In light of the recent events in Beirut, TRILLOQUY would like to highlight a few artists of Lebanese descent as the world continues to send warm thoughts to everyone impacted by the disaster. Click on the photos to learn more about each artist. A very special thank you to MARY KOUYOUMDJIAN for providing this list!
Opus 59 of the TRILLOQUY podcast features an excerpt from the "Ciranda das Sete Notas", by Heitor Villa-Lobos, as played by Garrett and the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra! Here's the full performance:
Colleen Phelps from 91Classical recently released an exclusive extended interview with Garrett and Scott that you can check out here:
Also, be sure to follow the TRILLOQUY Tracks playlist on Spotify so that you can enjoy the eclectic sounds that fuel TRILLOQUY's very eclectic conversations!
TRILLOQUY was honored by the Star Tribune this week, with a featured that named Garrett a "Classical Agitator" (in big print)! You can check out the digital version of the feature here. Huge thanks to Jenna Ross for spending so much time learning about TRILLOQUY, and for writing such a wonderful article.
Opus 55 of the podcast began with a shout out to this year's Next Notes Award recipients. You can meet each of them, and learn more about the work they're doing, here.
When TRILLOQUY was a product of American Public Media, one of the integral members of the team was James Napoli. He's now moved on to a new position with another company, and he was gracious enough to make TRILLOQUY one of the very first projects he reported on in his new position. Huge shout out to James - you can check out the article here.
As promised, here's my EXTENDED conversation with Stephanie Matthews! Be sure to check out her work over at https://stringcandy.com!
In Opus 53, we mentioned a video produced by Titus Underwood. Check it out, here:
Last week, the folks at American Public Media asked me to write a short essay about my feelings concerning the recent attention racial equity is being given. Understanding that white people are easily shaken and turned off by words like "racist", I kept my thoughts on the friendlier side - check out the essay here.