Matt Haimovitz http://wrti.org en Notes to Self http://wrti.org/post/notes-self <p>Reaching inside helps to explain what surrounds us on <strong>Now Is the Time, Saturday, May 31st at 9 pm</strong> at wrti.org and WRTI-HD2. The poet and resistance fighter Avrom Sutzkever wrote the powerful words David Garner sets in <em>Vilna Poems</em>, for voice, clarinet, cello (Matt Haimovitz here), and piano. Paul Lansky, recently retired from a stellar career at Princeton, honors teachers, friends, and influences in <em>Notes to Self</em> for piano. Echoing throughout are George Perle, Milton Babbitt, Stravinsky, and Ravel, who moderates a conversation between Hindemith and Messiaen!<br /><br />The blues often come around when we look inside, so we take a turn there for the final work. But even the blues can be light blue. Jazz subtle and not-so infuses <em>Three Blues for Saxophone Quartet</em> by Charles Ruggiero.<br /> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:19:17 +0000 Kile Smith 7364 at http://wrti.org Notes to Self Matt Haimovitz, cello http://wrti.org/post/matt-haimovitz-cello <p>Cello virtuoso Matt Haimovitz is at it again. Jill speaks with him on Crossover about his recent album Goulash, a tasty mix of unusual and adventurous works.</p> Sat, 06 May 2006 20:41:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1656 at http://wrti.org