Concertos of the future with Viet Cuong
Explore the traditional classical form of the concerto and where it's headed next.
Originating as a vocal genre in the 16th century, the instrumental form we know as a concerto today appeared about 100 years later. It went on to become one of the most popular forms of classical music.
This week's guest is composer Viet Cuong.
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Extra(ordinarily) Fancy - Concerto for Two Oboes
by Viet Cuong
Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and Robert Walker, Laura Arganbright - oboe
by Narong Prangcharoen
Delta David Gier with the South Dakota Symphony, Emanuele Arcuili - piano
by Magnus Lindberg
Magnus Lindberg with the Tapiola Sinfonietta
Prince of Clouds
by Anna Clyne
Vinay Parameswaran with the Curtis 2020-21 Ensemble, Jennifer Koh, Jaime Laredo - violin