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Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green

Broadcast Schedule - Winter 2015

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-01
RELEASE:   Week of January 1, 2015

Music at the Forefront: Nadia Sirota

Violist and new music maven Nadia Sirota comes to the Clazell Theatre in Bowling Green, Ohio, for a program of live viola with pre-recorded electronics.

Shara Worden:
From the Invisible to the Visible (feat. James McVinnie, organ)

Judd Greenstein:
In Teaching Others We Teach Ourselves

Marcos Balter:

Nico Muhly:
Etude 3 (feat. Nico Muhly, keyboards)

Nico Muhly:
Keep in Touch (feat. Nico Muhly, keyboards & Antony Hegarty, vocals)

Paul Corley:
Tristan da Cunha

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-02
RELEASE:   Week of January 8, 2015

Poetry in Music: Crockett; Freund; Rands

We hear orchestral works inspired by three different poets: Theodore Roethke, A.R. Ammons, and Samuel Beckett.

Donald Crockett:
Roethke Preludes (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

Don Freund:
Radical Light (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

Bernard Rands:
…body and shadow… (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-03
RELEASE:   Week of January 15, 2015

Music of Dedication: Blake; Adler; Husa

Modern works that were dedicated to or inspired by specific people and events.

Braxton Blake:
Dorothy Parker Songs (Freda Herseth, mezzo-soprano;
Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

Samuel Adler:
Requiescat in Pace (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

Karel Husa:
Symphony No. 2, Reflections (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-04
RELEASE:   Week of January 22, 2015

Satterlee plays Rzewski: Alone at Last

Pianist Robert Satterlee performs music by American expatriate composer Frederic Rzewski, including a work he commissioned for left hand, called "Alone at Last."

Frederic Rzewski:
Second Hand, or Alone at Last (Robert Satterlee, piano)

Frederic Rzewski:
De Profundis (Robert Satterlee, piano/speaker)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-05
RELEASE:   Week of January 29, 2015

Women Making Music I: Webb; Ran; McTee; Higdon

Works composed by women, performed by women.

Orianna Webb:
xylem (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown)

Shulamit Ran:
Voices (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown; Christina Jennings, flute)

Cindy McTee:
Circuits (Bowling Green Philharmonia/Collins)

Jennifer Higdon:
String Poetic (Jennifer Koh, violin; Reiko Uchida, piano)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-06
RELEASE:   Week of February 5, 2015

Live at Constellation: Andriessen; Hartke; Dietz; Mellits

A program of modern music from the BG New Music Ensemble, recorded live at Chicago's Constellation theatre.

Louis Andriessen:
Hout (Matt Younglove, sax; Ariel Kasler, guitar; Stephanie
Titus, piano; Zeca Lacerda, percussion)

Stephen Hartke:
Two Movements from The Horse With the Lavender Eye
(Stephen Miahky, violin; Kevin Schempf, clarinet; Laura Melton, piano)

Christopher Dietz:
Kinderspiel (Conor Nelson, flute; Thomas Rosenkranz, piano)

Marc Mellits:
Tight Sweater (Jeff Heisler, baritone saxophone; I-Chen Yeh, piano; Isabelle Huang, marimba)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-07
RELEASE:   Week of February 12, 2015

Women Making Music II: Chen; Feery; Krauss; Higdon

More works composed by women, performed by women.

Chen Yi:
Chinese Folk Dance Suite (Bowling Green Philharmonia/E.F. Brown;
Penny Thompson Kruse, violin)

Amanda Feery:
Squarepushers (Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble)

Morgan Krauss:
So Evenings Die (Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble)

Jennifer Higdon:
Secret and Glass Gardens (Mary Kathleen Ernst, piano)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-08
RELEASE:   Week of February 19, 2015

Festival 2013: Lewis; Blake; Puckett

We hear live performances from the 2013 New Music Festival held at Bowling Green State University.

George Lewis:
Signifying Riffs: Unison (BG String Quartet; Mark Cook, percussion)

Braxton Blake:
Aria and Toccata for Clarinet & Orchestra (Bowling Green
Philharmonia/E.F. Brown; Kevin Schempf, clarinet)

Joel Puckett:
The Shadow of Sirius (BGSU Wind Symphony/Moss; Conor Nelson, flute)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-09
RELEASE:   Week of February 26, 2015

Women Making Music III: Shrude; Higdon

More music written by women, performed by women.

Marilyn Shrude:
Within Silence (Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano)

Jennifer Higdon:
Violin Concerto (Hilary Hahn, violin; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Petrenko)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-10
RELEASE:   Week of March 5, 2015

BG Potpourri: Bryant; Link; Smith; Newman

A musical potpourri from the archives of Bowling Green State University's annual New Music Festival.

Steven Bryant
Radiant Joy (BGSU Wind Symphony/Moss)

John Link
Around the Bend (Flexible Music Ensemble)

Rob Smith:
Dance Mix (BGSU Wind Symphony/Moss)

Jonathan Newman:
Two Movements from Wapwallopen (Maria Bessmeltseva & Paraschos Paraschoudis,
violins; Jesse Griggs, viola; Heather Scott, cello)

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-11
RELEASE:   Week of March 12, 2015

Recordings from the Philharmonia: Bryant; Lustig; Shrude; Dorman

We explore the recorded legacy of BGSU's longstanding cultural jewel, the Bowling Green Philharmonia. All performances from the Bowling Green Philharmonia under Emily Freeman Brown, released on the Albany Records label.

Stephen Bryant:
Loose Id

Raymond Lustig: Unstuck

Marilyn Shrude:
Into Light

Avner Dorman:
Variations Without a Theme for Large Orchestra

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-12
RELEASE:   Week of March 19, 2015

Rosenkranz and Fulkerson: Beyond Minimalism

Pianist Thomas Rosenkranz and violinist Gregory Fulkerson present a program of new works written expressly for them, including Philip Glass' Violin Music from Einstein on the Beach.

Phillip Glass:
Violin Music from Einstein on the Beach

Peter Flint:
We Speak Too Much of Danger

Andrew Shapiro:
The High Line

Conrad Cummings:
The Golden Gate Fantasy

Stephen Dembski:
Nocturne from the Violin Sonata

PROGRAM #:   MBG 15-13
RELEASE:   Week of March 26, 2015

New Composers from Bowling Green: Taylor; Dangerfield; Sampson; Rice

We sample music from the younger generation of composers, all graduates of Bowling Green State University.

Benjamin Dean Taylor:
Drifting Indigo (Detroit Symphony Orchestra Civic Philharmonic/Thompson)

Joseph Dangerfield:
Winter Rites (University of Iowa Center for New Music Ensemble)

Jamie Leigh Sampson:
The Body Electric (Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, soprano; Bowling Green Philharmonia/JJ Pearse)

Carter John Rice:
Color Variations (Concordia College Orchestra/Houglum)

Benjamin Dean Taylor:
Whiz-Bang (Detroit Symphony Orchestra Civic Wind Symphony/Thompson)

Broadcast Schedule - Fall 2013

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