In this first volume of ABLAZE’s Pierrot Ensemble series we explore new works written for this iconic 20th century ensemble and some of its subsets—a varied and wonderful disc!
A survey of some of the most expressive and interesting new choral works as preformed by the brilliant Coro Volante.
In this episode we look at some brilliant new works for orchestra by today's most exciting composers.
In this episode we explore the inventive, expressive and timbral worlds of new electronic and electroacoustic music.
In this episode we explore the diverse and wonderful set of works on Millennial Masters Vol. 8.
In this episode we explore the brilliantly diverse compositional approaches of composers from around the world in this second volume of works created especially for the iconic new music formation known at the Pierrot ensemble (after Schoenberg’s landmark work Pierrot Lunaire). Alternately evocative, abstract, direct, intense, emotional and brilliantly colored, this disc has something for every listener.
In this episode we discuss the exciting conclusion of Douglas Knehans’ monumental orchestral triptych UNFINISHED EARTH. Here we focus particularly on the boldly dramatic and exciting final movement TEARING DRIFT and its meaning to our human experience.
In this episode composer DOUGLAS KNEHANS opens up about the inspiration and meaning of the world evoked in this symphonic sketch ETERNAL OCEAN, the second movement of his massive triptych UNFINISHED EARTH.
In this episode, we discuss with composer Douglas Knehans the first movement, Tempering, of his massive orchestral triptych Unfinished Earth. Hear some amazing excepts of incredible orchestral playing in music that bold and dramatic.
In this episode I discuss with composer Douglas Knehans the process and form of writing the exciting concluding movement to his Tempest Flute Concerto. The solo playing in this movement has been called "highly virtuosic" and "breathtaking." Tune in to listen to the composer discuss the work and hear some terrific excerpts from the sizzling conclusion of this concerto.