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From the program notes by the wonderful Kathryn J Allwine Bacasmot: A special kind of magic can occur when a composer works within stringent constrictions. When one thinks of Ravel, works such as Boléro, the String Quartet in F, Le … Continue reading →
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[caption id="attachment_2090" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Composer and thereminist Dalit Warshaw demonstrates the theremin"][/caption] A few weeks ago, artistic director Jennifer Montbach sat down with the featured composer and thereminist for our next concert, Dalit Warshaw.  Listen below to learn more about the theremin, the unique and jaw-droppingly cool electronic instrument she'll play with us on March 3. Let us know what you think! Leave a comment on Facebook or send us email. "Good Vibrations" from the Beach Boys, featuring the electro-theremin (a variation on the original theremin) Clara Rockmore plays Saint- Saëns's "The Swan"
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Radius is honored to be performing the music of beloved MIT faculty member Edward Cohen on Saturday, February 18 at 8 pm at Killian Hall (160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge). The program also includes a work by Marjorie Merryman and a … Continue reading →
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At long last!  The podcast from our November 12, 2011 concert. We've uploaded the films to accompany Michael Gandolfi's Resonance Frames.  Here is a quick link (open the video and click pause - you'll be prompted to click play at the right moment). Let us know what you think! Leave a comment on Facebook or send us email. Recorded LIVE on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music Sarah Brady, flute Gregory Newton, bassoon Jae Young Cosmos Lee, violin Miriam Bolkosky, cello Sarah Bob, piano Jennifer Montbach, oboe Eran Egozy, clarinet Anne Howarth, horn Aaron Trant, percussion BACH, JAN Music for a Low-Budget Epic for piccolo and bassoon FRANÇAIX Divertissement for reed trio HOOVER Summer Night for flute, horn and piano MOZART Piano Trio No. 4 in E, K.542 GANDOLFI Resonance Frames for clarinet, strings, piano and percussion with film
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Avoid the mall!  Give the music lover on your list a night of music! Purchase tickets and we’ll artfully wrap them for you (plus a mug and CD if you’d like). Add a restaurant gift certificate and you’ve got a … Continue reading →
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The premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring provoked the audience to riot. A similar response was drawn from the audience present at the premiere of Strauss’ Salome. These are two extreme examples, but throughout the timeline of music’s history, … Continue reading →
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As professional musicians, we all thought our days of playing in the T were over… apparently not, thanks to a very generous grant from the Free for All Concert Fund! Come check us out and hear some selections from our … Continue reading →
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Known for the sense of fun and humor he brings to his compositions, Jan Bach imagines the sonic accompaniment to cinematic episodes complete with the movie studio logo, title credits, a loosely knit plot of sorts and a “thrilling conclusion” … Continue reading →
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Download some ear candy this Halloween - check out our first concert podcast, featuring our new producer and host, the wonderful Michelle Sweet (pictured).  Let us know what you think!  Leave a comment on Facebook or send us email. Recorded LIVE on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music Sarah Brady, flute Jennifer Montbach, oboe Rane Moore, clarinet Elah Grandel, bassoon Anne Howarth, horn Jae Young Cosmos Lee, violin Miriam Bolkosky, cello Monica Pegis, violin Rebecca Gitter, viola Sarah Bob, piano LIGETI Six Bagatelles  for wind quintet VINES Obsidian Magnified for flute and violin SUMMER Julie-O for solo cello SCHUMANN Piano Quintet Op. 44 in E-flat
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From the Boston Musical Intelligencer: How about a woodwind quintet, a string quartet with piano, a tsunami musical response, or “the sound of all your favorite late summer afternoons”? Check out Radius. In their thirteenth season, this ensemble sent colorful … Continue reading →
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