Monday, December 03, 2012
Iconic R&B singer Bettye LaVette tells all in her dramatic new memoir. Melena Ryzik of the New York Times' Carpetbagger column on this year's Oscars season. And Gabriel Kahane performs in the studio.
Sunday, October 09, 2011
Host David Garland offers new and recent music that embodies various kinds of opulence: intricacy, sumptuousness, harmonic complexity, delicacy, density, colorful orchestration, and extravagant imagination. Featured performers include the bands Liturgy, Of Montreal, and Fiery Furnaces, composers Gabriel Kahane, and Emily Scott, plus more from Mimi Goese & Ben Neill, Jun Togawa, and Tori Amos.
Saturday, June 04, 2011
Take a German orchestra, a Swedish choir, and two of today’s leading French singers, and place them under the baton of the Estonian-American conductor Paavo Järvi. The result is our Album of the Week, a sweeping performance of Brahms's German Requiem.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
For this New Sounds, we'll sample the extended tradition of the classical art song into the world of contemporary music and listen to a whole slew of new songs for the 21st century. We'll hear from Emily Wells, Christine Fellows, and some new takes on songs by Charles Ives. Plus, music from Rachel Unthank/Robert Wyatt, the Cesarians, Gabriel Kahane, and more.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Listen to songs by the multi-talented singer-songwriter/pianist/composers Gabriel Kahane and Ed Pastorini for this New Sounds. We'll also hear from Lee Feldman along with music by Elizabeth Ziman of Elizabeth & the Catapult. Plus, music from Amy X Neuburg and Tin Hat.