Profiles

Ensemble Fa

Ensemble Fa

Ensemble Fa, created in 1987 by the French Institutes in Bonn and Bremen, under the musical direction of Dominique My has commissioned and premiered new works, as well as performing works by over 70 different composers. Their goal has not been to perform as many premieres as possible, but ... Read More

Ensemble KNMFLUX Quartet

Ensemble KNM

Ensemble KNM stands for the active, current music scene in Berlin’s metropolis. Along with other students of former East Berlin’s Hanns Eisler School of Music, Juliane Klein and Thomas Bruns founded the ensemble in 1988. It is now made up of eleven musicians from all over Germany, Great ... Read More

Ensemble Modern

Ensemble Modern

Ensemble Modern (EM) was founded in 1980 and belongs to the world's leading ensembles for contemporary music, based in Frankfurt/Main since 1985. EM consists of 19 soloists from different nations.

EM's programs and concert activities include music theatre, dance and video projects, chamber music, ensemble and also orchestra concerts. Tours ... Read More

Ensemble Recherché

The Ensemble Recherché

The ensemble recherché is one of the most distinguished ensembles for new music. With almost four hundred premieres to its credit since it was founded in 1985, the ensemble has made a substantial contribution to the development of contemporary chamber and ensemble music.

Consisting of nine soloists, the ensemble ... Read More

Ensemble Resonanz

Ensemble Resonanz

Founded in 1994, Ensemble Resonanz is a string ensemble consisting of 18 members, considered from its beginning as one of the leading groups of its kind in Europe. They not only fascinate their audience with their technical brilliance, but also with their passionate performance. The versatility of the ensemble ... Read More

Ensemble S

Ensemble S

Arnold Marinissen
  Stephan Meier
  Norbert Krämer
  Adam Weisman
  Wilbert Grootenboer
  Dörte Siefert
  (percussion)

Massimo Mariani
  (sound director)


 

Arnold Marinissen from Amsterdam and Stephan Meier from Hannover studied percussion at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague and have since 1994 been working to combine a striving for instrumental perfection with developing ... Read More

Ensemble Signal

Ensemble Signal

Ensemble Signal is a large NY-based ensemble dedicated to offering the broadest possible audience access to a diverse range of contemporary works through performance, commissioning, recording, and education. Its Artist roster includes some of most gifted and innovative young musicians working in New York. To form what The New ... Read More

Ensemble Sospeso

Ensemble Sospeso

The Ensemble Sospeso is an ensemble of soloists producing concerts of contemporary music at the highest standard, giving performances described as "stunning" (New York Times), "a wonder to watch" (Wall Street Journal) and "gorgeously rich" (Village Voice). Formed in 1995 by composers Kirk Noreen and Joshua Cody, Sospeso has ... Read More

Hans-Ola Ericsson

Hans-Ola Ericsson (b.1958, Stockholm)

Hans-Ola Ericsson studied music in Stockholm and Freiburg, later in the USA and in Venice. In 1989 he was appointed Professor at the Swedish National College of Music in Piteå. Hans-Ola Ericsson has given concerts throughout Europe as well as in Japan and the USA and Canada ... Read More

Diego Espinosa

Diego Espinosa  

Diego Espinosa (1978-) Mexican multi-percussionist who founded The Electronic Hammer computer-percussion trio and Ear Massage percussion quartet with whom he has been awarded the 2nd Prize at The International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition 2009 and 3rd Prize at The International Percussion Competition, Luxembourg 2005.

He has been ... Read More

Essential Music

Essential Music

Essential Music was active from 1987 to 2002 as an ensemble dedicated to new and neglected music of the American Experimental Tradition. Hailed by The New York Times as “brilliantly resourceful” and The Village Voice as “New York’s fearless and intrepid new music ensemble” the group was founded by ... Read More

Julio Estrada

Julio Estrada

Composer

Born in Mexico City in 1943, Estrada's family was exiled from Spain in 1941. A composer, theoretician, historian, pedagogue, and interpreter, he began his musical studies in Mexico (1953-65), where he studied composition with Julián Orbón. In Paris (1965-69) he studied with Nadia Boulanger, Messiaen and attended courses and ... Read More

EXAUDI

EXAUDI

‘…one of the most sensationally gifted vocal groups performing in the UK at the moment’ Gramophone

Since its debut in 2002, EXAUDI has emerged as one of Britain’s leading contemporary music ensembles. With a repertoire that encompasses Ockeghem and Ferneyhough, Tallis and Xenakis, EXAUDI has performed to great acclaim throughout ... Read More

Experimental Studio of  Heinrich Strobel Foundation

The Experimental Studio of the Heinrich Strobel Foundation

The EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO in Freiburg (Germany) searches for syntheses in terms of acoustic arts and advanced technology through the medium of live-electronic sound-extension. This supplements the tones generated by musicians through different effect-devices to their modulation, which are put into motion in space by ... Read More

Roberto Fabbriciani

Roberto Fabbriciani

Roberto FABBRICIANI is an innovator of flute techniques developed through personal research of the flute’s sonorous possibilities. He has collaborated with some of the major composers of our time: Berio, Cage, Clementi, Dallapiccola, de Pablo, Donatoni, Ferneyhough, Françaix, Krenek, Kurtág, Ligeti, Messiaen, Morricone, Nono, Petrassi, Pousseur, Rihm, Rota, Scelsi, ... Read More

Felix Fan

Felix Fan

Felix Fan's versatility has made him one of the most sought after cellists in classical and contemporary music. At a young age, he was drawn to the cello after hearing an inspirational performance by the esteemed musician, Chuck Meyer. In 1998, Fan founded Muzik3, a performance series dedicated to ... Read More

Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman

FELDMAN EDITION by Volume:

Vol. 1: Aki Plays Feldman – Aki Takahashi, piano (mode 54)

Vol. 2: First Recordings – Turfan Ensemble Philipp Vandré and Thaddeus Watson (mode 66)

Vol. 3: Complete works for Violin & Piano – Sabat/Clarke Duo (mode 82/83, 2-CDs)

Vol. 4: The Straits ... Read More

Colette Fellous

Colette Fellous

"I was born in Tunisia.

At 17, I jumped with both feet from the seaside to the middle of Paris: the Sorbonne, the Cinémathèque, the snow. At first, I was very cold. Then I discovered Georges Bataille, met Roland Barthes and wrote for him on L'Anus solaire. Later, weaving others' ... Read More

Lucas Fels

Lucas Fels

Lucas Fels (cello) is one of the most distinguished cellists for music of our time. His close collaborations with composers such as Klaus Huber, Helmut Lachenmann, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino or Beat Furrer led to numerous works dedicated to him. Lucas Fels received his first cello lessons from Rolf ... Read More

Luc Ferrari

Luc FerrariLuc Ferrari has produced works that have moved away, more or less, from purely musical preoccupations, some of which could be branches of the same tree - the problem being trying to express passing ideas, sensations and intuitions through different means, observing daily life in all its reality -social, ... Read More

Ken Filiano

Ken Filiano

 

Bassist Ken Filiano performs throughout the world, playing and recording with leading artists in jazz, spontaneous improvisation, classical music, world/ethnic music, and interdisciplinary performance. Ken leads, and composes for, his quartet with Michael Attias, Tony Malaby, and Michael T.A. Thomspon. Some of the artists that he has performed ... Read More

Joshua Fineberg

Joshua Fineberg

Joshua Fineberg began his musical studies at the age of five; (violin, guitar, piano, harpsichord, conducting, and composition). After studying composition at the Peabody Conservatory, he moved to Paris where he studied with Tristan Murail and took the composition and technology course at IRCAM. In the Fall of 1997, ... Read More

Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy was born in Tulse Hill, London in 1946. He was a Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music, London, where he studied composition with Bernard Stevens and Humphrey Searle, and piano with Edwin Benbow and Ian Lake. Afterwards, he studied in Italy with Roman Vlad.

Finnissy created ... Read More

Anthony Fiumara

Anthony Fiumara

Anthony Fiumara (b.Tilburg 1968) is a composer and musicologist. He holds a Master degree in musicology (University of Utrecht). He was a lecturer at the Conservatories of Amsterdam and Zwolle and he worked at Donemus (publishing house for contemporary Dutch music) as a music editor.

Fiumara hosted radio programs ... Read More

Hans Fjellestad

Hans Fjellestad

Los Angeles filmmaker/musician Hans Fjellestad has screened in theaters, galleries, museums, and festivals throughout the world and on television networks including Showtime, MTV, ABC News, Adult Swim, PBS, and BBC. Fjellestad's filmography as writer/director includes award-winning feature documentaries “Sunset Strip” (2012),  “Moog” (2004),  “Frontier Life” (2003),  “When The ... Read More

FLUX Quartet

FLUX Quartet

The FLUX Quartet, “one of the most fearless and important new-music ensembles around” (Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle) “who has brought a new renaissance to quartet music” (Kyle Gann, The Village Voice), has performed to rave reviews in venues from Carnegie’s Zankel Hall and Kennedy Center, to influential art ... Read More

Joe Fonda

Joe Fonda
 
    An accomplished international jazz artist, Fonda has performed with his own ensembles throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, and has collaborated and worked as a side man with Anthony Braxton, Leo Smith, Archie Shepp, Ken Mcintyre, Lou Donaldson, Bill and Kenny Barron, Randy Weston, ... Read More

Kristin Fox

Kristin Fox

Kristin Fox, oboe, performs with numerous ensembles in Maine and Northern New England and is the principal oboe with the Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, directed by Paul Ross. Fox studied at Smith College and the New England Conservatory of Music. Her oboe teachers included Lynn Jacquin and Neil Boyer.

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Miguel Frasconi

Miguel Frasconi



Miguel Frasconi is a composer and performer who uses electronics, laptop, and an instrumentarium of glass objects to create music from a uniquely imagined tradition. His glass instruments are struck, blown, stroked, smashed and otherwise coaxed into vibration. His array of activities have included collaborations with the Balinese ... Read More

Lori Freedman

Lori Freedman

Lori Freedman performs both virtuoso new classical music and is active on the free jazz scene. She has worked with an eclectic group of musicians ranging from Steve Lacy, George Lewis, Frances Marie Uitti, Misha Mengleberg, Evan Parker, Mark Dresser, Suzie Ibarra, Fred Frith, Ab Baars, Joe McPhee, and ... Read More

Eli Friedmann

Eli Friedmann

Eli Friedmann (electric guitar) is a jazz and rock guitarist living in Astoria, New York. A graduate of The New School Jazz Program, he leads duos, a trio, and a quartet and teaches a variety of guitar students as well as producing solo recordings from his home studio.

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Ge Gan-ru

Ge Gan-ru

Ge Gan-ru, born in 1954 in Shanghai, has been called China's first avant-garde composer. He received degrees in both violin and composition at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 1982, when China was still unfamiliar with 20th century Western music, he wrote politically controversial works including Yi Feng for ... Read More

Isabelle Ganz

Isabelle Ganz

The New York Times has called Isabelle Ganz "a virtuosic" performer. This accomplished American mezzo-soprano explores the world of today's composers, as well as the classics of the mezzo literature. She has appeared as vocal soloist with symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the world, including the Seattle ... Read More

Peter Garland

Peter Garland

Peter Garland was born in 1952 in Maine. He studied with Harold Budd and James Tenney at Cal Arts and has had long student-mentor friendships with Lou Harrison, Conlon Nancarrow, Paul Bowles and the late Dane Rudhyar. He edited and published Soundings Press for twenty years, and has written ... Read More

Geesche Geddert

Geesche Geddert

Geesche Geddert studied with Dorothea Winter at the Conservatory of Zwolle, obtaining a degree in performance in 1986. She has worked together with such composers as Christian Wolff and Karlheinz Stockhausen. With the latter she prepared the recorder version of his In Freundschaft. She has made CD and radio ... Read More

D’Arcy Philip Gray

D’Arcy Philip Gray

D’Arcy Philip Gray performs regular solo and chamber music concerts in various parts of Canada and has been teaching percussion at McGill University since 1991. From 1993 to 1995 Gray performed regularly with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company from New York and, since 1998, he has been a ... Read More

Kenny Growhowski

Kenny Growhowski

Kenny Growhowski (drums), from Miami, has established himself as one of the most in-demand and technically astute drummers in New York. After getting his degree from the New School Jazz Program he has played with many bands, including recent projects with Lonnie Plaxico as well as his own fusion ... Read More

June Han

June Han

June Han holds a Premier Prix for Harp and for Chamber Music from the Paris Conservatory, and degrees from Yale School of Music and the Juilliard School. She is a member of new music ensembles in NYC: Ensemble Sospeso, Sequitur Ensemble, Ensemble 21, and Manhattan Sinfonietta, and has collaborated ... Read More

James Harley

James Harley

Composer / Researcher

James Harley is a Canadian composer and researcher presently teaching at the University of Guelph. He obtained his doctorate at McGill University in 1994, after spending six years in Europe. He studied  with Iannis Xenakis at the Université de Paris I in 1985-87 while working ... Read More

John Mark Harris

John Mark Harris

John Mark Harris plays an eclectic range of keyboard music from the Renaissance to the present day. He holds degrees in performance from the University of California at San Diego, the New England Conservatory, and the University of South Florida; his teachers included Robert Helps, Aleck Karis, and ... Read More

Rob Haskins

Rob Haskins


Rob Haskins is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of New Hampshire. He holds doctoral degrees in both harpsichord performance and musicology from the University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music.

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Werner Herbers

Werner Herbers


Born in 1940 in Bilthoven (The Netherlands), son of German emigrants. Studied oboe, piano and conducting at the Muzieklyceum Amsterdam. He has been principal oboist with the Dutch Radio Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and, from 1970, with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam. As soloist he played under the conductors ... Read More

John Heward

John Heward

John Heward is an interdisciplinary artist whose works are known for their improvisational spirit and sense of restraint. For decades, he has investigated the Minimalist tradition in painting, sculpture, and sound. He has performed as a drummer with small ensembles in free jazz and improvised music contexts.

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Tim Hodgkinson

Tim Hodgkinson


Born in 1949, a graduate in social anthropology at Cambridge, co-founder of the politically and musically radical group Henry Cow in 1968, Tim Hodgkinson has followed a restless and critical creative path. To composition he brings a long and unique experience in musical improvisation and ethnomusicology. Whilst ... Read More

Paul Hostetter

Paul Hostetter

Paul Hostetter is the Director of Orchestral Studies at Montclair State University, the Music Director of the Colonial Symphony, and the Artistic Director of the Winter Sun Music Festival. Hostetter has also led the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, New York City Opera, Philharmonia Virtuosi, Opera Theatre ... Read More

Aiyun Huang

Aiyun Huang

Aiyun Huang enjoys a musical life as soloist, chamber musician, conductor, producer, researcher and teacher. She was the First Prize and the Audience Award winner at the Geneva International Music Competition in 2002. Her past highlights include performances at the Weill Recital Hall, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra’s ... Read More

Eric Huebner

Eric Huebner

Pianist Eric Huebner has drawn world-wide acclaim for his performances of new and traditional music since making his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at age 17. His playing has been described as "full of grace and light" by critic Paul Griffiths and "masterfully precise" by Village Voice critic ... Read More

Gareth Hulse

Gareth Hulse

Gareth Hulse read music at Cambridge University, and continued his studies on the oboe with Janet Craxton and Heinz Holliger. He was appointed principal oboe with the Northern Sinfonia, a position he has since also held with English National Opera and the London Philharmonic. He now pursues his interest ... Read More

Hyperion Ensemble

The Hyperion Ensemble
 
  The Hyperion Ensemble was founded in 1976 by the composer Iancu Dumitrescu. As a starting point, Hyperion explored possible connections between the most archaic Romanian music - Byzantine music, folk music collected by Bartok, etc. - and today's avant-garde music. Over decades of work the group ... Read More

Yayoi Ikawa

Yayoi Ikawa


Yayoi Ikawa (piano) is a jazz pianist living and working in New York City. After moving there from Japan to attend the Jazz and Contemporary Music program at The New School, she formed both her own trio and big band. Recent projects include a tour of Japan and her ... Read More

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
 
  “the new gold standard for new music” - The New Yorker

 

“bracing, illuminating, reassuring” - Financial Times
    “extraordinary” - New York Times

 

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), described by the New York Times as “one of the most accomplished and adventurous groups ... Read More

Nicholas Isherwood

Nicholas Isherwood

Nicholas Isherwood is one of the leading singers of early music and contemporary music in the world today.  He has worked with conductors such as Joel Cohen, William Christie, Peter Eötvös, Paul McCreesh, Nicholas McGegan, Kent Nagano, Zubin Mehta and Arturo Tamayo and composers Sylvano Bussotti, Elliott Carter, George ... Read More

Juan Pablo Izquierdo

Juan Pablo Izquierdo

conductor

Juan Pablo Izquierdo has an international career conducting the major orchestras in Europe and South America-including the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and those in Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dresden, Leipzig, Madrid, Paris, and Brussels; and the BBC Glasgow, Holland Radio Orchestra, and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra. He has been principal ... Read More

Jussi Jaatinen

Jussi Jaatinen

Jussi Jaatinen (b. 1974 in Espoo, Finland) studied violin and music-theory in the Sibelius-Academy in Helsinki. In 1998 he moved to the Netherlands to study orchestral conducting in the Rotterdam's Conservatoire under direction of Jurjen Hempel and Ernst van Tiel. He completed his diploma in 2002 with outstanding result, ... Read More

JACK Quartet

JACK Quartet
 
    Praised for its “powerhouse playing” by the Chicago Sun-Times and its “extraordinary precision” by the Boston Globe, the JACK Quartet has quickly established a reputation for giving high-energy performances of today’s most demanding works for string quartet. The New York Times called the quartet's performance ... Read More

Pierre Jodlowski

Pierre Jodlowski
 
    Pierre Jodlowski, composer, performer and multimedia artist, works at the crossroads of acoustic and electric sound. He is co-artistic director of éOle studio center and Novelum Festival in Toulouse. He has collaborated with various ensembles and musicians such as J. Geoffroy, C. Jullion, W. Latchoumia, for ... Read More

Seth Josel

Seth Josel



Seth Josel, originally from New York, now resides in Berlin. As a soloist he has concertized throughout Europe, Israel, the US and Canada. He has performed as a guest with leading orchestras and ensembles of Europe, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Staatskappelle Berlin and the ... Read More

Sandra Joseph

Sandra Joseph

Sandra Joseph actively performs with a wide variety of musical ensembles and genres. She is a freelance percussionist with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and the Orchestre Metropolitain. She plays with Sixtrum Percussion Ensemble since 2010 and is the narrator in How Great Turtle rebuilt the World, a ... Read More

Julie Josephson

Julie Josephson

Julie Josephson has been praised by the Boston Globe as "spellbinding" in her solo work. One of the few brass musicians to receive the prestigious Artist Diploma at the New England Conservatory of Music, she has won several concerto solo competitions and done various solo appearances around the United ... Read More

Martine Joste

Martine Joste

A winner of five first prizes at the National Superior Conservatory of Music of Paris, where she studied with Yves Nat, Martine Joste is one of the most brilliant French pianists of today. After perfecting her skills in Sienna (Italy), Tanglewood (USA) and the Mozarteum of Salzburg (Austria), studying ... Read More

Just Strings

Just Strings

Just Strings was formed in 1991 to perform the just intonation music of Lou Harrison & Harry Partch, touring Japan (1995) under the auspices of the American Embassy's prestigious Interlink Festival, giving three weeks of concerts and lectures on new music in pure tunings. Their CD Just West Coast ... Read More

Johannes Kalitzke

Johannes Kalitzke

Born in 1959 in Cologne, Johannes Kalitzke studied church music there from 1974 to 1976. After graduation from high school, he studied piano with Aloys Kontarsky, conducting with Wolfgang von der Nahmer and composition with York Höller at the Cologne Musikhochschule. A scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen ... Read More

Aleck Karis

Aleck Karis
For over twenty-five years Aleck Karis has been one of the leading pianists in the New York contemporary music scene. Particularly associated with the music of Elliott Carter, Mario Davidovsky, and John Cage, he has championed their works all over the world. Among his numerous solo piano discs on ... Read More

Ross Karre

Ross Karre

Ross Karre was born in 1983 in Battle Creek, MI and is currently living in Brooklyn, NY. With formal studies in music, video, and cinema (Doctorate of Musical Arts and MFA in Visual Art from UCSD), Ross draws from his expertise in these fields while employing elements from a ... Read More

Lydia Kavina

Lydia Kavina

Leon Theremin's grand-niece, Lydia Kavina was born in Moscow and began studying the theremin under the direction of Theremin himself when she was nine years old. Five years later she was ready to give her first theremin concert, which marked the beginning of a musical career that has so ... Read More

John Kennedy

John Kennedy

Composer and conductor John Kennedy has worked with many of the leading composers of our time in presentation of their work. He is Resident Conductor of Spoleto Festival USA, where he has led American premieres of operas by Dusapin, Glass, Rihm, Saariaho, and others. He is also Artistic Director ... Read More

Pauline Kim

Pauline Kim

Pauline Kim gave her debut recital in 1996 at the Ravinia Festival, has appeared as guest soloist with the American Youth Symphony, and was the winner of the Artists International 25th Anniversary Competition. She has performed with, among others, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Orpheus ... Read More

Jerome Kitzke

Jerome KitzkeJerome Kitzke was born in Milwaukee in 1955 and has lived in New York City since 1984.  His music arises from the North American landscape and  celebrates vitality in its purest forms, thriving on the spirit of driving jazz, Plains Indian song, and Beat Generation poetry, where freedom ... Read More

Hildegard Kleeb

Hildegard Kleeb

Hildegard Kleeb was born in Switzerland in 1957. She studied piano in Zürich, Geneva, Paris and with Jürg Wyttenbach at the Academy of Music in Basel. She has premiered works written for her by Peter Ablinger, Maria de Alvear, John Cage, Roland Dahinden, Peter Hansen, Hauke Harder, ALvin Lucier, ... Read More

Garth Knox

Garth Knox

Garth Knox (viola) was born in Ireland and grew up in Scotland. The youngest of four children who all played string instruments, he was encouraged to take up the viola, and he quickly decided to make this his career. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London ... Read More

Tom Kolor

Tom Kolor


Tom Kolor (percussion) specializes in 20th and 21st century music, and holds degrees from William Paterson University and the Juilliard School. He is currently an adjunct professor at Purchase College and William Paterson University. Kolor is a member of Talujon Percussion, Columbia Sinfonietta, Ensemble 21, Sospeso, American Modern Ensemble, ... Read More

KONTRA-Trio

The KONTRA-Trio

In 1992 Bischof, Mejer and Bachmann formed the KONTRA-Trio to concentrate on low wind instruments and "deep" music. The three wind contrabasses are used as sources for acoustic phenomena from the primal to High-Tech-Sound, from the very low register to astonishing heights. Besides creating their own programs, the KONTRA-Trio ... Read More

Konzerthausorchester Berlin

Konzerthausorchester Berlin
 
    In August 2006, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra was renamed Konzerthausorchester Berlin. The new name reflects the bond between orchestra and house: with more than a hundred concerts each season, the orchestra leaves its marks on the Konzerthaus program. Together with its new Chief Conductor Lothar Zagrosek, ... Read More

Petr Kotik

Petr Kotik

Composer, flutist and conductor, Petr Kotik was born in 1942 in Prague and educated at the Prague Conservatory, the Prague Music Academy, and the Vienna Music Academy. He has been living in the United States since 1969 where he founded the S.E.M. Ensemble in 1970, devoted to the performance ... Read More

Ulrich Krieger

Ulrich Krieger


Ulrich Krieger has lived and worked in Berlin since 1983. He is known for his work in contemporary composed and freely improvised music and as a composer of electronic music and chamber music. Recently he has concentrated on his old neglected passion: the frayed experimental edges of contemporary pop ... Read More

Joan La Barbara

Joan La Barbara

Joan La Barbara’s career as a composer/performer/sound artist explores the human voice as a multi-faceted instrument expanding traditional boundaries, creating works for a wide array of media, developing a unique vocabulary of experimental and extended vocal techniques (multiphonics, circular singing, ululation, and glottal clicks that have become ... Read More

Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy



One of the great soprano saxophonists of all time (ranking up there with Sidney Bechet and John Coltrane), Steve Lacy's career was fascinating to watch develop. He originally doubled on clarinet and soprano (dropping the former by the mid-'50s), inspired by Bechet and playing Dixieland in New York with ... Read More

Sara Laimon

Sara Laimon

piano



Pianist Sara Laimon is an active performer in both solo and chamber music. A core member of Musicians Accord since 1994, Ms. Laimon has performed as a guest artist with numerous ensembles and is a founding member and managing director of the new music group Sequitur. She has performed ... Read More

Margaret Lancaster
Margaret Lancaster “New-music luminary” (The New York Times), Margaret Lancaster (flutist/performance artist/actor/dancer) has built a large repertoire of interactive, cross-disciplinary  solo works that employ electronics and mixed media. Performance highlights include Lincoln Center Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, Santa Fe New Music, Tap City, NIME/Copenhagen and the 7-year global run of ... Read More
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Lange//Berweck//Lorenz

Lange//Berweck//Lorenz is a Berlin-based trio for live electroacoustic music. Founded in 2014 in collaboration with Belgian pianist Colette Broeckaert, the collective's projects pursue the realization of electronic scores, the restoration and (re)performance of electronic works from the past, and the collaboration with contemporary composers on new pieces. Today Silke ... Read More

Philip Larson

Philip Larson

bass-baritone

Basso-baritone vocalist Philip Larson has performed avant garde music at concert halls in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Tokyo, Munich, Lisbon, and Warsaw. He has been a featured soloist with the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris, the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, and SONOR-the resident new music ensemble at U.C ... Read More

Jacqueline Leclair

Jacqueline Leclair

Oboist Jacqueline Leclair, one of the United States' foremost interpreters of new music, resides in New York City and is a member of Alarm Will Sound and Sequitur.  She has presented solo and chamber music concerts throughout the United States and Europe, and can frequently be heard performing ... Read More

Vincent Leterme

Vincent Leterme


Vincent Leterme (piano) studied at the Paris Conservatory, which awarded him first prizes in piano and chamber music. The recital partner of many singers and instrumentalists, he is especially devoted to the music of today, in particular as part of ensemble S:i.c. Georges Aperghis has dedicated several solo piano ... Read More

Lei Liang

Lei Liang

Lei Liang (b.1972) is a Chinese-born American composer of mostly stage and chamber works that have been performed throughout the world. He studied composition with Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Robert Cogan, Chaya Czernowin, Joshua Fineberg, and Mario Davidovsky, and received degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music (BM and ... Read More

Weiping Lin

Weiping Lin


Weiping Lin is Assistant Concertmaster (Stimmfhrerin 1.Violinen) of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna (RSO-Wien) and a well-respected violinist for contemporary music in Austria. Not only has Weiping Lin performed numerous premieres, including several new works dedicated to her, she has premiered works by the composers Luna ... Read More