On Thursday, Oct 3rd Tom Curry, Mark Hetzler and Anthony DiSanza perform their collaborative composition “Don’t Look Down” at the Arts+Literature Laboratory in Madison. A partly composed, partly improvisational work in nine movements for tuba, trombone, percussion, piano, and electronics, “Don’t Look Down” invites listeners to reflect on what it means to pay attention to the […]
“Angels and Demons” Come with us on a Dante-inspired journey from the Inferno through Purgatory all the way to Paradise, as interpreted by composers Karl Jenkins, Zdeněk Lukáš, György Orbán, Alfred Schnittke, Joseph Rheinberger, Rodion Schedrin, W. A. Mozart, and Marteen Spruijt!
The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra percussion group talks about WYSO, its percussionists, and the music it plays. Some of the kids on this program played percussion music with this year’s special WYSO guest, Steve Houghton. Recorded examples of the groups efforts are shared with all of us over the airwaves.
Local band Mourning Dove hosts today’s Access Hour. Led by Mourning Dove herself on guitar and vocals, the band also includes Eric Jessen on percussion and shares original music, new songs, and witty banter live from the WORT broadcast studio. Special guests Pearl Fost and Kelsey Nelson join in on the awesomeness that is the Access […]