In this episode: Radio and television host Eddie Trunk recently released the second volume of his Essential Hard Rock and Heavy Metal series. He joins us to discuss some of his favorite bands. Plus he weighs in on the new Metallica concert film.
And: composer Aaron Dunn has a new idea – for some very old music. He tells us about his Kickstarter project called Set Chopin Free.
Also: we hear from two pianists who recently were announced as winners of the so-called MacArthur “Genius Grant”: Jeremy Denk and Vijay Iyer. We hear some live music from the two as well.