April 19, 2016 In this episode Sean has a captivating discussion with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bass player Michael Kurth. He discusses his earliest influences his including K.I.S.S., The Blues Brothers movie, beating a chest of drawers with a hammer, and his affinity for the rock band Tool, plus a preview of an exciting ASO recording session with music director Robert Spano for the 17-18 season.
Michael Kurth (b. 1971) has been a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bass section since 1994. The Orchestra has given world premieres of two of his orchestral works, May Cause Dizziness in 2011 under Roberto Abbado, and Everything Lasts Forever in 2013 under Music Director Robert Spano. His third Atlanta Symphony Orchestra commission will be premiered in February 2016. Excerpt from the ASO website