Violist Eliesha Nelson had the pleasure of meeting Pulitzer Prize winning composer, George Walker, a few times during her career. She developed a passion for his music and eventually performed it alongside the Cleveland Orchestra in 2023. Nelson talks about Walker’s music and the many challenges he faced as a Black pianist and composer. Find out more in the 'Rhapsody in Black' podcast.
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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!
On this week’s New Classical Tracks, harpist Ashley Jackson collaborates with the Harlem Chamber Players in the album ‘Ennanga,’ featuring music exploring the African American and West African roots in American music.
On this episode of Saturday Cinema, for Aug. 19, host Lynne Warfel plays listener requests for their favorite film scores, featuring an hour devoted to Jerry Goldsmith, including his music for 'Alien,' 'Chinatown' and 'Tora! Tora! Tora!'
Host Steve Staruch plays listener requests on the Aug. 18, 2023, episode of Friday Favorites. Listen now.
Flutist, composer and producer Allison Loggins-Hull is often described as someone whose work ‘defies classification.’ Co-founder of the boundary-breaking flute duo Flutronix and the Cleveland Orchestra’s Daniel R. Lewis Composer Fellow, her music and performances reflect current events, responding to humanitarian, political and social justice themes. Find out more in the 'Rhapsody in Black' podcast.
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!