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March Listings

Live performances around the city this month.

In Conversation

ANDREW OUSLEY with George Grella

Andrew Ousley is not an artist or a musician: he’s, in truth, a businessman. His firm, Unison Media, represents classical musicians for marketing and promotion. But he has another organization, Death of Classical, through which he has become an impresario, presenting concerts in two of the most beguiling locations in New York City; the crypt under the Church of the Intercession (The Crypt Sessions), and the catacombs in Green-Wood Cemetery (The Angel’s Share).

In Conversation

CHAYA CZERNOWIN with Ondrej Veselý

“There are places in my pieces, (even if I heard a piece many times) where I really do not know what is happening or what will happen. Those are places where one can feel the danger but also the vitality of existence. ”

Bang on a Can

There’s always been dance music, Haydn and Mozart made it before Chic did, there’s no reason the pop musicians should have all the fun.

The Best Band You Never Heard Of: Vanishing Twin's Global Aesthetic

A listener is well-advised to approach the band's offerings as de facto political statements, performative partnerships that represent models for how the world might realistically embrace otherness, transcending the perennial drive for national, political, and psychological borders.

Listening In

The films Scholl creates are open-ended; “they’re narrative, but in a non-narrative context,” says Ulrich. “It’s sort of like how we describe the music of Big Lazy, which people are always calling noir and cinematic: ‘We write the music, you write the script.’”  

Brussels Jazz Festival

The festival offers three gigs each night for most of its 10-day run, with a few matinées to boot. Amongst a native Belgian core, there are always international invasions.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2020

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