Ancient Future


World Chamber Music

Matthew Montfort and Mariah ParkerWorld Chamber Music: This is a program of 20th and 21st century contemporary classical music from California for the world, reflecting the many cultural influences that are adding to the diversity of contemporary art music. Features compositions by composers such as Terry Riley, Lou Harrison, Matthew Montfort, and Mariah Parker. Video. >YTmusic (repertoire).

Classical Colors of the World

Seth MontfortClassical Colors of the World: This program showcases unusual classical music: flamenco piano, Brazilian jungle jazz, or the American Indianists! Seth Montfort (composer, pianist), made his concerto debut with the Denver Symphony at age 16. He is joined by his brother, Ancient Future leader Matthew Montfort on guitar. . Video.

Related World Classical Music Programs

Indian Classical

Guitar-Sitar Jugalbandi with Pandit Habib Khan and Matthew MontfortGuitar-Sitar Jugalbandi: Jugalbandi is a classical North Indian musical duet, in this case with the unusual configuration of Pandit Habib Khan on sitar and Matthew Montfort on scalloped fretboard guitar. They have enthralled audiences in India, Lebanon, and the USA. Video. >YTmusic (repertoire).

Chinese Classical

Chinese Classical MusicChinese Classical: This duet program shows both the ancient classical music of China and contemporary compositions. Zhao Hui began her studies of the gu zheng (ancestor of the koto) at the age of six, and won first place in China's National Classical Instrumentalist Contest. She is joined by Matthew Montfort, who uses the unique features of the scalloped fretboard guitar to interpret Chinese classical music. >YTmusic (repertoire).

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