest edition of the composers series, Ben Lunn discusses his influences, his compositional aesthetic and some of the important issues that composers face.

Contemporary Classical Music