ZERO CROSSINGS – AUGUST 24, 2015, FEATURING UK-BASED WOMEN COMPOSERS UNDER 40

Dobrinka Tabakova

Dobrinka Tabakova

Anna Clyne - Taken by  Todd Rosenberg

Anna Clyne – Taken by Todd Rosenberg

Inspired by an episode on BBC Radio 3, today’s show featured compositions by young women composers based in the United Kingdom.

The music aired during the program included:
Cheryl Frances Hoad – Shakespeare’s Songbook, “Tomorrow Is St. Valentine’s Day”; “They Bore Him Barefaced On the Bier”
Dobrinka Tabakova – Modétudes, from Poets from the East: Evelyn Chang, piano
Anna Clyne – Blue Hour; Rest These Hands; October Rose; Ship of Stars; Tea Leaves; Resting in the Green; Lavender Rain, from The Violin
Charlotte Bray – At the Speed of Stillness; Fire Burning in Snow; Oneroi; Replay
Anna Meredith – Charged; Heal You, from Bach to Parker, Thomas Gould
Lucy Pankhurst – Diaphanousphere, from Lunar Saxophone Quartet

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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.