From Mozart and Chopin to Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland the composer-pianist is easy to trace through time. Now, in the 21st century, there is a resurgence in the tradition.
Relevant Tones is examining the diverse composer-performer community from Philip Glass to Yiruma.
Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Sarah Zwinklis
Loose Changes by Jed Distler
Three Landscapes for Peter Wyer by Jed Distler
Margaret Leng Tan, Toy piano
Home Stretch by Timo Andres
Timo Andres, piano; Metropolis Ensemble
Secondhand: Used Poetry by Jessica Krash
Jessica Krash, piano
Four Movements for Piano Trio, mvts. I Eighth Note=54 and II Quarter Note=66 by Bright Sheng
Bright Sheng, piano; Nicholas Tzavaras, cello; Weigang Li, violin
The Dumbarton Quintet by Joan Tower
Blair McMillen, piano; Daedalus Quartet