Is classical music strong enough to go to dark places?
A special guest talks about and (sort of) plays instruments (allegedly) from the Renaissance period.
Is there a place for activism in the classical music world?
Recording a composer they’ve never recorded, playing as a sextet instead of a quartet, and doing it all live in studio with an audience. Just like Costanza.
Tom Steenland is the one-man-DIY-band behind the most punk rock of classical music labels, Starkland Records. Hear the story of Starkland, plus some incredible music.
There are no accompanists here. Only people making musical magic together.
Learn about the deceptively simple spiritual, its ingenious codes and uses, and its art.
A composer and installation artist uses the many languages spoken in Houston as an instrument.
Pianist Kirill Gerstein talks about how Liszt turned a training exercise into high art.
The cellist commissioned aural wormholes from our time to the way Bach.
Hear a kind of classical music you’ve probably never heard before! (Unless you’re Chinese. Then…maybe.)
What rhymes with “choral singing”? “Moral ringing,” “Laurel stinging,” “Quarrel dinging”…
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!