In Review: Experiments in Opera, Modularias

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It is impossible for an experimental opera to be unsuccessful, Brin Solomon asserts, but an evening of new works presented by Experiments in Opera at the Flea Theater still yielded uneven results.

Playlist (Done with the Chart).

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Included in this week's tally of memorable things Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears are recordings featuring Robert Ashley, Ian William Craig, Sonic Youth, and Mach-Hommy.

Myra Melford: Taking Flight Where Life Leads Her

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Improvising pianist, composer, and bandleader Myra Melford talks at length about her newest audio and video releases, why working with women has become more vital, and the vibrant life she's built in California.