This month’s playlist features composer and renowned trumpet player, Terence Blanchard! He is unique in the jazz world as an artist whose creative endeavors go far beyond the genre into film scoring, crafting television series soundscapes and conceiving grand operas that have been recognized at the highest levels of art appreciation.
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Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Leonard Cohen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times.
In this week’s playlist, we feature multi-award-winning Belize-born British composer and performer, Errollyn Wallen. She was awarded an MBE in 2007 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and a CBE in 2020 in the New Year Honours, for services to music.
Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor, Eric Whitacre, is among today’s most popular musicians. His works are programmed worldwide and his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united 100,000 singers from more than 145 countries.
In this week’s playlist, we feature composer, James Stephenson. He came late to his full-time composing career, having performed 17 seasons as a trumpeter in the Naples Philharmonic in Florida. As such, the composer is largely self-taught, making his voice truly individual and his life’s work all the more remarkable.
In this week’s playlist, we feature Navajo pianist and composer Connor Chee in honor of National American Indian Heritage Month. Chee made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 12 after winning a gold medal in the World Piano Competition.
his week’s playlist features Peruvian-born award-winning composer Jimmy López Bellido. An “undeniably exciting composer” (Opera News), with “a brilliant command of orchestral timbres and textures” (Dallas Morning News) and “a virtuoso mastery of the modern orchestra” (The New Yorker).
In this week’s playlist, we feature recordings by Brazilian classical guitarist Plínio Fernandes. Plinio has a true passion for music education and has recently being invited to join the London Music Masters charity as an ambassador and be involved with performing, teaching and guiding young musicians in schools, as well as serving as an inspiration the students through being a young artist at the beginning of his international career.
In this week’s playlist, we feature Mexican Compoers, Juan Pablo Contreras! He is a Latin GRAMMY®-nominated composer who combines Western classical and Mexican folk music in a single soundscape. He is the winner of the 2023 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Music and is celebrated as the first Mexican-born composer to sign a record deal with Universal Music, serve as Sound Investment Composer with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and win the BMI William Schuman Prize.
In this week’s playlist, we feature composer, pianist, and recording engineer, Michael Laurello. He works as a freelance composer, and as Manager of Recording Services and Technical Engineer for the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music at Bowling Green State University.
In this week’s playlist, we feature performances and compositions by North Macedonian pianist and composer Natasha Stojanovska. You’ll hear Natasha talk with host Salvador all about her album “Uncommon Voices”, her background, and even her connections to Indiana.
In this week’s playlist, we bring you performances by Chinese pianist, Lang Lang! He is a leading figure in classical music today – as a pianist, educator and philanthropist he has become one of the world’s most influential and committed ambassadors for the arts in the 21st century. We’ll dive into the story and background of Lang Lang in this playlist paired with some of his fantastic piano performances.
In this week’s playlist, we feature performances by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO). They are a dynamic and innovative professional music ensemble that flexes from 1 to 40 players from all over the US and Canada, with guest artists from around the world. ROCO’s debut album, Visions Take Flight, was recognized for a GRAMMY® Award for Producer of the Year, Blanton Alspaugh.
In this week’s playlist, we bring you performances by saxophonist, Joe Lulloff in honor of his new album, New Stories! Acclaimed internationally for his innovative style and musical virtuosity, Yamaha and Vandoren Performing Artist Joseph Lulloff enjoys a prolific career as both a performing saxophone artist and teacher. He holds the position of Professor of Saxophone at Michigan State University where his students have won multiple prestigious national competitions.
In honor of Pride month, this week’s playlist features performances by Cor Flammae, Vancouver’s art chorus of classically trained, queer singers, performing queer content. We’ll hear host Salvador speak with Creative Director, Missy Clarkson, about Cor Flammae’s mission, vision, history, and performances throughout this playlist.