New York Philharmonic: Philharmonic 360
Park Avenue Armory
Friday, June 29
Better than: Just another night at Lincoln Center, with or without quadrophonic sound.
Upon entering the cavernous Park Avenue Armory's awesome performance space, audience members had to walk around a tableau vivant consist ... More >>
This week in the Voice I profiled the Brooklyn composer-songwriter-singer-multiinstrumentalist Gabriel Kahane, whose new album Where Are The Arms (Second Story Sound) is being celebrated at Littlefield next Wednesday. A couple of days before our chat, he posted a provocative rant on Spotify a ... More >>
Maria Schneider laughs at your genre distinctions; like Duke Ellington, she aims for a stylistic plateau "beyond category." For decades, that has meant music that can be both soaringly lyrical--no apologies, academics--even as it finds root in some deeply original orchestration. ... More >>
If President Obama is a dictator-loving socialist, he has a funny way of showing it: his Administration has refused a request to let the New York Philharmonic go to Cuba for some concerts it had planned for the end of the month. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control denie ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Recently, we've given you Inoculist's "Provenence", Liturgy's "Ecstatic Rite," and the video premiere of Renminbi's "Set Up."
The 15-member Sensorium Saxophone Orchestra makes massive, spectrum-e ... More >>
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Grizzly Bear and Final Fantasy with the Brooklyn Philharmonic
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Saturday, February 28
Indie rock met the orchestra on Saturday, and the only thing more powerful than the 37-piece Brooklyn Philharmonic was t ... More >>
The New York Philharmonic has changed its graphic identity from the flowing, music-staff theme of the Lorin Maazel era (left) to a simpler circle-and-baton (right) created by Hall-of-Fame art director Paula Scher. Identity design blog Brand New opens the floor to comments. "My first impression was ... More >>