Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Riot Ensemble (source: Facebook; crfedit: Justi Photography, London)

CD Review: Riot Ensemble offers impressive album of contemporary British song

Melinda Bargreen | 26 MAY 2020 Britain’s Riot Ensemble is no stranger to new music: the instrumental/vocal chamber group has premiered more than 200 new works since 2012, by composers from more than 30 countries. The 14-member ensemble (including […]

Digital DIY: A Zoom H2n portable audio recorder atop a Targus tripod. (photo: Mark Gresham)

THIS WEEK: May 27 – June 2, 2020

★ Posted on Monday, listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP LIVE & LOCAL · BROADCASTS & STREAMS TOP LIVE & LOCAL Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are no live concert listings this week. PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS […]

American cellist Lynn Harrell (credit: Andrew Stuart)

Remembering Lynn Harrell

Mark Gresham | 21 MAY 2020 Body of Text On the night of April 27 the world lost as truly great artists when legendary American Cellist Lynn Harrell unexpectedly passed awaty at age 76. As reported by the New […]

This Beethoven action figure is left without a leg to stand on, thanks to an overenthusiastic young fan. (photo: Benjamin K. Wadsworth)

Classical Music and Today’s Youth: A Parent’s Guide

Benjamin K. Wadsworth | 21 MAY 2020 During this time of COVID-19-inspired social distancing, those parents with young children might be looking for fun, yet somewhat forgotten toys and hobbies. What about the soccer net we haven’t used in […]

Helen Hwaya Kim and clarinetist Ted Gurch performungGenshiin 2017. (source: video still)

An EarRelevant Interlude, #1: Genshi

Mark Gresham | 20 Mat 2020 Number 1 in a series of audio and video presentations curated by by EarRelevant’s publisher and principal writer Mark Gresham as part of his “Composer’s Notebook.” Several of our writers are also composers, […]