S1E80: ICEBERG New Music – The Composer Chronicles
What do you get when you gather ten composers, all with different musical styles, talents, backgrounds, and areas of expertise? You get ICEBERG. Featured pieces (in alphabetical order by composer last name): Unfolding for strings and live electronics by Drake Andersen Coatlicue barría la escalera del templo (Coatlicue was Sweeping the Temple Steps) by Victor Baéz pOwer trIo for alto sax, piano, and percussion by Alex Burtzos Decomposition by Yu-Chun Chien RISE by Derek Cooper Steep for strings, percussion, and celesta by Jack Frerer Clarinet Quintet by Max Grafe Source Code by Harry Stafylakis Learn more about ICEBERG and follow them on social media: Website | YouTube Facebook | Instagram | Twitter The Etudes Project album featuring Jenny Lin and ICEBERG. Lisa Pegher at Timucua Theme music is by Daryl Banner. Alexandrian Media podcast music by Andrew Gavin. Voiced by Michael Bolton. Listen to this episode early and ad-free by supporting The Composer Chronicles on Patreon. Sign up for Amazon Music Unlimited! | Alexandrian Media Store — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thecomposerchronicles/message
Front Row Center: Cherubini's Medea – Front Row Center
Welcome to the first episode of Front Row Center with host Mike Bolton. For this inaugural podcast, we’ll look at Luigi Cherubini’s Medea. A work rarely staged in the United States, but the spotlight is on this work as the Metropolitan Opera opens its season with it in a new production starring superstar soprano Sondra Radvanovsky. In S1E1 of Front Row Center, we’ll delve into the mythology and Medea with Classics professor Dr. Grace Ledbetter from Swarthmore College. Psychiatrist Dr. Laure Duval talks about women who commit filicide; Milan-based musicologist Dr. Carlo Lanfossi discusses Cherubini and Médée… or Medea; critic and lecturer David Shengold invokes the specter of Maria Callas on this particular opera. Enjoy the view from Front Row Center.