COVID is continuing to shut down traditional performance spaces, so the hip-hop Illharmonic Orchestra is taking their next show to the virtual stage! The group is led by rappers Jeffrey McNeill (Thee Phantom) and his wife, Andrea (The Phoenix), who talks with Garrett about gender equity in the arts, and how classical institutions can survive 2020. Scott highlights the late Eddie Van Halen's connections to race, after the guys unpack Bill Burr's latest performance.
Francis Poulenc - Rondeau from "Les Biches" Johnny Nash - "What A) Wonderful World" Van Halen - "Cathedral" Van Halen - "Ice Cream Man" Van Halen - "Runnin' with the Devil" Michael Jackson - "Beat It" Mariah Carey ft. O.D.B. - "Fantasy" Mariah Carey - "Obsessed" Drake - "Emotionless" Indigenous - "Things We Do" Indigenous - "Waiting" Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, mov. 1 Walter Murphy - "A Fifth of Beethoven" Robin Thicke - "When I Get You Alone" Thee Phantom - "B-Boy Meets Beethoven" Thee Phantom ft. The Phoenix - "Maybe Next Time"