#241 Kontras Quartet Live in Studio

A special broadcast with Chicago's Kontras Quartet, a group that has been blending the line between classical and folk music since 2009. On this program we’ll hear folk-inspired repertoire from South Africa to Japan back home to the Midwest. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah Zwinklis Music Strum by Jessie Montgomery String Quartet No. 1 … Continue reading #241 Kontras Quartet Live in Studio

#115 Modern Concerto

The ultimate instrumental showcase, the concerto has inspired composers to torture performers for hundreds of years, relentlessly pushing their physical capabilities. Now that performers have virtually no limits on their technique, how are composers innovating this storied form? Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Kimmo Hakola: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, I (excerpt), IV … Continue reading #115 Modern Concerto