Classical Conversations

Richard Danielpour: An American Mosaic

An American Mosaic

"Do not reach for the music. Do not try to will the music into being. Surrender yourself. Become empty and allow yourself to receive what feels true." Composer Richard Danielpour joins us for an in-depth conversation about his collection of musical portraits, An American Mosaic. Written for the pianist Simone Dinnerstein (who also talks about it here), An American Mosaic paints compelling pictures of the many heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic (as well as a couple villains).

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