As 91Classical celebrated our year of broadcast music, we threw our annual local-music party all day on November 12, 2019. Re-live all of the ten live performances we hosted in the studio that day.
According to Early Music City, good music is good music. In this spirit they brought their signature variety of genres — from old English lute songs to music by a prominent abolitionist, along with a spiritual in the holiday spirit.
Mandolin player Mike Compton is a self-described connoisseur of special days; he’s especially a fan of National Root Canal Appreciation Day and Lost Sock Memorial Day. Since his visit to Live In Studio C corresponded with Bad Day Day, he kicked off his set with some blues.
Duo Versal’s pairing of soprano saxophone with classical guitar brought third-stream jazz to Studio C on a crisp fall Tuesday. Belmont faculty members…
Adding double bass to the traditional string quartet format allows the Avila Soul String Quintet a whole new vocabulary of harmony and rhythm. They brought their bowing and chopping to Studio C this week.
Choral ensemble Variant 6 brought local music from their native Philadelphia, alongside a piece from Monteverdi’s fouth book of madrigals, as well as…
Listen / The Franklin High School Choir’s first visit to Live in Studio C brought energy and excitement to the show on a crisp fall day.
Listen / Connections to African American spirituals and to Tupac Shakur combine in this preview of Tennessee State University’s Harry T. Burleigh Festival.
Listen / To contradict the Contrarian Ensemble’s supposed origin of their name: these guys get along with each other pretty well. Their repertoire ranges from the brand new to the ancient, and they brought a variety to Studio C.
Listen / Fresh out of a performance at our 200th Birthday Festival Concert for Clara Schumann these Blair School of Music students are still giving enthusiastic and heartfelt performances of Schumann’s Opus 12 and 13 lieder.