The through line of Spektral Quartet’s first studio release in four years, Experiments in Living, is that there is no through line—at least on the surface. The double album covers 150 years of history, from Brahms to living lions such as George Lewis, but rather than foist a chronological or thematic flow onto the recording, […]
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The generation-spanning Fountain of Time is an intriguing peek into Chicago new-music lab the Grossman Ensemble
The Grossman Ensemble could be thought of as a new-music incubator. The resident ensemble of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition (CCCC) at the University of Chicago, the 13-piece group—which comprises some of the best contemporary players in the city—rehearses extensively with composers over the course of several weeks. Some of their commissions emerge collaboratively […]
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The year in Reader photos
The best photos that ran in the Reader in 2016.
Anthony Cheung has turned foghorns and out-of-tune piano into a Guggenheim Fellowship
Award-winning composer Anthony Cheung presents a new viola concerto at this weekend’s Ear Taxi Festival.