#63 Stravinsky and Schoenberg: 100 Years Part I

In this week’s program we begin a three part adventure tracing the musical influence of modernist titans Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg from the early 1900s to the present day. In part one we start with the first performance on the Le Sacre du Printemps, 100 years ago in 1913, and uncover the path that … Continue reading #63 Stravinsky and Schoenberg: 100 Years Part I

#62 Thirsty Ears Festival at City Winery

What do you get when you combine Moravian ululations, Hindustani raga rhythms, and a bass clarinetist that spent a decade in Bali studying gamelan music?Find out as the new music supertrio Eviyan headlines WFMT’s 2nd annual Thirsty Ear Festival, bringing to audiences “the soundtrack to a 21st century global village.”We’ll be broadcasting Relevant Tones live from 5-7 … Continue reading #62 Thirsty Ears Festival at City Winery

#61 American Composers Orchestra

Since its first performance in 1977, the American Composers Orchestra (ACO) has been the only orchestra in the world dedicated solely to commissioning and performing music written by American composers. We spoke with new Artistic Director, Derek Bermel about his vision for the group, and took a look back at a few interesting and groundbreaking … Continue reading #61 American Composers Orchestra

#59 Eviyan Trio

This weekend we’re featuring the Eviyan Trio. The performers in the group are Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley and Evan Ziporyn. These three composers/musicians combine their influences from around the world to create a soundtrack for the 21st century global village. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Eviyan Trio – Odd MeetingIva Bittova – Dos Kelbl (The … Continue reading #59 Eviyan Trio