Who Got Next? Vol. II: Asian Composers of the 21st Century

In this episode of Sounds Classical, LaRob and Kristina showcase the composers “who got next!” Showcasing a playlist of their favorite composers who have been active in the last 20 years, evolving the genre as we know it, including Reena Esmail, Chen Yi, Vijay Iyer, and Viet Cuong!

Dr. Joseph Legaspi

On this episode of Sounds Classical, Kristina and LaRob hear from leading expert in Filipino Art Music, Dr. Joseph Legaspi as he delves into the rich history and catalog of Filipino music, stories and composers like Nicanor Abelardo, Ryan Cayabyab, and Constancio de Guzman.

Celebrating Asian American Heritage in Chicago: 13 Events for May!

The umbrella of Asian American Pacific Islander — or AAPI — heritage covers a vast range of cultures, making for a huge variety in the types of events hosted all around the city.