Profiles in Disruption: Magos Herrera

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Profiles in Disruption: The singer, songwriter, and producer Magos Herrera, whose work as an activist and ambassador goes hand in hand with her art, will be honored in the 2018 National Sawdust Gala.

Profiles in Disruption: Daniel Bernard Roumain

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Profiles in Disruption: The violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, who has made social and political activism a pillar of his artistic life, will be honored in the 2018 National Sawdust Gala.

Rafiq Bhatia: Designing Sounds That Contain Multitudes

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Guitarist Rafiq Bhatia talks about abandoning old habits and discovering new tools to make his new album, 'Breaking Language,' which he'll celebrate at National Sawdust on April 9.

Jennifer Koh: Pushing Past Limits for Art and Community

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Jennifer Koh, a briliiant violinist and tireless innovator on the concert stage, talks about 'Limitless,' a new project emphasizing composers who also perform, premiering at National Sawdust March 15 and 31.

Your Guide to National Sawdust's Spring Revolution 2018

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Your guide to Spring Revolution, a National Sawdust festival meant to challenge the status quo and change how we see the world, this year celebrating the voices of multicultural women.

Refugee Orchestra Project: Artists as Activists in the Modern Era

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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.

A Classical Musician's Case for Mozart in the Jungle

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National Sawdust Log's John Hong shares his uniquely informed insights about the new fourth season of Mozart in the Jungle, which debuts Feb. 16 on Amazon Prime.

John Corigliano: At 80, Taking Stock of His Back Pages

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The composer John Corigliano, who celebrates his 80th birthday on February 16 with a concert at National Sawdust, talks about the pieces featured on that program and in other forthcoming festivities.

Nels Cline: Paying Tribute, Playing from the Heart

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Protean guitar hero Nels Cline talks about John Abercrombie and Jimi Hendrix, the subjects of upcoming tribute shows in Brooklyn, and Cup, his duo with wife Yuka C. Honda, playing National Sawdust Feb. 14.

Kate Soper: Still Heeding the Call of Sirens

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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.