9th Annual New Music Festival at Cal State Fullerton

From Los Angeles New Music:

The 9th Annual New Music Festival at Cal State Fullerton March 7th-13th, 2010 features works by composer/pianist in residence Frederic Rzewski and American Classics: Cage, Feldman, Carter plus works from American Women Composers: Augusta Read Thomas, Amy Williams, Pamela Madsen and Carolyn Yarnell performed by world renowned pianists specializing in contemporary music: Frederic Rzewski, Ursula Oppens, Gloria Cheng, Kathleen Supove and the Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo.

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Young composers take over Green Umbrella

And now for some info on the new music scene in LA.

You never know quite what you’re going to get at a Green Umbrella concert, and that’s a big part of the fun. The L.A. Philharmonic’s new music series is designed to be surprising. The rule of law has been loosened here. Composers can do what they want, without the worry of commercial consequence. Audiences (large ones, as a matter of fact) arrive in the spirit of adventure; they remain unfazed by whatever is thrown at them. Actually, the weirder the better.

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