Broadcasts and Podcasts
George Lewis at Borealis
Kate Molleson presents more of the best in new music performance, including recordings from Aberdeen Sound and Huddersfield Contemporary Music festivals, new releases from Toupaye and Kristine Tjogersen, and a focus on composer George Lewis from Borealis – a festival for experimental music in Bergen.
George Lewis is a senior figure in American music, he was a member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) in Chicago and an electronic computer music pioneer, and he is currently Professor of American Music at Columbia University. You can hear “Memorial” interpreted by Elaine Mitchener at 1:04:45′
Let’s Talk Off The Podium
Listen to this podcast interview with Elaine Mitchener.
Sound an Music Podcast – Episode 1: Time
In this episode, we invite composers Jem Finer, Elaine Mitchener, and Chaya Czernowin to share their music and thoughts exploring the theme of Time.
We listen to a piece of music lasting 1,000 years, explore the politics of history and time past, and get a flavour for what non-linear music sounds like. Join our CEO Susanna Eastburn MBE and composer Des Oliver for a unique insight into composing.
Race, equality and classical music
Kate Molleson hosts an online panel discussion on issues relating to race and equality within the classical music industry with contributions from performers, composers, artistic leaders and programmers. The panel considers past histories and looks to the future through the lenses of education, economics and programming and deliberates on the current impact Covid-19 is having on diversity within the arts. Kate Molleson is joined by Founder, Artistic and Executive Director of the Chineke! Foundation, Chi-chi Nwanoku; experimental vocalist, movement artist and composer, Elaine Mitchener; composer and Professor of American Music at Columbia University, George E. Lewis; Chair of UK Music Diversity Taskforce, Ammo Talwar; and Head of Music at Manchester International Festival, Jane Beese; with contributions from writer, Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason; Founder and Artistic Director of plainsightSOUND, Uchenna Ngwe and composer, Adolphus Hailstork.