https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Face-inset-2.jpg 600 900 Jennifer Gersten https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Jennifer Gersten2019-02-15 16:00:542019-02-26 15:38:25In Review: Face the Music
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.
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Brin Solomon reviews "Soloicity," an intimate evening of diverse composer-performers playing solo sets, curated by Molly Joyce for the Metropolis Ensemble at 1 Rivington St.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Gaze-inset-2.jpg 600 899 Rebecca S. Lentjes https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Rebecca S. Lentjes2019-02-08 17:41:462019-02-08 18:35:59In Review: Fresh Squeezed Opera, 'The Female Gaze'
Rebecca S. Lentjes reviews a Fresh Squeezed Opera program featuring world premieres by Whitney George, Gabrielle Herbst, and Gemma Peacocke, written for female voices and centering female perspectives, experiences, and representations
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PUBLIQuartet cellist Amanda Gookin chats with Amanda Angel about "Freedom and Faith," the group’s second album, which it will showcase on Feb. 10 as part of a season-long residency at National Sawdust.
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Composer-pianist Sarah Gibson, whose 'warp & weft' gets its world premiere by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jan. 26 and 27, talks to Catherine Womack about her creative path, her new piece, and what it was like to interact with LACO "Sound Investors."
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Rebecca S. Lentjes offers a powerful, in-depth consideration of 'p r i s m,' an opera by Ellen Reid and Roxie Perkins presented at La MaMa E.T.C. during the 2019 PROTOTYPE Festival.
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Composer-performer Angélica Negrón talks to Olivia Giovetti about 'Chimera,' her new opera for drag-queen performers, portions of which will premiere during the FERUS Festival at National Sawdust.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Wendy-Nublu-inset.jpg 600 900 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2018-12-20 16:06:012018-12-20 16:34:11Wendy Eisenberg: Embracing Complexity and Duality
Wendy Eisenberg, a fast-rising improvising guitarist, composer, and bandleader, talks about her creative path, including two wildly disparate albums newly released by Tzadik and VDSQ.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Kinds-of-Kings-banner.jpg 640 1200 Brin Solomon https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brin Solomon2018-12-11 15:42:122018-12-11 17:01:58In Review: Kinds of Kings
Kinds of Kings are hardly a homogenous bunch, and their music reflects it—Brin Solomon reviews a concert the collective presented with Metropolis Ensemble on Dec. 9.
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Violinist Andie Springer talks to Steve Dollar about her debut release, 'Dandelion,' a video album that evokes her creative journey through collaborations with composers and videographers.