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Let new music lead you into the fantasy realm

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Courtesy of artist
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Composer Aaryn S Ricucci-Hill.

From fairies to unicorns, explore all things fantasy on this week's Sound Currents.

Fantasy worlds and creatures have captivated us for millennia. Many composers, like Kansas City's Aaryn S. Ricucci-Hill, find inspiration in the mystical, spiritual and magical realms that seem just out of our reach.

Hosts
Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Guest
Aaryn S. Ricucci-Hill, composer

Program
Forest Rituals
by Aaryn S. Ricucci-Hill
The Playground Ensemble

Quartet for Queen Mab
by Missy Mazzoli
Aeolus Quartet

Ariel Ascending
I. Begins with a Breath, Gliding Effortlessly
II. Fleeting, Delicate
III. Exuberant, Brilliant
by Christopher Theofanidis
Aeolus Quartet

Unicornis captivatur
by Ola Gjeilo
Charles Bruffy with the Phoenix Chorale

Sascha Groschang is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Laurel Parks is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Sam Wisman is a Producer for 91.9 Classical KC. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.