On the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast, we learn about Jessie Montgomery, a composer, violinist and educator whose music helps her connect with the world. Listen now.
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On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ conductors Diane Retallack and Eugene Rogers lead the Eugene Concert Choir and Orchestra playing the music of Joel Thompson and Undine Smith Moores on their new album, ‘Black Is Beautiful.’ Find out more!
On the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast, we learn about Omar Thomas, a composer whose music is rooted in topics such as Black liberation and affirmation, including those who are also members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Listen now.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ cellist Matt Haimovitz, the MDR Orchestra and conductor Dennis Russell Davies honor Thomas de Hartmann's music on their new album. Find out more!
Conductor Osmo Vänskä revisited his beloved Minnesota Orchestra on Friday, Feb. 23, for a program featuring bassist Nina Bernat and music by Rossini, Bottesini, Hillborg, Tubin and Puts. Listen to the concert now!
Find out how Kellen Gray curates and conducts programs that deal with African-diasporic composers, their place in music history and their relation to the classical canon on the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast. Listen now.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ conductor Osmo Vanska and the Minnesota Orchestra present their recording of Gustav Mahler's epic Symphony No. 8 ('Symphony of a Thousand'). Find out more!
Find out how a chance meeting with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. helped give composer and conductor Paul Freeman the resolve to make classical music more inclusive and diverse on the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast. Listen now.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ Lara Downes presents a reimagined ‘Rhapsody in Blue,’ arranged by composer Edmar Colón in a performance alongside Edwin Outwater and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra. Find out more!
Hip-hop artist and composer André 3000 released his latest album, ‘New Blue Sun,’ in 2023. The album revolves around compositions with wind instruments and is a result of his need to explore the many influences around him, both jazz and classical. Find out more in the 'Rhapsody in Black' podcast.