This week on ‘Extra Eclectic,’ host Steve Seel features a concerto for orchestra, but not Bela Bartok’s famous example, which features each section of the orchestra. Instead, we hear acclaimed American composer Jennifer Higdon’s Concerto for Orchestra.
Host Steve Seel gives us a variety of contemporary music on the latest episode of ‘Extra Eclectic.’ The program features works by Missy Mazzoli, Philip Glass and more. Listen now!
Can a work of modern classical music be both ‘attractive’ and ‘dissonant’? Extra Eclectic host Steve Seel explores this question on the latest episode of ‘Extra Eclectic’ with the Piano Concerto by Thomas Ades.
On the latest episode of Extra Eclectic, Steve Seel showcases the world premiere of composer Judith Weir’s work ‘Begin Afresh,’ which took place at the 2023 BBC Proms Festival on Aug. 24. It's a piece that Weir says was inspired by the trees and plants that she observed during the changing seasons over the course of a year. Listen now!
Thursday night was the the super blue moon, and Extra Eclectic host Steve Seel continued his visits to the 2023 BBC Proms festival. Listen now.
As we continue our samplings from the 2023 BBC Proms Festival, host Steve Seel features two new pieces recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall: Derrick Skye's ‘Nova Plexus’ and Peruvian composer Jimmy Bellido's ‘Peru Negro.’ Listen now!
Host Steve Seel gives us a variety of music on Extra Eclectic this week. The program features works by Missy Mazzoli, Jeff Beal and more. Listen now!
This week on Extra Eclectic, host Steve Seel features Missy Mazzoli’s terrific piece ‘Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres).’ It's part of a full slate of music by awesome women, including Anna Clyne, Errollyn Wallen and Judith Weir.
This week, ‘Extra Eclectic’ begins its weekly visits to the biggest classical music celebration in the world, the BBC Proms — with highlights from the British summertime festival's rich offerings of contemporary music performances. Listen with host Steve Seel as he shares music from Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi and John Adams.
Your ears will positively tingle in the first hour of ‘Extra Eclectic’ when host Steve Seel features music by Turkish-American composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol. In the second hour, it's a quiet set that veers from the calm to the eerie, with music by Pauline Oliveros, Missy Mazzoli and Timo Andres.
About Extra Eclectic
Where classical music is always arriving, with host Steve Seel. Listen live at 10 p.m. central every Wednesday on YourClassical Radio.