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January 16, 2019

Returning to Cage, Line Upon Line Percussion Dons a Slouch Hat

In art and in life, the road to being who you want to be isn’t always a direct path. For John Cage, it wasn’t...

Why Bernstein Matters in 2018

The classical music world is fond of celebratory anniversaries. And with 2018 the 100th anniversary of famed American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein’s birth,...

Inversion Ensemble Conveys America’s Complexity Through Song

With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, many Americans are reflecting deeply on the nation’s past and contemplating the path ahead. Some look to our...

With “American Postcards” Invoke quartet explores snapshots of history

Austin’s Invoke isn’t your average string quartet. Not content to limit themselves to the typical pair of violins with a viola and cello, they’ve explored the...

Grageriart Goes Shopping

In 2016, Austin composer Peter Stopschinski headed to Melbourne, Australia, where his arrangement of Verdi's opera 'Macbeth,' aka 'The Scottish Opera,' was premiered. Stopschinski's partner,...

Julius Eastman to The Fullest

When minimalist composer Julius Eastman died in 1990, the 49-year-old had been homeless for nearly a decade. He'd long lost most of his possessions,...

From Prokoviev to Pussy Riot

Our collaboration with KMFA 89.5 brings this interesting interview with the adventurous new recording project by cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist and radio host...

Wittliff Acquires Tejano Music Archive

Texas State University's Wittliff Collections have acquired one of the largest known collections of Tejano music materials and memorabilia from renowned musicologist Ramón Hernández. “This...

Stuart Hyatt pens a suite for Cave Without a Name

Sound-based artist Stuart Hyatt was searching the Texas Hill Country last year for a new project, audio recorder in hand, making tape of animals...

A Socratic Lullaby: Golden Hornet’s “The Sound of Science”

Golden Hornet’s newest project is equal parts hopeful, transcendental, and depressing — which is everything you could ever want out of music or science. “The...