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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
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Classical music inspired by 9/11
Interestingly, composer Joan Tower's piece began life as a tribute to a friend, but it soon spiralled into something larger after the 9/11 attacks occurred. Written for string quartet, it's an atmospheric work that deals as much with the harshness of the losses as it does with the sorrow.