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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.
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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.
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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.
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National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith singles out noteworthy performances and recordings produced and presented by National Sawdust in 2017.
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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.
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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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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.
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The violinist and composer Abraham Brody felt compelled from an early age to seek out his cultural roots – a journey that has taken him via Vienna to Vilnius and points far beyond, and seen him collaborate with Siberian shamans and the celebrated performance artist Marina Abramović.
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Live-scoring concerts commonly pair up silent movies with small orchestras. You can’t drown out a silent film and you can’t really get it wrong, since any pairing of sound and image takes you towards a reading.…What the Wordless Music Orchestra pulled off on Friday at National Sawdust was something else entirely.
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Globally renowned as a clarinet virtuoso and klezmer maverick, David Krakauer discusses his artistic and cultural journey, the artists and programs he'll bring to National Sawdust, and the ACLU/NYCLU benefit concert he'll present on Sept. 24 at Symphony Space.