Carnegie Hall
03/26/2017 at 18:03. Facebook
Before Three Generations begins, head to Apple Music and listen to selections by some of the featured composers, including Steve Reich, Nico Muhly, Julia Wolfe, David Lang, Bryce Dessner, Michael Gordon, and John Adams (Composer).

Three Generations by Carnegie Hall on Apple Music
Carnegie Hall
03/26/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
Learn why Steve Reich selected his work “Different Trains” to be performed on the Three Generations series, and hear an excerpt in this conversation with WNYC Radio’s New Sounds.

For more about Three Generations: [ Link ]

#3963: Steve Reich's 80th Birthday Season
Carnegie Hall
03/25/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
“I find that that sort of balancing act, between the familiar and the new, is really one that gives [The Gospel According to the Other Mary] an atmosphere that is much more in keeping with the deeper, darker questions that the Passion raises.”—David Robertson

Hear John Adams (Composer)’s “The Gospel According to the Other Mary,” a contemporary take on a Lenten Passion oratorio, when David...
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St. Louis Symphony Chorus and Orchestra perform a different kind of Passion
Carnegie Hall
03/25/2017 at 12:35. Facebook
Terry Riley’s “In C” and @John Adams’s “Shaker Loops” both allow for musical freedom through repeated modular sections and fragments. Hear both works performed by Ensemble Signal on March 30 as part of Three Generations. [ Link ]

TERRY RILEY : In C(onversation)

Interview at La Gaité Lyrique (october 2014) Filming and footage : Box Production Interview : Bester for

Carnegie Hall
03/24/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
For the past two days, thought leaders, artists, representatives from non-profit and government agencies, and policymakers from across the U.S. gathered at Carnegie Hall for Create Justice, the first national conversation to focus exclusively on the intersection of the arts and juvenile justice. The discussion, led in partnership with The Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network in Los Angeles,...
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Carnegie Hall
03/24/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
Steve Reich, holder of the 2016–2017 Debs Composer’s Chair, explains Three Generations. [ Link ].

Three Generations: Changing the Direction of Concert Music | Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall
03/24/2017 at 14:21. Facebook
Tonight, Falu’s Bollywood Orchestra performs a free Neighborhood Concert at the Gerald W Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

If you can’t make it in person, watch it streamed live via ABC’s Nightline.

Tonight at 7:30 PM: Falu's Bollywood Orchestra Streaming Live
Carnegie Hall
03/23/2017 at 22:16. Facebook
Soprano Miah Persson and pianist Malcolm Martineau performed richly melodic songs by Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, and Grieg in Zankel Hall.

Photo: Fadi Kheir
Carnegie Hall
03/23/2017 at 14:06. Facebook
Next week we begin Three Generations, Steve Reich’s four-concert series that explores the changing direction of concert music from the mid-20th century to the present day, which he has curated as the holder of the 2016–2017 Debs Composer’s Chair. Each concert will include a discussion led by select composers on the program.
Mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca, and pianist Kevin Murphy filled Carnegie Hall with lush Romantic songs by Brahms, Duparc, and Rachmaninoff with encores by Brahms, Schumann, and Vītols.

Photo: Steve J. Sherman
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter discusses her upcoming program and her preshow regimen in advance of her return to Carnegie Hall with pianist Lambert Orkis on April 2. [ Link ]

Anne-Sophie Mutter: Struggle Makes the Musician
Research funded by the National Endowment for the Arts informs the ongoing activities of Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project, a program that creates musical experiences for pregnant women and new mothers, many often in challenging circumstances. The Lullaby Project is in its sixth year and includes 17 national partners that create more than 500 lullabies a year. [ Link ]

Today, Carnegie...
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Lullabies: A Different Type of Love Song | NEA
Today, Carnegie Hall joins Americans for the Arts and organizations from across the country in Washington, DC for Arts Advocacy Day. We are reminded of the power of the arts to bring people together, address social issues, improve academic performance, drive local business and tourism, and so much more. The National Endowment for the Arts provides funding to every Congressional district in the...
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This week, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute and Los Angeles-based The Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network launch Create Justice: A National Discussion on Arts and Justice—the first national initiative focused exclusively on the intersection of arts and juvenile justice.

Carnegie Hall will begin creating programs for young people in juvenile justice settings.
Beginning next week, don’t miss Steve Reich’s four concert series—Three Generations—that he has curated as the holder of the 2016–2017 Debs Composer’s Chair! [ Link ]
“It slides in and out of indistinct memories that have no specific urgency or clear emotion. I want the feeling of the piece to be more of a haze, one that you enter, and that leaves you wanting to keep looking in, hoping to see more, notice more, until the keyhole closes after ten minutes.”—Paola Prestini on her composition “The Hotel That Time Forgot.”

Prestini’s work, a collaboration with...
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Past Forward: Composer Spotlight - Paola Prestini
We remember Chuck Berry who performed seven times at Carnegie Hall from 1965 to 1971.

You can find out more information about each of these performances here: [ Link ]
“To create a wonderful environment where we can thrive and be who we are through our music is my favorite thing in the entire world.”—Ian, Future Music Project Participant

Meet a few of the teens and professional artists of Future Music Project, the Weill Music Institute’s program where young musicians create, perform, and produce original music in workshops, master classes, and performances....
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Lachandra took part in the Weill Music Institute’s Lullaby Project, a program that creates musical experiences for pregnant women and new mothers. Read more about Lachandra’s journey in the project: [ Link ]
As a way to pay tribute to David Bowie on his Grammy-winning farewell album "Blackstar," NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concerts series brought the artists who appear on the album, saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his quartet, to perform. Hear the electro-acoustic quartet perform on April 1 in Zankel Hall. [ Link ]

Donny McCaslin: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Bob Boilen | January 9, 2017 — David Bowie had long wanted to make a record with a jazz band, and on Jan. 8 of last year, he realized his dream with the rele...