BIG EARS

The New York Times Calls Big Ears “a point of pilgrimage”

Photo: Tal National, 2018 by Eli Johnson

Well, that’s flattering: Late last week, The New York Times called Big Ears 2019 one of this spring’s premier cultural events, lauding the range of our programming and highlighting our ECM @ 50 celebration. Giovanni Russonello calls it “a point of pilgrimage for all sorts of experimental listeners,” and we’re particularly chuffed by this line, a festival programmer’s dream: “All are within walking distance of each other, but each is comfortable and acoustically sound enough that you’ll forget what you’re missing a few doors down.”

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