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A concert dedicated to one composer—especially one who’s not as familiar as Beethoven or Brahms— can paint a much richer picture of his music than a single symphony would.

  1. 1. 'Experiments in the Studio'

    November 19 at Merce Cunningham Studio

    Modern-dance icon Cunningham has always advanced the causes of American composers; here, Gordon Mumma, who worked with Cunningham in the late sixties and early seventies, gets the spotlight for six solo pieces.

  2. 2. Vox Vocal Ensemble

    November 17 at Church of St. Mary the Virgin

    George Steel and his vocally stunning group bring their eye for the undiscovered to the music of Robert Parsons, unearthed via two years of research.

  3. 3. 'Composer Portraits: Philippe Hurel'

    November 15 at Miller Theatre

    The brilliant International Contemporary Ensemble brings to life the jazz-infused works of Hurel, known for the vivid colors of his music.


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