City Lights: Chamber Cartel; French New Wave; And More

''City Lights'' revists Chamber Cartel's inventive piece for six percussionists on today's episode.
''City Lights'' revists Chamber Cartel's inventive piece for six percussionists on today's episode.
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Monday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 0:30: Atlanta-born opera singer and former All-American football player Morris Robinson speaks with Lois Reitzes about his residency with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, coming back home to Atlanta and his efforts to introduce classical music to younger ears;
  • 25:41: Emory University’s Film Department Chair Matthew Bernstein and curator James Steffen discuss the school’s four-month-long series of French New Wave films;
  • 34:06: Myke Johns visits the Goat Farm to report on Atlanta-based contemporary ensemble Chamber Cartel’s performance of a piece written for six percussionists — one of whom played an instrument that the musicians had to build themselves.