Jon Hanrahan appears in the following:
Monday, July 10, 2017
Paul Simon has always been attracted to new kinds of sounds. His most recent work has brought him into the world of contemporary classical music.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Four composers discuss their fathers, and how their fathers may have impacted the music they compose now.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Listen to synthesist and producer Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's previously unreleased "Clouds Forming Over Mount Baker," based on a photograph by Eliot Porter.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Meet the Composer producer Alex Overington — usually behind the studio glass — takes us on a road trip to unravel the creative process of those composers who write without pen and paper.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Listen to the world-premiere recording of "Wires" by composer and guitartist for The National Bryce Dessner, performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain under Matthias Pintscher.
Monday, May 15, 2017
It was composer pitted against composer: MTC unravels one of the most brutal fights in classical music's history.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Listen to an exclusive arrangement of a nutso, sci-fi-y electronic piece John Adams wrote in 1993, arranged by Caleb Burhans for Alarm Will Sound.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Meet the Composer and Alarm Will Sound unravel John Adams' two insanely difficult chamber symphonies.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Today's Meet the Composer Bonus Track is an extended cut of Pauline Oliveros' "Tuning Meditation," recorded live at the Met Cloisters' Fuentidueña Chapel in 3D-sounding binaural audio.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Meet the Composer continues its investigation of the odd, wrong-side-of-the-tv-set role of The Performer with a deep dive into the "Sonic Meditations" of composer Pauline Oliveros.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Meet the Composer is thrilled to bring you a world premiere recording as our first bonus track of Season Three! The JACK Quartet performs Georg Friedrich Haas' String Quartet No.9.
Monday, March 06, 2017
We're kicking off Season Three of Meet the Composer with a look beyond the composer to the performer, that unusual intermediary between the artist and the audience.
Friday, March 03, 2017
The ramp-up to the next season of Meet the Composer concludes with another archival mini-episode featuring a conversation between host Tim Page and the legendary Leonard Bernstein.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
A blast from the past, courtesy of the WNYC Archives: We revisit the original Meet the Composer. Today, a conversation between host Tim Page and composer Libby Larsen.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Today we revisit a conversation between host Tim Page and composer Otto Luening, from the original Meet the Composer of the mid-'80s, as we gear up for next week's new season.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
We continue the week-long ramp-up to our next and third season of Meet the Composer with an interview with the widely influential patriarch of 20th-century experimental music John Cage.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Q2 Music's podcast Meet the Composer launches its third season next week. Prepare by enjoying clips from the original WNYC radio program of the same name, hosted by the critic Tim Page.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Musicians in the International Contemporary Ensemble presented an Olympics-style competition as part of its residency at this year's Mostly Mozart Festival.