A cowboy from Texas, Martín Quiroga's music makes use of traditional compositional techniques and a unique harmonic language in order to honor the musical forms of the past while capturing the harmonic language of the present. Stephen Anthony Rawson talks with him about his music and the Space City New Music Festival which he directs. … Continue reading #318 Martín Quiroga
Month: November 2021
#317 Hearing In Color
Hearing In Color is a Chicago-based organization dedicated to sharing music, stories, and composers, that have been historically excluded from musical spaces, with its community. Stephen Anthony Rawson talks with Artistic Director LaRob K. Payton and composer Steve Wallace.
#316 Jonathan Hannau
Jonathan Hannau is a Chicago-based composer and pianist devoted to the surreal, minimal, abstract, and colorful possibilities of music. Austin Williams talks with him about his new album Pieces I Wrote on a Cold Winter Night.
#315 Brooklyn Rider
Hailed as the "future of chamber music," string quartet Brooklyn Rider is a force for musical creativity. Matt Dosland talks with cellist Michael Nicolas about several recent projects.
#314 Elijah Daniel Smith
Described by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as a “rising star”, composer Elijah Daniel Smith is quickly establishing himself as one of today’s leading young composers. Longtime friend and fellow composer Austin Williams chats with him about a big new commission from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and his approach to music-making. MUSIC Submergences for String Quartet … Continue reading #314 Elijah Daniel Smith