#232 Activist Music

We live in a charged political environment and though music is often seen as an escape, many composers have chosen to use their work to make a statement. From Ted Hearne’s The Source, based on the story of Chelsea Manning, the US Army Private who infamously leaked classified military documents to WikiLeaks in 2010 to … Continue reading #232 Activist Music

#231 Thirsty Ears Festival 2017 Preview

Relevant Tones is highlighting the performers and works featured in the second annual Thirsty Ears Festival: Chicago’s only classical music street festival!   This LIVE broadcast is coming straight our broadcast studio on Friday August 11th featuring several of the exciting ensembles and soloists taking the stage at the fest. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah … Continue reading #231 Thirsty Ears Festival 2017 Preview