Night Cadenza on Now Is the Time

northamericanight480It’s different ways to say good night on Now Is the Time, Sunday, April 28th at 10 pm. Alex Freeman’s solo piano Night on the Prairies leads to a sextet in Jeremy Beck’s In Flight until Mysterious Night (and do we hear Steely Dan in there?). Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble then runs with the Night of the Flying Horses of Osvaldo Golijov.

Then, two quartets. Night Blossoms of Mary Jane Leach is a haiku for four singers, and the four string instruments of Kronos play Terry Riley’s long-breathed Cadenza on the Night Plain, out into that good night.

from Terry Riley: Cadenza on the Night Plain 

PROGRAM:
Alex Freeman: Night on the Prairies
Jeremy Beck: In Flight until Mysterious Night
Osvaldo Golijov: Night of the Flying Horses
Mary Jane Leach: Night Blossoms
Terry Riley: Cadenza on the Night Plain

Every Sunday night at 10, Kile Smith brings you Now Is the Time, all styles of contemporary concert music by living American composers on WRTI-HD2 and the all-classical stream at wrti.org. Here are the recording details and complete schedule.

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