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.

Nicole Mitchell: Science Fiction and Sound Strategies

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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.

Paola Prestini Honored by National Organization of Italian American Women

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Composer Paola Prestini, co-founder and artistic director of National Sawdust, will be one of three women from the New York area to be formally recognized by the National Organization of Italian American Women on January 17.

Your Guide to National Sawdust's Ferus Festival 2018

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Before the fifth annual FERUS Festival begins at National Sawdust on Jan. 11, we've asked each participant to tell us, in just a sentence or two, what an audience member might expect to see and hear.

Rolling Out a Better National Sawdust Log

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In the spirit of starting a New Year fresh, we're implementing a few small but meaningful changes on National Sawdust Log… and we're looking for new contributors.