By Robert Wood
|Alarm Will Sound sounds|
There's a reason that New York Magazine called Alarm Will Sound the "seal team six of new music": they're creatively fearless, they're up to any technical challenge, and we can only assume that they'd look svelte in Navy-issued diving gear. The members also have tons of personality and individual talents, which go far beyond being able to play Steve Reich and John Adams exceedingly well. Here are ten things you might not know about the group and its crack musicians, who play the BAM Harvey Theater in September as part of Nonesuch Records at BAM.
1. Sometimes, they play in exotic locales, like beneath the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.