In Review: Anthony Davis, The Central Park Five

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Catherine Womack reviews Anthony Davis's 'The Central Park Five,' which fell short of its considerable promise in its Long Beach Opera premiere despite a powerful cast.

Playlist (Coming around).

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This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Kajsa Lindgren, Tangerine Dream, Krístín Anna, and Dead & Company.

In Review: Only Connect Festival of Sound

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Peter Margasak reviews Norway's Only Connect Festival of Sound, which for the second time in recent years joined forces this year with Ilan Volkov's omnivorous Tectonics festival.

In Review: Meredith Monk, ATLAS

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Yuval Sharon's Los Angeles Philharmonic revival of Meredith Monk's 'ATLAS,' reviewed by Catherine Womack, reveals a prescient, essential American opera.

ChamberQUEER: Identity, Inclusiveness, and Audience Participation

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Brin Solomon interviews two founders of the new performing-arts organization ChamberQUEER, covering the group's origin, Brooklyn concerts June 21-23, and future plans.

Playlist (Something on my mind).

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This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Suzanne Ciani, Linda May Han Oh, Bent Knee, and R. Andrew Lee.

In Review: Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)

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Brin Solomon reviews 'Triptych (Eyes of One on Another),' a provocative multimedia work with music by Bryce Dessner, inspired by the art of Robert Mapplethorpe, presented at BAM.

In Review: Hildegard Competition Concert

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Alyssa Kayser-Hirsh reviews the 2019 Hildegard Competition Concert, including premieres by the three winners as well as works by six finalists, presented on June 4 at National Sawdust.

Playlist (Known unknowns).

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This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Kaija Saariaho, Sunwatchers, Anthony Braxton, and Phil Kline.

Student CoLab: Setting the Stage for Tomorrow's Changemakers

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Olivia Giovetti reports on Student CoLab, a National Sawdust initiative that facilitates a creative collaboration between Williamsburg student artists and Amanda Gookin's Forward Music Project.