Karlheinz Stockhausen

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Accidental purist

In one of Karlheinz Stockhausen's weirdest creations, the ensemble is instructed to "play a sound with the certainty that you have an infinite amount of time and space." Stephen Drury doesn't mind that so much. But fasting for four days? "No."
Stephen Drury takes on Stockhausen
By MATT PARISH  |  February 18, 2009

Great gifts

Knussen’s interludes, barely seven minutes, are a complex but attractive mix of the seductively creepy and the intricately lively.
Julian Kuerti leads the BSO and Leon Fleisher, Stockhausen’s Mantra at Harvard, Emmanuel’s St. John Passion
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 12, 2008

Carter heaven

James Levine’s devotion to the music of Elliott Carter has been a boon to Boston.
The BSO and BVM celebrate America’s greatest living composer, plus Stockhausen’s Mantra, and music for Beckett
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  November 20, 2007

May 25, 2007

Weekly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  May 23, 2007

Draws in digital

New-media artist Camille Utterback revealed that her “love and/or obsession with computers” began when her parents bought their first Apple computer.
‘Animated Gestures’ at Art Interactive, Hans Tutschku and Victor Burgin at Harvard, Coco Fusco at MIT
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  February 27, 2007

From Rio to Austin to Boston

Carnaval Brasileiro isn't a concert — it's a bacchanal, a dance party that surpasses the lunk-headed debauchery of New Orleans Mardi Gras and is more in the spirit of Rio.
Carnaval Brasileiro comes north
By JON GARELICK  |  February 16, 2006