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Julia Wolfe Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Commissioned 'Anthracite Fields' Featuring Bang on a Can All-Stars

Julia Wolfe Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for 'Anthracite Fields' Featuring Bang on a Can All-Stars >>

New York new music collective, Bang on a Can, has produced yet another Pulitzer Prize-winning composer: Julia Wolfe. The revered artist won for her composition, 'Anthracite Fields.'

Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

REVIEW: Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler (Ex-Kronos Quartet) 'Something of Life' (Innova) >>

The album's stirring mix of imagery, techniques, atmospheres and rhythms speaks to a level of creative ambition worthy of the cellist's virtuosity, perhaps not surprising in a veteran of the Kronos Quartet's musical adventures.

From 'Fishing with John' to The Lounge Lizards, John Lurie Talks 'Strange & Beautiful' Festival and Paintings

From 'Fishing with John' to The Lounge Lizards, John Lurie Talks 'Strange & Beautiful' Festival and Paintings >>

John Lurie has kept himself a mainstay in the downtown jazz scene in NYC--he's continued his excellence both on and off camera, and now will receive an exemplary tribute during Strange & Beautiful: The Music and Art of John Lurie from September 9-27 at various venues and galleries in the city.

Five Quickies: Ballet Star and Son Stabbed, Classical's Hell Week, John Zorn at the Met, Graphic Scores, Stevie Nicks of Thrones >>

So, in an effort to keep all you Classicalites abreast of each and every situation, we'll be trawling the web for the best headlines--those stories, those people making the biggest waves.

Five Quickies: American Orchestral Crisis, MacArthur Grants Increase, M.I.T.'s Futuristic Opera, Tchaikovsky's Wrong Note, Six Hours of John Zorn at 60 >>

And with the world's best musicians, singers, dancers and actors going back to repertory work after their summer stocks, there's more good news happening now than there was, say, back in July.

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