Joseph Schwantner

February 10, 2017, 10:00 pm

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A master of orchestral timbre and an ardent individualist, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner has been one of the most prolific composers in the 20th and 21st centuries. He visits our studios to talk about his life and music.


Aftertones of Infinity, by Joseph Schwantner
Juilliard Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor

September Canticle, by Joseph Schwantner
Dallas Symphony Orchestra; James Diaz, organ; Andrew Litton, conductor

…And the Mountains Rising Nowhere, by Joseph Schwantner
Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble; Mallory Thompson, conductor

Concerto for Percussion & Orchestra, mvt. III, by Joseph Schwantner
Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor