Matt Haimovitz

Now Is the Time
12:19 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Notes to Self

Reaching inside helps to explain what surrounds us on Now Is the Time, Saturday, May 31st at 9 pm at wrti.org and WRTI-HD2. The poet and resistance fighter Avrom Sutzkever wrote the powerful words David Garner sets in Vilna Poems, 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 Notes to Self for piano. Echoing throughout are George Perle, Milton Babbitt, Stravinsky, and Ravel, who moderates a conversation between Hindemith and Messiaen!

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 Three Blues for Saxophone Quartet by Charles Ruggiero.

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Crossover
4:41 pm
Sat May 6, 2006

Matt Haimovitz, cello

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.