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  • 12:00 AM
    Overnights
  • Luxuriate in vast stretches of immersive, cutting-edge and evocative 21st century repertoire on Overnights on Q2 Music. Not only is this your chance to enjoy longer pieces than those you'd hear during the rest of the day, but Overnights also spices its programming with flavors of cerebral indie-electronic and poignant, complex ambient music.

  • 06:00 AM
    Mornings
  • Get your sonic stimulant with Mornings on Q2 Music with a contrapuntal, caffeinated mix designed to fire up the neurons and scatter those last vestiges of the subconscious. Mornings focus on buoyant, vibrant music from today's leading and emerging voices, but you'll also enjoy hints of the fertile 20th century wellspring from which many composers continue to draw inspiration.

  • 10:00 AM
    Sample Rate
  • A weekly show dedicated to the art of abstract electronic and electro-acoustic music, Sample Rate streams everything from textured field recordings to hazy ambient music to processed chamber ensembles and tape collages. Sample Rate examines the ever-diminishing distinction between the worlds of acoustic and electronic music by offering playlists of adventurous sonic manipulations.

     

  • 12:00 PM
    Afternoons
  • Unexpected but fresh adjacencies within new music define Afternoons on Q2 Music. Enjoy disparate styles and cultures of 21st century classical repertoire woven together into a seamless tapestry through similarities of texture, energy and atmosphere.

  • 06:00 PM
    Listen: World Premieres from Benjamin Attahir and Christian Mason
  • Tonight at 6 pm, Q2 Music presents the second of four performances recorded at the 2013 Lucerne Festival, featuring world premieres from composer competition winners, Benjamin Attahir and Christian Mason. 

  • 07:15 PM
    Evenings
  • A lush and meditative mix of 21st century classical repertoire spiked with juxtapositions of world music, Evenings on Q2 Music explores the rich counterpoint and surprising affinities that exist amongst musics from culture far and wide. From hypnotic minimalist compositions to energetic neo-classical works to music that proclaims cultural roots and ancient timbres, Evenings highlight the universal language of music.

     

  • 08:00 PM
    The Brothers Balliett
  • Back to School with the Brothers Balliett

    Thursday at 3 pm, The Brothers Balliett toast the return of the "season of learning" with a show that focuses on music by current composition students from around the country.

  • 09:00 PM
    Evenings
  • A lush and meditative mix of 21st century classical repertoire spiked with juxtapositions of world music, Evenings on Q2 Music explores the rich counterpoint and surprising affinities that exist amongst musics from culture far and wide. From hypnotic minimalist compositions to energetic neo-classical works to music that proclaims cultural roots and ancient timbres, Evenings highlight the universal language of music.