For OPERA America, more than 100 opera singers united in a song
of hope and solidarity for a virtual performance of Light Shall
Lift Us, a large ensemble work created by librettist and
lyricist Mark Campbell and composer Paul Moravec, IAS Artist-in...
The Institute for Advanced Study announces a new term of
residency for Pulitzer Prize–winning composer David Lang. His second term as Artist-in-Residence
will proceed through June 2022, during which time he will seek to
understand the parallels that...
The 2018–19 Edward T. Cone Concert Series, curated by Pulitzer
Prize-winning composer David
Lang, will offer a captivating series of musical performances
for all to experience. In his third season as Artist-in-Residence
at the Institute for Advanced...
Anthony Tommasini of the New York Times reviews
Artist-in-Residence David Lang's
"The Whisper Opera," which opened at the N.Y.U. Skirball Center
last week. Tommasini writes, "Mr. Lang’s aim in this 65-minute
piece, he explains in a program note, was...
Former Artist-in-Residence Sebastian Currier has been
recognized by classical music critics and writers at the New
York Times for his recent work "Re-Formation," which was
written on commission from the Minnesota Orchestra in celebration
Lang's "Symphony for a Broken Orchestra," which debuted Sunday,
December 3, at the 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia, was written
as part of a project of the same name to repair more than 1,000
damaged instruments that had...
So said composer David Lang, the Institute's
Artist-in-Residence, at a concert where his music promised nothing
of the kind. This Pulitzer Prize winner was discussing his choral
work National Anthems...
Lang discussed the power of political music and what makes it
successful with Joshua Barone of the New York Times,
saying, "It’s very hard to have a kind of music that changes
someone’s mind without really noticing it. A...
In response to issues with funding for a Philadelphia school
system's music program, Artist-in-Residence David Lang has been commissioned by
Temple University's art gallery to create "Symphony for a Broken
Orchestra," a symphony comprised...