https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Lidiya-banner.jpg 800 1500 Lidiya Yankovskaya https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Lidiya Yankovskaya2018-02-27 13:54:482018-02-27 14:46:03Refugee Orchestra Project: Artists as Activists in the Modern Era
Conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya describes how working with the Refugee Orchestra Project, which performs at National Sawdust March 4, fosters a view of collaboration as key to mutual understanding and regard.
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In advance of a rare U.S. appearance at Issue Project Room on Feb. 24, the celebrated electroacoustic composer Beatriz Ferreyra speaks with Geeta Dayal about the origin and objectives of her art.
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Electroacoustic composer-performers Olivia Block and Lea Bertucci share their thoughts on space, illumination, composition, and communication in advance of their shared bill at Issue Project Room Feb. 10.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Lorelei-inset.jpg 600 900 Zoë Madonna https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Zoë Madonna2018-02-01 11:19:092019-04-22 11:19:47Beth Willer: Exploring Roles and Expanding Possibilities with Lorelei Ensemble
Beth Willer, a singer, conductor, and founder of Boston's acclaimed Lorelei Ensemble, talks about working with all-treble ensembles, expanding the repertoire, and the program Lorelei brings to New York Feb. 9.
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Rebecca S. Lentjes speaks with composer, performer, and writer Kate Soper, whose critically acclaimed 2014 opera 'Here Be Sirens' will be staged in a new production at National Sawdust Jan. 28.
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Missy Mazzoli, whose new opera 'Proving Up' has its premiere at the Kennedy Center Jan. 19 and 21, talks about examining the American Dream onstage, the urge to compose, and the slow pace of progress.
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Nicole Mitchell, a dynamic flutist, composer, bandleader, and teacher named artist-in-residence for the 2018 Winter JazzFest in New York City, discusses her creative path and aspirations in and beyond music.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Secrets-inset-Koen-Broos-1.jpg 600 900 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-01-04 16:53:522018-01-04 18:03:57Claron McFadden: The Secrets We All Share
In 'Secrets,' a multimedia theatrical concert coming to National Sawdust Jan. 13 & 14, Claron McFadden deploys the breadth of her technique to bring to light the stories we all hide from the world.
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“A Room of One’s Own,” a new MATA series launched Dec. 15 with a Gabrielle Herbst event, provides the opportunity for female-identifying composers to try out new ideas in a low-pressure environment.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Jenny-Black.jpg 600 900 Sasha Geffen https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Sasha Geffen2017-12-14 16:04:232019-10-24 12:29:15Jenny Hval: Testing the Boundaries of Performance
Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval, who performs at National Sawdust on Dec. 18, speaks with Sasha Geffen about touring, collaboration, and smuggling intestines through airport security.