#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

#196 Ear Taxi Festival Preview

Chicago is rapidly becoming known as one of the country’s premiere cities for contemporary music and the Ear Taxi festival aims to showcase as much of this exciting activity as possible. Seth talks with festival founder and producer Augusta Read Thomas and chooses the highlights from the festival’s ambitious lineup of 300 musicians, 75 composers, 25 ensembles, … Continue reading #196 Ear Taxi Festival Preview

#167 A Decade of New Music Chicago

Formed as an unprecedented umbrella organization comprised of all of the groups in the city performing contemporary music, New Music Chicago is a model of large-scale, inter-organizational cooperation.  We’ll feature audio from their ten-year anniversary concert. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters JacobTV: Close Fight (excerpt) Stephen Burns, trumpet, Andy Baker, trombone (Fulcrum Point) … Continue reading #167 A Decade of New Music Chicago