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Even for an artist as versatile and unpredictable as Sarah Hennies, 'Contralto,' an hour-long work for vocalists on video with strings and percussion, represents a substantial achievement.
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Claire Chase speaks with writer, director, and performer Ione about 'The Nubian Word for Flowers,' the new opera she created with Pauline Oliveros, which has its premiere at Roulette Nov. 30.
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Saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom talks about her latest project, 'Wild Lines,' an exploration of poet Emily Dickinson's musical inclinations and improvisational skills.
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Get to know conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya, whose Refugee Orchestra Project is in residence at National Sawdust this season and performs there on Nov. 12.
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In the four years that composer Clara Iannotta has served as artistic director of the Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, representation of women composers has doubled.
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Violinist Sarah Darling and composer Rachel Grimes talk about the birth and evolution of 'The Blue Hour,' a song cycle jointly composed for A Far Cry by Grimes, Angelica Negrón, Shara Nova, Caroline Shaw, and Sarah Kirkland Snider.
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Announcing The Hildegard Series, an ongoing component of the National Sawdust Log that will focus exclusively on the stories, issues, and activities of female-identifying composers, performers, and professionals involved in the contemporary music world.