Jan 30, 2019
This bonus episode of In The
Moment offers an insider's look at our Town Music series!
Host Jini Palmer talks with Town Music curator Joshua Roman about
chamber music, the theatrical aspects of a live performance, and
his selection process for each season's lineup. They dive into this
season of Town Music, taking a look at our upcoming concerts. For
the first performance, Sideshow by Talea
Ensemble (15:50), Roman highlights the theatrical spin that the
piece brings to chamber music. Then he takes a look at Third Coast
Percussion (18:20), the Grammy-winning Chicago quartet presenting
an avant-garde percussion quartet commissioned by Philip Glass.
Jini and Joshua also touch on Piano Ki Avaaz (22:00), the piano
trio commissioned by rising star composer Reena Esmail utilizing
techniques that blend Indian and Western classical traditions. And
finally, Jini and Joshua explore Bach to Bates (25:12)—a concert
juxtaposing classical works by Bach alongside cutting-edge
commissions from Grammy-nominated composer Mason Bates. Get an
insider's look and stay in the know about what's going on
in this moment at Town Hall.