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Living American Composers, October 2018: Daugherty, Grammys, and Hemingway

Oct 1, 2018

Credit http://www.michaeldaugherty.net/

Host Brad Cresswell highlights Grammy award-winning composer, Michael Daugherty. Tune into the 10/21 broadcast to hear his concerto, Tales of Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls, whose movements are inspired by Hemingway’s canonical literary works.

Watch Daugherty accept a grammy for the piece here: 

10/7         In Residence: Roomful of Teeth  We hear a program inspired by cutting-edge vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth’s 2017 residency at Bowling Green State University, introduced by RoT founder Brad Wells and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw. Brad Wells: Render Brad Wells: Otherwise Caroline Shaw: Partita for 8 Voices Rinde Eckert: Cesca’s View

10/14              Close Up with Michael Daugherty, Part I  Multi Grammy-winning composer Michael Daugherty takes us on a backstage tour of his musical career, providing the stories behind some of his best-known works. M. Daugherty: Snap!, Metropolis Symphony: Oh Lois, American Gothic: Pitchfork, Winter Dreams, Niagara Falls.
10/21       Close Up with Michael Daugherty, Part II Multi Grammy-winning composer Michael Daugherty continues the backstage tour of his musical career, with more stories behind some of his best-known works. M. Daugherty: Mt. Rushmore: Teddy Roosevelt, Labyrinth of Love: Oh come to me in dreams, my love!, Tales of Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls, Jackie O: I Am Curious (Yellow), Raise the Roof, Metropolis Symphony: Mxyzptlk
10/28       Music at the Forefront: Spektral Quartet We spend the hour with the Chicago-based visionary ensemble Spektral Quartet and some of the works created just for them, including selections from a recent “Music at the Forefront” concert at Bowling Green State University. Marcos Balter: Chambers Chris Fisher-Lochhead: Hack – Set 4 – Pryor, Williams, Ms. Pat, Notaro David Reminick: The Ancestral Mousetrap: IV. Bringing a Dead Man Back Into Life Hans Thomalla: Bagatellen