#148 Composer Alive: Poland

An innovative collaboration with Warsaw composer Agnieszka Stulgińska in which a piece of music is publicly performed in installments as work on it progresses.   We’ll hear Agnieszka’s thought process, play each installment, and sit alongside the composer as she hears the world premiere of the completed work. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters … Continue reading #148 Composer Alive: Poland

#147 Dial Tones

RT calls up our radio and podcasting friends around the world to find out what new music they think will dominating our airwaves and digital bit streams in 30 years. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Fatima Miranda: Nila Blue (excerpt) Coleccion LCD el Europeo 1:38 Fatima Miranda: Diapasión Coleccion LCD el Europeo 11:49 … Continue reading #147 Dial Tones

#146 Jennifer Higdon: Cold Mountain

Relevant Tones partners with the Santa Fe Opera to feature a sneak preview of Jennifer Higdon’s soon-to-be-premiered first opera, Cold Mountain, based on Charles Frazier’s best-selling novel. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Jennifer Higdon: String Poetic, III (excerpt) Jennifer Koh, v.; Reiko Uchida, p. Cedille 103 2:00 Jennifer Higdon: Cold Mountain (excerpts) “The … Continue reading #146 Jennifer Higdon: Cold Mountain

#145 Letters From Ukraine

Relevant Tones has been carrying on a correspondence with several musicians in this war-torn region, where making music has recently been a challenge.  We’ll share their stories and feature chamber and orchestral works by composers determined to carry on. Julia Gomelskaya: Planet “The Life” for String Orchestra and Piano (excerpt) Kiev Camerata/Valeriy Matiukhin; Dmitry Tavanets, … Continue reading #145 Letters From Ukraine