Meet the NS Curator: David Krakauer, Klezmer Activist

Globally renowned as a clarinet virtuoso and klezmer maverick, David Krakauer discusses his artistic and cultural journey, the artists and programs he’ll bring to National Sawdust, and the ACLU/NYCLU benefit concert he’ll present on Sept. 24 at Symphony Space.

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John Cage, Tim Berne’s Snakeoil, Isabelle Faust’s Mozart, Bruno Duplant and friends, Coma Cluster Void, Bloodmist, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

RE: sounding: FIVE and the Beauty of John Cage

We don’t talk enough about the sheer beauty of John Cage’s music. What struck me most about 9/5/FIVE/105, a concert celebrating Cage’s birthday, was the plain, simple loveliness of everything I heard.

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Jürg Frey, Nomi Epstein, Amy Beach, Florence Price, John Cage, Roland Kayn, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

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Matthew Golombisky’s Cuentros, Ryoko Akama, Christoph Schiller & Morgan Evans-Weiler, Günter Schlienz, Arch Enemy, David First, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

Early Audition: Michael Vincent Waller, Lines

Watch an exclusive video premiere for a composition from ‘Trajectories,’ a new album by Michael Vincent Waller with Seth Parker Woods and R. Andrew Lee due on Sept. 8.