Ymusic at Kuumbwa Jazz Center
uploaded this event on April 12, 2014
Hailed by NPR as “one of the groups that has really helped to shape the future of classical music,” yMusic is a sextet of young performers equally comfortable in the overlapping classical and pop music worlds. A unique combination of assorted strings and woodwinds, this bold group of orchestrators focuses on contemporary songwriters and bands, such as indie rock luminaries St. Vincent, My Brightest Diamond and Son Lux. On their debut album, Beautiful Mechanical, the group pairs these works with pieces by emerging composers Judd Greenstein, Sarah Kirkland Snider, and Gabriel Kahane, resulting in what Time Out New York named the #1 Classical Record of 2011.