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"National Sawdust announces second season"

Michael Cooper | The New York Times

National Sawdust, the experimental performance space that opened in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, last fall and quickly became a vital part of New York’s new music scene, said Monday that its second season would feature a roster of guest programmers, 30 newly commissioned works and the start of an online arts journal.(...) Musical highlights include a celebration of the composer Philip Glass at 80; a 12-hour performance of John Zorn’s “Bagatelles”; a new series called Womanproducer looking at how women create sonic worlds; the world premiere of Juliet Palmer’s a cappella opera “Sweat”; and the American premiere of Vasco Mendonça’s “The House Taken Over,” a co-production with the Manhattan School of Music and the Festival d’Aix en Provence.(...)