#142 Augusta Read Thomas

One of the leading composers of our time and an ardent promoter of new music throughout the world, Augusta Read Thomas is an artistic force to be reckoned with.   Championed by Pierre Boulez in her early years and later named composer-in-residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Thomas rose early to the top of her … Continue reading #142 Augusta Read Thomas

#106 Thirsty Ear Broadcast 2014

Relevant Tones’ annual live broadcast returns with a 2-hour broadcast from City Winery. Performers include Fonema Consort, Gaudete Brass, and Graham Reynolds. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Fonema Consort Pablo Chin, Artistic Director; Nina Dante, voice; Kathryn Schulmeister, voice; Emily Beisel, clarinet; Ryan Packard, percussion Mort d’Antigone by Hèctor Parra Como la leyenda … Continue reading #106 Thirsty Ear Broadcast 2014

#69 Ilya Levinson

We sat down with composer, Ilya Levinson, to talk about his story as a composer in Chicago. The program also features live performances of Levinson’s works by cellist, Ian Maksin. Levinson’s body of work varies stylistically, while still maintaining a sound unique to the composer. You can hear his works performed in the Chicago area, … Continue reading #69 Ilya Levinson