Violinist Miranda Cuckson took some time recently to talk to us about her interest in new music, her artistic collaboration with composer Michael Hersch, and the experience of preparing and performing contemporary works for concert and the recording studio. You can find out more about Miranda here, and information on The Wreckage of Flowers, recently released on CD by Musical Concepts, here.
You can catch my full review of last evening’s very enjoyable recital at Classical Source. ACJW is a chamber ensemble of postgraduate musicians drawn from the program known as The Academy, and is doing for this repertoire what the Verbier Festival does for orchestral music — prtesenting impressive programs with distinctive young talent. If you’re anywhere near Skidmore College or New York City, you should give them a listen.
Gene Gaudette on classical music, cultural politics, political culture, media, and his record labels.