#248 Nick Photinos

Founding cellist of Eighth Blackbird, Nick Photinos, joins us in WFMT’s Levin Studio in Chicago to play pieces from his first solo album.   Nick worked with an exciting array of diverse composers on the album including David T. Little, Angélica Négrón, Florent Ghys, Andrew Norman and Bryce Dessner. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah … Continue reading #248 Nick Photinos

#247 Live at LPR: Philip Glass 81st Birthday Bash

Production company Access Contemporary Music has partnered with the esteemed Manhattan venue, LPR - (Le) Poisson Rouge a multimedia art cabaret founded by musicians on the site of the historic Village Gate. Pianist Jenny Lin is taking the stage for the first in this exciting new series.  This concert is celebrating Philip Glass's 81st birthday … Continue reading #247 Live at LPR: Philip Glass 81st Birthday Bash

#246 Jeremy Gill and BMOP

Composer Jeremy Gill recently had the opportunity of a lifetime when the Boston Modern Orchestra Project agreed to record not one, not two, but three of his concertos.   We’ll talk with Jeremy and clarinet soloist Chris Grymes about this fantastic new release and play as much of it as we can. Hosted by Seth … Continue reading #246 Jeremy Gill and BMOP

#245 Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab

Four-time Grammy winning super group Eighth Blackbird unveils their newest creative project: “to inspire the next generation of performers and composers to share in the ensemble’s vision: to champion a distinctive, dynamic and engaging performance aesthetic.” We’ll talk to the birds and this year’s participants and bring you into the creative process as the lab … Continue reading #245 Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab

#244 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 2

The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) holds arguably the world’s most important contemporary music festival in a different city each year. Much like the Olympics, cities bid to be the host and this year it’s in Vancouver. In this second program of two, we hear from Canadian composer, Jennifer Butler, Lituanian composer, Sabina Ulubeanu, … Continue reading #244 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 2