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Ben Kutner

Ben Kutner is a Los Angeles-based composer, music writer, and lecturer. His music has appeared at venues across the U.S. and he is the founder of the New Parnassus Ensemble.

Articles by this Author

Recording Review
July 27, 2020

Jan Vogler records a single cello concerto written by three composers.

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New Music Review
December 16, 2019

Soloist Richard Valitutto gives a heroic performance of Sarah Hennies’s SOVT for prepared piano.

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Chamber Music Review
December 10, 2019

The composer died in the Holocaust, but Jacaranda Music sustains his legacy with a special concert.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
November 19, 2019

Missy Mazzoli, Jaime Martín, and the LACO turn toward previous centuries at Royce.

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Opera Review
November 19, 2019

New Opera West presents five “pop-up” operas.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
September 6, 2019

Conductor Ludovic Morlot helped make it all sound spontaneous.

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Chamber Music Review
August 6, 2019

Jack Curtis Dubowsky’s original score accompanies a Douglas Fairbanks silent classic in live performance.

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Chamber Music Review
June 18, 2019

Delirium Musicum shows its mettle in a wide-ranging program with a world premiere.

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Recital Review
May 14, 2019

The composer’s Eleven Bagatelles for the Piano, performed by pianist Inna Faliks, has brilliant parts but no through line.

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Modern Classical Review
May 13, 2019

Even Natalie Portman gets in on the act in the composer’s “Archives, Friends, Patterns” show.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 6, 2019

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts a Louis Andriessen premiere and two classics at Walt Disney Hall.

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Modern Classical Review
March 12, 2019

A versatile string trio presents an evening of intriguing works by women composers.

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Modern Classical Review
March 3, 2019

LACO takes the audience on a multimedia journey in “SESSION pintscher.”

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
February 26, 2019

Kaleidoscope tackles symphonic music without a conductor.

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Chamber Music Review
January 22, 2019

Four modern works showcase the outer ranges of string technique.

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Recital Review
January 19, 2019

Vicki Ray and Carole Kim manipulate time in Los Angeles.

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