Now is the Time
9:41 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

Warmth on Now Is the Time

The Baroque and new-music group Mélomanie
The Baroque and new-music group Mélomanie

The cold snap is behind us and we’re feeling the warmth of spring on Now Is the Time, Sunday, May 19th at 10 pm. Ingrid Arauco’s Florescence buzzes and hums for the flute and harpsichord of Mélomanie, and Derek Bermel brings Thracian Sketches in all its Bulgarian-inspired rhythms to viola and percussion.

George Tsontakis takes us to the Mediterranean with orchestral Gymnopedies that are more Greek than French, but France infuses the sound of Avner Dorman’s Moments Musicaux for piano.

Things heat up with the computerized kicks of Thrum by John Gibson, and finally, with the two electric guitars that rock David Lang’s Warmth.

PROGRAM:

Ingrid Arauco: Florescence
Derek Bermel: Thracian Sketches

George Tsontakis: Gymnopedies

Avner Dorman: Moments Musicaux

John Gibson: Thrum

David Lang: Warmth

Every Sunday night at 10, Kile Smith brings you Now Is the Time, all styles of contemporary concert music by living American composers on WRTI-HD2 and the all-classical stream at wrti.org. Here are the recording details and complete schedule.

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