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Ep. 8: Matthew Ricketts, Composer

The Movers and Makers Podcast

Release Date: 02/17/2019

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Portrait Interview of Matthew Ricketts, a Canadian composer from Victoria, British Columbia, currently based in New York City. 

Here's a link to the promotional video for Matthew's opera, Chaakapesh, as discussed in the episode. 

Music used in this episode: 

1."In Partial View," for string quartet – performed by JACK quartet.

2. "Unset," for voice and ensemble, text by Joshua Clover – performed by Sharon Harms, Talea Ensemble, conducted by Jeffrey Means. 

3. "Melodia," for solo piano – performed by Julia den Boer.

4. "Melodia," piano concerto – performed by Tengku Irfan and the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Robert Spano.

5. "Meloscuro," second piano concerto – performed by Keiko Sekino and the East Carolina University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jorge Richter.