#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

#167 A Decade of New Music Chicago

Formed as an unprecedented umbrella organization comprised of all of the groups in the city performing contemporary music, New Music Chicago is a model of large-scale, inter-organizational cooperation.  We’ll feature audio from their ten-year anniversary concert. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters JacobTV: Close Fight (excerpt) Stephen Burns, trumpet, Andy Baker, trombone (Fulcrum Point) … Continue reading #167 A Decade of New Music Chicago

#124 Zhou Long

One of the first composers to graduate from the Beijing Conservatory upon its reopening after the Cultural Revolution and the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for his opera Madame White Snake, Zhou Long creates thoughtful, spiritually-infused music that has resonated with audiences across the globe. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Zhou Long: … Continue reading #124 Zhou Long