American Mavericks

WATCH: American Mavericks Conversation with MTT, John Adams, Meredith Monk & Q2 Music from NYC’s Greene Space

Michael Tilson Thomas (right) with (l to r): Meredith Monk, Q2 Music host Nadia Sirota, and WQXR's David Garland

Q2 Music celebrated America’s great iconoclastic composers when San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the SFS brought the American Mavericks tour to New York. In anticipation of their Carnegie Hall concerts March 27-30, composers John Adams and Meredith Monk, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and pianist Jeremy Denk joined MTT for an hour of performance and conversation on the music of Charles Ives, John Adams and other maverick composers.

WQXR’s David Garland and Q2 Music’s Nadia Sirota hosted. WATCH the event: