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Tysen Dauer

Tysen Dauer studies musicology at Stanford University. His current research focuses on the reception history of early American minimalism.

Articles by this Author

Opera Review
October 9, 2018

The music shines through in this bare-bones production of a lesser-known Glass opera.

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Festival Review
August 14, 2018

Casual vibes, stellar performances, and breathtaking works by Missy Mazzoli and Nico Muhly are an affecting conclusion at this year’s festival.

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Chamber Music Review
July 23, 2018

Despite some rough edges, a concert of Glass’s solo piano music is intellectually and musically engaging.

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Choral Review
May 8, 2018

Volti Vocal Ensemble breathes life into the works of four living composers.

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Chamber Music Review
April 30, 2018

The bracing mix of acoustic "classical" ensembles, savvy programing, state-of-the-art electronics, and sophisticated DJs offers a potent musical brew.

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Opera Review
April 24, 2018

Composer Héctor Armienta's new opera, based on the famous novel by Rudolfo Anaya, is an ambitious work that needs to spread its wings.

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Chamber Music Review
April 9, 2018

Green Fog delights the eyes, but the musical highlights were elsewhere.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
February 26, 2018

Music, drama, and insightful text transform a taboo topic into art.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
January 22, 2018

Britten’s brilliant Violin Concerto outshines the rest of the 20th-century program.

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Chamber Music Review
June 13, 2017

A musical tribute to the great jazz saxophonist by way of J.S. Bach and poet A.B. Spellman

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Chamber Music Review
May 30, 2017

Lou Harrison’s Varied Trio was only on the program in commemoration of the composer’s anniversary. But the audience loved it.

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Chamber Music Review
April 24, 2017

Murat Eyuboglu’s genre-melding project comes up short, but Roomful of Teeth, Glenn Kotche, and Jeffrey Zeigler deliver some high points.

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Chamber Music Review
March 14, 2017

Cécile McLorin Salvant with Aaron Diehl’s ensemble found delicate emotional harmony in their all-encompassing performance.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
February 14, 2017

Philip Glass’ Orpheus Suite tops a program of musical delights.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
January 17, 2017

Yves Klein’s Monotone-Silence Symphony only appears to be off-the-wall experimental. Actually, it’s a modest experiment and a captivating experience

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