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Apollo Chamber Players play 'Price and Martinu' on 'YourClassical: Performance Today'

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On Performance Today for October 27, 2021 - In Hour 2 on today's show, hear 2 pieces by the?Apollo Chamber Players.

Apollo Chamber Players recent release of their fifth studio album, With Malice Toward None, on Azica Records is a breathtaking collection of globally-inspired compositions and collaborations, with each composer sharing their own personal interpretations of folk music. Works include a title track by Vietnam War-veteran J. Kimo Williams with a performance by electric violinist Tracy Silverman, Pamela Z's The Unraveling, What is the Word' by Christopher Theofanidis and Mark Wingate, new arrangements of a trio of Armenian folk songs by pioneering Armenian composer Komitas, and Eve Beglarian's We Will Sing One Song for duduk, string quartet, percussion, and track. The Pamela Z, Theofanidis and Wingate, and Beglarian pieces are part of Apollo's 20x2020 project, launched in 2014 with a mission to commission 20 new multicultural works before the end of the decade.

On Hour 2_2 pieces by the?Apollo Chamber Players.

Florence Price: Five Folksongs in Counterpoint Movement 1 Calvary
Apollo Chamber Players
Album: Apollo Chamber Players: Blurred Boundaries
Navona 6038

Bohuslav Martinu: Fantasia for Theremin, Oboe, String Quartet and Piano
Carolina Eyck, theremin | Elizabeth Priestly Siffert, oboe | Alejandro Barranon, piano
Apollo Chamber Players, Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH), Houston, TX

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