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1.11.14

From Old to New


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G. F. Haas, in vain, Klangforum Wien, S. Cambreling
(Kairos, 2011)
Charles T. Downey, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge celebrated with Ensemble Dal Niente performance (Washington Post, November 1, 2014)
After an evening of old music on Wednesday, the Library of Congress marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of its patron, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, with a concert of new music on Thursday night. Ensemble Dal Niente, the contemporary music group based in Chicago, performed mind-bending recent pieces by American composer George E. Lewis and Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, including one world premiere.

The McKim Fund in the Library of Congress commissioned the new work from Lewis... [Continue reading]
Ensemble Dal Niente
Music by Lewis, Haas
Library of Congress

SEE ALSO:
Alex Ross, Darkness Audible (The New Yorker, Nov. 29, 2010)


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