Maximum Reich: Nadia Sirota Hosts

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Q2 artist-in-residence, violist and black-belt new music champion, Nadia Sirota takes center stage on Maximum Reich with a 2-hour daily exploration of that day’s particular theme and featured music.

The seven daily features cover the breadth of his output, from the early days to his recent Pulitzer Prize-winning Double Sextet, from percussion to choral music, from solo tape to large ensemble. If you’re Dante, and you need a Virgil in the musical universe of Steve Reich, this is for you!

You can hear Nadia Sirota every day from Midnight-2am, 10am-noon, and 6pm-8pm. Each episode will be archived on this page after its airing for 24/7 on-demand streaming, so come back and listen and stay current with Maximum Reich on Q2.


Thursday, December 10th: The Birth of a Style: Influences and Teachers


Friday, December 11th: Counterpoint: From Vermont to Cello


Saturday, December 12th: Reich in Full Voice: Vocal, Choral and Tape


Sunday, December 13th: The Cave (An Opera)


Monday, December 14th: Live Concerts from the WNYC Archives


Tuesday, December 15th: Percussion Music


Wednesday, December 16th: Reich Remixed: The Next Generation