Hotel Elefant

Hotel Elefant Brings Versatility To New Chamber Music

Last October, I CARE IF YOU LISTEN featured a video of the freshly deployed new music ensemble Hotel Elefant as they were preparing a work of composer Michael Gordon for their upcoming concert titled Dia De Los Muertos. Their Concert II was to focus on the theme “remembrance,” featuring new works by notable young composers as well as two compositions […]

John Luther Adams

Happy Birthday John Luther Adams

Yes, the lesser known, yet still widely loved, John Luther Adams turns a young 60 today. Almost a year ago, he introduced a groundbreaking  piece “Inuksuit” to New York new music lovers. During the Park Avenue Armory’s inaugural Tune-In Festival, Adams premiered a tremendous work written for “large percussion ensemble”. Doug Perkins and Lisa Kaplan of the […]