#264 Thirsty Ears Festival Preview

We’re opening our doors to Nick Photinos, David Schrader, and other Thirsty Ears Street Festival performers for a preview concert. The third annual festival kicks off on Saturday, August 11 and ends on Sunday, August 12. You can visit the festival at Wilson street between Hermitage and Ravenswood; the two day event will feature fifteen stellar … Continue reading #264 Thirsty Ears Festival Preview

#248 Nick Photinos

Founding cellist of Eighth Blackbird, Nick Photinos, joins us in WFMT’s Levin Studio in Chicago to play pieces from his first solo album.   Nick worked with an exciting array of diverse composers on the album including David T. Little, Angélica Négrón, Florent Ghys, Andrew Norman and Bryce Dessner. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah … Continue reading #248 Nick Photinos

#245 Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab

Four-time Grammy winning super group Eighth Blackbird unveils their newest creative project: “to inspire the next generation of performers and composers to share in the ensemble’s vision: to champion a distinctive, dynamic and engaging performance aesthetic.” We’ll talk to the birds and this year’s participants and bring you into the creative process as the lab … Continue reading #245 Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab