The Classical Challenge for Wednesday January 31 9:00-11:30pm

For Wednesday, January 31, on KKFI 90.1FM Kansas City or streaming on, 9:00-11:30pm, More Youngsters and a New Shostakovich 5th Live Recording (which just won several Grammys).

We’ll hear:

1-3 Tre sanger til skogen – Eva Holm Foosnaes (b. 1983 – Norwegian) – Kammerkoret Aurum directed by the composer
4-7 Thrive on Routine – Timo Andres (b.1985 – American, Yale and Julliard) – The American Contemporary Music Ensemble
8 Change – Judd Greenstein (b. 1980 – American, Yale) – NOW Ensemble
9 A Drop in the Ocean – Eriks Esenvalds (b.1977 – Latvian) – Latvian Radio Choir with soprano Ieva Ezeriete, Sigvards Klava conducting
10 Fits + Starts – Anna Clyne (b.1980 English in America) – Anna Clyne and Benjamin Capps
11 First Ballade – Judd Greenstein – performed by Nicholas Phillips
12 Ve no velkomne med aera – Eva Holm Foosnaes (see above)
13 Prince of Clouds – Anna Clyne – Jennifer Koh and Jaime Laredo with Curtis 20;21 Ensemble
14 Sing Along – Judd Greenstein (see above)
15-18 Symphony No. 5, Dmitri Shostakovich, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra led by Manfred Honeck (Live recording)

The picture is of Eva Holm Foosnaes.

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