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Announcing Interpretations 28 It is with great pleasure and, I must confess, some pride, that I welcome you to the 28th season of the Interpretations Contemporary Music Series. As we have from the beginning, we continue to focus on contemporary composers and their interpreters, in an effort to nurture the development of our growing new music community. This season, the interrelationship between composition and improvisation is explored in a majority of the concerts. Many of the compositions are written with specific improvisers in mind, or are performed by improviser composers. This was not a thematic choice, but I noticed it with pleasure on reviewing the season to write this message. Please join us for some exciting, not always predictable music.    

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10khrs on 01/27/2015 at 02:31AM

Music from Bozzini Quartet and String Noise

The 26th Season of Interpretations continues in January 2015, with an exciting evening of music for strings, featuring the Montreal based Bozzini Quartet and New York’s premiere violin duo, String Noise (Pauline Kim Harris, Conrad Harris).

In anticipation of this concert, here are two tracks featuring these great ensembles:  String Noise performs a violin duo by Wandelweiser composer Jurg Frey, and the Bozzini Quartet performs music by Canadian composer Nicole Lizée.

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10khrs on 10/16/2014 at 08:00AM

New Music from John King and Michael Byron!

On October 23, Interpretations presentstwo major premieres built around string quartets from two distinctive composers from New York's Downtown scene. John King presents "Free Palestine", with Neil Dufallo's A Secret Quartet, and  Michael Byron presents "The Celebration", with The FLUX Quartet plus pianist Joseph Kubera and baritone Thomas Buckner. 

In anticipation of this great concert, we are offering two interesting works from these two composers: Michael Byron's "A Bird Revealing the Unknown to the Sky" (performed by Joseph Kubera), and a selection from John King's "Free Palestine". Please also enjoy these two videos featuring the two composers discussing their upcoming works.

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