This summer marks the 20th season for Colorado's eclectic Crested Butte Musical Festival, a genre-spanning contemporary arts celebration featuring a diverse crop of talented performers in the creative fields of classical music, opera and modern dance.
A Classicalite favorite, Vijay Iyer, has recently been experimenting with new sounds on his latest LP Mutations. And with an upcoming stint at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) entitled RADHE RADHE: Rites of Holi from Dec. 18-20, Iyer is demonstrating that the MacArthur Genius' music is forming a language all its own.
This weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) is presenting three concerts of works by Alvin Lucier, a trail-blazing force in contemporary music for over 50 years. Lucier, himself, will be present at these performances on March 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m.