Classical Music Hour w/ Christine Pappas - Friday, April 25 10am-Noon

Bright Sheng

 

This week's two-hour show features music from Bright Sheng, Yo-Yo Ma, Sergey Prokofiev, Mstislav Rostropovich, Beethoven and Vanessa Mae.

"I use [folk melodies] as a point of departure for my inspiration, and I take a lot of freedom. I’m searching for a new idiom that doesn’t belong to preconceived categories."

—Bright Sheng