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Kaija Saariaho 1952-2023

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, a commanding and influential figure in contemporary […]

Jun 04, 2023
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George Crumb 1929-2022

George Crumb, a composer whose music connected the long tradition of […]

Feb 07, 2022
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New music for new times

Though the concert world is on hiatus because of the COVID-19 […]

Jun 25, 2020
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Krzysztof Penderecki 1933-2020

Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the most prominent compositional voices in 20th […]

Apr 01, 2020
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Christopher Rouse 1949-2019

American composer Christopher Rouse has died at the age of 70, […]

Sep 22, 2019
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Dmitri Hvorostovsky 1962-2017

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, one of the great dramatic baritones of his generation, […]

Nov 22, 2017
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Back to the Future: Leila Josefowicz finds fresh treasure in arrangements and rarities

Leila Josefowicz doesn’t appear to be a revolutionary. The violinist’s debut […]

Nov 01, 2017
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“Play Like Crazy!”: Ligeti series kicks off Friday at UC Presents

In everyone’s life comes a metaphorical gateway drug, something that expands […]

Oct 17, 2017
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Spektral Quartet preps for Feldman’s six-hour String Quartet No. 2

“This piece is so much about where you’re at personally–the music […]

Mar 07, 2017
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Pierre Boulez 1925-2016

Pierre Boulez, one of the most important figures in 20th century […]

Jan 06, 2016
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