Listen: American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) and Johann Johannsson in the CPR Performance Studio

February 11, 2014
Photo: ACME and Johann Johannsson in the CPR Performance Studio
The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) and Johann Johannsson performs Johannsson's music in the CPR Performance Studio on Feb. 10, 2014.

ACME -- violinists Laura Lutzke and Caroline Shaw, violist Caleb Burhans and cellist Clarice Jensen -- and Johannsson perform at 7:30 tonight at the Newman Center. They'll provide live accompaniment to the film "The Miners' Hymns," playing Johannsson's score with help from the Denver Brass.

Click the audio link above to hear the full broadcast, hosted by CPR Classical's Monika VischerThe musicians discussed modern classical music, Shaw's recent Pulitzer Prize and Johannsson's compositions, and played five pieces by Johannsson:

  • "Prisoners"
  • "Englaborn"
  • "Odi Et Amo"
  • "Fordlandia"
  • "Corpus Camera"

To hear more, check out these playlists of recordings from ACME members and Johannsson's "Miners' Hymns" score.