Entries from April 2012

306 :: 27 April 2012 :: Other Minds at Spoleto USA

April 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Coming up on Friday’s program, guest host Cynthia Mei spotlights the Spoleto USA festival and Other Minds.   Other Minds will host a tour to the Spoleto Festival USA  May 31 – June 4. Tonight we feature some of the music and composers at this year’s festival: John Cage: Seven (1988) conducted by John Kennedy, […]

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305 :: 20 April 2012 :: Jacob TV

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Richard Friedman presents Dutch composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis, also known as Jacob TV. Dutch ‘avant pop’ composer ➪JacobTV (Jacob Ter Veldhuis 1951) started as a rock musician and studied composition and electronic music at the Groningen Conservatory, where he was awarded the Composition Prize of the Netherlands in 1980. He became a full time composer […]

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304 :: 13 April 2012 :: Berkeley Symphony

April 12th, 2012 · No Comments

On Friday’s program, guest host Cynthia Mei presents unreleased recordings of the Berkeley Symphony:   Kurt Rohde: Bis Bald (World Premiere) 2008 Kent Nagano, conducting Interview with Music Director Joana Carneiro and Executive Director Rene Mandel ➪Berkeley Symphony info Gabriela Lena Frank: Peregrinos 2009 Joana Carneiro, conducting Testimonio II: Hero Brothers Testimonio III: Fireflies Testimonio […]

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303 :: 6 April 2012 :: Simeon ten Holt

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Richard Friedman presents part of a three-hour work for four pianos by the 89 year-old Dutch composer Simeon ten Holt. Simeon ten Holt was born in Northern Holland in 1923. Sometime in the late 1950′s, after a traditional modernist career, he broke ranks and surprised audiences with a forceful return to tonality, but tonality in […]

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