12/9/2016 - New and Old, week 2

This week on Music Matters, the second week of our exploration of new music that interacts with the music of the past. Featuring music by Eastman graduate students Alex Stephenson and Daniel Pesca, as well as music by Eastman composition professor David Liptak.

Hosts: Nick Morandi, Diana Rosenblum, Alex Stephenson

O Clarissima, by Alex Stephenson
Performers: Waibun Chan, viola, and Dylan Perez, piano

Prism, mvt 2 by Jacob Druckman
Performers: New York Philharmonic, conducted by Zubin Mehta

Giovine vagha i’ non senti by David Liptak
Performers: Ann Harrow, flute; Ramon Ricker, clarinet; Jeff Thayer, violin; Christopher Hutton, cello; Mathias Trapp, piano; Yasuko Miyamoto, marimba

Chaconne by Daniel Pesca
Performers: Tigran Vardanyan, violin; Melissa Matson, viola; Ahrim Kim, cello; Daniel Pesca, harpsichord

Sudden Time (excerpt) by George Benjamin
Performers: London Philharmonic, conducted by George Benjamin

Wednesday, December 16, 2015