Episode 230: James Steichen, PhD and Martin West

Contemporary music offers choreographers the chance to explore new sonic worlds and take audiences into new states of artistic consciousness. Musicologist Jim Stelchen and Music Director and Principal Conductor Martin West discuss the strategies that the conductor and musicians use to prepare music that many in the audience—and on stage—are hearing for the first time.

Header Image: Ana Sophia Scheller and Tiit Helimets // © Erik Tomasson

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