New Music

The Classical Network in Concert this Friday (10/13) kicks off the first broadcast of the season of Music from the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton with a performance by So Percussion.

Our Noontime Concerts this week celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival, which takes place at SymphonySpace in New York City and is curated by composer/conductor Victoria Bond. Ross Amico is your host on Tuesday for performances of music by Pauline Oliveros, Brian Ferneyhough, Harold Meltzer, Kyle Gann, Joan Tower and Victoria Bond. Ms. Bond's music will also be featured in Thursday's Noontime Concert, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, along with music by Ben Johnston, Margaret Brouwer and Valerie Coleman, flutist with the Imani Winds.

Du Yun, a 39-year-old composer, musician and performance artist, today won the Pulitzer Prize for music for her opera Angel's Bone. The Pulitzer jury describes the piece as a bold work "that integrates vocal and instrumental elements and a wide range of styles into a harrowing allegory for human trafficking in the modern world." Angel's Bone, which has a libretto by the versatile Royce Vavrek (Missy Mazzoli's Breaking the Waves and David T.

The Chamber Music Society (Sunday 9 pm) presents Contemporary Visions – Rebonds for Percussion by Iannis Xenakis, Road Movies for Violin and Piano by John Adams, and Steve Mackey’s Micro-Concerto for Solo Percussion, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano. That's Saturday at 9 pm.

The Signum Quartett performs music by Mozart, Beethoven and Jörge Widmann, as well as some of the works created through its #quartweet program, which invites people to submit compositions of 140 notes or less. This concert was presented by the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem.

This week Celebrating Our Musical Future again features offerings from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, spotlighting the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble led by Timothy Weiss. These young musicians eagerly and passionately perform the music of their time, and this week's program will including works by Andrew Norman, Jesse Jones, Elizabeth Ogonek, Augusta Read Thomas, Marc-Andre Dalbavie and Julian Anderson.

Music by Poul Ruders and Malcolm Arnold.

Join us every Wednesday at noon as we broadcast performances by students and faculty at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, with an encore presentation Mondays at 10 pm. Carl Hemmingsen is your host.

This week on Celebrating Our Musical Future, we head to Northwestern University just north of Chicago for an Evensong service as performed by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble led by Donald Nally who is also founder and director of the Philadelphia-based choral ensemble The Crossing. Mr. Nally and his Northwestern student choristers will perform music in this Evensong setting of Esenvalds, Leighton, Wesley, Howells, Harvey, McLoskey and MacMillan. Tune in at 8 pm.

Join host Diane Guvenis for the next installment of The ACO Experience - music from The American Composers Orchestra. The program will feature music from past Sonic Festivals, including works by Alex Temple, Ryan Gallagher, Chris Cerrone and Corey Dargel.

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