Angel Gil-Ordonez

PostClassical Ensemble celebrates Lou Harrison with a new Naxos recording that is stellar. Harrison was born 100 years ago and it is delightful to have some fresh releases and performances. Tim Fain is the main featured soloist, in Harrison’s Violin Concerto and Grand Duo. Pianist Michael Boriskin (of Copland House) collaborates brilliantly in the gamelan-esque 1988 work with Fain.

What's New: Viva Mexico

Sep 18, 2016

Every year on September 15, at around eleven in the evening, the President of Mexico rings the bell of the National Palace in Mexico City. Afterwards, he repeats the shout of patriotism based upon the "Grito de Dolores", with the names of the important heroes of the Mexican War of Independence, and ending with three shouts of ¡Viva México! from the balcony of the palace to the assembled crowd in the Zócalo. Again he rings the bell and waves the Flag of Mexico, followed by the playing and mass singing of the Mexican national anthem, complete with a military band!

What's New 9/18 Preview

Sep 15, 2016
Chris Shull

A new program airs Sunday nights on WBAA Classical: What's New. Host John Clare features new music, new releases, and interesting guests. Hear a special preview of this week's What's New, and let us know what you think.