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Tanglewood Contemporary Music Festival Features 3 World Premieres

Charles Wuorinen with Lepton (photo by Nina Roberts)

(LENOX, Mass.) – The Tanglewood Music Center’s 2011 Festival of Contemporary Music, August 3-7, under the direction of Pulitzer Prize-winning Charles Wuorinen, will feature three world premieres, by Wuorinen, John Zorn, and Fred Ho — all three commissions by the Tanglewood Music Center. The 2011 programs will represent a mix of early-, mid-, and late-career…

(Music Review) Copenhagen Jazz Festival I

Anna Bronsted of Our Broken Garden (photo by Seth Rogovoy)

COPENHAGEN JAZZ FESTIVAL July 5-7, 2011 Review by Seth Rogovoy (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) – The storybook city of Hans Christian Andersen, so picturesque at times it seems impossibly like a movie set, and you’re waiting for a director to yell “strike the set” and down will come the charmingly false facades, is in the midst of…

(Concert Review) Montreal International Jazz Festival 2010 – Zornfest

Laurie Anderson, John Zorn and Lou Reed

Review by Seth Rogovoy Photos by Denis Alix, Courtesy FIJM (Montreal, Quebec, July 2, 2010) – There was a moment early into Friday night’s concert at the Montreal International Jazz Festival by Lou Reed, John Zorn, and Laurie Anderson, that felt perhaps like the legendary world premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Apparently a small…