Mary McCartney

Refree: El Espacio Entre review – Barcelona producer’s haunting minimalism | Experimental music

Commissioned to write the soundtrack for a restored print of The Cursed Village, a classic of Spanish silent cinema, Barcelona’s Raül Refree decided to extend the film’s bleak atmosphere and theme of displacement on this concept album, which translates as The Space Between. Having started out in the 1990s in …

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Cosmic Cabbage and Lovage – The Boston Musical Intelligencer

MIT Music and Theater Arts, and Guerilla Opera present the world premiere of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage. Elena Ruehr’s new comedic new opera imagines that Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage, the true-life unsung inventors of the first computer, use their brilliant new invention to “fight crime” in alternative universes. The …

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Prize Winners Announced at Sphinx Competition 2023

The Sphinx Organization just minutes ago announced 17-year-old cellist Brandon Leonard as this year’s first prize winner     Organized by the Sphinx Organization, the national Sphinx Competition is an annual event that offers young Black and Latinx classical string players the opportunity to perform before an internationally renowned jury and be …

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How the Emersons’ cellist saved my musical life – SlippediscSlippedisc

norman lebrecht January 27, 2023 Here’s a wonderfully revealing reflection on America’s doyen string quartet by our occasional diarist, Anthea Kreston. Some people, well, actually, a lot of people, think you can’t do it all. That you will fail (assuming that’s actually a bad thing), embarrass yourself (ditto above), and …

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