What would you do with 15 seconds? For composer Ray Lustig, it’s the perfect amount of time to set up a low-stakes creative lab and ongoing audio-visual experiment. He explains the inspiration behind his 15-second Instagram compositions, dubbed “composagrams,” and how they feed his artistic growth.
On our latest Instagram takover, composer and curator Paola Prestini takes us behind the scenes of her Hubble Cantata, muses over John Cage sketches and meets with her venue’s newest artist-in-residence. Check out her takeover and follow us on Instagram.
Every week, we share an exclusive live track to enjoy on-the-go via the WQXR app. This week: Hannah Lash’s Concerto for Harp and Chamber Orchestra, performed by the American Composers Orchestra and Lash herself as part of the 2015 SONiC Festival.
Ludovic Morlot’s Seattle Symphony has once again proved itself one of the most essential symphony orchestras in the country with its third and final disc of Dutilleux orchestral music. Stream the full album all this week.