#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

#230 Angélica Negrón

Puerto Rican-born composer and multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón writes music for accordions, toys and electronics as well as chamber ensembles and orchestras. Her works Bubblegum Grass Peppermint Field and La Isla Magica are as whimsical as their names suggest. Leap into Negron’s mind and music in the latest installment of our Composers Among Us series. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by … Continue reading #230 Angélica Negrón

#74 Phyllis Chen

This week we’ll talk with pianist, toy pianist and composer Phyllis Chen, who is celebrating the release of her third album, Little Things. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Stephen Montague: Mirabella a Tarentella for Toy Piano John Cage: Suite for Toy Piano, II Phyllis Chen: Cobwebbed Carousel Angelica Nagron: The Little Things Fabian Svensson: Toy … Continue reading #74 Phyllis Chen

#50 Modern Harp

Long a masterful purveyor of glissandi, harmonics, and heavenly arpeggios, the harp has leapt into the modern era with a plethora of dynamic new compositions. We’ll sample a few this week to see just how far the instrument has come since the days of Wagner and Tchaikovsky. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Claude … Continue reading #50 Modern Harp