#127 Modern Oratorio

Large-scale sacred works might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of contemporary music, but a number of important composers are creating expansive works inspired by their concept of a higher power. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters John Adams: When Herod Heard fr. El Niño Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Nagano; … Continue reading #127 Modern Oratorio

#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

#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