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Baruch Performing Arts Center
February 21, 2017

This season, the Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) hosts innovative and world renowned artists and ensembles. All concerts are at BPAC's Engelman Recital Hall, 55 Lexington Avenue (enter on 25th Street between 3rd and Lexington Avenues, on the south side of the street) in the heart of Manhattan. Praised for its superb acoustics and intimacy, the Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall has been called "a perfect hall for chamber music" by Anthony Tommasini of The New York Times. Tickets range from $15 for students to $35 for general admission and are available at this link. More information at this link: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/.

February 13, 2017

Celebrate the unique blend of East and West with premieres from some of Hong Kong's most talented up-and-coming composers.

Edgar Krasa
February 10, 2017

Edgar Krasa, a Holocaust survivor who sang in the Theresienstadt concentration camp’s chorus, died on February 7, 2017.

NewMusicBox
February 9, 2017

"Having produced new music recordings for 40 years, I’ve seen some tectonic shifts in both the welcome expansion of the stylistic landscape of the music itself, as well as huge transformations in how new music is delivered to listeners."

Sequenza21
February 9, 2017

"The collection is compelling. It is clear that Dockstader’s remaining work wasn’t unfinished snippets. Rather, these are compositions that gel seamlessly..."

The Wire
February 9, 2017

"the fluidity of his technique and poetic vision impresses deeply"

Orli Shaham
February 6, 2017

"In our previous Café Ludwig explorations, we have often focused on a country or a region and compared and contrasted works from there-but we have never done so with South America," says Orli Shaham, the incomparable pianist and series host. "It felt like it was about time to do this!"

February 3, 2017
James Matheson - Violin Concerto
February 2, 2017

"Not only was the music gripping and appealing, the multichannel sound was completely involving."

The audience at Durham Cathedral for the Defiant Requiem
January 30, 2017

They sang with great fervour – as did the choir and the soloists on Saturday. Even on a hard seat you were not inclined to move. Sometimes shivers went down the spine.

Orli Shaham
January 30, 2017

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) orchestra led by Music Director Joshua Gersen continues its 54th season with acclaimed pianist Orli Shaham joining the orchestra for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4.

Tony Harrington, director of The Forge, left, with conductor Murry Sidlin
January 30, 2017

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin has been performed 35 times around the world to remember a concentration camp chorus.

DEFIANT: UK premiere of Defiant Requiem at Durham Cathedral
January 30, 2017

The cathedral audience was transfixed as the chorus hurled out their lines with unbridled passion.

January 25, 2017

"Throughout the piece, she marvelously created moods that were majestic, dreamy, and playful."

Durham Cathedral
January 25, 2017

Murry Sidlin, creator of the Defiant Requiem, who has travelled to Durham from the United States to conduct the UK premiere, said he was awestruck when he saw the cathedral for the first time today.

Christopher Houlihan plays Bach
January 23, 2017

The organist who has been proclaimed "dazzling" and "eloquent" releases his first recording on the Azica label, February 17, 2017

January 23, 2017

“Brahms Second Piano Concerto is one of my favorite pieces,” Shaham said. “I’ve dreamt about it since I was a teenager. If I had a favorite piece, this would be it.”

January 18, 2017

"The compositions abound in imagery, emotional spirals, complex architecture, and - as I suggested to Christopher - a few squirrelly moments here and there."

Die Presse
January 3, 2017

"This is no ordinary funeral mass."

Bachtrack
January 3, 2017
December 15, 2016

“Starkland is one of those labels that it’s important that it’s there – its important the work you do. Congratulations on 25 years!”

Vital Weekly
December 14, 2016

"This is a very personal release of heartfelt music, full of elegance."

“The Miracle of Hanukkah”
December 13, 2016
Tod Dockstader: From the Archives
December 13, 2016

Todd Dockstader’s “From the Archives” is one of the best releases of 2016

Grace Cathedral
December 13, 2016
Legacy Hall
December 13, 2016
Victoria Bond
December 8, 2016

​My compositional style has evolved from being a composite of all my favorite influences to becoming a more organic whole that represents my own musical language.

Tod Dockstader: From the Archives
December 5, 2016
Guy Klucevsek: Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy
December 1, 2016

"The new album, Teetering on the Verge of Normalcy (likewise from Starkland) puts Klucevsek the composer to the fore, writing for himself and others."

ensemble LUX
November 29, 2016

"One of the best of these concerts I have attended was this past Thursday’s New York debut of Ensemble Lux, a string quartet with formidable technique and ambitious tastes in programming."

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