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This episode of 'Extra Eclectic' features a performance by pianist Awadagin Pratt.
Rob Davidson
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Summer festivals abound

Extra Eclectic - June 12, 2024

Summertime means music festivals! On this week’s Extra Eclectic, host Steve Seel samples from the incredible choices modern classical fans have this year for a road trip (or three). We hear from composers and performers who will be showcased at Cabrillo, Aspen, Grand Teton, Newport, Grant Park and more. Including performances by Jennifer Koh, Awadagin Pratt, Julien Brocal and others. Listen now!


Gabriella Smith
New Amsterdam 135

Julien Brocal
Julien Brocal, piano
Pentatone 660

Just Constellations: The Opening Constellation: Summer
Michael Harrison
Roomful of Teeth
New Amsterdam 134

Hail, Horrors, Hail
Missy Mazzoli
Jennifer Koh, violin
Cedille 3011

Fear the Lamb: Elegy for Emmett Louis Till
Akenya Seymour
Palaver Strings
Azica 71342

Clarice Assad
Elena Urioste, violin
Orchid 100173

Netsuke: Jewel of Wisdom with Mountain Pavilions
Stephen Hartke
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
Albany 1593

Visions from Another World
Karim Al-Zand
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Innova 16

Cello Sonata: 3rd movement
Kevin Day
Thomas Mesa, cello
Navona 6571

G Song
Terry Riley
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79504

Connor Chee
Connor Chee, piano
Wild Saguaro 2020

Connor Chee
Connor Chee, piano
Wild Saguaro 2020

Near Midnight
Helen Grime
Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
NMC 199

Castillo Interior
Peteris Vasks
Awadagin Pratt, piano
New Amsterdam 177

Notturno for harp, violin and strings
Arnold Schoenberg
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 4837244

Three Nocturnes: Moonrise
John Luther Adams
Robert Black, double bass
Cold Blue 67

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