#259 New Music Gathering

Composers and musicians meet in a "speed dating" style at the New Music Gathering at Boston Conservatory at Berklee in Boston, Massachusetts New Music Gathering is an annual three-day conference dedicated to the performance, production, promotion, support and creation of new concert music held at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. This year’s keynote speaker is … Continue reading #259 New Music Gathering

#256 Big Ears Festival

We're traveling to Knoxville, Tennessee for the Big Ears Festival! Regarded as one of the most unique, boundary-defying and eagerly anticipated cultural gatherings in the world – “a music festival with a rare vision” (The New York Times) Big Ears Festival returns in 2018 with perhaps its most multi-faceted and diverse line up to date. … Continue reading #256 Big Ears Festival

#255 Look and Listen Festival

Relevant Tones is proud to partner with The Look + Listen Festival, an annual event dedicated to presenting contemporary music in contemporary art galleries like Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Brooklyn’s BRIC House and The Studio Museum in Harlem. The festival seeks to expand and engage audiences of 20th and 21st music by providing a unique opportunity … Continue reading #255 Look and Listen Festival

#244 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 2

The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) holds arguably the world’s most important contemporary music festival in a different city each year. Much like the Olympics, cities bid to be the host and this year it’s in Vancouver. In this second program of two, we hear from Canadian composer, Jennifer Butler, Lituanian composer, Sabina Ulubeanu, … Continue reading #244 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 2

#243 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 1

The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) holds arguably the world’s most important contemporary music festival in a different city each year.   Much like the Olympics, cities bid to be the host and this year it’s in Vancouver.  In this first program of two, we hear from Jordan Nobles, Charlotte Bray, Jocelyn Morlock, and … Continue reading #243 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 1

#236 In the Field: Palermo

We go In the Field to the rustic town of Palermo in Sicily, Italy for the International Rostrum of Composers presented in conjunction with the European Broadcasting Union where we heard a stunning array of new music by three generations of creative artists from around the world. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah Zwinklis Music … Continue reading #236 In the Field: Palermo

#225 Catalonia/Balearic in NYC

Ramon Llull was a leading philosopher, logician and writer in medieval Catalonia and the foundation that today bears his name works to export Catalonian culture and music throughout the world. Their most recent project in the U.S. is an exciting weekend of concerts and workshops in New York and a window into current trends in … Continue reading #225 Catalonia/Balearic in NYC