Thursday Aug 14
BBC Proms: Steve Reich, Royal Albert Hall, London
Although nearly 20 years separate Steve Reich's pioneering work It's Gonna Rain from his later The Desert Music , these two pieces are linked by their preoccupation with poetic text.
Arise, piano queen Moore
Lisa Moore, described by the New Yorker as the queen of avant-garde piano, is finally coming to Perth.
Relentlessly inventive Bang on a Can offers festival of new music...
From July 26 through August 2, 2014, the "relentlessly inventive" new music collective Bang on a Can collaborates with MASS MoCA to present Bang on a Can Plays Art, a jam-packed, week-long new music extravaganza featuring 14 concerts in 8 days, as the culmination of the 13th annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA which runs from ... (more)
Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde Pursue Oblique Strategies...
When Brian Eno and Underworld frontman Karl Hyde got together to record Someday World , released in May, they intended to create in the experimental mode Eno had dubbed "Reickuti" - the minimalist drones of avant-garde classical composer Steve Reich combined with the maximalist funk of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti.