Life is confusing. Here we like to make sense of this puzzling place through music.
Hit play on the Sound and Music podcast to meet extraordinary artists, walking the landscape they have created for us to hear.
Each episode will focus on a topic relevant to the world we live in today. From the abstract concept of time to the urgent topic of climate change. Music always has the answers… or the questions.
Susanna Eastburn MBE and composer Des Oliver will guide you through each episode. Interviewing and breaking down awe-inspiring, heart-breaking and thought-provoking pieces of new music.
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Daniel Kidane, Clarice Assad, Lei Liang and Evelien van den Broek share their music and thoughts exploring the climate emergency in music.
Composers Neil Luck, India Jordan and David Austin Grey share their music and thoughts on the place of distractions in the process of creating music.
Richard Ayres, Hannah Catherine Jones and Errollyn Wallen share their music and thoughts exploring the gift of making music with and for other people.
Shabaka Hutchings, Alwynne Pritchard and Oliver Leith share their music and thoughts exploring the nature of the human relationships which shape the music they make.
We hear what Gerald Barry, Matthew Shlomowitz, and Joanna Ward have to say on taste, is there such a thing as bad music, and is all musical taste solely cultural?
Listen to composers Richard Rijnvos, Cassandra Miller, and Supriya Nagarajan talk about and share their music and thoughts on what inspires them, from gardening to lullabies.