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“The city’s leading showcase for vital new music by emerging composers.” 

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MATA Director Todd Tarantino Steps Down to Return to Composition


April 11-13, May 11, 2019

New York



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“Playful” … “Haunting” … “Wickedly Entertaining”  

– The New York Times

“tells us a lot about how composers are thinking now.”

-The Wall Street Journal

“There’s nothing quite like MATA, which every year organizes the city’s most exciting showcase for outstanding young composers from around the world”

– The New Yorker

“ear-opening, satisfying music for every contemporary taste and philosophy”

-The Brooklyn Rail

“…the leading new music event of its kind in the world.” 

-New York Classical Review


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