The Oregon Symphony Is Expanding Its Open Music Program


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"No, minimalism nerds, that probably doesn't mean a duet between Hildur Gu ? 'nad ? ttir and the ghost of J ? 'hann J ? 'hannsson."

That's what the Oregonian is saying about Stay On It, a concert featuring the Oregon Symphony and five "dynamic new voices" that the paper describes as a "minimalist figureheads with a quintet of dynamic new voices."

The piece in question, by Icelandic composer J ? 'hann J ? 'hannsson, is a "minimalist figureheads with a quintet of dynamic new voices" that the paper describes as a " combination of'minimalist figureheads with a quintet of dynamic new voices.' And no, minimalism nerds, that probably doesn't mean a duet between Hildur Gu ? 'nad ? ttir and the ghost of J ? 'hann J ? 'hannsson."

The concert is part of the Oregon Symphony's Open Music series, which was started two years ago by Gabriel Kahane, the symphony's creative chair, the Oregonian reports.

"Namely, that an orchestra's vitality is inextricably linked to its commitment to living composers, whose work reflects and helps us to better understand the world we live Read the Entire Article


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