Classical MPR’s The Choral Stream hosted a live broadcast with composer Jake Runestad about his music on the new Conspirare recording The Hope of Loving – watch it on demand via Facebook today:
The Hope of Loving: Choral Works of Jake Runestad
Jake Runestad is one of America’s leading composers of the younger generation; witness his many commissions from prestigious ensembles and arts institutions worldwide. This, the first Delos album devoted to his music, presents many of his finest choral compositions. Listeners will marvel at the rich, luminous textures, lyricism and harmonic wizardry of his compositions, as he explores (among others) themes of love, spirituality and the natural world in mesmerizing settings of verses by poets ranging from medieval mystics to more contemporary masters.