Mary Elizabeth Bowden on what Sounds Classical

January 20, 2023, 8:00 pm

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Mary Elizabeth Bowden
Mary Elizabeth Bowden (Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)

Renowned trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden joins LaRob & Kristina for a live performance and conversation regarding her career and the future of classical music. Mary Elizabeth Bowden discusses the importance of new commissions, developing new ensembles, and changing the landscape of composers we associate with the genre, highlighting composers like Reena Esmail, Sarah Kirkland Snider, and Rene Orth.



Playlist

Joseph Turrin: Escapade
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, tr; Alexandra Carlson, p

Beach, Amy:  3 Browning Songs
1. “the year’s at the spring”
2. “Ah, Love, but a day!”
3. “I send my hear up to thee!”
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, tr; Marta Aznavoorian, p
Live in studio

Debussy, Claude “Beau Soir”
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, tr; Marta Aznavoorian, p
Live in studio

Debussy, Claude “Rêverie” L 68
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, tr; Marta Aznavoorian, p
Live in studio

McMichael, Catherine “Totem Voices”
II. “Beluga”
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, tr; Marta Aznavoorian, p
Live in studio

Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 Finale (clip)
Chicago Sym Orch/Sir Georg Solti

Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in c-sharp minor (clip)
Seraph Brass

Rene Orth “Leaguered in Fire, Lagooned in Gold” (clip)
Seraph Brass

David Bowie “Life on Mars” (clip)
David Bowie