https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/high_res_-_pauline_oliveros_-_c_vinciane_verguethen_-6636_wide-b879d644f1bd936e1e8b124d97af09e5526efe6d.jpg 787 1400 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-05-30 11:10:192018-06-20 10:13:48Video Premiere: Pauline Oliveros and James Ilgenfritz
Bassist James Ilgenfritz celebrates the great American composer, improviser, and teacher Pauline Oliveros on what would have been her 84th birthday with a video premiere from a forthcoming album.
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Electronic-music pioneer Suzanne Ciani speaks with fellow creator Lea Bertucci about her distinguished, many faceted career, in advance of an Ambient Church performance in Bushwick on June 2.
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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Jakob Ullmann, Melaine Dalibert, Luigi Nono, and Thomas Martin Nutt.
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Jaap van Zweden, soon to leave his role as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra en route to the New York Philharmonic, talks about the DSO's groundbreaking Soluna Festival, which runs through May 28.
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Gemma Peacocke, a Princeton-based composer from New Zealand, talks to Rebecca S. Lentjes about issues of inclusion and access in advance of her Roulette showcase on June 7.
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Midori Takada, a Japanese percussionist whose career skyrocketed after YouTube helped to unearth a magical solo album, offered a mysterious ritual involving music and more at the Kitchen on May 21.
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Composer Thea Musgrave, whose 90th birthday will be celebrated by performers worldwide this season, talks to Rebecca S. Lentjes about her illustrious career and the keys to her creativity.
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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Rachel Evans, Grant Evans, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Ben McElroy, and The Hands Free.
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Stephanie Richards, a trumpeter and composer whose resume includes gigs with Kanye West, David Byrne, Butch Morris, and Asphalt Orchestra, discusses her debut album, 'Fullmoon.'
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Spinning-banner.jpg 800 1500 Annika Socolofsky https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Annika Socolofsky2018-05-16 14:58:002018-05-16 15:12:53In Review: Julia Wolfe, Spinning
Never one to shy away from making a statement, the composer Julia Wolfe evoked women's strength and labor in 'Spinning,' presented by Maya Beiser for Peak Performances May 10-13.