What a fabulous response to Toru Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time…” performed by NEXUS with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Peter Bay. The reviews are in, and…my oh my! Jeff Spevak, music critic for The Democrat & Chronicle, says “the night belonged to the sparkling collaboration between the RPO… Read more »
Here HERE to read a review from the City Newspaper of NEXUS’ performance of Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” on May 8th, 2013 with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. You can also check out the review in the Democrat and Chronicle HERE.
“Nexus performed Reich’s hypnotic Clapping Music and Mallet Quartet with such ease and grace, each of the performers were like extensions of each other.” Read the entire concert review HERE.
NEXUS is deep into rehearsals for their performance of Steve Reich’s Mallet Quartet at CELEBRATE WITH SOUNDSTREAMS! 30th Anniversary Season Spectacular concert on Thursday Oct 11 at Koerner Hall here in Toronto.
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If you are in upstate New York around Woodstock and area this weekend, check out Garry Kvistad’s Drum Boogie Festival, a part of the Byrdcliffe Festival of the Arts. Drum Boogie is scheduled for Saturday at 4 PM (a concert of world class percussionists playing world class music) and Sunday at Noon (a very cool… Read more »
Bloggers have been boosting NEXUS since their June 18th appearance at (le) poisson Rouge in New York City. This surreal photo of NEXUS at work accompanies Tom Brett’s article at his blog Brettworks.
Read a review of the concert HERE. Another review can be found HERE.
NEXUS will be performing at (le) Poisson Rouge in NYC on June 18th, 158 Bleecker Street between Thompson and Sullivan. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7 pm, the music begins at 8 pm.
NEXUS is home from a great performance of Zwilich’s Rituals at Percussion Rochester! Here is an excerpt from Rochester City Newspaper’s review by Ron Netsky: “One look at the Kodak Hall stage at Saturday’s Percussion Rochester finale told you all you needed to know about the balance of power. “With conductor Neil Varon at the… Read more »
NEXUS is preparing for Percussion Rochester, a new festival debuting on May 4 & 5. Bill Cahn says, “The idea behind Percussion Rochester is to showcase an eclectic mix of music that features percussion
Tomorrow night, NEXUS is appearing at the Weaver Chapel – Wittenberg University at 7:30pm. Address: 200 W Ward St., Springfield, OH. A couple weeks ago I wrote about Wittenberg’s innovative music department. Well, here is another of their innovations: Check out the university’s “Composer of the Day” iPhone App –
It is wonderful to get feedback from students who experience NEXUS. We have a guest blogger today, Jordan Stepka of Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock, Arkansas where NEXUS was in residence last week. Here is what Jordan has to say:
This week, instruments and NEXUS musicians are heading from all directions to LaGrange College in Georgia, for their performance on March 23rd at 7:30 pm in the popular Callaway Concert Series at Callaway Auditorium. Check out the College’s fun video promo by clicking here. Percussionist Ken Passmore will join NEXUS onstage for Steve Reich’s Music… Read more »