Guest host Scott Blankenship sits in for Steve Seel on the latest episode of ‘Extra Eclectic,’ which includes works by Jessie Montgomery, Errollyn Wallen and George Walker.
Folk music inspires the theme for this week’s Extra Eclectic. Host Steve Seel features several works influenced by bluegrass and other folk idioms, including music by composers Jennifer Higdon, Jessie Montgomery and Philip Glass
This week on Extra Eclectic, it’s all about the nostalgia that summer brings. Host Steve Seel explores that feeling with pieces by Robert Honstein, Viet Cuong, Anna Clyne, Arvo Pärt and more.
As the first official day of summer ends with the first summer night of the year, host Steve Seel is ready with an episode of contemporary summer-night sounds on Extra Eclectic.
It's a different world today for those in the LGBTQIA community, and classical music is becoming refreshingly open and accepting in the 21st century. This week’s episode of Extra Eclectic, with host Steve Seel, showcases composers who paved the way in the 20th century by confronting old prejudices head-on and composers who have benefitted from their courage in the 21st century.
This week on Extra Eclectic, guest host Bonnie North sits in for Steve Seel with music that’s all about encapsulating the spirit of summer with a touch of nature and spirituality.
This week on Extra Eclectic, host Steve Seel remembers one of the most important avant-garde composers of the 20th century, György Ligeti, including his haunting ‘Atmosphères,’ which was used in the film '2001: A Space Odyssey.‘ Other featured works include those by Steve Reich, David Lang and Marc Mellits.
This week on Extra Eclectic, host Steve Seel showcases the work of Syrian composer Malek Jandali, who integrates Middle Eastern and Arabic melodies into the structures of Western classical music in his pieces. Other works on this episode include those by Missy Mazzoli, Reinaldo Moya and Sarah Kirkland Snider.
The viola is in the spotlight on this week’s episode of Extra Eclectic. Steve Seel features works for the viola by Nico Muhly, Christopher Theofanidis, Todd Reynolds and others with performances from Nadia Sirota, Jordan Bak and more.
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.