• 2020 Fromm Commissions

Fromm Archives

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From the Archives

The Fromm Foundation has a rich historical background, which is amply documented in the archives held at Harvard University. Browse through archival material featuring brief pieces composed for Paul Fromm's birthday celebrations, sound recordings from concerts, surveys by John Adams and other composers determining the creation of a modern music canon, and more.

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Mario Davidovsky Memorial

Mario Davidovsky

Mario Davidovsky '64 Fromm Commission

Mario Davidovsky was a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who opened up new vistas in chamber music by pairing live acoustic instruments with electronics. Like many of his fellow composers in the 1950s and ’60s, Mr. Davidovsky was drawn to the new possi­bilities offered by technology. 

—excerpted from the New York Times obituary by Corinna da  Fonseca-Wolheim, August 30, 2019

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Fromm Players 2021

Miranda Cuckson

2021 Fromm Players at Harvard 

This year the Fromm Players at Harvard will showcase performances and interviews curated by Anne Shreffler and Vijay Iyer. The performances will feature works by Rebeca Saunders, Jeffrey Mumford, Dongryul Lee and  Natasha Barrett, performed by violinist Miranda Cuckson, and pianist Conor Hanick, as well as works composed and performed by Yvette Jackson, Roscoe Mitchell and Imani Usuri.

APRIL 16, 2021

Co-curated by Miranda Cuckson and Anne Shreffler

Streamed on April 16 at 8:00pm on Harvard's Music Department YouTube Channel

Miranda Cuckson, violin, and Conor Hanick, piano

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