#124 Zhou Long

One of the first composers to graduate from the Beijing Conservatory upon its reopening after the Cultural Revolution and the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for his opera Madame White Snake, Zhou Long creates thoughtful, spiritually-infused music that has resonated with audiences across the globe. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Zhou Long: … Continue reading #124 Zhou Long

#123 Payton MacDonald: Super Marimba

Percussionist Payton MacDonald calls Super Marimba the nexus point of all of his artistic activities. Featuring influences from jazz and classical to Hindustani and improvisational music, this is the marimba as you’ve never heard it before. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Ravi Shankar: Raga Bhimpalasi Shankar, sitar Sony 66919 1:41 Purchase Payton MacDonald: … Continue reading #123 Payton MacDonald: Super Marimba

#122 In the Field: Poland Part 2

We had the fantastic opportunity to travel to Wrocław, Poland to attend the storied World Music Days festival, where we met a wealth of Polish composers who are part of the living legacy of this vibrant cultural mecca. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Krzysztof Penderecki: Violin Concerto No. 2, Metamorphosen, V (excerpt) London … Continue reading #122 In the Field: Poland Part 2

#121 In the Field: Poland Part 1

We had the fantastic opportunity to travel to Wrocław, Poland to attend the storied World Music Days festival, where we met a wealth of Polish composers who are part of the living legacy of this vibrant cultural mecca. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Jacek Sotomski: beautiful to me. ah (excerpt) NFOM Chamber Orchestra … Continue reading #121 In the Field: Poland Part 1

#120 Through the Grapevine

We’re having a ball trying to keep up with our ever-expanding musical collection as composers and performers around the world joyously overwhelm us with their creations. We’re consistently amazed by their level of talent and artistry, and are thrilled this week to share it with our listeners. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Greg … Continue reading #120 Through the Grapevine