#396 Michael Hersch

Called a composer of “uncompromising brilliance” by the Washington Post, Michael Hersch is considered among the most gifted composers of his generation whose work has been described by The New York Times as “viscerally gripping and emotionally transformative music ... claustrophobic and exhilarating at once, with moments of sublime beauty nestled inside thickets of dark virtuosity.”  Host Matthew Dosland … Continue reading #396 Michael Hersch

#105 NY Phil Biennial Part 2

More music and interviews from the front lines of the New York Philharmonic’s inaugural Biennial, including the world premiere of Christopher Rouse’s Symphony No. 4. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters More information about the 2014 Biennial Michael Hersch: Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies, I & II Yulia Ziskel, v. Recorded live at SubCulture … Continue reading #105 NY Phil Biennial Part 2

#73 Rome Prize

Once a year the American Academy in Rome holds a competition, honoring 15 emerging artists as well as 15 scholars from the US with the so-called Rome Prize. The winners are invited to the Academy, where they can thrive on the presence of cultural heritage as well as the exchange with the fellows from other … Continue reading #73 Rome Prize