In this episode, we learn a little bit about Sam’s taste in television; we discuss Hailey’s completely non-triumphant return to the orchestra by way of the front office; and we all learn something about the power of podcasts.
The New York Philharmonic is looking for a new music director, the Grammys are in, the American Composers Forum announces its 2015 _Champrions of New Music_ awards, and the Minnesota Orchestra is going to Cuba (via Germany for some reason).
In this episode we talk to Gloria Cheng about her new album, look at the Oscar nominations, some recent news about Hans Zimmer and Alexander Desplat, Lord of the Rings concert news, and what Bill’s been listening to lately.
Michael Giacchino speaks about scoring Jupiter Ascending for the Wachowskis.
Happy Birthday John Williams!
Bill has been listening to Nightcrawler by James Newton Howard, American Sniper by Clint Eastwood and Joseph S. DeBeasi, Saving Mr. Banks by Thomas Newman, and A Million Ways to Die in the West by Joel McNeely