You got your Biennial Pass (complete with free drink vouchers). You’ve perfected your itinerary. You’ve tweeted your biennial-inspired imagery. Now, a week to go before the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, prepare your ears.
“The New York Philharmonic Biennial, the city’s affordable high-art festival, starts next week,” Time Out New York said today on its homepage. “The New York Philharmonic has gotten fairly skilled at crashing into the city's general cultural consciousness once or twice a year.... The Philharmonic's first Biennial is performing a useful and unique aggregating function, giving plenty of different styles and forms an affordable place to live and draw an audience.”
Click the link to read Seth Colter Walls’s preview — and hear his Spotify playlist of music by NY PHIL BIENNIAL composers, including Vijay Iyer, Julia Wolfe, and Pierre Boulez.