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Tamzin Elliott

Tamzin Elliott is a composer and writer based in Los Angeles, and a doctoral student at University of Southern California.

Articles by this Author

Recording Review
August 24, 2020

The Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer calls on longtime collaborators for her latest album.

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Recording Review
August 11, 2020

Serpa’s multimedia project incorporates sometimes unsettling home videos.

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Recording Review
July 13, 2020

The composer melds voices, cello, and electronics in works based on texts from three poets.

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New Music Review
July 7, 2020

C4NM and Transgender Cultural District host a forum on finding equity in the arts for all.

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New Music Review
March 3, 2020

The experimental sound artist and percussionist showed broad imagination and commitment in an evening of improvisation and musical fragments.

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New Music Review
February 9, 2020

A full evening of improvised music makes for challenging and rewarding listening.

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Opera Review
January 20, 2020

Pasadena Opera presents Missy Mizzoli’s challenging opera.

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New Music Review
December 19, 2019

Augmented with prerecorded sounds, the Koan Quartet grows a complex sonic ecosystem in Chen’s Other Forests.

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New Music Review
December 16, 2019

The L.A. chamber orchestra veers from Xenakis to classic minimalism to contemporary Baroque and original Baroque in one concert.

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New Music Review
December 10, 2019

The premiere of seven new pieces were just the latest of nearly 50 small-ensemble works that comprise the composer’s magnum opus.

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New Music Review
October 22, 2019

An album-release party celebrates new recordings from trumpeter Sarah Belle Reid and thereminist Carolina Eyck.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2019

The departing dean of the music school at CalArts is still excited about fresh ideas and new approaches to making music.

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New Music Review
October 1, 2019

A big, excellent idea needs more attention to practical details.

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Feature Article
September 13, 2019

We review the highly anticipated solo debut of Natalie Joachim, of eighth blackbird, and new albums by established composers Christopher Cerrone and Timo Andres.

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New Music Review
September 13, 2019

The new-music group debuts the 14-movement URSA: an interstellar cantata at Monk Space.

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New Music Review
September 10, 2019

Two new-music duos, Aperture Duo and Autoduplicity, engage in wanton acts of performance.

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Modern Classical Review
August 12, 2019

The L.A.-based Sonic Open Orchestra presents a concert of pleasing contradictions.

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Chamber Music Review
August 6, 2019

A Brooklyn record label showcases cutting-edge artists for three days at the Outhaus in Los Angeles.

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Modern Classical Review
June 17, 2019

The fifth season of the L.A. contemporary music series Sound and Fury concludes by putting a few young composers on our radar screen.

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Modern Classical Review
June 14, 2019

Three quartets explore the underlying poetics of a famous filmmaker.

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