press


10.12.18 | The New York Times | “In ‘Place,’ a Composer Questions His Comfort, and Power”

10.16.18 | Broadway World | “PLACE Examines One’s Role in Gentrification Through Soaring Soundscapes and Potent Poetry”

9.21.18 | Vulture | “What’s Opera, Jaap? Van Zweden’s Opening Night as the Philharmonic’s New Leader”

9.20.18 | The New York Times | “In a Gilded Space, a Choir Reflects on War and Peace”

9.18.18 | The Philadelphia Inquirer | “The Crossing choir takes on Trump’s ‘These aren’t people, these are animals’ comments in Fringe performance

4.19.18 | San Francisco Classical Voice | “More Surprises From Under the LA Phil’s Green Umbrella”

4.18.18 | Los Angeles Times | “At Disney Hall, the dresses made of speakers were just the beginning”

4.18.18 | HipHop Wired | “Despite Losing to Kendrick Lamar, Pulitzer Prize Finalists Show Heavy Respect

4.16.18 | The New York Times | "Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer in 'Big Moment for Hip-Hop'"

2.14.18 | Broadsheet Australia | "Katrina Ballads Confronts Some Still-Uncomfortable Truths"

9.1.17 | Opera News | "Hearne: Sound from the Bench"

8.31.17 | The New Yorker | "Classical Notes: A New Recording of 'Threni' and Ted Hearne's 'Sound from the Bench.'"

4.17.17 | WQXR | "Album of the Week: Ted Hearne and The Crossing's Sound from the Bench"

4.16.17 | The Boston Globe | "A Far Cry, Roomful of Teeth Prove a Match Made in New Music Heaven"

4.16.17 | The Arts Fuse | "Concert Review: Roomful of Teeth and A Far Cry"

2.26.27 | The San Francisco Chronicle | "'The Source' Takes a Powerful, Jumbled Measure of WikiLeaks

2.20.17 | SF Gate | "Composer Ted Hearne Sets Chelsea Manning's Leaks to Music"

2.8.17 | The New Yorker | "Making Art in a Time of Rage"

12.12.16 | The New Yorker | "Modern Opera Thrives in LA"

10.28.16 | The Los Angeles Times | "Chicago Based Dal-Niente Pops up in New LA Music Series Called 'Poolhouse'"

10.20.16 | The Los Angeles Times | "WikiLeaks at the Opera: What Chelsea Manning Inspired Music Says About Government Secrets"

10.14.16 | The Los Angeles Times | "Chelsea Manning as opera: story of the transgender WikiLeaks figure unfolds in 'The Source'"

3.30.16 | The Guardian | "Sleeping Giant: Hand Eye CD Review - Brilliant Performances of Exciting New Commissions"

12.15.15 | The New Yorker | "Alex Ross: Notable Performances and Recordings of 2015"

12.10.15 | The New York Times | "The Best Classical Recordings of 2015"

12.17.15 | The Nation | "Forget what you've heard: these were the ten best albums of 2015"

11.12.15 | The Daily Dot | "This Auto-tuned opera about Chelsea Manning is positively mind-bending"

11.4.15 | Pitchfork | "Album Review: The Source"

10.19.15 | The New York Times | "Roomful of Teeth, Making Nerdiness Cool"

10.19.15 | Classicalite | "Roomful of Teeth, Ted Hearne sparkle at National Sawdust"

10.6.15 | The Nation | "Whistleblowers Composed"

10.1.15 | The San Francisco Chronicle | "At Symphony, Hearne's 'Dispatches' makes a stylistic connection"

4.20.15 | The Miami Herald | "Cross-cultural influences are evident in New World's chamber concert"

4.10.15 | The San Francisco Chronicle | "Adams family shows graceful progression in pair of concerts"

12.11.14 | The New York Times | "The Best Classical Vocal Performances of 2014."

12.12.14 | The New Yorker | "Alex Ross: Ten Notable Performances and Recordings of 2014"

10.14 | Opera News | "Review: The Source."

10.27.14 | The Wall Street Journal | "Faith and Confusion."

10.24.14 | The New York Times | "Shadowed, Clamoring, Blurry. And With Reason."

10.21.14 | The Wall Street Journal | "WikiLeaks Inspires an Operatic 'Source' at BAM"

7.17.14 | The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | "'The Cage' Variations by Ted Hearne."

6.13.14 | The Philadelphia Inquirer | "The Crossing choir decodes the unknown"

5.19.14 | The San Francisco Chronicle | "Sound From the Bench' a Compelling Case."

2.21.14 | The New York Times | "Descents into Sounds of Dementia and War"

6.9.13 | The New York Times | "Minimalist and Rich, in the Space Between Funk and Classical"

6.9.13 | The L Magazine | "Erykah Badu: Serious Composer?"

5.22.13 | The Village Voice | "Summer Music Guide: Erykah Badu and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Team Up"

5.25.13 | Third Coast Daily (Milwaukee) | "Present Music's Wild Party of a Season Finale"

4.14.13 | The Los Angeles Times | "Brooklyn Festival samples the new classical music of the borough"

2.7.13 | Time Out Chicago | "Noise Artists Pervert Pop Music"

9.23.12 | The Albany Times-Union | "Symphony hits it right on Saturday"

9.11.12 | The New York Times | "Where Words Are the Notes"

1.29.12 | The New York Times | "New Music Opens a New Hall in a Venerable Building"

4.12.11 | The New York Times | "Turning 150, but Youthful as Ever"

4.8.11 | The New York Times | "Music Review: 21c Liederabend"

4.7.11 | The Columbia Spectator | "Yale-ites promise a 'glee'-ful experience at Carnegie Hall concert"

4.7.11 | The New York Times | "It's Yale Glee Club's Year to Look Back, and Look Ahead"

9.21.10 | The New York Times | "Green Light for Experimentalism: Tweaking Conventions and Bending Rules"

8.25.10 | The New York Times | "A Flood of Songs Washing Over A City"

8.26.09 | The Houston Chronicle | "Composer Hearne Captures Katrina's Despair"

4.1.09 | The New York Times | "Minimalism and a Stylistic Kaleidoscope"

8.29.08 | The New Orleans Times-Picayune | "A Lesson in the Lyrics"

5/6.08 | Yale Alumni Magazine | "Lyrics Ripped From The Headlines"

BLOGS AND ONLINE REVIEWS

5.17.17 | Second Inversion | "Album Review: Sound From The Bench"

12.2.16 | I Care if You Listen | Eighth Blackbird Presents Hand Eye on Cedille Records

11.19.16 | The Log Journal | Wild Up, Revolutionizing the Concert-Music Experience

12.15 | Seth Colter Walls | My favorite 50 records from 2015

01.15 | San Francisco Classical Voice | SoundBox Composers Play with Texture and Time

01.15 | Textura | Review: A Far Cry | The Law of Mosaics'

12.10.14 | National Public Radio | NPR's Favorite Songs of 2014

10.25.14 | National Public Radio | Oratorio tackles issue of leaks from 'The Source'

10.22.14 | Dazed and Confused | Musical installation transposes Wikileaks cables into song

10.22.14 | Vol.1 Brooklyn | Discussing 'The Source' with Ted Hearne and Mark Doten

5.16.14 | SF Civic Center | Rehearsing Ted Hearne's Corporate Personhood Cantata

6.10.13 | Gawker | Erykah Badu Loves You: A Conversation with the Artist

11.12.10 | Phawker | Album Review: Ted Hearne's Katrina Ballads

8.24.10 | Step Tempest | "Modern History"

8.20.10 | Capital New York | "When Political Music is Good: Ted Hearne's Katrina Ballads"

8.15.10 | The Big City | "Un-American"

8.13.10 | All About Jazz | "Ted Hearne: Katrina Ballads"

6.09 | Scene4 Magazine | "Siegfried vs. Vox"

 

interviews


LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS | 2018 | Ted Hearne’s Political Soundscapes

THE NEW YORK TIMES | 2018 | This is What Gentrification in Brooklyn Sounds Like

NY PUBLIC RADIO: NEW SOUNDS | 2018 | #4159: Ted Hearne’s ‘Place’

SLATE 2018 This Year's Other Two Pulitzer Finalists on Losing to Kendrick Lamar

LIMELIGHT MAGAZINE 2018 | Why Ted Hearne Set Kanye's Accusation to Music and Skewered George W.

THE NEW YORK TIMES 2018 | Three Composers on the Necessity and Pitfalls of Political Music

THE NEW YORK TIMES | 2017 | A Chelsea Manning-WikiLeaks Opera, Seen in a New Light

THUMP | 2016 | The WikiLeaks Story is Even More Dramatic Thanks to this Composer's Auto-tuned Opera

NEW CLASSIC LA | 2016 | Ted Hearne on 'The Source'

LIQUID MUSIC | 2016 | Interview with Ted Hearne about Saul Williams collaboration

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN | 2015 | 'Five questions to Ted Hearne'

CHICAGO SYMPHONY 'SIGHTS AND SOUNDS' | 2015 | Ted Hearne on 'Law of Mosaics'

NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (NPR) | 2014 | 'Oratorio tackles issues of leaks from 'The Source'

DAZED AND CONFUSED | 2014 | 'Musical installation transposes Wikileaks cables into song'

VOL. 1 BROOKLYN | 2014 | 'Discussing The Source with Ted Hearne and Mark Doten'

NEW MUSIC BOX | 2010 | 'The Curious Case of Ted Hearne'

CAPITAL NEW YORK | 2010 | 'When Political Music Is Good'

COMPOSITION:TODAY | 2010 | 'Ted Hearne Interview'

INDIGEST MAGAZINE | 2010 | 'Art and Activism: An Interview With Ted Hearne'

THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE | 2010 | 'Composer Hearne captures Katrina's despair'