There's an interesting debate going on among Mark Swed, Amanda Ameer, and Anne Midgette over Yuja Wang's fashion choices at recent recitals. I'd side with Anne here. For too long classical performers have been costumed essentially as high-end hired help; let them dress as they wish.... Anna Lundh goes in search of the lost computer opera of Karl-Birger Blomdahl.... Daniel Felsenfeld and Eleonor Sandresky are raising money for a marathon concert, entitled Music After, dedicated to composers who were living in downtown Manhattan on September 11th. They write, "The day will be about Music — speech-making and memorializing will happen elsewhere and by others." The program will include works of Philip Glass, Julia Wolfe, David Del Tredici, Laurie Anderson, Rosanne Cash, David Lang, Meredith Monk, Judd Greenstein, Michael Gordon, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Sxip Shirey, Elliott Carter, and Steve Reich, as well as music by the presenters.... The gifted young composer Anthony Cheung has a fascinating essay on his influences in Esopus magazine; there's an accompanying CD.... Red Light New Music has announced an enticing 2011-12 season.... The Brooklyn Philharmonic's first season under Alan Pierson is, as Greg Sandow points out, remarkably innovative, perhaps even revolutionary.... Composer Nat Evans hosts his site-specific work Assemblage at Brooklyn Bridge Park on August 21, just before sunset. You download the piece in advance and press play at the appointed time.... Site-specific on a grander scale: in October the musical Biennale of Venice will present Ritual Rowing, a series of performances on and around the cemetery island of San Michele.... New blogs: Andy Doe on the Naxos site, Colin Eatock in Toronto. But we mourn the passing of Proper Discord.