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New Oregon ArtsWatch Article

Cappella Romana,  a Northwest professional vocal ensemble with international acclaim, will be hosting the Arvo Pärt Festival this coming weekend. Here is my preview article: 9 more words


Bang on a Can Marathon moving to Brooklyn with promise of 'politics, resistance and love'

Bang on a Can, the premiere purveyor of New Music in New York City, is rebooting its iconic Marathon concert with a move to Brooklyn in May, after a year off. 578 more words


'Three Worlds: music from Woolf Works' by Max Richter - Review

Classical music has long had its connections with literature.  One of the most famous classical pieces of all time, Sergei Prokofiev’s 1935 work Dance of the Knights,  1,363 more words


Best of Bandcamp Contemporary Classical: January 2017

The taxonomy of contemporary classical music—new music, contemporary music, whatever you want to call it—is a thorny issue. But every two months we’ll take a look at some of the best composer-driven music to surface here on Bandcamp, making room for electronic experimentation, improvisation, and even powerful takes on old classics. 2,527 more words

Featured Music

Album of the Day: Ted Hearne, "The Source"

When distraught Army Private Chelsea Manning sent nearly three-quarters of a million classified government documents to WikiLeaks, then confessed as much to hacker Adrian Lamo, surely she had no inkling any of that would eventually transform into art. 260 more words

Featured Music

Chris Abrahams – Climb

Vegetable Records – VEGE003

Christopher Nosnibor

As pianist with The Necks, Chris Abrahams has built not only a substantial body of work but also a reputation as part of a highly respected avant-jazz ensemble. 147 more words


Ólafur Arnalds - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

Þú ert jörðin
Tomorrow’s Song
Gleypa okkur
Near Light

Born 1986 in the suburban Icelandic town of Mosfellsbær, a few kilometers outside of Reykjavík, composer/performer Ólafur Arnalds has always enjoyed pushing boundaries with both his studio work and live-shows. 655 more words

Alban Nuhiu