ZERO CROSSINGS – AUGUST 17, 2015, FEATURING CONCERTOS BY FRENCH COMPOSERS

Henri Dutilleux

Henri Dutilleux

Today’s show featured concertos by French composers.

The music aired during the program included:
Camille Saint-Saens – Organ Symphony #3, performed by Alberto Lizzio and the Munich Symphony
Maurice Ravel – Concerto in G Major for Piano, performed by Inon Barnatan and the NY Philharmonic
Francis Poulenc – Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, performed by Katia and Marielle LaBeque and the Boston Symphony
Henri Dutilleux – Cello Concerto, performed by Xavier Phillips and the Seattle Symphony

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.