Modern Notebook for December 27, 2020

Composer Sungji Hong (Image Courtesy of the Artist)

On the next Modern Notebook: as we enter the longest nights of the year, Tyler Kline shares music about the night, like Night Owl from Matt Barber’s Kid Stuff and Anna Clyne’s The Midnight Hour for orchestra. Plus, a work by Sungji Hong that shines a light on darkness: the Sanctus from her Missa Lumen de Lumine

Featuring music by Reinaldo Moya, Hilary Tann, Jessie Montgomery, Dai Fujikura, and others; and performances by Trio Medieval, pianist Liza Stepanova, Sirius Quartet, recorder soloist Jeremias Schwarzer with Ensemble Resonanz, Catalyst Quartet, and more.

That’s on the next Modern Notebook, Sunday night from 8 to 10 on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.

Hour 1

  • Sanctus from Sungji Hong’s Missa Lumen de Lumine.
  • Two movements from The Way North by Reinaldo Moya.
  • And the Snow Did Lie by Hilary Tann.
  • Esa Pekka-Salonen’s Foreign Bodies.

Hour 2

  • Night Owl from Matt Barber’s Kid Stuff.
  • Jessie Montgomery’s Strum.
  • The Recorder Conerto by Dai Fujikura.
  • Hallelujah Junction by John Adams.
  • Anna Clyne’s Midnight Hour.

Modern Notebook is hosted by WSMR’s Tyler Kline, and is a program that highlights music composed since the Mid-20th Century, with a special focus on the music of living composers.