Sound Mind Episode 23 - To Senegal and Back
Pianist and composer Kris Wettstein(A Microscope) makes music with global roots and swing-for-the-heavens ambition. In November 2009, he travelled to Dakar, Senegal where he performed frequently to thousands of people with pop star Carlou D, including an appearance at the Festival Mondial des Arts Négres (World Festival Of Black Arts) alongside artists such as Youssou N’Dour and Busta Rhymes. At this time he also collaborated with several other well known West African musicians including...
Sound Mind Episode 22 - Monsters, Real and Imagined
Described as “rich-voiced” (The New York Times) and hailed for his “warmly appealing, burnished baritone” (Opera Today), Joshua Jeremiah continues to bring his celebrated performances to theaters throughout the United States. Josh and Cameron discuss Contemporary and Classical Opera, Josh's prior and upcoming monstrous roles, and the importance of developing every skill possible.
Sound Mind Episode 21 - Freedom and Faith
Adventurous cellist Amanda Gookin champions the future of music through bold performances of new works, education, and community engagement. She spoke at TEDx MidAtlantic on music and activism, created the Forward Music Project to commission solo works as a platform for women's issues, and is the co-founder of innovative string quartet, PUBLIQuartet. Amanda and Cameron discuss Hildegard, the history and future of female composers, and the biases of listening. www.amandagookin.com
Sound Mind Episode 20 - Ask Me Anything, with Jeremy Denk
Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, and the Avery Fisher Prize, Denk was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Denk returns frequently to Carnegie Hall and in recent seasons has appeared with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, and Cleveland Orchestra, as well as on tour with Academy St. Martin in the Fields, and at the Royal Albert Hall as part of...