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May
2014
Duo Stephanie and Saar - Beethoven Dialogues at LPR

Concert of entire album to celebrate release

Piano four hands ensemble, Duo Stephanie and Saar, (Saar Ahuvia and Stephanie Ho) will give a CD release concert on June 29 at 7:30pm at Le Poisson Rouge on Bleecker Street in Manhattan. The program will include three transcriptions of Beethoven's op. 18 string quartet set for piano four hands to …

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27
May
2014
July releases celebrate the art of the Long Piece

Three new recordings of album length compositions

New Focus will release three recordings in July that all feature album length works. Bucking the trend of streaming single short tracks, we are highlighting the creativity and architectural design that goes into conceiving a grand musical gesture. Composer and guitarist Richard Carrick releases …

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19
Feb
2014
Third Coast Percussion: Resounding Earth Chicago Premiere

Feb 21, U of Chicago Logan School of the Arts

Third Coast Percussion plays the Chicago premiere Augusta Read Thomas' Resounding Earth, an evocative work exploring the sound world of bells written for them and released on their CD/DVD set on New Focus earlier this year.  Peter Margasak, writing for the Chicago Reader, observes, "Third Coast …

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