#136 Visual Aids

We’ve always been fascinated here at Relevant Tones with how our perceptions of music change when it’s paired with visual imagery. With that in mind we’re asking several prominent visual artists to suggest imagery to a wide variety of different pieces by living composers. Relax, close your eyes and enjoy the view! Hosted by Seth … Continue reading #136 Visual Aids

#113 In the Field: Finland Part 2

Part II of our field trip to Finland features more interviews and performances of music by leading and emerging composers from this incredible musical hotbed. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Magnus Lindberg: Kraft (excerpt) Toimii Ensemble/Esa-Pekka Salonen Ondine 1017 2:05 Sebastian Fagerlund: Isola, II Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Dima Slobodeniouk BIS 1707 6:42 Juhani Nuorvala: … Continue reading #113 In the Field: Finland Part 2

#112 In the Field: Finland Part 1

The latest installment of In the Field brings us to a country that has exported a dizzying list of big name composers and conductors in the last couple of decades: Finland. We’ll talk with established composers and rising stars about their music and the lasting influence of the Sibelius Academy. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by … Continue reading #112 In the Field: Finland Part 1

#42 Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen, one of the world’s top composers, conductors and supporters of new music stops by to talk about his latest album. Featured works include the Violin Concerto and Nyx. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond., Leila Josefowicz, vln.Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra