Soundscapes’ Sounding Composer Alvin Lucier dies at 91

Alvin Lucier, an influential experimental composer whose work focuses more on the scientific foundations of sound and audience perceptions than on traditional musical elements such as melody and harmony, died Wednesday at his home in Middletown, Conn., where he has taught for decades. at Wesleyan University. He was 90 years old. His daughter, Amanda Lucier, …

Alvin Ailey Announces American Dance Theater Personal Season

The company announced Wednesday that the next season of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center will celebrate 10 years of Robert Battle’s artistic direction. After the challenges of the past 17 months, Battle is more open than usual to embrace opportunity. “Being part of and going through the problem-solving process that …