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RECENT POLITICAL WORK

The Stubborn Classism of Classical Music (The New Republic)
Ten Aphorism on Capitalism, COVID-19, and the Climate Crisis (New Politics)
There’s No Gas Shortage, So Scrap the Williams Pipeline (Albany Times-Union)
The Williams Pipeline Came Back from the Dead—But the Shellfish Won’t (GothamGazette.com)
Cuomo Shouldn’t Let a Monopoly Decide the Fate of the Williams Pipeline (CityLimits.org)
On September 6, I’ll Rise to Stop the Williams Pipeline (The Indypendent)

RECENT NON-POLITICAL WORK

Program Notes: Ustvolskaya, Berio, Oliveros, Xenakis, Oram, Feldman, etc. (SFCMP)
Apartheid Swing: The Jazz Epistles’ Short-Lived Success (BAM)
Program Notes: Leroux, Mitchell, and Abrahamsen (SFCMP)
Whitman, Across the Divide (BAM)
A Moveable Hemingway (BAM)
Review: Anatomy Theater / David Lang, Mark Dion (4Columns.org)

 

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4COLUMNS
Review: Anatomy Theater / David Lang, Mark Dion (4Columns.org)
Review: Calder Quartet / Morton Feldman String Quartet No.2

ALBANY TIMES-UNION
There’s No Gas Shortage, So Scrap the Williams Pipeline

BAM
Whitman, Across the Divide
Silent Voices Ring Out
A Moveable Hemingway: Malpaso Dance Company at BAM
The Giving Tree: Phantom Limb’s Memory Rings
So Many John Henrys
Prokofiev Lyrical, Prokofiev Grotesque
Giving Shape to an Explosion: Sasha Waltz with Edgard Varèse
Schubert and Sinatra Walk Into A Bar
Star-Spangled Stravinsky
Dr. John and New Orleans Piano
Einstein on the Blog: A Short Glossary
Subtle Decadence: Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker and Ars Subtilior
Kindred Spirits: Maeterlinck, Freud, and The Master Builder
Auguste Rodin and the Royal Ballet of Cambodia
Fail To Your Heart’s Content: Courtley Love and David Lang’s love fail
Aristotle Traviata

BRAVO! VAIL MUSIC FESTIVAL
On the Rise: Conductor Jaap van Zweden

BROOKLYN BRED
Questlove’s Electronic Music Mash-Up at BAM
Crowd-Sourcing Coleridge, Fiona Shaw, and More

THE BROOKLYN RAIL
10 Years of the Jalopy Theatre

CITYLIMITS.ORG
Cuomo Shouldn’t Let a Monopoly Decide the Fate of the Williams Pipeline (CityLimits.org)

GOTHAM GAZETTE
The Williams Pipeline Came Back from the Dead—But the Shellfish Won’t

THE INDYPENDENT
On September 6, I’ll Rise to Stop the Williams Pipeline

NEW POLITICS
Ten Aphorism on Capitalism, COVID-19, and the Climate Crisis (New Politics)

THE NEW REPUBLIC
The Stubborn Classism of Classical Music

SAN FRANCISCO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PLAYERS
Program Notes: Leroux, Mitchell, Abrahamsen
Program Notes: Byron, Brown, Fung, Monk, Rzewski, and Zorn
Program Notes: Ustvolskaya, Berio, Oliveros, Xenakis, Oram, Feldman, etc.

WQXR
Celebrating Summer with Beethoven’s “Pastoral”
6 Chilling Works to Combat the Summer Heat 

UNPUBLISHED
Nonesuch Records at BAM: Footnotes to a Festival

OP-EDS / LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Pipeline Proponents Playing Housing Authority Tenants for Fools

ACADEMIC
At the Threshold: Edgard Varèse, Modernism, and the Experience of Modernity

MULTIMEDIA WORK
Record Your Rime: An Excerpt from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (audio editing)
Interview with Bob Hurwitz and David Bither (interview + text editing)

 

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