Classical pianist Christopher O'Riley has released two albums of British band Radiohead's music arranged solely for keys. The musician continues in his effort of introducing classical music to a new cache of listeners.
British band Radiohead appear to be gearing up for a new album. Various sources report the band's members as registering new companies, a trademark move they've previously employed ahead of albums or tours.
To become a popular classical musician with today's youth, a few things need to happen. First, you need to score popular shows and movies attractive a youth audience, then you need the support of other popular artists that have a grip on the attention of youngsters. And lastly, as is the case with Ludovico Einaudi, your tunes need to consume their attention and never let it go.
Thom Yorke will be joining a similar rank also occupied by his band mate, Jonny Greenwood. Yorke is currently composing an original score for the Roundabout Theater Company's production of Harold Pinter's "Old Times."
Joanna Newsom has announced that she's working on some new material as a follow up to 2010's "Have One on Me," in an interview with Dazed Digital. The musician said that working on Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming "Inherent Vice" caused her to put music on the back burner for the time being.
The Wordless Music Orchestra and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood collaborate for the live U.S. premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson's 2007 film, There Will Be Blood at the United Palace on September 19 and 20.
Following up on our report about Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood’s collaboration with the Australian Chamber Orchestra on a piece entitled Water, we finally bring news of when you can hear the work. Live and in-person. A composition for strings, piano and a South Asian tambura-like instrument, Water will premiere in Dublin on October 2 as part of ACO’s European Tour, played alongside Haydn’s Symphony No. 83 in G minor “La poule,” Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595 and Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70.
Highlights from next season's MusicNOW concerts include 'The Wind in High Places' by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams, Jonny Greenwood’s 'Suite' from the movie 'There Will Be Blood', and the world premiere of Anna Clyne’s 'Postponeless Creature.'
It's become common knowledge that Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has become a score composer, most famously providing the musical landscape for Paul Anderson's 2008 There Will Be Blood.
Alongside Béla Bartók's now classic 'Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta' and selections from Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood's first score for Paul Thomas Anderson, the concert features the U.S. premiere of another Classicalite favorite--National bro/Brooklyn composer Bryce Dessner's 'Lachrimae.'
No, classical music isn't dead. In fact, classical music has become the latest vanity endeavor for most contemporary musicians.
If you possess a penchant for Pynchon, this should knock your proverbial socks off.
Both groups have been, well, instrumental in creating a legacy that has managed to stay genuine and, for the most part, outside the mainstream. And now, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and The National's Bryce Dessner have announced a split release due for March 3 via Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Classic.
It's called 'Water.' And it's classical. And it's in Australia.
Two important composer birthdays have recently occurred. American Ned Rorem turned 90, while that comparative youngster from Poland, Krzysztof Penderecki, was 80. Both in their own ways embody the vitality of their cultures.