Today, Danbury, Connecticut celebrates their native son, Charles Ives. The festivities include tours of his birthplace, lectures, and a performance of the Concord Sonata by Timothy Andres. They will also dedicate the beginning of a hiking path named "Ives Trail."
- Danbury News-Times article about the celebration.
- His technique was modernist, but his sensibility was Romantic. Peter Burkholder
- Are we in the middle of a Charles Ives revival? Christopher Hyde
- NewMusicBox article on teenager Timothy Andres.
- Ives is close to his heart; he grew up in a small town in Connecticut, not unlike Ives’s New England places, and many of his works begin with monumental, dissonant gestures modelled on the “Concord.” Alex Ross
- Page of MP3 excerpts of Andres playing the Concord Sonata.
- Andres bio indicating he was born in Palo Alto.
- The city was reportedly named after the Iron-Age hill fort Danebury in Hampshire, England. Wikipedia