#98 Ambient Environments

Composers like Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Bartók and have sought to musically depict their environs for centuries. How are landscapes, both urban and pastoral, being represented musically today? Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters David Sampson: Grant Park from Chicago Moves Gaudete Brass Cedille 136 3:24 Toshio Hosokawa: Landscape V (excerpt) Munich Chamber Orchestra/Alexander Liebreich; … Continue reading #98 Ambient Environments

#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

#47 Ying Quartet: Life Music

In this show we feature music performed by the Ying Quartet from their LifeMusic project.  The project began in the late 1990s and seeks to create new works inspired by different facets of the American experience.  In doing so the group has commissioned works of contemporary relevance and high aesthetic standards. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced … Continue reading #47 Ying Quartet: Life Music

#20 Lincoln Trio Live in Studio

This week, we’ll be broadcasting a live performance of the Lincoln Trio, a Chicago-based ensemble featuring Desirée Ruhstrat on violin, David Cunliffe on cello, and Marta Aznavoorian on piano. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Stacy Garrop: Silver DaggerLera Auerbach: Trio, for violin, cello, and piano; PreludeLaura Elise Schwendinger: C’e La Lune Questa SeraJennifer Higdon: … Continue reading #20 Lincoln Trio Live in Studio