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Seattle Symphony's New Music Programming

By admin / On Feb.10.2013 / In / Width 0 Comments

Elena Dubinets and Ludovic Morlot

Under Music Director Ludovic Morlot, the Seattle Symphony has increased its performances of new music. We asked Dr. Elena Dubinets, Vice President of Artistic Planning, to discuss the Symphony's [untitled] series and other initiatives.

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Jonathan Harvey dead at 73

By admin / On Dec.05.2012 / In / Width 1 Comment

Jonathan Harvey died on December 4, 2012 at 73, as reported by his publisher, Faber Music. Harvey had been suffering from motor neurone disease. Read more from the Guardian article.

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Robert Beaser on the Postmodern Composer

By admin / On Dec.01.2012 / In / Width 0 Comments

Robert Beaser's post in the New York Times expressed the bewilderment that artists have often felt when the cultural battles recede in importance. Aesthetic restrictions have been withdrawn, and artists are left to determine for themselves what is important to express, and how to express it. Below are some quotes from Beaser's post, The Reconstruction of Rome.

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