In Review: Martha Graham Dance Company

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Celebrating 'Appalachian Spring' at 75 could have made for a squirmy occasion; instead, Lana Norris asserts, the Martha Graham Dance Company and Peak Performances aroused hope through a smart new pairing.

Nick Podgurski: Finding Epiphany in Collaboration

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Ahead of a performance with Feast of the Epiphany, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and lyricist Nick Podgurski talks with Brad Cohan about the project's foundations in collaboration, folk music, Nashville guitar, and more.

On the Record: November 15, 2019

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This week in On the Record, new and upcoming arrivals from Fatima Al Qadiri, the Chutneys, Zosha Di Castri, exclusiveOr, Philip Glass, Jacob Greenberg, Daniel Lippel, Mat Maneri, and dozens more.

Lucy Dhegrae: From Trauma to Testimony in The Processing Series

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In advance of her season-long National Sawdust residency, vocalist Lucy Dhegrae speaks with Olivia Giovetti about the intensely personal story at the heart of her project, which includes four commissioned premieres.

Playlist (Moment of awakening).

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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 Stefan Fraunberger, Charles Curtis, Fatima Al Qadiri, and Mica Levi.

On the Record: November 8, 2019

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This week in On the Record, new and upcoming arrivals from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Dave Douglas, Amirtha Kidambi & Lea Bertucci, Moor Mother, Square Peg Round Hole, Dan Weiss, and dozens more.

New Music Premiere: Mat Maneri

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Listen to an exclusive premiere of a track from 'Dust,' the newest album by improvising violist and bandleader Mat Maneri, ahead of its release next Friday, Nov. 15, on the Sunnyside label.

In Review: Midori

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Performing at (Le) Poisson Rouge, the violinist Midori and the pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute presented that rare treat: a program of 20th- and 21st-century works played with impeccable polish, Brin Solomon relates.

In Review: counter)induction

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Miller Theatre's inviting Pop-Up format bolstered sensations of intimacy when the new-music ensemble counter)induction played works by Jessica Meyer, in a concert reviewed by Vanessa Ague.

On the Record: November 1, 2019

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This week in On the Record: just-arrived recordings by Nick Dunston, Gerald Cleaver, CUP (Nels Cline & Yuka C. Honda), Dither, Remy Le Boeuf, and more… plus dozens of listings for upcoming releases.