Anglo/American Women

For Wednesday, September 2, from 9:00-11:30 pm CT on KKFI 90.1FM Kansas City Community Radio, and streaming at – then archived on that site for two weeks to suit your listening schedule – The Classical Challenge presents “Anglo/American Women”.
We’ll hear:
1. Fantasy-Quartet – Ingrid Arauco (b. 1957) – performed by Third Sound
2. Middleground – Shelley Washington (b. 1991) – performed by PUBLIQuartet
3. Wave: I. Quietly Urgent – Cindy Cox (b. 1961) – performed by Third Sound
4. The Spark Catchers – Hannah Kendall (b. 1984) – performed by the Chineke! Orchestra
5. Toll – Camille Norment (b. 1970) – performed by Camille Norment (glass armonica), Håvard Skaset (electric guitar), Vegar Vårdal (hardingfele)
6. Zeher (Poison) – Reena Esmail (b. 1983) – performed by Brooklyn Rider
7. Lyst – Camille Norment – same as 5 above
8. Schisma – Caroline Shaw (b.1982) – Brooklyn Rider
9. She is a myth – Amy Beth Kirsten (b. 1972) – Sandbox Percussion and Amy Beth Kirsten
10. DANCE (1. when you’re broken up; 2. If you’ve torn the bandage off; 3. in the middle of the fighting; 4. in your blood; 5. when you’re perfectly free) – Anna Clyne (b. 1980) – Inbal Segev cello, London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop
11. borderlands – Matana Roberts (b. 1975) – Brooklyn Rider
12. Alma Redemptorist Mater – Dobrinka Tabakova (b. 1980) – Choir of Merton College, Oxford, conducted by Benjamin Nicholas
13. Immutable Dreams: II. Microconcerto (In memoriam Gyorgy Ligeti) – Kati Agocs (b. 1975) – Third Sound
14. Salve Regina – Kerry Andrew (b. 1978) – Choir of Merton College, Oxford conducted by Benjamin Nicholas
The photos are of the composers – Arauco, Washington, Cox, Kendall, Norment, Esmail, Shaw, Kirsten, Clyne, Roberts, Tabakova, Agocs, and Andrew respectively. (Actually, Esmail was inadvertently omitted, which appears to be something Facebook will not allow one to easily fix. Google her and check Images.)

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