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Sky Macklay: Why I Love Weird Contemporary Music

June 01, 2017
“I love weird contemporary music and sharing it with the next generation.”

Sky Macklay is a highly conceptual composer who typically gets a flash of inspiration for a concept before she writes a single note. Sometimes it’s politically charged, like her Black Lives Matter-inspired choral work Sing Their Names or her provocative chamber opera whose three characters are two spermatozoa and a uterus. But other times it can be an investigation of a purely musical process–like a duo that’s simultaneous fast and slow or a relentless chain of cadences.

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