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.

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.

Hildegard Profile: Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir

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Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir, one of three winners of National Sawdust's 2019 Hildegard Competition, discusses their work with fellow composer Angélica Negrón.

Hildegard Profile: inti figgis-vizueta

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inti figgis-vizueta, one of three winners of National Sawdust's 2019 Hildegard Competition, discusses their work with fellow composer Nico Muhly.

Hildegard Profile: Niloufar Nourbakhsh

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Niloufar Nourbakhsh, one of three winners of National Sawdust's 2019 Hildegard Competition, discusses her work with fellow composer Missy Mazzoli.

In Review: Attacca Quartet

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Even when it's played in a literal crypt, the music of Caroline Shaw as played by the Attacca Quartet provides sensations of vitality and joy, related in a review by Rebecca S. Lentjes.

Lucy M. Caplan on Shirley Graham Du Bois and Tom-Tom

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Ahead of a performance and panel discussion about Shirley Graham Du Bois and her opera 'Tom-Tom' at National Sawdust April 4, Brin Solomon speaks with scholar Lucy M. Caplan about the composer and work.

Dale Trumbore: Asking Questions and Tackling Self-Doubt

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Dale Trumbore, a successful composer with big events ahead in Los Angeles March 17 and New York City April 27-28, talks to Catherine Womack about overcoming self-doubt and finding a creative groove.

In Review: Wang Lu Composer Portrait

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Brin Solomon reviews a Composer Portrait concert featuring music by Wang Lu, as performed by members of the International Contemporary Ensemble and Yarn/Wire at Miller Theatre on Feb. 21.

In Review: Face the Music

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For musicians of older generations, to watch Face the Music handle improvisation-based works by black female composers at National Sawdust on Feb. 11 was to attempt to mute one's envy, critic and musician Jennifer Gersten asserts.