In Conversation with Charles Wuorinen

Throughout this season CMS has been celebrating various composers' 80 years of experience, craft, and skill. CMS Director of Artistic Planning and Administration Beth Helgeson recently sat down with American composer Charles Wuorinen to learn more about his illustrious career, his influences, and his thoughts on composition. His Piano Trio will be performed in the March 21 New Music concerts in the Rose Studio and streamed live at 9:00 PM ET.


About the Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano
On the personal process of composing
Compositional voice
Early career
Composers who were early influences
What do you need when you're composing


Enjoy a playlist curated by Charles Wuorinen.