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A Radio Milestone

“Music from Other Minds” Marks its 500th Broadcast. Other Minds, the Bay Area non-profit celebrating its 25th year of support for composers of pathbreaking music, marks a milestone this week with its 500th radio program on San Francisco’s KALW-FM. Founding host Richard Friedman will pop all available corks with blockbuster works for large ensembles by Edgar Varèse (photo above), […]

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Co-Founding Father

Jim Newman (pictured above with his wife Jane Ivory) – film and television producer, contemporary art curator, gallerist, musician, and co-founder of OTHER MINDS – was profiled recently in the San Francisco Chronicle by Art Critic, Charles Desmarais. A lifetime of bringing bold creations to light “Newman a proponent of avant-garde art, new music for 7 […]

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Philip Glass Rehearsal

Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa at the rehearsal for their concert of music by Philip Glass, accompanied by the Other Minds Ensemble. This video was recorded on December 6, 2017, the day before the show. For more information about this concert, or for tickets, follow this link to the page for this event on […]

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Girls of the Golden West

American maverick composer strikes gold at the San Francisco Opera! Unusually fine press coverage from the NY Times and PBS NewsHour for the world premiere of Girls of the Golden West by John Adams and Peter Sellers. The opera premiered on November 21, 2017, with 6 more performances scheduled, through December 10. Follow this link […]

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Back from the Ashes

The New York Times says that Ruth Crawford burned the score of her amazingly radical Violin Sonata. They neglect to report that Other Minds Records beat the odds and released it! Get one of the remaining CDs here:    

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