Monthly Archives: May 2020

Orli Shaham makes time to play. (credit: David Robertson)

Orli Shaham’s cheerful Bach Yard Playdates brings classical music to the very young

John Lemley | 29 MAY 2020 Listen to John Lemley’s interview with pianist and Bach Yard Playdates host Orli Shaham: Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard is a live interactive concert series for children age 3-8. Founded by pianist Olri Shaham […]

Karl Henning plays his extended solo clarinet piece, "Thpreau in Concord Jail." (image from video still)

An EarRelevant Interlude, #2: Thoreau in Concord Jail

Mark Gresham | 27 MAY 2020 Number 2 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, and […]

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 […]