Jazz à la Mode
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION with Garrison Keillior
AMERICAN ROUTES with Nick Spitzer
SUNDAY BAROQUE with Suzanne Bona
FROM THE TOP with Christopher O’Riley
CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez
April is book-ended, give or take a few days, by the birthdays of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald; Billie on April 7, 1915, Ella on April 25, 1917. Both came to prominence in the late thirties when jazz had reached its first stage ...
For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' new memoir, Words Without Music, looks back on his childhood, travels through Asia and when his music provoked violence.
Ilan Stavans, Professor at Amherst College was Tertulia's guest on April 5, 2015. We talked about his most recent book,"Reclaiming Travel" coauthored with Joshua Ellison. We also spoke about his monologue "The Oven"
The composer is the second from the new-music collective Bang on a Can to win the award with a choral work. Her oratorio explores the lives of coal miners and their families a century ago.