Redshift Radio is a new podcast showcasing contemporary music in Canada.
Host Adrian Verdejo will interview some of Canada’s most prominent figures in the contemporary classical music community, highlighting the diverse voices in Canada’s new music scene, and showcasing various selections from the growing catalogue of Redshift Records. https://redshiftrecords.org/
Episode 10 - John Korsrud
Adrian Verdejo interviews Vancouver composer, producer, and trumpet player John Korsrud. They discuss recent activities with his Hard Rubber Orchestra, including the recently released album "Iguana", which commemorates 30 years since he formed the group. John discusses his musical background as a composer, instrumentalist, and educator and shares some of the more memorable moments with HRO over the years.
Episode 9 - Glenn Sutherland
Adrian interviews Vancouver composer and ecologist Glenn Sutherland. They discuss recent and upcoming events with Vancouver Pro Musica, of which Glenn is President on the board of directors. Glenn discusses his path to being a composer while maintaining a career as an ecologist/researcher in the field of wildlife conservation.
Episode 8 - Colin MacDonald
Adrian interviews Vancouver composer and saxophonist Colin MacDonald. They discuss Colin's activities since the start of the pandemic, his background as a saxophonist and some of his major influences as a composer.
Episode 7 - Jennifer Butler
Adrian interviews Vancouver composer Jennifer Butler. They discuss her current projects, her musical background as a flutist transitioning to composition, recent explorations as a music educator, and she details her upcoming album "One More Way to See".
Episode 6 - Alfredo Santa Ana
Adrian speaks with Mexican-Canadian composer Alfredo Santa Ana, they discuss Alfredo’s current musical projects, his key influences and the path that lead him to being a composer and guitarist.
Episode 5 - Sarah Jo Kirsch
On this episode of Redshift Radio, Adrian Verdejo interviews Vancouver-based soprano Sarah Jo Kirsch.
They discuss Sarah Jo’s recent activities and plans since moving to Vancouver, and their musical evolution to becoming a performer of Art Song and contemporary music. They discuss the importance of sharing music which is culturally and socially relevant to the modern world.