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Prieto Conducts MacMillan

Dec. 18 – 20: Scottish composer James MacMillan based his exuberant percussion concerto on the Advent plainchant ‘Veni, Veni, Emmanuel.’

MusicNOW: There Will Be Blood

Harris Theater for Music and Dance Jan. 19 at 7 p.m.

MusicNOW: Boulez’s Workshop

Harris Theater for Music and Dance Mar. 23 at 7 p.m.

De Waart Conducts Ippolito

Mar. 26 & 28: American composer Michael Ippolito drew inspiration for his Nocturne from Joan Miró’s 1940 painting of the same name.

Koh Performs Clyne

May 28 & 30: World Premiere of CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Anna Clyne’s Violin Concerto, performed by Jennifer Koh.

MusicNOW: Myra Melford and John Zorn

Harris Theater for Music and Dance June 1 at 7 p.m.

Muti Conducts Bates

Jun. 18 – 20: Riccardo Muti leads the World Premiere of CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates’ new work, ‘Anthology of Fantastic Zoology’

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood offers advice to the classical realm

In an interview with the BBC, composer Jonny Greenwood asserts that classical music events are too formal. Greenwood, the guitarist-keyboardist for the British rock group Radiohead, believes his class...
John Luther Adams in 2011.  | Photo by Evan Hurd

John Luther Adams on ‘The Wind in High Places’

MusicNOW’s 2014/15 season begins Sept. 29 with a program titled Synchronicity, featuring an ambient pastoral piece by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams, a powerful electro-acoustic w...
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Mason Bates on ‘The Rise of Exotic Computing’

MusicNOW’s 2014/15 season begins Sept. 29 with a program ti...
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Mason Bates on ‘Carbide & Carbon’

Of this work, composer Mason Bates says, "No musical body pos...
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The three movements of these broken wings concentrate on t...
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Mason Bates on ‘String Band’

Sandwiched between my burgeoning shelf of electronica vinyl ...
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Anna Clyne on ‘The Lost Thought’

Set for three female voices and chamber ensemble, The Lost ...

Bates and Clyne reflect on ‘Alternative Energy’ ...

The latest release from CSO Resound showcases Mason Bates’...

MusicNOW runs from Adams to Zorn for 2014/15 season

Works by Pulitzer Prize winner John Luther Adams, contempora...
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Mason Bates joins faculty of San Francisco Conservatory of M...

Mason Bates, Mead co-composer in residence of the Chicago Sy...