Posts Tagged: orchestra

Anything Can Happen: Jennifer Higdon on Contemporary Music

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Composer Jennifer Higdon discusses the end of expected boundaries in contemporary music, connecting with an audience, and the difference between academic and commercial works. ...more

Kendrick Lamar at the Kennedy Center

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Kendrick Lamar is collaborating with a symphony orchestra for the first time in preparation for his October 20th performance at The Kennedy Center, according to the Washington Post. The performance will feature songs off of the rapper’s sophomore record, To Pimp a Butterfly, and will be a one-off show—meaning tickets will go quick.

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The Rumpus Interview with Frederic Rzewski

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Composer Frederic Rzewski talks about his masterpiece The People United Will Never Be Defeated, writing and playing classical music, and performing his music in an unusual venue—a fish market. ...more

Notable San Francisco, This Week: 12/27-1/2

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This week in San Francisco: Whether this is your adopted home or you’ve lived here all your life, re-discover the city as you begin another year of living here.  Let’s face it, you’re still tired from the holidays and you’re probably saving up your energy for New Year’s Eve, so why waste your time at New Year’s resolution themed singles mixers and monthly dance parties when you could be discovering the concrete slides on Steward Street or the fascinatingly creepy arcade games at Musée Mécanique?

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