#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

#7 Mystical Minimalism Part II: John Tavener

Our series on the Mystic Minimalists continues with John Tavener, whose encounters with Eastern thought changed him into one of the most spiritually-connected composers to ever write music. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters The Protecting Veil (excerpt), LSO/Rozhdestvensky; Isserlis, vc.The Whale, I, London Sinfonietta/TavenerLittle Requiem for Father Malachy Lynch (excerpt)English Chamber Orchestra & Westminster Abbey … Continue reading #7 Mystical Minimalism Part II: John Tavener