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16 Dec 2010 | No Comment |
Manhattan Users Guide: Grammy Party

“Could the mandolin become your new favorite instrument? It actually could, after hearing Avi Avital play it. Metropolis Ensemble, one of the most exciting  things to happen to classical music in the city, with Mr. Avital as soloist, has snagged a Grammy nomination for their CD of Avner Dorman’s Mandolin Concerto. Celebrate at Le Poisson Rouge, tonight, 8pm, free.”
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19 Feb 2010 | No Comment |

Frank J. Oteri from the American Music Center’s NewMusicBox web magazine sat down with Metropolis composer David Bruce to discuss his work Gumboots, his new opera A Bird in Your Ear, and Groanbox, the featured work at the 2009 concert with Metropolis Ensemble and The Groanbox Boys. Listen to the podcast…

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6 Jan 2010 | No Comment |

Naxos features Avner Dorman’s Concertos on their podcast, hosted by Raymond Bisha, highlighting the album’s liner notes and some great highlights from the recording itself. Listen to the podcast…
Naxos also features painter Joe Fig, whose artwork “Inka’s Floor” graces the cover of the album. Joe’s new book Inside the Painter’s Studio was published in 2009, and dives into his creative process as he explores the daily routines of other artists. Read the article…

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1 Jul 2008 | No Comment |

Composer Avner Dorman talks about his forthcoming studio album with Metropolis Ensemble performing his complete chamber orchestra concerti. Listen to the interview…

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27 May 2008 | No Comment |

Metropolis Ensemble and Piano Concerto by Ryan Francis are featured in this daily email newsletter, hailing the orchestra as “the hippest classical gang in the city.” Read the article…

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