Friday, September 18, 2009

Third Angle New Music Ensemble moves ahead

Third Angle just announced that veteran journalist Laura Grimes is its new managing director. Grimes wrote for The Oregonian for many years and has recently been contributing to the Art Scatter blog.

Earlier this year Third Angle released a new recording called "Chen Yi: Sound of the Five," it received a very positive review by Joshua Kosman of The San Francisco Chronicle. You can read the review here. Some of the works on this CD will be performed by Third Angle on October 22nd and 23rd at the Portland Art Museum. For more information on that concert, click here.

You can also catch Third Angle at noon on October 8th at The Old Church. The ensemble will perform Ernest Bloch's String Quartet No. 3 and selections from Zhou Long's "Chinese Folk Songs." Admission is free.

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