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Duration (h:m:s): 21:37
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Duration (h:m:s): 42:46
In this episode, Keturah ponders the topic of familial protection in opera text, pointing out her recent viewing of Kamala Sankaram and Jerre Dye’s Taking up Serpents at Chicago Opera Theater, as well as other operas that highlight a family relationship.In her first interview, she speaks with conductor and artistic director of Houston Grand Opera, Patrick Summers, about his love of Engelbert Humperdinck and Adelheid Wette’s Hansel & Gretel, concentrating largely on the Evening Prayer, and the protection that it offers, both in words and music.In her second interview, she speaks with singer and librettist, Roberta Gumbel, about her recent collaboration with composer, Susan Kander, Driving While Black. They discuss what it was like to write about worrying about her son as he reached driving age, and how it felt to dramatize and sing about those feelings.Here are some people and topics that come up in this episode:Taking Up Serpents at Chicago Opera Theater: https://chicagooperatheater.org/season/serpentsPatrick Summers: https://www.houstongrandopera.org/about-us/people/patrick-summers/Roberta Gumbel: https://music.ku.edu/roberta-gumbelDriving While Black: https://www.icareifyoulisten.com/2020/11/reimagined-for-streaming-dwb-driving-while-black-examines-black-motherhood/Urban Arias’ Production: http://www.urbanarias.org/performances/driving-while-black/Anna Deavere Smith: https://www.annadeaveresmith.org/category/about-anna-deavere-smith/New Morse Code Ensemble: http://www.newmorsecode.com/
Duration (h:m:s): 1:06:43
All things Welsh and Beautiful Recorded just prior to St David's Day, Haz and JJ enjoy a heartening range of Welsh musical traditions, from Bryn Terfel hitting the high notes to delicate harps and ballads of forbidden love. Calan and Cool Cymru rub shoulders with Grace Williams and Mathias, then there's a survey of one of the ever-popular Sir Karl Jenkins. Hiraeth abounds throughout. Accompanying playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0IujonLl2lB7bfPzz71U0Z?si=c5hwTbrLTlatwxVl1Yw_kA Support the show (https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/11010#!/DonationDetails#%2FDonationDetails)
Duration (h:m:s): 26:24
This episode on "The Process" I talk with composer and saxophonist/performer Erin Rogers. We listen to "On View" performed by the Kamratōn ensemble. Erin and I talk improvisation, musical instincts, and maintaining the fertility of a creative idea.