Putting the Madrigals project in context

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Stephen Smoliar writes for the Classical Music Examiner:

Want to learn about George Crumb? Go to Vermont!

The American composer George Crumb has received almost no attention in my efforts to write about performances of music. Yesterday I received word from Yellow Barn of their own small effort to reverse this trend.  Yellow Barn is a center for the study and performance of chamber music founded in 1969 and run by Artistic Director Seth Knopp.  The center is located in Putney, Vermont;  and, in spite of this remote location, they have achieved international recognition for their residencies, workshops, and adventurous approaches to chamber music.

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