This week, special guest Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis! We talk to him about the state of music, his decade-long stewardship of the Minnesota Orchestra's Composers Institute and his new position as director of the Nashville Symphony's Composer Lab and Workshop, and writing for orchestra.
Hosts: Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, Diana Rosenblum, and Nick Morandi
Colored Field - II: Pandora Dance by Aaron Jay Kernis
Performers: Truls Mork, cello; Minnesota Orchestra, cond. Eji Oue
Musica celestis (for string orchestra) by Aaron Jay Kernis
Performers: Minnesota Orchestra, cond. Eji Oue
Newly Drawn Sky by Aaron Jay Kernis
Performers: Grant Park Orchestra, cond. Carlos Kalmar