#263 Joan Tower

Grammy-winning composer, pianist and conductor, Joan Tower, has been said to be “one of the most successful women composers of all time” by The New Yorker. This year she’s celebrating her 80th birthday and we’ve chosen to talk to her about her most memorable works and stories. The Grammy-award winning Made in America made the cut … Continue reading #263 Joan Tower

#103 Joseph Schwantner

A master of orchestral timbre and an ardent individualist, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner has been one of the most prolific composers in the 20th and 21st centuries. He visits our studios to talk about his life and music. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Joseph Schwantner: Aftertones of Infinity Juilliard Orchestra/Slatkin 14:53 Schwantner: … Continue reading #103 Joseph Schwantner