Blog Archives: August 2014

Discover the most interesting happenings in ensemble music – both locally and around the world – in lively posts by Jason and our staff.

Experimentation and discovery

“Traditional concerts have been somewhat passive affairs for the audience. We want to flip that experience into something more engaging, surprising and varied. Experimentation and discovery are a huge part of our programming.” By now most observers of our work

A Sound Shaped by Time and Tools

Solid NYT piece on one of the most esoteric aspects of orchestral culture, the existence of distinctive sounds unique to particular ensembles. The group under consideration is the hermetic Vienna Philharmonic, though the superb comment thread offers a plethora of