Relevant Tones | WFMT
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With composers from nearly every country in the world creating music in diverse styles, there has simply never been a more exciting time for classical music. Relevant Tones creator and host Seth Boustead dives into this treasure trove of music accompanied by first-person interview, In the Field segments that him to festivals and concert halls around the world, with stellar performances by talented ensembles and soloists.
||CleanHaitian Composers||Cellist, music educator, and concert organizer Tom Clowes stops by to talk with Seth about the music of Haitian composers.||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComposer Spotlight: Joan Tower||Joan Tower is an accomplished composer, conductor, pianist and educator who has reached the pinnacle of success and inspired numerous composers to follow in her footsteps.||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJust Intonation||In Just Intonation, we're leaving the world of equal-temperament behind and exploring various contemporary pieces written for instruments.||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusical Miniatures||The shorter the better! An hour dedicated to mini masterworks.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHenryk Górecki||The New Yorker critic, Alex Ross, has said no recent classical composer has had as much commercial success as Henryk Górecki. We're featuring music from Górecki's career.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlaying it Wrong||It gives technicians fits, but composers and performers are always experimenting with new “wrong” ways to play their instrument.||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanContemporary Vinyl||Old is new again as composers and performers return to the LP format for their latest releases.||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBoston Modern Orchestra Project||In Boston, we're listening to the newest recordings off BMOP/sound label and talking to Creative Director and Conductor, Gil Rose.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Music Gathering||New Music Gathering is an annual three-day conference dedicated to the performance, production, promotion, support and creation of new concert music held at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComposers Among Us: Robert Kritz||Composer Robert Kritz passed away in April 2018. To honor his spirit we’re re-broadcasting this program featuring Robert’s work. Robert spent many years working in the corporate world by day and busily composing music into the wee hours of the night||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|