Extra Eclectic

Paola Prestini finds her center of gravity

Paola PrestiniCaroline Tompkins

Paola Prestini: Gravity as metaphor


August 17, 2022

Composer Paola Prestini’s G-Force uses gravity as a metaphor for the weightiness of “a life well lived.” We hear her work, as well as two exclusive live recordings — Iannis Xenakis’ O-Mega and Caroline Shaw’s Entr’acte — from the BBC Proms, on this week’s Extra Eclectic, with host Steve Seel.