Modern Notebook for November 15, 2020

Cellist Katinka Kleijn (Photo Credit: Paul Elledge.)

This week on Modern Notebook, Tyler Kline shares a work for bass clarinet and marimba by Stefanie Lubkowski called “Right now, in a second,” along with music by Jeffrey Mumford and Alexandra Gardner. Also, cellist Katinka Kleijn performs a concerto by Dai Fujikura that he was commissioned to write for his own birthday.

Plus, music by Toru Takemitsu, Shuying Li, Laura Elise Schwendinger, Oliver Leith, and others; and performances by pianist Chen-Hui Jen, Transient Canvas, soprano Jamie Van Eyck, violinist Aisha Orazbayeva, PRISM 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

  • Litany I by Toru Takemitsu.
  • A micro-concerto for cello by Shuying Li titled Matilda’s Dream.
  • Jeffrey Mumford’s Through a filtering dawn of spreading daybright for viola and double bass.
  • Right now, in a second by Stefanie Lubkowski.
  • Laura Elise Schwendinger’s Sudden Light.

Hour 2

  • Blurry Wake Song by Oliver Leith.
  • Alexandra Gardner’s Vixen.
  • Noanoa for flute and interactive electronics by Kaija Saariaho.
  • Dai Fujikura’s Cello Concerto.
  • Vamp by Anna Weesner.

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.