PRESS: New Albany professor, musician hosting new BBC radio show series

“Jon Silpayamanant, an adjunct professor at Indiana University Southeast, has spent his life dedicated to music — playing it, composing it and researching its history.

“Now, the IUS instructor is sharing his knowledge with the world through BBC.

“”How can what we know about western classical music be situated as part of a global history that includes other classical traditions, too?” Silpayamanant said in the radio show.”

“World of Classical” on BBC Radio 3

How much richer would our listening experience be if we could join the dots between classical music traditions around the world?

In this three-part series, Thai-American cellist, composer and transcultural researcher Jon Silpayamanant traces shifting global trends across different musical cultures.