Sometimes you walk out of a new music concert just aggrieved for the wasted potential. Pianist Kathleen Supové and flutist Lisa Cella are energetic, committed performers who laugh at technical difficulties, but only in the final minutes of their November 20 concert at NYU did the music rise to a level that justified their heroic efforts. And that was because Supové at least knows how to root out interesting composers from the underground. Cella played some of the Famous Names everyone's taught to revere in school these days, including two composers from IRCAM, the Institute for the Recycling of Crappy Atonal Music. At least, that's what I assume the acronym stands for, from the relentlessly ugly quality of the music I've heard belch forth from the... More >>>
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Kathleen Supové knows how to root out interesting composers from the underground.