Berkshire Eagle: Tannery Pond: Classical duo Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley deliver

May 30, 2013

NEW LEBANON, N.Y. — There are two ways of looking at cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley’s passion for playing O’Riley’s arrangements of pop.

On the one hand, why are fine classical musicians like these Continue reading

North Adams Transcript: Contemporary classical concert has Russian tang at Tannery Pond

May 23, 2013

NEW LEBANON, N.Y. — If an audience prefers a strictly classical program to their standard mix of classical and pop, it’s fine with cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley. Continue reading

Hoopla: REVIEW: ‘Shuffle. Play. Listen’ takes audience on exciting, dark, sonic ride

March 29,2013

CORALVILLE — “Shuffle. Play. Listen” is terrific, challenging music-making from two fine music-makers, performing the works of Continue reading

CBC In Concert at Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal, January 23, 2012 – Matt Haimovitz, Christopher O’Riley – Shuffle.Play.Listen

January 23, 2012

Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley team up for Shuffle.Play.Listen in concert from McGill University, Montreal.

Cellist Matt Haimovitz has long been at the forefront of bridging the divide between the camps of classical and popular music, Continue reading

Examiner: New On Disc

April 2, 2012

Christopher O’Riley & Matt Haimovitz/Shuffle, Play, Listen (Oxingale Records) – At this point, there’s no denying that pianist/arranger Christopher O’Riley is the preeminent interpreter of contemporary rock music, Continue reading




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Shuffle.Play.Listen unites ground-breaking, Grammy-nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz with pianist Christopher O Riley, host of NPR and PBS’s popular weekly radio and television series, From the Top, in a collaboration that blurs the boundaries between classical and pop music. Continue reading