• GLASSES blog | Meredith Monk is an artistic visionary, celebrating her 50th season of creating and performing work in New York City. In conversation with Jeremy Geffen, Carnegie Hall’s director of artistic planning, Ms. Monk discusses her compositional process and her evolution from writing for her acclaimed Vocal Ensemble to composing for large instrumental groups.
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    • Through Link Up, the Hall’s largest partnership program, the Weill Music Institute collaborates with a diverse group of professional, regional, and community orchestras to support quality music education around the world.
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    • The brutally cold February is finally over, but it didn't stop these incredible things from happening at Carnegie Hall. Let's take a look, shall we?
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    • GLASSES blog | Listening to Edmar Castañeda play the arpa llanera, or Colombian harp, the first question that comes to mind is, why is this instrument so rare in jazz? The 36-year-old Castañeda makes the harp seem as naturally suited to the music as the saxophone or piano. In advance of his Carnegie Hall debut in March, he discussed applying the jazz idiom to his instrument of choice with Jeff Tamarkin, associate editor of JazzTimes.
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    • GLASSES blog | Fifty years ago on February 28, 1965, legendary soprano Leontyne Price made her Carnegie Hall recital debut, with a program of opera arias and songs by Barber, Brahms, Lee Hoiby, and Poulenc. She was the first African American soprano to build a worldwide following, and her performances would inevitably sell out anywhere she sang.
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