Homage

Glen Velez

Percussion sets the scene on Now is the Time, Sunday, September 30th at 10 pm. From Michael Hersch’s vast, chime-grounded symphony to drum master Glen Velez’s kicky duo, percussion comes out of the background to speak a language all its own. Joel Chadabe blends percussionist Jan Williams’s playing with on-the-spot electronic manipulation, giving new meaning to the word “ensemble.”

Now is the Time means American contemporary music on WRTI-HD2 and the all-classical stream at wrti.org.

PROGRAM:

Michael Hersch. Symphony No. 1
Joel Chadabe. Many Times Jan
Glen Velez. Homage for Frame Drum and Viola

Now is the Time combines all styles of concert music by living American composers, every Sunday night at 10. Here are the recording details and complete schedule.

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