Iranian-Kurdish composer Kayhan Kalhor is an internationally acclaimed virtuoso on the kamancheh, a traditional Iranian bowed string instrument. Listen to his music and more on this week's episode of Extra Eclectic, with host Steve Seel.
Composer and performer Molly Joyce’s music is primarily concerned with disability as a creative source, stemming from an auto accident that deformed her left hand. Listen to her music and more on this week's episode of Extra Eclectic, with guest host Ward Jacobson.
Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina's ‘Fairytale Poem’ can be seen as an allegory for life under an oppressive regime and how a child's piece of chalk can be a metaphor for imagination unchained from such constraints. Listen with host Steve Seel as he features it on this week’s episode of Extra Eclectic.
Anna Thorvaldsdottir's ‘Aeriality’ seems to express both stasis and motion at the same time. The Washington Post called it "a big, spinning planet of a work that contains multitudes." Listen with host Steve Seel as he features it on this week's show.
Joan Tower’s ‘Still/Rapids’ imagines a boat on calming waters that then gets pulled into turbulent waters. Stay afloat this week with host Steve Seel as he features that work on this week's episode of Extra Eclectic, as well as music by Sasha Matson and Toru Takemitsu.
Latvian composer Peteris Vasks says his work Vox Amoris (Voice of Love) is "about the greatest power in the whole world — love.” Host Steve Seel features that work on this week's episode of Extra Eclectic, as well as music by Missy Mazzoli, Anna Clyne and Ramon Humet.
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.