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      Top: Susanna Philips and Eric Owens in L'Amour de Loin. 
Image © 2016 The Metropolitan Opera.
 
Bottom: Heresy Opera Photo by Ros Kavanagh

      Top: Susanna Philips and Eric Owens in L'Amour de Loin. Image © 2016 The Metropolitan Opera.   Bottom: Heresy Opera Photo by Ros Kavanagh

      Love and Heresy

      About this show: We had the distinct pleasure of attending two recent opera premieres, the World Premiere of Heresy in Dublin by Roger Doyle and the Met’s premiere of L’Amour de Loin by acclaimed composer Kaija Saariaho. Both operas explore universal themes in strikingly different ways, from Doyle’s setting of the infamous heresy trial of […]

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      photo by Howard Lipin

      photo by Howard Lipin

      Composer Spotlight: Chinary Ung

      Cambodian composer Chinary Ung came to the U.S. to study clarinet and composition but was forced to stay when the Khmer Rouge uprising broke out in his home country killing millions.  Over the years he has helped many family members and friends escape that regime and has documented his struggles in music.   Music Featured […]

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      Gabriel Prokofiev

      Gabriel Prokofiev

        London-based DJ, composer and entrepreneur Gabriel Prokofiev talks with Seth Boustead about composing and performing for a 21st century audience, family legacies, and the use of sampling in classical music.   Prokofiev worked with hip-hop turntablist DJ Yoda on the piece Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra. Prokofiev talks about working with DJ Yoda and […]

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