Eastern European composers. Mostly piano music, bookended by early orchestral Bartók (including the first part of Bartók's only opera, Bluebeard's Castle).
religiously inspired avant-gardism
Three works by Cesar Franck featuring the piano in different roles, all from the 1880s.
Interview with composer/conductor/performer Christopher Trapani.
See http://christophertrapani.com/ AND ALSO http://matafestival.org/
Discussing his upcoming program, "Beaubourg to Brooklyn: Electro-Acoustic Music from Paris": http://www.issueprojectroom.org/2012/02/14/mata-interval-4-3-beaubourg-t...
The Music of Carl Nielsen
Poet Madoka Mayuzumi and Composer Akira Senju on World Premier of "Song for Fukushima"
On February 27th, Japanese haiku poet Madoka Mayuzumi and composer Akira Senju will join host Alessandro Garinois to discuss the world premier of their collaborative choral piece "Song for Fukushima."
Songs of journeying, illusion, nature, and love, with a special focus on the combination of musical and literary ideas, mostly in the Romantic vein.
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